Best patios in Southeast Calgary

May 14 2017, 3:16 am

With warm weather finally hitting Calgary, there’s no better time than the present to enjoy a meal, cold drinks, and good company in the great outdoors.

Luckily, for urban dwellers and visitors, Calgary offers a never-ending list of fabulous patios, providing city views, people-watching opportunities, endless sunshine, and solid menu choices.

Here are the best patios in Southeast Calgary.

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500 Cucina

This Inglewood patio has comfy seating (including some couches), and glass walls that make the outdoor space of the Italian eatery dreamy.

Address: 1003 9 Avenue SE
Instagram: @500cucina

Bookers BBQ + Crab Shack

This southern BBQ and crab shack has an awesome patio so you can enjoy those sloppy ribs and beers in the sun.

Address: 316 3 Street SE
Instagram: @bookersbbqyyc

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Located on the roof of the Simmons Building, the Charbar patio has one of the most stellar views in Calgary.

Address: 618 Confluence Way SE
Instagram: @charbar_yyc

Earls – Willow Park

This Earls location has seating for over 60 people to soak up the sun at the same time.

Address: 10640 McLeod Trail SE
Instagram: @earlswillowpark

Whether you’re sipping on an Americano or a pino noir – Gravity’s sunny sidewalk patio is a great place to find yourself if you’re looking for patio bliss.

Address: 909 10 Street SE
Instagram: @cafegravity

Red’s Diner – Ramsay

There’s no better way the enjoy your brunch than on Red’s Ramsay location’s patio. There is limited space on this patio (about 22 seats) so get there early to grab your spot.

Address: 1101 8 Street SE
Instagram: @redsdiner

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This Sunterra location has a seriously epic rooftop patio located on top of the Keynote. We’d say this is a pretty shiny hidden gem.

200 12 Avenue SE
Instagram: @sunterramarket

The Hose and Hound

This friendly Inglewood pub has a front patio that is a total sun trap. It’s easy to sit here for hours on end during a summer day.

Address: 1030 9 Avenue SE
Instagram: @hoseandhoundpub

The Lakehouse

The patio at The Lakehouse is located directly above Lake Bonavista, so it has a fantastic view. The Lake House (formerly The Ranche) is fantastic spot to settle in if you’re in Southeast Calgary.

Address: 747 Lake Bonavista Dr SE


This spot is super close to the Saddledome, so pre-drinks and pre-party fuel-ups are welcome on this eatery’s sunny patio.

Address: 1129 Olympic Way SE
Instagram: @vagabondcalgary

Village Ice Cream – Victoria Park

Even though there are only a couple of benches on the Village Ice Cream Victoria Park patio, when you manage to snag, it’s glorious.

Address: 431 10 Avenue SE
Instagram: @villageicecream

Brewsters Mckenzie Towne

Enjoy Brewsters’ newly-renovated rooftop patio and one or two of their delicious craft brews. Heaters, TVs, and couches – what more could you want?

Address: 100 11 McKenzie Towne Avenue SE
Instagram: @wearebrewsters

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