Vancouver on the Cheap: Thursday Deal Roundup


If you were to create a Venn diagram where one circle was labeled “cheap” and the other labeled “awesome”, the middle point where they cross over could be labeled “Vancouver on the Cheap”. In other words, this is a weekly series on things to do and places to go in Vancouver that fall into that magical category of being both cheap and awesome.

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It’s almost the weekend and you need to get out, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money. No problem! Here’s a collection of deals to be found in Vancouver on a Thursday night.

1789 Restaurant: $5 martinis, ½ price appetizers
The Academic: $3.49 Jim Beam and bingo starting at 7pm
Blarney Stone: $6 2oz martinis, $7 pizza, $1.50 off wine
Burgoo: $5 20oz pints of Red Truck Lager
Displace Hashery: $2 tacos, $4 beer
Elwoods: $2 beer, $3.52 spice box, and ALL YOU CAN EAT fish ‘n chips
The Manchester: $12 poutine and a pint

Bonus Cheap Events This Weekend!

Go for FREE to the movies at Cineplex and enjoy a $2 popcorn to support Free the Children. Or check out the FREE Pokemon championships!