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The Best Patio Restaurants in Richmond

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Photo: MJG Flying Beaver

The hot weather that Vancouver has been experiencing means only one thing: it’s patio season. After all, what’s better than a cold beverage AND a view?

What’s more, we’ve curated a list of the best Richmond patio restaurants. As a result, you’ll know the best places to check out in the city.


Best Richmond Patios

The Flying Beaver


A popular spot, The Flying Beaver offers visitors a range of drool worthy dishes, from pesto shrimp pizza to surf + turf. Enjoy a craft beer or cocktail while sitting on their patio, and soak in the view of the Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island, and the Strait of Georgia. Not only that, but you can watch seaplanes go by.

Located at 4760 Inglis Drive, they’re open Sunday to Thursday 9AM to 12AM, and Friday and Saturday 9AM to 1AM.

Blue Canoe


Right on the pier, Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant has won several awards, including winning the title of Richmond’s Best Restaurant. It’s right on Bayview Pier in Steveston, and has delicious, fresh seafood.

Grab your beverage of choice, take a seat on the patio and enjoy the scenic sea view. Down to the boardwalk and the Fisherman’s wharf, this Richmond patio gives you full access to it all.

Located at #140-3866 Bayview Street, they’re open Sunday to Thursday 11:30AM to 10PM, and Friday & Saturday 11:30PM to 11PM.

Britannia Brewing Company Eatery 


Boasting an airy, casual ambience and a Richmond patio with an incredible view of the Fraser River, Britannia Brewing is perfect for low-key hangouts. It’s the eatery of the Britannia Brewing Company. Their menu has items such as yellow beet salad, crab and chili spaghettini, and Fraser Valley pork scallopini.

Located at #250-12240 Second Avenue, they’re open Monday through Friday 11AM to 11PM, Saturday 9:30AM to 11PM, and Sunday 9:30AM to 9PM.

Legends Pub


If you’re a sports junkie, this is the place to be. Legends Pub is just a block from Richmond Centre and offers guests a chance to indulge in entertainment while chowing down on some classic pub food. They have five big screen TV’s and, most importantly, an exclusive patio.

Located at 9031 Blundell Road, they’re open Monday to Thursday 11AM to 12AM, Friday and Saturday 10AM to 1AM, and Sunday 10AM to 12AM.

Millton Bar and Grill

Milton Bar and Grill has not only one, but TWO patios for maximum enjoyment. One patio faces the Marina, and the other faces the Vancouver’s airports landing strip.

A rustic, industrial vibe and comforting West Coast menu, Milton Bar lets guests indulge and enjoy the inviting atmosphere (from whatever patio they choose).

Located at 101-9191 Bentley Street, they’re open Monday to Thursday 11AM to 11:30PM, Friday 11AM to 12:30AM, Saturday 9AM to 12:30AM, and Sunday 9AM to 11PM.


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