Yaletown Brewing Company

4.3
312 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Comfort Food
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  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Happy Hour
The Yaletown Brewing Company is Vancouver's original and best Brewpub. Founded in 1994, just as the former warehouse district of Yaletown was just beginning to emerge as a destination for businesses and residents, the YBC was built with the vision of being a true neighbourhood pub - a welcoming gathering place whether you arrived dressed in a suit or flip-flops.

With a 160-seat Restaurant and a lively Pub with TVs, a pool table and a fireplace, YBC has become a one-stop destination for everything from large corporate events to quick after-work beers with the regulars.

Make your reservations today for our dinning room; please note that all pub and patio seating is offered on a first come first serve basis.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Comfort Food, Brewery
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 12:00pm
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Phone number
(604) 681-2739
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Jarrod Swanson
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Private Party Facilities
We offer full buyouts of the venue, for more information please email us your event outline including number of guests and preferred date to: info@mjg.ca!
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Private Party Contact
Courtney Baker: (604) 681-2739
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Helmcken
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Parking Details
There is street parking right in front of our restaurant and two parking garages within a five minute walk.
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Public Transit
The Canada Line train, stops in Yaletown in the same block as the Yaletown Brewing Co. and runs until 1am.
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Entertainment
Join us in our PUB after dinner; open until 12am Sun-Wed, 1am on Thurs, and 3am on Fri & Sat.



We are pleased to offer FREE TROLLEY SERVICE to select events at Rogers Arena and BC Place including all home Canucks, Lions and Whitecaps games.



Watch every CANUCKS game on our flat screen TVs in the restaurant and pub with the sound on in the pub.



Join us every Thursday from 4-7:00 for CASK NIGHT where we offer a unique one time only brew in the traditional English style; meet the Brewmaster Iain Hill.



Let our MAGICIAN entertain you Thurs-Sun at your table.



Call to inquire about other upcoming events and specials.
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Special Events & Promotions
Join us every week for our famous PIZZA SUNDAYS where all of our housemade thin crust pizzas (except the Wild Mushroom) are $9 and our sleeves of FRESH BEER are $4.02.



Check out our COLD BEER AND WINE store at 1116 Hamilton St. right behind our restaurant. Open 11am-11pm daily.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 312 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DO
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We enjoyed our Dinner stay before going to a downtown concert.. Our Server was excellent and helped out if we needed anything..

Thanks

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d
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good food and service and deals.

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s
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Generally good food. Fairly loud music. Service was ok.

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SC
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent place to meet for a meal prior to the BC Lions game. Thank you for the trolley ride to the game. The big and little kids love it!!

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Sehr schönes Patio mitten in Yaletown! Jederzeit gerne wieder.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Great service and awesome patio. Food and beer are good too. Great spot to chill downtown with friends.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

We’re traveling all day so we thought this would be a low key first dinner. Excellent food and beers. Would definitely eat there again.

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FE
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

A good place for a Sunday pizza & beer outing. As a visitor living in Yaletown for a month, I was in the habit of getting my 32oz Growlers filled at the bar with various Core/Seasonal brews for $11 in the beginning. That was UNTIL I found out that this is almost DOUBLE the price that most SMALLER, local Craft Breweries charge (avg. $6.5-7 for 32oz). Unreasonable? Yes. Even if it IS Yaletown. I MAY except it IF the beer was mind blowing. It's not. It is average. FAR better brews in Gastown or Mount Pleasant for almost half the price (and most offer pretty fierce food/pizza now too!)

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XF
Vancouver
29 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great Sunday brunch menu with lots of great patio seating.

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R
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We were visiting Vancouver from Ohio and felt very welcome. Our server was terrific. It’s a definite must visiting Vancouver !

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BS
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Wanted a quick meal before going to concert. Was served very quickly and offered free trolley tickets from the restaurant to Rogers arena.

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R
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Went on a Sunday night so great $10 pizza deals. Serviced was mixed. Had to ask twice for water and when it arrived we got one glass between four of us. Overall good food, fun place but vague service

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KM
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

A fun brewpub atmosphere with good food, goood beer at great value.

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AB
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 4

Food was really good and we had fun.

I have been to this restaurant previously and was really impressed when they brought out the cake and fired the birthday cannon. I took my nephew for his 21st birthday and was totally disappointed.

The brought out the cake. then the plates and forks. Then they remembered the cannon and fired it from a great distance and did not even come to our table. We were not able to take a picture of it.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Can’t beat Pizza and Beer Sunday. Best Sunday deal in Yaletown with $5 pints and $10 pizzas. Definitely worth a visit.

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KR
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Great service. Good food. Music was a bit loud

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AD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Off to see the Juno’s!

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C
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

The service was okay, food was okay. Nothing amazing.

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H
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good selection of food and beverages. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Visited twice this trip and had great meals each time.

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MP
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Warning ....deep fried pickles are hot !! I burnt my mouth .....

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n
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Yaletown Brewing Company's Pizza Sunday night was great - $10 pizzas, $5 beer! The pizza + beer were both good, and the place had a nice vibe. Would recommend to a friend!

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V
Vancouver
26 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great for a good get together with friends over beef and food!

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OT
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Loved the salmon chowder. New Mann Alt beer very good as well.

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AG
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Night out downtown and Yaletown Brewing is close to everything. Always great service!

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SC
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2017
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

I had made a reservation and when we arrived, we were greeted and shown to our table (by the window). It was a cold day and the window seats were on the cooler side. The hostess gave us the menus and our server arrived shortly and took our drink orders and a child food order. I had the halibut burger...excellent. The child had chicken fingers, fries, drink (loved the lemon).....also excellent. Another person had the squid....very good, however, it needed a dipping sauce that we requested and received. The last of our group had the fish and chips....not happy with the fish as it was under cooked. The server was told and she immediately took the fish and replaced the order with another fish order which was perfect. We took the trolley to the BC Lions game.....not a great game!! Overall I was happy with our experience...great service!!

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LF
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great restaurant, food and great craft beer, avoids the trend to burgers and pizza only.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2017
Overall 3Food 4Service 1Ambience 2

The super food salad (kale, qinoia,cranberries) is outstanding and I'd return for that even though it is expensive. However, the server that night totally missed the mark on all fronts, sat for half hour and had to flag him to take our order, no refills on water, he couldn't remember orders, brought wrong beer, didn't check how we were doing. And the total meal was expensive for quantity ordered.

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London
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2017
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Good food (great salmon), quite noisy but generally relaxed and good atmosphere
Unfortunately the 3 course menu's on the website which lured us to the restaurant in the first place apparently are not available on site, only with advanced booking for larger parties? This is totally unclear on the website (also after rereading we could not find any mention of these terms) - disappointing, please correct this on the website

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2017
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Our group was bigger than initially planned, but the staff at yaletow brewery accommodate us in no time. Pleasant ambient and professional staff.

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2017
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

very good food but the music was so loud we were shouting to each other across the table and we weren't even in the bar section

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

With tickets to the Piano Guys at the Queen Elizabeth theatre in hand, we had made reservations for dinner but were delayed in traffic. Our server assured us we would still make our concert and did a spectacular job of getting us our meals (and even time for dessert!). The food was so delicious! And the portions were perfect size for us all. We left full and satisfied.

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M
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2017
Overall 5Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Had dinner reservations for my younger cousin's 19th birthday. It was a great experience! The service was great and the drinks were delicious! Thank you for adding the special touch with the confetti and cake. We cannot wait to be back!

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2017
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 3

Excellent berr and food but to load music for conversation

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We got a reservation on a busy night (Coldplay concert) and everything went smoothly.
Waitress was excellent and made sure we were looked after and that we wouldn't be late for the concert.
Great selection of food and beverages :)

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Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2017
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Very accommodating and wonderful people to have as there was a unforeseen circumstance that they handled brilliantly. I could have not been more happy. My guests were extreamly impressed. The food wonderful and thankfully the music was at a level that made conversation very comfortable. Thank-you. D.

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A
Calgary
15 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2017
Overall 2Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

I came down with

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D
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We had dinner and drinks before a soccer game. Both the service and the food was very good. Nice way to start the evening.

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GG
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2017
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

Beer choices were good, and the pizza we shared was tasty. The server we had could have a little more practice at asking if people want a refill. She was very pleasant however and we will definitely come back.

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NP
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Really enjoyed our visit - waitstaff was fantastic, food was delicious and the beers were excellent. All around great time!

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k
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2017
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Unfortunately they did not seat us outside as we had requested on OpenTable, but once I complained (politely), they moved us outside. The GF options are minimal.

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