Best Hidden Patios Take 3 Vancouver

Vancouver is fortunate to have some great restaurants with outdoor patios that are secluded and hidden off the beaten track. This list represents some of the latest Best hidden patios in the city that you are going to love this season.

Note: these places are in no particular order.

Reflections Patio

Reflections Patio

1)    Kitchen on Main

Located at 3941 Main Street in the back of the restaurant, a beautifully landscaped oasis. Open daily from 5pm with brunch on weekends 11am-3pm. For reservations, phone 604-620-8300 and for menus and more information visit here

2)    Reflections in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Located at 801 West Georgia Street on the 4th floor by the side elevator from the lobby. Open daily from noon til late. For reservations, phone 604.673.7043 and for menus and more information visit here

3)    Gotham Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar

Located at 615 Seymour Street through the restaurant on the main floor. Open daily. For reservations, phone 604-605-8282 and for menus and information visit here

4)    Gurkha Himalyan Kitchen

Located in the rear of the restaurant, entrance is inset then up the stairs at 1141 Davie Street, through the restaurant to the patio. Open daily. For reservations, phone 604-565-7965 and for menus and more information visit here

5)    The Keg Yaletown

Located at 1011 Mainland Street through the restaurant and upstairs to the top level. Open nightly. For reservations, phone 604-633-2534 and for menus and more information visit here

6)    Joe Fortes Seafood & Chophouse

Located at 777 Thurlow Street inside through the restaurant and upstairs to the top level. Open daily. For reservations, phone 604-669-1940 and for menus and more information visit here

7)    Adesso Bistro

Located at 1906 Haro Street inside through the restaurant and off to the side. Open nightly. For reservations, phone 604-568-9975 and for menus and more information visit here

8)    CinCin

Located at 1154 Robson Street up the stairs inside and through the restaurant. Open daily. For reservations, phone 604-688-7338 and for menus and more information visit here

9)  Lift Bar & Grill

Located at 333 Menchions Mews up the stairs on the top of the restaurant. Open daily. For reservations, phone 604-689-5438 and for menus and more information visit here

10)    The Roof at Black & Blue

Located at 1032 Alberni Street (third floor) which an automated retractable roof. Open Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. with brunch on weekends. For reservations, phone 604-637-0777 and for menus and more information visit here

11)     Market by Jean-Georges

Located at 1115 Alberni Street (upstairs third floor) at the Shangri-La Hotel. Open daily. For reservations, call 604-695-1115 and for menus and more information visit here

12) Darby’s Public House

Located at 2001 Macdonald Street (upstairs second floor) on the rooftop. Open daily. For reservations, call (604) 731-0617 and for menus and more information visit here

13)     Kingston Taphouse & Grill

Located at 755 Richards Street (entrance through the restaurant) to the inner courtyard. Open daily. For reservations, call 604-681-7011 and for menus and more information visit here

14)     Via Tevere Pizzeria

Located at 1190 Victoria Drive (entrance through the restaurant) to the back patio with a retractable roof. Open Tuesday – Sunday. They don’t take reservations, but you can call them at 604-336-1803 and for menus and more information visit here

15) Minami Yaletown

Located at 1118 Mainland Street (entrance is through the restaurant) to the back patio. Open daily for lunch and dinner. For reservations, call 604-685-8080 and for menus and more information visit here

 16) Tacofino Gastown

Located in Blood Alley (behind the 15 West Cordova entrance) where the back patio is next to the entrance. Open daily for lunch and dinner. For menus and more information visit here

17) Pier 7 Restaurant

Located at 25 Wallace Mews in North Vancouver (entrance is through the restaurant) upstairs to the roof top patio with an amazing view of Vancouver. Open daily for lunch and dinner. For reservations, call 604-929-7437 and for menus and more information visit here

18) Blue Eyed Mary’s

Located at 1735 Marine Drive in West Vancouver, (entrance is through the restaurant) to the back patio. Open Tuesday – Saturday for lunch and dinner. For reservations, call 604-921-2583 and for menus and more information visit here

19) Blue Canoe Restaurant

Located at 140 – 3866 Bayview Street on the waterfront in Steveston (entrance is through the restaurant) to the back patio. Open daily for lunch and dinner. For reservations, call 604-275-7811 and for menus and more information visit here

20) Kove Kitchen

Located at 140 – 3900 Bayview Street on the waterfront in Steveston (entrance is through the restaurant) upstairs to the patio. Open Tuesday –Sunday for Lunch and Nightly for dinner. For reservations, call (604) 628-2500 and for menus and more information visit here

21) Truffles Cafe at Vandusen Gardens

Located at 5151 Oak Street, inside the visitors centre with the patio overlooking the gardens. Open daily, counter service. For more information and menus visit here

 22) Law Courts Inn 

Located on the 5th floor of the supreme court building at 800 Smithe in downtown Vancouver. Open for lunch Monday – Friday. For reservations and information visit here

By: Richard Wolak