8 Outdoor Restaurants In Kentucky You’ll Want To Visit Before Summer’s End

On a warm summer evening, when there’s a gentle breeze and the sun is setting, there’s no better place to enjoy this magical hour than at an outdoor restaurant. Dining al fresco is more popular than ever and many eateries have added or expanded outdoor spaces to accommodate those who want a break from cooking. There are several local, outdoor restaurants in Kentucky that are worth a try and here are 8 of the best, scattered across the state, to check out the next time you’d like a memorable meal on a picturesque patio.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

This list is just the beginning of the amazing outdoor restaurants in Kentucky. Have you tried any of these local favorites? If you have another suggestion for incredible outdoor dining in Kentucky, be sure to tell us about it with our nominations page!

And for one more unique outdoor dining experience, check out this baseball-themed spot in Florence that now also offers baseball games.

Address: 6325 River Rd, Harrods Creek, KY 40027, USA
Address: 6302 Licking Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076, USA
Address: 3854 Old Frankfort Pike, Versailles, KY 40383, USA
Address: 485 Hwy 25, Williamsburg, KY 40769, USA
Address: 9079 Old Richmond Rd, Lexington, KY 40515, USA
Address: 1890 Natural Bridge Rd, Slade, KY 40376, USA
Address: 12522 U.S. 41, Robards, KY 42452, USA
Address: 5963 N Jefferson St #9596, Burlington, KY 41005, USA