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La Brasserie

3.9
31 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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French
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  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion

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A Neighborhood Gem, La Brasserie is a cozy Franco-German restaurant located in the heart of Vancouver’s West End. Relax and indulge yourself as you watch our Chefs prepare your meal in our open Kitchen. La Brasserie offers it’s guests French and German inspired comfort cuisine, made from the freshest ingredients using French cooking techniques. Reminiscent of authentic Brasseries found in Paris, we provide for a complete dining experience . We are proud to use locally sourced ingredients from neighboring producers and the Chefs make everything from scratch (including our famous ketchup and mayonnaise).
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
French, German
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm; Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 9:30am - 2:30pm Please note: CLOSED for all MONDAYS from August 29 - September 26.
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Phone number
(778) 379-5400
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Neighbourhood
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3.9based on recent ratings
3.8
Food
4.2
Service
3.9
Ambience
3.6
Value
Noise · Quiet
86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

We go here a lot with out of town guests. Never fails to impress.

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2.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Sub par over priced food. Had a reservation and staff said they didn’t even have a reservation under my name. Overall not impressed.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Being French myself, I was absolutely impressed with the authentic french cuisine served to us. I went there for brunch the first time and the croque-madame was to die for. 2 days later I went back for dinner and had moules et frites. To my surprise they were even better than the ones I cook! Keep up the good work guys and you will see me often.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Not a very good experience on Valentine’s Day for 3 girls. Firstly, I was not a big fan of a set menu option. $60 for a 3 course meal was not worth it here. Secondly, the steak entree I got was overly salted, and they even cooked my rare steak a medium. There was no redness in my steak. But on the other hand, my friends steak was too rare for her. So in my assumption they must’ve switched our plates up. Servers were kind of giving off a bad vibe that day. They kept hitting my friends chair and my friend was annoyed. I wasn’t really happy that I had to get my food re-did while my friends were eating. We all consumed so much water that night because of our salty food. The appetizers was actually not bad and it was probably the only thing we enjoyed. For dessert , we got creme brûlée and that wasn’t even that good... I probably would never come back. Unfortunately I was disappointed.

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4.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Very personable service and great food. Thank you. Wine selection was excellent and the variety of food options excellent.

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1.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Awful food, great service and just ok ambience.

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2.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Have been a long time fan of this restaurant and had not been for a couple of years - WOW WHAT A DECLINE !

food was average and overpriced - very uninspired - waitress was quite pretentious and clearly didn’t want to help us ..


In addition the restaurant was empty - and they accused
Me of not showing up for my reso? This was fixed after OpenTable contacted me but man ... what a bad experience and I won’t be back ... way better places for that kind of money

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Family brunch (age range 16 to 86) all very happy with food choices

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

We ended up a smaller group then anticipated - no problem. We cancelled the reservation and sat at the bar - no problem. We mentioned we had to get in and out quickly - no problem. Staff was friendly - food was great. Highly recommend this place and will come again when we have more time to savour the experience.

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5.0Dined on December 12, 2017

LOVED the steak and fries! Beer flight was great too

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2.0Dined on December 10, 2017

Made a reservation the day before for 5 people and they were completely unprepared for us. Luckily it wasn't very busy at on Sunday for Brunch around 12:30 and they added an extra seat to a table of 4. Then they moved us to a bigger table when the place emptied out. Overall not particularly impressed by the service or food and especially by the lack of awareness of the reservation. Why even be on this site if you don't check. Food was ok but overpriced and small portions

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4.0Dined on December 9, 2017

La Brasserie has been one of my favorites since they opened, but had not been in a few years. Everything was as I remembered but the service was horrible - the server was pleasant enough but was not paying attention to empty glasses or attentive at all. We would have liked wine with our meal after pre-dinner cocktails but didn't come over to ask. This was disappointing as we were there celebrating our birthdays and I expected much more based on my many previous dining experiences here.

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4.0Dined on December 5, 2017

Great French bistro for and experience

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5.0Dined on October 28, 2017

We were there 4 years ago on vacation and I researched my old visa charges to recall the name. We were again vacationing in Vancouver so returned to the restaurant. It was exactly as I remembered it. Excellent ambience great service and mussels that were as big as golf balls and melted in your mouth! One of my favorite restaurants in the world. Prices are very reasonable and the neighborhood is festive and fun.

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4.0Dined on October 24, 2017

Great good and GREAT service. Our Second time there and was even better

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3.0Dined on October 1, 2017

the food was good, not outstanding but certainly won't disappoint you; the service was very friendly , just a little bit too noisy for my taste,I would recommend this restaurant to whom looking for a a place with good dishes for good friends, but not get your wallet robbed. I really enjoy the alcohol free beer they offered.

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2017

We've never had a bad meal here. The service is always top notch, and so is the food. The same items have been on the menu for years, but they have changed slightly over time. Their steak frites is amazing! One of the best places on Davie, bar none.

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5.0Dined on August 18, 2017

We had a craving for moules frites and they delivered. Bread and vegetable sides come with plenty of butter.

It's always a treat at la brasserie

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2.0Dined on August 11, 2017

Nice little Restaurant which tries to cook french, but does not succeed.
Salade Nicoise was a very small affair without anchovis (?) and the tuna was hidden in a sauce (?). Definetly to tiny to share.
The mussels were big ones but a little on the downside from freshness to muffy.
The mousse au chocolat (very small again) was served together with peanutbutter!!!!, what a great shame, that should be done never.
Alltogether we spent for two with a bottle of rose' wine nearly 170$, that was not worse it.

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1.0Dined on July 29, 2017

It was my birthday. We were sat next to a crying child. The waitress never smiled once
she obviously didn't like what she was doing. Overall we didn't enjoy the evening
at all.

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2017

This small restaurant has some great food, classic French cuisine all well prepared

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3.0Dined on July 14, 2017

Looked forward to dining here, but they must have changed ownership. The best thing on the menu, mushrooms with spaetzle, was gone. The veal was overcooked and tough. The chicken was dry. Just not the same. Won't be returning.

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4.0Dined on July 13, 2017

One hit, one miss. Bavette steak & frits, perfect. Lamb cheeks niggardly portion, served on an enormous portion of pureed squash. Hot squash, lukewarm kale, warm-ish scant protein.

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4.0Dined on June 16, 2017

Always enjoy Brasserie food. The bar is fun for two as you can watch food prep.

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2017

One of those neighborhood gems you hope to find but rarely do. This is the real deal.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2017

The service was friendly and accomadating. The food was beautifully plated and tasted just as good! I will definately come again during my next trip to Vancouver!

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2017

I must say I was so surprised by our dinner. We were challenged to find a restaurant Not participating in Dine Out and found this on Open Table. The food was amazing! Especially notable were the mussels and the steak tartar. Wow; the best I've had anywhere of both those things. I had the lamb cheeks, braised and very rich and tasty; the carrot and potato mash was excellent.. My son had the veal and it was a bit disappointing. I think staying true to the french cuisine would be the recommendation.

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2016

This place is great! The service and food was fantastic.

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5.0Dined on November 6, 2016

We changed the reserv to Sunday Brunch 11 AM for three. But this still showing as 6 PM. Fantastic Brunch . Excellent waitress Georgia. Very happy Larry B

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1.0Dined on September 20, 2016

Waited 45 minutes after being seated. No service. FYI: this is a no bread place.

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