Best Happy Hour in Vancouver: Gastown

Dec 19 2017, 11:34 am

Not only does the iconic Gastown rock a cool vibe, it also happens to be the hub for delicious gems and Happy Hour specials that doesn’t leave your wallet aching. Tangoo helped narrow down the best Gastown Happy Hour finds that will be perfect for a after work drink, or a cheap snack on a beautiful summers day.

Elephant and Castle: Marine

This amazing pub not only has an beautiful two storey venue, but offers up an awesome happy hour menu 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Come in and enjoy the cozy, home style environment and comfort food!

Special: Daily from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; $3 Highballs and $6 Doubles on all well liquor except tequila and 50% off appetizers like truffle chips and pub pretzels.

Address: 385 Burrard Street
Phone Number: 604-696-6730

The Flying Pig

That’s right, the ever so popular Flying Pig has a wallet friendly Happy Hour menu to sample their regular menu must-haves, as well as some feature snacks and great drinks! They are firm believers in “if it’s not broken don’t fix it mentality” and it shows! We love their food, and now we can head over a bit earlier for a drink and some tasty treats! You won’t want to miss it.

Specials: Daily from 4 to 6 p.m.; $4 for their house beer, Flying Pig Lager, and red/white wine. Their special appetizer menu includes featured items like beef carpaccio or halibut poppers for $5 or $6.

Address: 102 Water St
Phone Number: 604-559-7968


This beautiful jail-turned-restaurant venue boasts an impressive dinner menu but also offers great Happy Hour selections for those looking to grab some delicious bites. We love the vibe in here – come in for before dinner treats (don’t worry – we won’t tell anybody) and a relaxing space perfect for Happy Hour.

Specials: Daily from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (bar seating only) come get an array of half price appetizers, and daily cocktail, wine and beer features!

Address: 217 Carrall Street
Phone Number: 604-568-1701


This popular spot is always bustling on a night out, but also check them out for great Happy Hour specials during the week.

Specials: Monday to Friday 3 to 6 p.m.; All 14oz beer on tap are only $3; all 18oz beers are $5 and 6oz house red or white wine is available for $3; Thorw in well highballs for $3 and $6 chicken wings, and you have a match made in heaven!

Address: 92 Water St
Phone Number: 604-687-4424

Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar

With a beautiful and spacious interior and an ultra convenient location, Rogue offers daily drink specials and a “make it a double” offer for those who really want to wind down.

Specials: Daily $3 drink specials from 3 to 6 p.m., including all Rogue highballs, white and red wine, and 1⁄2 pints of BC lager.

Address: 601 W Cordova St, Vancouver
Phone Number: 604-609-0080

The Greedy Pig

You can afford to be a little greedy here with Greedy Pig’s Happy Hour menu of delicious appetizers and drinks. We love their artisan style food and their classic and comfortable vibe!

Specials: Tuesday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.; $4 single high balls, $6 doubles, $4 sleeves, $5 pints and $15 pitchers of draft beer. They also have house red or white wine for $5 a glass alongside a $4 to $7 appetizer menu to choose from! They truly have something for everybody!

Address: 307 W Cordova Street
Phone Number: 604-669-4991

Metropole Community Pub

Who doesn’t already love the Met? Boasting an incredibly fun and social venue, their late night Happy Hour times are perfect for those looking to end off the night with great food, drinks and company… or start of the night in a fun and vibrant way!

Specials: Sunday to Thursday from 1 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Friday and Saturday 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. They are serving up shots including straight vodka and fireball $3.50 and draft beer for $3.50 as well. Also, throw in $0.75 tacos everyday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and you have a winner!

Address: 320 Abbott St
Phone: 604-408-5822


With an innovative drink and food menu, visit this award-winning restaurant as they launch their “Pidgin before and after” hour menu in full force.

Specials: Daily from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. to “late,” starting August 5. Look forward to $6.50 for 2oz classic cocktails including Nigronis, Manhattans, Daiquiris, Moscow Mules, Tom Collins, Margheritas and a classic cocktail. Also offered are $6 glasses of white and red wine and $5 Tigers at 500ml to go with daily half-price food specials.

Address: 350 Carrall St, Vancouver, B.C, V6B 2J3
Phone: 604-620-9400

To check out more Gastown Happy Hour spots, take a look at our Best Happy Hour in Vancouver article for familiar names such as The Revel Room, Catch 122, and Tuc Craft Kitchen!


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