July 30, 2014 10:32 am
Updated: July 30, 2014 10:46 am

Top 10 restaurants for outdoor dining in Calgary

River Café, located in the middle of Prince's Island Park in Calgary.

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CALGARY – The last thing anyone wants on a hot summer day is to be stuck inside their kitchen.

If you’re looking for a sunny patio where you can enjoy a good meal, there are plenty of local eateries you can visit.

Virtual reservation website OpenTable.com has compiled a list of the top spots for outdoor dining in Calgary, based on feedback from their users.

Here are the restaurants that made the cut:

River Café

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Cuisine: Canadian
About: Located in the middle of Prince’s Island Park and accessed on foot via one of four bridges or causeways.
Address: 25 Prince’s Island Park SW Calgary, AB T2P 0R1

Cuisine: Southwest
About: A seventy seat upscale casual style restaurant, with an additional fifty seat enclosed patio and veranda.
Address: 338 17th Ave SW Calgary, AB T2S 0A8

Bonterra Trattoria
Cuisine: Italian
About: Vibrant cuisine reflects the passions, style, and gusto that is the hallmark of the Italian way of life.
Address: 1016 8 St SW Calgary, AB T2R 1K2

The Bavarian Inn Restaurant
Cuisine: Contemporary German
About: The restaurant is nestled in the hamlet of Bragg Creek, Alberta in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Address: 75 White Avenue Box 808 Bragg Creek, AB T0L 0K0

Cuisine: Italian
About: Located in the heart of 17th Avenue SW, Cibo offers casual Italian food.
Address: 1012 17 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2T 0A5

Symons Roadhouse
Cuisine: Barbecue
About: Located at Symons Valley Ranch Farmers Market. Chef Kevin Turner serves farm to table, southern BBQ and stick to your ribs comfort food.
Address: 14555 Symons Valley Road NW Calgary, AB T3R 1J1

Redwater Rustic Grille – Aspen Estates
Cuisine: Californian
About: Redwater Rustic Grille’s market driven menu is an interpretation of contemporary West Coast Cuisine with signature dishes and innovative creations.
Address: 114 – 326 Aspen Glen Landing SW Calgary, AB T3H 0N5

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant
Cuisine: Canadian
About: The Bow Valley Ranche has two restaurants where people come and go in Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Address: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE Calgary, AB T2J 7A7

Cuisine: International
About: Inspired by their backgrounds and travels, Chef/Owners Uri Heilik and Rogelio Herrera invite you on an escape to a unique experience in fine dining.
Address: 220 42 Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 1Y4

Raw Bar by Duncan Ly
Cuisine: Vietnamese
About: Raw Bar will service the poolside oasis at Hotel Arts.
Address: 119 – 12th Ave SW (Hotel Arts) Calgary, AB T2R 0G8

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