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Best Spots To Watch The World Cup 2014 In Vancouver

Best Spots To Watch The World Cup 2014 In Vancouver

The World Cup is often referred to as the world’s biggest party, and bars around Vancouver are eagerly joining in on the festivities. The World Cup will take place June 12 – July 13, 2014 and is sure to liven up the 604 sports fans. Without further ado, here are the best spots for watching soccer, er… football.

Best Spots To Watch The World Cup 2014 In Vancouver

Commercial Drive

If there were one “area” to be in, it would be the Drive. The street offers endless European and Latin restaurants and bars. If you were on the Drive in 2006, you’ll recall that traffic was forced to shut down after Italy won and fans celebrated on the street.

Top spots on Commercial Drive:

  • Cafe Roma Sports Bar located at 1510 Commercial Drive.
  • Joe’s Cafe located at 1150 Commercial Drive
  • Cafe Napoli located located at 1670 Commercial Drive.
  • Abruzzo Cappuccino located at 1321 Commercial Drive
  • Rio Theatre located at 1660 E. Broadway
  • Portuguese Club of Vancouver located at 1144 Commercial Drive


More locations:

Latin America House at the Edgewater Casino located at 750 Pacific Boulevard South. Unique spot as it will be hosted by Latincouver and Carnaval Del Sol. Will play games across 3  18-ft screens and have capacity for 420 guests.

The Charles Bar located at 136 W Cordova St. A popular bar for sports and with good reason. Known for their appetizers (try their flatbread pizza) and ideal if you’re looking more for a party type atmosphere.

The Pint Public House & Sports Bar located at 455 Abott Street. A Gastown bar with a British twist. They don’t have a large projector but they do have 45 TVs so you’re sure to have a great view regardless of where you sit. Official house English, German, Brazilian and Dutch fans. Events will be ticketed.

Red Card Sports Bar & Eatery located at  560 Smithe Street. An Italian bar with 16 HD TVs and 2 106” projector screens. They also have a wood oven for all you authentic pizza lovers.

London Public House located 700 Main Street. The official England house and the ideal choice if you want to enjoy the game with like minded English fans. England’s matches will be ticketed.



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