The Best Patios Every Tourist Should Visit This Summer

Make the most of patio season and check out these nine hot spots before the summer ends!

After a long day at work or just because, it's great to indulge in some sun, great food and cold drinks. Kick back, relax, and enjoy exploring the city's best patios this summer.

Outspoken Brewing

This new patio has the best vibes and is the perfect place to chill on a summer night. 

Located at 350 Queen St E, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Fluid Boardwalk Patio + Grill

When the weather here in Sault Ste. Marie is hot, there's no better place to meet friends than this vibrant outdoor terrace, which is open seasonally for lunch and dinner.

Located at 208 St. Mary's Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Rock Star

This newly renovated patio downtown is a dance and night club and offers live music most Friday and Saturday nights. Check out the upcoming entertainment for your next night out on the town.

Located at 684 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Burger Don

Burger Don is a Prohibition-era burger joint featuring gourmet burgers, build-your-own burgers, gourmet hot dogs, tacos, spiked milkshakes, and craft beers, with a killer patio.

Located at 7 Great Northern Road, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. 

Upper Deck Bar & Grill - Canadian Motor Hotel

This laid-back lounge and patio offer excellent food, great service and cold drinks. This is what summer is all about!

Located at 410 Pim Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

Q Cafe & Bakery

This warm, family-run coffee house is dedicated to bringing 
premium fresh-roasted coffee, baked goods, yummy desserts and other tasty treats to the Sault Ste. Marie area. It offers a variety of dishes on the lunch menu to enjoy on the brand new patio in the heart of downtown.

Located at 472 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.


Fratelli's is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner and is fully licenced with an extensive selection of beer and wines. Couple the menu with Fratelli's warm, relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, and patio, you'll have a true authentic Italian experience at Fratelli's!                

Wacky Wings

The perfect relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy a meal in a fun environment. Priding themselves on having the friendliest, most caring staff around, who will go above and beyond to ensure your dining experience with them is nothing short of a treat. Catering to families, large groups, sporting teams and sports enthusiasts alike. Come for the food, stay for the fun, and enjoy the large outdoor patio when the weather invites you to pull up a seat!

Cafe Natura

Café Natüra was created by a group of health care professionals with a passion for healing through whole foods and nutritional, homeopathic and herbal supplements. The menu has been designed with input from our experts to make eating both tasty and nutritious. Pull up a seat on a sunny day on their quaint patio and enjoy some great food for breakfast or lunch.

Located at 75 Elgin Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON.

About Dionne Elgie

Dionne Elgie grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and has a deep personal love for this city, and like many Saultites, a real passion for the great outdoors. Along with her team at DIG (Digital Intelligence Group)—she works with Tourism Sault Ste. Marie to curate compelling travel stories and collect truly useful tour tips that appeal to both local residents and out-of-town visitors. You can contact Dionne at—she’d love to hear from you!

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