Before the summer is over and the cold creeps up on us, it’s a good idea to check out a few of these 10 restaurants that serve more than just delicious food and drinks! These dining spots also offer the best views of Detroit and you just have to visit them for yourself. So check out this list of the best outdoor patios to lounge on in the Detroit area.
1. The Fountain Detroit
The Fountain Detroit was created last summer and is located in Campus Martius Park. You'll literally feel like you're at a beach bar and grill, but you're actually right in the center of downtown Detroit! The Fountain features colorful chairs and wood tables, cushioned patio furniture and bright orange umbrellas, not to mention delicious dishes!
The Fountain Detroit is located at 800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.
2. The Skip
The Skip is an exciting bar in an alley in the heart of Detroit. It has a very cool vibe, awesome wall art, and great drinks.
The Skip is located at The Belt, Detroit, MI 48226.
3. Queens Bar Detroit
Queens Bar is a comfortable space with a cool patio where you and your friends can sip on drinks, have a few bar snacks, and even play board games.
Queens Bar is located at 35 E Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.
4. Ottava Via
Ottava Via serves scrumptious homemade Italian dishes in a very warm and wonderful setting. They have a beautiful outdoor space to enjoy dinner and they even have a bocce ball court!
Ottava Via is located at 1400 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216.
Pie-Sci has mastered the art of mouthwatering pizza and just added a backyard patio with picnic tables so that you can enjoy a slice or two outside.
Pie-Sci is located at 5163 Trumbull Ave, Detroit, MI 48208.
6. Grey Ghost
Grey Ghost has a large, charming patio space where you and a date can munch on pork shoulder, spare ribs, and tender steaks. The patio also stays open on chillier nights, thanks to their glorious heater!
Grey Ghost is located at 47 Watson St, Detroit, MI 48201.
7. Oloman Cafe
Oloman Cafe has a cute backyard that's draped in fabrics and greenery. They serve breakfast, lunch and scrumptious sweet treats.
Oloman Cafe is located at 10215 Joseph Campau Ave, Hamtramck, MI 48212.
8. Red Dunn Kitchen
Red Dunn Kitchen serves tasty American-style cuisine, like bacon wrapped Maple Leaf Farms duck breast, roasted Skrei Cod, and merlot braised lamb leg, which can all be enjoyed on their large courtyard patio.
Red Dunn Kitchen is located at 1331 Trumbull Ave Suite 100, Detroit, MI 48216.
9. Gold Cash Gold
Gold Cash Gold is housed in a retired pawn shop and features a 28-seat backyard patio. The food, drinks, service, and ambiance is great here all around.
Gold Cash Gold is located at 2100 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216.
10. La Dolce Vita
La Dolce Vita creates an impressive and romantic outdoor space for you and your significant other. It's a go-to date spot in Detroit!
La Dolce Vita is located at 17546 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48203.
If you know of any more awesome outdoor patios to lounge on in Detroit, let us know in the comment section below!