Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces

The sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are chirping, and it’s time to enjoy friends and family with some yummy eats and drinks on the patio. Lucky for us, there are plenty of amazing Atlanta restaurants with awesome outdoor spaces.

Here are 43+ great options for outdoor dining Atlanta loves to enjoy in spring. Read on to discover outdoor dining Atlanta — from rooftop patios to al fresco to takeout windows, this Georgia city has it all!

The Americano

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
The Americano courtesy of Ben Dashwood

3315 Peachtree Rd. NE

The Americano’s spacious patio takes the sophisticated, moody atmosphere of the restaurant outside on the terrazzo.

An Italian-inspired steakhouse that complements the elevated ambience of Buckhead, The Americano blends the deliberate touch of alta cucina with the soul of cucina rustica to create a thoughtful union of top-quality, distinctive dishes served with honest hospitality and stunning presentation.

Guests can enjoy the luxurious outdoor dining day or night, relaxing in wicker chairs with thick cushions and stone-topped tables. Indulge in a Sommelier’s Pick of by-the-glass wine paired with fine, aged steaks, freshly made pasta, organic seafoods, or a number of other dishes from the globally-inspired seasonal menu.  

Want more delicious fun when in Atlanta? Try one of these awesome experiences!

  • Take an Atlanta Food & Cocktail Tour. Indulge in an eclectic array of cuisines and paired alcoholic beverages on this insider’s walking food tour of the chic, classy Atlanta neighborhood of Midtown.
  • Enjoy a North Georgia Wine Country Tour from Atlanta. Join your guide on an air-conditioned bus tour from Downtown Atlanta to Georgia’s wine country. Enjoy 13 tastings at 3 local wineries. Experience a taste of Germany and local shopping in Helen, North Georgia’s famous Bavarian Village.
  • Have fun on a Food Tour of Inman Park and the Atlanta Beltline. Enjoy lunchtime dining at 6 locally owned award-winning restaurants, experiencing the best of Southern Food today. See Victorian Houses in Atlanta’s first suburb and iconic murals along the Eastside Trail.

Mellow Mushroom

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Mellow Mushroom Sandy Springs courtesy of Mellow Mushroom

Multiple Locations

Mellow Mushroom has been serving out-of-this-world, stone-baked pizzas since 1974 and has expanded to 160+ locations nationwide. Mellow Mushroom’s menu of hand-tossed, stone-baked pizzas also includes munchies, greens, calzones, hoagies, sweets & more with plenty of gluten-free & vegan options.

Behind the Mellow Mushroom bar, guests can enjoy a selection of fun, handcrafted cocktails & mocktails, wines and beer, including those from local breweries.

Multiple locations throughout the Atlanta area contain a prime outdoor dining area for customers to enjoy Mellow’s trippy vibes, high quality food, fresh ingredients and psychedelic vibes.

Serena Pastificio

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Serena Pastificio courtesy of Angie Webb Photography

1197 Peachtree Street, Suite 140

Located in the bustling Colony Square, Serena Pastificio is a sophisticated yet approachable nod to the best of Italy with a focus on coastal seafood and housemade pasta artfully made in the concept’s scratch kitchen.

Inspired by the tastes and flavors of Northern Italy, Serena Pasitificio departs from traditional American-Italian cuisine and delivers a menu headlining a seasonal selection of dishes featuring delicate sauces, lighter meats and natural flavors from locally sourced, high-quality ingredients.

Complete with a scratch kitchen driven by regional flavors, the house-made stuffed and fresh-cut pastas anchor the menu alongside fresh seafood options, chicken, veal and beef entrees, craft cocktails and an expansive wine program.

Taverna

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Taverna courtesy of Jamestown

280 Buckhead Ave. NE

Transport yourself to the streets of Northern Italy with Taverna’s rustic outdoor patio.

Welcoming guests from near and far, a taverna in Italy is a special place where customers become friends and family. Dine al fresco at this warm and inviting neighborhood restaurant to celebrate the essence of farm-to-table cooking and authentic Italian flavors ranging from classic pasta dishes to seafood delicacies.

Taverna is open for brunch, lunch and dinner for an Italian getaway any time of the day. Whether you’re seeking a romantic dinner for two or a lively gathering with friends, Taverna offers an unparalleled dining experience.

Le Bon Nosh

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Le Bon Nosh courtesy of Anthony Tahlier

65 Irby Avenue NW Suite 103

Le Bon Nosh is more than a restaurant; it’s a narrative woven from the rich tapestry of Chef-Founder Forough Vakili’s childhood memories in Iran and her culinary journey along the French coast in Brittany.

The farm-to-table fare with French influences celebrates simplicity, driven by local, seasonal ingredients.

Guests can enjoy counter-service breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch and intimate, full-service dinner in the dining room or on the breezy patio featuring towering ceilings, fans and heaters.

Carmel

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Carmel

3009 Bolling Way Ste G130

Nestled in the heart of Buckhead Village, Carmel takes inspiration from the shores of California and the Yucatan Peninsula as well as Founder Tal Baum’s upbringing on the Mediterranean coast.

Dining at Carmel takes guests on a journey to favorite waterfront destinations, serving fresh and inspired seafood. The full-service outdoor dining area’s coastal atmosphere welcomes guests to gather over lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, drinks and coffee.

The menu showcases high-quality seafood skillfully paired with fresh, local ingredients in dishes such as Crab Agnolotti, Tuna Tartare, Fresh Oysters and more. 

El Super Pan

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
El Super Pan courtesy of The Imprints

The Battery, 455 Legends Pl #862

El Super Pan is an electric, Latin-inspired concept serving sandwiches, house-made baked goods, customizable bowls and more at one of Atlanta’s famed entertainment hotspots, The Battery.

Latin staples and avant-garde inspirations can be enjoyed on the lively outdoor patio, hosted in an atmosphere that’s equally as festive as the cuisine is delicious. Guests are invited to immerse themselves in the contagious energy of the Battery while enjoying inventive takes on tropical favorites from the bar like mojitos, margaritas and piña coladas using rums from Puerto Rico and Cuba.

Live! At The Battery

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Sports & Social courtesy of Live! at The Battery

825 Battery Ave SE #600

An entertainment destination located in the heart of The Battery Atlanta, Live! at The Battery is the go-to spot for catching sports, dining in style and sipping cold beer and crafted cocktails.

Guests can enjoy both the lower level patio and upper level wrap-around patio – both perfect for grabbing a bite before heading to a Braves game across the street or  cheering on their favorite teams on one of many TVs.

The two-story, 30,000-square-foot entertainment and dining space includes several district experiences, including Sports & Social – a sports bar, gaming parlor and social lounge, Blue Moon Beer Garden – the recently opened restaurant & beer garden with a coastal-inspired menu and expansive patio, and PBR Atlanta – Atlanta’s liveliest country bar with line dancing and bull riding. 

Delbar

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Delbar

870 Inman Village Parkway Northeast Suite 1

Located in Inman Park and translating to ‘heart, captured’ in Farsi, Delbar, a Middle Eastern restaurant and bar that opened last summer, delivers a menu of classic Persian cuisine with Israeli, Turkish and Lebanese touches.

The restaurant’s expansive outdoor patio seamlessly carries the open and natural interior to the outside. Seating in this area is first come, first served.

Gypsy Kitchen

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Gypsy Kitchen courtesy of Jamestown

3035 Peachtree Rd NE

Gypsy Kitchen is a place where guests can transport out of the everyday.

Their beautiful rooftop patio space can accommodate intimate dates, group dinners or casual meetings. This Atlanta eatery offers a variety of options from cocktails on the outdoor patio overlooking the sights of Buckhead, to the gorgeous indoor dining areas, as well as a chef’s table for a truly unique experience. 

Le Bilboquet

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Le Bilboquet courtesy of Jamestown

3027 Bolling Way NE

Reminiscent of a charming European square, Le Bilboquet is located at the center of Buckhead Village.

Guests are transported to a Parisian sidewalk café with traditional French bistro woven rattan chairs and tables while they dine alfresco.

Open daily for lunch and dinner and on Sundays for brunch, the bistro and bar offers a vibrant atmosphere paired with simple, classic French cooking.

The Southern Gentleman

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of The Gentleman

3035 Peachtree Rd NE Suite A208

This Southern-inspired gastropub offers a gorgeous top-floor space that is charming yet polished with a patio overlooking Buckhead. Guests can enjoy dinner and cocktails with a view while enjoying the breeze when the garage doors are open.

The Southern Gentleman celebrates every aspect of what it means to be from the South with a fresh, modern take on traditional dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. The bar program explores the artistry and history of classic Southern cocktails – everything from barrel-aged cocktails to bottled libations to adult beverages on tap, along with New World wines and craft beers and the “perfect” mint julep.

The modern American whiskey bar focuses on extensive dedication to the wide range of whiskeys that come from distillers all over the world with a concentration on American Bourbons and Ryes with over 120 selections for guests to explore.

Aziza

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Aziza

Suite P10b, 1170 Howell Mill Rd NW

Located in West Midtown, Aziza serves modern Israeli dishes with influences from Moroccan, Lebanese and Persian kitchens in an open-kitchen dining room designed by Smith Hanes Studio and on their covered patio.

From Atlanta restaurateur Tal Baum, the restaurant’s menu features dishes meant for sharing, including hummus, larger appetizers and entrees, mostly prepared on a wood-burning oven.

On the beverage side, the bar serves exceptional cocktails, plus a tight list of wines from the Mediterranean, California, Austria, France and more, as well as Israeli and craft beers.

Rina

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Rina

Old Fourth Ward: 699 Ponce De Leon Ave., Suite 9
Alpharetta: 3180 Avalon Blvd

Rina’s two locations in Old Fourth Ward and at The Avalon in Alpharetta both offer outdoor seating offering diners beach vibes all year long, upbeat Israeli tunes and fresh scents of falafel and sizzling skewers.

In Old Fourth Ward, guests can people watch from the patio as it sits right on the Eastside BeltLine across Ponce City Market, and in Alpharetta, diners can catch the action of The Avalon as the restaurant fronts the community’s lawn.

Serving a selection of casual, fresh and bright plates, Rina puts a unique spin on Middle Eastern street food and hospitality traditions, offering a menu of house-made hummus, platters, mezze, pitas and sides.

Ponce City Market

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Botiwalla

675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE

The community hub offers plenty of outdoor dining options, with outdoor food kiosks and dedicated restaurant patios. Plus, PCM has dining tables set up in The Courtyard and on The Yard, so people can grab a bite from the Central Food Hall and enjoy a picnic.

Nine Mile Station

Ponce City Market, 1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE

Located on The Roof at Ponce City Market, Nine Mile Station is a sleek indoor-outdoor, full-service restaurant specializing in delicious, shareable food.

Offering sweeping views of the city, the restaurant offers more than two dozen craft beer selections, plus a unique wine list and classically prepared cocktails to compliment any experience.

Botiwalla

Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, n134

Guests are welcome to enjoy chaat and cocktails outside Botiwalla’s bustling Ponce City Market location on their upgraded patio space, made perfect for people watching.

Botiwalla brings the streets of India to life — the glowing charcoal sigris, the sizzling meats, the aromas of chaat masala, and the crispy, crunchy, multi-textured street snacks — in the most delicious way possible.

Dub’s Fish Camp

Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE

This spring, guests can enjoy a fresh seafood dinner outside! Dub’s Fish Camp’s spacious outdoor patio right off Ponce City Market’s Central Food Hall is the perfect spot to enjoy warmer weather.

W.H. Stiles Fish Camp is a modern, urban fish shack serving freshly caught seafood from the South (mostly). Named after Chef/Owner Anne Quatrano’s great-great-great-great grandfather, W. H. Stiles, Fish Camp is affectionately referred to as “Dub’s.”

Fish Camp features a raw shellfish bar with a rotating selection of oysters, clams, and crudo, sandwiches (po’boy, lobster roll, catch of the day), salads, bowls of fish, shellfish, and chowder, homemade seltzers, and a selection of beer and wine.

Minero

Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Unit 136

Tacos and margaritas can be enjoyed alongside warmer weather on Minero’s year-round patio.

Named after the Spanish word for “miner,” Minero represents the storied history of the taco, which supposes that Mexican silver miners named the dish in the 18th century. The word “taco” referred to the dynamite miners used to excavate the ore in the mines, which was made of pieces of paper wrapped around gunpowder and inserted into the holes carved in the rock face.

The Chastain

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of The Chastain

4320 Powers Ferry Road

The Chastain, a new American neighborhood spot bistro and bar in Buckhead, offers two open-air terraces: the Old Oak Terrace and the South Terrace.

The more formal Old Oak Terrace offers a tented dining space and functions as an extension of the dining room, and the South Terrace features a fire pit and lounge seating. Cocktail, anyone?

Four-legged family members are welcome to enjoy the terraces with their owners. Reservations for dinner service on the Old Oak Terrace are encouraged.

Butcher & Brew

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Butcher & Brew

Two Locations:
3 South Main Street (Alpharetta)
660 Town Square #410 (Cumming)

Butcher & Brew is an American gastro sports bar with two locations.

The original, situated in Alpharetta’s Historic Downtown District, boasts an outdoor patio featuring seating along historic Alpharetta’s main thoroughfare. The restaurant serves an eclectic and extensive collection of local beers, paired with bold and tasty twists on sandwiches, bowls, and a great place to share all sharing options!

The second, located at Halcyon mixed-use development in Forsyth County, features a covered patio overlooking Halcyon’s “Village Green” greenspace.

The Companion

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of The Companion

2316 Marietta Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

The Companion has an amazing outdoor space complete with lights, games, and more. You’ll love the comfort food items offered here, along with crafted cocktails and craft beer.

As for what to order when you visit? Eater Atlanta says, “Order the double-stack burger known as the Tower of Power, the sandwich special of the day, or daily dinner specials ranging from fried chicken to lobster rolls.”

South Main Kitchen

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of South Main Kitchen

9 South Main Street (Alpharetta)

Located in the heart of Alpharetta’s Historic Downtown District, South Main Kitchen serves fresh, elevated Southern cuisine matched with welcoming hospitality.

The restaurant is housed in a historic building built in 1902 and features a large and inviting patio space in the alley adjacent to the restaurant as well as a rooftop balcony and bar overlooking downtown Alpharetta.

Hampton + Hudson

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Hampton + Hudson

299 North Highland Ave. NE

Inman Park’s favorite community bar and restaurant offers lunch, dinner, brunch and late-night bites on their covered, outdoor patio.

Come for Hampton + Hudson’s seasonal menu and stay for a few drinks and cornhole games outside. Dogs are always welcome to join guests on the patio, and when sports are on, guests can catch games on the outdoor TVs.

Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

OUTDOOR DINING ATLANTA: 23+ BEST, MOST AMAZING PATIO SPACES
This killer patio photo is courtesy of one of our favorites, Ladybird Grove.

684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave.

Ladybird’s pet-friendly “Grove” space is a go-to for outdoor revelry.

The hangout spot features an outdoor bar in a vintage, painted camper, relaxed seating, string lights and more. The restaurant’s full-service menu can be enjoyed at the outdoor beer garden-style picnic tables.

Lapeer Steak & Seafood

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Lapeer

12 North Broad Street NE (Alpharetta)

Lapeer Steak & Seafood offers an 840-square-foot covered patio with a glass ceiling and walls overlooking the courtyard in Alpharetta City Center.

Designed for year-round outdoor dining, the expansive and airy patio is temperature-controlled, allowing guests to dine comfortably no matter the season. Lapeer also offers an open-air patio on the front walk outside the restaurant.

YUMBII TOCO HILLS

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Yumbii Brookwood Hills

Four Locations:
Toco Hills: 2907 N. Druid Hills Rd NE
Brookwood Hills: 1927 Peachtree Rd NE
Upper Westside: 2275 Marietta Blvd NW #410 Atlanta 30318
Midtown: 931 Monroe Dr, Suite 112D

Yumbii’s location in Toco Hills features a partially covered, 700-square-foot patio illuminated with string lights.

Guests can enjoy Yumbii’s beloved menu on the patio alongside beverages like house-made margaritas, beer, wine and tequila. In the colder months, the patio features plenty of heaters throughout.

17+ More Patios in Atlanta You’ll Love

Outdoor Dining Atlanta: 43+ Best, Most Amazing Patio Spaces
Courtesy of Muchacho
  • Marcus Bar & Grille. This O4W spot is a vibrant, funky neighborhood restaurant dreamt up by Chef Marcus Samuelsson. Marcus B&G serves elevated comfort classics and ambitious signature dishes. Reserve your table on the patio!
  • Muchacho. Muchacho’s expansive brick patio comes alive with tropical plants, vintage outdoor furniture and red and white umbrellas. Overlooking the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, the patio offers patrons a sun-filled place for breakfast, lunch or a drink.
  • Nina & Rafi. This restaurant and bar offers patio seating right off the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. This dog-friendly restaurant is perfect for a bite after walking Fido.
  • Monkey 68. Located on a quiet street in Roswell, Monkey 68 serves up a diverse blend of Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese and Korean-inspired fare. The open patio features greenery and a tranquil waterfall, making for a relaxing and homey ambiance.
  • Fadó. This Irish Pub at Buckhead Village recently unveiled an expanded streetside patio to complement their rooftop garden.
  • City Winery Atlanta. This North Aven. spot features a spacious patio with umbrellas and lots of greenery to provide shade on warm summer days.
  • Beetlecat. Every weekend at Ford Fry’s “oyster-ette,” brunch outside with made-to-order donuts & punch by-the-glass.
  • Superica. Sunshine & a margarita? A duo as iconic as PB&J. At all locations, including its spots in Dunwoody & West Midtown, enjoy Tex-Mex staples, house margaritas & more on the patios. 
  • Marcel. Enjoy an elegant dinner on the Westside on the back patio, and wrap up your evening with a cigar from the exclusive selection.
  • Saints + Council. In the reimagined Colony Square, celebrate the change of season outdoors with dessert cocktails and the ultimate s’mores board, offered tableside with your very own flame – perfect for kids and kids at heart.
  • Ecco. Did someone say happy hour? At both Midtown & Buckhead locations, unwind outside & order some of Atlanta’s favorite bites including the famous goat cheese balls.
  • Pullman Yards. Spend an afternoon at the Railpark, arguably the city’s largest patio, surrounded with bites from Dailies & Sides or the railcar bars. Plus, check out the schedule to play a game on the pickleball and bocce courts. 
  • The Optimist. Imagine you’re on the coast at the beloved fish camp & oyster bar, with seating on the patio alongside the putting green. 
  • No. 246. Perfect for a romantic dinner for two or family outing, relax on the backyard patio with old-school Italian favorites & a chilled bottle of wine. 
  • Little Rey. Soft serve ice cream, delicious tacos “al carbon,” ice-cold cervezas and margaritas frozen or on the rocks – spend a sunny day like a pro. 
  • La Tavola. All week long, enjoy dinner on the patio at the Virginia-Highland staple with authentic Italian dishes and seasonal specials. 
  • South City Kitchen. At their Buckhead, Midtown and Vinings locations, reserve a table outside at one of Atlanta’s most iconic eateries (30 years!) to snack on the fried green tomatoes and classic smokey grilled pork chops. 
  • NFA Burger. Home to one of “Georgia’s best burgers,” this counter inside a Dunwoody Chevron also offers one of the most underrated outdoor dining spaces with classic picnic tables.
  • Foundation Social Eatery. Enjoy two patios at the new space, one covered (and sometimes with Sunday “Blippi” showings for the kids!) and one open-air – great for any weather. 
  • Palo Santo. Enjoy a skyline view while you sip on mezcal cocktails or natural wines, nosh on nori tacos & tostadas and on weekends, dance to the DJ. 
  • Double Zero. Right off Emory’s campus, the modern Italian restaurant now offers free games of shuffleboard + foosball plus expanded patio seating. 

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