Top Patios in Parksville Qualicum Beach

A sunny patio is always the perfect place to spend your day with a beverage, some good food, and friends. Patio season never ends on some of our favourite heated patios in PQB. We promise their views will take your breath away!

Blue umbrellas shade outdoor patio seating on the beach
Image: The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub

Waterfront Views

Whether you're looking to end the day with mouthwatering eats or seeking pictures of the stunning oceanside, discover a variety of waterfront restaurants in Parksville Qualicum Beach.

Bayside Restaurant & Lounge

The patio at Bayside Restaurant and Lounge overlooks the bay and is a prime spot to savour seafood-forward fare including dishes like the tuna tataki and banana leaf wrapped salmon.

Sandbar Cafe and Art Gallery

Make your way to a shaded outdoor patio space near Qualicum Beach. Sandbar Cafe and Art Gallery features panoramic waterfront views and a variety of savory meals for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Create an idyllic day near the beach with fish and chips, near at the nearby glimmering waters.

The Black Goose Inn

The Black Goose Inn is a British-owned and operated pub-style restaurant in a historic 1921 Samuel Maclure House. Here you'll find traditional home-cooked food, 17 draft beers, juicy AAA steaks on Friday and Saturday nights and lots more. Enjoy the fantastic grassed patio in summer with unbeatable ocean views.

The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub

Come enjoy a meal with the most heavenly oceanfront views at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub. We highly recommend timing your dinner with sunset and ordering their clam chowder, fish & chips, or poutine.

Qualicum Beach Cafe

Sunny seaside patio + this seafood tower + wine = happy days. At the Qualicum Beach Cafe, enjoy a menu inspired by the beautiful West Coast, with fresh local ingredients and a dash of Italian influence! Here you'll find ocean views and both covered and open patio seating.

The outdoor patio area of the Cedars Restaurant & Lounge at Tigh-Na-Mara.

Secluded Courtyards & Vibrant Streets

Explore lush greenery and take in the fresh air while dining outside. Outdoor lovers will enjoy Parksville Qualicum Beach's vibrant nature and charming streets. For a tranquil patio experience, look through Parksville Qualicum Beach's weather and embark on a sun-filled adventure for outdoor dining.

Cedars Restaurant & Lounge at Tigh-Na-Mara

The patio at Cedars is tucked in between the restaurant and lush cedar hedges making for a delightful sanctuary to enjoy appetizers and entrées that embrace rustic dishes a with a contemporary spin.

Extreme Eatery

Meet some friends at Extreme Eatery for the taco and margarita specials or weekend brunch. Take a seat at one of the picnic tables to soak up the sun while enjoying your meal.

Fairwinds Golf Club

Stop into Fairwinds Golf Club restaurant after a round of golf with your social bubble for a refreshing drink and a bite to eat. Not a golfer? Not to worry, the general public is always welcome!

French Press Coffee Roasters

Start your morning with a caffeine kick on French Press Coffee Roasters sunny patio. Located in both Coombs and Qualicum Beach, stop by to enjoy their fresh-baked goodies or tasty soups and sandwiches. Finish with a latte made with award-winning and locally roasted beans. To save time, skip the line and order on their website before you arrive.

Lefty's Fresh Food Restaurant

Crafting mouthwatering bites since 1996, Lefty's Fresh Food Restaurant is an excellent restaurant for pizzas, burgers, cocktails and local craft brews. Lefty's also has outdoor seating for dining al fresco.

a couple dines inside a heated dome patio at Beach Club Resort
Image: Pacific Prime Restaurant at Beach Club Resort

Heated Patios

Looking for restaurants with patio seating in the colder months? Don't miss exploring delectable bites and refreshing drinks in the fall or winter, settling into a cozy atmosphere with heated patios.

Fern + Cedar Brewing Company

Order a flight to sample the ever-rotating selection of small batch craft brews at Fern + Cedar Brewing Company. Sample the beers and a few items from the fresh and modern gastropub menu on the heated patio.

Extreme Eatz Bar & Grill

The covered and heated outdoor patio at Extreme Eatz Bar & Grill at Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club overlooks the 18th green and Mount Arrowsmith. After a round of golf, order a famous Extreme handheld with your favourite beer, review your game, and admire the view.

Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company

Wanting to try local craft beers? Stop by Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company, a family-run collaboration of passionate beer enthusiasts. Be sure to pair your local brews with a delicious Arrowsmith Smokehouse meal or a pizza, available to order on-site! Also, here you'll find two patios - one that is undercover and heated for colder days, another under a tent out front, and yet another with picnic tables, which is perfect for soaking up the sunshine.

Pacific Prime Restaurant at the Beach Club Resort

Depending on when you visit, seasonal beachside dome dining or heated tenting will get you out on the Pacific Prime Restaurant's beautiful patio at the Beach Club Resort in Parksville! Or sit back, relax, and enjoy the view around their fire top tables for a more casual patio experience.

Rusted Rake Brewing

Rusted Rake Brewing invites visitors to sip farm-to-brewery craft beers while admiring nature, offering pet-friendly picnic tables in the grass on dry, sunny days and a heated, covered patio for colder days.

Covered and outdoor patio seating on the coast in Parksville Qualicum Beach
Image: Shore Restaurant

Seasonal Patios

Planning a trip during a certain season? Indulge in decadent meals and unwind in a variety of outdoor settings. Parksville Qualicum Beach boasts seasonal patios in a variety of settings, including a relaxing boardwalk ambience and outdoor spots that overlook bucolic greenery.

Ship and Shore Restaurant

Come and enjoy the "Best Fish and Chips on Vancouver Island" at Ship and Shore Restaurant in scenic Deep Bay. Locals also come for their seafood chowder, calamari, and hand-crafted pizzas.

Cuckoo Italian Trattoria

Transport yourself to Italy on the beautiful terrace of Cuckoo Italian Trattoria, located right here in Coombs and open seasonally. The Head Chef, Fausto Bellicini, was born and raised in Italy, has brought his knowledge and expertise to every dish he cooks. This dining experience is unparalleled in both atmosphere and cuisine; freshness and passion combine the best West Coast ingredients with traditional Italian recipes. We recommend starting with the Focaccia Chanterelle, then enjoying one of their traditional Italian thin-crust pizzas.


Shore (seasonal) is perfectly situated on the bustling boardwalk, with sweeping views of beautiful Qualicum Beach. The family-friendly casual atmosphere appeals to a multitude of loyal local customers and visitors alike. They offer a simple comfort food menu with fresh ingredients. Patrons can expect eats like ice cream, burgers, tacos, milkshakes, fish and chips with their famous signature batter and several beverage options to refresh and unwind.

a couple enjoys a cup of coffee on the outdoor patio at French Press
Image: Jordan Dyck

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Bayside Restaurant & Lounge

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Pacific Prime Restaurant & Lounge

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