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Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar

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765 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
+1 604-688-6368
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While spending a couple of days and nights moored in False Creek we were looking for a venue with live music and good food. And we discovered Frankie's. A limited Italian menu but when the Dave Robbins Sextet took the stage it was all about the jazz. We really enjoyed the music and the atmosphere of the place. We will... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room next to the dining room has live jazz some evenings that can be heard from the main restaurant. I probably enjoyed it more with the walls between us as it added a nice flavor to my experience. Even though I was by myself, I was offered a 4-person table in a nice location, which I appreciated. The food... More 

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Calgary , AB
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in the hotel that Frankie's is loacated in, and had dinner and breakfast for 6 people. Both meals were good, and although the food was not remarkable, it was certainly fine. Lasagna was huge, and rather strangely assembled, but quite tasty. Seafood linguini was excellent. They were a little skimpy on the olive oil and balsamic for the table.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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189 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Recommended by the owner's cousin from back home, we chose to try Frankie's and are so happy we did. Called at 6:30pm for a 7:15pm reservation, no problem. Lovely hostess seated us right away, asked which table we preferred. Lovely decor, excellent staff. Started with polenta fries and sautéed garlic shrimp with San Marzano tomatoes, both generous portions and very... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,509 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The alto saxophone player PJ Perry played with a fabulous combo. Cool jazz and a great vibe. We stayed for two sets. We ordered white bean Cannellini dip with crostini, panzanella salad and the Margherita Pizza we added mushrooms and green olives. All the food was quite good. We had a bottle of the San Christina Chianti which paired nicely... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

very good overall staff ,food drinks etc. the only disappointing was when it came to ordering dessert ,we waitied 45 minutes for ice cream(even though they did,nt charge us for it ) otherwise food was awesome our server i think her name was aleksa (soory if its wrong)she was greatttttt tks kal

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Silverdale, Washington
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I decided to eat here after a late game since it is attached to the hotel we stayed at. We enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant. There was low lighting and and a candle on every table. Our waiter was fantastic, very nice, and friendly. One of my friends has a serious allergy to gluten, so she... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two couples went to Frankie's for dinner because it was mid-way for us, and close to transit. We had (our test item) calamari -which were unremarkable, and tried the arancini - which were god-ball sized, unlike their Sicilian counterparts that are more oranges or grapefruits. Looked nice enough, but was bland. While my Italian is passable - some of the... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE went to Frankie's on a Monday night, which is a quiet night in most towns. We were looking for Jazz and a meal and we certainly found it. There was a 16 piece jazz big band with three extra singers. It was full on from 8pm. The food and wine was excellent and the staff coped well with a... More 

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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

I had high hopes booked on open table.com and was trying this restaurant on that I was disappointed by the front staff and kitchen drinks delayed appy came with meal not before no water offered and food was not Italian poor Represented

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $26
Cuisine
Italian, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2M4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-688-6368
Description
Frankie's Italian Kitchen & Bar offers traditional, simple and fresh Italian meals based on family recipes with the flavours of southern Italy as well as newly inspired Italian dishes in a contemporary but classic setting. The menu offers a wide selection of fresh house-made pastas and traditional comfort fare. The bar offers classic cocktails and the wine list is focused on well represented and down-to-earth British Columbia VQA wines and imported Italian wines. Frankie's, true Italian, family food & friends. Close to Rogers Arena and BC Place Stadium.

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