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Outdoor Restaurants in Austin Are (Almost) Year-Round
Austinites always find a reason to spend their time outdoors. Whether for music festivals or food fiestas, this city doesn’t need a roof over its head.
Things are heating up in 2021 with even more outdoor gatherings and patio dining out of safety and convenience – not that you need a reason to find the best outdoor restaurants in Austin.
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Olive & June
Olive & June is an outdoor restaurant in Austin well known for its outdoor patio. You’ll have an exquisite experience in fine dining under a 200-year-old oak tree, and that’s not something you’ll find just anywhere.
It’s not just the ambiance, though, as the restaurant has a mouth-watering menu covering your cuisine cravings. But in-house pasta and the carefully selected wine range from the restaurant is, undoubtedly, the specialty.
The restaurant offers ample space on its three-story outdoor patio to accommodate a crowd while still observing social distancing. You can visit Olive & June at 3411 Glenview Ave, Austin.
Website: Olive & June
Yellow Jacket Social Club
Yellow Jacket Social Club
As evident from its name, the Yellow Jacket Social Club is more of a sit-and-drink snack bar with a comfortable and calm outdoor patio observing suitable social distancing measures.
This place is known for having hosted multiple mechanical bull tournaments in the past. The bar offers American cuisine, and it’s one of the best spots in Austin to have a social and upbeat Sunday brunch. Dining at Yellow Jacket is complete with a frozen mimosa and a glass of champagne! This popular outdoor restaurant in Austin is located at 1704 E 5th Street.
Website: Yellow Jacket Social Club
BBQ and Chinese
Are you looking for an outdoor restaurant in Austin offering chow mein and other Chinese specialties?
If so, then Loro is the place for you, and it’s courtesy of James Beard award winners.
You can dine on a beautiful patio promising comfortable seating arrangements for small groups. It’s an Asian Smokehouse and Bar. So, apart from Chinese cuisine, you’ll find delicious barbequed meat with drinks such as mango slushies.
Despite its popularity and moderate pricing, you can typically grab a table. Just keep in mind that it’s hopping at Happy Hour at Loro, so plan accordingly. Loro is located at 2115 S Lamar Blvd, Austin.
Perla’s Seafood and Oyster
We have to add a top-notch outdoor restaurant in Austin specializing in seafood, so we’ve chosen Perla’s Seafood and Oyster. It’s got one of the best patio decks in the city, beach-themed with relaxing chairs and round tables.
Perla’s is slightly more expensive than other restaurants on this list. But the lobster roll seafood café justifies the price. The restaurant is also considerably busy, so it is recommended to book a table before visiting. It is located at 1400 S Congress Ave, Austin.
More of the Best Outdoor Restaurants in Austin
|Austin Restaurant||Address||Website URL|
|Perlas Seafood and Oyster Bar||1400 S Congress Ave Ste B100 Austin, TX 78704||Perlas Seafood & Oyster Bar|
|Hotel Vegas / Volstead Lounge||1500 E 6th St Austin, TX 78702||Hotel Vegas|
|Kalimotxo||607 W 3rd St Suite 105 Austin, TX 78701||Kalimotxo|
|Lous||1900 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78702||Lous|
|Olive & June||3411 Glenview Ave Austin, TX 78703||Olive & June|
|LoLo||1504 E 6th St Austin, TX 78702||LoLo|
|The Little Darlin||6507 Circle S Rd Austin, TX 78745||The Little Darlin|
|Loro||2115 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704||Loro|
|Lenoir||1807 S 1st St Austin, TX 78704||Lenoir|
|Kinda Tropical||3501 E 7th St Austin, TX 78702||Kinda Tropical|
|Cherrywood Coffeehouse||1400 E 38th 1/2 St Austin, TX 78722||Cherrywood Coffeehouse|
|Hold Out Brewing||1208 W 4th St Austin, TX 78703||Hold Out Brewing|
|Better Half Coffee & Cocktails||406 Walsh St Austin, TX 78703||Better Half|
|Josephine House||1601 Waterston Ave Austin, TX 78703||Josephine House|
|Radio Coffee & Beer||4208 Manchaca Rd Austin, TX 78704||Radio Coffee & Beer|
|Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden||121 Pickle Rd Austin, TX 78704||Cosmic Coffee & Beer Garden|
|Draught House Pub & Brewery||4112 Medical Pkwy Austin, TX 78756||Draught House|
|Scholz Garten||1607 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX 78701||Scholz Garden|
|Lichas Cantina||1306 E 6th St Austin, TX 78702||Lichas Cantina|
|Jester King Brewery||13005 Fitzhugh Rd Austin, TX 78736||Jester King Brewery|
|The ABGB||1305 W Oltorf St Austin, TX 78704||The ABGB|
|Matts el Rancho||2613 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704||Matts el Rancho|
|Justines Brasserie||4710 E 5th St Austin, TX 78702||Justines Brasserie|
|Gueros Taco Bar||1412 S Congress Ave Austin, TX 78704||Gueros Taco Bar|
|Fresas South First||1703 South First Austin, Texas 78704||Fresas South First|
|Gourdoughs Public House||2700 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704||Gourdoughs Public House|
|Contigo Austin||2027 Anchor Ln Austin, TX 78723||Contigo Austin|
|Salty Sow||1917 Manor Rd Austin, TX 78722||Salty Sow|
|Bar Peached||1315 W 6th St Austin, TX 78703||Bar Peached|
|Sour Duck Market||1814 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Austin, TX 78702||Sour Duck Market|
|Easy Tiger||6406 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd Austin, TX 78752||Easy Tiger|
|South Congress Cafe||1600 S Congress Ave Austin, TX 78704||South Congress Cafe|
|Central Machine Works||4824 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78702||Central Machine Works|
We’ll Guide You to More Than Outdoor Restaurants in Austin
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