9 Dog-Friendly Patios in Canmore and Kananaskis | Canmore Kananaskis

9 Dog-Friendly Patios in Canmore and Kananaskis

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Summer in Canmore means one thing – it’s patio season! With an abundance of pet-friendly dining options in town, you can enjoy mouthwatering food and beverages while your furry friend enjoys the fresh mountain air by your side. Unleash your culinary adventure this summer with these dog-friendly patios that are sure to get tails wagging.

#1 Harvest Cafe

Tucked away in downtown Canmore, Harvest Cafe provides a charming spot for a leisurely breakfast or lunch with your canine pal. Their flower-adorned outdoor patio invites you to delight in fresh, all-day breakfast dishes or perfectly- grilled paninis. Don’t forget to treat yourself to a delectable pastry and a cup of freshly brewed coffee.

#2 Eclipse Coffee Roasters

Located on our vibrant Main Street, Eclipse Coffee Roasters features expertly crafted coffee and light bites. Take a sip of a single-origin espresso or an iced latte and pair it with a flavour-packed pastry or sandwich. Eclipse Coffee Roaster’s patio is a hit among dog owners – your pup will appreciate lounging in the shade and receiving affectionate pets from friendly passersby.

#3 Tank310 @ The Grizzly Paw Brewery

Tank310 features a lush outdoor space, dubbed the GrizzlyBBQ Beer Garden, with “pawsome” panoramic views. You and your furry companion can indulge in a scrumptious meal like the classic Tank Burger accompanied by a thirst-quenching Grizzly Paw beer brewed only steps away. With water dishes available on site, the GrizzlyBBQ Beer Garden at Tank310 is perfect for enjoying quality outdoor time with your pet.

#4 Beamer's Coffee Bar

For a much-needed energy boost, bring your furry friend to Beamer’s Coffee Bar. The outdoor patios at both the downtown Canmore and Shops of Canmore locations are the “pawfect” spot to relish a cup of their renowned coffee or indulge in a tempting pastry. Your dog will appreciate the laid-back atmosphere and the chance to soak up some sun as you savour your treats.

#5 The Drake Pub

The Drake Pub is a Canmore gem known for its energetic vibe, fantastic food, and hospitable staff. Their dog-friendly patio is an ideal place to unwind and share the “tails” of your adventures. Treat yourself to one of their signature dishes like Fish and Chips or the Mountain Burger as your pup relaxes in the refreshing mountain breeze.

#6 Communitea Cafe

Healthy food enthusiasts and their pups will fall in love with the serene patio at Communitea Cafe. Offering a tempting array of organic meals and beverages, this cafe caters to those seeking guilt-free indulgence. Sip on a cup of premium tea, crunch on a crisp salad, or enjoy a tantalizing smoothie bowl while your dog rests in the shade, ideal for a relaxing break.

#7 Market Bistro

Enjoy fresh, farm-to-table cuisine at Market Bistro in the scenic Three Sisters neighborhood. Indulge in dishes like duck confit or the bison burger while your dog enjoys the quiet outdoor patio. Market Bistro’s welcoming setting and attentive service make it a top choice for pet-friendly dining in Canmore.

#8 Mount Engadine Lodge

Experience the tranquility of Mount Engadine Lodge in the heart of Kananaskis. This pet-friendly lodge offers a serene outdoor patio with stunning wilderness views. Day travelers passing through Kananaskis Country can enjoy afternoon tea and charcuterie, served daily from 2-5pm. Perfect for a peaceful retreat with your dog, this is a must-do for nature lovers seeking a nourishing activity in the Canadian Rockies.

#9 Bridgette Bar

Located in the heart of Spring Creek, Bridgette Bar offers an upscale dining experience. Their spacious outdoor patio is covered and heated year-round, making it an ideal spot to enjoy a gourmet meal or refreshing cocktail with your furry friend by your side no matter what the mountain weather brings. With a diverse menu featuring a variety of sharing plates, pizzas, and pasta dishes, there’s something to suit every palate.

Need more information on pet-friendly travel to Canmore and Kananaskis? Read our blog on planning your next dog-friendly getaway or contact the Canmore Visitor Information Centre.

In Canmore and Kananaskis, our natural ecosystems and stunning landscapes are the heart and soul of our local mountain culture. Before your visit, we encourage you to sign the Pledge to the Peaks, committing to mindful exploration to ensure the safety of all inhabitants of the region and preserve the beauty of our unfiltered wilderness for generations to come.