Enjoy that beautiful food, beer and wine while basking in glorious sunshine or huddle up at night around a fire pit. Let patio season commence!
Here are our top patios in North Vancouver and West Vancouver:
Earls, one of British Columbia’s most popular restaurant chains has now opened one of their newest locations in Ambleside, and when dining on the patio you won’t need to leave your seat to watch the waves!
Address: 1375 Bellevue Ave, West Vancouver
Arms Reach Bistro in Deep Cove is not only an award-winning restaurant but the owner of an award-winning patio too! OpenTable awarded them as having one of the best outdoor dining restaurants in the whole of Canada due to its beautiful views over the cove.
Address: 4390 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver
Tap & Barrel Shipyards is the chain’s flagship location and is located in the heart of the Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood. The location recently opened a renovated 240 seat patio that also holds B.C.’s first year-round outdoor bar! The space offers a first of its kind full-service outdoor bar, featuring an impressive 52 taps of B.C. craft brews, cider, and wine. Visit year-round to enjoy sunny patio drinks or gather around their fire pit.
Address: 3 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
Pier 7 is renowned for its spectacular patio looking over the Burrard Inlet. The restaurant is a romantic date spot serving fresh seafood with some of the best views of Downtown Vancouver.
Address: 25 Wallace Mews Road, North Vancouver
This patio involves a bit more effort, as it is located on top of a mountain, but these views are going to be worth it! Located within the Grouse Mountain Resort, you need to take the Skyride up to the top to reach the casual dining fare and relaxed outdoor atmosphere at Altitudes.
Address: Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver
Colony Northwoods offers a West-Coast-influenced menu, chalet-inspired decor, and a year-round patio perfect for post-hike or apres-ski drinks.
Address: 2100 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver
The North Shore’s newest brewery has a brand new patio to welcome you to try out their craft beers!
Address: 266 1st St E, North Vancouver, BC V7L 1B3
Pick up some take-out from surrounding restaurants and take it to one of the pop-up patios and alcohol-allowed zones in The Shipyards so you can enjoy a beer from a craft brewery nearby.
Address: Cates Deck, North Vancouver.
Website: City of North Vancouver
Restaurant row in The Shipyards District – Lower Lonsdale is a line-up of great local restaurants complete with some of the best patios, all right next to each other! Enjoy comfort food from Burgoo, Greek dining from Anatoli Souvlaki, and fishbowl cocktails from Raglans!
Address: Lonsdale Avenue
Overlooking the Capilano Canyon, suspension bridge and West Coast rainforest, the Cliff House Restaurant offers a casual West Coast-inspired menu during Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s regular operating hours.
Address: 3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4J1
The Shipyards District – North Vancouver Patios to Try This Season