Patio season is in full effect and triple-digit weather is our new norm, so we’ve rounded up 20 patios with fans and misters! Check them out so you can kick back while keeping cool (well, as cool as possible) all over Austin!

Updated June 2023



Aba Austin Patio

Aba's California-inspired Mediterranean eats draw you in, but the picturesque patio will make you stay! Enjoy the patio underneath a giant, sprawling tree providing shade and scenery, with sleek and modern decor! It's the perfect spot for a GNO, date night, or summertime lunch. The bar is also so gorgeous if you want to be closer to the refills! We can't get enough of this dreamy space, and if you ever find yourself in Chicago, there's an Aba there too!

South Congress | Directions


Locally owned and operated, Black Sheep Lodge is a South Austin neighborhood bar and grill which has become a staple in the 78704! Black Sheep Lodge is the perfect place to come munch on an incredible burger and relax with a beverage from a full bar, a frozen margarita, a glass of wine, or one of their 26 beers on tap and over 125 bottled beers! 

S. Lamar | Directions


Paying tribute to a historic Austin neighborhood, Bouldin Acres is a local restaurant and bar with lively entertainment! It's the perfect spot to enjoy the Texas outdoors, with good food, good drinks, a phenomenal patio, and even better company!

Bouldin | Directions


Ten years of great coffee, local beers, housemade infusions, food trailers, community giveback, and more! Enjoy a comedy show, open mic night, and other fun events on Buzz Mill Coffee's outdoor patio.

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A space where you can relax and be enriched by meaningful connections, natural environments, and genuinely warm hospitality! City, suburbs, or country, Cosmic is not just a bar or cafe, it’s a sustainability-focused gathering space where you can disconnect from your normal routine, have fun, enjoy unique experiences, and reconnect with friends, natural spaces, and community.

South Austin | Directions


Easy Tiger

Easy Tiger is a roadside oasis and patio up North, a funky bar and outdoor events venue on the East side, and a family-friendly, scenic respite off South Lamar! Enjoy 36 rotating beers on tap, live music, trivia, game day viewings, and more. It's also dog and kid-friendly, so bring the whole crew for a fun day in the sun!

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Over the years, Home Slice has evolved from a scrappy local mom-and-pop pizzeria into an iconic Austin landmark! Serving NY-style pizza that has a crisp, stone-baked Neapolitan crust, a variety of toppings, and slices so large it’s customary to fold them down the middle to eat. Grab your friends and a spot on the patio for some fresh air and pizza!

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Your favorite east-side music venue with a huge patio, full bar, food truck, and two stages! Hotel Vegas is located in the heart of the east sixth street arts and entertainment district, next to the neighboring sister bar The Volstead Lounge. Enjoy live music and DJs just about every day of the week!

East Austin | Directions


Situated on a sunny corner of South Congress Avenue, June’s offers breakfast, brunch, and grab-and-go pastries and coffee by morning, with an all-day bistro menu late into the evenings! Pair your bites with wines and sips from the bar, which frequently change so you can always try something new! The stunning interior features a vintage jukebox, cozy banquette seating, and a long marble bar. The restaurant also has a petite patio, ideal for people-watching and hanging with your pup! 

Soco | Directions


Justine's is a charming French restaurant housed in an old house with a Stevie Nicks-meets-New Orleans atmosphere. Their menu features delicious traditional French dishes -- but the real highlight is their outstanding outdoor patio, renowned as one of the city's best! They also have semi-private tented cabanas with chandeliers for an even more enchanting experience. If you're looking for a fun bar with attractive people and delectable French food, Justine's is a must-visit!

East Austin | Directions


Kinda Tropical

Kinda Tropical is exactly the sort of hangout spot you’re looking for -- a full bar, food from morning to night, parking, and chill patios! Enjoy brunch with your friends (or pup), sip on a cold brew while sending some emails, or have a cocktail or two on their spacious patio!

East Austin | Directions


Relax at a dog-friendly hangout, nestled under the shade of spreading oak trees! With over 11 acres of space, this venue features a patio with live music, volleyball courts, and food trailers. Enjoy a drink from the patio bars while your furry friend explores the ample lawn area, or catch the latest games on the big screen and indulge in delicious food from the food trailers. They're also family-friendly and welcome children until 6pm daily!

Menchaca | Directions


This sports bar with a modern interior, offering a wide selection of cocktails, draft brews, and delicious grub. While it's not your typical sports bar, multiple high-definition TVs ensure you won't miss any sports action. With a focus on quality and a menu ranging from classic favorites to unique twists, this sports bar is the perfect spot for sports enthusiasts and social gatherings with its ample patio!

S. Lamar | Directions


Established in 2014, Radio is a popular venue known for its ample outdoor seating areas and expanded parking lot. It's also known to be a hip spot for coffee, beer, and pastries, plus several food trucks out back. The food truck lineup includes the renowned Veracruz All Natural, the delightful Thai truck Dee Dee, and the newer addition of Briscuits 512, offering delectable barbecue and biscuits!

Menchaca | DIrections



This Austin Eastside neighborhood bakery, café, bar, and beer garden is full of charm, along with an array of handcrafted fresh baked goods, sandwiches, and locally sourced snacks. Plus, sip on sustainable coffee, craft cocktails, and a fantastic array of beer and wine options for both dine-in and takeout. Enjoy your meal on the spacious patio for the perfect chill, crave-worthy afternoon!

East Austin | Directions


This award-winning brewery is known for its diverse selection of beer, wine, hard seltzer, and cider. You can find it in The Yard, an up-and-coming warehouse district. Enjoy a vibrant atmosphere with and Spicy Boy's fried chicken trailer on-site! With a family-friendly environment and a dog-welcoming beer garden, you can bring along your whole crew for some brews!

South Austin | Directions


Nestled in the vibrant West Lake Hills, Sway presents an inviting setting with a garden courtyard, an open kitchen, plus a bar and lounge area. Adding to its allure, Sway also has a covered rooftop bar that offers breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Austin! The menu features Sway's modern Thai cuisine, accompanied by delicious specialty cocktails!

West Lake Hills | Directions


Indulge in TLC all year round at this welcoming hangout! With a family-friendly environment and a seamless indoor-outdoor space, TLC Austin offers over 30 beers on tap and outrageously delicious regional Texas cuisine. Leave your worries behind, unwind, and immerse yourself in the best of South Austin!

South Austin | Directions


Serving up fuel for Austin around the clock, Tyson's Tacos specializes in unique tacos and mouthwatering queso. Whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a late-night craving, they have you covered with a diverse range of creative taco options! Located at a laid-back stand, you can enjoy your tacos in a casual and relaxed setting, complemented by a funky covered patio that adds to the overall vibe.

Airport Blvd | Directions


Yard Bar

Yard Bar in Austin is the city's first bar and restaurant with an off-leash dog park! This unique venue offers a laid-back environment where you can enjoy cold beers, handcrafted cocktails, and seasonal favorites while your furry friends play freely! With its cozy backyard-like atmosphere, Yard Bar is the perfect cozy and fun change of scenery for you and your pup!

North Austin | Directions