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When the clock strikes 5, or a full day of conferences come to an end, where do Vancouverites go for an evening of socializing, snacks, and refreshments? There are endless options just a stone's throw away from downtown. Just around the corner from the Convention Centre, you’ll find Tap & Barrel, one of the city’s best waterfront restaurants and patios. If you’re in the mood for a casual beverage and a view, wander down to Steamworks Brewpub in Gastown or to Craft Beer Market in Olympic Village for Canada's largest selection of draft beer.

Feeling fancy? Treat yourself to a mouthwatering meal of surf ‘n turf from Canadian classic, The Keg Steakhouse. Après-sunset snacks are done best at Cactus Club, situated along beautiful English Bay. Head there after 9:30pm for their unbeatable happy hour featuring local favourites like crispy truffle fries and fresh tuna poke bowls. 

On cooler days, Vancouverites flock to their favourite ramen spots for sizzling bowls of this delicious soup. There are few comfort foods that compare, and according to one of our team members “aside from Japan, Vancouver has one of the best ramen scenes out there.” Kintaro Ramen is one of the city’s best establishments, serving up 14 different types of ramen to Vancouverites since 1999.  

Vancouver is filled to the brim with great views, brews, and food, so no matter what you’re in the mood for, there’s no limit to how your evening can unfold. 

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