Best bar food in Vancouver

By Vancity Buzz

  • Prohibition

    In addition to an array of tempting mixed drinks designed by Brad Stanton and Robyn Gray, Prohibition also offers a range of delicious bar snacks and small bites, including Charred Shishito Peppers with garlic, lemon juice and sea salt, Haida Gwaii Halibut Cheek Tempura with truffled celeriac remoulade, Smoked Duck Poutine, local oysters, Northern Divine Caviar and more.

  • Keefer Bar

    In addition to their carefully crafted cocktails, swanky Keefer Bar offers patrons an enticing range of Asian-inspired small plates. The bar’s fusion fare includes veggie dumplings, steamed buns, shrimp spring rolls, Peking Duck sliders, edamame dip, green onion pancake pizza, and Chinese churros, for those seeking something on the sweeter side.

  • L’Abattoir

    Gastown’s L’Abattoir runs a daily Happy Hour from 5:30 to 6:30pm, which features half off appetizers and feature cocktails, wine and beer. Some of bar’s most popular bar dishes include pan fried sweetbreads on toast, baked Pacific oysters, and the duck foie gras.

  • Clough Club

    The Clough Club offers a concise and reliable bar food menu. Those who choose to frequent the Abbott Street locale can expect to find a variety of eats, including a sea salted pretzel served with a rotating craft beer infused black mustard sauce, chilaquiles, citrus brined Fraser Valley pork ribs, meatball subs, and the bar’s signature bacon and cheese dog.

  • UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar

    During the day this Seymour Street establishment might be known for their espressos but come the night a talented team, both front and back of house, serve a range of tempting handcrafted cocktails and bar food selections respectively. Guests can nibble on artisanal cheeses and cure meats, bruschetta selections, arancini balls, Sicilian chickpea fritters, beef tartare, duck confit salad and more.

  • Notturno

    Chef and co-owner William Robitaille has designed Notturno’s bar eats menu to incorporate a wide variety of Italian seasonally-inspired fare. Look for the featured pasta dish, as well the salumi and cheese board, which are both guaranteed to satisfy.

  • YEW seafood + bar

    YEW seafood + bar offers a comprehensive bar menu featuring an array of food stuffs, including crab tacos, fresh local oysters, chilled seafood creations, artisanal cheeses, and a stellar seafood charcuterie platter.

  • The Narrow Lounge

    Located on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave, this cozy, dimly lit, and unmarked Mount Pleasant bar (watch out for the red light which signals that the bar is either open or closed) offers an array of drinks, which pair nicely with classic menu items. Food choices include a selection of mac and cheese, flatbreads, tacos and sandwiches.

  • The Diamond

    The ever so cool and chic Diamond cocktail bar and lounge offers patrons not only a grand old list of traditional and inventive cocktails but it also serves a pretty reliable feed. Choose from share plates, ceviche platters, salads, sandwiches and more.