Best rooftop patios in Vancouver you need to visit this summer

Jul 20 2020, 6:11 pm

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The best rooftop patios in Vancouver? No worries, we got the list, because the only thing we love more than an awesome patio, is an awesome rooftop patio.

Lucky for Vancouverites, we’ve got a few stellar spaces to choose from in this patio category, which makes patio hopping the city’s skyline a total blast.

From lush garden oases to sleek modern hangouts, check out our list of the best rooftop patios in Vancouver.

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 barely visible from the street. This awesome spot comes with expert service and a relaxing paradise-like atmosphere.

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

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The Wicklow Pub


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The Wicklow Pub’s waterfront patio is situated on the building’s upper level, making it one of the sunniest rooftop spaces on this list (that comes complete with a stunning view of False Creek).

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

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Now that Vij’s is open for lunch (for the first time ever) you have even more of an opportunity to chill out on the Cambie Street staple’s outdoor patio. Vij’s is now open from 11:30 am until 2:30 pm Wednesday to Sunday, and it’s open at 5:30 pm for dinner as well.

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

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Privé Kitchen + Bar


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This kitchen, bar, and karaoke spot has it’s patio open and operating, and you do not want to miss out on a chance to enjoy this 2,000 sq ft outdoor space. One look at this spot and it’s no wonder it’s on the list of best rooftop patios in Vancouver.

Address: 200 – 1001 W Broadway, Vancouver


The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – Yaletown


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The Keg’s Yaletown rooftop patio is one of the most sought-after open-air spaces in the city, spend an hour or two on it and you’ll understand why. Expect the classic Keg eats you know and love in a lively outdoor vibe.

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

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The Roof at Black + Blue


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A true escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, Black + Blue’s rooftop not only offers a great selection of food and drinks but also a great atmosphere.

Address: 1032 Alberni Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-637-0777

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Guu Garden


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Did someone say $9 Mega beers? Head to this hopping izakaya for brews the size of your head, Japanese tapas, sake, and a sweet patio tucked up and away above the hustle of Nelson Street.

Address: 888 Nelson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-899-0855


Lift Bar & Grill


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Located in scenic Coal Harbour, Lift has an elevated patio that’s definitely worth checking out if you haven’t already. The bi-level patio has ample seating but if you can, head to the rooftop, and enjoy the views and the city skyline.

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

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Darby’s Public House


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Darby’s Kitsilano patio is a non-pretentious bar patio with an impressive line-up of BC craft beers and decent food specials. This sunny patio is one you can show up to in beach gear without getting any side-eye.

Address: 2001 Macdonald Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-731-0617

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