Vancouver 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

    By clubZone

    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

    By clubZone

    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

    By clubZone

    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

    By clubZone

    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

    By clubZone

    "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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Astoria

769 E. Hastings, Vancouver BC Canada

604-254-3636

Nestled on East Hastings, neighboring Strathcona, and across from the Hastings Public Sauna is the Astoria Hotel, an old brick heritage building with a whole lot of history. The pub remains one of Vancouver's last live music venues, and is host to a variety of weekly events, special events, and bands. The proletariat space allows local and [more]

Biltmore Cabaret

2755 Prince Edward, Vancouver BC Canada

For over 50 years, the Biltmore has been a fixture in the community as both a public house for Vancouverites and a platform for ground-breaking musical performances. With the revitalization of historic Mount Pleasant, the bar was reopened in 2007 as The Biltmore Cabaret, with a fresh focus to recapture its musical tradition. Drawing from the rich [more]

Blarney Stone

216 Carrall Street, Vancouver BC Canada

604 687 4322

Looking for a place to go to party EVERY night of the week? You don’t need the luck of the Irish, you need the Blarney Stone Pub! More than just an irish Pub, the Blarney Stone is a party institution located in the heart of downtown Vancouver in the historic Gastown District providing the people and tourists of this great city the best Irish [more]

The Cellar Jazz Club

3611 W. Broadway, Vancouver BC Canada

604 738 1959

The Cellar Jazz Club In 5 short years The Cellar Restaurant and Jazz Club has established itself as not only the top jazz venue in Vancouver, but as one of the top jazz clubs in the world. In an ambitious undertaking, club owner Cory Weeds bought the establishment in the summer of 2000 and quickly turned it into the premier jazz venue in [more]

Anza Club

3 West 8th, Vancouver BC Canada

604-876-7128

Founded in 1935, the Australia-New Zealand Association was formed, with the purpose to meet and welcome visitors from down under, and gather together socially from time to time. ANZA continued their meet & greet, and social functions throughout the years, until the flow of visitors ceased due to travel restrictions brought on by the start of [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]

Tickets starting from 10.00

FanClub, 1050 Granville Street, Vancouver British Columbia Canada | show on map

CATHOUSE SATURDAYS presents DJ PandemoniumLive Pole Dancing by Tantra Fitness Doors 10PM, cover $10- DJ Pandemonium - DJing since 1996 through to the present, DJ Pandemonium has three times won #2 Best DJ in Vancouver in the Georgia Straight and Westender's Best Of The City Issues (2002, 2004 & 2010), was named Best Local Vancouver DJ of [more]

Tickets starting from 10.00
Tickets starting from 10.00

The Cellar Jazz Club

3611 W. Broadway, Vancouver BC Canada

604 738 1959

The Cellar Jazz Club In 5 short years The Cellar Restaurant and Jazz Club has established itself as not only the top jazz venue in Vancouver, but as one of the top jazz clubs in the world. In an ambitious undertaking, club owner Cory Weeds bought the establishment in the summer of 2000 and quickly turned it into the premier jazz venue in [more]

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October 24, 2014

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French Montana: Rapper on the Rise

by Anne Cousins

French Montana is one of the most intriguing rappers on the Hip Hop circuit at this moment. French, whose real name is Karim Kharbouch, comes from a very rich heritage with roots in Morocco. After relocating at the age of 13, the young Kharbouch landed in the Bronx. He was fluent in French and Arabic, but barely spoke English. Very quickly the [more]

tiesto

November 4, 2014

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Party With Tiësto in Canada for New Years Eve!

by Anne Cousins

After more than 20 years in the industry, Tiësto is a seasoned veteran in the world of progressive trance, house and EDM music. The artist has released 6 studio albums since 2001, in addition to developing a devoted following in his home country of The Netherlands for his radio program, Tiësto’s Club Life. He began releasing material in [more]

The Cuff, 1533 13th Avenue, Seattle Washington United States | show on map

Bliss DJ Harmonix He is certainly the favorite of the gay community; his mixing skill combined with a knack for sophisticated combinations of vocal house, progressive electro-rhythms, anthems, pounding tribal-beats and high-energy covers have a flair for the dramatic. Harmonix is a firm believer that the dance floor should be flavored with all [more]

Astoria

769 E. Hastings, Vancouver BC Canada

604-254-3636

Nestled on East Hastings, neighboring Strathcona, and across from the Hastings Public Sauna is the Astoria Hotel, an old brick heritage building with a whole lot of history. The pub remains one of Vancouver's last live music venues, and is host to a variety of weekly events, special events, and bands. The proletariat space allows local and [more]

Biltmore Cabaret

2755 Prince Edward, Vancouver BC Canada

For over 50 years, the Biltmore has been a fixture in the community as both a public house for Vancouverites and a platform for ground-breaking musical performances. With the revitalization of historic Mount Pleasant, the bar was reopened in 2007 as The Biltmore Cabaret, with a fresh focus to recapture its musical tradition. Drawing from the rich [more]

Blarney Stone

216 Carrall Street, Vancouver BC Canada

604 687 4322

Looking for a place to go to party EVERY night of the week? You don’t need the luck of the Irish, you need the Blarney Stone Pub! More than just an irish Pub, the Blarney Stone is a party institution located in the heart of downtown Vancouver in the historic Gastown District providing the people and tourists of this great city the best Irish [more]

The Cellar Jazz Club

3611 W. Broadway, Vancouver BC Canada

604 738 1959

The Cellar Jazz Club In 5 short years The Cellar Restaurant and Jazz Club has established itself as not only the top jazz venue in Vancouver, but as one of the top jazz clubs in the world. In an ambitious undertaking, club owner Cory Weeds bought the establishment in the summer of 2000 and quickly turned it into the premier jazz venue in [more]

Anza Club

3 West 8th, Vancouver BC Canada

604-876-7128

Founded in 1935, the Australia-New Zealand Association was formed, with the purpose to meet and welcome visitors from down under, and gather together socially from time to time. ANZA continued their meet & greet, and social functions throughout the years, until the flow of visitors ceased due to travel restrictions brought on by the start of [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]

Bar None Nightclub

1222 Hamilton Street between Davie and Drake, Vancouver BC Canada

604.689.7000

Bar None is quickly becoming Vancouver's premier nightlife spot for the city's younger crowds who prefer to try something a bit more on par with the nightlife in New York City. Come through after dinner to enjoy a delicious handcrafted cocktail. We feature the best DJs in town to keep you dancing all night! Come see us on your next night out! [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]

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