10 Edmonton Patios for a Summer Date


Credit: Courtyard Marriott Downtown

Edmonton’s vibrant and varied food scene mean one thing: the patio scene follows suit. So whatever the vibe you’re looking for on your first date or a casual time with a friend, there’s a patio waiting for you.


Riverside Bistro

With arguably the best view of the North Saskatchewan River Valley, the patio of Riverside Bistro is a must. The only thing that might top the view is the food – and, of course, your date sitting across the table. Details

Courtyard Marriott Downtown, One Thornton Court 99 Street And, Jasper Ave, Edmonton

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The Sugarbowl

Combination full-service bistro and neighbourhood pub, The Sugarbowl has been the hangout for Edmontonians for decades. It’s relaxed atmosphere and great food make it perfect for date night. Details

10922 88 Avenue, Edmonton

The Glass Monkey

With full meals or small plates and tapas designed for sharing, this gastropub always delivers on taste. Comfortable and modern, this restaurant and their patio are sure to impress without the intimidation. Details

5842 111 Street NW, Edmonton

Wildflower Grill


One of the city’s top restaurants has a patio of outdoor seating that will have you enjoying the innovative menu of contemporary Canadian cuisine in fresh air that just makes everything taste better. Details

10009 107 Street, Edmonton

Cafe Bicyclette

Get an authentic French dining experience on this patio, nestled in Edmonton’s French Quarter. With their wood-burning fire pit, this patio is actually open year round. Details

8627 91 Street, Edmonton

Central Social Hall

Take advantage of happy hour, great appies, and a dance floor that will keep you moving. And with patio season here, enjoy the downtown vibe in the open air. Details

#100, 10909 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

Vi’s for Pies


This patio’s comfortable garden feel will set aside any first date jitters. The savoury and sweet pies help to make you feel right at home. Details

13408 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton

Cafe Blackbird

This coffee and wine bar, in the heart of the Crestwood neighbourhood, brings locally-roasted coffees and old-world wines to the table. Along with live music in the background, the atmosphere here can’t be beat. Details

9640 142 Street, Edmonton

Cafe Amour Bistro

The new patio of Cafe Amour just adds to the charm. With a menu full of traditional Italian dishes and carefully-crafted drinks, the atmosphere will put you and your date back in the old country. Details

10807 106 Avenue NW, Edmonton

Terrace Café – AGA

Explore Art Gallery of Alberta and then visit 3rd level Terrace Café for a casual dining experience. From wine to Starbucks coffee and deli sandwiches, served with an awesome of downtown Edmonton, you are sure to have a good time here. Details

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square

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By: Sarah Chestnutt
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