Posted March 3, 2011 by Adam Toren in Top Ten

Top 10 Bars to Meet Singles in Vancouver

Vancouver has an energetic and electrifying nightlife with numerous top bars to choose from.  Whether you are looking to meet someone special, mingle, dance up a storm or sip drinks with the elite of Vancouver, this list has it all.

Here are some of the hotspots in town where single, successful and sexy Vancouverites play.

Opus Bar 
350 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 866-642-6787
Web site: www.opusbar.ca

A funky throw back to the 80’s is the most recent, renovated look for one of the hottest bars in town and it’s all part of the world-renowned OPUS Hotel.

The DJ isn’t the only one throwing down remixes – the eccentric furniture, interior style, “O Bites” menu and even drink features are a colorful mish mash of tastes you won’t find anywhere else in town.  This trendy spot is great for meeting new people and even holding a singles party. The best part – there is a hotel upstairs for a very Hollywood style experience or just a great after party.

Bar None

1222 Hamilton Street (between Davie and Drake), Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604 689-7000

Web site: www.donnellygroup.ca/barnone

Bar None is a bit of New York city in the heart of Yaletown.   A great mix of just the right attitude, people and pumping music. Known for being home to a stellar list of the best local and world renowned DJ’s, make sure you come to dance.

Feel the warmth from the brick and wood interior and the heat on the dance floor after sipping cocktails from a revived menu.  The perfect spot to hit after dinner and before the night ends.

Post Modern

7 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC (Gastown)

Tel:  604-647-0121

Web site:  www.donnellygroup.ca/postmodern

Head out to Gastown for a romantic night that could involve some serious singles mingling.  The Post Modern has two floors for dancing and an equally impressive drink list with great prices next to them.

But be warned, they take their dancing seriously – great DJ’s and an even better sound system.  Great place to show off your single status and pick up more than just great dance moves.

Caprice Lounge and Club
965 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-685-3189
Web site: www.capricenightclub.com

If you are looking for excitement on the dance floor and some downtime in a cozy lounge – look no further.  With some of the best DJ’s in town on the weekends, you are guaranteed to put some serious mileage on the dance shoes and who knows – have a full dance card?

Caprice also has specials during the week, making it a great place to get your party on and not have to wait for the weekend.  Group, birthday or any kind of special night out – make sure you take advantage of their special VIP service by phoning in advance.

You can wine, dine and people-watch on the patio in the summer or stay cozy on their couches inside during the colder months.

Morrissey Irish Bar and Restaurant
1227 Granville, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-682-0909
Web site:  http://themorrisseypub.com/

This ain’t your parents typical bar stop.  Small, quant, fun and filled with the great energy of the relaxed west coast lifestyle – Morrissey is a great place to go to for after work drinks and bar food and a great place to start on the weekend party. If you like casual and cozy – this is a great place to find a date or go on a first date.  To get in on the great vibe, get there early on weekends to get a seat!

Library Square Public House
101-300 Georgia Street West, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-633-9644
Web site:  http://www.donnellygroup.ca/librarysquare/

A few blocks away from the usual club scene, is a very popular, hidden gem with a great crowd, an amazing twist on some casual food and affordable specials.  A favorite hotspot for lunch or evenings, you will find a healthy mix of sports fans, professionals and good friends catching up.  The interior design is a mix of relaxing country with big slabs of round wooden tables and new age funky furniture with floor to ceiling windows.

Don’t be surprised if you end up staying late to get your dance groove on.

Ginger 62
1219 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-688-5494
Web site:  www.ginger62.com

This cozy and sensual place is a great place to get close to other singles.  Known for having some of the best events in town, Ginger is a great place to get your drink, dance and social life on!  With its comfy, close-to-the-floor couches and candlelit tables, you are sure to meet someone special.    VIP areas, great photo op locations and convenient coat check are some of the other pluses you will find in the heart of downtown.

Roxy Nightclub
512-929 Granville Street. Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-331-7999
Web site: www.roxyvan.com

The Roxy is a popular place for local singles, local celebs and local bands – and they all like to play!

If you love live music or hanging out in the private back bar – the Roxy is a great place to be part of the action.  Known for providing decades of epic party nights, the Roxy tends to be a busy spot on weekends or event nights so make sure you get there early.

Republic Bar
958 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-669-3266
Web site: www.dhmbars.ca

The Republic Bar is home to one of the best backdrops if you want to get your drink on.  An amazing bar display downstairs with another level to dance the night away upstairs.  A great place to snap pictures and snap up singles too.  Be part of the front row excitement at the bar or relax in the seated area – whatever it takes to get you ready to dance to the latest tracks – that is what late nights at Republic are known for.

The Cellar Nightclub
1006 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-605-4350
Web site: www.cellarvan.com

Known as a hotspot for college-goers and under-35ers, this bar is a popular place for live bands, kinky contests and definitely meeting other singles.  Club nights start mid week and the Cellar even has its own house band and events like the “No Pants Party.”  You may see some fun and crazy episodes and think your part of a reality TV series.

Adam Toren

Adam Toren
Adam Toren is born and raised in Vancouver BC and loves everything Vancouver BC has to offer. He loves traveling and exploring new and unique restaurants and places around the world.