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 North Shore patios:
1. Earls Ambleside
The new kid on the block is offering a lot in terms of patio eating! Earls, one of British Columbia’s most popular restaurant chains has now opened their new location 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 Website: earls.ca
2. Arms Reach Bistro
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
3. Tap & Barrel Shipyards
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 Website: tapandbarrel.com
4. Pier 7
Pier 7 is renowned for their 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
5. Altitudes Bistro
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