The Potted Pig
10 Dunlop St. East, Barrie
Formally the At The Five restaurant, The Potted Pig has a large west-facing patio right downtown at the five points.
“There is also a nice patio you can choose to dine in – there are half-circle booths, raised tables for bigger groups, smaller booths for couples, and cushioned wicker couches for casual encounters.”
Info.: The Potted Pig
The British Arms
29 Dunlop St. East, Barrie
On the main downtown, The British Arms is on the south site of the street and features a large patio and a good selection of beers as well as other drinks and a menu of British fare favourites.
“During the summer months, there is a nice patio where one can sit with an ice cold beer enjoying the warm breeze and live music.”
Info.: The British Arms
The Queens Hotel
94 Dunlop St. East, Barrie
A large patio in downtown patio at this popular restaurant and night-club. Maybe not the place for a quiet evening, but you can do that anytime.
Info.: The Queens Hotel
66 Dunlop St. East, Barrie
Barrie’s highest patio with a great view of Lake Simcoe. On top of The Bank nightclub, this enclosed patio offers a great view of downtown Barrie and Lake Simcoe.
Kensington Burger Bar
40 Dunlop St. East, Barrie
Features a front and back patio open late and, well, massive (and tasty) burgers made from scratch including The legendary Kitchen Sink (they need 48 hours to prepare that one) as well as other Canadian favourites including a heaping poutine.
Info.: Kensington Burger Bar
Donaleighs Irish Public House
28 Dunlop St. East, Barrie
Serving authentic Irish ales, lagers and stouts along with quality pub fare prepared from fresh ingredients plus front and back patios make this a spot worth checking out.
Fitzy’s Crabshack and Wine Bar
143 Dunlop St. East, Barrie
This downtown spot features live jazz Sundays, martinis and front and back indoor patios. A good spot for passing a Sunday afternoon.
Info.: Fitzy’s Crabshack