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15 Awesome Patios with Happy Hours
By Derrick Szuszkiel

Courtesy of Buffalo Mountain Lodge

There are few things more iconic than having an ice-cold beer or cocktail on a sunny summer patio. For your enjoyment we’ve come up with a list of fifteen awesome Rocky Mountain patios with happy hours.

Banff Patios with Happy Hours

Buffalo Mountain Lodge Erik McRitchie

Photo by Erik McRitchie

Buffalo Mountain Lodge: The Sleeping Buffalo Lounge is offering happy hour from 3-5pm Sunday to Friday. You can enjoy some delicious craft beer, prosecco as well as an aperol spritz cocktail for only $6! You can also savour this great deal on their secluded patio with gorgeous mountain views.

Elk and Oarsman Patio

Photo by the Elk and Oarsman

The Elk and Oarsman: This premiere sports bar and restaurant has a fantastic rooftop patio. Enjoy the views while you take advantage of their daily happy hour from 3-6pm and 5pm till close on Sundays. Their specials feature $5 draft beer, $6-$9 glasses of wine and 2 oz cocktails for $7.

Melissa’s Missteak: Beginning in June, Melissa’s will be opening a street level patio. Dine on their renowned steaks with some of their amazing drink specials. Their happy hour runs from 4-7pm daily with a dollar off draft beers and bottles. The lounge also offers even more specials for you to enjoy.

Margaritas at Chili's Banff

Photo by Chili's Banff

Chilis: Located in the Fox Hotel and Suites, this tex-mex restaurant features a dog friendly patio! To top it off, you can sip on their daily happy hour specials from 3-6pm. Each day offers its own unique drink special such as $5 draft beers, a bucket of Coronas for $25 as well as specials on Caesars, screwdrivers and margaritas!

Fairmont Banff Springs: The Castle in the Rockies has you covered for great patios and happy hour specials. The Waldhaus Pub has a great view of the Stanley Thompson Golf Course. Their Lookout Patio has one of the most coveted patio views in all of Banff. The connecting Rundle Lounge has a wide variety of cocktails to sample, while their classy Vermillion Room has a happy hour that runs every day from 5-6pm.

Canmore Patios with Happy Hours

Patio at Tavern 1883

Photo by Tavern 1883

 

Tavern 1883: This award-winning restaurant has a gorgeous eighty-person patio that also features beautiful mountain views. Their afternoon happy hour runs form 3-5pm Sunday to Friday. You can get $5 draft beer and wine as well as $4 highballs. These won't stay for long though! Their new summer menu and specials are just around the corner!

 

Table Food + Drink: The patio at this beautiful restaurant is sure to please with its fantastic views, overhead lights and a warm fireplace for chilly evenings. You can also enjoy their daily happy hour from 3-6pm with $4 drink specials!

The Rose and Crown's shaded riverside patio

The Rose and Crown's shaded riverside patio

The Rose and Crown: This friendly pub has one of the nicest patios in town. It’s delightfully shaded and features riverside as well as mountain views. You can also grab a bite at their burger shack that’s right on the patio. Their happy hour specials run every day of the week with deals on draft beer, wine and specialty cocktails.

Patrinos: This Canmore institution has a patio with a panoramic view of the mountains. Their happy hour specials can’t be beat! Every day of the week you can get pints of AGD for $4.75 and Highballs for $3.75 in their pub. Their happy hour also runs every day from 3-7pm with Bud Light, Steam Whistle and Canmore Brewing Ten Peaks Ale for $6.75.

Two of the Drake's four patios

Two of the Drake's four patios

The Drake: This smokehouse has four different patios all with stunning mountain views. Taste some amazing BBQ from their inhouse smoker while you sip on some beverages. Their happy hour runs from 4-7pm with $5.50 draft, $4.75 domestic bottles and $4.50 highballs! Don’t forget about their daily food and drinks specials!

Jasper Patios with Happy Hours

Earls in the Rockies' beautiful wrap around patio

Earls in the Rockies' beautiful wrap around patio

Earls in the Rockies: Earl’s wrap around patio offers fantastic vistas. You can double your fun on their patio with two happy hours! From 3-6pm and 9pm-close they have Rhino draft, sangria as well as Rascal red and white wines for $5.50. Come and check out all the other delicious drinks they have on special.

Enjoy a cold on Montana's three patios

Enjoy a cold on Montana's three patios

Montana’s BBQ and Bar: This Jasper barbecue spot has a unique drink special every day. Enjoy some of their draft beers, cocktails or wines on three balcony patios overlooking Jasper.     

Olive Bistro: While you take in Colin Range mountain views you can take advantage of the best happy hour in town! Every day from 5-6pm you can get $5 cocktails, craft beer, wine and $3.75 domestic bottles. They’ll also treat you to 25% off bottles of wine during happy hour.

Amazing views on the Whisky Jack Grill patio

Amazing views on the Whisky Jack Grill patio

The Whisky Jack Grill: Their lovely patio is a fantastic place to enjoy some happy hour drinks! From 4:30-6:30pm you can get $5 pints of imported beer like Stiegl, Pilsner Urquell, Edinger Dunkel and O’Hara Stout. Wine lovers can get $5 6 oz glasses and 1 oz highballs are just $5.

Something Else: This classic Jasper steakhouse has a cozy street level patio. You can take in the sights and sounds while sampling their fantastic food and marvellous drink specials offered day and night.

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