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The Alibi Room

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Address: 157 Alexander St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1B8, Canada
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun 10:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:30
Fri 17:00 - 00:30
Sat 10:00 - 00:30

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One of my favourites

Cracking bar, great beers ranging from regular IPA to crazy sours! Every palate covered. The range of food is very pleasurable, although I didnt delve much past the tender and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Cracking bar, great beers ranging from regular IPA to crazy sours! Every palate covered. The range of food is very pleasurable, although I didnt delve much past the tender and tasty wings! - I was there for the beer. Superb atmosphere and I recommend going early as it fills up fast.

Thank Rachwelshy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

First time back in a while and still a good place. Best is summer when they have the windows open and the patio going. The thing that makes the Alibi Room is the food. For a bar/pub the food is a cut above normal and in fact is very good. Good portions and unique food at a fair price. Two... More 

Thank MartinP926
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I came to Canada to do two things, harvest hops, and drink Canadian Craft beer. And guess what? I'm aaaaall out of hops to harvest. This place is the bomb. Admittedly I did drink some u.s aswell, but it was modern times and it had 'dank' in the description, what am I to do? The selection was very well priced,... More 

Thank Alex S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

It's a big industrial space, all steel and exposed brick, and it can get a little noisy especially downstairs. Even if beer isn't your thing, the Alibi Room has a nice wine list (small but perfectly formed) and some cracking cocktails too. The food menu is varied with something for everyone. We had a mezze share plate, a chicken salad... More 

Thank pddownunder
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Although it's tucked away down the road from the main part of Gastown, The Alibi is a very cool, trendy bar with a massive variety of beers. We didn't eat there but the food all looked good and my wife was happy as there was a good veggie burger on the menu! The decor is sparse and industrial which fits... More 

Thank Tom K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I don't particularly like beer or cider but my companions do. There was an extensive menu for beers, less for ciders and there is also a small selection of red, rose and white wines as well as cocktails. Fratbats are popular where you can sample 4 different beers in 6oz glasses served on a wooden bat. You can mix ciders... More 

Thank BrieEngland
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a few beers after dinner. There was a good large selection of beers. Staff were helpful and polite. Quite a few people were ordering the burgers which looked good.

Thank Italian_kilt
Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Alibi Room is what I would call very hip although that word might be out of fashion these days. It's hard to keep up. Busy, eclectic, lots of different kinds of people - young, old, kids, grandparents. A huge variety of beer and excellent food. I understand from knowledgeable sources that all the food is good but I can... More 

Thank Kate181793
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent food in a warehouse sort of setting with great service. Nice Caesar (Bloody Mary) and Smoked Salmons Benny I would certainly have again ! Recommend above some of the more commercial places.

Thank Janice K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Great beer and cider selection. Wines are good too! Food menu is typical pub food. The charcuterie plate is very good, breads could be better though.

Thank Rebecca C

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