Let’s hear it for the essential Vancouver patio bars – the arrival of warmer weather and longer days from the summer season, that means restaurants have dusted off those patio chairs and tables so you can enjoy food and drinks outside.
Come and cool off with friends, have a few beverages, and take in the views from these pretty patios bars…
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Located in the upscale neighbourhood of Coal Harbour, LIFT Bar & Grill sits on a dock and has those amazing views of boats docked in the marina.
While enjoying your beer on their patio, look off in the distance and you’ll see the legendary Stanley Park.
This patio is also one-of-a-kind in that it has its own retractable roof, making this patio good for year-round weather!
Irish-themed Mahony & Son’s Stamps Landing offers a delectable list of beers to enjoy outside on their patio that offers near panoramic views of Vancouver.
Get in the Irish mood and enjoy a Guinness or ask your server for their rotating selection of craft beers.
Prospect Point allows patrons to sit on its over 100-year old patio and enjoy themselves surrounded by Stanley Park.
Grab a snack from their West Coast-inspired menu and pair it with craft beer from a local brewery.
Even though this patio sits right under a major bridge, the ambience and views from this patio are amazing.
Serving up some of the best seafood on Granville Island (not an actual island), pair it with one of their wines from their extensive collection.
Watch the boats and cruise ships sail on by with this distinctly unique patio experience.
The patio in Tap & Barrel in Olympic Village arguably provides some of the most iconic views in Vancouver.
This patio has two levels and you should definitely wait it out for views from the top level. The menu features a long list of beers including a handful of local breweries.
Get their beer flight in case you can’t decide on which beer to order.
The Galley Patio & Grill is a pretty “chill” spot that offers a bit of something for everyone. Whether you’re in the mood for Asian, Mexican or West Coast food, this place has it all.
With simple views overlooking a beach and pier, the drinks menu is just as simple, with a small selection of beers and wines.
The Keg Steakhouse & Bar in Yaletown is the perfect place to come and hang out with your friends on a hot summer day. Cocktail hour is everyday from 4pm-6pm so enjoy a different feature drink daily.
Get your weekend started right and head there on Friday for their delicious Spiced Rum Punch.