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The Yale Saloon

1300 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1M7, Canada
+1 604-428-9253
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
2 weeks ago
“Very “Canadian””
5 Feb 2018
“Hearty balance of good booze, decent music, and poor servers”
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1300 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1M7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. The food was delicious, I had the brisket sandwich and it was very good. The wait staff was very accommodating considering we were a group of 20+. Only downside is that the music was a...More

Thank orangechicken4ever
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Yale for a recovery supper/ lupper meal with the intention of it facilitating to kick off another nice night out for a friends reunion. There were only two tables including us in there when we arrived. The food, was delicious. Drinks served...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Different inside to what waa expected. Friendly staff, happy to find a table more suited to us. Obviously lots of regular customers. A bit of cowboy style would describe the place, but dont let that put you off. Food was good, if a bit plain...More

Thank robbmat
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

From the outside one questions if this is a place you want to enter for food. Don’t judge a book by its cover, this place was worth taking a chance. We went for brunch and was pleasantly surprised. The menu was small but the flavor...More

Thank Happiness696726
Reviewed November 5, 2017

The Yale Saloon was a block from our hotel so we thought we would try it. She ordered a half rack and I a full rack. They were excellent but we had enough let over for another meal. Cowboy beans and yam fries make good...More

Thank rpunger
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Decided on here because it sounded like a fun. It was. Great atmosphere although one of pet hates is country music so I had a hard time blanking that out. Staff were brilliant. Knowledgable, funny and very efficient. The price point for a place like...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We walked in for a beer after dinner on a Tuesday, looking for live music, and discovered a duo playing rock-blues. It was good to sit and listen, and watch couples dancing most proficiently. The beer was fine, and they had Knob Creek bourbon, so...More

Thank Wendy V
Reviewed February 18, 2017

The restaurant is largely a pub but they do take reservations and I would suggest them during the weekends. The waitstaff are extremely friendly and attentive which was a strong point. The menu is largely BBQ and the menu is fairly small both in terms...More

Thank smrgeog
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

We came on a Monday night from out of town. Cheryl was our waitress and gave us great recommendations from the menu. She was very friendly and personable (and had wonderful braids). Andrew made our night even better by letting us ride the bull. We...More

Thank Leah G
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

I called in late one night last week for a quick bite to eat. I had a local beer and a chilli. Both were good. There was live music a man and a woman didn't catch their names but they were good and added to...More

Thank j462
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languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-428-9253
  • E-mail
Vancouver’s home for all things country - BBQ - Line Dancing - Bull Riding - DJ & Dancin’ to boot! Food is at the core of the Yale Saloon, known for the best BBQ and Southern comfort cookin' in town! With one of the largest in-house smokers in the city, Executive Chef Amanda Rehel specializes in slow-smoked meats with homemade rubs and sauces + all the fixings. Other fresh fare is available for those looking for something lighter with the likes of pulled pork tacos, seasonal salads and sandwiches. Whether you're looking for a restaurant, bar, live music venue or night out- we've gotcha covered! Get saddled up for the weekend with our PARTY PACKAGES - perfect for birthdays, bachelorettes, group dining & corporate events- including: Welcome Drinks + 3 Courses Reserved Table & Balloons · Cover Line Dancing Lessons Mechanical Bull Riding DJ · Dance Floor Complimentary Cowboy Hat for the guest of honour & a COUNTRY TIME!
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