Cafes, restaurants, salons and boutiques thrive on Yaletown’s historic brick roads. Browse around the local shops and take a break on one of the local patios. Here are some of the best places to sit in the sun.
As one of the longest running restaurant/bars in the area, The Yaletown Brewing Company has become a staple location in Yaletown. Pick between the dining patio and the lounge patio in this spacious brewery.
Address: 1111 Mainland Street, Vancouver
This patio is above all others — literally. Enjoy a beautiful view from above Yaletown at the Keg’s rooftop lounge patio. The concept has the whole restaurant, kitchen and booth tables set on the roof.
Address: 1011 Mainland Street, Vancouver
As a sports bar, this PHAT features two 55-inch TVs on each side of the patio. The retro-inspired outdoor seating is furnished with lounge-style couches.
Address: 1055 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Romer’s Burger Bar’s patio is fairly non-descript, but it stretches further out onto the sidewalk than the others. As the sun passes over Yaletown, this patio gets the last of the sunshine.
Address: 1039 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Hurricane Grill is situated by the harbour and nestled in among Yaletown’s condos. This patio boasts views of False Creek, the seawall and Yaletown’s residents. This is prime people-watching.
Address: 1137 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver
Minami’s has created an enclosed outdoor seating area that gives a cozy vibe. Surrounded by plants and flowers, this Japanese restaurant has a patio secluded from the noisy side of Yaletown.
Address: 1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Whether its for a snack or a healthy meal, pass by Sciue Italian Restaurant in Yaletown and their baking team will take care of you. Its garden-style patio is spacious and a great spot to catch some sun.
Address: 126 Davie Street, Vancouver
Yaletown’s top sushi pick, Bistro Sakana, also houses a garden patio that is located on a historic railcar loading dock. Enjoy some great sushi outside, in a historic setting.
Address: 1123 Mainland St, Vancouver
As a reinterpretation of the North Shore’s Anatoli Souvlaki, the Greek by Anatoli opened in Yaletown in early 2015. The Greek focuses on small plates (mezze) that friends can share together.
Address: 1043 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Urban Thai Bistro’s vibrant dishes make it a staple location to visit in Vancouver for Thai cuisine. Join in for lunches or happy “Appy House” on their spacious patio either for a work snack or an upscale dish.
Address: 1119 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Authentic pizza, award-winning gelato and signature “gelatinis” all come under one roof at Bella Gelateria. Located near the water, Bella Gelateria houses a patio that sits close to the boats and yachts docked in False Creek.
Address: 1089 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver