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Granville Island Brewing, Vancouver
(3.9/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Take a tour through a local brewery and try out some of the craft beers that helped grow the Canadian beer industry at Granville Island Brewing. The brewery was founded in 1984 with the goal of bringing better beer options to locals who had limited choices. Get a tour of the facilities, learn about the process for brewing their main brews and small-batch brews, and end with a tasting of several different ones. You can stop for a meal at the on-site restaurant before heading over to shop for some memorabilia or your own six-pack. See Granville Island Brewing and all Vancouver has to offer by arranging your trip with our Vancouver trip generator.
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  • My husband and I stopped in for a tasting while visiting Granville Island/Vancouver during our anniversary trip this November. I'm SO glad we did! The staff is extremely friendly, offering dozens of t...  more »
  • They have a good selection of beer. My favorite was the so cal ipa. I really wish they had their fresh hop on tap. We got the meat and cheese platter which was delicious but seemed small for the price...  more »
  • This is a very nice brewery that offers a good variety of beers to sample. The staff were friendly. Nice stop to take a break from shopping. 
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  • Took a guided tour of the facility. Guide explained the brewing process along with sharing many other interesting facts. We sampled three beer after the tour in the sampling room. The facility is really cool. Small but effective brewery. Loved the tour and the beer.
  • Very nice brewery. Can see where they make their small batch beers, have tours at brewery and have a nice gift shop attached. Great location on Granville Island. Decent beer.
  • Great beer. My favourite is the Heyday hefeweizen. The food was surprisingly good. I did not expect the food to taste as good as a fine dining restaurant. My wife had a burger. The ground beef tasted real fresh, I believe they make it in house. The pulled pork was very moist with a very tasty BBQ sauce. Both dishes have generous servings. Would definately come again, next time friends and order a pitcher of beer.
  • Great place to try some solid beers. Not a ton of room so can fill up quickly. Sat at the bar and had super quick service. Definitely would recommend trying the rotating small batch taps.
  • There is a wait to get inside, but it's not very long. Service was quick, and the food was delicious. We ordered a pizza and a charcuterie board. The one disappointing aspect was the beer itself. I've had better beer elsewhere, and for all the hype surrounding it, it didn't deliver. Everything else about the brewery is awesome though, and you should definitely check it out.