Burlington’s gorgeous summer weather deserves to be enjoyed to its absolute fullest. And to do that, we highly recommend spending time on the best patios in the city.
To help you ramp up to summer, we’ve put together a list of our five favourite restaurant patios in Canada’s Best Mid-Sized City. All five of these restaurants offer fantastic food and beverage options, paired with excellent service, and the opportunity to enjoy time with friends and family while the sun shines down.
Choose your favourite from this list, or try all five of these Burlington hotspots before the weather turns and summer is gone once again.
The patio at Spencer’s on the Waterfront offers one of the best views of the lake that you can imagine as you enjoy a meal. Newly renovated, and perfect for gathering with friends and family, this stunning patio should be on your summer To Do list.
If you don’t fancy a weekend night out, try Wednesdays with Spencer on the Waterfront’s Bites and Booze special, including 1 appetizer and 2 drinks for only $25.
1340 Lakeshore Road
While they may boast of a cozy spot by the fire for the winter, The Judge and Jury is also home to one of Burlington’s favourite patios.
Their philosophy of “you may come in as a stranger, but you’ll leave a friend” fits the summer patio season perfectly. Pair your favourite appetizers or English pub main courses with a cold, tasty beverage, and enjoy!
1222 Walker’s Line
Elegant dining meets summer sun on the Downtown Burlington Bistro patio. With a fine selection of fresh seafood, steak, and pasta dishes on the menu just waiting for your order, you are promised an experience that your taste buds won’t soon forget.
If you are a wine connoisseur, you’ll also enjoy the fantastic selection of reds and whites from all over the world!
441 Elizabeth Street
The shaded patio at Pepperwood Brewery & Catering offers the best of the summer heat, without worry of sunburn after a long, enjoyable afternoon. Order your favourite dish from their lunch or dinner menus, or come in for weekend brunch, one of the best experiences in the city!
If beer is your summer drink of choice, Pepperwood Brewery & Catering needs to be on your To Do list, with their own house brew facility creating awesome flavours for you to enjoy.
1455 Lakeshore Road
Let Chef Zee guide your patio journey at Table 34 Resto Bar, with his world influenced flavours and dishes. The dinner menu will take you from soups and salads to pasta and pizza, with burgers and main entrées available too. There’s something for everyone, including you.
Located just steps away from Spencer Smith Park, Table 34 Resto Bar is the perfect spot for a summer dinner before a walk through the park as the sun sets over the lake.
1455 Lakeshore Rd