NHL, NFL, MLB: watch sports in Vancouver
There is a lot to love about watching sport at a sports bar. Cheering on your team with your new best friends is one of life’s great joys. But, with so many great venues to choose from, we’ve pulled together this list of great places to watch sports in Vancouver.
Great places to watch sports in Metro Vancouver
Get your friends and family together and leave the house to watch sports at a bar. These popular Vancouver sports bars and restaurants can book out fast for big games. So, be ready to reserve your spot!
To make it extra easy, navigate our list by neighborhood.
Watching Super Bowl in Downtown Vancouver
Located in the iconic Salt building in the heart of False Creek, CRAFT is one of the most popular places to watch sports in Vancouver.
They have multiple seating areas including the main dining room and bar, 2 upper mezzanines, a private room, and a giant patio that overlooks the water.
For big games, CRAFT often does awesome drink and bite specials so make your reservations now.
It’s in the name, Vancouver’s official sports bar always has a great atmosphere when it’s game time, and the bigger the game, the bigger the party. Definitely book your reservations as soon as you can if you plan on watching a big game as it seems lots of people love, beer, wings, and FOOTBALL!
With loads of screens and 24 BC Craft Beers on tap, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better location to watch your favorite sports team in Vancouver than Tap & Barrel. Their large patio is sensational and you can rest your eyes from the game with the spectacular views of the mountains.
Best sports bars in English Bay
With an enviable location overlooking English Bay, and a giant patio, CRAFT Beer Market on big game days in Vancouver offers an unrivalled selection of local beers as well as tacos, burgers, and tons more options.
They have awesome drink and bite specials when there are big sports games on with drinks from $5 so make your reservations now.
Where to watch sports in Kitsilano
You don’t need to head downtown to watch sports in Vancouver! On 4th Avenue in Kitsilano is the cool, calm, and collected Bimini Pub. Affectionately known as “Bimini’s”, it is the original Donnelly Group location.
Best sports bars in Mount Pleasant
Formerly known as Colony, Good Co in Mount Pleasant is a great place in Vancouver to watch sports.
A modern take on a comfortably familiar design and a diverse menu of classic pub food and shareables, Good Co in Mount Pleasant is a great choice for any big (or regular) game.
I’m not sure I need to say more than “two 12ft x 7ft HDTV screens”, but just in case: The Shark Club is one of the best sports bars in Vancouver.
With 72 TVs across the venue and a menu loaded with signatures and bar food classics, The Shark Club should be one of the first on your list to reserve a table.
Where to watch sports in North Vancouver
Formerly known as Colony, Good Co is a true place to just hang with your friends and other sports fans, the Good Co. in North Vancouver is a great venue to kick back and watch sports while having a few beers after a big hike.
A modern take on a comfortably familiar design and a diverse menu of classic pub food and shareables, Good Co is a great venue to watch sports in North Vancouver.
A local gem of North Vancouver, The Gull is a revitalized establishment that has delicious food, great atmosphere, and great staff. They have some TV’s over the bar which are visible from the top tables as well as some tables on their patio.
Where to watch sports in Olympic Village
With loads of screens and 24 BC Craft Beers on tap, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better sports bar in downtown Vancouver than Tap & Barrel. Their large patio is sensational too.
Where to watch sports in Strathcona
If you have fair-weather football fans in your group, or you’re looking for some extra fun and games, as well as some amazing DownLow burgers, head to The American on Main Street. With a laid-back atmosphere, a spot to shoot hoops, play some pool, and hit the pinball machines, set your reservations in as this “barcade” is always a popular spot.
Where to watch sports in West Vancouver
It’s called the Taphouse, but wow is the food here amazing. Don’t just chow down any old wings and fries during the game, the Village Taphouse takes comfort food to another level. That said, they of course have an outstanding beer menu to boot and an ideal spot in the heart of the Olympic Village. Baked goods and coffee at Terra Breads before the game anyone?
This particular Keg location is ideal for those who want to keep an eye on the game while enjoying dinner. With a warm ambiance and intimate dining, this is a civilized approach to watching sports
Find your favorite spot to celebrate the wins + commiserate the losses
Our list of the best places to watch sports in Vancouver has something for everyone.
Get your reservations in, get your group of friends together, and make merry memories.