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Explore Summer Patios in OEV

Updated: Jul 20, 2021

As the pandemic restrictions lift, we look forward to welcoming you back to Old East Village to explore all there is to offer. From the patios at cafés and breweries and distilleries to shops reopening, there are a lot of things to see leading into the summer months. Excitedly, we’re also excited to announce that our Construction Dollars Program has returned! Make sure to keep an eye out on our social media for contests and giveaways.

Read on for a collection of patios that have opened for the summer in OEV.

The Patio at Union Ten Distillery in action!

Patios in OEV

With the start of summer, comes the start of patio season! Enjoy a socially distanced patio in Old East Village and discover some hidden gems.

Grab an iced coffee with the perfect ice ratio at Backroads Café and Tavern!

Backroads Café & Tavern

Stop by the newly opened patio at Backroads Café & Tavern! There are lots of drink options to try, including the Oat Milk latte or a refreshing iced coffee with the perfect blend and coffee to ice ratio. They also rotate seasonal baked goods made with fresh and local ingredients!

The Anderson Craft Ales Strawberry Sour featuring Heeman's strawberries.

Anderson Craft Ales and Eat OA

Anderson Craft Ales is a family-owned and operated brewery specializing in small-batch handcrafted, premium beers. Make sure to check out their patio this summer and grab a bite to eat from Eat OA. They also have brunch available on Sundays from 10-2pm.

With ample seating, the patio is a great place to spend summer nights! Check out their new Heeman’s Strawberry Sour drink in partnership with local favourite, Heeman’s!

The dreamy beach patio at Union Ten (access from municipal parking lot 2).

Union Ten Distillery

Are you looking at heading to the beach but don’t want to make the road trip? Make sure to check out the patio oasis at Union Ten Distillery, otherwise known as the ‘Sand Beach

Patio’ in the back. Grab a cocktail and try one of their delicious stone-fired, Neapolitan- style pizzas!

Old East 765 Bar and Grill! Their patio is located around the back.

Old East 765 Bar and Grill

Located at the heart of Old East Village and a large supporter of live, local music, check out the back patio at Old East 765 Bar and Grill and enjoy a refreshing drink and a bite to eat in the sun. Known as the neighbourhood bar where everyone knows your name!

The patio at Mockingbird Bar.

Mockingbird Bar

Did you know that OEV has a speakeasy? Mockingbird bar is located as a speakeasy in Whistling Dicks Barbershop. Make sure to drop by their dreamy patio this summer, open from 5 pm - 2am!

The patio at London Brewing.

London Brewing

London Brewing brews beer that showcases local, organic ingredients. Check out their patio and take a seat and enjoy a brew beside the colourful mural. Visit their socials for the rotating food trucks that come onsite!

The Powerhouse Brewery patio at 100 Kellogg Lane.

Powerhouse Brewery and Paradigm Distillery Co.

There’s lots to explore at 100 Kellogg! Drop by Powerhouse Brewery and Paradigm Distillery Co. this summer to check out their patio and grab a drink and a bite to eat.

While you’re in the area, make sure to check out The Icebox, a self-contained ice cream truck that runs on solar power, ice cream chilled by the sun!

Dundas and Sons and Doing Fine Kitchen's patio on Adelaide.

Dundas and Sons Brewery and Doing Fine Kitchen

Check out the patio seating at Dundas and Sons Brewery, a micro-brewery that specializes in locally sourced organic/all-natural craft beers, wines, spirits, and cocktails. They have teamed up with Doing Fine Kitchen to provide some delicious bites to go along with the brews, like the delicious mozzarella sticks.

The patio at 10Eighteen Café.


Look for the colourful seating! Specializing in fresh pour-over coffee, 10Eighteen Café has reopened its patio seating. Grab an iced drink and a sweet treat, such as a blueberry crumble bar or perhaps stop by for a yummy breakfast and try an avocado toast!

Make sure to check out these spots and get out and safely enjoy the summer sun at a local patio in Old East Village! Visit the businesses in OEV as they start to open up and support local.

Follow us on social media to stay updated with Construction Dollars contests and promotions. We look forward to welcoming you back to the village!

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Snappy Turtle
Snappy Turtle
Jun 30, 2021

I can't wait to visit! The icebox sounds so delicious

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