Posted March 3, 2011 by Adam Toren in Top Ten

Top 10 Sports Bars in Vancouver

Vancouver has a wide range of sports bars in and around the downtown area. Vancouver loves sports of all kinds and people are always crowding into bars to watch a Vancouver Canucks game, boxing match or BC Lions game. Most sports bars have multiple televisions, tons of drink specials and tasty bar fare to sample. Check out these top sports bars in the Vancouver area.

The Sin Bin Sports Grill

295 West 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC

Tel: 604.677.3515

Web site: www.thesinbin.ca

About:  The newest kid on the block when it comes to Sports Grills is the Sin Bin.  Situated in the heart of Olympic Village, the Sin Bin is an easy 10 minute walk from two of the biggest sports arenas in the city – Rogers Arena and BC Place.  A great place to head to before or after the game or if you need a great viewing atmosphere. The menu is just as amazing as their monster projections screens and nonstop sports action year round.

Malone’s Sports Bar and Grill
608 West Pender, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-684-9977

Web site: www.malones.bc.ca
About: If you are looking for an established local favorite – Malone’s is it.  This urban drinker is home to some of the best in hand crafted beers, cocktails but also known for having local & international sports events on all the time.  This funky bar is great for watching all your favorite sporting events including the NFL, UFC, CFL, NHL and pretty much anything else you can think of, sports-wise.

Yaletown Brewery
1116 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-688-0064
Web site: www.markjamesgroup.com/yaletownbrewery

About: The Yaletown Brewing Company is an original in the city and is located in the former warehouse district of Yaletown.  Today it is a hot spot for everyone and the YBC was built with the vision of being a true neighborhood pub.  A welcoming place no matter what you are coming in for and how casual you may appear.   Come hungry as this venue is known for its fabulous oven-baked pizzas, home-brewed beers and sports nights.  With 160 seats to choose from – sports fans can also play pool or hang out by the fireplace for some post game chit celebrating.

Doolin’s Irish Pub
654 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-605-4343
Web site: www.doolins.ca

About: This popular Irish pub has wooden stools and stand-up tables to place your beer on while watching a BC Lions game and any other sports that happens to be the big ticket event any night.

It is a perfect place to have some great food, hang with friends, and watch some sports and even live music, theme parties or just to experience a true Irish Pub.

Dentry’s Irish Pub

4450 West 10th, Vancouver, BC

Tel: 604-224-3434

Web Site:  www.dentrys.com

About: This legendary Irish bar near the University of BC is a great escape yet close to the city.  With live sporting events, special events, daily specials on food and drinks, you are guaranteed a good time and great service at a venue that is home to locals, students and a tourist attraction on its own.  Dentry’s has a constant countdown to St. Patty’s Day and big sporting events.

In recent years, new ownership and renovations have brought a keen focus to making sure the latest jumbo TV’s are placed in just the right position so you don’t miss any of the action on screen.

Shark Club
180 Georgia Street West, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-687-4275
Web site: www.sharkclubs.com

About: The Shark Club is one of the most popular spots to go to for any sporting event – before or after the game as it is located just steps from Rogers Arena and BC Place.  Game nights and fun nights – it is always packed with fun, specials, lots of sports and food fare includes Shark Wings, Sundried Tomato Crab Dip, and Shark Dry Ribs.

The G Spot
1208 Granville St., Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-687-7684
Web site: www.thebestgspot.com

About: This pub has sports on all day long and there are burgers, pasta dishes, pizza, sandwiches and tasty appetizers for guests to enjoy while they watch the game. Conveniently located near the corner of Granville & Davie, G Sports Bar and Grill is known for having 24 screens and a large nine foot projection screen showing sports in high definition streaming all the time from seven satellite feeds.

Sugar Daddy’s
1262 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-685-4077

Web site: n/a

About: This place features over 80 margaritas and one massive tequila list. It is the first sports and video bar built in Davie Village. They have some of the best burgers in all of Vancouver from the Indian inspired chutney burger to classic cheese burgers.

Located in the famous Davie Village – Sugar Daddy’s features all the traditional pub items on their menu and a choice of seating outside or inside.

Boston Pizza Restaurant and Sports Bar
190-1333 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-730-2822
Web site: www.bostonpizza.com

About us:  Known for sports viewing, great food and easy to find – you can’t go wrong with Boston Pizza no matter who you go with.  A section for family dining or a sports section for fans of all games.  Enjoy some of the best pizza and pasta from their menu or a great and ever evolving selection of appies.

Earls Paramount
905 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-682-6700
Web site: www.earls.ca

About: Want something a little upscale for more than just sports?  This posh restaurant has huge televisions for patrons to enjoy a Canucks or BC Lions game, as well as some amazing dishes and cocktails.  A favorite on big game days, fun party starters and more. With two levels, a sports bar area and one of the most extravagant bar displays in town, Earls Paramont is located right in the heart of upscale downtown.

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.