There’s still time to make the most of patio season in Halifax! Although summer is beginning to wind down, local businesses are continuing to welcome you to their patios. Even as we move into the cooler months, you can still enjoy a meal and a few drinks outside — just make sure you wrap up in cozy fall layers!
We’ve got the scoop on all the best patios in the city right here. Our partners frequently add new offers so for all the latest information, be sure to check them out on GetintheLoop!
Your Father’s Moustache
This Spring Garden gem is home to an incredible rooftop patio; the perfect spot to take in that late summer sunshine. On weekdays from 4.00pm to 6.00pm, it’s Happy Hour, which means $1 off beer. Plus, they’ve got a whole new tap menu filled with all of your favourite craft beers!
The Auction House
The Auction House is back with a brand new menu and a brand new patio! It’s Wing Night from 4.00pm to 10.00pm on Thursdays, meaning you can enjoy ten wings for $10. Wings not your thing? Stop by between 4.00pm and 11.00pm on Fridays and Saturdays for their $15 sarnie and beer combo — the perfect patio meal!
Antojo Tacos + Tequila
Tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, guacamole, and more. Antojo Tacos + Tequila has the best Mexican food in the city, and a gorgeous outdoor patio for you to enjoy it on. Tacos are $4 each all day at Antojo on Tuesdays and on Mondays, classic margaritas are $6 all day. Try their weekly feature if you’re feeling adventurous!
Pickford & Black
When it comes to ocean views, you can’t get much better than Pickford & Black! Elegant seafood dishes, craft beer, creative cocktails, and a waterfront patio to take it all in on. 2.00pm to 5.00pm, Monday through Friday, stop by for Harbour Hours and enjoy $6 drinks and snacks in the sunshine — or pop in on a Wednesday for $8 whisky sours all day!
The Roxbury Urban Dive Bar
For a fun, upbeat atmosphere, The Roxbury Urban Dive Bar is the place to go. $6 grub, $5.50 shotties, $6 beer, and a recently expanded beer list! Their patio is covered, meaning you can enjoy your meal and your drinks outside, even if the sun’s not shining.
Good Robot Brewing Co.
For a unique beer experience, look no further than Good Robot Brewing Co. They’ve got a huge selection of beers to suit every palate, from Chocolate Banana Porters to West Coast IPAs. Pair your beer with something delicious from the Good Robot Brewing Co. kitchen and enjoy on their dog-friendly patio.
Economy Shoe Shop
The Economy Shoe Shop is a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike, partly because of their spacious outdoor patio. They got a new menu, new vegan options, and they’ve just brought back the Economy Shoe Brew! Plus, their incredibly friendly staff will make sure you have an amazing time.
Gahan House has a lovely patio in the centre of the city where they’re offering $15 patio pitchers all summer long between 12.00pm and 5.00pm every day. Want to try some oysters? Stop by between 4.00pm and 6.00pm (or after 9.00pm) for half pints and half shells: ten oysters and two half pints of beer for $30.
Primal Kitchen is a chef-owned and operated restaurant which serves up stunning dishes made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. Drop in between 4.00pm and 6.00pm every day for $6 glasses of beer and wine. Pair with some amazing bar snacks on their cozy patio.
The Stubborn Goat Gastropub
The Stubborn Goat Gastropub has not one, but two great patios for you to choose from! Head to the rooftop patio for Blue Lobster Rockets in the sun or opt for the outdoor ground floor patio to enjoy their newly expanded craft beer selection. On Saturdays and Sundays, Caesars are just $4 each before 3.00pm and on MacMondays, mac ‘n’ cheese is just $9 a bowl!
The Barrington Steakhouse
Not only does The Barrington Steakhouse have a brand new menu and amazing live music at the weekend, they’ve also got a great hidden gem of a patio! Every day from 4.00pm to 6.00pm, stop in for Sip and Tip for six oysters and a glass of bubbly for just $20.
Halifax’s favourite Irish pub has an amazing patio and they’ve just brought Happy Hour back! Sunday through Friday from 4.00pm to 8.00pm, they’ve got 20oz pints of Guinness for $7, 20oz pints of Keith’s for $5, 5oz glasses of wine for $5, $5 Nova Scotia Spirit Co. well drinks, and 50% off all appetisers (including nachos).
East of Grafton Tavern
East of Grafton has a new cocktail menu and a great patio for you to sip your drinks on! If you haven’t tried their Damn Fancy Nachos yet, you’re missing out. Between 4.00pm and 6.00pm every day, bar snacks are half price and glasses of beer and wine are $2 off.
Little Fish Oyster Bar
Little Fish Oyster Bar just opened their new patio! Try one of their outstanding seafood buckets for the ultimate Maritime seafood experience. Every day from 4.00pm to 6.00pm, it’s Happy Hour at Little Fish — meaning you can pick up $6 Keith’s and oysters of the day for $2 each.
World Tea House
A patio with a tea-lightful twist! World Tea House is Halifax’s best premium loose leaf tea retailer. Let their team treat you to a $3 iced tea or try one of their brilliant True Colours iced tea cocktails for just $4.25. Enjoy in the sunshine in the heart of Halifax’s entertainment district.
Garrison Brewing Co.
Garrison Brewing Co. has a wonderful outdoor patio and an incredible range of craft beer to boot — plus, they’re pet-friendly! Enjoy your beer in the sunshine, pick up a Summer Fun 4-Pack for $14.49 to go, then take a stroll down the Halifax boardwalk and drink in those beautiful ocean views.
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