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Best patios on Granville Island

DH Vancouver Staff May 29, 2015 11:49 am

A hub for British Columbian food, culture and art, Vancouver’s Granville Island is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. With stores and restaurants situated along the shores of False Creek, the area offers visitors the unique opportunity to shop, eat and relax amidst unbeatable views of the city.

Check out some of the best patios on Granville Island.


Bridges specializes in seafood, and offers a tremendous view of the water and mountains. The restaurant houses two patios: one ground-level and an elevated second-level patio.

Address: 1696 Duranleau St, Granville Island
Phone: 604-687-4400



Enjoy panoramic views of downtown Vancouver at The Dockside Restaurant, a casual fine dining establishment nestled in on the waterfront of False Creek. The patio’s ambience gives a sophisticated feel, where you’re able to enjoy a menu that offers local ingredients and focuses on seafood.

Address: 1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-7070


Sandbar is situated right under the Granville Street Bridge, with a great view of False Creek and waterfront residential towers. Whether it’s for a family brunch or a romantic dinner, Sandbar’s dining experience is top notch.

Address: 1535 Johnston Street #102, Granville Island
Phone: 604-669-9030


Go Fish Ocean Emporium


Photo courtesy Solo Traveler Blog

Make a pit-stop at Go Fish Ocean Emporium for some fish & chips before continuing to browse around Granville Island Market. Go Fish Ocean Emporium is a tiny shack-like eatery with outdoor seating for its customers. Enjoy the open patio surrounded by the waterfront view all around Granville Island.

Address: 1505 West 1st Avenue, Granville Island
Phone: 604-730-5040


Branas Mediterranean Grill

This restaurant serves a diversity of cuisines — Branas serves food from Russia, Italy, Greece and Ukraine. Its picturesque patio gives a beautiful view of the marina by False Creek.

Address: 617 Stamps Landing, Granville Island
Phone: 604-568-6707


Edible Canada


Photo courtesy Edible Canada

Edible Canada is a culinary company designed to promote local food wherever the location it is based in. Sitting across from the Granville Island Public Market, Edible Canada is a quaint restaurant that serves Pacific Northwest speciality foods.

Address: 1596 Johnston Street, Granville Island
Phone: 604-682-6681


DH Vancouver Staff
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