Alibi Room

BA SCORE
99
world-class

73 Ratings
Alibi RoomAlibi Room
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

157 Alexander St
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6A 1B8
Canada

(604) 623-3383 | map
alibi.ca

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Added by Sammy on 05-12-2008

PLACE STATS
Score:
99
Ratings:
73
Reviews:
28
Avg:
4.55
pDev:
5.27%
 
 
Taps:
50
Bottles/Cans:
25
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 28
Reviews by canucklehead:
Photo of canucklehead
4.78/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I went into this place on a quiet Sunday afternoon and it took me a second to realize just how incredible the beer selection was. Now, if you come from Portland you might think this was an OK selction but honestly for BC this is outstanding. The owner actually drives to the island to pick up kegs from Longwood, Craig St, Spinnakers, Swans, Phillips. They also have Mt Begbie, Tin Whistle, Mission Springs, Old Yale, Steamworks, Yaletown, Crannog, R&B, Howe Sound, Tree, Rogue,Fat Cat, Lighthouse and other rotating taps. The bottle list quite extensive though all of them can be found at better Private Stores.

The food was great with large portions and fresh local ingredients.(I had an burrito). The service is friendly and helpfull. I hear it gets quite busy on Friday and Saturday nights but the always changing beer selection makes this a must stop in Vancouver. (If you are not visiting Victoria you will find many Island beers on tap>)

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More User Reviews:
Photo of mattmarka1
4.61/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of atigerlife
4.76/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

I've been to Vancouver many times over the years, and always wanted to stop by this place. Finally, on this trip, had a free couple of hours and walked on over. Glad I did.

First, I got there b before 11 a.m. on a Sunday. Many tables taken with people eating brunch. They all looked happy. I sat at the bar, about 10 chairs, which were all empty when I arrived. Relatively small place. Nice vibe. Funky.

About 40 beers on tap, mostly local. Very nice. The bar person, Francesca [I think] was exceptional. During my time there, I watched her do her job. Very professional. Very busy going around. Enjoyable to watch someone who takes pride in there work. She recommended a couple of beers, which I tried. Very nice.

Overall, a very pleasant experience. I'll definitely stop in the next time I'm in Vancouver. Worth the visit.

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Photo of surfcaster
4.98/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Can't say enough good things. Fortunate enough to go on a British Columbia takeover so everything was super local and many were things that would have taken several days in B.C. to have tried.

Beer was incredible.

Service fantastic and food was on par with beer. Just on edge of Gastown and the trains going back and forth behind just add to the character.

A must visit in Vancouver if into beer and food is top notch. A 5$ (ca) 13oz pour for most everything a bonus.

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Photo of krome
4.51/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of RushMe
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Texasfan549
4.45/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of barleywin
4.29/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of kristinc
4.95/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of anteater
4.36/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.64/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of johnyb
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.47/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of souvenirs
4.7/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.45/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Anaxagoris
4.35/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of WQuirk
4.68/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of ScottJWing
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of italianstallion
4.33/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of smekermann
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of imfinished
3.81/5  rDev -16.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Photo of HipCzech
4.7/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Caishalea
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Stanislager
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

This place breathes with brew culture. Always a night to remember, always a brew to remember.

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Photo of cam477
5/5  rDev +9.9%

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Alibi Room in Vancouver, BC, Canada
4.55 out of 5 based on 73 ratings.
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