Sun's Out, Fun's Out: 21 Spots {to Grab A Drink Outdoors} in Raleigh

Sun's Out, Fun's Out: 21 Spots {to Grab A Drink Outdoors} in Raleigh

Posted in Drinks on June 06, 2017

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With temperatures rising and Summer on its way, check out the 22 best spots to drink outdoors in Raleigh!

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

Delicious burgers and outdoor drinking, is there really anything better?

Boxcar Bar + Arcade

Bring your pup to Boxcar and enjoy outdoor games like Giant Jenga!

Boylan Bridge

After being closed for over 15 months due to a collapsed basement wall, Boylan Bridge Brewpub is back in business with some of the best views of the Raleigh skyline!

Carolina Ale House

With an extensive beer list from draft to bottles, as well as awesome cocktails, Carolina Ale House is a must!

Clouds Brewing

The outdoor patio at Clouds Brewing is the perfect spot to grab a cold drink on even the hottest of days!

Cornerstone Tavern

The large outdoor area in front of Cornerstone Tavern has plenty of seating for your group!

Flying Saucer

With 200 beers to choose from and a covered outdoor area, Flying Saucer is an outdoor craft beer drinker's paradise!

Gallo Pelón

If craft cocktails (and Mezcal specifically) are your thing, Gallo Pelón is your spot! We want one of those ^ right now!

Humble Pie

The patio tiki bar is the perfect spot to enjoy some live tunes and grab some food while you enjoy a round of drinks!

Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar

Jimmy V's Limoncello is no joke, and is the perfect way to cap a great meal!

Raleigh Beer Garden

Boasting the "world's largest draft beer selection under one roof" (Guinness Book of World Records Certified), Raleigh Beer Garden's enormous outdoor space is great for those Raleigh Summer nights!

Raleigh Times

Raleigh Times features an awesome 2nd floor rooftop perfect for unwinding after a long day at work!


The roof deck at Solas provides great views of Glenwood South and is your spot to get your weekend going!

Tasty 8's

Tasty 8's features 8 gourmet hot dogs, 8 dipping sauces, 8 craft beers on tap, 8 handmade shakes, and 1 awesome spot to sit outside and enjoy it all!

Taverna Agora

The patio at Taverna Agora takes you from Raleigh to Greece, and their cocktails will have you ordering up another round!

The Pit

Authentic pit-cooked North Carolina BBQ is best enjoyed outdoors with some drinks!

The Rockford

Brunching outdoors makes The Rockford a must-stop spot in Raleigh!

The Station at Person Street

Outdoor fire pits and tons of space make The Station an outdoor drinker's dream!

Trophy Tap & Table

Rooftop craft beers are always a good decision, and Trophy has you covered!

Whiskey Kitchen

The huge outdoor patio with string lights makes for a perfect place to bring your pup and enjoy some beverages!


Xoco brings authentic Mexican food to Raleigh, and there's no better place to enjoy it than with a drink on their patio!

Cover Image: Boylan Bridge Brewpub Facebook