Summer is here, and if you’re looking for a safe outdoor dining experience, there are plenty of excellent options in New West! As the temperatures soar, dining outdoors on a patio is a great way to enjoy the weather. New West is home to a wide variety of patios with many different cuisines from around the world.
Artusi Restaurant — Artusi Restaurant is a rustic Italian restaurant, perfect for those in the mood for artful and flavoursome dishes. Their Uptown patio is perfect for those looking to try their delicious menu options. Don’t forget to save room for dessert!
Angelina’s Dutch Corner — Located in the River Market, Angelina’s Dutch Corner is a family-run restaurant that offers mouth-watering breakfast and brunch items. For those with a sweet tooth, try their pancakes, waffles or French toast. If you’re someone who prefers savoury options, try their omelettes or eggs Benedict. Of course, this is best enjoyed on their outdoor patio, overlooking the Fraser River.
Bruncheria Day & Night — Located in Sapperton, Bruncheria’s newest concept, Day & Night, offers their signature brunch items, and they will soon be opening a beer garden, perfect for those hot summer days and late nights.
Craft Café — If you’re looking for handcrafted beverages Craft Cafe is the place to go! Along with their hand-selected coffee selection, they also offer baked goods, as well as lunch items such as salads and sandwiches. Take a couple minutes to browse the paper goods and art supplies while you wait for your gourmet latte.
El Santo — Best known for its modern, innovative twist on classic Mexican cuisine, El Santo is a hotspot on Columbia Street. This destination restaurant serves up an extensive tequila menu to complement its flavoursome eats.
Frankie G’s Pub — Frankie G’s Pub provides a warm and inviting atmosphere for tasty pub food and refreshing beverages.
The Hide Out Cafe — Stop by The Hide Out Cafe for fair trade coffee, homemade baked goods and scrumptious breakfast and lunch items, while enjoying their outdoor patio.
Hub Restaurant — Hub Restaurant features appealing West Coast inspired plates and hand-held favourites. There is truly something for all tastes. Conveniently located on the second floor of the New Westminster SkyTrain Station, there are beautiful views of the Riverfront district.
Kelly O’Bryan’s — Kelly O’Bryan’s spacious patio is a perfect place to settle-in for people watching. Added bonus: they have great happy hour appies to pave the way to dinner.
L’Onore Pizza — L’Onore Pizza offers amazing artisan pizzas, with both classic and unique toppings to choose from. Enjoy a pizza with a gourmet cocktail on their quiet patio.
The Met Bar & Grill — The Met’s cozy patio is perched above Downtown New Westminster’s Columbia Street on the second floor of a historic 1892 building. Looking up from the street, you’d never know this hidden garden patio was here! The restaurant offers their own take on a classic pub-style restaurant and offers a large selection of craft beers.
The Paddlewheeler Pub — The Paddlewheeler Pub’s wrap-around outdoor patio offers guests an unobstructed view of the Fraser River. Expect delicious pub-style fare and BC craft beers, with a variety of food and drink specials.
Piva Modern Italian — Located on the corner of Columbia Street and 8th Street next to the Anvil Centre, Piva serves up beautifully presented and flavourful Italian cuisine in bustling Downtown New West. Try their take on a classic sweet and order the Tiramisu Sundae.
Steel & Oak — Steel & Oak is a brewery that offers a wide variety of local, classic, and new styles of craft beer on their patio. Non-beer drinkers can enjoy their refreshing lemonade and kombucha.
Looking for more options? There are so many amazing places to eat outdoors. For a full list of New West patios check out our list:
Downtown New Westminster is known for its unique shopping and dining experiences. With views of the Fraser, and numerous historic buildings, Downtown New West is a vibrant and exciting urban centre.
Sapperton is a neighbourhood known for its charm, history, and accessibility. Take some time to explore the Brewery District, and enjoy the numerous shops and restaurants in this area.
Uptown is a bustling neighbourhood in New West, with many local businesses, shops, and restaurants. Experience great attractions such as Royal City Centre and Moody Park.
The West End features family-owned businesses and local restaurants along 12th Street—the area’s commercial hub. Explore local cuisines from around the world, while enjoying the views of the Fraser River in this diverse neighbourhood.
Queensborough is a fast-changing neighbourhood in New West. With gorgeous views of the Fraser River, beautiful trails, and great shopping, Queensborough is a must-visit area of the city.
If you’re on the go make sure to visit our Instagram Patio Guide! Looking for more things to do outdoors? Check out our guide on parks to enjoy this summer. Make sure to share your patio experience in New West by using the hashtag #MadeInNewWest, and let us know what food and drinks you’ve been enjoying this summer!