Best patios in downtown Vancouver

Dec 19 2017, 11:38 pm

No more excuses to stay indoors, it’s patio season! Time to head outdoors and soak up the sun. Downtown Vancouver offers a great diversity of culture and entertainment. To help you explore the city and its variety of patios, we present to you a list of some of the best patios.

Gallery Café


Image: Vancouver Art Gallery Cafe

Above the steps of the Art Gallery lies the café, with a beautiful patio surrounded by floral gardens. This downtown gem is frequented by tourists and local business workers. The open space of this patio receives a lot of sun.

Address750 Hornby Street
Phone: 604-688-2233


Francesco’s Ristorante Italia

This Sicilian restaurant houses a patio that leads out onto a charming courtyard for a more intimate and quiet dining experience. Enjoy a wide variety of traditional Italian dishes at this award-winning restaurant, paired with an extensive list of complementary wines.

Address: 860 Burrard Street
Phone: 604-685-7770


JOEY Burrard

Located in in the heart of the business district, this patio is more formal and up-class, and you’ll be seeing more suits than other locations. Joey on Burrard is a great place for downtown business workers to have a meeting or wind down after long work days.

Address820 Burrard Street
Phone: 604-683-5639


CinCin Restaurant

CinCin Restaurant serves great authentic Italian food on Robson Street. In the midst of downtown’s busy lifestyle, CinCin is a great place to take some time to enjoy your day — but if you’re in a hurry, CinCin offers a 30-minute guarantee “power lunch” on weekdays. Enjoy some wine and great Italian gastronomy on their beautiful risen patio.

Address1154 Robson Street
Phone: 604-688-7338




Image: Reflections

Reflections’ rooftop patio in Hotel Georgia is reopen for the summer and what better view of the city than from above. Furnished with lanterns and teak couches, this stylish patio is great for high class meet-ups.

Address801 W Georgia Street
Phone: 604-682-5566


Boston Pizza (Stadium District)

Since its opening in October 2014, Boston Pizza at Stadium District’s patio serves a great place to grab drinks with friends in the midst of downtown’s busy lifestyle. Catch a concert or game at BC Place and join together for drinks at Boston Pizza afterwards, just steps away.

Address808 Beatty Street
Phone: 604-681-6170


Commune Café

Commune Cafe’s roadside patio is enclosed by beautiful wooden fencing and flowers that give a great summer feel. Facing Nelson Street, Commune Cafe’s patio is not alienated by traffic.

Address1002 Seymour Street
Phone: 604-681-2551



The patio at Miku’s waterfront location has a breathtaking view of Canada Place. The restaurant’s name literally translates to “beautiful sky”, and the ownership has certainly done what they can to put that into play for the place’s design.

AddressCanada Place
Phone: 604-568-3900



Prep your sweet tooth and try some of Vancouver’s own gourmet bread, pastries and cakes at Faubourg. Its Hornby location is in close proximity to the Art Gallery and what will be soon transformed into the Robson Street summertime plaza.

Address769 Hornby Street
Phone: 604-267-0769

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