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Tableau Bar Bistro

#123 of 2,944 Restaurants in Vancouver
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€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
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1181 Melville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 0A3, Canada (Bute)
+1 604-639-8692
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Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a superb meal with colleagues at Tableau. Great atmosphere, service and atmosphere. Highly recommended

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Thank DutchFamily6
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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277 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the salad nicoise and the tuna was delicious but it was mostly greens and not much for other accoutrements. The $5 mimosa tasted like cheap champagne with cheap OJ, glad it wasn't more than five bucks. My husband, however loved his Croque Monsieur. The service was very friendly and attentive.

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Thank Kwchilily
Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tableau is one of my favourite Vancouver establishments that I have been going to for many years now. It is my go to for special dinners like birthday, anniversary or if I want to treat friends or family to good food. The service has always been on point every time I've come and I don't know if it's a requirement... More 

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Thank anotableman
Vancouver, Canada
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with three colleagues for lunch. We all enjoyed our meals and the service was excellent. There is a good mix of traditional lunch options and healthy items to choose from. I went with the lunch bowl which was a mix of greens, beans, quinoa and other healthy items. Menu items are priced a few dollars higher than... More 

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Thank William H
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere, great service, delicious food. I had the trout and would highly recommend it. Great portion sizes and lots to choose from.

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Thank jeb12016
Norwich, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a cosy, casual meal here with friends last month. The decor is well done - has a feeling of a New York joint come French bistro. Good selection of places to sit - either at the bar, at high bench tables or regular restaurant seating. Staff were very attentive and friendly. The bartenders knew their stuff and made a... More 

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Thank TurnersTips
Victoria
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287 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful service, excellent food. IF you like mushrooms the toast is to die for. this is a great place for lunch

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Thank Yago1
Vancouver
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I had gone to this restaurant years agao and enjoyed it. This time, I was even more surprised as I had an even better experience than before! The servers were attentive and professional. All of the dishes were well presented and tasty. As this was a higher end restaurant, I was expecting to go home hungry. I was wrong! I... More 

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Thank talktovince
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I stayed at the hotel that is connected to this restaurant, at the end of a long day we often contemplated the easy option of going downstairs and eating at Tableau. After the first time we didn't make that mistake again. The bar is tiny and the seats are uncomfortable. The best thing about a hotel bar is that you... More 

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Thank Jen S
Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A local friends recommended for casual dinner and we were not disappointed. Easy street parking. Very attentive and prompt service. Food presented attractively and tasted great. French cousine. Noise level (music + other patrons) appropriate and allowed for undisturbed conversations. Price: appetizer, main course + 2 drinks, tip = $60/person. We are going to pass the recommendations onto anyone who... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1181 Melville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 0A3, Canada
    (Bute)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-639-8692

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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