Meeting Space in East Vancouver

We can do your next special event at The Drive Coffee Bar

Do you have a special event that requires an affordable solution?

We at The Drive Coffee Bar offer a great space that is fully licensed and right on public transit lines in the middle of the City of Vancouver - right in the heart of Little Italy in East Van's Commercial Drive area.

Wanting to celebrate a birthday or retirement (pictured)? Have the desire to start a book club or informal speaking group? Do you need space for a buisness group or a meetup or just small gathering place? Do you want to jam or have a venue to practice your art of poetry or even comedy? Have a study group that needs a place to park?

Let us see if we can help you out...

We have the ability to cater (hot or cold). We have free wifi.
We obviously have great coffee and we have a staff that will do their best to make your event a success.

Come by the bar at 1670 Commercial Drive and ask for Carly or Julia and lets see if they can make your project come to life. 


We would love to be able to help you out.

Vancouver -- Support Your Local Artist -- The Dive Coffee Bar

The Drive Coffee Bar prides itself on being a part of the Commercial Drive - Little Italy community in East Vancouver.

We are more than just a coffee shop.  We are more than just a bar.

We are a small. owner operated, European style coffee bar that serves coffee, beers and wines, liqueurs and light snacks - both sweet and savory.

We are a place where the community can go and hang out and have a good time by themselves or socializing with friends and family.  Talking, texting, surfing. studying or reading. Your choice.  A place were ideas are exchanged and where the dreams of out patrons can start their path(s) to reality.

We also want to be a place where local artists - painters, photographers and musicians can display their art.

We offer our entire bars' walls to one local artist every month.  We do not charge for the honor of displaying their works and we take no proceeds from any of their sales.  The months artist is personally available one Thursday a month to give further insights to the art that they have on our walls.

We have open mic nights every Wednesday for the upcoming artist(s) and we offer our bar to local musicians on Friday and Saturday Nights.  

We make our coffee bar available to meetups, social groups and book clubs on Sunday evening through Tuesday evening, We want the community to be able to hold forums on topics that interest them in a safe and friendly environment.

We are open until 8:00 PM on 3 nights of the week, 10:00 PM on 2 nights of the week and midnight on 2 nights of the week.  Great for the students who need a place to study...

We support local vendors from the immediate neighborhood and Greater Vancouver.

We are on a major bus line and very close to skytrain.

Looking for a cool place to hang out, come by and give us a try,  

1670 Commercial Drive in the heart of East Van.

We Now Have Draft Beer Flights! Parallel 49 Beers at The Drive Coffee Bar

Why choose just one? Try a flight of 3 different beers from @parallel49beer. Available everyday.

Great Beer form another cool East Van Company...

Our Latest Cocktail - The Dark Angel - The Drive Coffee Bar

Presenting our 1st weekend cocktail special: the Dark Angel. Gin, Aperol, and muddled cucumber. Refreshing with a bite - so tasty and so refreshing...

Meetup and Event Space Available on Commercial Drive

We at The Drive Coffee Bar and Commercial Drive Coffee Company have been trying to find interesting groups that might be in need of meeting space for their organizational meetings, meetups or special events. 

We are a European style coffee bar that is fully licensed, air conditioned and with free wifi.

We are open 7 days a week and until 10:00 everyday.  We can stay open and serve until midnite.

Our place could be used as a meeting place for your meetups or events of 5-60 people.  We can normally close the place down for the right sized event and the bar bill will suffice as payment - there is no booking fee. Kind of a win / win proposition...  

We can do semi private or fully private events and have the ability to cater warm or cold foods.

We are still pretty new and just trying to see if we can grow our business in a little cooler way than just being a coffee joint.

We are 9 blocks from the Broadway and Commercial Skytrain Station and we have the #20 bus stop right out our front door as well as a designated taxi stop. We are very easy to get to via public transit. If you want to drive, there is ample paid public parking across the street.

We especially cater to any of the small and local groups that are looking for a cool spot to call their own for a few hours. 

Come by the bar and check it out.  I think you will love our spot and love our staff.



Snowy Weekend in Vancouver - How About Special Coffees on Commercial Drive...

 Join us The Drive Coffee Bar for one of our Specialty Coffees or Signature Drinks... 

We are open 7 days a week and late every day.

Great place to sit and relax with a book or laptop.  Catch up with old friends and maybe even make some new friends...

We'd love to have you.  1670 Commercial Drive in the heart of East Vancouver's Little Italy.

Let Us Warm You Up With a Vancouver Warmer Upper...

Allow us to help you warm up on these brutally cold Vancouver winter days!  

Join us for a Drive Coffee Bar signature coffee drink, The Vancouver Warmer Upper!  A wonderful caffe latte made with Commercial Drive Coffee Company coffee and 1/2 shots of Frangelico, Baileys, Grand Marnier and Kahlua and then topped with real whipped cream... So delicious and so warming!

Pair that with any of wonderful desserts or sweets and you too can have a wonderful day no matter how ugly it is out there.

Come by and join us at 1670 Commercial Drive.  Open 7 days a week and open late every day.

Cant wait to see you.


Eggnog Latte and Little Italy... What a Nice Combo

It's that time of year! Santa is almost here and we at The Drive Coffee Bar are thrilled to be offering our special for December, Our Eggnog Latter made with Avalon Dairy Eggnog and Commercial Drive Coffee Company coffee!

This so delicious! Great for those cold and blustery days.  Great for those late night study sessions. Great really for any occasion.

Join us the coffee bar for great coffee, great company and either great conversation or just a little quiet time.

Open late, 7 days a week.

We are in East Vancouver in the heart of Vancouver's Little Italy at 1670 Commercial Drive or 1st and Commercial.

Can't wait to see you!