♫ It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ♫ Why do I say (or sing) this, you ask? Because the weather is finally warm enough to enjoy dinner on a scenic restaurant patio or rooftop. If you are like me and enjoy dining al fresco, you will want to check out these 14 Colorado restaurants that offer outdoor dining options:
1. ViewHouse (Centennial)
No matter where your table is, the ViewHouse guarantees gorgeous views of both the Rocky Mountains and Denver Tech Center.
2. Cache Cache Bistro (Aspen)
Is this not the most quaint and lovely patio you've ever seen? Be sure to dine at the famous Cache Cache to take your Aspen experience to the next level.
3. The Café (Trinidad)
Southern Colorado's premiere destination for outdoor dining on a charming patio is that of the Café, which features a variety of tasty breakfast and lunch options.
4. Poppy's Pizza & Grill (Estes Park)
In search of both the best pizza pie AND patio in Estes Park? Then look no further than Poppy's Pizza & Grill, which just so happens to also serve some of the best pizzas in the state.
5. The Margarita at Pine Creek (Colorado Springs)
Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city for just one night? Happy hour on the patio at The Margarita at Pine Creek may just be the solution...
6. Eolus Bar & Dining (Durango)
Locally Grown. Mountain Inspired. And a wonderful canopy for "outdoor" dining anytime of the year!
7. Obie's Fillin' Station (Colorado City)
One of our awesome readers recommended checking out Obie's for outdoor dining... after seeing this sunny rooftop seating, we can understand why.
8. Mountain View Restaurant (Colorado Springs)
Cheyenne Mountain Resort's Mountain View Restaurant is just that; a delicious restaurant with must-see mountain views.
9. The 10th (Vail)
If you are looking for the best place to relax after a day on the slopes, The 10th is your place. (In fact, if we had to rate it on a scale from 1 to 10, we'd give it a big fat 10. See what I did there?)
10. Linger (Denver)
What used to be one of Denver's largest and most successful mortuaries is now one of Denver's hippest restaurants with incredible outdoor dining and skyline views.
11. Mediterranean Restaurant (Boulder)
4+ star ratings on Google, Yelp, TripAdvisor, and OpenTable, PLUS charming patio seating? I'll meet you in Boulder!
12. Kannah Creek Brewing Company (Grand Junction)
Western Sloper's love Kannah Creek Brewing Company not only for their ample patio seating, but for their yummy in-house brews as well.
13. Martini's Bistro (Longmont)
I can already see myself enjoying this garden-side section with a plate of Bruschetta and glass of wine...
14. Winona's Restaurant (Steamboat Springs)
What better way to start your day than with a cup of hot coffee, giant homemade cinnamon roll, and seat on Winona's patio?