7 "Big Groups" restaurants in Vancouver.
The Alibi Room in Railtown is a beer bar in a huge warehouse, and is where you can try out pours from local breweries.
This tropical island of a bar is where you go to drink things on fire with six shots of rum in them with a whole group of friends.
Savio Volpe in the Fraserhood, with its Italian food and impressive drinks list is as couple-friendly as it is family-friendly.
You can usually sit down right away at Vij's, an Indian restaurant on Cambie St. that serves traditional dishes as well as some creative twists.
This large, bright restaurant on Alberni St. downtown is where you'll find reasonably-priced traditional dim sum (without the carts).
Since it opened in 1985, Joe Fortes in West End has been a Vancouver staple - sit on the rooftop if you can while you eat fresh seafood.