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Winnipeg’s Top 30 Patios for Summer Dining in 2022

Soak in the beautiful summer sunshine on these patios, perfect for outdoor dining.

All patios listed in alphabetical order.

529 Wellington‘s lucky location sets its tables on a manicured back lawn brimming with flowers and shade umbrellas.  

Historic architecture sets the backdrop for tea-inspired cocktails and swanky tapas on Amsterdam Tea Room‘s sidewalk patio. 

❚ Twinkling lights glow above Bonnie Day’s chic hideout, setting a cozy tone to enjoy refined comfort food in Wolseley’s heart.

❚ Enjoy an eclectic menu of snacks, entrées and beers brewed in-house on Brazen Hall‘s contemporary space.  

Capital Grill & Bar‘s Broadway patio provides a comfy space to enjoy great plates with a touch of high-cuisine craftsmanship.

Cibo Waterfront Café virtually hangs over the Red River at the end of a short stroll down Waterfront Drive.

❚ Overlooking Shaw Park, catch a baseball game and river view from Clay Oven while enjoying a taste of Indian cuisine. 

Colosseo Ristorante, a Corydon Avenue landmark for Italian food lovers, serves a view of street life with its spaghetti.

Confusion Corner Drinks + Food‘s retractable roof blends outdoor fun with protection from the elements. 

East Exchange District’s Corrientes offers a street side seat amidst historic architecture and nightlife. 

Dug & Betty‘s curbside window screams ice cream parlour, but French-inspired fare serves as a precursor to a sweet treat. 

Hy’s Steakhouse‘s cushy patio offers tenderloin with a stellar view of downtown’s legendary Portage and Main. 

Step through the gate to a brick-lined patio oasis at InFerno’s Bistro, and nosh on frog leg hors d’oeuvres.

Winnipeg history is on display at James Avenue Pumphouse. Sip on handcrafted cocktails while seated on a stylish street-side space. 

❚ The pergola-covered patio of Juneberry re-imagines brunch with an imaginative menu and view of the Red River.

Cobblestones, shade trees and umbrellas at The Keg on Garry Street transform this tony destination into a restful place to sip something cold. 

A suburban sidewalk patio is transformed into a lush floral setting at South Winnipeg’s Nicolino’s. 

The Park Café‘s hidden garden nestled in Assiniboine Park offers a lush escape to match fresh, decadent brunch offerings. 

❚ On the tranquil rooftop patio at Pasquale’s Ristorante & Pizzeria, dine on red sauce pastas amongst the aromas of fresh herbs.

The people-watching is as fun as the food and drinks at Peasant Cookery across from Old Market Square. Try their house-cured meats. 

Prairie’s Edge offers a pondside view in Kildonan Park. Regionally inspired dishes followed by a stroll make for a romantic date.


Inside, admire the design details of this 100 year old train station; outside, enjoy Resto Gare‘s gorgeous flowers and live jazz. 

Mexican eatery La Roca‘s double tiered downtown patio has room for both streetside people watchers and rooftop-loving city slickers.

Come home to nest at The Roost‘s cute and cozy rooftop patio. Clever cocktails and small plates add to the spot’s charm.

The largest urban patio in the city, Rudy’s Eat & Drink is a stylish space that makes every hour happy.  

Smith‘s contemporary and comfy seating creates a greenery-imbued oasis amidst the buzz of The Forks. 

Several of Stella’s locations boast pretty patios; take to Pembina’s rooftop location or nestle amongst a secluded garden at CCFM. 

Tavern United‘s rooftop sofas offer a soft spot to relax after a day pounding the pavement downtown. Oh, and the view is dazzling! 

❚ Retreat from the bustle of Corydon Avenue to Tommy’s private courtyard for a relaxing taste of Italy. 

❚ Vibrant flower boxes bring colour to Wasabi on Broadway, creating a new-style garden vibe to pair with sophisticated sushi.