Spend the summer days basking in the sunlight, sipping on craft beverage, or enjoying a lunch with friends. Explore our list of best patio spots. As businesses begin to re-open, they might have different hours, regulations, and social distancing rules. It’s always best to call the restaurant or brewery before visiting and to follow business-specific rules (including mask-wearing and 6ft of distance between parties).
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.
Enjoy summer evenings on the expanded patio at Peak to Peak Tap & Brew. Located on Iliff Avenue, Peak to Peak specializes in classic brews alongside creative flavors you can’t find everywhere. Stick around and order a round of appetizers, we hear they pair nicely.
Well-versed in excellent award-winning American Ales, Ursula Brewing Company also has a diverse range of beer, including Belgian, German, and historical beers. You can sip brews in the Anschutz Medical Campus on their patio.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Brunch and patios go hand-in-hand. First Watch, located near On Havana Street, is a casual café serving classic breakfast favorites, like eggs and bacon alongside sandwiches, salads, and fresh-pressed juice. Consider calling ahead to reserve your outdoor spot; they are only open until 2:00 PM.
This family-run diner serves the best classic dishes like the traditional biscuits and gravy. Sam's veggie green chile has been rated the best in Denver. Enjoy it on the covered patio; Sam’s is open from 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
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)!
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.