Winters in Vancouver have a reputation for being . . . well . . . a bit wet and cloudy. So when the first warm rays of summer grace city sidewalks, Vancouverites can’t wait to get outside for some patio dining.
The city boasts hundreds of bars and restaurants with patio space, offering a uniquely Old World dining experience on the West Coast. But for the consummate warm weather meal in Vancouver, you have to choose a patio with seaside views. The Coal Harbour, English Bay, West End and Granville Island neighborhoods are all home to great restaurants offering outdoor dining on prime waterfront real estate.
Here are just a few selections for a memorable patio meal right on the water: