This week, to continue our series on our favourite places for happy hour around Vancouver, we’re bringing you our picks for unwinding or gearing up after work in Kitsilano. There’s always lots to check out in the area, but we want to help you find the best way to not go broke doing it. Here are five spots in Kits that do happy hour right and what they have to offer the neighbourhood.
2272 West 4th Ave.
Happy hour daily 3 PM – 5 PM with $5 Burgoo Brew, $5 wine, and daily specials.
Originally opened in Point Grey, Burgoo came to life because they believe everyone needs a little comfort and a place to enjoy some great comfort food. They now have locations throughout Vancouver and North Van and have become a “go-to” restaurant for each of their neighbourhoods. Serving up comfort food and comfort drinks, Burgoo has made a name for itself by being reliable for consistent quality and unique offerings that leave guests satisfied and wanting more. Their international food offerings are a great addition to your happy hour and will help you forget that the workday ever happened.
2010 West 4th Ave.
Happy hour daily until 6 PM with $5 food, $4 beer, and $4 wine.
Named for a Bahamian island haven and supply point of prohibition-era rum runners, the Bimini is no stranger to a dark and stormy. There’s a real neighbourhood history between those wood-panelled walls, where local hippies and Greenpeacers used to hold court, and today it remains the locals’ local. A Vancouver icon, the Kitsilano neighbourhood pub augments its 24 draught taps with craft beer clubs and dinners, Tottenham supporters and this nation’s future from nearby UBC. Its strong cocktails, earnest wine list, and locally sourced menu make The Bimini a resurrection to celebrate, and not just for a rum run.
1876 West 1st Ave.
Happy hour Monday – Friday 3 PM – 5 PM featuring $4 craft lager and $6 house wine.
The team at Rocky Mountain Flatbread is passionate about using lots of local and organic produce, free-range organic meats and Ocean Wise seafood. Watch the show as they create handcrafted flatbread pizzas, daily pastas, seasonal soups, salads, and desserts “to live for” from an open kitchen and artisan oven. They are also always looking out for new and unique local craft breweries and wineries to feature with their health-conscious pizzas. They also have a frozen pizza selection for you to take on your way home from happy hour.
1943 Cornwall Ave.
Happy hour daily 4 PM – 6 PM with $4 lager and $4.50 highballs.
Corduroy is one of Kitsilano’s best-kept secrets featuring fantastic food and a great atmosphere tucked away by the beach on Cornwall Avenue. They take great pride to ensure everyone always has a great time, good food, and exceptional service. Chef Figg creates an organic menu for you to appreciate, and always provide innovative weekend specials using local ingredients. They have events and specials throughout the week, and even feature a rock, paper, scissors tournament every Monday.
1941 West Broadway
Happy hour daily 3 PM – 6 PM with $3.50 lager and ale, $4.50 house wines, and $4.50 highballs.
Serving everybody from the office staff of Kitsilano to the sports fans of Vancouver, the Manchester offers comfort, good food, and 360-degree screen views for sports and other televised events. The venue has a historical connection with its local community and remains a reliable spot to see all European sports including Rugby, Irish Sports, and English Premier League Football. It’s a great after-work stop and once the weekend comes round, the bar produces fantastic shooter and shot specials, pint specials, and some of the best Weekend DJs on the Broadway strip.