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Best Vancouver Outdoor Dining

Enjoy dining al fresco?  Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite, under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside. Visit these restaurants for the best outdoor dining in Vancouver.

Araxi Restaurant Pacific Northwest
Dining Room at Araxi Restaurant, Whistler, BC 4222 Village Sq.
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

Araxi offers a “100-mile” menu and an approachable wine list. More...

Black + Blue Steakhouse
Dining Room at Black + Blue, Vancouver, BC 1032 Alberni St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2V6

A classic steakhouse reimagined, celebrating in-house-aged fine cuts of beef in swank surroundings. More...

Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar Seafood
Dining Room at Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar, Vancouver, BC 1095 Hamilton St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 5T4

Vancouver destination for fresh, innovative and meticulously prepared seafood. More...

Cactus Club Cafe Pacific Northwest
Dining Room at Cactus Club Cafe, Vancouver, BC Bentall 5
588 Burrard St.
Vancouver, BC V6C 1A0

Chic, modern décor with cutting-edge art and Rob Feenie’s cuisine mark the flagship location of this upscale chain. More...

Caramba! Restaurante Mediterranean
12-4314 Main St.
Whistler, BC V0N 1B0

Mediterranean dining in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere. More...

Coast Restaurant Seafood
Dining Room at Coast Restaurant, Vancouver, BC 1054 Alberni St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 1A3

This perennially packed, welcoming restaurant nets fresh, imaginatively prepared seafood. More...

The Galley Patio & Grill Barbecue
Jericho Sailing Centre
1300 Discovery St.
Vancouver, BC V6R 4K5

Enjoy Vancouver views at this casual beachside restaurant. More...

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House American
777 Thurlow St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 3V5

Specializing in classic American-style cooking, this restaurant in the heart of Vancouver buzzes with personality. More...

La Terrazza Italian
Dining Room at La Terrazza, Vancouver, BC 1088 Cambie St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 6J5
Discover classic Northern Italian cooking and one of the city's best Italian wine lists at this lovely Yaletown ristorante. More...

Le Crocodile French
Dining Room at Le Crocodile, Vancouver, BC 909 Burrard St., Ste. 100
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2N2

At the top of his game for three-plus decades, chef-owner Michel Jacob turns out elegant French cuisine. More...

Miku Japanese
Dining Room at Miku, Vancouver, BC Granville Square
70-200 Granville St.
Vancouver, BC V6C 2R6

Flame-seared sushi stars at this upscale, waterfront Japanese restaurant. More...

Oru Pacific Northwest
Dining Room at Oru, Vancouver, BC Fairmont Pacific Rim
1038 Canada Pl.
Vancouver, BC V6C 089

Bright, accessible Pacific Northwest dishes lure savvy diners to this harborside favorite. More...

Rimrock Cafe Pacific Northwest
Dining Room at Rimrock Cafe, Whistler, BC The Highland Lodge
2117 Whistler Rd.
Whistler, BC V0N 1B0

A favorite with locals and in-the-know visitors, this spot's European ambience and consistently well-executed dishes seal the deal. More...

Trattoria di Umberto Italian
Dining Room at Trattoria di Umberto, Whistler, BC Mountainside Lodge
4417 Sundial Pl.
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

Northern Italian cuisine and warm décor in the heart of Whistler Village. More...

Trattoria Italian Kitchen Italian
Dining Room at Trattoria Italian Kitchen, Vancouver, BC 1850 W. 4th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1M3

Casual, lively trattoria serving tasty, rustic Italian dishes in the heart of cool Kitsilano. More...

The Wine Room at Joey Bentall One Wine Bar
Bentall One
507 Burrard St.
Vancouver, BC V7X 8A8

An exciting wine list and eclectic menu draw wine enthusiasts. More...

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