Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria1
Why locals love it
First, you can almost always find a place to sit here! Usually, may places in Vancouver have a pretty long wait (notably, at "hot" times), but this place is pretty large.
Secondly, and most importantly, the pizza is awesome.
I'm listing it as "nightlife" because it's a great place to grab drinks fairly late into the evening.
Why you should visit it
Because the pizza is awesome! The drinks are pretty good (and affordable), too. Plus, you'll have the chance to enjoy pizza in Vancouver's Little Italy. There are also TVs if you want to watch the latest "football" match.
You can pop in here for late(r) night food/drinks, too.
You can wait for your pizza, and have a drink, at the same time.