Vancouver is a tough place to meet people and make new friends, but that’s nothing new. Sometimes however, it’s not who you meet, but where you meet them that can change everything. Below are the 10 best bars to meet people in Vancouver, especially if you’re flying solo.
Best Bars To Meet People In Vancouver
You ever feel like you were born in the wrong era? Ever feel like you have different tastes, and interests than others? A funky throw back to the 80’s is the most recent, renovated look for one of the hottest bars in town and it’s all part of the world-renowned OPUS Hotel. This trendy spot is great for meeting new people and even holding a singles party. The best part – there is a hotel upstairs for a very Hollywood style experience or just a great after party. Who knows maybe you’ll will find “the one” here.
- Address: 350 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 5V6
- Phone: 604-694-2107
Looking for a bit of a New York flavor in Vancouver? Bar None is your place to be then. A great mix of just the right attitude, people and pumping music. Known for being home to a stellar list of the best local and world renowned DJ’s, make sure you come to impress the singles in the building.
- Address: 1222 Hamilton Street (between Davie and Drake), Vancouver, BC
- Phone: 604-689-7000
Caprice combines both an up tempo environment and a cozy, down to earth scene where singles can mingle, and enjoy some the best DJ’s the city has to offer. Caprice also has specials during the week, making it a great place to get your party on and not have to wait for the weekend. Group, birthday or any kind of special night out – make sure you take advantage of their special VIP service by phoning in advance.
- Address: 965 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
- Phone: 604-685-3189
Library Square Public House
Located near BC Place and Rogers Arena, you are sure to find some single men, and women here after a game. It’s located a few blocks away from the usual clubs on Granville street, but they are just as much if not more entertaining, and exciting for visitors. A favorite hotspot for lunch or evenings, you will find a healthy mix of sports fans, professionals and good friends catching up.
- Address: 101-300 Georgia Street West, Vancouver, BC
- Phone: 604-633-9644
In the past year it seems like The Pint has been growing and growing in popularity and it sure does not seem like its going to slow down anytime soon. Located in trendy Gastown, it offers visitors the ultimate sports experience while also being a great place to host corporate parties, or even a lady’s night out. Once the night gets going. The Pint offers two fully decked out dance floors allowing people to mingle away.
- Address:455 Abbott Street, Vancouver, BC
- Phone: 604-684-0258
Tucked away in cozy Gastown, this establishment is absolutely jamming on any weekend night. Offering some of the best variety of craft beers in Vancouver coupled with mouth watering food has made The Lamplighter a go to place for Vancouverites throughout the years.
- Address: 92 Water Street, Vancouver, BC
- Phone: 604-687-4424
Yet another Gastown pub on our list. Portside’s management is proud of where they came from – the East Coast of Canada. There they grew up surrounded by establishments laden with wood, rope and more wood. Portside Pub has some of the friendliest staff in the world welcoming guests in for an unforgettable experience they wont forget anytime soon.
- Address: 7 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC
- Phone: 604-559-6333
The Bimini Public House
Ah college. All nighters, early mornings, and parties. What a time to be alive. Also what a great time to date. Located in Kitsilano, close to UBC, this joint is the prime location for university students to come hang out with their friends. It offers a laid back environment, and drink specials on a daily basis. Just ask any UBC student, they will reassure you.
Address: 2010 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
A common place to meet singles? At events of course! This cozy and sensual place is an ideal venue to get close to other singles. Known for having some of the best events in town, Ginger 62 is a great place to get your drink, dance and social life on! With its comfy, close-to-the-floor couches and candlelit tables, you are sure to meet someone special.
- Address: 1219 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
- Phone: 604-688-5494
Steamworks Brew Pub
For nearly 20 years, beer aficionados have been migrating to the Steamworks brewpub for a taste of these unconventional beers. Now, with the advent of our bottled beers, you can take the brewpub experience home with you. Steamworks offers a large variety of craft beer giving you the unique opportunity of samples you will not find anywhere else – which ultimately draws a large crowd of like-minded individuals.. With its prime location near Waterfront, Steamworks is an ideal place to pregame, and share a brew with a fellow craft beer lover.
- Address: 375 Water Street, Vancouver, BC
- Phone: 604-689-2739