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Six Vancouver Island restaurants land on list of 100 best outdoor dining spots in Canada

It’s officially patio season. Here are some of the best in B.C., according to OpenTable.
Boom + Batten has been named to OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada. DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST

It’s officially patio season, which means it’s the perfect time to dine at a restaurant that features an awesome outdoor space.

To help you pick the perfect spot, the online restaurant-reservation service OpenTable has released its list of Top 100 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada.

And 27 of them happen to be in B.C.

In Greater Victoria, the list named: Med Grill; Boom + Batten; Finn’s Seafood Chops Cocktails; Glo Restaurant + Lounge; Steamship Grill & Bar; and The Butchart Gardens The Dining Room.

In and around Vancouver (including West Vancouver and North Vancouver): Beach House; Cantina Norte; Dockside Restaurant; LIFT Bar Grill View; Oddfish Restaurant; PIER 7 restaurant + bar; Provence Marinaside; and Tap & Barrel Shipyards.

In and around Metro Vancouver: Duffey’s Sports Grill at Northview GCC in Surrey; Hart House Restaurant in Burnaby; Haven Kitchen + Bar in Langley; Pat Quinn’s Restaurant & Bar in Delta; The Story Cafe Eatery & Bar in Richmond; and Uli’s Restaurant in White Rock.

In Kelowna and the Okanagan area: 19 Okanagan Grill + Bar; BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Winery; Earls Kitchen + Bar; Home Block at CedarCreek Estate Winery; Lakeside Dining Room at Hotel Eldorado; Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery; and Shaughnessy’s Cove.

The cross-Canada list was compiled by analyzing more than one million reviews from diners, along with website metrics such as ratings and outdoor-dining specific preference selections by users, according to the OpenTable team.

“From patios to rooftops, our list of Top 100 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining has an alfresco dining setting for all,” Matt Davis, country director for OpenTable in Canada, said.