Best patios in North Vancouver and West Vancouver

Apr 25 2018, 5:09 pm

Whether you call the North Shore home, are just catching a SeaBus, or taking a drive across the Lions Gate Bridge to spend a little time on the other side of the Burrard Inlet, there are plenty of restaurants that offer welcoming outdoor spaces perfect for enjoying the spectacular views that seem par for the course in the area.

Here are our picks for the best patios on the North Shore, showcasing spectacular spots in both North and West Vancouver.

Tap & Barrel

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This Tap & Barrel outpost is a great spot to catch some rays if you’re in the North Shore’s Shipyards area.

Address: 8 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-638-2339

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Pier 7

Another stellar waterfront patio to chill out on when visiting the North Shore.

Address: 25 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-929-7437

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Altitudes Bistro

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Located on the upper floor of the Peak Chalet at Grouse Mountain, this is a prime place to hang out and soak up the sun.

Address: Located on the upper floor of the Peak Chalet at Grouse Mountain, 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-980-9311

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Bridge Brewing

Even when it’s pouring on the North Shore, this spot also happens to have a pretty stellar patio.

Address: 1448 Charlotte Road, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-770-2739

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Arms Reach Bistro

Chilling out under the yellow umbrellas at Arms Reach is a great place to be on a sunny day.

Address: 4390 Gallant Ave #107 C, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-929-7442

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BLVD Bistro

Cozy up on a picnic table and soak up the sun at BLVD Bistro this season.

Address: 636 Queensbury Avenue, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-971-5559

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West Vancouver

Earls Ambleside

The newest Earls outpost has an outdoor patio that seats 80. With a refreshed menu and located along the Ambleside seawall, this Earls has some amazing views of the ocean.

Address: 1375 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver
Phone: 604-262-3632

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The Beachhouse

Vancouver or Miami? It’s easy to get confused when the sun is out and you’re on this luxurious patio in West Van.

Address: 150 – 25th Street, West Vancouver
Phone: 604-922-1414

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Olive & Anchor

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Small but mighty, the covered patio is always a good option if you’re looking for a spot to dine al fresco in West Vancouver.

Address: 6418 Bay Street, West Vancouver
Phone: 604-921-8848

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Italian Kitchen – Park Royal

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Italian Kitchen in Park Royal is a fantastic place to park your crew for an afternoon full of pasta and sun, what could be better?

Address: 757 Main Street (Park Royal South), West Vancouver
Phone: 604-424-8778

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The Boathouse – Horseshoe Bay

You can’t deny that The Boathouse Restaurant has one of the best patios on this side of the shore.

Address: 6695 Nelson Avenue, West Vancouver
Phone: 604-424-8778

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The Village Taphouse

One of the best patios around, Village Taphouse has ample room for sun lovers looking to enjoy the weather.

Address: 900 Main Street (Village at Park Royal), West Vancouver
Phone: 604-922-8882

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