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Provence Marinaside

1177 Marinaside Crescent (Davie St.) Send to Phone
Nice native Jean-Francis Quaglia cooks Provençal-inspired fare in a hip Yaletown location.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Provence Marinaside Restaurant Review

: Presided over by the husband-wife team of chef Jean-Francis and Alessandra Quaglia, the menu combines traditional favorites from the French Mediterranean and seasonal, local ingredients. Pacific Northwest seafood and antipasti take center stage in the big, comfortable Yaletown dining room. Among the latter are pissaladière; squid in vinaigrette; tomatoes with bocconcini; escargots and mushrooms drenched in a garlicky tomato sauce; a richly flavorful fish soup; or warm goat cheese crusted with herbes de Provence on a bed of organic greens. Mains, such as a classic bouillabaisse, served with a fiery accent of rouille and shards of Gruyère, and free-range chicken with frites, are French comfort food at its finest. Save room for a lemon tart, madeleines and macarons. The carefully composed wine list focuses on BC and French bottles with plenty of shellfish-friendly whites and rosés. Afternoon tea is served Monday through Saturday from 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; reservations are required. Breakfast or brunch on the expansive patio overlooking the marina offers the city’s best venue for people-watching.

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