If you’re going to enjoy a drink or delicious food you may as well do it with a view! Whether it’s in your own area or while you’re road-tripping this spring/summer, hitting up a waterfront patio never disappoints. Here are 10 of the best waterfront patios to discover in Ontario.

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Drake Devonshire


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The Drake Devonshire is located in the beautiful Prince Edward County and while this is a hotel, you can dine at their restaurant/patio any time.

Make a reservation here and enjoy the views!

Where: Drake Devonshire, 24 Wharf St, Wellington, ON 

GTs On The Beach

According to GTs On The Beach, they have Canada’s largest beachside patio!

This fun patio with awesome views is in Port Stanley, a perfect summer road trip destination.

Book a reso here.

Where: GTs On The Beach, 350 Edith Cavell Blvd, Port Stanley, ON


Located on Van Wagners Beach in Hamilton, Barangas boasts beach views, featuring one of Ontario’s most expansive lakefront patios.

The restaurant features Greek cuisine so be sure to show up hungry!

Where: Barangas, 380 Van Wagners Beach Rd, Hamilton, ON


Located in Georgian Bay, Sweetwater is a great place to take in some waterfront views and enjoy a great meal.

Reservations are available here.

Where: Sweetwater Restaurant, 221 McLeese Dr, Kemble, ON

Lake House Restaurant

Head to the Niagara Region to check out the gorgeous patio at the Lake House Restaurant!

Come for the yummy gourmet thin-crust pizzas and stay for the views of Lake Ontario!

Where: Lake House Restaurant, 3100 North Service Road, Vineland, ON


Tomassos in Trenton, Ontario serves Italian fare and boasts picturesque views of the water.

Pasta and views. Yep, we’re there.

Where: Tomassos, 35 Front St, Trenton, ON

Viewpointe Estate Winery

Viewpointe Winery is close to Ontario’s most Southern point, a spot to enjoy a glass of wine by the water.

Where: Viewpointe Estate Winery, 151 County Road 50 East, Harrow, ON


Kingston’s AquaTerra has one of the best views in the area and the waterfront patio is open for the season!

Book a reservation and enjoy!

Where: AquaTerra, 1 Johnson St, Kingston, ON

Boxcar Social Harbourfront

In Toronto? Boxcar Social on Harbourfront is right on the water and is a picture-perfect patio to hit up when the weather is nice.

Where: 235 Queens Quay West Toronto, ON

Stillwaters Plate and Pour


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Paris, Ontario is one of the cutest small towns in the province and they have an adorable waterfront patio to match at Stillwaters Plate and Pour.

Take in the views, sip some drinks, eat some apps. Perfection.

Where: Stillwaters Plate and Pours, 61 Grand River St N, Paris, ON 

Which of these waterfront patios are you hitting up first, Ontario?