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19 Of The Coolest Bars To Get Drunk At Across Canada

~glitter cocktails and secret passwords~

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about Canada's ~coolest~ bars from coast to coast. Here are some of their favourite, unique spots where you can get your drank on:

1. Noble in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Instagram: @candessa4

"[It’s an] underground, old bank vault. Need the password to get in. Best damn cocktails in the country."

– J Kaleidoscopic Kat (Facebook)

2. The Roost Social House in Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Roost Social House / Via Facebook: theroostwpg

"The bar boasts beautiful craft cocktails, small plates to share, and a gorgeous patio. This tiny bar is a favourite among younger people looking for a cozy place for cocktails at reasonable prices. It also doesn't hurt having your drink sprinkled with edible glitter!"



3. NWT Brewing Company in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

"Amazing beers and the best Caesar I've ever had!"


5. Wild Rose Brewery in Calgary, Alberta

Instagram: @carsmithla / Via

"Great food and they make their own beer. They also mix different beers together for a unique flavour."


6. Big in Japan-BAR in Montreal, Quebec

Instagram: @pedrobianchi / Via

"It's a Japanese speakeasy style bar. No sign, just a big metallic door. You walk down a long, draped hallway and pull back the curtains to find a minimalist yet old school, very classy and seductive setting."

– Mia-Kate Messer (Facebook)


7. Le Saint Sulpice in Montreal, Quebec

Le Saint Sulpice / Via Facebook: LeSaintSulpice

"I've only been once, several years ago, and I still talk about it. It has the most lovely garden patio that can seemingly fit hundreds! It was such a beautiful place yet still had the simple bar vibe that we all love. It's not often you get outstanding beauty and serenity along with the typical bar experience."


8. Serve Ping Pong in Hamilton, Ontario

Instagram: @hookedonhamilton

"It's a bar where you can also play ping pong!"

– Nicole Brown (Facebook)

9. The Split Crow Pub in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Split Crow Pub / Via Facebook: SplitCrowPubHalifax

"Everyone goes super early on a Saturday and gets day drunk before power hour, which offers $2.50 for a beer! Best time you'll ever have spending the whole day drinking and playing drinking games with your friends."


10. Food & Liquor in Toronto, Ontario

Instagram: @jackiesaik / Via

"Awesome craft beer, and amazing late night eats (fried calamari and the best dumplings), plus they have amazing BBQ in the summer."

– Nish Lash (Facebook)


11. Big Bad John's in Victoria, British Columbia

"The city's oldest dive bar, and only truly country-themed one. Buckets of peanuts on the tables (and shells all over the floor), years worth of business cards, student cards, and concert tickets shoved under the clear plastic table tops, and an assortment of bras donated by customers hanging from the rafters!"

– Alissa Anne (Facebook)

12. Blind Tiger Coffee Co. in Winnipeg, Manitoba

"The coolest speakeasy no one has ever heard of."


13. The Shameful Tiki Room in Toronto, Ontario

"Awesome atmosphere. It feels like you're in Hawaii. And they have the most delicious Tiki drinks! There's also a location in Vancouver."

– Nish Lash (Facebook)

14. Union Local 613 in Ottawa, Ontario

"Amazingly unique cocktails, cool feminist staff, delicious snacking food, great atmosphere and eclectic art for sale on the walls. And there's another speakeasy hidden behind a bookshelf downstairs!"

– Caroline Wallace (Facebook)


15. The Tannery in Fredericton, New Brunswick

Instagram: @thecapitalcomplex

"It's not so much a bar, but more of a square that ​is​ comprised of Dolan's Pub, The Capital Complex, The Phoenix, The Wilsners Room, and Nicky Zee's. On any given night you will find live bands, themed nights like Indie Night or Reggae Night or DJs. And there is always a drink special somewhere and offering something for everyone."

– Sasha Harris (Facebook)

Note: Unfortunately, one of the bars in the square, Nicky Zee's, is now closed but there still are many bars to explore!

17. Cilantro and Chive in Lacombe, Alberta

"Home of Caesers that eat like a meal!"

– Emily Campbell (Facebook)

18. To The Lost in Red Deer, Alberta

Instagram: @fawkes40

"They make all their own bitters, syrups, etc. All their drinks are made the 'old fashioned' way."

– Brittany Stelmack (Facebook)


19. Bartari Videogame Restaurant & Bar in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

"They have a fantastic selection as well as thousands of video games and dozens of consoles you can play them on."

– Aimee Roy (Facebook)

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Nicky Zee’s (a bar in the Tannery area) has recently closed. A preview version of this post stated that it was still in business.