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Granville Island Brewery

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3.56/5
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1,774 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

1441 Cartwright St
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3R7
Canada

(604) 687-2739 | map
gib.ca

Notes:
Subsidiary of Molson Coors

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Reviews:
628
Ratings:
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PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.53/5
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
41
pDev:
17%
 
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Reviews by atigerlife:
Photo of atigerlife
3/5  rDev -15%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Situated right at the entrance of Granville Isle, so hard to miss. When you walk in, the kegs are on the left, the seating and tables are in front of you and the beer sales [take out] is on the right. There are appox. 10 tables for seating.

This is only a tasting room, so you can only have one beer. They do this so that they don't need a liquor license or some such thing.

Anyway, there were about 9 beers on tap when I was there. Including: Island Lager, Cypress Honey, Lions Winter Ale, Brockton, English Bay Pale Ale, Gastown Amber, Kitsilano maple Cream Ale. Decent enough selection, especially considering you can only have one!

Worth stopping in if you are in the area and are curious. You won't stay long...

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More User Reviews:
Photo of GulDukat88
4.08/5  rDev +15.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of DerekCarruth
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Zacemy
3.54/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Photo of EMV
3.86/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Visited with my wife on a stop in Vancouver, June 2016.

Very cool little brewery in the trendy shopping district/market area of Granville Island, Vancouver. They have a pretty nice selection of their own microbrews. The beers were overall well crafted... not overly exciting, mostly straight styles but well made and they looked like they had some more interesting offerings in their bottle shop next door. The service was solid, the food menu is limited but what we had (burger, tacos) were delicious and well made. The only complaint is the lack of seating, and there was already a line out the door by noon on a Saturday. So... it's popular and plan accordingly. Would definitely visit again.

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Photo of Grogsky
2.93/5  rDev -17%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 2.75

Not the biggest selection, and when we arrived they were out of 2 or 3 of their beers to reduce that even more. Nice vibe, but the place gets busy early and you won't get any service if you arrive too late!

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Photo of boszormeny
3.07/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Photo of MatthewWalters
3.76/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Oh_Dark_Star
4.39/5  rDev +24.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

I didn't get the tour or eat anything, but rather stopped in briefly for a flight. The atmosphere was pretty cozy - I really liked the tasting room and service and the Lion's winter warmer was delicious.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
2.44/5  rDev -30.9%
vibe: 1.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.75

Located just as you enter Granville island this is a bit of a tourist trap, where you will wait in a line for a single paid taste. Limited seating and limited beer options you will need to get the sampler to try more than one beer. Service was not very good and the beers were average. My wife and I were there for Canada day and were not impressed with the service. This was the only bc brewery that I did not get beer to go Or anything to remember our trip

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Photo of Drknight
3.76/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of N8dogg44
4.11/5  rDev +16.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of randylangford
3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of bonercityUSA
3.56/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Malone47
3.77/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of pat61
3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

Its right under the bridge that crosses Granville Island and it is Canada's first microbrewery. It is a great spot to rest and have a beer while walking around Granville Island.

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Photo of ScottJWing
3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25

Photo of italianstallion
3.37/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Photo of fureousangel
3.64/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.44/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of wesbray
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of urbantakeover
4.4/5  rDev +24.6%

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Granville Island Brewery in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Brewery rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 1,774 ratings
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