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.
This award winning restaurant occupies a 1912 heritage building at Dundarave Pier. It offers water views, and the heated patio gives you an even better vista. Dine amid rich interiors, fine finishes and wood accents. The horseshoe-shaped mahogany bar serves international wines and "best of the cellar" vintages. The menu showcases the best in West Coast Pacific Rim cuisine, with an emphasis on seafood. The Chilean Seabass, served with a sundried tomato pesto crust and roasted red pepper and basil cream, is an excellent choice.
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.
One of the city's most extravagant places to dine, this New York inspired steakhouse is one of the best places to be noticed in, if you're a single young professional. The high ceiling, three-storied restaurant has etched its place in the power-dining and matchmaking scenes. The menu is dominated by gourmet meat dishes. The roasted prime rib of beef is a popular entree, and the double-cut lamb chops are a favorite. Appetizers range from a selection of fresh oysters to fried calamari with hot cherry peppers and Cajun mayo.
This award-winning restaurant impresses with classic Northern Italian and French cuisine. The elegantly rustic setting includes white linen tables, dark wood accents, post and beam ceilings, tiles, and warm-hued walls. An open kitchen displays chefs and a long bar highlights views of the docks beyond. Appetizers include the bourbon-honey smoked salmon and the charbroiled calamari salad is unique. Among the pasta selection: artichoke and goat cheese mezzelune with spring vegetable ragout. Main courses include seared scallops and jumbo prawns.
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.
New India Buffet & Restaurant boasts of a charming dining room with a vivid red bar, and red tables and chairs, infused with a vibrant Asian aura. It serves Indian classics tweaked to suit modern tastes, complemented by beer and wine. It offers lunch and dinner buffets at set prices, which include dishes like Spring Rolls, Tandoori Chicken, Lamb Curry, Mini Samosa, Saffron Sweet Rice and Indian Yogurt Curry. However, customers need to order for items separately from its takeaway menu, which has typical dishes such as Palak Paneer, a cottage cheese dish, Chicken Tikka and Prawn Curry.
Enjoy Latin American street food at El Camino, a cozy bar and restaurant known for its zippy cocktails and food from across South America. With specialty beers, cocktails, and, of course 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 not pre-cooked.
Tap & Barrel is a huge bar and restaurant looking out over BC Place. With two stories, a huge outdoor patio both up top and below, picture windows and a great selection of draft beers is what hungry and thirsty visitors will find upon their approach. The menu features all kinds of comfort food and bar snack selections like bacon chips, Quebec Poutine, handmade pizzas, burgers and more. The bar features about 20 craft beers on tap, including a good selection of seasonal beers.
Spectacular views from the spacious dining room defines the charm of Dockside Restaurant & Brewing Company. But the skillfully-crafted house brews are the real highlight of the place, which pleases relaxed diners immensely. A good choice for group visits, they offer regular wine and beer tasting tours. Dishes to try out include Slow roasted Prime Rib, Grilled Beef Tenderloin and Grilled Wild Coho Salmon. Check website for more information.
This restaurant's setting resembles a traditional ristorante, complete with Romanesque columns and large windows. Diners here can see how fine Italian cuisine is prepared. Outside, there's a garden patio with wrought-iron furniture and a fountain. Everything from appetizers to main course is worth a shot. The impressive wine list includes 37 by the glass. Opens daily at 5pm for dinner.