Gastown is my favourite neighbourhood in Vancouver. From the day I moved to Vancouver I always knew I wanted to live there. I love the cobblestone roads and the brick buildings. I don't love the high price of rent or that it costs $8 for a beer at a local bar. The good news is there are many bars that offer awesome drink specials daily to help you get a little tipsy when the mood strikes!

Wether your looking to take a date out to a nice place or you're just in for a good time with some friends, this list has you covered. From sit down restaurants with amazing views to dingy back alley bars, these places are easy on the wallet and all guarantee a good time!

If you're looking to celebrate this weekend but it ain't pay day yet, check out these 8 cheap places to drink in Gastown:

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Malone’s // 608 West Pender

They’ve got different drink specials every night. Grab a domestic bottle of beer for only $5.25. Tequila or Fireball shots are $4.25. Malone's is a great place to start your night if you're looking for some cheap drinks before heading to the club.

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The Metropole // 320 Abbott

Better known to its regulars as The Met, this place always serves up cheap drinks. They have two happy hours every day and its always $2 beers on Tuesday nights! If you want to drink cheap beer and dance the night away, this is your home away from home!

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Six Acres // 203 Carrall

This place a great spot if you're looking to share some quick and delicious food paired with a few well priced drinks. Located right behind the Gassy Jack statue, the ambience of this little restaurant is worth adding to your list of regular spots. Happy hour is the best time to drink, but rum is under $6!

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The Black Frog Eatery // 108 Cambie

Daily drink specials include $4.75 sleeves of lagers and ales and ciders starting at $5.75. This place is tucked away in Gastown, making it a nice quiet spot to start your night. By 11pm this place will be packed and their beer selection is awesome!

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The Pint // 455 Abbott

Thursdays and Sundays are the best nights for cheap drinks at The Pint. Sundays offer $3.50 highballs and on Thursdays all the pints are $5.50. If you're hungry, happy hour is the time to go. Get a free pound of wings with every 20oz beer.

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Gringo // 27 Blood Alley

Gringo offers $3.50 sleeves of draft beer on special EVERY DAY. Nuff said.

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The Diamond // 6 Powell St

One of my personal favourite places to drink in Gastown. Located above Bill's Confectionary in the heart of Gastown, making the view one of the best in Gastown. Bottles and cans of beer start at $4. Their cocktails are a little more pricey but totally worth it.

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The Cambie // 310 Cambie St

One of Vancouvers best dive bars. If you live in Vancouver and you have never been here I would be shocked. Home to one of Vancouvers few hostels and probably the cheapest drinking in Gastown, you are certain to run into a few characters at The Cambie.

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