British Columbia Bars


Best Dive Bars in Vancouver

By clubZone

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

    By clubZone

    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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Harbour Event Centre

750 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver BC Canada

Harbour Event Centre is definitely the best place for your next night out in Vancouver! Come dance to the best international DJs on our awesome dance floor, enjoy a drink from the bar, and hang out with friends in one of our many differently themed areas. Catch one of our amazing live shows featuring the biggest names in music! [more]

The Belmont

1006 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada

604-605-4344

The Belmont Bar offers a lot more than awesome drink specials and craft beers. It offers an exceptional menu with great prices, and all the live music you can handle. It's the perfect party spot, with a spacious dance floor and the hottest DJs on the tables most nights of the week. It's the perfect space for any type of event, so come check it o [more]

REPUBLIC

958 Granville Street between Smithe and Nelson, Vancouver BC Canada

604.669.3214

The Republic Nightclub lies in the heart of Vancouver's downtown area, and is your premier nightclub and entertainment venue! The club is open every night of the week, and offers up the best in live entertainment across two spacious rooms. It's the perfect place for any event, large or small. Come check out a show or just relax with some friends! [more]

At the Waldorf

1489 East Hastings Street, Vancouver BC Canada

This 29 room hotel is perfect for a spontaneous, last minute overnight stays, an ideal crashpad after a night in the city, or for the budget conscious traveler. The hotel has a quirky, artistic, and casual feeling throughout and no 2 guestrooms are alike. The Hotel at the Waldorf is an affordable alternative to staying in the hustle and bustle of [more]

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. [more]

Venue

881 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada

With a huge dance floor, the world's best DJs and other live acts, and a bar serving up delicious cocktails all night, Venue is quickly becoming one of the hottest nightlife spots in Vancouver! Come enjoy a show or an all night DJ set complemented by our state of the art sound and lighting systems! Venue is the perfect spot for any sort of event! [more]

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 one of the best places in [more]

The Roxy Cabaret

932 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada

604-331-7999

The Roxy Cabaret has been throwing Vancouver's best parties for over 25 years! With decades of experience crafting the best cocktails and nights featuring all of the best DJs and other live acts, there's something to keep everyone busy! Come through, grab a drink, and see why the Roxy is one of Vancouver's favorite places for a great night out! [more]

AuBAR

674 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC Canada

604-648-2227

AuBar is quickly becoming one of Vancouver's favorite venues, and for lots of good reasons! Inside you can find some delicious cocktails, amazing DJs, and 3 separate and unique spaces to choose from for a customizable party experience! The venue also offers VIP areas for an extra special night out. Stop in on your next night out on the town! [more]

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 [more]