British Columbia Bars


Best Dive Bars in Vancouver

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Looking for a great night full of laughs, cheap drinks, and good company, while avoiding the chaos of night clubs? Then switch up your routine and check out some of these wicked local dive bars!

  • The Fringe Cafe

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    This spot is known as the oldest neighbourhood bar on West Broadway. With a solid beer selection to choose from, it's easy to embrace their motto, "Fringe Drinking Is Good For The Soul".

  • Ivanhoe Pub

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    A Vancouver East Side favourite, the Ivanhoe Pub combines cheap food and drinks with an array of characters on the daily. If you're into live music, they supply that too every Friday and Saturday.

  • Pub 340

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    With dirt-cheap drink specials, Pub 340 is always a good spot to party! This is a great place to rock out to live shows, while it also comes equipped with a slick pinball room. What more do you need?

  • The Cambie

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    Located underneath a Gastown hostel, The Cambie is always a good place to conjure up some interesting tales, as it's known as one of the most popular backpacker bars in the city!

  • Brickhouse

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    As far as Vancouver dive bars go, Brickhouse definitely acts as the classic chill spot. Some old couches, dim-lighting, and an assortment of crazy things on the wall, it's always a good time.

  • Funky Winker Beans

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    "Vancouver's #1 Dive Bar," this bar holds a ton of live music nights, including live punk and metal shows on Friday's and Saturday's, and live blues on Sunday's.

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REPUBLIC

958 Granville Street between Smithe and Nelson, Vancouver BC Canada
604.669.3214

The hottest party in the Granville entertainment district can always be found at REPUBLIC—the spacious club (formally known as The Queen’s Republic) with vintage pub-like decor and modern up-beat pop music blasting through the walls and reminding you that we really are in the 21st century. Another nightlife concoction created by the Donnelly Group, REPUBLIC […]

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The Roxy Cabaret

932 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada
604-331-7999

The heart and soul of downtown Vancouver’s nightclub scene, The Roxy is known for throwing the best parties in town for over 25 wild years! A warm and lively venue, The Roxy Cabaret makes you want to have a good time, unwind, and let loose! Patrons enjoy performers of all genres, amazing live bands and […]

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Venue

881 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada

With an incredible event stage for live shows, DJs, private parties and events, concerts, and more, VENUE is destined to become a top nightclub in Vancouver. With a mix of live music and DJs, Venue is a hybrid between nightclub and concert venue. Names like Major Lazer and David Guetta have passed through the club, […]

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Harbour Event Centre

750 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver BC Canada

Discover Vancouver’s biggest and dynamic party spot, Harbour Event Centre! This is a totally unique nightlife offering a great night out in the city’s fashionable entertainment district. The club inside an already well-known city landmark from the Expo 86 on the Plaza of Nations, giving this hot spot the upper hand on location. Gossip is […]

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Aura

1180 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada

Aura : An adventure in nightlife… playing all shades of house in a classic decor with a post modern twist. Tasty and unique drinks available to quench any club-goer. Open weekends and holidays from 10pm til 3am. Come down and let yourself shine.

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Joseph Richard

1082 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada
604-488-1333

Joseph Richard Nightclub, the brainchild of elementary school friends and business partners André “Joseph” Bourque and Ryan “Richard” Moreno, has recently been ‘reinvented’ and is now waiting to show you how to enjoy Vancouver’s nightlife at its best. The venue is set on two levels, with a spacious main floor featuring an impressive bar, sophisticated […]

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AuBAR

674 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC Canada
604-648-2227

AuBar is among Vancouver’s most frequented nightclubs, attracting gorgeous partygoers who are up for a night of sipping on delicious cocktails and getting down to tunes by some of the best DJs in the city. Whether you are looking for a hot date spot in a sexy ambiance peppered with candles in lounge areas, or […]

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Red Room Ultra Bar

398 Richards Street, Vancouver BC Canada

Located on Richards up the street from Gastown, Red Room Ultra Bar is a large party venue that can accommodate hundreds of guests. Benefiting from some of the finest minds and equipment in sound, lighting, and effects, the venue is ideal for a variety of performances and party events, and has been noted recurrently as […]

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Shine Nightclub

364 Water Street, Vancouver BC Canada
604-408-4321

Welcome to Shine, a favorite in the Vancouver nightlife scene that was recently voted “Vancouver’s Sexiest Nightclub” by Flare Magazine and a “Hot Spot” by Fashion Magazine. The amazing sound system and recent re-design by Battersby Howat set it apart from its neighbors in the trendy Gastown area. The nightclub is the ideal place to […]

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Brooklyn Nightclub

91 Powell Street, Vancouver BC Canada
604

Welcome to Brooklyn, the sexiest nightclub in the Vancouver nightlife scene. The club is filled with many VIP tables, bars and private rooms on multiple levels. Get VIP treatment, or dance in the 7,000 square feet of party space. Brooklyn’s warm and intimate interiors on the Alexander side, with it’s luxurious accents and its raw […]

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