Best Restaurant Patios in Winston-Salem

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Best Restaurant Patios in Winston-Salem

Whether it’s winter and you want a heated patio, or you want to enjoy the warm temperatures during the spring, Winston-Salem has the patio for you. Check out some of the top outdoor seating restaurants in Winston-Salem.

Updated March 2024

The Old Fourth Filling Station

ADDRESS | 871 W 4th St.

Its outdoor seating area is actually larger than its indoor section.

Pro Tip: The Old Fourth Filling Station has a drink special almost every night of the week. Enjoy $6 Tito’s drinks on Tuesdays, $6 well whiskey on Wednesdays, and ½ off wine on Thursdays.

Patio options: A larger patio that’s heated in the winter, a covered area if it’s raining, and a small section along the sidewalk where you can bring your dog.


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ADDRESS | 901 W 4th St.

For a high-end dinner, head to Bernardin’s. It has one of the best patios in the city that is beautifully decorated with hanging ivy – you will feel like you’ve stepped into a hidden garden.

Patio options: The patio is heated in the winter.


The Quiet Pint Tavern

ADDRESS | 1420 W 1st St.

If you’re looking to enjoy a bite to eat in a casual setting, The Quiet Pint is your spot.

Patio options: It has a large outdoor patio and a covered section with heaters.

Must order: The nachos!


The Porch

ADDRESS | 840 Mill Works St.

Enjoy a margarita flight at The Porch’s outside dining area.

Patio options: It has a large outdoor patio and a covered section to stay out of the sun. In the winter, The Porch offers bubbles for you to dine in while still enjoying outside.


1703 Restaurant & Catering

ADDRESS | 1703 Robinhood Rd.

Although 1703 is right off of Robinhood, you’ll feel like you’re in a small town while enjoying food on its covered patio!

Patio options: Covered patio with heaters in the winter.


Village Tavern

ADDRESS | 221 Reynolda Village & 2000 Griffith Rd.

Village Tavern (Reynolda location) has one of the largest patios in the area. The patio is covered with a tent during the colder months and then remains open during warmer months. Don’t want all that sun? No worries, there are umbrellas at every table.

Pro Tip: While waiting for a table, explore Reynolda Village.


Village Tavern

6th and Vine

ADDRESS | 209 W 6th St.

From the street, you would not know 6th and Vine has an extensive outdoor patio that can accommodate large parties and intimate dinners.

Bonus: They have string lights that come on at night!



ADDRESS | 878 W 4th St.

Umbrellas line the street in front of Mozelle’s for a European feel outdoor seating section.

Bonus: In the winter, Mozelle’s provides customers with blankets along with a few heaters.


A Noble Grille

ADDRESS | 380 Knollwood St.

The outdoor patio at A Noble Grille is full of plants. It’s like eating a garden!

Bonus: In the summer, there’s often live music on its patio.


River Birch Lodge

ADDRESS | 3324 Robinhood Rd.

Hidden behind the restaurant, River Birch Lodge’s patio is surrounded by greenery.

Patio options: Covered patio with heaters in the winter.



ADDRESS | 723 N. Trade St. NW

Mojito has a large covered patio full of picnic tables! One of the best outdoor seating options downtown.

Bonus: String lights turn on at night.


East of Texas

ADDRESS | 907 S. Broad St.

East of Texas has a large outdoor seating area with string lights, colorful chairs, beautiful plants, games for the kids, and more.

Bonus: The restaurant sometimes plays movies on the outdoor patio in the summer.


Ryan’s Steakhouse

ADDRESS | 719 Coliseum Dr.

The deck at Ryan’s Steakhouse sits above the forest, making it feel like you’re truly out in nature.

Bonus: When booking a reservation, you can request outdoor seating.


Spring House

ADDRESS | 450 N Spring St.

The Spring House patio wraps around the side of the house and is located right next to the garden; some of the food you enjoy may have come from there!

Bonus: Connected to the patio, the outdoor terrace has soft seating and a fountain; it’s a perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail before or after dinner.


The Katharine

ADDRESS | 401 N Main St.

The Katharine’s patio area has plenty of seating with wicker chairs, umbrellas, and string lights..

Bonus: In the winter, The Katharine sets up heated “snowglobes” on the patio you can dine in!


Six Hundredº

ADDRESS | 450 N Patterson Ave.

Six Hundredº’s expansive patio area looks out onto Bailey Park, offering a great view of Innovation Quarter.

Bonus: Your furry friend is welcome to join you on the patio!

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