Commercial Drive is weird in the best way. It's an eclectic mix of hippies, punks, and everything in-between, including a few creative gems nestled along "the drive."
Modern thai food in a beautiful space Perfect for: an oh-so-delicious night of pad thai and beers Known for: crispy pork belly on rice and the best light on the drive 903 Commercial Drive | @kinkaokitchen | kinkao.ca
Late night tacos, tequila, and good times. Perfect for: sipping (or shooting) from their fine tequila list Known for: weekend vibes, a family-style menu, and small-batch mezcal. 1622 Commercial Drive | @lamezcaleriayvr | lamezcaleria.ca
A bright and friendly coffee shop. Perfect for: enjoying a cup of 49th Parallel on the patio Known for: Sammy, the owner and 4 time World Barista Championship finalist 1938 Commercial Drive | @pradocafe | pradocafevancouver.com
Off the Rail Brewing
A small and comfortable craft brewery. Perfect for: sampling one of their creative beers Known for: seasonal and small-batch beers in a family-friendly tasting room 1351 Adanac St. | @offtherailbeer | offtherailbrewing.com
*Note: it's not "on" Commercial, but it's pretty darn close!