Best Happy Hours in Vancouver
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
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
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
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.
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 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
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).
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.
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.
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
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
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
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 offers “Golden Hour” cocktail features from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m, Monday to Friday.