Looking for a patio to enjoy the beautiful summer weather as you eat and drink? Luckily, Louisville has a number of amazing restaurants to choose from, each providing a wonderful and unique dining experience. Check out these 11 amazing patios found around the city!
1. 8 Up Elevated Drinkery and Kitchen
This rooftop patio has beautiful views of downtown Louisville and a comfortable area to eat and drink. Spend the evening chatting with friends and family by the fire.
8 Up is located at 350 W Chestnut St, Louisville, KY 40202.
2. River House
This gorgeous patio provides amazing views of the river. They serve American fare and have a raw bar to try while you're enjoying the weather.
River House is located at 3015 River Rd, Louisville, KY 40207.
3. The Eagle
This patio has perfect lighting with strands of little light bulbs above and a glow from the tabletop fire beside you. The Eagle serves delicious Southern fare and has a good selection of beers to enjoy on their awesome outdoor patio.
The Eagle is located at 1314 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204.
4. The Grape Leaf
Depending on the time of year, vines grow across this wooden structure to provide shaded seating, but there are always umbrellas to sit beneath. Enjoy the Eastern Mediterranean cuisine served at one of Louisville's best patios.
The Grape Leaf is located at 2217 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206.
HopCat is the best place to have drinks with friends, especially on their awesome elevated patio. Watch the cars of Bardstown Road zoom below as you choose from a huge beer list.
HopCat is located at 1064 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204.
6. Mellow Mushroom
Grab some pizza at Mellow Mushroom and enjoy it outside on their quirky and colorful patio. They have delicious stone-baked pizza and craft beers to try as you relax outside.
Mellow Mushroom is located at 1023 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204.
Decca has a beautiful garden patio and even a little pond with fish to view. It is one of the best places to grab food and drinks outdoors, and the atmosphere is unlike anywhere else.
Decca is located at E Market St, Louisville, KY 40206.
8. Bristol Bar and Grille
Bristol's side patio is the perfect, secluded place to enjoy the weather and have a good conversation with friends. Enjoy their wine selection and American fare.
Bristol Bar and Grille is located at 1321 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204.
9. Holy Grale
Holy Grale is located in a former church, so the location is beautiful and unique to start. They call their outdoor patio the Gralegarten, and hold events here every Wednesday and Thursday evening, May through October.
Holy Grale is located at 1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204.
10. Selena's at Willow Lake Tavern
Check out Selena's Creole-Italian cuisine on their gloriously green outdoor patio!
Selena's at Willow Lake Tavern is located at 10609 La Grange Rd, Louisville, KY 40223.
11. Captain's Quarters
Enjoy the beautiful view of the Ohio River that this patio offers. Live music is often played outdoors as well, providing the perfect atmosphere for lunch or dinner.
Captain's Quarters is located at 5700 Captains Quarters Rd, Prospect, KY 40059 off of River Road.
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