24 Patios You Can Still Safely Dine At Outdoors Amid BC’s Restrictions

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B.C. health officials have implemented several COVID-19 measures in the province, in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.

While indoor dining continues to be off-limits, eating outside is still permitted. Here’s a list of just some of the local spots you can support during this time while staying safe.

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*This is an ongoing list and will be expanded*

Patios In Metro Vancouver To Dine At

B House

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People watch along The Drive while digging into delicious Asian fusion cuisine at this spot.

Where: 2270 Commercial Drive, Vancouver


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Enjoy a variety of seafood, burgers and classic comfort food dishes while soaking up one of the best views the city has to offer.

Where: 1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver

The Sandbar

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Head over to Granville Island to enjoy a seafood-focused meal with stunning views of the city.

Where: 102-1535 Johnston Street, Vancouver

Seasons In The Park

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This popular eatery serving elevated Pacific Northwest dishes has one of the most scenic patios Vancouver has to offer.

Where: 4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver

Water St. Cafe

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WSC offers daily brunch, lunch, happy hour, and dinner. Dine on their patio anytime after 11 a.m. or take advantage of their 15% off deal for take out and deliveries made through their website.

Where: 300 Water St, Vancouver

Tractor Everyday Healthy Foods

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Stop by one of Tractor’s many locations to enjoy a healthy meal, such as their grilled avocado bowl or wide selection of salads.

Where: Olympic Village, Kitsilano, West Broadway, West Pender, Robson, Victoria, and Park Royal

Glowbal Restaurant

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Order up some cocktails and elevated bites while enjoying this Instagram-worthy patio.

Where: 590 W Georgia Street, Vancouver

The Roof at Black and Blue

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Speaking of Instagram-worthy patios, The Roof at Black + Blue has recently undergone a makeover to become a magical secret garden, just in time for spring.

Where: 1032 Alberni Street, Vancouver


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Craving seafood? This is the place to be. Plus, it has a lovely patio to enjoy your meal at.

Where: 1054 Alberni Street, Vancouver

Italian Kitchen

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It’s not quite Italy but it’s pretty close! This beautiful little patio will make you feel like you’re in Rome (the authentic Italian food helps too).

Where: 860 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Jules Bistro

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This charming little bistro is reminiscent of being in France. And it serves some French favourites including chicken liver mousse and beef bourguignon.

Where: 216 Abbott Street, Vancouver


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Grab a seat at one of their location’s patios to take in the fresh air while digging into a delicious Italian meal.

Where: Kitsilano, Park Royal and Burnaby

The Flying Pig

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Book a table at one of their patios and try some of their best dishes. We recommend the Mount Lehman roasted half chicken and wild mushroom pappardelle.

Where: Olympic Village, Gastown, and Yaletown, Vancouver

Blue Hat Bakery-Cafe at PICA

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This quaint patio is the perfect place to be on a sunny afternoon. Plus, it serves up some of the best fresh baked goods, coffee and prepackaged foods the city has to offer.

Where: 1505 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver

Temper Chocolate and Pastry

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Looking to satisfy that sweet tooth? Check out this spot for all the chocolate (and pastries) your heart desires.

Where: 2409 Marine Drive, Vancouver


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Pull up a chair and dig into this spot’s must-try Mexican-inspired eats and sips.

Where: 165 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver

The Victor

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Step up your patio game at this one-of-a-kind gem overlooking BC Place.

Where: 39 Smithe St, Vancouver

Beach Ave Bar & Grill

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Pub grub with a view anyone? This spot is literally right on the False Creek seawall.

Where: 1012 Beach Avenue, Vancouver

Harold’s Kitchen & Bar

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Enjoy some sips and bites while dining on their quaint courtyard patio surrounded by lush greenery.

Where: 7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond

Kove Kitchen

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Head to Steveston Village for a bite at this must-try eatery with outdoor seating and harbour views.

Where: 3900 Bayview Street, Richmond

Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant

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Grab your beverage of choice, take a seat on the patio and enjoy the scenic views.

Where: #140-3866 Bayview Street, Richmond

Fox & Fiddle

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Check out this pub that is equipped with an expansive heated patio and TV’s to keep you entertained (along with your social bubble of course).

Where: 19530 Langley Bypass, Surrey

Atlas Steak + Fish

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Enjoy fresh seafood while soaking up all the ambience at this beautiful patio.

Where: 20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley City

Hart House Restaurant

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Dig into Mediterranean style cuisine while taking in the views at this lakeside patio.

Where: 6664 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby

If you don’t feel comfortable dining outside, keep in mind you can always get take-out.


For more eats in Metro Vancouver, check out our Food section.

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