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With the summer sun blazing away and the enticing sea breeze to keep us cool, staying indoors just isn’t as appealing anymore.

And when it comes to enjoying a nice meal and some refreshing drinks, nothing beats a table at an oceanside patio restaurant.

So Open Table – a restaurant reservation company – has compiled a list of the 100 best restaurants for outdoor dining across the country, and 4 of them are right here in Victoria!

The list was compiled based on reviews left by diners, and consists of 41 eateries in Ontario, 30 in British Columbia, and 17 in Alberta.

The 4 Victoria restaurants on the list:

  • The Dining Room (Butchart Gardens), Brentwood Bay, BC
  • The Beach House Restaurant, Victoria BC
  • Glo Restaurant + Lounge, Victoria BC
  • Lure Restaurant and Bar ( Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe), Victoria, BC

Check out the full list:

19 Okanagan Grill + Bar – West Kelowna, BC
Alloy – Calgary, AB
Amsterdam Brewhouse & Restaurant – Toronto, ON
Arms Reach Bistro – North Vancouver, BC
Arôme – Casino du Lac Leamy – Gatineau, QC
Barsa Taberna – Toronto, ON
The Bauer Kitchen – Waterloo, ON
The Bavarian Inn Restaurant – Bragg Creek, AB
The Beach House – West Vancouver, BC
The Beach House Restaurant – Victoria, BC
Berkeley North – Hamilton, ON
Bistro Nolah – Dollard-Des-Ormeaux, QC
Bonterra Trattoria – Calgary, AB
Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant – Calgary, AB
Brasserie T! – Montréal, QC
The Butchart Gardens – The Dining Room – Brentwood Bay, BC
Cafe Belong – Toronto, ON
Chabrol Café – Toronto, ON
Chop Steakhouse & Bar – Vaughan – Woodbridge, ON
Chula Taverna Mexicana – Toronto, ON
Cilantro – Calgary, AB
CinCin Ristorante + Bar – Vancouver, BC
Deane House – Calgary, AB
Dolcetto – London, ON
Drake Devonshire Inn – Wellington, ON
Earls Kitchen + Bar – King Street – Toronto, ON
Earth to Table: Bread Bar – Guelph, ON
Edible Canada at the Market – Vancouver, BC
El Catrin – Toronto, ON
Elbow Room – Calgary, AB
Estia – Toronto, ON
F’Amelia Ristorante – Toronto, ON
Fayuca – Vancouver, BC
Firestone Restaurant and Bar – Lethbridge, AB
Fishbone By The Lake – Stouffville, ON
The Glass Monkey – Edmonton, AB
Glo Restaurant + Lounge – Victoria, BC
Grapevine Restaurant and Patio at Gray Monk Estate Winery – Lake Country, BC
Harpers Landing – Oakville, ON
Hart House Restaurant – Burnaby, BC
Hillside Winery & Bistro – Penticton, BC
Hooded Merganser at Penticton Lakeside Resort – Penticton, BC
Hoogan & Beaufort – Montréal, QC
Il Buco – Barrie, ON
Italian Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar – Bragg Creek, AB
Juniper Bistro – The Juniper Hotel – Banff, AB
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – Windsor Riverside – Windsor, ON
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – Yaletown – Vancouver, BC
Kitchen76 at Two Sisters Vineyards – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
La Roca            – Winnipeg, MB
Lake House Restaurant – Vineland, St. Catharines, ON
Lavelle – Toronto, ON
Le Chien Noir – Kingston, ON
Liquidity Bistro – Okanagan Falls, BC
Lov de la Montagne– Montréal, QC
Lure Restaurant & Bar – Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe – Victoria, BC
Maison Boulud – Montréal, QC
The Manor Casual Bistro – Edmonton, AB
The Marc – Edmonton, AB
Mettawas Station Mediterranean Restaurant – Kingsville, ON
Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro – Guelph, ON
Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek Winery – Oliver, BC
ONE Restaurant – Toronto, ON
Oxley Estate Winery – Harrow, ON
Pat Quinn’s Restaurant & Bar – Delta, BC
Peller Estates Winery Restaurant – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Pineridge Hollow – RM of Springfield, MB
Pizzeria Gusto – Winnipeg, MB
Prairie’s Edge – Winnipeg, MB
Proof Kitchen and Lounge – Waterloo, ON
Provence Marinaside – Vancouver, BC
Pure Spirits – Toronto, ON
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery – Old Vines Restaurant – Kelowna, BC
Ravine Vineyard Winery Restaurant – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Restaurant at Peninsula Ridge – Beamsville, ON
The Restaurant at Redstone – Beamsville, ON
River Café – Calgary, AB
Robba da Matti (Yaletown) – Vancouver, BC
Salmigondis – Montréal, QC
Cibo Centre Street – Calgary, AB
Seasons in the Park – Vancouver BC
Sidecar – Toronto, ON
Smack Dab – Kelowna, BC
Sole Restaurant – Waterloo, ON
Sonora Room Restaurant – Burrowing Owl Estate Winery – Oliver, BC
Spencer’s at the Waterfront – Burlington, ON
Tap Restaurant – Surrey, BC
Tapas Restaurant – Canmore, AB
The Teahouse Restaurant – Vancouver, BC
Terrace Restaurant, Mission Hill Family Estate – West Kelowna, BC
Treadwell Farm-to-Table Cuisine- Niagara on the lake – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Trius Winery Restaurant – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Uli’s Restaurant – White Rock, BC
Vieux-Port Steakhouse – Montréal, QC
Villa Rosa Ristorante – Penticton, BC
Vineland Estates Winery Restaurant – Vineland, ON
Vineyard Terrace Restaurant at CedarCreek Estate Winery – Kelowna, BC
Violino Gastronomia Italiana – Edmonton, AB
Wildcraft – Waterloo, ON
Zees Grill – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON