It's been a rough winter and it almost feels like spring was skipped. However, the winter is gone and the weather is finally warming up enough to enjoy a few of Calgary's best patios. Here are a few of the top choices in the downtown area for your outdoor dining and drinking pleasure.
Catch & The Oyster Bar - 100 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
With High Tide Happy hour happening from 1pm to 5pm during the week you can enjoy $5 hand crafted pints or $16 buckets of beer on the patio here. They also provide the best selection of Oysters in all of Calgary and plenty of award-winning dishes.
Mango Shiva - 218 8th Avenue SW, Calgary
Another spot for a great patio and happy hour is Mango Shiva. They run happy hour from 2pm to 6pm with $5 apple martinis, beer, wine and cocktails.
Caffe Artigiano - Multiple Locations
As one of the top choices for coffee and patio fun in Calgary, Caffe Artigiano has many great drinks available. Locations are found in Shell Oil and Centrium with locations in Westmount and Watermark opening very soon!
The Entire 100 West Block of Calgary
If you want to find a number of excellent patios, just head to the 100 West Block of downtown Calgary. Some of the choices here include:
- A la Saj
- Bank and Baron Pub
- The Belvedere
- Blink Restaurant & Bar
- Divino Wine & Cheese Bistro
- HOME Tasting Room
- Original Joe's
- Trib Steakhouse
- Jugo Juice
- And More!
The 200 and 300 West Blocks of Calgary
Maybe not as packed as the 100 West Block, but these two blocks have a number of great patio spots, too. You can enjoy the following patios here:
- LOCAL Public Eatery
- The Unicorn Pub
- Flames Central and Wildfire Grill
- SAIT Culinary Campus
- Metropolitan Grill
- And More!
There are a ton of great patios in the downtown area of Calgary. Try a few out and maybe you'll find your new favourite this summer.