For all the Vancouver coffee-lovers who like to enjoy their cup while sitting outdoors, here is a list of popular roadside coffee shop patios. Most coffee shops tend to have limited outdoor space when compared to restaurants, so calling in to check for space is always a good idea.
Image: Turk’s Coffee
Turk’s Coffee Lounge features a small but cozy patio outlooking the busy Commercial Drive. Turk’s is a branch of Milano Coffee.
Address: 1276 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Image: Penny Yang
Caffe Citadella is operates inside a repurpose heritage house. Take a seat surrounded by the green outdoors on this homey patio, and don’t forget to try their traditional espresso!
Address: 2310 Ash St, Vancouver
Image: Delany’s Coffee House
Located in a high end part of town, Delany’s has very limited space on its patio and outdoor chairs. But even sitting on the inside, facing the windows is great to watch the crowded streets and stores around.
Address: 1105 Denman St, Vancouver
Prospect Point Cafe is often the stop for tourists and cyclists visiting Stanley Park. Either stick with your coffee or order an ice cream to cool you down while you outlook Lions Gate Bridge and the North Shore, one of Vancouver’s best views.
Address: 5601 Stanley Park Dr, Vancouver
Image: Chris Christensen
Yes, Starbucks is everywhere. But this location is featured on top of Gastown’s red-brick paving, with its patio facing our very own steam clock!
Address: 199 Water Street Vancouver
Image: Vancouver Photo Marathon
With countless unique restaurants and roadside cafes, Yaletown has become a hot spot for patios. Blenz Coffee in Yaletown has a bigger than usual outdoor space for a coffee house. Enjoy a cup in the Vancouver-born coffee company, Blenz!
Address: 338 Helmcken St, Vancouver
49th Parallel’s outdoor space is abundant and delightful. This location in Mount Pleasant has rows of booths and a general outdoor seating space, plenty of space for you and your friends. 49th has a great selection of freshly made doughnuts and coffee.
Address: 2902 Main St, Vancouver
JJ Bean in Mount Pleasant has a row of outdoor space and some more room in the back. The inside will be exposed to fresh air and sunlight when its patio doors are opened.
Address: 3010 Main St, Vancouver
Faubourg is one of three back-to-back cafes along Hornby just off Robson that have a great patio. Enjoy baked pastries and gourmet hot chocolate while pretending you’re in Paris by sitting on its golden patio chairs outlooking the Art Gallery.
Address: 769 Hornby St, Vancouver
Image: Sherman’s Food Adventures
It’s been quoted to be one of the greatest post-dinner spots to enjoy desert. Try their famous Macarons while you’re there.
Address: 1059 Alberni St, Vancouver
Image: Milano Coffee
Milano Coffee features some of Vancouver’s best coffee. Come here on a sunny day to see all the patio doors opened up and the fresh air extending to the coffee house’s inside.
Address: 156 W 8th Ave, Vancouver
Featured Image: Loulou