Grab a pint of Guinness at these Vancouver Irish pubs

The West Coast isn’t necessarily known for its Irish Pubs. However, the ones we do have offer plenty of quality and authenticity. If you’re looking for a tasty Old World pub, these Vancouver greats have alluring environments that you won't want to leave any time soon. Grab a Guinness and enjoy.

Wolf & Hound Restaurant

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3617 Broadway W, Vancouver, BC V6R 2B8

The Wolf & Hound’s cozy Irish vibe comes from its eclectic wooden furniture, private nooks and regular live Celtic music. Located in Kitsilano at 3617 West Broadway, The Wolf & Hound is a regular favourite among locals craving a pint of Guinness and a plate of homemade comfort food that’s sure to stick to your ribs on a chilly Vancouver night. Menu highlights include shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash and a Guinness-infused steak and mushroom pot pie.

The Wicklow Pub

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610 Stamp's Landng, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3Z1

Located on the south-eastern edge of Vancouver’s scenic False Creek seawall, The Wicklow is an Irish-infused modern West Coast pub. While the menu features many delicious (though not very Irish) selections, the pub does provide several original takes on Irish classics as well – such as their Guinness Irish Stew, Guinness Chili and Classic Burger with Guinness cheddar and Dijon mayo. The Wicklow is the perfect place to cap off a brisk walk on the seawall with a proper pint.

Johnnie Fox's Irish Snug

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1033 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L4

One step through the door and you'll feel like you’ve been transported straight to Ireland. Johnnie Fox’s is the real McCoy. The tasteful Irish décor has accumulated character over time and it's a mark of this charming nook’s authenticity. Located on the Granville strip, Johnnie Fox’s is an oasis for those whose thirst can only be quenched by the city’s finest pint pours. Needless to say, the Guinness here is served in a chilled 20-ounce glass.

Doolin's Irish Pub

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654 Nelson St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6K4

At Doolin’s, the décor feels traditional but the beverage choices swing from post-work drinks to rowdy shots. Located at 654 Nelson Street just off of Granville Street, Doolin’s Irish Pub is a reliable stop for a quiet pint and a look at the sports highlights after a day at the office. But once dusk turns to dark, Doolin’s becomes one of the Granville Entertainment District's most happening live music spots.

The Irish Heather

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210 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J1

This popular gastropub is one of Vancouver’s premier Irish bars. It's known for its expansive drink selection, which houses the city’s largest whisky collection, and also for its savoury and authentic kitchen menu. The Irish Heather sets the standard in old-world authenticity. Located in the heart of Gastown at 210 Carrall Street, the pub’s heritage atmosphere is highlighted by its quaint brick-and-stone interior, perfectly setting the tone for some quality Irish dining.

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