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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 - 11:00 pm
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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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank John D
Plano, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for during the rugby 7s tournament and it was ok. The calamari was very good and the spaghetti and meatballs was respectable, but I wouldn't call the food anything special really.

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Thank Julie R
Langley, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant several times and the food has been good. This time the food was terrible. I ordered a Caesar salad and pizza. The salad barely had any dressing and had dirt still on it. The pizza had a sour smell and no taste, the tomato sauce looked watery. We waited 25 minutes to be seated... More 

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Thank BroNel
Raffaele A, Owner at Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this review

I would like to apologize on your recent experiences at Frankie’s. We do strive to produce authentic Italian food and take great pride in delivering an exceptional dining experience to our guests. Unfortunately we fell short on delivering this experience and I do sincerely apologize. We look forward to serving you again and delivering the experience you have come to... More 

Delta, Canada
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of 10 for dinner, food mostly was very good. One person had salmon and it was dry. Calamari appetizer and Minestrone soup very good. Pasta dishes were good, and food was reasonably priced. Staff very busy, good of used more staff. The staff we had were friendly though. Toast at breakfast not very toasted.

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Thank Patricia5000
Abbotsford, British Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple of tables at the Frank's need to be save for the hotel Guests...the host at 5.45pm on March 7th was rude...me and my son were refused to dine ...maybe because we where not dressed properly...when half hour before a waitress asked me if I want to have dinner...Indont think that in half hour the restaurant become full..very disappointed... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed at Georgian Court Hotel, so Frankie's was very convenient. We didn’t check in until late, so we decided on appetizers. They have comfortable club chairs, that just made us want to relax and shed the travel off our backs. These were closer to the front window, otherwise, the rest of the dining room was typical hardback chairs. Reservations... More 

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Thank Karen427
Port Coquitlam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great spot to go pre game,, or anytime for that matter, Service is impeccable, the menu is very good, and lots of tasty choices... Some new renovations makes it even more comfortable. Happy Hour $5.00 wine is a great choice,, as well as Heineken Beer. I always make a point of going to Frankie's when visiting downtown... More 

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Aldergrove, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit, we sat in the jazz bar and had a wonderful time! They do ask you to be quiet, so it affects hanging out as a crowd/friends - some couples around us were not impressed - but the music is so loud, you either have to yell, or say nothing. Might be good for a date, less so... More 

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Thank Slick2121
Surrey, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Entertained by Gabriel Hasselback, Alita Duprey, another female singer, and three other players...great service, delicious food (salad, lamb, pasta, sorbetto, tiramisu, olives in truffle oil, bread with olive oil & balsamic), FUN!

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Thank robyn r
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place before or after a show at the QET. Terrific service and very tasty dishes: meatballs, prawn & crab raviolo, lamb shank & shrimp scampi tagliatelle. Fantastic just sorry we were too full for dessert. Next time ...

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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 - $27
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
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, 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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