There’s nothing like a cold drink and good company on a beautiful day. Luckily, there are plenty of sunny mornings, spicy afternoons, and long nights to look forward to!

Patios in Calgary are open but don’t just go to any ol’ place. Why not reserve a table with a nice view?

Not sure where to go? Here are just a few of the most scenic spots in the city.

National on 10th Avenue

It’s here! National has finally opened their newly renovated patio on 10th Avenue and it’s quite a sight to see! “Bigger and better than ever,” this gorgeous spot offers an incredible view of the surrounding buildings and sky above. Check it out!

Where: 341 10 Ave SW, Calgary

Craft Beer Market

Also on 10th? CRAFT Beer Market! – a heated rooftop patio with a downtown view and a little something. With games, fairy lights, and even a VW van parked tableside – not only will you stay fed and hydrated you’ll also stay entertained.

Where: 345 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Instagram: @CraftBeerMarket

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The Wilde


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“Offering a scenic rooftop area with 7-foot glass walls and an energetic outdoor patio,” The Wilde is a great spot located on the 27th floor of the Dorian Hotel. Here, you can enjoy a cocktail, see the city below, and grab a bite to eat.

Where: 525 5th Ave SW, Calgary Alberta
Instagram: @thewilderooftop

Murrieta’s Bar and Grill

Located on the second floor of the old Alberta Hotel Building, Murrieta’s is a great place to people-watch and get some fresh air. Grab a drink, enjoy the view of Stephen Avenue and indulge in West Coast-style grub. You’re in for a wonderful time!

Where: 808 1 St SW #200, Calgary
Instagram: @Murrietas_Calgary

River Café

Award-winning Canadian cuisine, trees, and a beautiful view. Calgary’s River Café is an enchanting restaurant surrounded by flowers and trees. Here the food is locally sourced and ethically produced, their staff is professional, and the vibes are just right.

Where: 25 Prince’s Island, Calgary
Instagram: @TheRiverCafeYYC

Bow Valley Ranche

Like the River Café, Bow Valley Ranch is surrounded by towering trees, grass, birds, and flowers. Located in Fish Creek Park, there are few restaurants that have a view quite like this one.

Where: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE
Instagram: @bowvalleyrancherestaurant

Modern Steak

Modern Steak is not only the place you go if you’ve got a meaty craving and love a glass of wine, it’s also where you go for a scenic view!  This summer, check out their rooftop patio for some fresh air and a drink. There’s nothing better after a long day at work!

Where: 107 10a Street NW, Calgary
Instagram: @ModernSteakCA

Connie and John’s Rooftop Patio

With an unreal POV and a super tasty menu – Connie and John’s is a must-visit this summer. Here, you’re in good company as you enjoy a cheesy slice and panoramic views of the Bow River and downtown.

Where: 618 Confluence Way SE, Calgary
Instagram: @connieandjohnspizza

One Up at One18 Empire

Perfect for a night out with friends or a quick lunch under the sun, One Up at One18 has a great view of the Calgary Tower and Stephen Avenue. The experience is quite a treat!

Where: 820 Centre Street SE Calgary
Instagram: @One18Empire

Wowza. There you have it, friends. Just a few patios in Calgary with a scenic view. Which one will you check out first?! Enjoy yourselves!