The 2024 Canada's 50 Best Bars list was just released

Here are the top 50 bars across Canada for 2024

Photos of Dear Friend Bar, Rain Dog Bar, and Bar Pompette (L to R) via Facebook.

This week, in conjunction with the 2024 Canada's 100 Best Restaurants List, the country's Top 50 bars of the year were also unveiled.

With many celebrated spots across Canada making the Top 50 cut, including Calgary's Rain Dog Bar (No. 30) and Paper Lantern (No. 44), Clementine (Edmonton, No. 33), and Whistler's The Raven Room (No. 23), the Top 10 saw a few shakeups on this year's list. This includes chef Martine Bauer's Bar Pompette taking the No. 1 over the previous year's champ Civil Liberties. As well, Calgary's most famous cocktail bar Proof landed at a very respectable No. 9 and the ever-charming Dear Friend Bar of Dartmouth, NS arrived at a record-high of No. 7.


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While notable Fairmont Hotel bars like Library Bar and Botanist graced the list too, the Rundle Bar of Fairmont Banff Springs was given an especially nice pat on the back, being awarded Patio of the Year for 2024.

A full list of Canada's 50 Best Bars for 2024 can be found on the Canada's 100 Best website.