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All non-essential travel into, out of, and around BC must be avoided. Restaurants, pubs and bars are closed for indoor dining through May 25. Outdoor patio seating and take-out or delivery is allowed.More Info
A sunny patio is always the perfect place to spend your day with a cold beverage, some good food, and your closest social bubble. Soak up the start of patio season on some of our favourite patios in PQB. We promise their views will take your breath away!
With new provincial health orders prohibiting indoor dining, food & drink establishments have adapted their offerings by opening patios early or expanding their outdoor space.
*Please check hours of operation at each business to avoid disappointment. People dining on patios should do so only with their immediate household or core bubble - groups of six maximum.
Ocean View, Secluded Courtyard, or Bustling Street-side?
Now is the time to show our support for these local restaurants with your business.
Shore 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.
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 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.
A new patio dining tent has just opened at the Pacific Prime Restaurant at the Beach Club Resort in Parksville! Or sit back, relax, and enjoy the view around their new fire top tables for a more casual patio experience.
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.
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.
Transport yourself to Italy on the beautiful terrace of @cuckooitalian, located right here in Coombs. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!