Come Play Outside: Patios in North Vancouver to Try this Season

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Summer is just around the corner and what better way to enjoy the warm weather than by relaxing on a patio with friends and family. The Shipyards District has plenty of patios to choose from, each with its unique atmosphere and views. From waterfront locations to rooftop hideaways, there is a patio for everyone. In this blog post, we’ll be highlighting some of the best summer patios for you to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a quick bite or a spot to lounge all day, we’ve got you covered. So grab your sunglasses, put on some sunscreen, and let’s explore the top patios in North Vancouver!

Wide-open spaces, summery cocktails and postcard-worthy views await!

 

Raglans

 

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Few places evoke the feeling of summer as well as Raglans – this surf-style atmosphere offers great tunes, tacos and did we mention fishbowl drinksโ€ฆ

15 Lonsdale Ave.
Monday to Friday 4 pm-10 pm | Saturday & Sunday 10 am-10 pm
raglans.ca

 

Shipyards Coffee

Take the coffeehouse experience outside! Located steps from the Lonsdale Quay waterfront and Seabus, this community favourite offers fresh coffee and is the perfect location for a post-brunch seaside stroll.

123-156 Carrie Cates Court
9 am to 4 pm, seven days a week
shipyardscoffee.com

 

Streetcar Brewery

Sunshine is on tap! The craft beer flights are flowing on this patio with an industrial vibe. A hidden gem, in the heart of Lower Lonsdale.

123A 1st St East
12 pm to 9 pm – seven days a week
Streetcarbrewing.square.site


Mythos Taverna

 

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Escape to the island of Mykonos with original Greek recipes! The North Shore News named this North Vancouverโ€™s favourite greek restaurant multiple years in a row. Experience a rustic family feel and patio outdoor seating.

132 West 3rd Street
Sunday to Thursday 4 pm-9 pm | Friday & Saturday 4 pm-9:30 pm
mythostaverna.ca

 

Pier 7 Restaurant

 

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Enjoy a 180-degree view of the Vancouver Harbour with world-class boat-to-table seafood. Pier 7โ€™s lively bar, cozy dining room and 2-level year-round heated patio make it the perfect spot for brunch, lunch or dinner on the North Vancouver waterfront.

25 Wallace Mews
11:30 am-11 pm, weekdays / 10:30 am-11 pm, weekends
pierseven.ca

 

Fishworks

Seafood classics and a fantastic wine list! Experience fine dining, a West Coast menu and a beautiful ambience on this Lonsdale Avenue patio.

91 Lonsdale Ave.
4 pm to 9 pm – seven days a week
www.fishworks.ca


Larryโ€™s Market

 

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Dine out with healthy vegetarian eats from Canadaโ€™s first vegetarian grocery store! They have a must-try kombucha-slushie machine, a grab-and-go counter and a plant-based deli. Enjoy outdoor seating or have a picnic in one of many surrounding The Shipyards District outdoor open spaces.

140-125 Victory Ship Way
6:30 am to 10 pm – seven days a week
https://www.larrysmarket.ca/

 

Lift Breakfast Bakery

 

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This dreamy spot is a breakfast cafe by day, Italian restaurant by night and a very charming neighbourhood favourite. Offering mouth-watering pastries, artisan bread and all the iced coffee to pair perfectly with the Lower Lonsdale city vibe.

101 Lonsdale Ave.
Tuesday to Sunday 8 am-4 pm
https://www.liftonlonsdale.ca/

 

Seaside Provisions

Sophistication, chic and a raw bar make this the perfect spot for seafood lovers. Boasting a frequented Happy Hour, and a swanky, chic set-up, their small patio sits in the heart of the Shipyards. Oh, and did we mention the Bruch Tower?
125 Victory Ship Way
Wednesday to Friday 3 pm-10 pm | Saturday & Sunday 10 am-2 pm & 3 pm-10 pm

https://seasideprovisions.com/


Burgoo Bistro

This patio is the place to come for comfort food and to experience the heart of The Shipyards District! Try crafted cocktails, or selected beer and wine options to pair with your meal of French Onion Soup, Grilled Cheese, or Beef Bourguignon for the ultimate Burgoo experience.

3 Lonsdale Ave.
Monday to Thursday 11 am-9 pm | Friday & Saturday 11 am-10 pm
www.burgoo.ca

 

Anatoliโ€™s Souvlaki

 

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Looking for a family-run destination showcasing authentic Greek cuisine & cocktails? Take your palate on a greek vacay and bask in the sunshine of their charming patio.

5 Lonsdale Ave.
11:30 am onwards – seven days a week
thegreekbyanatoli.com/

 

Farina a Legna

 

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This funky charming Italian pizzeria offers handmade pasta, wood-fired pizzas and house-bottled cocktails. The quaint patio is tucked into a Lower Lonsdale side-street adding to the cobblestone eatery feel – a lovely spot to enjoy a beautifully bottled Aperol Spritz, a short glass of Prosecco, or a house white wine.

119 2nd Street East
Tuesday to Friday 4 pmโ€“9 pm | Saturday & Sunday 12 pm-9 pm
https://www.farinaalegna.com/

 

Caffe Artigiano

 

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Coffee with a view – just steps from the Burrard Dry Dock Pier and situated in The Shipyards this cafe has one of the best spots to sit and enjoy your morning with an unobstructed view of the Downtown Vancouver skyline!

100 – 125 Victory Ship Way
7 am to 8:30 pm – seven days a week
caffeartigiano.com

 

JL Sushi Kitchen

A great little sushi spot tucked into Lower Lonsdale, this gem is known for friendly service, delicious sushi and food lovely presentation. They have a small patio but are located just three blocks from the waterfront where picnic view spots are endless.

140 Lonsdale Ave.
Tuesday to Friday 11:30 am-9 pm | Saturday & Sunday 12 pm-9 pm
https://jlsushi.ca/


Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier-Lobby Restaurant

 

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The Lobby Restaurant has a fantastic west coast menu with locally sourced ingredients, not to mention a popular happy hour and a patio next to the historic Pipe Shop.

138 Victory Ship Way
6:30 am to 10 pm, seven days a week
lobbyrestaurant.ca

 

The Gull

 

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If you are looking for a modern burger + beer pub vibe, this is the place to go. The bar has a nautical theme and a 30-year history as a Shipyards District staple.ย  Unwind sipping quality spirits with house-made syrups on their patio.

175 East 1st Street
Tuesday to Friday 12 pm-10 pm
https://thegull.oftendining.com/

 

Meat at O’Neills

A friendly family-run spot where you can savour slow-roasted meat and all-day breakfast sandwiches. This eatery has a small patio but is also a short walk from Waterfront Park – an ideal place for a sunny day picnic.

144 Lonsdale Ave.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday 10am-6pm | Thursday & Friday 10am-7pm
https://bit.ly/2QnuXCi


Tap & Barrel

 

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Known for the incredible views of the waterfront, Tap & Barrel Shipyards was voted โ€œBest Patioโ€ by Populist two years in a row. Their expansive menu offers over 36 craft beers on tap, 16 different varieties of wine, and an extensive cocktail menu thatโ€™s always changing seasonally.

8 Lonsdale Ave.
Monday to Friday 11 am-11 pm | Saturday & Sunday 10 am-11 pm
tapandbarrel.com

 

JOEY Shipyards

 

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Looking for breathtaking views of the Burrard Inlet? There are two floors of amazing dining with an upper and lower patio that overlooks the waterfront. Enjoy craft cocktails and a world-class menu.

125 Victory Ship Way
Sunday to Thursday 11 am-11 pm | Friday to Saturday 11 am-12 am
https://www.joeyrestaurants.com/location/joey-shipyards

 

Nook

 

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Escape through the flavours of Italy! This local favourite has some of the best pizza in North Vancouver, made with fresh ingredients. Located in a picturesque spot just steps away from our famous yellow crane.

#160-150 Victory Ship Way
Wednesday to Sunday 12 pm-onwards | Monday & Tuesday 5 pm-onwards
nookrestaurants.com

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If an outdoor picnic is more of your thing you can grab some take-out from one of our neighbourhood restaurants and a couple of craft beers to enjoy in one of the City of North Vancouverโ€™s Alcohol allowed zones.