You asked and you shall receive… With patio season in full effect and triple-digit weather our new norm, many of y’all have reached out and asked which patios have fans and misters, so we’ve rounded up 20+ patios where you can kick back and enjoy the outdoors while still keeping cool!

Updated June 2023


 

AVANTI

avanti


Avanti is a storied spot for delicious Italian food that sits quietly on the corner of Worthington and McKinney in the heart of uptown, and it’s definitely worth a visit. It's a tranquil oasis that takes you away from the hustle and bustle with a charming enclosed patio that's great for a date night or small group dinner that will transport you to an Italian bistro.

Uptown | Directions

 

CELEBRATION

Celebration's west patio is a great place to dine! The patio features a stone waterfall that creates a relaxing atmosphere, wisteria in bloom during spring. It also has a wood-burning fireplace and heaters for the winter, and misters to keep you cool in summer. Furry friends are also welcomed on their bar patio!

Lovers Lane | Directions

 

CHELSEA CORNER

Where your neighborhood restaurant and bar meets a beautiful beer garden! One of Dallas’ most popular happy hour spots, Chelsea’s Corner, offers a spacious garden and turfed patio filled with misters perfect for brunch, happy hour, or a vibrant night out. Plus it's dog-friendly!

Uptown | Directions

 

HAPPIEST HOUR

Happiest Hour


If you are looking for a lively rooftop and large downtown outdoor space, Happiest Hour is the place to go. This spot is great for groups with their large outdoor picnic-style tables and also for drinks and dancing with a DJ on the weekends! 

Harwood District | Directions

 

HG SPLY CO

HG Sply Co Rooftop

HG Sply Co's rooftop is a Dallas classic with their delicious cocktails, healthy bites, and stunning city views. The rooftop is great for a group as you can get many tables nearby one another or lounge on their couches!

Lower Greenville | Directions

 

JOE LEO

Joe Leo is owned by Freerange Concepts, who brings us the Rustic and Mutt's Cantina! Their side patio is perfect for a warm day as it is enclosed and stays cool with the misters. With yummy cocktails, classic dishes, and of course, Instagrammable moments throughout, Joe Leo is a go-to spot for date nights, birthdays, ladies' nights, or a boozy dinner before hitting the town!

Uptown | Directions

 

KATY TRAIL ICE HOUSE

Katy Trail Ice House


The beloved Ice House is a busy Dallasite spot with a fun outdoor vibe! This spot right on the Katy Trail is dog-friendly, great for day or night, and can accommodate big groups. Pro tip: get there early on the weekends to avoid the long wait and line!

Uptown | Directions

 

LORO

Loro Patio


Loro is building up the Asian fusion restaurant scene and their patio is perfect for a night out with friends. The patio area is not super large but it's great for smaller groups or you can hang out in their outdoor bar area!

Old East Dallas | Directions 

 

MANHATTAN PROJECT

Manhattan Project is a brewery and coffee shop! During the day, you can find guests chilling outdoors working or socializing. The patio is great for groups, families, and dogs!

West Dallas | Directions

 

MAYER'S GARDEN

Dabble Happy Hour at Mayer's Garden


If you are wanting to watch a sports game outdoors, Mayers Garden is a great spot! There are large TVs outside, an all-day happy hour on Mondays, and a fun nightlife on the weekends. 

Knox Henderson | Directions

 

OLD MONK

Old Monk is another fun go-to outdoor spot on Henderson. The patio is covered, but beware that the space is not super large. Visit for brunch and experience their stellar mimosa deals!

Knox Henderson | Directions

 

SEVEN DOORS KITCHEN

Located in Grandscape, Seven Doors Kitchen has a beautiful door patio with white lights, small tables, and a lounge area with a "wish you were here" marquee light sign that is completely Instagrammable!

The Colony | Directions

 

SUNDOWN AT GRANADA

Located on Lower Greenville, Sundown at Granada is open for lunch and dinner with an outdoor space against the street. Be on the lookout for when they have live music! 

Lower Greenville | Directions

 

SPIDER MURPHY'S PUB

On Henderson, Spider Murphy's has a small outdoor patio connected to their inside bar area. This cocktail lounge gets lively on the weekends, so get there early to avoid waiting for a table!

Knox Henderson | Directions

 

STANDARD POUR

McKinney Ave's Standard Pour is a local go-to with great cocktails, food (specifically their spicy chicken tenders), and good vibes! Standard Pour also has an all-day happy hour on Mondays, so you'll want to be sure to stop by then!

Uptown | Directions

 

TRUCK YARD

Truck Yard The Colony


Truck Yard is another great outdoor bar spot. Their Colony location has a very large patio area with large tables and music to hang out at with friends, family, or co-workers! 

The Colony | Directions

 

UNION BEAR BREWING CO

Craving a local beer? Look no further than Union Bear Brewing! They also have a great all-American food menu. 

Plano | Directions

 

WHISTLE BRITCHES

Chicken, biscuits, and beer are calling your name at Whistle Britches! Their patios are ample, chill, and very family-friendly, perfect for a weekend lunch or dinner.

Multiple locations | See locations

 


 

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