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10 PRIME OUTDOOR DINING SPOTS FOR SUMMER IN SOUTH GRANVILLE

Posted on 3rd JULY 2018

Summertime means Vancouverites get alfresco dining fever, especially as every moment of warmth and sunshine counts to the fullest. When you’re craving a great meal and want to take it outside, direct yourself to South Granville’s 10 prime dining spots with outdoor seating!

Choose from sprawling terraces and backside decks to a secret garden. There are outdoor spaces aplenty to make the most of your laid-back summery days, especially during South Granville’s Happiest Happy Hours!

To help you choose, here’s a list of great outdoor setups – from sun-soaked, shaded, secluded to sidewalks – for you to sip and savour outside under the sun or stars; restaurants are ordered by location from West Broadway, on-or-off Granville Street.


Cactus Club Cafe

1530 West Broadway | 604 733 0434 | WEBSITE | MAP

The primo patio at the Cactus Club Cafe on West Broadway is a crowd pleasing choice for lounging outside and watching the world go by while enjoying a spiffy menu of creative cocktails and contemporary cuisine.

[ Brunch / Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

Vij’s Rangoli

1480 West 11th Avenue | 604 736 5711 | WEBSITE | MAP

A total gem of an open patio can be found tucked off Granville Street at Vij’s Rangoli.  With a top-notch drinks and popular modern Indian cuisine, it’s a great place to have lunch, dinner, happy hour specials, and soak up some sunshine!

[ Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

JamJar Folk Lebanese

1488 West 11th Avenue | 604 733 2211 | WEBSITE | MAP

The low-key covered deck at JamJar is perfectly perched street-side for you to settle in with friends or loved ones to share fresh, authentic folk Lebanese food.

[ Brunch / Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

Fiore Restaurant

1485 West 12th Avenue | 604 558 1485 | WEBSITE | MAP

Fiore Restaurant’s sidewalk-friendly outdoor seating is a pleasant choice to enjoy standout, fresh pizza and pasta paired with one of their must-try Negroni cocktails (10 different version to be exact) or glasses of Italian wine!

[ Brunch / Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

Heirloom Vegetarian

1509 West 12th Avenue | 604 733 2231 | WEBSITE | MAP

Located at street level in the historic Douglas Lodge building, Heirloom Vegetarian offers a handful of choice sidewalk tables to dine outside and savour healthy, casual vegetarian and vegan cuisine.

[ Brunch / Lunch / Dinner ]

The Stable House Bistro

1520 West 13th Avenue | 604 736 1520 | WEBSITE | MAP

Take refuge from the heat of the day at Stable House Bistro’s sought after patio, set in a shady tree-lined street just steps off Granville Street.  It’s a charming outdoor setup with an ambiance, food and wine selection that can’t be beat!

[ Brunch / Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

Caffé Barney

2975 Granville Street | 604 731 6446 | WEBSITE | MAP

Grab a table on the sun-soaked, secluded terrace at the backside of Caffé Barney for comforting homemade bites and refreshers any time of the day.  The casual vibe at this tried-and-true local favourite allows you to chill out like it’s your own back deck!

[ Brunch / Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

Bin 4 Burger Lounge

2996 Granville Street | 604-428-7649 | WEBSITE | MAP

Hit up Bin 4 Lounge for legendary gourmet burgers and the most expansive patio in South Granville! Always drawing a crowd when the sun beams down, it’s the perfect place to while away those relaxed living-is-easy summer days!

[ Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

Ouisi Bistro

3014 Granville Street | 604 732 7550 | WEBSITE | MAP

Nestled at the south end of the neighbourhood is a cozy secret garden, surrounded by lush greenery, at Ouisi Bistro.  Considered a top choice by locals for enjoying open-air dining, you’ll find this unassuming oasis at the back of the restaurant.  There’s authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine waiting for you, along with weekly live jazz music on Saturday & Sunday evenings, and some Thursday evenings.

[ Brunch / Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

The Rise Eatery

3121 Granville Street | 604 559 8280 | WEBSITE | MAP

The Rise Eatery’s cheerfully sunny deck may well be your new go-to patio.  Treat yourself to their ever-evolving creative menu and the highly recommended Wheel of Nosh.

[ Brunch / Lunch / Happy Hour / Dinner ]

Image Credits:  South Granville BIA, The Rise Eatery, and Fiore Restaurant.

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