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Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
1622 Commercial Drive


Monday: CLOSED | Tuesday – Thursday: 4-10pm | Friday: 4-11pm
Saturday: 10am-11pm | Sunday: 10am-9pm


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The People

Owners: Marcelo Ramirez Romero & Ignacio Arrieta
Operations Director: Chef Mariana Gabilondo
Commercial Drive: Chef José Mujica
Gastown: Chef Yessica Garcia

About La Mezcaleria

La Mezcaleria serves authentic Mexican food on Commercial Drive. Dishes are inspired by different regions in Mexico, and are made using traditional methods with fresh, west coast ingredients. Along with a range of tacos, guests will find traditional staples such as tostadas, flautas, enseladas and share plates with options for gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and carnivorous diets. La Mezcaleria also boasts one of the largest lists of agaves in Vancouver, featuring many rare tequilas and mezcals that can’t be found elsewhere in town. The innovative cocktail list makes use of savoury ingredients, like cilantro, serrano pepper and blue corn, as much as sweet, fruity flavours.

Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday, and a daily Happy Hour sees feature drinks and snacks at reduced prices.

Awards & Accolades

Gold, Best Latin American, 2017 | Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

“La Mezcaleria’s queso fundido and mezcal-based cocktails make for what one judge describes as ‘the best Friday night on the Drive’” – Vancouver Magazine, 2017 Restaurant Awards

“One of the best things to eat in the city [is] the queso fundido at La Mezcaleria, a no-holds-barred pot of sheer joy and melted cheese” – Nikki Bayley, BC Living