Contest! Enter to win a $75 gift certificate to Dockside Restaurant

Spring is coming! You know what’s after spring? Summer, glorious summer. You know what goes well with summer? Patio dining. You know where you can find one of the best patios in the city? Granville Island.

Dockside Restaurant is located in the heart of Granville Island. Surrounded by water and gorgeous city views, it offers delicious dishes in an open dining room concept.

The restaurant offers a casual yet refined setting that its perfect for a romantic dinner or a family get together. Their patio is amazing in the summertime and offers award-winning cocktails. I’ve heard they offer a pretty decent brunch as well. But don’t take my word for it. I am giving away a $75 gift certificate for Dockside Restaurant to one lucky reader. This is how you can win:

Comment on this post and tell me what’s your favourite thing to do in Vancouver in the summertime.


Add this to your feed: “I entered to win a $75 gc to @eatDockside from ( via @maryinvancity )


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I will draw the winner on Friday, March 25th, at 4pm. Good luck!
UPDATE: Congratulations Jane Kwan! You’ve won a $75 GC to Dockside Restaurant! I will email you the details.

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29 Comments Add yours

  1. Candice says:

    My fav thing to do is go whale watching!! I LOVE IT! Basically anything to do with tanning and being near the water! Buntzen Lake is key as well :)


  2. Linda says:

    mmm i love eating fish and chips at pajo’s in richmond!


  3. Lyndsey says:

    I love sitting out on a sunny patio with some refreshing beverages in good company, after a long day at the beach/in the sun, followed by noshing on some delicious eats alla dinner party/BBQ with friends. The best.


  4. Cecilia says:

    My favourite thing to do during the summer is grab some gelato and go for a stroll on the waterfront. Or beach. Which ever place I decide to get gelato… :D


  5. Tasha says:

    My favourite thing to do is wandering around Granville Island soaking in all the local goodness


  6. Willow says:

    In the summer I like to go for long hikes and soak up Vancouver’s skyline from the mountains. After the hike, it’s a cold beer on a patio or perhaps some sushi.


  7. Wynnie says:

    Best vancouver day would involve a nice rollerblade around the seawall and then go to marble slab! :) Or biking along steveston dyke!


  8. Angie says:

    I love having a BBQ with my friends in the summer!


  9. gish says:

    I like to go for a walk around White Rock beach and grab some ice cream and people watch. :o)


  10. Skimboarding at Spanish Banks and getting
    some Vitamin D at Wreck Beach!


  11. ruby says:

    my fave summertime activity is walking along the seawall and then sitting in the sun and enjoying the view while enjoying an ice cream.


  12. Jen says:

    I love going to Granville Island for lunch and looking around in all the shops :)


  13. JA says:

    Going for a walk on the seawall!


  14. Jen says:

    I am a Facebook fan!


  15. Jen says:

    I tweeted this giveaway @jbinvan


  16. valerie says:

    Fave summer activities? Why, eating and drinking of course – preferably at Dockside!


  17. mary says:

    Roller blading!


  18. mary says:

    Rollerblading around the seawall!


  19. Vanessa says:

    sitting on the steps of the vancouver art gallery in the sunshine


  20. Dilara says:

    I love going to Granville Island – walking around meeting the various artisans, perusing the public market, taking in the entertainment provided by the various musicians/buskers, and capping it off sitting on a patio while enjoying some seafood and drinks


  21. Jane Kwan says:

    I love biking the seawall! best thing to do in Vancouver in summer!


  22. Robert Lee says:

    Favorite thing to do in the summer is to run around the seawall!


  23. Nicole says:

    My favourite thing to do in the summer is to sit at any of the wonderful beaches and soak in the amazing sun we get! Set up a picnic blanket and some goodies, and just have an awesome time with friends!


  24. LL says:

    Relaxing on the patio in the evening with BBQ, beer and tunes.


  25. Kathy says:

    I love attending all the fun festivals in the summertime. My favorite is Car Free Day on the Drive.


  26. Jane says:

    Going to parks and gardens, going to downtown for shopping


  27. Katherine C says:

    My favourite thing to do in Vancouver in the summertime is spending the afternoon catching up with friends on a patio while sipping on some ice cold bevvies! Can’t wait for it :)

    Have also “liked” your FB page and tweeted (@KatherineKW)

    Cheers ♥


  28. Annie says:

    The dragonboat festival and PNE are great summertime events.


  29. my favorite thing is to explore new parks and beaches.. and of course eat the good food there as well XD !


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