Spend the summer days basking in the sunlight, sipping on craft beverages, or enjoying a lunch with friends. Explore our list of best patio spots in Aurora, CO.
Aurora’s oldest brewery is welcoming visitors on their covered patio to indulge in craft beer and hard seltzers. Their flagship location (Dry Dock South Dock) has outdoor space and the occasional food truck to pair with locally brewed beers.
Well-versed in excellent award-winning American Ales, Ursula Brewing Company also has a diverse range of beers, including Belgian, German, and historical beers. You can sip brews in the Anschutz Medical Campus on their patio.
Enjoy an evening at one of Aurora's local craft breweries. Bent Barley, located in Southlands Lifestyle Center, brews a variety of IPAs, along with easy drinkers, like the Honey Kolsch. Visitors are welcome to stop by their taproom to enjoy a pint or a variety of beers with a tasting flight.
Launch Pad is a cornerstone of Colorado's local craft beer culture. They boast one of the most extensive tap lists, including excellent beer for both the curious beer geek and the traditional die-hard. Food trucks are always of excellent quality and really welcoming. It's got to be Launch Pad if you want a brewery that will treat you well and serve you a beer that will make you want more.
After launching their brewing operations in 2014, owners Javier Pérez Koch and Jennifer Pérez opened Cheluna brewery as a home away from home for friends and family. You can order their beers at the Stanley outdoor west patio.
Logan House is a quaint coffee house that serves classic drinks, teas, and more. Pick a patio table to get work done while drinking a rich vanilla latte. There are shady and sunny spots to appeal to every type of patio-goer.
With a focus on Colorado and artisan brewers, the Green Valley Ranch Beer Garden offers a careful draft and bottled beer selection. They serve local gourmet brats and sausages, freshly-baked pretzels, house-ground burgers, hand-cut fries, and chef-created salads in addition to beer. During the warmer months, visitors are also urged to use their outdoor patio.
Enjoy the flavors of beer, wine, cider, and margaritas on tap at the Stanley Beer Hall. This outdoor space has recently renovated to include more areas for social distancing, and their simple food menu makes it easier to order.
After spending the morning at Southlands, the Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar might be the perfect oasis. This American-style restaurant is filled with classic dining options and a tasty variety of beers on tap. Their patio is functional and ideal for peeling through a menu that will please everyone.
Come hungry, El Tequileno is known for its classic American-Mexican dishes alongside more traditional flavors. Munch on carne asada, quesadillas, or huevos rancheros on the outdoor patio. There are so many options; you’ll have a hard time choosing!
From breakfast burritos and chilaquiles to omelets and deli sandwiches, New Day Café is a newly opened breakfast joint bursting with flavor. Their modest patio has umbrellas to shade diners from the sun, and their no-fuss menu will keep everyone in your party pleased (and full)!
Jubliee is the place to go for traditionally caffeinated beverages in a warm and inviting setting. The wonderful fragrances of coffee from around the world fill the space from their on-site small-batch roasting plant. Stop in for a morning of business or an afternoon of pleasure; either way, you'll be delighted with what you discover.
Carm & Gia Metropolitan is an homage to Chicago neighborhood traditions, where the legend of 'a tavern on every corner' is commonly recounted; there was (and still is) a hotdog stand every few blocks. Their menu is influenced by Denver's distinct Den-Mex cuisine as well as Chicago street food. Burgers, hot dogs, burritos, shakes, fries, and local beer are served on a menu of fresh, local, authentic necessities.
This modern gastropub combines the wholesomeness of farm-fresh ingredients with the creativity of a top-notch restaurant. Diners can expect a delicious menu based on a scratch-to-table mantra. Consider making a reservation to guarantee your outdoor spot.
This all-American pub is sure to please everyone, from beer aficionados to the burger lover. Their newly extended patio is perfect for enjoying dinner, drinks, and appetizers.
Comida means food, and their roots are street food. They offer simple Mexican flavors done in a unique and flavorful way. Diners can enjoy their tacos Wednesday through Sunday from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM on their outdoor patio.
Explore Southern Comfort and flavor without venturing outside Aurora. This location, inside Stanley Marketplace, is the only one serving biscuits and breakfast entries from open to close. Step foot on their modest-sized patio to enjoy breakfast all day.