Looking for the perfect patio to kick back on this summer? Here are some of our favorites.
Brand new in June 2022, Lumen8 is a rooftop restaurant and bar located on top of the new SpringHill Suites by Marriott downtown. Can you picture yourself lounging on comfy couches next to glowing fire pits and vast views of Pikes Peak?
This downtown beer garden and bar is what patio dreams are made of, in the words of the great Lizzie McGuire. With trivia, daily food trucks, outdoor movie nights and more, it’s the perfect hang for your fun friends.
A new restaurant in the heart of Downtown Colorado Springs, TILL’s dining space is an inviting open concept that makes indoor/outdoor dining feel fluid. The seasonal, locally sourced menu pairs perfectly with hand-crafted cocktails. *Chef’s kiss*
With classic Barcelona ambiance and a gorgeous, covered patio, TAPAteria is serving up real Spanish tapas and exceptional wine. On Sundays in May through September, head over for Paella on the Patio and eat your weight in this rice-based dish.
Nestled in the mountainside of Manitou Springs, this cantina is the perfect spot to enjoy a margarita on a warm summer day. The pergola above and table umbrellas offer plenty of shade for those of us with photosensitivity.
This dog-friendly establishment is unlike any other because it’s the only restaurant in the state where you can dine indoors with your dogs. Literally with your dogs because there is a doggy menu too. You can also enjoy your meal outside surrounded by the 3,000 square foot, off-leash play yard complete with free entertainment of your furry friends chasing tails.
Dine Creekside at a quaint restaurant and winery offering a vast array of wines made right in Colorado. Sip and relax in the crisp mountain air while listening to the babbling water. So zen.
This industrial-style food hall not only has ample indoor seating, but also offers outdoor hangout spots. Enjoy brick seating around fire pits in the front or picnic table dining in the back alley.
One of the Springs’ newest food concepts, the Well features four food stalls offering various menus, as well as a full-service bar that opens to the outside. The spacious, all-season patio features plenty of seating and sweeping views of Pikes Peak.
Offering global cuisine from Tibet and Nepal, dining at Sherpa Garden is a cultural experience. Located in a cozy house in Old Colorado City, the front patio will make you feel right at home as you fill your tummy and your soul.
From the front, you’d never know this Tex-Mex staple was home to an expansive, colorful patio out back. Kick back at the outdoor bar while you munch on chips and salsa.
Located right off the Colorado College campus, La’au’s is serving up tasty tacos and drinks with a killer happy hour deal from 3-6pm Monday through Friday. They’re temporarily closed but will be reopening soon for the summer – just in time for patio season.
This cozy hotel café is open to the public and serves up delicious bites that foster camaraderie. That’s why their space is intentionally designed for customers to mingle in the bright and airy greenhaus that opens to the spacious patio.
This newer brewery in town is serving up a vast variety of craft beer as well as craft soda, hard seltzer and more. Take advantage of the ample outdoor dining and various food trucks throughout the week.
Hand-crafted lagers, locally baked pretzel bites and stunning rooftop patio mountain views. ‘Nuff said.
If free live music is your thing, you don’t want to sleep on Boot Barn Hall’s Sunset Patio Sessions. Order from Bourbon Brothers’ full menu as you soak in the soothing sounds and enjoy time with friends. *Clinks glass*