25 Louisville Patios For Dining And Drinking This Summer

Warm weather is on its way so it's time to visit the best patios in Louisville. These bar and restaurant patios are the places we like to meet our friends and spend a leisurely weekend afternoon. While some are pet-friendly, make sure to ask before you let Fido tag along.
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Copper & Kings
1121 E. Washington St.
Good Drinks, multiple great outdoor spaces Photo via  Copper & Kings

Copper & Kings

1121 E. Washington St.
Good Drinks, multiple great outdoor spaces
Photo via Copper & Kings
Holy Grale1034 Bardstown Rd.A pretty biergarten-style patio with fountains, a vertical garden, good food, and an impressive beer list.

Holy Grale

1034 Bardstown Rd.
A pretty biergarten-style patio with fountains, a vertical garden, good food, and an impressive beer list.
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Garage Bar700 E. Market St.The perfect spot for hanging with the crew and grabbing a slice of pizza in Nulu.

Garage Bar

700 E. Market St.
The perfect spot for hanging with the crew and grabbing a slice of pizza in Nulu.
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8UP Elevated Drinkery and Kitchen350 W. Chestnut St.This Rooftop Patio is great in all seasons. With fireplaces,”IgLous” in chilly weather, a killer city view, 8UP is for sure a favorite spring and summer spot. It's a perfect stop before a show at the Mercury Ballroom or the Louisville Palace.

8UP Elevated Drinkery and Kitchen

350 W. Chestnut St.
This Rooftop Patio is great in all seasons. With fireplaces,”IgLous” in chilly weather, a killer city view, 8UP is for sure a favorite spring and summer spot. It's a perfect stop before a show at the Mercury Ballroom or the Louisville Palace.
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Naive1001 E Washington St.Chic-airy veggie-focused cafe serving smoothies alongside hearty salads & fresh-pressed cocktails.

Naive

1001 E Washington St.
Chic-airy veggie-focused cafe serving smoothies alongside hearty salads & fresh-pressed cocktails.
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Chik'n & Mi1765 Mellwood Ave.Cozy spot for Asian-style fried chicken, ramen & noodles in laid-back surroundings.

Chik'n & Mi

1765 Mellwood Ave.
Cozy spot for Asian-style fried chicken, ramen & noodles in laid-back surroundings.
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Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe2868 Frankfort Ave.Enjoy fresh baked bread on the European-style patio while you people along Frankfort Avenue.

Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe

2868 Frankfort Ave.
Enjoy fresh baked bread on the European-style patio while you people along Frankfort Avenue.
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Gravely Brewing Co.514 Baxter Ave.Sometimes pup-friendly. Always a good time with friends, and good beer is a plus.

Gravely Brewing Co.

514 Baxter Ave.
Sometimes pup-friendly. Always a good time with friends, and good beer is a plus.
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The MerryWeather1101 Lydia St.Come enjoy the patio on a warm spring day and be on the lookout for food trucks and pop-up kitchens.

The MerryWeather

1101 Lydia St.
Come enjoy the patio on a warm spring day and be on the lookout for food trucks and pop-up kitchens.
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Nouvelle Bar and Bottle214 S. Clay St.Beautiful patio, perfect in the evening when the lights come on and it fills with live music.

Nouvelle Bar and Bottle

214 S. Clay St.
Beautiful patio, perfect in the evening when the lights come on and it fills with live music.
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ShopBar950 Barrett Ave.It's a gift shop and it's a bar. It's also a great spot to hang out with a small group of friends after work.

ShopBar

950 Barrett Ave.
It's a gift shop and it's a bar. It's also a great spot to hang out with a small group of friends after work.
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The Post1045 Goss Ave. Pizza. Beer. Patio. All of life's necessities.

The Post

1045 Goss Ave.
Pizza. Beer. Patio. All of life's necessities.
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Guacamole900 E. Market St.Colorful patio. Influencers snapping selfies. Tasty Margaritas.

Guacamole

900 E. Market St.
Colorful patio. Influencers snapping selfies. Tasty Margaritas.
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Flanagan’s Ale House
934 Baxter Ave. 
A dog-friendly patio. Beer and Irish bites. Photo via  Flanagan’s Ale House

Flanagan’s Ale House

934 Baxter Ave.
A dog-friendly patio. Beer and Irish bites.
Photo via Flanagan’s Ale House
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Down One Bourbon Bar
321 W. Main St. 
A patio in the heart of the city, hidden from view. A great stop before a Yum! Center show. Photo via  Down One Bourbon Bar

Down One Bourbon Bar

321 W. Main St.
A patio in the heart of the city, hidden from view. A great stop before a Yum! Center show.
Photo via Down One Bourbon Bar
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Gertie’s Whiskey Bar - NULU
821 E. Market St. STE. 101 
Whiskey Bar. Good Patio. Great Sips.  Photo via  Gertie’s Whiskey Bar

Gertie’s Whiskey Bar - NULU

821 E. Market St. STE. 101
Whiskey Bar. Good Patio. Great Sips.
Photo via Gertie’s Whiskey Bar
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Cask Southern Kitchen and Bar
9980 Linn Station Rd. 
The name should be a hint. Bourbon, rich Southern food, and a nice patio for relaxing. Photo via  Cask Southern Kitchen and Bar

Cask Southern Kitchen and Bar

9980 Linn Station Rd.
The name should be a hint. Bourbon, rich Southern food, and a nice patio for relaxing.
Photo via Cask Southern Kitchen and Bar
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736 E. Market St. 
They technically have two patios. One in the front of the building, and a space with converted shipping containers. Look for the BIG chicken mural. Photo via  Royals Hot Chicken
736 E. Market St.
They technically have two patios. One in the front of the building, and a space with converted shipping containers. Look for the BIG chicken mural.
Photo via Royals Hot Chicken
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Volare Italian Ristorante 
2300 Frankfort Avenue 
Good Italian eats. A nice wine and bourbon list, and a chill patio. Photo via  Volare

Volare Italian Ristorante

2300 Frankfort Avenue
Good Italian eats. A nice wine and bourbon list, and a chill patio.
Photo via Volare
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The Village Anchor
11507 Park Rd. 
East end dining with a nautical twist. Photo via  The Village Anchor

The Village Anchor

11507 Park Rd.
East end dining with a nautical twist.
Photo via The Village Anchor
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