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 July 2023

The Old Fourth Filling Station

ADDRESS | 871 W 4th St

Their outdoor seating area is actually larger than their indoor section.

Pro Tip: The Old Fourth Filling Station has a drink special almost every night of the week.

½ off Tito’s drinks on Tuesdays, ½ off whiskey on Wednesdays, and ½ off wine on Thursdays

Patio options: a larger patio that is 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 Bernardins. They have one of the best patios in the city that is beautifully decorated with hanging ivy – you will feel you are in a hidden garden.

Patio options: The patio is heated in the winter


The Quiet Pint Tavern

ADDRESS | 1420 W 1st St

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

Patio options: They have 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: They have a large outdoor patio and a covered section to stay out of the sun. In the winter, they offer 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 will feel like you are in a small town while enjoying food on their covered patio!

Patio options: Covered patio with heaters in the winter


Village Tavern

ADDRESS | 221 Reynolda Village & 2000 Griffith Rd

Village Tavern (Reynolda location) expanded its patio during COVID, making it 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, walk around 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 twinkly 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. You will feel like you are eating in a garden!

Bonus: In the summer, they often have live music on their patio


River Birch Lodge

ADDRESS | 3324 Robinhood Rd

Hidden behind the restaurant, River Birch Lodge’s patio is surrounded by greenery making it hard to remember you are in a parking lot.

Patio options: Covered patio with heaters in the winter



ADDRESS | 723 N. Trade St NW

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

Bonus: Twinkly 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: They sometimes play movies on the outdoor patio in the summer.



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