Red Card Sports Bar (Vancouver)

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SK wanted to watch hockey at the pub, so I got her and a couple of her friends to hang out at Red Card Sports Bar on Smithe Street in downtown Vancouver (560 Smithe St.) on a Monday afternoon.

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It was perfect because it was the true Opening Day in baseball and the Leafs-Sabres game (as well as Red Wings-Senators) was on too. Since it was only 4:00-ish, the place was more than half empty.

We got to see the end of the Blue Jays-Orioles game (haha – Toronto lost in extra innings), and also the Leafs score 3 goals in 43 seconds to take control of their contest.

Oh yeah, the food… we decided to share a Loaded Nachos and Sweet Chili Chicken Wings.

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SK and the other two friends seemed to like the place… H thought that they should have regular meetups at Red Card… but I cautioned that it was not busy because it was only 4ish. If, say, the Canucks game was on and it was 7pm or later, the place would likely be packed.

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J, meanwhile, talked about wanting to return to watch the Whitecaps on the big screen….

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All in all, it was a good outing; everyone enjoyed the food and the atmosphere.

If I had to do anything differently, it was probably ordering a second plate of wings… While the nachos was more than enough for sharing, we could have had more wings for sure. But other than that, everything else was fine.

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