We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Delicious French Cuisine & Amazing Service”
Review of Le Crocodile

Le Crocodile
Ranked #21 of 3,975 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: West End
Reviewed February 19, 2014

This will always be one of Vancouver's Classic French restaurants. If you want a traditional fine dining experience, I recommend you check this place out. The last time we visited, everything was perfect...ingredients, service timing, recommendations and atmosphere. They don't even dim the lights much because they want to draw attention to the beautiful food.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank RosemaryHeights
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (907)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

526 - 530 of 907 reviews

Reviewed February 11, 2014

Having lived in Paris, I was delighted to find a place catering to traditional French tastes. The meats were cooked expertly and the sauces were rich and complemented each dish nicely. Service was incomparable. We stayed three hours for dinner and savored every bite.

Thank mashaga
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 30, 2014

We arrived on time for our reservation and were told that the table where we were to be seated was still occupied. We were offered two other options but we chose to wait. The Maitre D' asked if we would like a drink while we waited and promptly took our order and served the same.

We were seated at our table only to find that adjacent to us were five young men who were loud, obnoxious and showed little regard for the diners nearby. They were joined in contributing to the loudness when a table of three couples were seated. Several guests talked exceedingly loudly for a room that was only noisy because of the five young men (I should say only 3 of the 5 shouted back and forth at each other and giggled incessantly.)

Needless to say, the ambience was severely compromised and when the young men left, the atmosphere, even with the older, inconsiderate table remaining, was much improved.

We chose the chef's tasting menu with the foie gras course and a couple of the wines suggested from the pairing menu. Each dish complemented the next as one would hope. The food was very interesting, well presented, and as flavorful as one could hope.

The caribou with the truffle cream sauce was my personal favorite. Although incredibly rich, the taste and texture was wonderful.

The tasting menu is not for the faint of heart and perhaps it would have been less filling had we not added the foie gras. All so very good.

The wait staff were incredibly attentive and never intrusive.

Our plan is that next time we will go on a weeknight in hopes the 'loud talkers' will stay away and the ambience we anticipate will be restored.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank CdnTrvlr2012
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 28, 2014

Le Crocodile was an incredible dining experience for us. The service was top notch, the atmosphere was pleasant and the FOOD is amazing!! I had the lobster tempura with grilled scallops..incredible! Highly recommend this place! It is a tad pricey, but worth every penny!

Thank Tara K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 26, 2014

Le Crocodile is a wonderful, authentic French restaurant. The service is outstanding and welcoming. The food is absolutely delicious. Try anything, it will be great! Special touches are always added. We eat out frequently in Vancouver, and this is our favourite restaurant. It is romantic, and charming. The perfect date night venue.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Dem6806
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Le Crocodile also viewed

Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
 

Been to Le Crocodile? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing