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L'Abattoir Restaurant

217 Carrall St | GASTOWN, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2J2, Canada
604-568-1701
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Ranked #14 of 2,714 restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cordova Street
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English first
Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

I have eaten at many restaurants but this is some of the best food I have ever had!- Charming location and staff, food innovative and fun, plus reasonably price- Lucked out on a Friday night getting a table with my daughter- We are still talking about the food!

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This past Saturday night my wife and I dumped the kids and went downtown for a date night. We had a couple places in mind but no reservations. But since we were early we thought we might be able to sneak into a couple spots. We decided to try L'Abattoir first. We'd just missed the last open table. This is... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

An excellent restaurant, with great service and food. The only quibbles are the brevity of its beer listing and that my daughter's medium lamb loin arrived rare. As with most downtown restaurants, it is a little crowded, but it has a very good atmosphere.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Maybe I'm jaded but I expect most fine dining places in this city to be good without really being outstanding. L'Abattoir was a pleasant surprise. Ignore the creepy name (slaughterhouse) and indulge! The food was very well prepared and beautifully presented. My only criticism of the food was that the foie gras terrine seemed to be lacking in foie; could... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Great dining experience with good selection on the menu. Tenderloin was done perfectly, Rosé a good choice.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Totally over rated!Poor dineout food!The pork chop and salad were nasty.All those drugies walked around and scared to walk near by.

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Sydney
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This restaurant is an excellent place to have a great meal. It is a casual place, the service is excellent. Not rushed but attentive. The food is excellent. They allow time between courses which allows you to feel they are not rushing you out the door. Great wine list. Just a great place

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vancouver, BC
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149 reviews 149 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Managed to get a table for only ONE person for the Dine Out on a Tuesday night. Surprisingly, they sat me upstairs at a nice table for two; I should have brought someone but the reservation was only for one. My server was fantastic; always there but not intrusive and very low keyed which i liked. I had their POPLAR... More

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Ate there for a business dinner and the four of us were very impressed with our apps and mains. They have an interesting wine list and a helpful sommelier. Octopus was perfectly cooked, salmon app was amazing, lamb, ling cod and duck mains were stellar. - our

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London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This was one of my favourite meals in Canada. Located in the trendy Gas-town it has a great atmosphere. Very meat-heavy menu which is what you expect and exactly what we wanted. All the dishes had impressive presentation and the textures and flavours worked perfectly. We were celebrating a birthday meal and were given a free small cake and candle... More

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