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The Keefer Bar

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135 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X3, Canada
((604)688-1961
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 15
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pricey but good drinks

This is a very cool little place to take friends you want to impress. The bartenders know their stuff and the cocktails, while expensive, are innovative and tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Carla W
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is a very cool little place to take friends you want to impress. The bartenders know their stuff and the cocktails, while expensive, are innovative and tasty.

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Adelaide
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great bar...GREAT bar...nice enough snacks but not a restaurant, however I guess after several cocktails you will forget this fact

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

In a city filled with too many mainstream bars all owned by one group, this bar stands out. It's small, it's got a good vibe, and the cocktails are great.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Luckily this bar is only 2 blocks from my house. It is in the main floor of an older 4 story building on the edge of Chinatown. The space was a boutique hotel but was bought and turned into a private residence except for the bar. The drinks are a bit expensive $12-14 for cocktails but they are unique and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a great place for a group of people to meet up and have a drink and a bite to eat. Don't expect to leave filled based on food - though try something from the menu, it's fantastic! This is a great place for Happy Hour. If you're looking for a fun bar with great drinks, highly consider this... More 

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Tucson
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were in from out of town and someone recommended the Keefer Bar. We went over there after a nice dinner and it blew us away. The decor being an old apothecary that might be slightly gothic was excellent as they have many of the herbs from which they make tinctures and things for their drinks. The food was good... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I am from the Toronto area and this is the best place for drinks that I have ever been to. Strong, herbal, fragrant and a huge selection. There was a group of 4 of us and I made everyone try something different so I could sample as many as I could before we left. In total we had 9 different... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very well thought out concept; fitting to the neighbourhood and history as well as leading the cocktail scene in Van with origanality and execution.

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Whitby, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Very cool bar with a huge selection of interesting drinks. Food was ok, but the portions could have been a bit bigger for the price. Really enjoyed the atmosphere and the experience. Would recommend coming here for the drinks, but not sold on the food.

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vancouver
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70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great drink selection and a great ambiance.... I don't recommend sitting in the first table if there is a burlesque show as you are are almost too close to enjoy the show. But this was a great evening of fun, including dancing...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Keefer Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: ((604)688-1961

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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