No better way to celebrate the changing seasons and the fact that day drinking is acceptable again than by enjoying the great outdoors with a cocktail in hand. Spring also means summer is just around the corner so if you’re planning on taking a vacation to one of these hotspots be sure to check out their outdoor drinking scene. Happy spring!
Cliff’s Edge Silverlake, CA
From farmers market fresh date night cocktails to Sunday morning blood orange mimosas and an edgy yet cozy outdoor patio, Cliff’s Edge is the dream when it comes to an outdoor dining experience.
The Sinclair Boston, MA
Known for being a flagship Bowery Presents venue, The Sinclair is also well-know for it’s brunch and better yet, it’s outdoor patio that overlooks Harvard Square. So, the next time you find yourself in Cambridge looking for a spot to grab a drink with a friend, The Sinclair won’t disappoint.
Crown Victoria New York, NY
With outdoor drinking on every corner, Crown Victoria is off the beaten path and guaranteed to be a good time. With a 24-draft beer menu and food trucks on location, Crown Victoria is the perfect place to bring a group of friends on a Saturday night.
Vinoteca Washington, DC
A little slice of Sicily, Vinoteca has an awesome happy hour with affordable wine selections and eclectic small plates. Vinoteca has a back patio complete with a bocce court so with a glass of wine in hand, it’s definitely the place to be when the sun is shining.
Tidal San Diego, CA
With a fire pit on the deck, communal tables, and a cozy lounge, Tidal’s laidback atmosphere is definitely the place to be when you’re in Southern California. Feel the ocean breeze and watch the sunset on the patio with drink in hand and you’ll never wanna leave.
The Frontier Chicago, IL
The Frontier screams spring with it’s nature inspired patio and beer garden. With domestic and regional craft beers, select fine wines, and homemade craft cocktails, the Frontier is sure to satisfy.
The ViewHouse Denver, CO
With 360 degree views of Denver, The Viewhouse truly has got it all. From cornhole to craft beers, an afternoon at The Viewhouse is a great way to spend a sunny spring day.
Cheer Up Charlie’s Austin, TX
While Austin is known for it’s patio bar scene, Cheer Up Charlie’s is at the top of our list. What really distinguishes Cheer Up Charlie’s from the rest is that not only is vegan juice on the menu, but vegan beer as well. A food truck out back, too?! Sign us up.
Jones San Francisco, CA
With a heated terrace and happy hour specials, Jones is the place to be on a spring night in San Francisco. Three blocks from Union Square, Jones is the perfect place to stop for a carefully crafted cocktail and a bite to eat under the stars.