All of the Vancouver Breweries That Have Patios Now

Cheers to the inevitable sunburn.

Am I obsessed with patios? Sorry, I can’t hear you over my tan.

Street-side sipping is one of the only nice side effects of this global pandemic, and I intend to both enjoy and document every minute of our new outdoorsy identity. While the city has approved hundreds of these sort of outdoor spaces to help keep the restaurant industry afloat in these strange times, to me, it’s the breweries that are most alluring: it’s such a rare thing to find a spot in the city to grab a tasting flight and some sun, so I’m trying to soak up both while we can. (Temporary patios have so far only been approved through October, though it’s always possible the city will renew the licenses in the spring if things go well.)

It’s why I’ve compiled a list of all the breweries that have opened new or temporary patios for the summer, and intend to scope out as many as is safely possible this weekend. And if you want to thank me for being an amazing citizen who cares about keeping our faces in (fun) outdoor spaces, just buy me a (socially distanced) beer.

Vancouver Craft Breweries With New Patios

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Both patios are now open 7 days week. Tell your friends. #33acres #b33r

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33 Acres

15 W 8th Avenue 

There’s now temporary patio seating available for both 33 Acres and its experimental sister brewery, 33 EXP, but much like the indoor spaces, you’ve got to time it right to get a seat—the tech workers here in Mount Pixel have it pretty much tied up every happy hour.

Brassneck Brewery

2148 Main Street

Main Street’s now lousy with patios, and we couldn’t be happier. Brassneck’s may be the best on the street though, with a rotating food truck still visiting each night.

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A bird’s-eye view of our new patio! #yeastvan #craftbeer #bomberbrewing #vancouver #eastvancouver #pintsonthepatio

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Bomber Brewing

1488 Adanac Street

Bomber’s got a perfectly summery new setup (four outdoor picnic tables) for sipping the perfectly summery Park Life ale.

Callister Brewing

1338 Franklin Street

You’ve got your pick of sun or shade with the addition of umbrellas at the new outdoor tables of East Van’s Callister Brewing—how civilized. 

Container Brewing

1216 Franklin Street

Right down the street from shady Callister is Container, where a string-light-strewn patio space awaits, should you fancy a hop-fuelled brewery crawl this weekend.