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The Railway Club - CLOSED

579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1Y4, Canada
+1 604-681-1625
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
22 Apr 2017
“Awesome restaurant !!! A must visit!!”
2 Jun 2016
“After Work Pint”
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Bar, Gluten Free Options
579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

this place has a great reputation as a music venue. Many bands played here when they began. Like many of these venues it has had financial problems and shut down. It has reopened as a restaurant and music venue. A friend and i stopped for...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Dive Bar with some really eclectic clients. Beer is cheap and a few big screens to catch a game. Live music most nights and this can get a bit tight on space. Cheap Beers, did not try the menu.

Thank Dean L
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Used to come hear for informal business meetings after work. Great beer, great back room to get some privacy, great ambiance with the trains chugging along up near the ceiling. After some years all is gone: limited beer selection, back room reeks of (what smells...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 January 2016

It's not a beautiful pub, but it's pretty chill and clean. Good music and entertainment is always a plus here so that's a big draw. Not too many beers on tap though which is disappointing, still not a bad place to go if there's a...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 13 November 2015

It was an awesome experience to watch an improv comedy troop perform at this venue. The food was awesome as well. I highly recommend having the Pulled Pork Burger at this venue. Was definitely the best I have ever had anywhere in the last 10...More

Thank MelvinBerry
Reviewed 26 October 2015

7 ft by 108 ft and smelly. but it does make 1 stop drinking alcohol. yes its historic, and the location is really quite fantastic. but whats the point , one has to walk sideways in this dump. expensive and gross booze, sobers one up...More

Thank e s
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great music venue, plenty of character situated in downtown Vancouver. On the evening we attended (Sunday) there was a showcase featuring music from Yukon. There was a cover charge of 7 Canadian Dollars. There was no food available but was invited to bring in food...More

Thank wildcats8
Steve S, Owner at The Railway Club, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2015

Thanks wildcats8, glad you had a good time, hope to see you again! Regards, Steve Silman General Manager, Railway Club

Reviewed 2 May 2015

The Railway Club is old and musty, in a great way. It’s an upper level, funky dive type club which hosts excellent live music at very reasonable prices. My husband and I loved it. Someone with mold or dust allergies may have issues. There is...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 12 November 2014

My partner and I visited on a Wednesday night for a few drinks and a snack. The best thing about this place is no table service. As an Aussie, ordering at the bar is the way to go. The waiter poured a generous glass of...More

2  Thank susan g
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

This place used to be awesome, great music, great staff, ambiance etc.... Now there is hardly any beer on tap available, the service is sub-par bordering rude, and the music was really awful. Plus, the bar itself looked really run-down & dirty. Too bad, won't...More

3  Thank MrsR90
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$9
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Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-681-1625
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