Best Happy Hours in Vancouver

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The search for great Happy Hour deals is over.  Here’s a list of Vancouver’s top bars and restaurants offering fantastic Happy Hour specials, which are perfect for some afternoon boozing, an after work drink, or a cheap bite to eat.

L’Abattoir

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Inside L’Abbatoir (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

Located near Maple Tree Square in Gastown, the undeniably chic L’Abattoir runs a daily Happy Hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Served at their bar, L’Abattoir offers half-price appetizers and daily wine, beer and cocktail specials.

Address: 217 Carrall Street
Phone: 604-568-1701
Website: www.labattoir.ca

Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar

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Photo courtesy of Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar

Running from 3 to 6 p.m. daily, Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar offers a Happy Hour menu, which features an array of edible and drinkable delights. Drink and food specials include Moscow Mules, Negronis, crispy chicken wings (a must order), clam chowder, Buck-a-Shuck Oysters, and more.

Address: 845 Burrard Street (at the Sutton Place Hotel)
Phone: 604-642-2900
Website: www.boulevardvancouver.ca

WildTale Coastal Grill

Located on Mainland Street this seafood-driven restaurant offers some fantastic daily Happy Hour specials. Served from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wild Tale dishes up a range of delicious bites all priced at $6, including House Cured Carpaccio, Halibut Poppers, Lobster and Prawn Poutine, Grilled Jumbo Oysters, and PEI Mussels. WildTale also offers Happy Hour beverages, which include WildTale Ale and house vino, priced at $4.75 respectively.

Address: 1079 Mainland Street
Phone: 604-428-9211
Website: www.wildtale.ca

The Flying Pig

Available every day between 4 to 6 p.m. at all three of their locations (Gastown, Olympic Village, Yaletown), The Flying Pig’s ‘Appy Hour’ features a range of small plates (crispy salmon cakes, beef short rib croquette, and truffled macaroni) all priced at a very reasonable $6. Wine is also on special, as is their Flying Pig Lager.

Website: www.theflyingpigvan.com

Joe Fortes

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Photo courtesy of Joe Fortes

Held daily in the bar area, from 4 to 6 p.m., Joe Fortes offers a list of wallet friendly deals that are definitely worth checking out and sampling. The beloved Vancouver institution serves a range of small plates, like Truffle Parmesan Fries, Crisp Calamari, Joe’s Shrimp Ceviche, and more. Drink specials include Molson pints, red and white wine, and Joe’s HighBalls, which are all priced at a very agreeable $5.

Address: 777 Thurlow Street
Phone: 604-669-1940
Website: www.joefortes.ca

Royal Dinette

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Photo courtesy of Royal Dinette (Fred Fung)

Royal Dinette offers L’Apéro (their version of Happy Hour inspired by the French cultural ritual of enjoying an apéritif before dinner) from 4:30 to 6 p.m. daily. Bar Manager Wendy McGuinness offers classic, refreshing aperitifs (Americano, Pastis et L’eau, Apero Spritz and Kir Royal) for only $6.

Address: 905 Dunsmuir Street
Phone: 604-974-8077
Website: www.royaldinette.ca

Catch 122 Cafe Bistro

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Fried chicken (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

Happy Hour at Catch 122 runs from Tuesday to Friday, from 4 to 6 p.m., and features a range of classic cocktails ($7), local craft beer ($5 to $7), beer flight paddles (4 x 5.5 oz – $7), and wine by the glass ($7). Happy Hour snacks include chicharrons, brioche with cultured butter, smoked olives, crispy octopus, cured trout, and fried chicken, all ranging between $3.50 and $10.

Address: 122 West Hastings Street
Phone: 604-731-3474
Website: www.catch122.ca

Colony Bar (Main Street)

At the Colony Bar on Main Street, you will find a range of Happy Hour deals served from Monday to Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy $3 draft beer and highballs, $4 wines and $6.95 wings.

Address: 2904 Main Street
Phone: 604-559-6070
Website: www.colonymainst.com

Revel Room

Head to the Revel Room in Gastown from 4 to 6 p.m. for their aptly named Sour Hour. Enjoy good tunes and good times Tuesday through Saturday afternoons, with live music, $6 sours, $5 craft beers, and $9 tipsy pour (9oz) wines.

Address: 238 Abbott Street
Phone: 604-687-4088
Website: www.revelroom.ca

Clough Club

At the Clough Club, you will find a range of drink specials, listed on their Happy Hour menu, which is offered from Monday to Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Choose between a range of classic cocktails ($7), Jameson ($3), Fernet Branca ($4), and HighBalls ($3). Feeling peckish? Enjoy the Clough Club’s Bacon Cheese Dog for $5.

Address: 212 Abbott Street
Phone: 604-558-1581
Website: www.donnellygroup.ca/clough-club

Devil’s Elbow Ale & Smoke House

There’s no happier time to enjoy a drink and a bite to eat at the Devil’s Elbow Ale and Smoke House than when their Happy Hour begins. Served daily from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Devil’s Elbow offers $6 Howe Sound Beers, house wines and a variety of tempting appetizers, like Pork Purses, Asian Sticky Ribs, Deep Fried Pickles, Yam Fries and more.

Address:
562 Beatty Street
Phone: 604-559-0611
Website: www.devilselbowalehouse.com

The Cascade Room

Cocktail enthusiasts looking for a great deal should head straight to The Cascade Room for their evening Happy Hour, which runs Sunday to Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Known for their mixed drinks this popular Main Street hangout offers Happy Hour cocktails that are priced at $10 or less, in addition to discounted wine and beer. If you have the munchies The Cascade Room’s entire snack menu is $8 or less, and includes cheddar dill cornbread, mac and cheese, and their famous polenta fries.

Address: 2616 Main Street
Phone: 604-709-8650
Website: www.thecascade.ca

UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar

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Photo courtesy of UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar (Issha Marie)

Drop by UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar on Seymour Street on any given day, from 2 to 6 p.m., for some great deals on wine, beer, cocktails and small bites. Happy Hour goers can expect $8 wine, $6 beer, $10 select premium cocktails, $3 plus food menu, and $1 oysters.

Address: 900 Seymour Street (at Moda Hotel)
Phone: 604-632-9560
Website: www.uvavancouver.com

Café Medina

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Photo courtesy of Café Medina (Barry Calhoun Photography)

Café Medina offers “Golden Hour” cocktail features from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m, Monday to Friday. All of Bar Manager Trixie Blümel’s enticing libations are available for just $7, including her Majorelle (Lemon Myrtle-infused Gin, lemongrass, fresh lemon juice, mint, egg white, Marrakech Aromatic), along with local draught beer for $5.

Address: 780 Richards Street
Phone: 604-879-3114
Website: www.medinacafe.com


Best Happy Hours in Vancouver

By Vancity Buzz

  • L’Abattoir

    By Vancity Buzz

    Located near Maple Tree Square, the undeniably chic L'Abattoir runs a daily Happy Hour from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Served at their bar L'Abattoir offers half-price appetizers and daily wine, beer and cocktail specials.

  • Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar

    By Vancity Buzz

    Running from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar offers a Happy Hour menu, which features an array of edible and drinkable delights. Drink and food specials include Moscow Mules, Negronis, crispy chicken wings (a must order), clam chowder, Buck-a-Shuck Oysters, and more.

  • Wild Tale Coastal Grill

    By Vancity Buzz

    Located on Mainland Street this seafood-driven restaurant offers some fantastic daily Happy Hour specials. Served from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wild Tale dishes up a range of delicious bites all priced at $6.

  • The Flying Pig

    By Vancity Buzz

    Available every day between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at all three of their locations, The Flying Pig’s ‘Appy Hour’ features a range of small plates (crispy salmon cakes, beef short rib croquette, and truffled macaroni) all priced at a very reasonable $6. Wine is also on special, as is their Flying Pig Lager.

  • Joe Fortes

    By Vancity Buzz

    Held daily in the bar area, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Joe Fortes offers a list of wallet friendly deals that a definitely worth checking out and sampling. The beloved Vancouver institution serves a range of small plates, like Truffle Parmesan Fries, Crisp Calamari, Joe’s Shrimp Ceviche, and more

  • Royal Dinette

    By Vancity Buzz

    Royal Dinette offers L’Apéro (their version of Happy Hour inspired by the French cultural ritual of enjoying an apéritif before dinner) from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Bar Manager Wendy McGuinness offers classic, refreshing aperitifs (Americano, Pastis et L’eau, Apero Spritz and Kir Royal) for only $6.

  • Catch 122 Cafe Bistro

    By Vancity Buzz

    Happy Hour at Catch 122 runs from Tuesday to Friday, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and features a range of classic cocktails ($7), local craft beer ($5 to $7), beer flight paddles (4 x 5.5 oz – $7), and wine by the glass ($7).

  • Colony Bar

    By Vancity Buzz

    At the Colony Bar on Main Street, you will find a range of Happy Hour deals served from Monday to Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy $3 draft beer and highballs, $4 wines and $6.95 wings.

  • Revel Room

    By Vancity Buzz

    Head to the Revel Room, in Gastown, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for their aptly named Sour Hour. Enjoy good tunes and good times Tuesday through Saturday afternoons, with live music, $6 sours, $5 craft beers, and $9 tipsy pour (9oz) wines.

  • Clough Club

    By Vancity Buzz

    At the Clough Club, you will find a range of drink specials, listed on their Happy Hour menu, which is offered from Monday to Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Choose between a range of classic cocktails ($7), Jameson ($3), Fernet Branca ($4), and HighBalls ($3). Feeling peckish enjoy a Bacon Cheese dog for $5.

  • Devil’s Elbow Ale & Smoke House

    By Vancity Buzz

    There's no happier time to enjoy a drink and a bite to eat at the Devil's Elbow Ale and Smoke House than when their Happy Hour begins. Served daily from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Devil's Elbow offers $6 Howe Sound Beers, house wines and a variety of tempting appetizers, like Pork Purses, Asian Sticky Ribs, Deep Fried Pickles, Yam Fries and more.

  • The Cascade Room

    By Vancity Buzz

    Cocktail enthusiasts looking for a great deal should head straight to The Cascade Room for their evening Happy Hour, which runs Sunday to Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  • UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar

    By Vancity Buzz

    Drop by UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar on Seymour Street on any day, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., for some great deals on wine, beer, cocktails and small bites. Happy Hour goers can expect $8 wine, $6 beer, $10 select premium cocktails, $3 plus food menu, and $1 oysters.

  • Café Medina

    By Vancity Buzz

    Café Medina offers “Golden Hour” cocktail features from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m, Monday to Friday. 

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