It may be patio season, but it doesn’t look like the sun has gotten the memo just yet. Thankfully, there are plenty of gorgeous covered patios in Vancouver to keep you dry, relaxed, and filled with delicious eats and drinks all season long. From bars to cafes to breweries – to every garden patio in between – there’s truly a spot for everyone on this list.

Let’s dive right in. Here are 10 amazing covered patios in Vancouver to check out this season.

Chupito & Cantina 189

Chupito’s is one of the best-hidden bars in Vancouver, located on the rooftop of Cantina 189. While the concept originated as a tented patio, this year, Chupito is going open-air. But there are still umbrellas covering every table – so it totally counts. With the return of their popular frozen margarita machine and charcoal-grilled eats, we doubt anyone will be focused on what’s going on in the sky.

Where: 322 West Hastings Street, enter through the back alley

The Keefer Yard

 

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Easily one of the most dynamic, fun nights out in the city, The Keefer Yard is situated beside one of Vancouver’s most acclaimed bars. Enjoy incredible Asian-inspired cocktails, delicious food, and some of the best happy hour deals in the city. Plus, there’s a mini-golf course that operates by donation as well! Graffiti walls meet dainty fairy lights at The Yard.

Where: 135 Keefer Street

R&B Ale & Pizza House

Knock back a couple of lagers or sours under chilli pepper lights at one of East Van’s most iconic breweries. Whether you’re going out on a Friday night or meeting friends after work, the vibes are laid back, retro, and incredible for patio hopping. Speaking of, there’s also Electric Bicycle right next door if you want to make a night of it.

To sweeten the pot during the week, they have Industry Nights every Monday with local DJs spinning and pints for $6.50.

Where: 1-54 East 4th Avenue

Banter Room

 

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As the name suggests, Banter Room is the perfect spot to link up with friends for a chat over some delicious, crafty drinks. Try some brunch specials like the Cornflake Fried Chicken & Waffles or Breakfast Bruschetta, or hit up their daily happy hour. There are also plenty of late-night (post-11 pm!) snacks to fuel your next night out if you’re looking for places that are open late.

Where: 1039 Mainland Street

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CRAFT English Bay

CRAFT English Bay offers a whole new way to sip local brews. The second floor of this unique location features a heated patio with a retractable roof with stunning views of English Bay. Happy hour by the beach, anyone?

Where: 1795 Beach Avenue

Marche Mon Pitou

March Mon Pitou is the quintessential Parisian cafe experience in Vancouver. The South Granville location has several cute outdoor tables with heaters overhead and offers the perfect location to enjoy a croissant or Croque Madame and people-watch.

Where: 1387 W 7th Avenue

Honeybrew Strudel Bar

 

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In case you needed another reason to check out Honeybrew’s strudels and brews, we’ve got one for you. Their covered patio has plenty of space for groups of any size, plus fire pits that add to the bar’s cozy ambience. Enjoy a customizable coffee beverage and a classic strudel, or a Spicy Mango Margarita if that’s the vibe.

Where: 785 Davie Street

Reflections: Garden Terrace

If you haven’t already been to the garden terrace at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, you’ll definitely want to add it to your list of patios to visit this summer. The soft lighting and breezy ambiance are perfect for your next happy hour gathering, date night, or treat-your-self day.

Where: 801 West Georgia Street, Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Giardino Restaurant

 

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A garden patio at one of Vancouver’s top-notch Italian restaurants? Sign us up! Giardino boasts an incredible lush outdoor patio that makes you feel like you’re dining in a forest in northern Italy. Enjoy a Tuscan-style plate and a flight of gelato surrounded by beautiful greenery and twinkling fairy lights.

Where: 1328 Hornby Street

Seasons in the Park

Maybe one of the most iconic patios in the city, Seasons in the Park offers incredible views no matter where you’re sitting. After an afternoon walking around Queen Elizabeth Park or exploring the conservatory, treat yourself to an unparalleled vista of the city as you enjoy your meal. It’s always the season for Seasons.

Where: Queen Elizabeth Park, 33rd Avenue

Well, that’s all for now, Vancouver! Get out there and make the most of patio season!