The Dirty Penny

The Dirty Penny – New pub launches with a UK flair on Commercial’s Little Italy.

A unique British Bar concept in the heart of Vancouver. Real music, good pints, soccer, rugby, and good company. Just a couple weeks ago saw the launch of Dirty Penny, a social-local pub formerly known as Stateside.


Upon entering you are greeted by hilarious stormtrooper and retro window displays. Once inside you find yourself immediately immersed in the concept. Owner Daniel Tanner has really refined the pub/bar concept here.

There is always something brewing here other than pints of beer. Weekly specials including dirty karaoke and trivia are unique takes that are trending with some of the best pubs in the city.  To quench your thirst, they have many local favorites on hand include Parallel 49 Brewing Company, Central City Brewers + Distillers, Red Racer Brew, Bridge Brewing Company, East Van Brewing Company.  


Combined with a great selection of comfort food, great specials, and the culture of Commercial Drive, the Dirty Penny should definitely be on your list if you need to wind down after work, or simply want to catch all the exciting Stanley cup playoffs that is happening all of May and June! Congratulations to Dan and all your friendly staff! Special thanks to Warsteiner beer and their kind sponsorship for the opening.


Dirty Penny is located at 1601 Commercial Drive.

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