8 dog-friendly patios in Vancouver you need to visit this summer

Apr 30 2019, 2:44 am

Your four-legged best friend doesn’t always like to be left at home, especially in the summer.

So next time you’re planning a patio happy hour be sure to include your pooch as they are allowed at any of these dog-friendly patios.

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Technically, the City of Vancouver doesn’t allow dogs or any pets on patios where food is being served, due to health regulations.

However, plenty of places provide the perfect tie-up space for your pooch to spend some time with you while you grab some food, they even provide water, treats, and shade for them.

Here are our picks for the best patios for your four-legged friend in Vancouver.



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With two awesome locations in Kitsilano and Gastown, Local is a great place to grab a bite to eat with your dog in tow. Both places offer a dog-friendly area where they provide water and you can tie your pooch up. While your dog relaxes, you can grab one of their many cocktails.

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

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




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Chaise is serving up everything from burgers to steak as well as some good old fashion comfort food. Your pooch can join you on the patio for your meal. There are doggy bowls available for your four-legged friend to stay hydrated while you dine.

Address: 4444 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-874-7114

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Red Truck Brewing


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Behind in Red Truck’s parking lot lays the sunny patio perfect for a cold one in the middle of summer. You can tie up your dog in the “puppy parking” area beside a series of tables. The area is complete with water dishes and treats, while the umbrellas will protect your pooch from the sun. Meanwhile, you can drink a beer and grab some food.

Address: 295 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-682-4733

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Mahony & Sons


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Located right on the water in False Creek, you’ll be dining on a patio with one of the best views in town. The casual Irish pub has a menu with a little bit of everything, including fresh seafood. The large umbrellas provide the perfect amount of shade as your pooch can be tied right next to your table.

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

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The Union


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The Union is serving up ‘firecracker’ flavours of Southeast Asia. You can enjoy daily specials including ALL DAY happy hour on Sundays and the best part, you can be accompanied by your pooch while eating on the patio. Your dog can literally be at your feet while tied up to the other side of the patio gate.

Address: 219 Union Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-3230

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Tap & Barrel


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All three of Tap & Barrel’s locations have beautiful outdoor patios with amazing views of Vancouver. Just ask for a table near a tie-up space which is located on the other side of the patio fence so that your pup can hang out close by.

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

Address: 76-1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Phone: 604-235-9827

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

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The Wicklow Pub


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With an amazing view overlooking False Creek, this pub will be your go-to spot after a waterfront walk with your dog. The upper-level patio has an area specifically for your dog with lots of shade.

Address: 610 Stamps Landing, Vancouver
Phone: 604-879-0821

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Parkside Brewing


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Probably one of the most dog-friendly patios in the Lower Mainland. At Parkside Brewery, you’re encouraged to bring your pooch as they can sit right under the table at your feet. Your dog might even make this brewery’s Instagram.

Address: 2731 Murray Street, Port Moody
Phone: 604-492-2731

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