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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 #29 of 2,811 Restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cordova Street
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We love the cocktails - especially Smoke and Mirrors- and the food - everything we've ever had but my husband says their halibut is the best in the city. And the service is charming, never oppressive but always right there when needed. And if you sit in the Atruium it is quieter than the lively bar area.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The idea behind l'Abattoir is very simple: To serve the most delicate dishes made with the freshest ingredients available at this very moment. But very few restaurant can actually do it correctly and for a long period of time. I usually share 5 or 6 plates with one or two friends and we love to try to guess all the... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We were recommended to visit by our concierge, so we ventured to the up and coming Gastown district of Vancouver. The restaurant is unpretentious and crisp with lots of character. We opted to dine at the bar as it was early lunch. Our waiter was the bar tender who was prompt and knowledgable and oozed hospitality elegance. We had three... More

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

From comments of friends chefs in Montreal(Joe Beef alumni) i expected a lot:i got even more. Locationwise a lovely restaurant with soul and ambiance in trendy Gastown; definitely a buzzing place, yet much more than that. short unpretentious menu presenting well executed regional products: iconic modern 'steak Diane' ,superb Duck with a smoky touch...all of it very good.very good friendly... More

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Montreal, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Our biggest disappointment. Yes, we can bring our wine bottle but with $30 expenses to open it as well to forget this alternative. The owner would not especially should make less money by remaining taken with the bottles of his wine cellar sold to a disproportionate price. As for the food, it is good except that one half-hour after your... More

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We started with New York sours which was a delicious cocktail and then had octopus that was very good. Our mains were Steak Diane and a Scallop dish, both presentation and food were great! We were lucky enough to be in the second floor overlooking the bartenders working their magic. Highly recommended. We did however make the mistake of walking... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I went for the first time with my cousin. She had been prior to this for dinner with her Husband. So we came for cocktails since we were bar hopping in Gastown. I was just mesmerized as the bar tender was making our drinks. When he said they're strong, I didn't believe him at first, but he sure was right.... More

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england
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Booked table to celebrate our wedding anniversary, I know the name not the most romantic. Wonderful reception from friendly helpful staff. Great buzz in the restaurant. Excellent breads and a menu that had me struggling to decide on what to eat as all dishes looked wonderful. Settled on the octopus followed by the halibut which were spot on. Shared the... More

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Indianapolis, IN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I went here only for the dessert and it was awesome! It was a perfect portion and presented in an elegant fashion. Also, the décor within the restaurant is very trendy and intimate. It's a great date night spot!

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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200 reviews 200 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had visited this restaurant when we were in Vancouver last year, and enjoyed it so much we went again. The restaurant is in Gastown, and features an open floor plan with exposed brick walls. We split two cold appetizers, two warm appetizers, and a dessert, along with drinks. The service was good, the noise level energetic, and the food... More

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