If you are looking for a nice place to drink and dine with your friends, then you should be heading for Granville Room. Located in Downtown Vancouver, this cocktail tavern is quite popular for its extensive cocktail and beer selections. With interiors that look right out of a classic Hollywood flick, Granville Room is a perfect setting for late night outs with friends. They also serve contemporary and classic cuisine from a tapas style menu. One visit to this sophisticated bar will definitely bring you back again.
Established in 2007, Score on Davie is a famous sports and gay bar. It has won a number of awards including Best Gay Bar, Best Sports Bar and Best Breakfast. Not only that but the restaurant is also popular with the locals and tourists for its burgers, salads and pizzas. It is the perfect place to catch the season's game over drinks and good food in a very relaxed atmosphere. Open from 11a onwards on weekdays and 10a onwards on weekends.
At the end of some days, all you need is a familiar face and cold beer. The Black Frog offers just that making it the perfect local haunt for classic ales, wines, whiskeys and more. Food is served too with a fare that includes the usual suspects of chips, burgers and sandwiches. A great Irish pub that lets you knock back a few and enjoy the game.
Voted as the best brew pub on multiple occasions, this is a popular hot spot in the city. There are pool tables, live music on certain days and DJ events on others. Ales and lagers are brewed on the premises, including Indian Arm Pale Ale and Red Brick Bitter. The restaurant is family-friendly and offers a kids' menu too. The place has has TV screens, so you can enjoy a good game with friends over a couple of cold beers and their delicious pub grub. With a delectable menu on hand, you're sure to come out satisfied and happy.
The highlight at downtown trendy Keefer Bar is their creatively crafted cocktails. Flavors picked up from markets and herbalists in nearby Chinatown and styled apothecary drinks make the cocktails here unique enough to be talked and raved about by locals. For bites, small plates of Asian influenced dishes like pecking duck sliders, dim sum, ginger beef skewers, Chinese churros perfectly complement the drinks making for a one-of-a-kind night out in the city.
With the culinary elements manned by Canada's Iron Chef, Rob Feenie, Cactus Club Cafe features an innovative and lip-smacking cuisine. The kitchen rolls out tantalizing dishes like Tuna Stack and Calamari, steaks like Peppercorn Sirloin and Creole Steak, and mains like Grilled Dijon Salmon and Hunter Chicken. The ambiance here is a cross between casual and upscale fine dining; you can even choose to dine on their outdoor patio. Their wine menu is also quite extensive and you can choose a fine wine to accompany your meal. Head here, if you're looking for a classy evening of fine dining.
Relish the zesty taste of authentic Mexican cuisine at La Taqueria. This Mexican fast food restaurant chain is famous all over British Columbia for their delicious tacos and burritos served with fiery in-house made hot sauces. The menu includes multiple choices in veggie tacos, meat and seafood tacos, burritos and quesadillas. This traditional Mexican restaurant uses organic, fresh and only locally sourced ingredients to prepare their tacos, burritos and hot sauces. They also provide catering services for bulk order placements.
Enjoy a friendly night with the locals at the Fairview Pub in central Vancouver. Here one can choose their vice of choice and break into the beats of the live bands that performs here. Featuring artists such as BrickHouse and Urban Jam, the pub is packed on most days of the week. The hearty pub food, great entertainment and steady flow of booze make it a great place to hang out with friends.
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ offers a cozy dining space with dim lighting for savoring Japanese cuisine, with a focus on barbecue dishes. Guests can either order from the à la carte menu or opt for one of the prix fixe menus for couples and groups. Start your meal with appetizers like Sweet Potato Fries, Fried Bacon Chips and Fried Calamari. The main course consists of Premium Rib Eye, Angus Beef Ribs, Toro Beef and Pork Belly. There are plenty of options for vegetarians too with dishes such as King Oyster Mushrooms and Zucchini. Do not miss the selection of sake and virgin cocktails, along with desserts like Banana Chocolate Ice Cream.
With a nod from Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List and voted Vancouver’s best place for imaginative cocktails or a stiff drink, this upmarket pub is the perfect place for after-work libations. Everything about The Cascade Room harks back to the golden age of cocktails. Classics are the focus here, but more contemporary creations are also featured. Try the signature Hemingway daiquiri with its generous splashes of pink grapefruit juice and lime. Consider the in-house charcuterie, Venison & Pork Bolognese or the British Bangers & Mash for your dinner meal.
Enjoy Latin American street food at El Camino, a cozy bar and restaurant known for its zippy cocktails and food from all across South America. With specialty beers, cocktails, and tequila, this place is a great spot for a nice Saturday evening binge with friends. Try their absolutely smashing tapas, empanadas, tacos, arepas, bocadillos and scrumptious desserts. The restaurant uses spices and herbs, which are sourced from around the world and the dishes are always cooked at the time of order and served fresh.