Minneapolis Patio Dining

Explore our favorite outdoor dining spots in Minneapolis

Great food and warm sunshine make for a wonderful dining experience. Minneapolis combines both to create one of the best outdoor dining scenes in the nation.

Starting June 1, restaurants are able to offer limited patio seating. For those opting to open their patios, reservations will be required. Check below for information on open patios, reservations, and takeout options. 

Rooftops

Brit's Pub

Brit's Pub has a unique Lawn Bowling Green on their roof where you can sip a cold beverage right in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. 

*Taking limited reservations starting June 1. See their Facebook page for details.

CRAVE

Crave's extensive rooftop patio provides a view of Downtown Minneapolis where you can have a drink in the casual seating or enjoy a meal at a table under own of their tents.

*Offering takeout & delivery. Check their website for details.

Seven Sushi and Steakhouse

Seven Steakhouse and Sushi offers a rooftop patio overlooking bustling Downtown Minneapolis. Customers can now enjoy Seven's new Premium Steak cuts on the rooftop. 

*Offering takeout & delivery. Check their website for details.

Stella's

In the heart of Minneapolis' trendy Uptown neighborhood, Stella's is a rooftop dining force to be reckoned with. Located close to shopping boutiques, theaters and music venues, this spot is within walking distance of it all. Enjoy some delicious eats then spend a day perusing the shops! 

*Taking limited reservations starting June 1. Check their website for details.

Amore Uptown

Sip some wine and feast on fresh Italian food! Amore Uptown features old world, immigrant style Italian dishes with a fun & elegant uptown twist. 

*Taking limited reservations starting June 1. Check their website for details.

REVEAL Rooftop Bar & Lounge

REVEAL Rooftop Bar & Lounge is the West End’s stylish, energized space for craft beer, hand-crafted cocktails, and tapas-style small plates paired with unmatched views of downtown Minneapolis.

*Taking limited reservations starting June 1. Check their website for details.

Courtyards

Betty Danger's Country Club

Betty Danger's energetic patio atmosphere gives guests the opportunity to ride a ferris wheel or play mini golf, while enjoying a variety of food & drink options.

*Taking limited reservations starting June 1. Check their website for details.

Black Forest Inn

The Black Forest Inn's patio's pergola's provide shade for the hottest summer days, so you can enjoy your meal outdoors on any summer day.

*Taking limited reservations starting June 1. Check their Facebook page for details.

BLVD Kitchen & Bar

BLVD's secluded patio is the perfect space to share drinks with friends on the restaurant's cozy seating.

*Taking limited reservations starting June 1. Check their website for details.


Hola Arepa

Indulge in Latin-style cuisine including their specialty, homemade arepas stuffed with fresh meats, veggies and cheeses. Grab a colorful cocktail and relax on their laid-back deck.

*Offering takeout & delivery. Check their website for details.

Hai Hai

Southeast Asian cuisine packed with an abundance of flavor, Hai Hai is the perfect spot to get elbow-to-elbow with your neighbor while enjoying a refreshing tropical craft cocktail and some Instagram-worthy eats.  When the patio is open, pull up a tiny plastic stool and you'll feel just like you're on the street in Saigon.

*Offering takeout & delivery. Check their website for details.

Sea Salt Eatery

This seasonal restaurant, only open from the end of March through October, has some of the best seafood and tacos in town. Their location right next to Minnehaha Falls makes it the perfect spot to refuel after a hike past this beautiful waterfall. Don't be scared by the line of people, it's worth it. 

*Offering takeout. Check their website for details.

Surly Brewery

Surly is the spot if you've got a group, a furry friend, or kids. Their large outdoor greenspace complete with picnic tables, a firepit and corn hole allows plenty of room to spread out, enjoy the warm weather and grab a few craft beers. Also be sure to check out their full menu. The food is part of what makes Surly a destination. 

*Offering takeout. Check their website for details.

The Freehouse

The Freehouse's patio is decorated with greenery and provides a relaxing space to enjoy one of their in-house brewed beers. 

*Offering takeout & delivery. Check their website for details.

Eat Street Social

Put your money where the trendy cocktails are! This hip spot exudes an accommodating vibe and some of the best crafted beverages this side of the Mason-Dixon line. 

*Offering takeout & delivery. Check their website for details.

Amazing Thailand

Eat, drink and dine amazing at this unique alley patio. A love of Thailand informs every facet of this experience - from the hospitality, authenticity of food to hosting Thai events and celebrations throughout the year. Take a pit stop to inhale a vibrant culture, right here in Minneapolis.

*Offering takeout & delivery. Check their website for details.

Sidewalks

Smack Shack

Sit beneath the umbrellas and enjoy fresh casual coastal seafood in this trendy part of town. The lobster mac n cheese is calling your name.

*Offering takeout. Check their Facebook page for details.

On The Water

Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge

Psycho Suzi's has a sprawling patio overlooking the Mississippi river, decorated with tiki statues, fecund gardens and straw umbrellas. This is the place if you're looking for a staycation, featuring, custom island inspired drinks, declicious eats and a million dollar view! 

*Taking limited reservations starting June 1. Check their website for details.