When the sun is shining in Vancouver, it’s prime patio time. If you’re hanging out beyond the city limits in some of the Metro region’s communities, there are plenty of patios to hit up while the season is on.
Here are our picks for the best patios in the Fraser Valley.
In the heart of Fort Langley, you’ll find this local favourite that’s great for people watching. With live music every Thursday, Beatniks will be a hot spot this summer.
Address: 9194 Glover Road, Fort Langley
With multiple locations around the province, MATCH Eatery is a contemporary themed pub, and their patio is perfect if you want to soak up the sun.
Address: 20393 Fraser Highway, Langley
With views of the vineyard at Chaberton Estate Winery, this seasonal patio brings French cuisine prepared using local ingredients.
Address: 1064-216 Street, Langley
Offering a selection of local craft beer, wine, and snacks, this relaxing spot in the Valley is perfect for summer, even if it’s not a traditional patio.
Address: 2281 West Railway Street, Abbotsford
Another local favourite, Lou’s has been serving the community for 24 years. Their year-round patio is always a popular spot with its relaxed and friendly vibe.
Address: 2852 Gladys Avenue, Abbotsford
With dozens of locations across Canada, you know what you’re going to get at Cactus Club – but at this one, add in a stunning view of Mount Baker and it’s obvious why this patio is always a hit.
Address: 34650 Delair Road, Abbotsford
With two year-round patios, Kingfisher is situated to take full advantage of the waterfront views of the Fraser River. They also have a BC-forward menu and live music on weekends.
Address: 23840 River Road, Maple Ridge
With a focus on local ingredients, Wendel’s has been a staple in Fort Langley for 20 years. Along with being a bookstore, they have an espresso bar and are open all day, every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Address: #103-9233 Glover Road, Langley
From the truck suspended from the ceiling to the beach volleyball court next to the patio, Mission Springs is alive with character. With an extensive beer selection and great food, this is one patio that shouldn’t be missed this summer.
Address: 7160 Oliver Street, Mission
If you’re up to venturing out a bit more into the Valley, hit up River’s Edge at Rowena’s Inn in Harrison Mills. Featuring a contemporary West coast menu and breathtaking views of the Harrison River and Sandpiper Golf Course, this patio is definitely worth the drive.
Address: 14282 Morris Valley Road, Harrison Mills