45. The Boxcar
A hipster dive bar with history, East Van’s three-metre-wide “vibe corridor” once housed saloon stables. Until recently, it was a tumbledown breezeway. Now it’s a cocktail-slinging tap room with beautifully distressed (dry-ice-blasted) walls and garage doors on either side.
TRY: MIDNIGHT LIMELIGHT, A VEGAN PISCO SOUR LACED WITH TEA SYRUP.
Photo: Victoria Black