About Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant
Vancouver, BC V6E 0A8
The concept of the “hotel as a home” extends to the restaurant as its casual family kitchen. Inspired by the casual, simple elegance of modern dining, Jean-Georges has created menus that emphasize fresh, locally produced ingredients, served in a sleek and sophisticated setting.
A destination restaurant with four distinct experiences: an intimate second dining room featuring a fireplace, a heated outdoor seasonal Terrace with city views, an enticing Bar and a sophisticated Dining Room. The full menu is available in all areas of the restaurant.
The Outdoor ( Seasonal ) Terrace and Bar are on a first come first served basis.
Please be advised that parties of seven or more are subject to an 18% automatic gratuity.
Contemporary Canadian, Seafood, Global, International
Hours of Operation:
Open 7 days a week.
Breakfast from 7:00am - 11:00am daily
Lunch from 11:30am - 2:30pm Monday to Friday
Brunch from 11:30am - 3pm Saturday and Sunday
Dinner from 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Bar Menu at our Bar and Lounge from Sunday - Thursday 11:30am - 11:00 pm, Friday & Saturday 11:30am- 12:00am.
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Secured underground Valet parking as well as Impark Self Park is located at 1137 Alberni Street (on the 1100 block of Alberni Street between the Coastal Church and Urban Fare). Follow the Shangri-La sign down the ramp.
The street level entrance to Market by Jean-Georges is accessible from 1115 Alberni Street. A glass elevator is also available to the left of the restaurant entrance, directly beside the Urban Fare grocery store.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
MARKET'S four distinct rooms, each with their own character, allow you to tailor-make an evening and create a memorable experience. SIMPLE. ELEGANT. CREATIVE.
Market by Jean-Georges Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
I am a regular customer to a Market's neighbour restaurant, which is family owned operated and I decided to try this time Market, big mistake, there is not point of comparison, I will definitely keep going to my regular Italian gem, exceptional value whereas Market lacks .
My boyfriend loved the menu, but I am vegan and chose the restaurant particularly for that reason and it honestly really let me down. I ordered the mushroom risotto and brussel sprouts. They were very average. I was also expecting vegan dessert but they only had fruit and sorbet. The yew is a much better option for upscale vegan dining.
For dinner, I had the parmesan crusted chicken, which was alright but the portion is small and not very filling. My wife had the steelhead which she liked, but I got a taste and it was quite plain. Our appetizers were good, I had the salmon sashimi on crispy rice which was tasty, while my wife has the salad with blue cheese, endives, and candied pecans.
The desserts were very good, I had the cheesecake and she had a warm chocolate cake. My wife does not normally like chocolate, but she loved it.
Love having dinner at Market. Unbeknownst to us it was Dine Out Vancouver week so the menu was limited but not at all disappointing. We started with our favourite wine, Tomasi Pinot Grigio. The pear, apple and endive salad offered complementary flavours with a blue cheese accent. We substituted the house vinaigrette for the blue cheese dressing, to single out the flavour of the crumbled blue cheese in the salad.
Mains were parmesan crusted chicken, and slowly cooked steelhead. Both perfection. We added roasted rainbow carrots because we both love our vegetables.
For dessert, my friend ordered cheese cake with warm pear compote. I declined dessert but was offered a fruit plate, not on the menu, which I accepted. Both desserts were enjoyed as a lovely finish to a lovely meal.
Service was as expected - courteous, wine glass never empty, the right amount of time between courses, knowledgeable about the menu and after-dinner sherry. We go to Market for the experience as much as the food.
It was restaurant week in Vancouver, and fortunately Jean-Gorges had some availability. The day of the reservation I called to try to come earlier, and the hostess was very accommodating. While the menu was somewhat limited due to restaurant week, the food was excellent. Beautiful space.
Good food in a nice, quiet restaurant with ambience. Great for special occasions, such as spouse's birthday or Mother's Day. Even my son, who is only 8, will behave to come to the restaurant. Both he and I recommend the tenderloin. He calls it the "fancy restaurant" and wants to come here for every Mother's Day.
The restaurant experience was fantastic.
One of our guest was running extremely late we felt terrible, but the staff at the restaurant made us at ease.
The food was good, good quality, nice presentation. We were out for Dine out menu (set menu with choices) the choices were not the greatest but what ever we picked was extremely well executed.
The most outstanding part of our experience was the fun but discreet staff. The service was excellent, attentive, prompt & service staff knew when not to interrupt.
I would improve 2 things, the dine out menu would be nice if french inspired food & the music levels should be up a bit as we didn't hear any music. (although the room has good acoustic & we did not hear the other tables)
Went for a dinner and had the worst service from this one guy, felt pretty neglected. Their food is always good and decent price and their cocktails are amazing! Ambiance is great. Been here many times before and have always received really great service until this time our server ruined it for me.
They charge $2 for hot water but room temperature water is free. I wasn't told when I ordered it and then found it on my bill. Spoke to the manager but response felt like 'that's a customary service we provide'...I've never been charged for hot water in Vancouver! It's not about the $2 but principle of it...
My friends and I enjoyed the food. Among other 4 or 5 star restaurants we went for dine out Vancouver, Market is so far the most pricey. Most of us had grilled beef so we added few bucks to avail it. Not so like with other restaurants, but the food was great. I love the sashimi steelhead appetizer. We will be back. 😍
It was delicious. Had a GF menu but the menu didn't have all the options. Glad I had seen the regular menu so I could inquire about options that were fine and GF on the main menu. Very small portions. Waited 10 minutes before anyone came to bring us menus or ask for drink orders which was odd, especially since it wasn't busy. Once things got going they were attentive.
Used to frequent this place often. It lost it's appeal several years ago. Food was ok, service was ok, but nothing stood out as exceptional. One thing that was awful was the tiny $9 serving of French fries...came to the table cold. I hate to say it, but I would have enjoyed a meal at Denny's more.
We eat here often and rarely have any issues. I'm not sure what happened but it took a really long time to get our lunch and when it arrived one of the Parmesan chicken dishes was perfect and the other was overdone and dry.
Nobody asked us how our food was until we had finished eating and we had a guest so we didn't complain. She really enjoyed her mushroom risotto. The other issue is that none of the servers apologized for or acknowledged the 30 minutes it took to get our lunch entrees.
As I said, we are regulars. Generally, Market is consistently excellent in every way. It's not very innovative but the quality of food and service is typically great. So let's call it an off-day. In the future, I would encourage them to have staff notice when patrons are sitting and sitting without food. And when the food arrives, please ask how it tastes before the meal is over.
This used to be one of my favourite restaurants. My friends had soup that was delicious and one friend had scallops which were wonderful.
My other friend had risotto which she said tasted soapy. My truffle pizza was mediocre at best. I think the crust was pita bread. Not worth eating.
Maybe they had a fill in chef since it was Wed lunch?
Service used to be spectacular but our poor waitress got several things incorrect. No big deal I guess.
Anyway - I won't be suggesting lunch or dinner at Market again.
Food tasted fairly good. However, presentation lacks creativity. The fish and scallop dishes came as the exact same plating. Desserts were good. Service was above average. Had one of our order wrong but rectified with a correct dish without charging. Birthday diner had a complimentary dessert. Overall a pleasant evening without burning a hole in the pocket.
Service and food presentation was excellent. When we asked to move so we could be closer to the live music, it was accommodated right away which was great as it was Christmas dinner.
The food was ok, not quite as I would expect from a restaurant of this caliber. Unfortunately for me, I also got food poisoning from the meal. Needless to say I don't expect this from a meal nearing $200 a cover including tip and wine.
Would likely not return based on food quality not being superb as I expected for the price , but mostly because of the food poisoning.
At any rate, great ambiance and service if that's your priority.
My husband and I dined here on Christmas day for brunch. As we got situated we asked the server to get us water with lemon. Water came in a few minutes but lemon didn't make it to our table until we asked for it 2 more times. Server did not (or forgot) to ask if we wanted any other drink such as coffee, tea or mimosa, before or when she took our food order. They had a prix fixe menu for the day but there were still some options to choose from. My husband had salmon lox on open bagel for starter, Angus beef flat iron steak for main and toffee pudding for dessert. I had fruit and Greek yogurt for starter, crab & spinach Benedict for main and cheesecake for dessert. To sum it up, the food was sub-par. The bagel salmon lox was served on was rock hard, flat iron steak tasted like the meat was boiled before it got grilled (no flavor and liver-ish texture). My Benedict had enough crab meat but too fishy, spinach overcooked and very bland overall. Desserts were decent, but nothing special. To sum it up, we expected much better service and food experience for the money we spent. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.
Christmas Eve you'd expect some atmosphere, flowers, maybe a table cloth ($98 per person) instead of breakfast nook placemats. Lights on full. Food ok but nothing to pause over. Turkey dinner used the ploy of lots of mashed potato and stuffing to cover paucity of actual turkey meat. Tired dated plating. Good wine suggested pairings. Poor value overall. Room needs an update as does the food
Was there for lunch with clients and it was perfect. Delicious heirloom tomato and Burrata salad, scallop appetizer was beautifully presented and delicious. My only complaint is that some menu items are definitely overpriced by Vancouver standards even if this is a high end restaurant.
Definitely worth a visit, the sashimi steelhead salmon on crispy rice appetizer was excellent, as well as the Haida saltfish prepared with a nice compliment of an Asian fusion spicy(mild) thick sauce (like a compote)on the side along with a bowl of white rice. The grilled carrots were a little disappointingly overcooked.. They have a very nice selection of local wines as well as a good selection of new and old world wines to satisfy everyone's preferences. They could do a better job on the wine pairing suggestions but they were very considerate and helpful given we ordered by the glass for the courses.
Our waiter was great! She had a smile on her face every time she came to the table, even if she was just refilling our water. The chef was amazing!
The seating was a bit close together for a date. And it seemed the later the night, the other guests started to get drunk, swear and shout... but it was a Saturday night, so it happens!
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