Our Favourite Oakville Patios – Refreshingly Al Fresco!

Article Written by Becky Dumais

Every Canadian knows that summer here in the Great White North is blissful but brief. When the temperature hits “patio season”, we faithfully flock to our nearest and dearest eateries to enjoy food and drink in the company of friends and family. If these fine Oakville, Burlington and Bronte establishments aren’t already on your list of haunts, they soon will be. Here’s to patio hopping all summer long!





Paradiso Restaurant   |   125 Lakeshore Road, E.   |   paradisorestaurant.com
Paradiso’s Oakville location has held prime patio real estate on the corner of Navy Street and Lakeshore Road for 20 years. With its Mediterranean menu and $5 select martinis and wines by the glass, it’s a truly inviting outdoor destination. A popular Mediterranean menu, winemaker’s dinners and Two Can Dine menu for $60 every Monday.


The Gingerman Social Eatery   |   335 Kerr Street   |   gingerman.ca

Can’t make it to Maine this summer? Simply pull up a seat at this patio and enjoy the signature Lobster Bisque!

Julia’s Ristorante   |   312 Lakeshore Road, E.   |   juliasristorante.com
Enjoy Julia’s “LataLiano” cuisine on the partially covered patio that’s complete with large, lush urns and planters. Soft lighting makes it ideal for an evening repast, even if it starts to rain.


Stoney’s Bread Company   |   325 Kerr Street    |   stoneysbreadcompany.com
Stoney’s quaint patio is in the heart of Kerr Village and is always bustling with sandwich enthusiasts and pizza paramours.

Corks Restaurant   |   312 Lakeshore Road East    |   corksrestaurant.ca
Sister restaurant to the legendary Season’s in Downtown Oakville, Corks serves Spanish and Portuguese American inspired food in traditional tapas style.


Harper’s Landing   |   481 Cornwall Road   |  harperslanding.ca

Brightly lit by large windows and soaring ceilings inside the architecturally magnificent building, Harper’s also boasts a huge patio outside. With live music and patio parties throughout the summer, this is a great destination for both lunch and dinner.

Piazza Bistro   |   94 George Street   |  piazzabistro.com

An rustic Italian cafe and restaurant with legendary meatballs and a patio that sits under a canopy of trees. Located in the heart of Downtown Oakville in Towne Square, it’s also serves mouthwatering gelato and outstanding coffee.


Jonathans & J-Bistro   |   120 Thomas Street   |  jonathansofoakville.com

Relax on the J-Bistro patio and enjoy French escargots, gourmet pizza or oysters on the half shell. Live music on weekends!

7 Enoteca   |   216 Lakeshore Road East   |  the7.ca

7 uses an authentic wood burning oven to cook their pizza’s. Enjoy a 7 Sangria, exclusive Italian wines and fresh, local food in the heart of Towne Square, surrounded by lush planters.



For Burlington patios click here. For Bronte patios click here.

Do you have a favourite patio in Oakville that isn’t on this list? Tell us about it and we’ll add it! You can write us here.

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