Review: Salade de Fruits

by gigi on November 5, 2007

Victoria, Connie, and I went to Salade de Fruits at 1551 W. 7th Ave in Vancouver for brunch one weekend. It is a little French bistro tucked away in the French Cultural Centre. It was a bit tricky finding the entrance to the restaurant because you go in through the cultural centre doors.

salade de fruits

Once we were at the entrance, we were greeted in French by a friendly server. The menu was also in French, so this was a good opportunity for me to practice my limited French skills. :) The server will also help you navigate the menu if you are having trouble.

Both Victoria and I chose the crepe of the day, which was spinach. You also have a choice of potatoes or salad for your side dish. We decided on the salad, which came in a light lemon dressing and was very tasty. The crepes came in two rolls and was stuffed with spinach and a creamy cheese sauce. Even though it was only two fairly small crepes, the filling was so rich that we were both full after eating this. There was also a small selection of fruit with our crepes.

salade de fruits, brunch

Connie settled on the ham omelet, which was the omelet of the day. Her dish cost the same as ours ($7.95) and was a great value. Along with the omelet, she also had a lamb sausage, potatoes, a slice of baguette, and fruit. The omelet was layered generously with cheese and ham.

salade de fruits

I also ordered a hot chocolate with my crepes. The chocolate wasn’t as rich as I would have liked and was a bit lukewarm.

salade de fruits

I would definitely come back for brunch again. The dishes were light and a great way to start your day. They also have set dinner menus for $21.99, which I would love to try out sometime.

Details:
1551 W 7th Ave, Vancouver
Tel: 604-714-5987

Summary:
Food: [rating:4]
Service: [rating:3.5]
Price: $

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