When scouring Vancouver’s westside real estate listings, zeroing in on the right property can come down to a few distinguishing factors; including what the neighbourhood has to offer. So with summer nights approaching, we’ve sourced your top spots to have one of the best cocktails in Kitsilano and enjoy the neighourhood vibes.
Served in their signature boot glass, Local Public Eatery’s El Caesar is spicy and stacked with garnishes. If you’d rather something refreshing, the Kung Fu Punch of fruit juices and vodka is for you. The easy pub vibes, perfect location opposite Kits Beach, and extensive drinks menu make this the quintessential spot for late-night drinks, brunch cocktails, and pretty much every time in between.
2210 Cornwall Ave.
Maenam may be known for their amazing Thai food, but 2016’s Restaurant of the Year according to Vancouver Magazine also features a deliciously curated cocktail list. Their exotic drinks list alone is worth the visit; try the “Tuk Tuk Tiger”, a turmeric and ginger-infused anejo rum with fresh raspberries and line. For the more adventurous, the “Dark Maya” is an intoxicating blend of cutty sark scotch, lemon, muddled blackberries, egg white and plum bitters.
1938 W. 4th Ave.
The extensive, musically-inspired cocktail menu at Blue Martini Jazz Bar is complimented by an equally extensive martini, beer, bubble, and scotch and whiskey menu. You can pretty much order anything your palate desires, and pair it with an entertaining evening. Check their events calendar for a full listing of who’s playing live.
1516 Yew St.
Get it’s namesake cocktail at this Kitsilano institution, and you won’t be disappointed. Las Margaritas serves up its own house blend of sweet and sour with Jose Cuervo for a signature margarita, or choose from different fruity flavours, blended to perfection. They also offer a top shelf margarita menu, as well as numerous cervezas.
1999 W. 4th Ave.
And if you’re a Kitsilano resident, you’re lucky your westside house or condo is most likely within walking distance of these delectable watering holes, so you can toast to a tasty and safe evening! Remember: always drink responsibly.
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