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It's Patio Season in Downtown Oakville

Updated: Jul 24, 2023

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 with over 50 patios to choose from!

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

7 Enoteca’s two-story patio includes seating at ground level and on the upper-level balcony with views overlooking Towne Square. Hit up 7 Enoteca to try exclusive Italian wines at your leisure, while sampling seasonally inspired dishes.

Reservations: Call 905-842-4777

151 Social

Enjoy 151 Social’s creative, fresh, rotating menu offering everything from oysters and charcuterie to charcoal crust pizza and truffle parm fries. You can dine on the sun-filled street patio, or in the alleyway leading up to the front entrance.

Reservations: Call 905-339-1151

Aroma Espresso Bar

Aroma espresso bar cafe' serves up world-class coffee, freshly-baked pastries and wholesome, Mediterranean-inspired food.

Avani Rolls and Bowls

Take a seat on the patio and enjoy Indian Bowls and Burrotis sure to satisfy. Delight in the fusion of Indian flavors and contemporary dining styles as you create a personalized bowl or enjoy a delectable Burroti, combining the best of Indian and Mexican cuisines.

Address: 133 Lakeshore Road East

Beacon Social House

Newly opened this spring, Beacon Social House is the perfect spot to welcome the warmer weather with yummy cocktails and delicious eats. Whether you’re in the mood for an app or are looking to devour a larger meal, Beacon has you covered.

Reservations: Call 905-337-3777

Borgo Antico

Borgo Antico offers a taste of Italy to diners in Downtown Oakville. The menu offers a variety of sharable appetizers, homemade pasta and locally sourced seafood and meat. Dine and drink on Borgo Antico’s romantic patio, hidden away from the busy downtown strip.

Reservations: Call 905-845-6565

Buca di Bacco

Composed of simple, earthy ingredients – the foundation of Italian cooking, Buca di Bacco featuries traditional Italian dishes s and carefully selected vintages. .With plenty of shade provided by the surrounding trees, and fairy lights adding ambiance, it’s the perfect spot to live la dolce vita on the patio of this favourite Italian bistro.

Reservations: Open Table

Ces Soir

Escape to the Ces Soir patio. Delight in USDA Prime steaks, meticulously prepared to perfection, alongside a delightful array of the freshest seafood options. Enjoy bespoke cocktails, premium beers, and an extensive selection of world-class wines to complement your dining experience .Whether you're seeking a romantic dinner for two, a power lunch to seal the deal, a client dinner to impress, or a family celebration, Ces Soir is the ideal destination.

Address: 134 Lakeshore Rd E

Reservations: Open Table

Chocolato/Tommy Cafe

Indulge in a delightful dessert experience like no other at Chocolato, where the patio is now open to savor the sweetness of life. Step into a world where ice cream and chocolate unite.

Coriander Green

Savor the authentic tastes of India while enjoying the outdoor ambiance. Let the fragrant spices, the warmth of our hospitality, and the vibrant atmosphere whisk you away to a culinary journey like no other.

Address: 342 Church Street

Colossus Greek Taverna

Known for its classic menu with a variety of Greek cuisines on offer, Colossus Greek Taverna provides tastefully-made dishes in the heart of downtown Oakville.

Reservations: Call 905-849-8175

Croissant Express

Step into the warmth of the sun and indulge in the delicious offerings at Croissant Express, a cherished family-run bakery with over 30 years of history. Experience the magic of our mouth-watering croissants while basking in the outdoor ambiance.

The Crêpe Kitchen

Enjoy sweet and savoury crepes and French press coffee with views on The Crêpe Kitchen’s café patio. Family-owned since 2009, everything at The Crêpe Kitchen is made to order. Whether it’s breakfast, brunch or lunch, there’s something for everyone to indulge in while hanging out on the patio.

Address: 88 Dunn St.

Reservations: Call 905-849-4999

Doughbox Wood Fired Pizza

Welcome to DoughBox Wood-Fired Pizza & Pasta, where we invite you to embark on a culinary journey that celebrates the essence of pizza. Our patio is now open, savor our perfectly cooked dough, and the satisfaction of a well-crafted pizza or pasta dish while enjoying the outdoors.

Address: 162 Lakeshore Road East


Escape to Farma and immerse yourself in the flavours of Greece. Enjoy lunch on their intimate patio or take out. Their pita sandwiches, and daily specials provides a convenient grab-and-go option, perfect for those seeking a quick and flavourful meal on the move.

Address: 221 Lakeshore Road East (lower level)

Figaro Coffee House

Sip your favourite cup of joe on Figaro’s cozy storefront patio. Figaro Coffee House seeks to be the destination spot giving coffee lovers an opportunity to experience a variety of exotic coffees that have been freshly roasted daily.


Craving something sweet? Look no further than Flüf, where they specialize in creating the fluffiest, most delicious soufflé cheesecake you’ve ever tasted. Come on down and indulge in Oakville's FIRST Japanese soufflé cheesecake shoppe! – each one made fresh daily with only natural ingredients. And don’t forget to add one of their Balzacs brand coffees or real-fruit sparkling lemonades!

Address: 131 Lakeshore Road E

Fresh Kitchen + Juice Bar

Since 1999, Fresh Kitchen + Juice Bar has been a Toronto staple for modern, plant-based food. What started as a juice bar on Queen West in 1991 by our founder, Ruth Tal, has turned into a restaurant company that has branched across the Greater Toronto Area, capturing the hearts of people who want to eat with freshness in mind.

Oakville location opening June 2023.

Gelateria Morgana

Enjoy the Taste of Summer on the patio at Gelateria Morgana! Step into a world of flavour and the refreshing taste of summer at Gelateria Morgana. From beloved classics to bold and unexpected flavours, our gelato selection is designed to ignite your senses, whether you're a fan of traditional favourites or seeking a unique and daring taste adventure.

Address: 92 Thomas St.

Green Press

Enjoy the sunshine with us and explore an array of nourishing and delicious options that will benefit your overall well-being. From cold pressed juices, smoothies, açai bowls, soups, salads, wraps to hot drinks & power bowls - each made with premium organic ingredients from local growers - there is something for every taste bud and lifestyle.

Address: 270 Lakeshore Road East


Located in historic downtown Oakville, Hexagon is a modern, upscale French restaurant offering multicourse dinners and wine pairings amid chic decor. Get the full experience by dining on the stylish Towne Square patio this summer.

Address: 210 Lakeshore Rd E Reservations: Call 905-844-1286 or book online

Jubilee Fruit Market

Jubilee introduces its street-side BBQ, just in time for the nice summer weather. Take a lunchtime stroll down to the corner of Lakeshore and Allan to check it out for yourself, and enjoy burgers, sausages and hotdogs straight from the grill.

Address: 104 Allan Street

Kibo Sushi House

Sink your teeth into mouth-watering Japanese eats from Kibo Sushi House. Check out the patio while enjoying all your favourite dishes.

Address: 221 Lakeshore Rd E Reservations: Call ​​905-842-1196

La Diperie

Since 2014, La Diperie has been captivating ice cream enthusiasts with our wide array of over 30 different dips, all made with real chocolates. Each dip is a flavour sensation that takes your ice cream to the next level. Patio is now open, offering you the perfect spot to enjoy while soaking up the sunshine.

Mochi Girls

Join us on our patio for a memorable dessert experience that will leave you craving for more. Mochi donuts are a delightful twist on the traditional donuts we all know and love. With a deep-fried crust and a chewy texture on the inside, they offer a completely different experience for your taste buds.

Address: 335 Lakeshore Rd. E

Maverick's Gourmet Donuts

It's patio season, so don't forget to save some room for a delicious treat while you soak up the sun. Maverick Gourmet Donuts is opening soon and you can try their handmade donuts along with the the fresh air. With an expansive array of classic and seasonal flavours from blueberry, strawberry, chocolate glazed to Boston cream and more, there’s something scrumptious for everyone!

Address: 152 Lakeshore Road East

Mercato Sociale

With its street-side seating and delicious options made with traditional recipes from Sicily, you won't be disappointed by the flavours of Italy at Mercato Social. From classic sandwiches and salads to meals to go and hand-selected goods imported directly from Italy, come explore all that Mercato Sociale has to offer—a true culinary paradise awaits! Oakville location opening June 2023.

Address: 257 Lakeshore Road East

Nadege Patisserie

Are you ready to get your dessert fix this summer? Nadège Patisserie is your go-to destination for all the treats you're craving! Brought to you by acclaimed pastry chef and owner Nadège Nourian. Born in Lyon and honing her skills with MOF’s in France her French pastries, and desserts will have you coming back time and again.

Address: 249 Lakeshore Road East

Nyla's Room

An elegant setting of fine, loose leaf tea, delightful finger sandwiches, classic scones and whimsical petit fours. Enjoy award winning gelato, pastries and confections.


Welcome to Oakberry, where fast food isn't a dirty word. We completely understand how hard it can be to fit healthy eating into our busy lives and that’s why we created Oakberry – to make sure you get the nutrition you need when time is not on your side! From smoothie bowls packed full of vitamins and minerals, to freshly squeezed juices made with natural ingredients, all our meals are created with health in mind. Oakville location opening June 2023.

Address: 327 Lakeshore Rd E


Stop by the Orda patio for an exquisite taste bud experience of Uyghur food, a taste of East Turkistan. While elements of Far Eastern and Chinese cooking are in the fore, Middle Eastern spices and cuts of meat end up in the pot for an intoxicating and thrilling dining adventure.

Address: 111 Trafalgar Rd Reservations: Call (905) 842-0000

Oliver’s Steakhouse

Check out Oliver’s Instagram-worthy patio, decorated with greenery, sleek black furnishings and white tablecloths. Focusing on quality, consistency and genuine hospitality, enjoy some of Oakville’s finest steak and gourmet cuisine in style.

Reservations: Call 905-845-9391 or book online


Paradiso offers a taste of the Mediterranean and a meal on their patio will make you feel like you’re there. For a quieter dining experience, dine on the Navy Street patio with views of Centennial Square. If you prefer a more lively scene, request a table on Lakeshore.

Reservations: Call 905-338-1594 or book online

Piano Piano

Piano Piano is the perfect spot to chow down on some fresh Italian eats while enjoying the relaxed vibe on the patio. In addition to its modern Italian fare, Piano Piano has a variety of fun cocktails and drinks on the menu.

Address: 120 Thomas St.

Reservations: Call 905-815-0120 or book online

Piazza Bistro

The Italian word “piazza” means a public square or marketplace, a fitting name for this popular Italian eatery located in Towne Square, known for its pizza, cappuccinos, gelato and laid-back setting.

Address: 94 George St.

Reservations: Call 905-618-0255

Pizzeria 4 Stelle

Welcome to Pizzeria 4 Stelle, home of authentic Italian pizza spot in Downtown Oakville! Freshly made-to-order individual pizzas topped with crispy pepperoni, stringy melted cheese and juicy tomatoes will leave you wanting more. Their signature pies are created by a fully trained chef who is dedicated to bringing you the unique flavours of true Italian cuisine.

Address: 299 Lakeshore Road East

Pilot Coffee Roasters

Pilot Coffee Roasters is a full-service roastery, wholesaler and café in the heart of Downtown. In addition to ethically sourced coffee they also offer a wide array of baked goods to compliment your brew.


The Ryasat patio is now open to enjoy some of the most delicious and authentic Indian cuisine around. Their chef dishes take inspiration from the richness and variety of traditional Indian flavours, and their staff offer world-class service with customer satisfaction at its core.

Address: 263 Lakeshore Road East

River 16

This season, make a reservation at River 16 Restaurant and Lounge located at 234 Lakeshore Rd. New to Downtown Oakville, River 16 has a ton of great options on the menu with an emphasis on natural, sustainable, and ethically sourced food from local farms and producers.

Address: 234 Lakeshore Rd Reservations: Call 905-338-9937 or book online

Second Cup

Come and discover their selection of coffees, teas, lattes and more. Their varied menu includes hot and cold drinks plus smoothies, meals, snacks, and desserts.

Shanghai Alley Gourmet

Experience the elegance of old Shanghai with a modern twist at Shanghai Alley. Their gourmet cuisine is always made fresh in-house daily with the highest quality local ingredients with no MSG or additives. Savour authentic traditional Shanghainese-style cuisines such as Sang Ji Bao, Xiao Long Bao and a large selection of homemade Noodles as well as traditional handmade Dim Sum.

Address: 191 Lakeshore Road E

Soontorn Bahn Thai

Soontorn Bahn Thai, Oakville’s only Thai restaurant offers an intimate and friendly atmosphere that compliments the authentic Thai cuisine which is freshly prepared using the finest ingredients. Address: 210 Lakeshore Rd E

Reservations: Call 905-815-8488

Sotto Sotto

Boasting a from-scratch kitchen and a wide selection of wines, the patio at Sotto Sotto is the perfect spot to catch up with friends and loved ones. Located outside of the Randall Residences at Trafalgar and Randall find out why this Italian restaurant is a must-visit spot.

Reservations: 416-962-0011

Sunnyside Grill

Welcome back to Sunnyside Grill, where you're sure to be greeted with a smile and warm welcoming service. Enjoy eating breakfast or lunch alfresco on this sun-drenched patio spot while experiencing chef-driven cuisine prepared with the utmost attention to freshness and quality ingredients - grade AAA large eggs, a blend of pork & beef sausages, and premium grade bacon.

Address: 337 Lakeshore Rd E

The King’s Arms

The King’s Arms is the perfect place to unwind at the end of the day, catch a game in the evening or on the weekends, or join a group of friends on the patio for apps. The patio is located in the courtyard of a historic building, transporting you to the village pubs of old England. Seating is also available on the Church Street side of the building. Address: 323 Church St.

The Simple Kitchen

Enjoy an incredible selection of delicious menu items that are both nutritious and fulfilling. Come relax on our inviting patio and enjoy one of our healthy dishes in an atmosphere that prioritizes well-being - it's more than just eating out, it's living life well!

Address: 137 Lakeshore Rd E

The Queen’s Head

The Queen’s Head in the heart of Downtown Oakville is a neighbourhood gem. With unmatched hospitality and an extremely welcoming and cozy vibe, this English-style hangout serves classic pub grub and is the perfect spot to catch up with friends and loved ones.

Address: 118 Dunn St.

Reservations: Call 905-842-3070

The Works Craft Burger & Beer

Sink your teeth into a juicy burger or mouth-watering poutine while soaking up the sun on the Works’ patio. The Works also offers vegetarian, vegan and gluten-friendly options like the Beyond Sexy burger and the Waldork salad. YUM!

Reservations: Call 905-337-9675

Tribeca Coffee Co. |

Visit this New York inspired Coffee House in the heart of Downtown, featuring the highest quality coffees and teas. This hip, work-friendly hangout also features baked goods as well as local favourite Wall Flower specialty donuts.

Verace Italian Restaurant

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

Reservations: Call 905-337-0080 or book online


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