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Our Top 10 Favorite Patios in Dallas

10.31.2016 by: Carly Danner
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As we dive deeper into autumn, we say goodbye to blazing temperatures and hello to cooler breezes. With the temperatures dropping it’s time to start embracing the patio life around town. From rooftop patio views to cozy fire pits to keep you warm at night, these are the Dallas patios we are loving right now.

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HG Sply Co.

With a gorgeous view of downtown Dallas, there’s a reason the rooftop patio at HG Sply Co. in Lower Greenville draws in crowds every night as the sun begins to set. After having dinner downstairs in their restaurant, venture upstairs to their patio that includes plenty of tables and lounge areas for you to kick back and enjoy the view. This patio is a favorite for locals, especially when the temperatures begin to drop. Cozy up next to the fire with their provided blankets as you enjoy their famous Moscow Mule under the twinkling patio lights.

Chicken Scratch and The Foundry

Tucked into the Oak Cliff neighborhood, Chicken Scratch is another spot that you can’t pass up. With its laid-back style and the aroma of your favorite comfort foods floating through the air, you’ll feel like you’re back in your family’s backyard for a traditional cookout. Not only are you able to indulge in their tasty chicken biscuits, but Chicken Scratch also shares a large courtyard with The Foundry, where you can enjoy live music on the weekends.

Truck Yard

If you’re looking for a versatile patio to meet all of your needs, then Truck Yard in Lower Greenville is the spot for you. Bring the family (including your furry friends) for a casual day outside or bring your squad out at night for a round of tasty cocktails on tap. This cozy backyard-style lot includes plenty of seating, food trucks, and even a tree house for a 360-degree view of the yard. If you’re lucky, you may even catch a local band performing on the weekends.

Pecan Lodge

Come for the delicious smoked meats, stay for the all-American picnic vibes on the patio. Located in the heart of Deep Ellum, Pecan Lodge is the ultimate Texas dining experience. With a variety of smoked meats in front of you, a cold beer in your hand, and a local band playing on the stage, this will surely become your favorite neighborhood patio spot.

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Mudhen Meat and Greens

Situated right next to the Dallas Farmer’s Market in Downtown, Mudhen Meat and Greens should be your go-to patio when you’re in the mood for something fresh. The restaurant itself is all about clean eating and it’s easy to see that resonated through their adorable patio. With succulents and flowers surrounding the dining area, this is the perfect spot for brunch, catching up with friends, or even reading a book while enjoying the cooler temperatures and a delicious crafted juice.

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Toulouse Café and Bar

If you’re looking for a cozy café that also provides plenty of people watching, then Toulouse Café and Bar in the Knox/Henderson area is a must. This quaint café has a street-side patio that will make you feel like you’re dining on the streets of Paris. Enjoy some delicious French cuisine on their patio while watching people pass by on the Katy Trail.

Whistle Britches

For a vibrant and quirky patio with plenty of bold flavors to match, head to Whistle Britches in North Dallas. This spot is perfect for lovers of southern flair and made-from-scratch dishes. Sit out on their colorful patio while enjoying delicious craft cocktails and inventive appetizers. Be sure to save some room for the main course because this joint is putting a decadent spin on your favorite classic dishes.

The Rustic

One of the most popular patios in town, The Rustic in Uptown has just about everything you could ever need. With large oak trees and twinkling lights surrounding their comfy picnic tables, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a family-style meal and socialize with other locals. As the sun begins to set, gather around the fire pits to sip on some drinks with friends while you enjoy live music on their outdoor stage.

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Social House

Uptown Dallas has plenty of patios to grab a drink and enjoy the weather, but if you’re looking to have some fun then be sure to swing by the Social House. Not only do they have a popular front patio that brings in plenty of people after the workday, but they also have a backyard that could be described as a big adult playground. With life-size Jenga, corn hole, and a miniature field for a variety of games, it’s no wonder this patio is a go-to for Sunday Fun Day.

Mutts Canine Cantina

When the weather is in your favor, the last thing you want to do is leave your furry friends at home. Thankfully Mutts Canine Cantina in Uptown has everything you need to enjoy the weather with your pups. This pet-friendly patio is a great place for you and your canine to meet new people while enjoying their communal beer garden. Be sure to try their delicious burgers for you and a sweet treat for your pup.

TAGS : Downtown/Arts District , Lowest Greenville/East Dallas , Far North Dallas/Addison , Oak Cliff/Bishop Arts , Uptown/Victory Park , Deep Ellum , Knox/Henderson , Pecan Lodge , Chicken Scratch , Toulouse Cafe and Bar , HG Sply Co. , Mutts Canine Cantina , Truck Yard , The Rustic , The Social House - Uptown , Mudhen Meat and Greens , Whistle Britches