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April 30th, 2019

The Ultimate 2019 Patio Guide from British Columbia to Manitoba

 

British Columbia 

Courtenay

Ocean7 Restaurant, AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar 


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If you're looking for a patio with a view that goes on forever, look no further. The Ocean7 Restaurant, AQUA Bistro & Wine Bar is located at the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa. It offers a panoramic view of the Georgia Straight which includes a gorgeous mountain range. You also have the opportunity to treat yourself to a massage before it's wine time on the patio. Perfect for those TLC weekends away.

Our Wine RecommendationKRIS IGT Pinot Grigio

Location: 4330 Island Highway South, Courtenay

Phone: 778-225-0257

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Kelowna

Smakdab at Manteo Beach Resort

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Smackdab's 150-person seat patio is located directly on the beautiful Okanagan Lake. If you're seeking a breakfast buffet with a view or a glass of wine at sunset, this should be one of your go-to hangouts in Kelowna.

Our Wine Recommendation: Jean-Marc Brocard Chablis Premier Cru Montmains 

Location: 3762 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna

Phone: 250-860-4488

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OAK + CRU Social Kitchen & Wine Bar

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Attention all sunset enthusiasts! As a guest of Oak + Cru, you get to experience your own private sunset on a beautiful lagoon. Don’t worry about when the sun goes down and you still have a glass of wine to finish. Heaters on the deck are there to keep you warm until the end of your evening.

Our Wine Recommendation: Tinhorn Creek Cabernet Franc

Location: 1310 Water Street, Kelowna

Phone: 250-869-3508

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Hotel Eldorado Kelowna- Lakeside Dining

 

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This patio has it all: a gorgeous lakefront view, good ambience, and excellent food.

Our Wine Recommendation: Tinhorn Creek Pinot Gris

Location:  500 Cook Rd, Kelowna

Phone: 250-763-7500

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Vancouver

Earls Ambleside West Vancouver

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This West Vancouver patio runs right along the beach, great for dinning outside and watching the sun set. Plus on Tuesdays, bottles of wine are half off.

Our Wine Recommendation: Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyards White Stones, Dog Point Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Poplar Grove Merlot & Magnum Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée

Location: 1375 Bellevue Ave, West Vancouver

Phone: 604-262-3632

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Homer Street Cafe and Bar

 

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You’ll feel right at home when visiting Homer Street Café and bar. Grab a table on their patio for a delicious meal and great company.

Our Wine Recommendation: Parés Baltà Cava Pink Brut

Location: 898 Home Street, Vancouver

Phone: 604-428-4299

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Tableau Bar Bistro

  

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Don't forget to check out Tableau Bar Bistro. Not only is their patio beautiful, but they also have Chef de Cuisine, Catherine Stewart, a Michelin-star trained Chef. This iconic bistro speaks to all who love hearty French culinary classics.

Our Wine Recommendation: Domaine Delaporte Sancerre Blanc & Ortas Cave De Rasteau Le Dôme du Grand Bois

Location: 1181 Melville Street, Vancouver

Phone: 604-639-8692

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Provence Marinaside (Yaletown)

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Calling all seafood lovers! The Provence Marinaside restaurant serves some of the finest fresh seafood in Vancouver. Their gorgeous patio looks directly out onto False Creek. 

Our Wine Recommendation: Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée, Poplar Grove Chardonnay  & Vaporetto Extra Seco

Location: 1177 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver

Phone: 604-681-4144

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Piva Modern Italian

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Piva Modern Italian is minutes from the New West Skytrain. This modern restaurant uses a farm-to-table approach to create dishes using only the freshest ingredients. Enjoy your gnocchi on their sidewalk patio with one of the wines below for a perfect date night.

Our Wine Recommendation: Poplar Grove Blanc de Noirs Rosé & Feudo Maccari Olli Grillo

Location: 787 Columbia St, New Westminster

Phone: 604-522-0221

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Whistler

Araxi Restaurant & Oyster Bar

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Check out the patio with the freshest oysters in Whistler! They also have been voted one of the best restaurants in Whistler from the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.

Our Wine Recommendation: Tinhorn Creek Pinot Gris

Location: 110-4222 Village Square, Whistler

Phone: 604-932-4540

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Victoria

10 Acres Commons

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10 Acres Commons is a buzzing farm-to-table establishment that just so happens to have a patio on the waterfront. The majority of the produce and meat that they use comes directly from the 10 acres farm, and all of the other ingredients they use comes from local businesses. On top of all of this, they have top-notch service! Check them out this spring.

Our Wine Recommendations: Poplar Grove Viognier Haynes Creek

Location: 620 Humboldt Street, Victoria

Phone: 250-940-0735

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Alberta 

Banff

Chuck’s Steak House

 

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This one-year-old patio is a great place to hang out and view the 360-degree peak-to-peak views of Banff.

Our Wine Recommendation: Catena Malbec Appellation Series Vista Flores & Langmeil Shiraz Hangin’ Snakes

Location: 101 Banff Ave, Banff

Phone: 403-762-4825

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Calgary

Cilantro

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Cilantro is the hot spot for patio enthusiasts and foodies alike. Its outdoor space is fully enclosed, surrounded by trees, and twinkling lights. It’s perfect for enjoying a warm summer evening

Our Wine Recommendation: Tinhorn Creek Pinot Gris

Location: 334-17 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta

Phone: 403-229-1177

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Bonterra Trattoria

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If you're looking for a place to soak up the summer sun or enjoy some of the best contemporary Italian fare in Calgary, Bonterra Trattoria is the restaurant for you. Known for its traditional Italian food and fresh ingredients, it is currently one of the best restaurants in Calgary according to Open table.

Our Wine Recommendation: Sokol Blosser Estate Rosé of Pinot Noir & Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo

Location:  1016 8 Street SW, Calgary

Phone:  403-262-8480

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Royale

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Royale is a French inspired restaurant with a classy and romantic ambience that makes for a perfect date night.

Our Wine Recommendation: Vaporetto Prosecco Brut & Kris Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie DOC

Location: 730 17 Ave SW, Calgary

Phone: 403-475-9457

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Charbar

 

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Located on the Bow River, Charbar is the hottest location where BBQ and pizza enthusiasts unite. This rooftop patio provides a panoramic view of the river and is a great location to get sippin' on crisp whites and rosés!  

P.S. Don't worry vegetarians: the menu is 50% vegetarian too, so you still have plenty of options.

Our Wine Recommendation: Parés Baltà Cava Brut, & Ortas Cave de Rasteau Rosé Le Pas de Meunier 

Location: 618 Confluence Way SE, Calgary

Phone:  403-452-3115

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National 17th

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This is the place to be for people watching and getting your grub on. Get cozy at National 17th patio this summer.

Our Wine Recommendation: Sokol Blosser Evolution Big Time Red Edition, Tinhorn Creek Pinot Noir & Tinhorn Creek Pinot Gris

Location: 550 17th Ave SW, Calgary

Phone:  403-229-0226

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Edmonton

Glass Monkey

 

 

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Start your week off right with half bottle Monday's at the Glass Monkey! Every Monday Glass Monkey has wine bottles under $40 for half off. Order any wine over $40 and you’ll get $20 off. In addition to this amazing deal, they have a great patio for meeting up with friends.

Our Wine Recommendation: Catena Chardonnay, Catena Malbec & Montes Classic Series Sauvignon Blanc

Location: 5842 – 111 Street NW, Edmonton

Phone: 780-760-2228

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The Marc

  

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Known for their top-of-the line French cuisine, the Marc also offers a cooler and more intimate east-facing patio.

Our Wine Recommendation: Zind-Humbrecht Riesling Turckheim

Location: 9940 106 Street – 100 Sterling Place, Edmonton

Phone: 780-429-2828

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Saskatchewan

Regina

Bar Willow Eatery

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If you're trying to escape the heat this spring, check out Regina's only restaurant on the lake! Bar Willow's specializes in small shared plates and is a great place to go with a group of friends.

Our Wine Recommendations: Figuiere Le St André Rosé IGP, Vetus Flor de Vetus Blanco & Parés Baltà Cava Pink Brut

Location: 3000 Wascana Drive, Regina

Phone: 306-585-3663

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Manitoba

Winnipeg

The Forks Market

 

Photo from The Forks Market Facebook

NEW! The Forks is opening a brand 250-person patio just in time for the warm weather ahead. Although this photo is just a mock up of what you can expect, we have no doubt it will look even better in person. If you'd like to learn more about what you can find this summer at The Forks, follow their blog here.

Our Wine Recommendations: Feudo Maccari Olli Grillo & Illuminati Riparosso

Location: 1 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg

Phone: 204-947- 9236

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