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Granville Island Brewing

1441 Cartwright St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R7, Canada
+1 604-687-2739
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Crowded

It was crowded here on the middle of a Tuesday afternoon on a day with no cruise ships in port... read more

Reviewed yesterday
joe-chicago-23
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Chesterfield, Missouri
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Good Craft Beer. Tourist Trap Food

Granville Island, accessible by car and ferry, is a major tourist center in Vancouver, with shops... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Smudgecats
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Chicago
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Tours of Canada's first modern microbrewery last about a half hour and include a souvenir glass and a taste of four brews. Kids are welcome; they get a taste of root beer. COST: C$8.75. July and Aug., Sun.-Wed. 10-7, Thurs.-Sat. 10-8; Sept.-June, daily 10-7; call for tour times.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“poutine” (27 reviews)
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1441 Cartwright St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R7, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
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+1 604-687-2739
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was crowded here on the middle of a Tuesday afternoon on a day with no cruise ships in port. Plan on sharing space at a table. Beer flights are available but we just had 2 glasses. They were fine. Ten varieties of beer available...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Granville Island, accessible by car and ferry, is a major tourist center in Vancouver, with shops, boutiques, entertainment stages, and eateries. The Granville Island Brewing Company was actually the first (1984) craft brewery in Canada, and they make some nice beers and ales. On my...More

Thank Smudgecats
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Wednesday afternoon and although it was very busy we got a table relatively easily. Our server, Jessica explained how the Taster Round went and suggested some brews. I had the 4 taster plate for $7.50 and I liked the IPA the best....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location and friendly atmosphere. Our server was very nice. The beer and food were both good. The room was small. They had community tables and individual ones

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I went in on a busy Sunday afternoon and was seated alone at the bar. The first bartender was super friendly and attentive even while pouring beers the entire time. I started with a sampler and intended to order a beer and food. The beers...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Stopped here as I had to try a beer and was not disappointed. Beer was very good, place was quite busy and service ok. Also had the poutine for a snack whilst we were there (which was also ok). There is a good gift shop...More

Thank Terskine
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Went here on Mother’s Day. Short line up. Spot prawn festival on. 10 different beers on tap. Their menu is really great now. Nice variety of snacks and full on entrees. Prices are reasonable. Beer is great. Something to help everyone be less anxious. Our...More

Thank NGBUNK
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Came here with my partner while visiting Vancouver to escape the rain. We were very pleased with the service and selection of beer we received with our tasting tray. Rotation 1 was our favorite, as it was a “herby” beer, which is something that we...More

Thank Lewis H
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Very busy on a Saturday afternoon, waited about 5 mins to get seated. Tried the full map beer sampler. 10 glasses x 5oz. Not a huge fan of craft beers but managed to get through all of them. Good selection of food and reasonably priced....More

Thank Krissydidit
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Having enjoyed their beer for many years, we decided to visit the tap house to sample theirs beer and have lunch. We did the mat of beers. What a great way to taste al their different beers. The island burger is huge. Will have to...More

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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
...More
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priben2015
23 August 2017|
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Response from 2MichelleS5 | Reviewed this property |
Tried it and it's awesome, you get three samples and a tour of their smaller brewery. It's interesting to learn about the process. I'd suggest grabbing lunch there too.
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