Best Places to Enjoy Patio Weather in Memphis

Alfred's On Beale / Alex Shansky

Here's a list of patios in Memphis, including places to drink outside, eat outdoors, and even bring your dog.

Sunglasses on, bottoms up.

* dog-friendly

Please call ahead to confirm dog policies and patio openings.

Downtown

• Loflin Yard* - Loflin is downtown’s hip hangout that’s almost entirely outdoors with a sprawling lawn, and plenty of chairs, snacks and drinks.
• Central BBQ Downtown* - Enjoy Memphis’ signature cuisine in this spacious covered patio with big picnic tables in the South Main Arts District.
• Terrace at the River Inn - The River Inn boasts one of the best views of the Mighty Mississippi at the Terrace’s covered rooftop bar.
• The Front Porch* - Enjoy the breeze as you watch the riverboats go by from your vantage point in a red rocking chair at Beale Street Landing, or sit under the canopy for a meal. Open seasonally.
• The View Rooftop Bar - Starting March 15th on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (weather premitting) at 4:00pm, the roof of the Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown offers a full bar, breathtaking views of downtown Memphis and live local music.  
• Carolina Watershed - Share a plate of mouth-watering wings and sip on local beer in this mostly-outside establishment with levels of seating in a landscaped cove downtown.
• Old Dominick Distillery - When the upstairs bar is open, you can enjoy the distillery’s rooftop and sip on  Memphis-made spirits, plus take in the view of the city’s iconic bridge.
• Felicia Suzanne’s* - Take your white tablecloth dining experience outdoors at Felicia’s upscale patio to sample her Southern fare.
• Majestic Grille * - People watch along Main Street just outside of this historic Art Deco restaurant, a local brunch favorite.
• Lyfe Kitchen downtown * - With plenty of plush seating, outdoor TVs, and covered and sunny areas, Lyfe Kitchen’s patio is as accommodating as their healthy menu.
• Bluff City Coffee* - Start your day with a cuppa and pastries from the sidewalk patio at South Main’s neighborhood coffee shop.
• Ghost River Brewing Taproom * - Try a Ghost River Gold or a Riverbank Red on this craft brewery’s taproom patio, where you can usually find a food truck and something fun to do, like trivia, music, or pop-up shops.
• Maciel's *
• Aldo's *
• Blue Fin
• Dirty Crow Inn
• Pontotoc Lounge
• Scoops Parlor
• Silly Goose
• Rizzo's
• Max's Sports Bar
• Cafe Keough
 
Peabody Rooftop Parties with live music and drinks every Thursday night from April to August
 

Beale Street

• Bleu at the Westin - Before an NBA Grizzlies game - or just for fun - sample Bleu’s in this patio just across the street from FedExForum and steps away from Beale Street
• Silky O'Sullivan's - It’s huge, it’s got goats, and it’s the best place in town to enjoy a Diver cocktail served in it's own bucket out-of-doors on Beale Street.
• Jerry Lee Lewis Cafe - Take your pick of patios at this Memphis legend’s namesake bar: you can sit by the fountain in the courtyard or head up to the second-floor balcony for a great view of Beale Street.
It's easy to get around Memphis and enjoy all of these patios

Crosstown / The Edge/Victorian Village

• Crosstown Brewing Co.* - Get a great view of the Concourse building from the patio in front of Crosstown Brewing. Try a special seasonal brew and have some dinner delivered from a recommended restaurant.
• High Cotton Brewing Co.* - While perhaps not technically a patio by the strictest of definitions, the brick-lined breezeway at is perfect for a refreshing local beer in the shade.
• Crosstown Concourse
• Mardi Gras Memphis
• Midtown Crossing Grill
Overton Square in Midtown Memphis
Loflin Yard, Memphis, TN
Beauty Shop Patio / Leah Gafni
Young Avenue Deli in Cooper-Young, Memphis, TN
Soak up the sun on these fantastic patios

MIDTOWN

• Muddy's Midtown* - Arguably the cutest coffee shop in town, the award-winning Muddy’s bakery serves delectable treats plus coffee and tea with plenty of outdoor seating.
• Slider Inn* - If you want to go where the locals go, the Slider Inn’s patio is midtown’s gathering spot for sliders, boozy slushies, and lobster rolls. 21+ in the evenings.
• Central BBQ Midtown* - Enjoy your ribs, pulled pork, smoked chicken, and BBQ nachos on the big patio at Central BBQ’s original location.
• Railgarten - Railgarten is so much more than just a patio: this popular hangout offers games, a live music stage, ping pong, and sand volleyball courts in addition to the diner and ice cream parlor.
• Cafe 1912
• ECCO on Overton Park*
• I Love Juice Bar
Coming soon:
• Hattie B's

COOPER YOUNG

• Memphis Made Brewing* - This craft brewery taproom lets you enjoy beers like Lucid Kolsch or Fireside Ninja outdoors on the covered patio; if it’s nice out, the main taproom area opens to the outside with a great view of an I Love Memphis mural
• Hammer & Ale* - The best way to sample all the local Memphis beers in one session (sample being the key word here) is at Hammer & Ale. Pair a beer flight with a pimento grilled cheese sandwich on their patio.
• Cafe Ole* - Sip on a margarita and enjoy the Tex Mex on the lush deck of this umbrella-filled popular patio.
• Celtic Crossing* - Heated in the winter and cooled in the summer, Celtic’s patio also has plenty of group-sized tables and an outdoor bar with TVs. 
• Tsunami
• Alchemy*
• Mulan*

OVERTON SQUARE

• Second Line - Try Cajun-inspired fare like poboys and seafood, plus craft cocktails on the Second Line’s big patio.
• Lafayette's Music Room - For two levels of Southern-style food and great drinks, sit on the patio at Lafayette’s, in the shade downstairs or up on the balcony with a great view of the square.
• Memphis Pizza Cafe Midtown* - Sit in the shade and enjoy a slice of pizza or calzone overlooking the Overton Square Tower Courtyard.
• Belly Acres* - Take the whole family to this farm-inspired eatery; there are plenty of umbrellas and outdoor tables to enjoy your burgers in the fresh air. 
• Robata Ramen & Yakitori Bar* - This Asian eatery in Overton Square offers sidewalk-level seating for your al fresco ramen, yakitori, and sake needs.
• Babalu Tacos & Tapas - Whether it’s their tacos or their Babarita cocktail, Babalu offers patio seating and an indoor/outdoor bar.
• Bayou Bar and Grill - A popular destination for weekend brunchers, Bayou has outdoor tables on which to enjoy the Cajun-inspired pub grub and affordable drinks.
• Boscos - Boscos is the only place in town you can get the eponymous microbrewery’s craft beers, plus a crowd-pleasing food menu.
• Local on the Square* - Catch some rays or catch the game on Local’s partially-covered midtown patio.
• Side Street Grill - Enjoy pastas, steaks, and speciality martinis on this chill Overton Square patio.
Coming soon:
• Indian Pass Raw Bar
• Hopdoddy

BROAD AVENUE

• Maximo's on Broad - Enjoy tapas and wine specials under a cute canopy of parasols on Maximo’s back patio.
• City & State* - Coffee snobs, rejoice! City & State is serious about its java, and the inventive coffee drinks it offers inside and on its picturesque patio.
• Wiseacre Taproom* - While Wiseacre does have plenty of inside seating, it’s their sprawling outdoor grounds that are draw Memphians (and their pups!) by the dozens to try the award-winning Tiny Bomb and other seasonal brews
• The Cove* - Make a pilgrimage to this pirate-themed bar’s cozy semi-secret back patio for craft cocktails, oysters, and other snacks while you gaze upon the cool seafaring mural.

EAST MEMPHIS

• Cheffie's* - Sit under the oaks along the Green Line dedicated bike trail at Cheffie’s family- and pup-friendly patio. They offer up create-your-own chopped salads plus a wine list.
• Maciel's Highland - Fresh, authentic tacos and Mexican cocktails await you when you stop in to Maciel’s East Memphis location. The back patio has plenty of seating for groups.
• Elwood's Shack* - Try Memphis’ favorite non-traditional fish taco, great BBQ, and blue cheese jalapeno slaw while you sit at an Elwood’s picnic table. BYOB for Sunday brunch, too.
• Ciao Bella - What could be more Italian than pasta, pies, and fresh seafood on Ciao Bella’s cozy al fresco patio?
• Las Delicias on Quince - We recommend a margarita and some of Las Delicias’ fresh guacamole to go with your table at this beloved local Mexican joint.
• The Kitchen at Shelby Farms Park - The Kitchen serves farm-to-table favorites on their patio overlooking Patriot Lake, plus one of the best patio views in town.
• ACRE - ACRE’s perfectly landscaped patio feels nice enough for a special event - in fact, it’s a popular wedding reception venue.
• Tennessee Taco Company - Take the whole team to enjoy a skillet of loaded tots or a fried chicken taco on the umbrella-laden patio of the Tennessee Taco Company
• Owen Brennan's - Picture yourself in a New Orleans-inspired courtyard dining on Cajun and Southern fare, plus an legendary brunch buffet on Sunday.
• Lost Pizza Co.*
• RP Tracks
• Memphis Sports Pub*
• Newby's
• The Bluff
• Maciel's Highland
• The Casual Pint *
• Cafe Eclectic U of M
• Lucchesi's Beer Garden

BROOKHAVEN CIRCLE

• Fino's East - A lunch favorite, Memphis loves its fresh sandwiches, house-made pastas, and other Italian delicatessen delicacies on Fino’s East Memphis patio.
• Hog & Hominy* - This hotspot for pizzas, cocktails, and shareable small plates offers patio seating in addition to a dining room, bar, and back room.
• Porcellino's* - Enjoy your chicken biscuits or massive cinnamon rolls with gourmet coffee on the patio of this upscale breakfast cafe.
• Brookhaven Pub* - For a covered patio with a sports bar feel, Brookhaven Pub’s outdoor area hits the spot. (Temporarily closed for renovations.)
• Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen - Enjoy house-cured meats, inventive seafood, and plenty of pasta at the outdoor bar at Andrew Michael’s flagship restaurant.
 
Take a walk around the Patriot Lake after lunch at The Kitchen

SUBURBS

• Kooky Canuck - Take on the Kookamunga giant burger challenge (and wash it down with a super-sized drink) out-of-doors at Kooky Canuck’s Cordova location.
• Russo's New York Pizzeria* - Take the whole family to Russo’s patio for NYC-style pizza and other Italian favorites in Germantown.
• The Half Shell Southwind - A long-time Memphis favorite for seafood, the Half Shell’s Southwind location has plenty of covered patio seating.
• Mesquite Chop House - Take your upscale steakhouse night out and move it onto the swanky patio at Mesquite Chop House’s Germantown location.
• Huey's - You’ll find Huey’s locations all over town, and while most offer at least a couple outside tables, the Southwind spot has a spacious patio on which to get your cheese fries, burgers, and brews.
• Cajun Catfish Company in Collierville - Post up under an umbrella for some Southern-style catfish and mouth-watering sides at Cajun Catfish Company’s Collierville restaurant
• Booya's in Collierville
• Kabob International in Cordova
• Square Beans in Collierville
• Bangkok Alley in Collierville
• Three Guys Pizza in Cordova
• My Favorite Place in Cordova
• El Mezcal in Bartlett
• East End Grill - both Bartlett and Southwind locations
• Flying Saucer in Cordova
• Mellow Mushroom in Germantown