In search of the best Happy Hour spots in Vancouver, the Tangoo team has been busy all week calling over 200 of Vancouver’s best restaurants and bars. We managed to pinpoint the trailblazers who are offering the most creative and best valued menus. Like Scott from Revel Room (pictured above), other great bartenders around Vancouver are getting in on the Happy Hour fun. Here is a sneak peak as we unveil the spots you’ll find are worth ducking out of work early for this summer.
With their fully renovated, and undeniably beautiful lounge, the Fish House offers daily drink and food specials from 3 to 6 p.m.
Specials: 50% off appetizers, which include Cajun Fried Oysters, Calamari and Crab Cakes, $5 glasses of red or white, sleeves of Red Truck Lager and Sangria.
Address: 8901 Stanley Park Drive
Not only does this venue have an awesome vibe, but they are offering Happy Afternoons Monday to Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.
Specials: They will be featuring rotating red and white wine at market price, as well discounted appetizers.
Address: 55 Dunlevy Avenue
This wonderful Gastown brunch spot is looking to extend their reputation to Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m.
Specials: What do we love more than rustic French delicacies? How about local Craft Beer for $5 a sleeve or $7 pints. Throw in $6 red wine and $2 off classic cocktails, and you have the perfect after work hangout.
Address: 122 W Hastings Street
The Ascot’s New York style vibe is the perfect place to enjoy happy hour, because unlike many New York apartments, the Ascot boasts a beautiful hidden patio. From Tuesday to Friday, come in after work from 3 to 6 p.m.
Specials: Enjoy 30% off bottles of wine, $4.50 Caesars, and $3.50 beers specials. Throw in 2-for-1 appetizers, and you have a perfect afternoon hang out.
Address: 420 West Pender
This Mediterranean inspired restaurant truly has a love affair with food – and now they getting excited about serving these secret recipes with daily drink specials. Come in from 3 to 6 p.m.
Specials: $6 house wine on Monday, $6 martinis and sangria on Tuesdays, $5 import tap and bottles on Wednesday, $5 highballs on Friday and $5 Heineken on Friday.
Address: 911 Granville Street
The Glowbal Group has taken Happy Hour seriously by offering awesome specials from 3 to 6 p.m.
Specials: They offer $5 feature cocktails & 50% off appetizers
Address: 1054 Alberni Street
This Southern staple always turns heads, but now their welcoming guests with their amazing Happy Hour Menu everyday from 3 to 5 p.m.
Specials: $5 whiskey sours or a pint of their feature rotating tap, $7 wines and $8 sour cocktails!
Address: 238 Abbott Street
This Asian fusion hot spot is promoting their Happy Hour from Monday to Friday from 3 to 5:30 p.m.! Sit down and enjoy some Japanese tapas with an ice cold drink.
Specials: $4 draft beer and $5 wine
Address: 909 West Cordova
This Franco-German fusion nook in the heart of the West End has opened its doors Monday to Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. for their Happy Hours festivities.
Specials: A wide selection of half priced wine.
Address: 1091 Davie Street
This distillery, on a normal day, offers a bountiful selection of spirits, cocktails and much more. And now, on Thursdays and Fridays they are promoting Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m.
Specials: $6 cocktails (2oz of course), $3 for shots, and $6 for double shots!
Address: 1725 Powell Street
This homestyle restaurant’s mantra is to make people feel at home with their selection of food. Now they are offering Happy Hour every day from 5 to 6 p.m.!
Specials: Fancy cocktails ($13 value) almost 50% off for only $7! Also, Select wines are down from $11 to $7 and full pints of craft beer are only $5.
Address: 60 W Cordova
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Photo Credit: Alexander Hill