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Best bars in Kitsilano, Vancouver

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“A favourite for drinks, burgers, nachos and pirogies. It has an outdoor patio as well, and is right across the beach!”
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“You simply can’t beat Darby’s rooftop patio during this nice sunny weather, and it’s even better with a refreshing beer. Darby’s has 32 craft, imported, and domestic beers on tap, so there’s plenty of choice. Enjoy the consistently good 33 Acres beer on special on Sunday nights, specifically the Echo beer – a seasonal blonde India Session Ale, with notes of citrus and pine, and a smooth finish. Surprisingly good place to grab a drink but also a bite. The food here is pretty much pub food - think burgers, fries, and wings. They have daily specials as well as after hours (10 pm) specials. Plenty of seats inside and on the patio. I would recommend the burgers. ”
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“Amazing hole in the wall pub that has a rock paper scissor tournament on Monday's. Books up fast, best to call ahead of time to pre register.”
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“THE BIMINI PUBLIC HOUSE 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 nations 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. Hours: Sun – Thur & Holidays: 11:30am – 1am Fri & Sat: 11am – 2am Brunch: Available weekends & holidays till 4pm Happy Hour: Mon – Fri, 3pm – 6pm”
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Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
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“Stylish, upscale destination fo creative Pacific NW dishes, with a popular tasting menu.”
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“Like boardgames and all things medieval, sci-fi and out of this world? Storm Crow Alehouse offers all of the above in one sit down restaurant/bar. Grab a boardgame with friends and stay a while. Take a chance with luck and roll the 20 sided die for a mystery shot or just enjoy a meal while taking in the wide range of Hollywood props and memorabilia collected from some of the best movies and television series of all time. ”
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“Ideally located on the corner of West 4th and Vine Street in the heart of Kitsilano, this Social house is much more a great restaurant than a bar. Browns is the perfect spot for locals, travelers, shoppers, beach-goers and anyone who craves a great dining experience. Cozy up to the wrap around bar or booths and catch a game on one of their many big screen TVs or snag a seat on their lively patio in the warmer months.”
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Italian Restaurant
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“Trattoria - is an upscale Italian Resturant serving Pizzas, pastas and classic Italian fare all prepared and served with love, in a vibrant room where you can indulge in the art of sharing. It’s a come-as-you-are kind of place On the menu, you'll find everything from salads and antipasti to pizzas, pastas and main dishes. The family-style options are perfect if you're going in as a group and want to try a couple of different dishes. For children eight and under, they offer a special "bambini" menu with dishes all under $8. Trattoria is open for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.”
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“Small bistro which has an extensive wine menu and amazing cheese and meat boards. They also do main courses. The story with this place is nice, it was formed by a group of locals from the area and is a nice relaxing spot. They also have specials on Sundays. ”
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“Good selection of craft beer. Lots of screens to watch the game. Not your typical pub fare. Try the duck sandwich. The staff is always willing to do what it takes to satisfy their customers.”
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“English-style pub featuring live music with a large selection of local craft beer. Decent menu with items like Fish and chips, burgers, pot pie and stews. Try the Roast Beef Dinner on Sunday nights. ”
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“Earls (local) - is another Canadian chain restaurant specializing in premium casual dining. Earls like Joeys and Cactus Club started in Vancouver and now has locations all across Canada and the US. The food is great and there is always something on the menu that will satisfy. This is a family restaurant and my kids love it and always find something on the menu they like but it doesn’t have a kid menu. My local pro tips: Parking – they have a parking lot and there is also street parking. Wait – they don’t have a huge wait but there is some wait during busy times. Patio – they have a great covered patio. Starters – Earls Menu is always evolving but my kids and I love the wings, specifically the Jamaican Jerk Wings, make sure you tell you waiter you would like the creamy Parmesan dip with you wings, without it, the wings wouldn’t be the same. They also have great dynamite rolls. Kids love their pizza, order them as a main or as an appetizer. Mains – I love their Cajun over roasted salmon and Cajun Blackened Chicken but I’ll emphasize you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu. Location – 1601 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6J 1W9 How long to get there – 8 -minute drive”
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Burger Joint
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“If you need a great burger, go here. Ethical meat, and gluten free options as well.”
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“Two years voted Vancouver's best wine bar it has terrific appetizers. Its adjacent to its partner restaurant, The Farmers Apprentice.”
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“Your closest pub. Unremarkable in every way, but its your closest watering hole. Liquor store next door ”
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“The grubbiest spot to get a drink in Kits. East van charm on the west side.”
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