The best cozy bars and restaurants in Vancouver

Sep 27 2019, 9:15 am

As the weather gets colder, we are looking for more and more comfy, cozy, and toasty spots to hole up in.

Good cocktails, good food, and good company – there’s no need to turn on the fireplace channel – we’ve got the real thing for you right here in Vancouver.

Here are some restaurants and bars where you can cozy up and relax in a comfortable atmosphere in Vancouver.

These are the best cozy bars and restaurants in Vancouver.

Bistro Wagon Rouge

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This cozy Powell Street eatery is one of our tops when it comes to cozy atmospheres and comforting food. Expect top-notch, unpretentious hospitality and delicious French bistro fare in this Port District gem.

Address: 1869 Powell Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-251-4070


Corduroy Restaurant

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This super cozy bar in Kits is a great place to grab a casual or have a bite to eat. The small space always has a great atmosphere making the Corduroy a top spot to head for a relaxed dining experience.

Address: 1943 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-733-0162

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Tuck yourself into a table or booth at Pourhouse and you’ll be instantly comfy. This Gastown spot offers drool-worthy eats for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch in the heart of Gastown.

Address: 162 Water Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-7022

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The Rumpus Room

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The Rumpus Room has the best vibes because it’s like your sitting at your best friend’s house. Not only does the decor bring back good old times, but the menu is also packed with nostalgic comfort food classics.

Address: 2301 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-839-5780

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The Mackenzie Room

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This contemporary eatery offers amazing farm-to-table eats served family-style. The  Mackenzie Room’s atmosphere, food, and service will always leave you feeling welcome.

Address: 415 Powell Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-253-0705



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Honeybee Bruncheonette by day, Soap by night – the evening hour brings uber cozy vibes to this spot as it transforms into a spot for drinks and bites in the neon light on the corner of Gore and Union.

Address: 789 Gore Avenue, Vancouver

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Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge

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The Bacchus is a seriously cozy spot. With rich leather, dark wood, and upholstered furniture everywhere, it’s hard not to enjoy your time by the fire at this restaurant and piano bar.

Address: 845 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-608-5319


Jules Bistro

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This Gastown gem offers a chill atmosphere and delicious authentic French bistro eats, what more could one ask for?

Address: 216 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-669-0033



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Nook Kitsilano (nookvancouver/Instagram)

One of our favourite places to head for pasta and pizza, once you bite into the offerings here you’ll understand why there’s typically a line for tables around mealtime. The atmosphere is cozy but lively, a great place to start a night out or head for a later bite.

Address: 1525 Yew Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-734-0099

Address: 781 Denman Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-4554

Address: 195 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-6248

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Gerard Lounge (The Sutton Place Hotel)

Gerard Lounge

What English pub would be complete without a majestic fireplace smack dab in the middle of it? Gerard Lounge is a great place for casuals, laughs, good whiskey, and bites, it’s located at the back of Boulevard.

Address: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-682-5511

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Water St. Cafe

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Enjoy an intimate dinner in this eatery with an amazing view of one of Vancouver’s most historic neighbourhoods. The menu here features handmade pasta, wine, and more.

Address: 300 Water Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-689-2832

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The Diamond and The Back Room

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Through a glass door and up a flight of stairs is the award-winning cocktail lounge, The Diamond. This spot also has a back room, which serves simple highballs, beer, and plays VHS tapes on an old-school TV.

Address: 6 Powell Street, Vancouver


The Teahouse

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This spot is the definition of cozy. If you happen to be hungry and in Stanley Park, we recommend making a pit stop at The Teahouse Restaurant for a meal or a drink in its charming conservatory.

Address: 7501 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-669-3281

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Di Beppe

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The restaurant is serving up stellar Italian eats in a casual setting in buzzing Gastown. The subdivided space also holds a small coffee shop called Caffe Di Beppe where you can have a glass of house wine or a cocktail before your dinner.

Address: 8 W Cordova Street, Vancouver

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Homer St. Cafe

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Homer St. Cafe and Bar is steeped in history and is known for their signature open kitchen, ornate tiling, and delicious menu of elevated comfort food like their signature chicken. After a filling savoury spread at this place, we recommend getting the house peanut butter cookie for dessert.

Address: 898 Homer Street, Vancouver

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The comfort food at Burgoo is unbeatable, and nothing is better than a hearty meal in a cozy dining room during cooler months. Burgoo is a great neighbourhood spot to grab a quick meal, and there are plenty of locations around town, so you’ve got options and can take your pick.

Address: 2272 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-734-3478

Address: 3096 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-873-1441

Address: 3 Lonsdale Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-904-0933

Address: 4434 W 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-221-7839

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Farmer’s Apprentice Restaurant

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Farmer’s Apprentice is known for offering patrons a one-of-a-kind farm to table dinner service. The menu does rotate every week or so, but you can bet there will always be drool-worthy dishes up for order when you stop in.

Address: 1535 W 6 Avenue, Vancouver

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The Stable House Bistro

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The Stablehouse is the perfect place to grab charcuterie and a glass on a cold night in South Granville. Enjoy a selection of charcuterie and flatbreads along with a killer wine selection.

Address: 1520 W 13th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-736-1520

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The Emerald

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Behind the green door in Chinatown and up the stairs you’ll find The Emerald’s talented bar staff creating drool-worthy libations and delicious bites in this former dim sum restaurant.

Address: 555 Gore Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-8477

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