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Jules Casual French Bistro

#168 of 2,894 Restaurants in Vancouver
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Neighbourhood:
Gastown
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216 Abbott Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K8, Canada
+1 604-669-0033
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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98 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just ate at Jules yesterday for lunch with my wife and was very pleased with the onion soup and the absolutely superb liver mousse.Both dishes are worth while and have been consistent over the past few years.The other dishes we had were below expectations and were not well prepared. The croque monsieur and croque madame were overdone and extremely old... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought friends to taste the amazing French Onion soup that we loved so much on our last visit. It passed the test with flying colours but the service, however, fell flat. When a party of four is not asked if they would like another beverage that she a problem. The meat on the charcuterie plate was great but the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across Jules and I'm glad we did. We had the 3 course special for $30 and selected the delicious French Onion Soup, steak and fries and chocolate Terrine. The atmosphere was clean, cosy and French. You could swap the dessert for any other on the menu for $2.50 which we did and had a wonderful Creme Brûlée. Value... More 

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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323 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got hungry late in the afternoon and stumbled upon Jules. It was happy hour and they served a number of small dishes at very good prices. Since we like to sample different dishes this was just what we were looking for. So we ordered some good wine and a couple of small bites each. The French bistro may be... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We intentionally searched for a french bistro. I am french, my son is a french chef, we know what french food is. We were very excited to eat here. it started really well and went downhill from there. The owner was very rude when we asked a simple question. The food was not that good, I have had much better... More 

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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Went in early for happy hour and dinner. Wine was pretty good and enjoyed the cheese tray. It was in an interesting, pretty part of Gas Town. Nice ambience, good service and good food. It was completely full by the time we left. Excellent steak & frites

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Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We came across this place by pure chance and what a jewel! The bread, French onion soup and the pork chop....sooo good. Ambience is fabulous. The wine recommendation paired beautifully and the service is authentically French without the pomp. Great little spot.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this lovely off the main streets Gastown French bistro. Fois gras was delicate and nicely presented. Waffle was delicious -toasty and filled with grapes pine nuts whip cream & syrup. We will for sure return to try a dinner.

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Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had a lovely evening meal here. Food was excellent although service was a little slow at times but having said that it was very busy so perhaps understandable. Menu offered a very good choice & also a good selection of wines. Had a nice atmosphere to the place very well located within Gastown area. Would recommend it & will... More 

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Cleveland, OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stopped in here for lunch and felt like we were in Paris. The Nicoise Salad was delicious and better than the one I had in Nice. My husband enjoyed his French Onion Soup and Croque Madame sandwich. One downside was the coffee, which tasted as though it was made from instant powder. It was certainly not French press! We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Abbott Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2K8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighbourhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-0033

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Gastown
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's history a more lively presence here than anywhere else. Having been originally founded around a popular worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of Vancouver's best micro-breweries, creative cocktail joints, and corner bars can be found in this area. Classical charm suffuses its many vintage boutiques and the brick-built structures that an army of creative professionals call home.
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