With 330 days of sunshine, you bet downtown Medicine Hat has outdoor spots you can enjoy!
Being Canada’s Sunniest City, of course Medicine Hat’s has outdoor eateries to enjoy the summer sunshine. If you’re traveling with a furry friend, find out where they can tag along with Linda Hoang’s Ultimate Guide to Dog-Friendly Patios in Medicine Hat, or call ahead to confirm.
An outdoor, family-friendly patio where local beer is served on tap, cocktails are mixed to amaze, and food trucks stop by to fill the tummies of hungry residents and travelers.
Local Tip: Order the flight of beer with The Hat’s Olive Tap’s oil selection to add to the flavour of your beer!
Moose & Squirrel Bistro
You’ll find Alberta-made buttermilk ice cream and sorbet in cones, milkshakes, and floats, along with a food, cocktail, and mocktail menu.
Local Tip: Check out the specials based on a new theme each week!
LOCAL Public Eatery
With a patio seating area that’s as large as the indoor seating area, the atmosphere is energetic. With a backyard feel in all the best ways, you can fully let loose and relax under the sunshine.
Local Tip: Be sure to make a reservation. The patio is large, but it fills up quickly!
Poolhouse Café & Roastery
A beautiful boarded patio that's a spotlight for the sun. In the summer, fill up and hydrate on the patio at Poolhouse Café & Roastery.
Local Tip: Check their display case for a full selection of freshly-baked treats!
Station Coffee Company
If the sun is out, it is directly hitting Station Coffee Company’s patio — an iced-coffee hasn’t tasted more refreshing.
Local Tip: The local café has a tea on tap that’s a nice alternative for a non-caffeinated beverage.
Travois Ale Works
Along with a quaint patio, this micro-brewery has everything beer — beer cocktails, canned and bottled beer, good ol’ beer on tap, and beer slushies, which are especially refreshing on a hot summer’s day.
Local Tip: Check their social media and see if they’re hosting a trivia night during your visit!
An enclosed and beautiful patio with views of Third Street, indulge in Korean-style cuisine with the weekly rotating lunch menu and ready-to-take-home kimchi and baked goods.
Local Tip: Order the home-made corn dog for a delicious snack!
Casa Amigos Cantina
Painted artistry indoors and a hot spot for live music, Casa Amigos Cantina’s menu is full of flavour.
Local Tip: Enjoy a meal and drinks before heading inside for some live entertainment!
The Hat’s Olive Tap
With a few tables and chairs along the sidewalk, have a fresh and colourful meal outside the tuscan-themed oil and balsamic taphouse.
Local Tip: Add a fresh-pressed juice, locally-made kombucha, or smoothie to your meal!
Country Crumbs Bakery & Cafe
A farmhouse-style bakery, with tables and chairs indoors, and along the sidewalk to get in some fresh air.
Local Tip: The coffee machine is always on, and pairs well with a sweet or savoury treat!
Dayz Off Pub:
Slushies in the sunshine on a patio is always a sweet experience, and Dayz Off Pub has a handful of flavours to choose from.
Local Tip: If you’re with a group, the platter of appetizers is the best way to go!
Grit City Distillery:
Enclosed by a beautiful, tall wood fence, Grit City Distillery’s patio is large and full of sunshine. Enjoy a locally-crafted cocktail using the liquor made in the distillery attached to the tasting room and one of their specialty home-made pizzas.
Local Tip: If you don’t want full sun, sit inside! The main door remains open during the warmer months, letting in the summer breeze!
Silver Buckle Sports Bar:
A classic go-to local eatery and bar in Medicine Hat. An afternoon or evening on the patio is sure to bring good times and many laughs.
Local Tip: Order the $5.55 steak sandwich, a local favourite!