Best patios in Vancouver

Apr 26 2018, 1:00 am

When you’re dedicating a day to patio lounging, you only want to head to the best of the best, good thing Vancouver is full of amazing patios with views, food, and beverages to boot.

Here are our picks for best patios in Vancouver.

Mahony & Sons – Stamps Landing

Located on False Creek, this casual Irish pub has an undeniably epic patio.

Address: 601 Stamps Landing, Vancouver
Phone: 604-876-0234

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Hook Seabar

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With the patio’s great view of English Bay and their selection of seafood, you won’t want to miss Hook Seabar’s patio on a hot summer’s day.

Address: 1210 Denman Street, Vancouver

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The Local

The Local Public Eatery is an obvious choice but we had to include it. The casual beachside sports bar has a hugely popular patio across the road from Kits beach. The second location in Gastown boasts a huge patio as well.

Address: 2210 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-734-3589

Address: 3 Alexander Street, Vancouver
Phone:  778-737-4277

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Joe Fortes

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Joe Fortes is an institution in the Vancouver food scene that brings a lot with it, including an unmatched rooftop garden patio.

Address: 777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-669-1940

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Edible Canada

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Edible Canada’s street-facing patio (Jess Fleming / Daily Hive)

Hands down the most spacious patio on Granville Island, Edible Canada is hard to beat when it comes to sunny patios in this area.

Address: 1596 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-682-6681

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Reflections: The Garden Terrace

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This elegant rooftop lounge, located in the inner courtyard of the Rosewood Hotel Georgia fourth floor, is known for its outdoor bar, light tapas-inspired dishes, and its laid-back vibe.

Address: 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-673-7043

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Vij’s Restaurant

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This Cambie Street restaurant has a stellar outdoor patio destination behind a sky-high fence.

Address: 3106 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-736-6664

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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

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The Keg’s Yaletown rooftop patio is one of the most sought-after open air spaces in the city. Overlooking the warehouses on Mainland Street, coupled with a solid beverage and food menu, The Keg’s comfortably furnished patio has an undeniable appeal.

Address: 1011 Mainland Street
Phone: 604-633-2534

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TAPshack is right near the seawall near Burrard Bridge, and it has a fantastic patio and view for people watching.

Address: 1012 Beach Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-687-6455

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Enjoy terrific cocktails and unique Japanese-Peruvian fare with an upscale West Coast bent at the award-winning Ancora. They’ve got one of the most enviable patios in town, with a terrific vista of Granville Island and lots of water.

Address: 1600 Howe Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-681-1164

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Back Forty

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While it can get rowdy at times, Back Forty is a great place to catch some rays before a night out or a game a BC Stadium (which is just a hop, skip, and a jump away).

Address: 118 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-688-5840

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Tap & Barrel – Olympic Village

Bike, walk, or run, this spot on False Creek has a large patio with great vibes.

Address: 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-2223

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Cactus Club Cafe – English Bay

Cactus Club in English Bay has hands down one of the best patios in the city.

Address: 1790 Beach Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-681-2582

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Lift Bar & Grill

There’s no denying that this upscale Coal Harbour restaurant has a spectacular patio.

Address: 333 Menchions Mews, Vancouver
Phone: 604-689-5438

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Score on Davie

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Enjoy people watching on this sunny stretch of Davie Street patio and pair it with one of The Score’s epic Caesars.

Address: 1262 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-632-1646

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The Galley

The Galley, beachside at the Jericho Sailing Centre, stays open until the sun goes down daily.

Address: 1300 Discovery Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-222-1331

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With files from Jess Fleming

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