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Dine with a View

Check out these patios to soak in the sun or admire a perfect view of the city while you eat dinner. 

The Green Room

A staple in the Deep Ellum neighborhood, The Green Room offers an amazing view of the Dallas skyline, a fully stocked bar and some of the best food in the area. The menu has a fresh take on classic pub food favorites, including special creations like the Metalachi Burger and the Short Rib Texas Poutine.

BrainDead Brewing

Enjoy more than 15 taps of local beers, as well as several in-house brews at BrainDead Brewing. The Deep Ellum pub includes a large patio, with a unique artsy concept and great beer-friendly menu, which further accentuate the pub's appeal.

High Five's

Explore High Five’s, an entertaining and friendly neighborhood restaurant and bar in the Knox/ Henderson area. Serving fast, casual food from early until late, seven days a week, taste everything from the Corn Dog Bites to the Vegan BLT. Check out its stunning patio and enjoy local craft on draft, sip patio-pounding frozen cocktails or bring your four-legged friend to make it even more enjoyable.

HG Supply Co

Located in Lower Greenville, buzzworthy HG Sply Co. features an upstairs patio that opens at 5 p.m. and offers one of the best nighttime hangout spots. Start with any of the delicious and nutritious vegan options, like the Farmhouse Burger or Ahi Tuna Poke, then try one of their inventive cocktails.


Grab a table on the outside patio of Rapscallion in Lower Greenville. Serving up Southern styled food, try the chicken fried steak or the chicken and dumplings. Also, their delicious cocktails are worth checking out.

The Rustic

Venture into Pat’s Backyard for an unbeatable experience in this lively and energizing hotspot in Uptown. With live music and a great happy hour, this bar is known for having both exceptional food and drinks.


Located in Deep Ellum, Stirr’s rooftop patio presents a picturesque view of the city. And with options like chicken and waffles, paired with refreshing cocktails like a nice Old Fashion or the Bee’s Knees, Stirr is just what you need for a fantastic meal and time in Dallas.

Katy Trail Ice House

Stop on by if you’re around the Katy Trail. Located in Uptown, the Katy Trail Ice House has one of the best patios in Dallas and is a great place for a delicious meal after running or walking on the trail. The menu features a wide variety of American-inspired cuisine, like burgers and sandwiches, as well as an extensive lists of beers and cocktails.

Dibs on Victory

One of the latest additions to the Victory Park area, Dibs on Victory’s rooftop patio provides a stunning view of the neighborhood and Downtown Dallas. Try the chicken pot pie or steak fingers, and sip on a one of their specialty cocktails.

The Porch

Fittingly named The Porch, this Lower Greenville restaurant features an impressive patio with a beautiful view of the neighborhood. The menu is Southern-inspired cuisine and has everything from the Buttermilk Fried Chicken Cobb salad to the Wood Grilled Adobo Quail.

Sixty Vines

A popular place in Uptown, Sixty Vines offers a modern and peaceful ambience, as well as charming décor and greenery throughout the restaurant and patio. Made with fresh and locally sourced ingredients, try any of the food options from their cheese boards to wood fired pizzas.

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Last updated on 05/20/2020.