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Frankie's Jazz Club

4.5
209 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Welcome to Frankie's Italian Kitchen & Bar-the perfect place to relax with friends & family while enjoying a glass of wine with our authentic, house-made Italian cuisine. We are also proud to introduce Frankie's Jazz Club! Featured in DownBeat Magazine's "Great Jazz Venues of 2016", our jazz club serves an exceptional calibre of both local and international musicians along with our authentic Italian fare.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of Operation
Happy Hour: Wednesday - Friday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(604) 688-6368
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
West Georgia and Robson Street
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Parking Details
Located in the Georgian Court Hotel at 773 Beatty Street, Vancouver, B.C.
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Public Transit
Walking distance from Stadium/China Town skytrain station.
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Entertainment
Vancouver’s Home to Live Jazz & Blues! Located immediately across the street from BC Place and around the corner from Rogers Arena, offering late night shows Thursdays to Sundays from 8-11pm. For tickets, please phone us. Also, join us for Happy Hour with live jazz and blues (no cover) every Wednesday to Friday from 4-6pm.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 209 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.0
Food
4.4
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

The band we saw was just brilliant- Frankie's keeps such a high standard of performers. And the waitress we had was brilliant. A great evening out!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Frankie’s Jazz Club was wonderful. Excellent food, service and entertainment. There is a cover charge but it was worth it!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent, as usual!! An unbeatable combination of tasty and well presented food, top notch service and the best music in town. Kudos to Riley and the hostess staff and the waiters and bartenders. Note to the chefs: please keep that yam soup around.......I could eat a bucketful.

Betty Perverzov

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Privlege to hear the Arntzen Bros. , in a Listening room with good food.

Note: left behind a small black remote control for a hearing aid on 2nd level table:; close to the door. if found, please call - 604-434-9857

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Great for listening to some good jazz, food was good, service was great.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Wonderful music and friendly service.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We really enjoyed an incredible evening of fantastic jazz music. Really appreciated how respectful both the staff and patrons were with regard to being quiet enough to allow the music to be the focus. Musicians of that calibre deserve respect like that, and it makes for a unique experience - as we the audience shared a common bond: being moved by the music.

The food menu had a good variety to choose from, although more easily shareable appetizer plates would be nice. We shared the prawns but it got messy! ;) Wine list was great.

Will definitely go here again!

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1.0Dined on April 5, 2018

You do not have my permission to ask for reviews or in any other way use my email. I only gave it because the system would not let me make the reservation without entering it, but it must NOT be used outside my work. Please delete it from your database.
I have entered whatever values to let the system get this message to you. They don't mean anything.

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

We met at Frankie's Jazz Club in the evening to enjoy the music of Rumba Calzada. We did not eat this time, but shared some wine and had a truly memorable experience.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great place to eat excellent food and listen to the best jazz from around the world as well as top local musicians.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Frankie’s Jazz Club presents world-class jazz (and sometimes Latin and world-music), a listening environment, delicious food (like the mushroom risotto we enjoyed), fantastic service. Don’t hestitate to choose this live music venue Wed-Sun for your next date or cultural outing! Hostess Riley is super friendly, as was our server Erica and bartender Rylan.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Fine food, attentive and prompt service and the best jazz music in town is an unbeatable combination. I always enjoy going to Frankie's and return frequently.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Great night on Easter weekend.

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4.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Booked reservation through Open Table, but it wasn't clear there would be a $15 cover per person (looked like one charge per table reservation). We were happy with the entertainment but that cover charge sure adds up if you are also eating and drinking alcohol.
Overall food was great, service was ok considering how busy it was, and the music was impressive. We noticed the back half of the bar was very noisy and it was often hard to tune that out and enjoy the music. For sure avoid seating near the back if you really want to listen to the performance. If you want to just talk loudly with friends all night, this may not be your best choice.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

This was our first time visiting Frankie's and we were very happy with this new find! The very knowledgeable and helpful servers, menu /wine options and great tasting food will definitely make us visit again during our next trip to Vancouver!

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Even during a special, CBC/Juno recording event, the staff at Frankie’s managed to do their usual excellent job. And the jazz and the recording were great too.

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

The live music was fabulous, the food was decent. The service was fairly good but she brought us wine that was off, a wrong meal, and brought our change back 15 minutes later. Otherwise she was pleasant and sorted out the issues for us.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

A lovely intimate spot. They have a noise policy that they take seriously once the band starts. It makes for an enjoyable musical evening. The service was great and the food fantastic. We had calamari and veal parmigiana huge portion size and delicious. Great overall experience.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

it was great and we appreciated the effort to cater to vegan guests

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Frankie's consistently serves up excellent live jazz performances at a reasonable price with focus on the music - no loud crowds keeping you from enjoying what you came for.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Great dining atmosphere with good menu. Service is very friendly. Great place to grab a bite and enjoy live jazz and world music on their stage later that evening. Best jazz bar in the city.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Full disclosure: I'm a regular, but this is my very first review. I've been coming to this place since it started presenting live jazz music in 2015. I love jazz music, but I wouldn't keep coming back and keep gushing about this venue only for the music. The staff is also a large part of the equation.

It's a very personal experience for me, from the hostess to the bartender. An outgoing bartender (as in moving away) took the time to bring her replacement over to shake my hand and get acquainted with me. This is a very personal touch and shows they care. I will never forget this.

Live music has a good home in Frankie's, just be prepared to keep quiet and listen.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Nice little Jazz Restaurant. Would have been nice to know there was a $20/person cover though before the bill came.

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3.0Dined on March 9, 2018

I had the chicken linguine. The chicken was not fresh and it was tough. The sauce was very good. Two other people at my table had gnocci with bolognese sauce - both said the gnocci was not very good - it was not freshly made but the sauce was good. The fourth person at my table had lasagna and said it was good. The music was very good. Also, I wish you had happy hour back - I enjoyed going to it.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

As usual we shared a meal, our favourite is the salt & pepper wings and fries. Coupled with a beer, good.
The entertainment is what we are there for, and it did not disappoint. The Dylan Cramer Trio was right on
top of their game tonight.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

很棒的晚上。带老婆来看DYLAN CRAMER的现场。食物很好,调酒也不错。气氛很好的店

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4.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Great food, great service and the best music in town!! Highly enjoyable.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Good service. Good food. Good music. Good times! We loved our waiter, very friendly personable and attentive

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The music was great abd the food was pleasantly good as well. So we are going back next weekend with a friend from San Francisco.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We had a wonderful evening. Great music, service and food. We will return.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Loved BLACK GARDENIA please bring them back! So glad it was suggested to not chatter thru their performance. Food was good too!

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

A really excellent place to enjoy great jazz and wonderful food. Superlative service from the door staff to the bar staff. All top notch! Vancouver is very lucky to have this club.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food. Great service and the show was awesome! Had a lot of fun. Would definately go back :)

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

The food was amazing. Great atmosphere with live music and friendly staff, but note that it is discouraged to talk while the musicians perform, so it may not be the best place for catching up with friends. I would recommend getting there early if you plan on chatting, but otherwise I will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Great atmosphere and great music! Cozy, casual and a great night out!

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2.0Dined on February 9, 2018

First time at Frankie's. I'd heard such a lot about it so perhaps my expectations were too high. The pasta and meatballs were only fair and the bread unimpressive. $20 cover per person for the music seemed a bit excessive. I've been in enough jazz bats to know that the cover is often waived if you done and drink. Was it good? It was okay. Was it $120 good? Not nearly.

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4.0Dined on February 8, 2018

I was by myself this evening and had to wait a few minutes past my reservation because they had just had a large group before. The table I had was great for viewing and hearing the music and the service and food was excellent. The no talking policy when the music is on is a great
asset to music lovers.The best place for live jazz in Vancouver!

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

I like this restaurant. It's hard to find a restaurant where a "single" diner can feel comfortable and not conspicuous.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was delicious, great jazz music! We both appreciate it very much that the restaurant has a silence policy during the performance of the musicians.
We definitely come back!

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3.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Great Jazz
Underwhelming food for the price.

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