Best patios in the Tri-Cities

Jun 2 2016, 12:26 am

Looking for an open air venue beyond the Vancouver city limits where you can soak up warm-weather days and summery vibes? Read on to discover where you can find the best patios in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody.


Cactus Club Coquitlam

With a ton of seating, a covered area, and umbrellas galore, the wraparound patio at Cactus Club Cafe’s Coquitlam outpost is a great spot to kick back and relax on a warm summer’s day.

Address: 110 – 101 Schoolhouse Street, Coquitlam
Phone: 604-777-0440
Twitter: @cactusclubcafe

JOEY – Coquitlam

Photo courtesy JOEY Restaurants

Photo courtesy JOEY Restaurants

JOEY Coquitlam’s casual 79-seat patio is prime real estate on a sunny day. The L-shaped, open air spot features a fire pit and over head lamps, which provide just the right amount of light for when an afternoon of drinking turns into an evening of drinking.

Address: 550 Lougheed Hwy, Coquitlam
Phone: 604-939-3077
Twitter: @JOEYRestaurants

The Gillnetter Pub

Sitting on the banks of the Pitt River, the patio at the Gillnetter is a local favourite. With a seafood forward menu, as well as traditional pub classics, it’s the perfect spot to sit and sip the afternoon away.

Address: 1864 Argue Street, Port Coquitlam
Phone: 604-941-5599
Twitter: @GillnetterPub

Earls Port Coquitlam

Earls Poco is a popular spot for sun seekers. The 140-seat patio offers endless sunshine and a relaxed vibe. Under strung up lanterns and umbrellas enjoy Earls’ solid menu choices, along with a refreshing beverage or two.

Address: 2850 Shaugnessy Street, Port Coquitlam
Phone: 604-941-1733
Twitter: @EarlsPoco

The Burke Beer House

It may be on the smaller side but The Burke Beer House’s covered 20-seat patio is a great place to sit and linger, especially on a sunny afternoon. Grab a seat and tuck into comforting dishes, like pulled pork poutine or mac and cheese. Complete your meal with an ice cold pint.

Address: 2099 Lougheed Hwy, Port Coquitlam
Phone: 604-554-0198
Twitter: @BurkeBeerHouse

Yellow Dog Brewing

Photo courtesy Yellow Dog Brewing

Photo courtesy Yellow Dog Brewing

Situated among several industrial buildings on Murray Street, family-run Yellow Dog Brewing not only boasts an impressive open concept space but it also features a welcoming yard. While not precisely is patio, the area is shrouded by trees and complete with picnic tables. Secure a seat out in the beer garden-esque space and throw back quality, locally crafted beers.

Address: 1 – 2817 Murray Street, Port Moody
Phone: 604-492-0191
Twitter: @YellowDogBeer

Brew Street Craft & Kitchen

Photo courtesy Brew Street Craft & Kitchen

Photo courtesy Brew Street Craft & Kitchen

Residing in the space that once belonged to the Golden Spike Pub, Brew Street Craft & Kitchen features a fresh, locally sourced menu, 77 beers on tap, and a sunny patio. The outdoor space features two fire pits, two couches, and a scattering of tables and chairs.

Address: 3224 St. John’s Street, Port Moody
Phone: 604-492-3883
Twitter: @BrewStPortMoody

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