Top 10 Bars for a Date in Vancouver

Top 10 Bars for a Date in Vancouver
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If you’re looking for a fun place to take a date, there are tons of hot spots in Vancouver for you to choose from. Vancouver has a vibrant nightlife and there are plenty of bars that are an excellent choice for a romantic evening out. Wine and dine your new love interest, impress them with a hip and delectable menu, or take them somewhere cozy and casual so you can snuggle up and really get to know one another. There are options in Vancouver for every type of date so check out one of these popular spots for your next romantic night out.

Granville Room

Granville Room Vancouver

The Granville Room is a super cozy and comfortable bar located in the heart of the Granville Entertainment District. Sipping cocktails by candlelight surrounded by brick walls and soft lights, you are sure to win your date over. This intimate spot for late night food and drinks is an excellent place to engage in casual conversation while perched on a stool at the bar. It’s an even better place to snuggle up at a quiet table and get to know each other a little better.

Devil’s Elbow Ale and Smokehouse

The Devil's Elbow Ale & Smokehouse Vancouver

If your date likes BBQ, bourbon, bacon, and beer then the Devil’s Elbow Ale and Smokehouse is the place to take them. They serve the best BC Craft Beers inside a hip atmosphere of awesome music and gorgeous interior design. If you and your date be attending a game or show at Rogers Arena then this location is an absolute must. They always play the perfect music for whatever concert is happening and they are only steps away from the arena.

Shameful Tiki Room

The Shameful Tiki Room Vancouver

The Shameful Tiki Room is the number one place to take a guy or gal who has a flair for fun and adventure and has a healthy sense of humor. It’s a dimly lit environment with light music that won’t overpower an intimate conversation. The decor features tapas cloth, Tiki carvings, and puffer fish lamps. On certain nights you may even be serenaded by a live surf band or a ukulele player. You can sip on vintage cocktails such as the Zombie, the Jet Pilot, or the Mai Tai. This spot is a fantastic choice for an enchanting escape into an exotic new world.

Yaletown Brewing Company

Yaletown Brewing Company Vancouver

The Yaletown Brewing Company is the best spot to check out with a date who loves a good, unpretentious sports bar with a neighborhood pub kind of vibe. Snack on hot pizza with some ice cold beer and cheer on your favorite team together. Or sit outside on the huge patio, soak up the vibrant atmosphere of this former warehouse district, and share something from their ever evolving menu. This spot is one of the best places for a fun, simple, and casual type of date.

Prohibition

Prohibition Bar Vancouver

For glamour and decadence, Prohibition is sure to impress. This vintage style bar will make you feel like you’ve been transported into a ritzy speakeasy straight out of the Roaring Twenties. You can enjoy live music, fine wines, vintage cocktails, and craft beers while soaking up the grandeur and sophistication of this unique and classy establishment.

Pourhouse Restaurant

Pourhouse Restaurant Vancouver

The Pourhouse Restaurant is located in Vancouver’s historic Gastown and resides within a century-old building built in 1910. The decor inside matches the turn of the century ambiance of the building perfectly, with gold leaf detailing and antique furnishings. The centerpiece of this establishment, the 38 foot bar, is a handcrafted masterpiece of 120 year old Douglas Fir planks. This classically designed environment creates the perfect romantic atmosphere to sip old-fashioned cocktails and nibble on homemade style comfort foods.

Revel Room

Revel Room Vancouver

The Revel Room is a charming bar located in Gastown that is brimming with Southern hospitality. Every Tuesday through Saturday you can enjoy the live boogie piano and be entertained with anything from swing to rockabilly to jazz. You’ll find plenty of gin and bourbon on their cocktail menu, including interesting concoctions such as the Absinthe Frappe, the New Orleans Fix, the Southern Belle, and the Dixie Cup. Spice up your date with a bite from their menu, which is loaded up with Southern flavors inspired from New Mexico all the way to New Orleans.

Opus Bar

Opus Bar Vancouver

Take your date to the trendy and fashionable Opus Bar for a one of a kind experience. You can drink martinis over candle light and listen to the DJ play some great tunes, or you can enjoy some late night live music every Wednesday evening. Their delectable menu, diverse wine list, and innovative cocktails will be a delight to the palate and they are sure to impress both you and your date.

Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar

Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar Vancouver

The Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar disguises itself as an Italian-inspired espresso bar during the day only to transform into an award-winning cocktail bar once the sun goes down. This versatile spot can please both the refined coffee connoisseur as well the most sophisticated wine and cheese aficionado. Uva’s menu features the finest locally cured meats, artisan cheeses, hard-to-find wines, and hand-crafted cocktails. This upscale spot provides a surprisingly relaxed atmosphere that will allow you to chat comfortably with your date while enjoying its sleek decor and charming vibe.

Pierre’s Champagne Lounge

Pierre's Champagne Lounge Vancouver

Pierre’s Champagne Lounge is a hidden gem located in Vancouver’s historic Yaletown neighborhood. The entrance is discreetly hidden behind brick walls and the atmosphere is both sensual and sophisticated, making this one of the most exclusive and exciting spots you could bring your date. While enjoying the best glasses of bubbly in Vancouver, you’ll be treated to the delicious sounds of the city’s top DJ’s.

There is no shortage of bars, pubs, and night clubs in Vancouver. Not all of them are great for a romantic evening but if you know what you’re looking for, you can find the perfect spot for a little love and romance. Whether your special someone is a relaxed and casual type of person or they really love to live it up, Vancouver has the perfect spot for any type of date.

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Nikki Bertrand

Nikki Bertrand

Nikki is a British Columbia native who was born in the Vancouver area. When she’s not busy being a tourist in her own city, you can find her exploring her passion for SFX makeup at Mixx SFX or reviewing subscription boxes at Unboxing Rocks.