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Vancouver Cheap Eats: Pub and Beer Specials

DH Vancouver Staff Oct 25, 2013 10:50 am

After days of kale salads, juice cleansing, and Crossfit torture, sometimes you just need a break from the abundance of health and detoxification.  If you’re craving some good ol’ pub grub and liquid hops, Vancity Buzz and Chowmenow know just where to clog your arteries, pollute your liver, and be easy on that wallet. These watering holes are great places to sit back and relax, as most have entertainment every day of the week. From dingy to not-as-dingy, here are our top picks for grub and beer!

Portside Pub

Portside Pub

Grub: Peanuts, popcorn, pretzels, pork rinds, hot or veggie dog, apple sage sausage, and nachos. You have to pay with Save On Meats tokens, which are worth $2.25 each. The items above are two tokens or less.

Beer: Driftwood Fat Tug $5 a sleeve

Toby’s Bar and Grill


Grub: 2 pork tacos for $2 on Tuesdays. 12 wings for $4 on Wednesday.

Beer: Monday $4 sleeves of Big Rock Honey Brown, Tuesday $4.70 sleeves of Okanagan Pale Ale or Blue Buck, Wednesday Alexander Keiths IPA $4.70 sleeves

Caffe Brixton


Grub: Bacon Breakfast Croissant with scrambled eggs, bacon, green onions, roasted red peppers and provolone on a house-baked croissant for $4.95.

Beer: Russell Blood Alley Bitter, Stanley Park Amber Ale, Stanley Park Seasonal Wit for $4.75 a pint

The King’s Head

Kings Head

Grub: Tacos in a bag: Doritos, ground beef, lettuce, salsa, and source cream $5.

Beer: Stone Cold Cans $3.99 every day. $3 cans of domestic beer on Tuesday.

The Princeton Pub and Grill

Grub: 25 cent beers after 4pm with purchase of beer on Wednesday

Beer: $4.50 mugs of Pabst on Wednesday

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Photo Sources: VanPubs, Caffe Brixton Facebook page, The Kings Head Facebook page, Princeton Pub website

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