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Farrar's Bistro

12514 NW 36th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98685-2227
+1 360-571-7005
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“fish tacos” (8 reviews)
“meatloaf” (5 reviews)
Grill, Healthy, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12514 NW 36th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98685-2227
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Salmon Creek area and liked what we read about Farrar’s Bistro. Mixed drinks were Huckleberry Lemonade and Pomegranate Collins, also liked Canton Cabernet. Food items included Fish Tacos, 1/2 Picatta, their seafood special and Chimichurri Steak. All excellent. We enjoyed it...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate in the dining room. We ordered the "wedge" salads but asked that they be cut before serving, and they arrived pretty small for the price. Other restaurants that offer wedge salads serve a large wedge with dressing and toppings, so we weren't impressed...More

Thank FarAway766780
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful little gem of a restaurant tucked away in Felida (NW Vancouver). Smoked shrimp and corn chowder soup was tasty with a hint of bacon, but the tomato bisque soup was outrageously rich and delicious! The side of flatbread with caramelized onions, cheese, heirloom tomatoes,...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Always delicious, clean, nice helpful staff and prices are in accordance to what they serve. We have never had a bad meal or experience here . Try this place , it will become your new family favorite

Thank cidertime1883
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Great food , good service.Neighborhood bistro .Try steak bites, shrimp, cheeseburger, chicken . I can’t wait to go back.Lunch is my favorite. Full Bar. You get what you pay for it’s worth the $$.

Thank Jakob A
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Nice, small, bistro with a nice beer list and terrific food. the service is great and the noise level small to moderate. Recommend

Thank Rupert J
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Since they first opened with a much smaller space than what they have today, this restaurant has been a winner! Great food and service with daily specials that knock your socks off! It is a cozy, friendly, neighborhood favorite and the staff is as good...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed December 1, 2017

My wife and I have been here several times we like the happy hour appetizers and having a cold drink in the bar while watching the game. Steak Bites and a Small Wedge Salad are my go to. Items. I also like the fish tacos!...More

Thank Ridgefield_Gates
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Food here is always yummy. Especially at happy hour. We don't live far and end up walking. The drinks are pretty good too. The reason for the 4 star and not 5 is because the wait staff is usually pretty slow. When we went this...More

Thank Woody3978
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Lunch with friends on the patio on one of the last summer-like days in the Pacific NW was a great experience for all of us. The staff was amazing, giving our friend who is alergic to canola oil advice on the menu. Also gave great...More

Thank Dick L
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Rene B
May 6, 2018|
Response from Ridgefield_Gates | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is some outdoor seating. Not sure about dogs...
Cathy D
June 3, 2016|
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Response from beer492 | Reviewed this property |
I know the restaurant can seat that many, but I would call in advance for a group that large.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12514 NW 36th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98685-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 360-571-7005
  • E-mail
Located north of Vancouver lake in the Felida neighborhood, this quaint bistro offers unique lunch & dinner options. All fish, chicken, pork & beef are hand rubbed & smoked on premise. Dressings, marinades, salads & sauces are from scratch. We are committed to using fresh & local ingredients whenever possible. Lunch offers panini's, sandwiches, burgers, salads & soup. Dinner boasts several fresh fish options, riester farms lamb, signature picatta, mac & cheese, pulled pork platter, burgers, filet & an array of salads! Also offering TWO HAPPY HOURS in the bar daily from 4:00 - 6:00pm and 8:30- 10:30pm!
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