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2024 Guide to Enjoying Patio Season in Downtown Oakville

Updated: Apr 19

If you're looking for the perfect spot to gather with friends and family this spring or summer, look no further than downtown Oakville's delicious restaurant patios! Get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take in the fresh air and conversations over drinks, nibbles, and more on one of our highly-coveted patios right here in Downtown Oakville. Keep reading to discover some of our favourite spots where you can get lost in good time!

7 Enoteca

Enjoy exclusive Italian wines and seasonally inspired dishes on a two-story patio overlooking Towne Square.

  • Address: 216 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-842-4777

Aroma Express

Relax with world-class coffee and Mediterranean-inspired meals on a breezy patio.

  • Address: 321 Lakeshore Rd E

Beacon Social House

Welcome the warmer weather with cocktails and delicious eats on their open air patio.

  • Address: 305 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-337-3777

Borgo Antico

Enjoy a romantic Italian meal on a hidden patio, featuring homemade pasta and locally sourced ingredients.

  • Address: 266 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-845-6565

Buca di Bacco

Savour traditional Italian dishes under fairy lights on a shaded patio.

  • Address: 130 Thomas Street

  • Reservations: Open Table

Ces Soir

Indulge in global dishes and an extensive wine list on a luxurious patio.

  • Address: 134 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Open Table

Colossus Greek Taverna

Experience classic Greek dishes in a lively atmosphere.

  • Address: 221 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-849-8175

Coriander Green

Enjoy the authentic tastes of India with vibrant spices and warm hospitality.

  • Address: 342 Church Street

Croissant Express

Indulge in freshly baked croissants and enjoy the outdoor ambiance of this family-run bakery.

  • Address: 325 Lakeshore Road East


Dive into the flavours of Greece on an intimate patio, perfect for a quick and flavorful meal.

  • Address: 221 Lakeshore Road East (lower level)

Figaro Coffee House

Sip on a variety of exotic, freshly roasted coffees on a cozy patio.

  • Address: 350 Lakeshore Rd E

Fresh Kitchen + Juice Bar

Anticipate fresh, plant-based food at this new location opening in June.

  • Address: 215 Lakeshore Road East

Green Press

Explore nourishing options like cold-pressed juices and smoothies on a sunny patio.

  • Address: 270 Lakeshore Road East


Dine on a chic patio offering multicourse dinners and wine pairings in an upscale setting.

  • Address: 210 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-844-1286 or book online

Kibo Sushi House

Enjoy mouth-watering Japanese dishes on a cozy patio.

  • Address: 221 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call ​​905-842-1196

Mercato Sociale

Savour traditional Sicilian recipes on street-side seating.

  • Address: 257 Lakeshore Road East

Nadege Patisserie

Treat yourself to exquisite French pastries and desserts on a chic patio.

  • Address: 249 Lakeshore Road East

Nyla's Room

Relax with fine teas, gelato, and pastries in an elegant setting.

  • Address: 109 Thomas Street


Look forward to healthy fast-food alternatives like smoothie bowls at this new location opening in June.

  • Address: 327 Lakeshore Rd E

Oliver’s Steakhouse

Experience fine dining on an Instagram-worthy patio, perfect for enjoying Oakville's best steaks.

  • Address: 141 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-845-9391 or book online


Experience the unique tastes of Uyghur cuisine on an inviting patio.

  • Address: 111 Trafalgar Rd

  • Reservations: Call (905) 842-0000


Choose between two patio settings to enjoy Mediterranean dishes.

  • Address: 125 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-338-1594 or book online

Piano Piano

Enjoy fresh Italian eats and fun cocktails on a relaxed patio.

  • Address: 120 Thomas St.

  • Reservations: Call 905-815-0120 or book online

Piazza Bistro

Relax in Towne Square with ever-evolving menu crafted with only the freshest ingredients, where everything is made from scratch.

  • Address: 94 George St.

  • Reservations: Call 905-618-0255

River 16

Discover natural and sustainable dining options with a focus on local sourcing.

  • Address: 234 Lakeshore Rd

  • Reservations: Call 905-338-9937 or book online

Second Cup

Unwind with a selection of coffees, teas, and smoothies on a pleasant patio.

  • Address: 245 Lakeshore Rd E

Shanghai Alley Gourmet

Enjoy authentic Shanghainese cuisine and handmade dim sum on an elegant patio.

  • Address: 191 Lakeshore Road E

Soontorn Bahn Thai

Experience authentic Thai cuisine in a friendly and intimate atmosphere.

  • Address: 210 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-815-8488

Sotto Sotto

Catch up with friends over Italian dishes and a wide selection of wines on a beautiful patio.

  • Address: 139 Trafalgar Rd.

  • Reservations: Call 416-962-0011

The Crêpe Kitchen

Enjoy handcrafted sweet and savory crepes on a café patio ideal for breakfast, brunch, or lunch.

  • Address: 88 Dunn St.

  • Reservations: Call 905-849-4999

Verace Italian Restaurant

Hit up Verace to enjoy their wood oven pizza or mouth-watering homemade pasta prepared for you by the owner and their skilled chef of twenty years.

  • Address: 312 Lakeshore Rd E

  • Reservations: Call 905-337-0080 or book online

This comprehensive list covers a wide range of cuisines and atmospheres, ensuring there’s a perfect patio for ever occasion. In addition to the featured listings, Downtown is also home to several pizza parlours, gelaterias and coffee shops that also offer outdoor seating. Enjoy exploring the outdoor dining scene in Downtown Oakville this summer!


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