Top Picks for Outdoor Patio Dining in North Metro Denver

From Brighton to Lafayette, There's a Seat Saved for You

by North Metro Woman

Whether it’s a buttery pastry and latte, a fresh salad and handcrafted beer, or shrimp tacos and rum cocktails, enjoying them outside is one of the delights of summer! North Metro Denver is overflowing with great outdoor dining options and we’re highlighting a few of our top picks. Treat yourself to a visit to them this summer and share your favorites with us!

The Burns Pub – Broomfield

Burns award-winning British pub is a local cult favorite with a charming outdoor deck. The family-owned restaurant offers more than 500 whiskies and authentic homemade dishes.

Adding to the fun vibe is its location near Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport – you never know what or who you’ll see coming in for a landing!

The Burns Pub
9009 Metro Airport Ave, Broomfield, CO 80021

Big Choice Brewing – Brighton

The elevated patio at Big Choice Brewing is an ideal spot to watch beautiful Colorado sunsets this summer! With a craft beer in hand and a tasty homemade pizza on the table, time and worries melt away.

Big Choice Brewing & Pizzeria
21 S 1st Ave, Brighton, CO 80601

Birdhouse – Erie

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Birdhouse in downtown Erie is a great patio to enjoy rum cocktails and homemade ramen and tacos.

Nestled in downtown Erie, Birdhouse describes itself as “a spirited eatery paying homage to rum, tacos, and ramen.” Birdhouse’s eclectic patio is on par with the restaurant’s originality, sporting vibrant murals and succulents.

526 Briggs St, Erie, CO

Acreage – Lafayette

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Acreage in Lafayette features stunning mountain views and an abundance of outdoor seating spaces.

Not only are Acreage’s location and mountain views among the best in the North Metro—they top the list for the entire Front Range region!

The deck, cider garden, and back forty and lawn are so popular, reservations are always recommended. For extra fun check out Acreage’s free stargazing events this summer.

1380 Horizon Ave, Lafayette, CO 80026

Historic Downtown – Louisville

There are so many delightful patios and outdoor seating areas in Louisville’s 100-year-old downtown, we can’t choose just one!

All along Front, Main and Pine streets, pubs, bakeries, ice cream shops, and one-of-a-kind restaurants offer outdoor spaces that invite visitors to take a seat and stay a while.

Historic Downtown Louisville

The Glen Bar & Grill – Northglenn

Tucked away in east Northglenn, The Glen is a relaxed community gathering place to spend some quality time with friends and neighbors. It’s inviting outdoor dining area has an added bonus, with live music on the patio every weekend through August.

The Glen Bar & Grill
11140 Irma Dr, Northglenn, CO 80233

Satire Brewing Company – Thornton

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Satire Brewing Company’s patio is a ‘hidden gem’ that welcomes thirsty visitors and their dogs, too!

A hidden gem with a huge patio, Satire Brewing Company Creative is a unique and delicious craft beer brewery.

Enjoy tasty, appetizers and locally made sausages and meats while sipping on a small-batch craft brew – and even better, bring along your four-legged friend, as the patio is dog friendly!

Satire Brewing Company
12136 Grant Cir, Thornton, CO 80241
(There is also a location at the Denver Premium Outlet Mall)

Kachina Southwestern Grill – Westminster

Located in the Westin Hotel at the Westminster Promenade, Kachina’s inviting outdoor space features couches, firepits and ample seating for dining from morning till night.
Adding to the outdoor ambiance is the Duck Lake feature and Promenade Terrace just west of the patio.

Kachina Southwestern Grill
10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020
(Inside the Westin)

Cheers! See you on a patio soon!

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