Atlanta’s 2021 Patio Guide: 17+ Best, Most Amazing Outdoor Restaurant 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, Atlanta has plenty of amazing restaurants with awesome patios!

Atlanta's 2021 Patio Guide: 17+ Best, Most Amazing Outdoor Restaurant Spaces
Photo courtesy: Delbar

As vaccines become more widespread, you may be looking for a way to ease back in to going out to restaurants — and patio seating is a great way to do it. Here are 17+ great patios in Atlanta you should get out and enjoy this spring.

The Chastain

4320 Powers Ferry Road

The New American neighborhood 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 firepit and lounge seating.

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


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 (seen in photo above) seamlessly carries the open and natural interior to the outside. Seating in this area is first come, first served.

Butcher & Brew

6690 Town Square, Suite 410 & 3 South Main Street (Alpharetta)

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

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.

Gypsy Kitchen

3035 Peachtree Rd NE

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

Their beautiful patio space can accommodate intimate dates, group dinners or casual meetings. They offer 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. 

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 their 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

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 tables.

Lapeer Seafood Market

12 North Broad Street NE (Alpharetta)

Lapeer Seafood Market 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. New this year, Lapeer also offers an open-air patio on the front walk outside the restaurant.

Le Bilboquet

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.

Atlanta's 2021 Patio Guide: 17+ Best, Most Amazing Outdoor Restaurant Spaces
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Yumbii Toco Hills

2907 N. Druid Hills Rd NE

Yumbii’s newest 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.


904 Memorial Dr.

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.

Fadó Irish Pub

273 Buckhead Ave.

Fadó at Buckhead Village recently unveiled an expanded streetside patio to complement their rooftop garden.

Guests can enjoy the pub’s full food and beverage offerings, fans and TVs with audio in both outdoor areas. Reservations are not required, but can be made here.

Nina & Rafi

661 Auburn Ave NE STE 220

The restaurant and bar offers patio seating right off the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail – perfect for a bite after walking Fido.

While enjoying Italian comfort foods and famed pizzas, guests can sip Italian beer and wine, cocktails and pours from the restaurant’s extensive Amara list.

Ponce City Market

675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE

The community hub offers plenty of outdoor dining options, with outdoor food kiosks and dedicated restaurant patios, including Minero, Bellina Alimentari, Pancake Social, Botiwalla and W.H. Fish Camp.

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.

Monkey 68

1073 Green St. (Roswell)

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.

Monkey 68 Kitchen & Bar

160 N Main St (Alpharetta)

Monkey 68’s sister concept, Monkey 68 Kitchen & Bar in Alpharetta shares space with pottery workshop A.C. Studios inside a bright and airy building with high ceilings, modern paintings, a warm array of globe lights and a sleek bar.

The casual hub, purposefully designed for gathering over a comfortable meal, seats 55 inside and 20 outside on the patio.

Joy Cafe

1100 Peachtree St. NE Ste 110

Located in Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood, the bright and airy cafe serves brunch, lunch and dinner alongside an expansive, seasonal cocktail menu available on the spacious 1,800-square-foot, dog-friendly patio alongside Peachtree Street.

Guests are invited to settle into a table under the cafe’s iconic red umbrellas and enjoy a classic, southern meal.

9 Mile Station

1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE

Located on The Roof at Ponce City Market, 9 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.

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