Cinq à sept, cocktail o’clock, happy hour. Whatever you call it, that wonderful time between work life and home life is the perfect way to unwind, relax and transition into the rest of your day.
While happy hour is still relatively new in Vancouver, the city is already ripe with options. That’s why we’ve partnered with the Vancouver Courier to bring you some of the best happy hour hot spots in town. From discounted draft beers, to deals on food, cocktails and more, here are six of the best happy hour deals available in Vancouver.
NICLI ANTICA PIZZERIA - 62 East Cordova Street and 3142 Highland Blvd
Featuring locations in Gastown and North Vancouver, Nicli Antica Pizzeria offers amazing happy hour specials of delicious pizza and a robust drink menu. Try one of Vancouver’s newest and hottest Negronis, from their new Negroni Bar menu. Their menu is filled with culinary traditions accumulated from four generations of the Nicli family, utilizing fresh, local ingredients from the drink menu all the way to dessert. Saluti!
CHAMBAR - 568 Beatty Street
Chambar is Vancouver’s top destination for modern casual dining, featuring French/Belgian-inspired classics made with Pacific Northwest ingredients. Enjoy their Interlude (AKA Happy Hour) specials on Okanagan wines, local craft beer and Botanist Gin and Tonic.
ARC RESTAURANT + BAR - 900 Canada Place
Choose from ARC’s selection of signature cocktails or local craft beers with $6 pints and glasses of house wine for happy hour 3-6 pm daily – perfect for the after-work crowd. Try their ‘Rooftop Buzz’ Honey Kölsch made with honey from their rooftop apiary or grab a bite from the menu featuring everything from oysters to chicken wings.
BLOSSOM DIM SUM & GRILL - 808 Bute Street
Blossom Dimsum & Grill is an innovative fusion cuisine that symbolizes the ever-changing and thriving culinary scene in Vancouver. Their culinary selection offers the best of both worlds, where traditional Asian flavours are reimagined with a state-of-the-art western twist. This is an unforgettable east meets west dining experience, with happy hour details to boot.
ROGUE KITCHEN & WETBAR - 602 W Broadway, 601 W Cordova Street, 200 Burrard Street (Waterfront Station)
With 3 locations featuring spacious interiors and a casual vibe, Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar is a must-visit Happy Hour spot in Vancouver. From 2 – 6 PM on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday, find pitchers from local breweries, deals on wine and highballs, and a selection of inexpensive bites to start your night off right.
THE PAWN SHOP YVR - 1117 Granville Street
Vancouver’s local taco tequila bar The Pawn Shop YVR has a reputation for delicious tacos and a friendly, “come as you are” environment. Visit their Granville Street restaurant for their daily Happy Hour from 3pm – 6pm for $1.99 Tacos and other favourites like tequila, craft beer and spiked slush.
There are more happy hour deals to come! To learn more about happy hour offers in Vancouver, visit the Vancouver Courier’s Happy Hour Hotspots page HERE.