Everyone has a bestie - that person you don't need to make plans with cause you're always together and who you trust above all else... That friendship might be in trouble, though, when you start spending all your time with your new Bestie, the delicious German street food inspired sausage and beer parlour in Chinatown. Even if your old bestie is happy to visit Bestie with you, they won't be happy when you refuse to share - the food it just too good.
The menu at Bestie is simple with a choice of several sausages to make up either a Currywurst or a Sausage and Sauerkraut. Both the Currywurst and the Sausage and Sauerkraut come with crispy golden fries that form the perfect addition to the meal. A selection of salads and pretzels are also available. Bestie values community and supports local growers, butchers and brewers. The sausages are made at Oyama Sausage on Granville Island and all the produce is sourced from local farms (as local as the urban farm three blocks away). There are four taps at the bar that serve up a rotating cast of local craft brews, available in a massive 24 oz. ceramic stein that really rounds out the Vancouverized German street food experience.
Bestie has been operating out of its Pender Street location since 2013 after its owners, Dane and Clinton, ran a successful crowd-funding campaign. The interiors are lined with dimpled wood walls and use bold colours to accent the bench seating and pendant lighting. It's popular throughout the day and night, but if you do have to to wait for a table, there is an outdoor molded plastic bench that is great for people watching.
A: 105 East Pender Street | T: 604.620.1175 | W: bestie.ca
Hours: Monday-Thursday11:30 am -10:00 pm|Friday 11:30am-12am| Saturday 11am - 12am | Sunday 11 am - 10pm