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7 great temporary pop-up restaurants patios in Vancouver

If you didn't know, the City of Vancouver allowed businesses to set up temporary patio permits for free from June 1 until October 31, 2020. This program was implemented to help small and local businesses impacted by COVID-19.

It's patio season, and now that many of these pop-up patios are built and already serving Vancouverites from all over, we're sharing 10 of our favourite patios that we've either passed by, seen, or dined-in to!

Overlooking West 16th Avenue is Yuwa's brand new patio featuring cushioned chairs, lattice dividers, a large, 11-foot umbrella, plenty of greenery and plenty of cool shade in the hottest hours of the evening.

Enjoy their amazing traditional Japanese food paired with delicious wine and sake in the heart of Upper Kitsilano.

Just look at that; a great, socially-distanced seating setup with an incredible view!

They've extended their patio alongside their newly extended summer features, including a lineup of refreshing new cocktails and their new EL CALLAO seafood tower.

This Latin American restaurant on Main St. has one of the liveliest patios in the city! Enjoy some tacos and delicious drinks along one of the best strips in Vancouver!

Not feeling tacos? How about some pizza? No worries, you'll have to choose once you get down to Main, cause right next door to El Camino's, is Pizzeria Grano! Brownie points for one of the cutest patios we've seen yet!

We all love MeeT on Main! IF you don't know about this awesome, delicious restaurant, their new patio space should give you an aesthetically-pleasing reason why you should check them out! Not to mention some of THE best vegan and gluten-friendly options around town.

We've been to this patio last summer, and they've reopened it again so you can enjoy the Vancouver-famous tacos!

Another Instagram-worthy patio for you to enjoy time with your friends, good eats, and drinks!

So in front of their patio-patio, is the street patio! Yaletown Brewing Co. is one of the go-to spots in the city, and now they've extended their seating for you enjoy safely and socially distanced!

$8 for an Aperol Spritz sounds pretty darn good, too! (Every single day and night, too)

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