Best Restaurant Patios in Winston-Salem

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.

Updated March 2022


The Old Fourth Filling Station

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

ADDRESS | 871 W 4th St




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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

ADDRESS | 901 W 4th St


The Quiet Pint Tavern 

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

ADDRESS | 1420 W 1st St


Quiet Pint Tavern


The Porch

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.

ADDRESS | 840 Mill Works St.


1703 Restaurant & Catering

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

ADDRESS | 1703 Robinhood Rd


Village Tavern 

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.

ADDRESS | 221 Reynolda Village & 2000 Griffith Rd

Village Tavern

6th and Vine 

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 | 209 W 6th St


Young Cardinal Cafe 

Enjoy people watching while enjoying an Instagram-worthy brunch right on 4th St downtown.

Pro Tip: Bring a sweater because the sun often gets hidden behind buildings

ADDRESS | 424 4th St NW


Willows Bistro 

Willow’s Bistro offers outdoor seating along with their building that is partly covered by the roof – we do not recommend eating out here while it’s raining though.

Patio options: Heaters available in the winter

ADDRESS | 300 S Liberty St #125

Willow's Bistro

Cibo Trattoria 

Transport to Italy while enjoying pasta on Cibo Trattoria’s relaxing side patio.

Bonus: Twinkly lights, a little waterfall, and heaters in the winter

ADDRESS | 529 Trade St NW



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

ADDRESS | 878 W 4th St


A Noble Grille 

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

ADDRESS | 380 Knollwood St.


River Birch Lodge

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 | 3324 Robinhood Rd



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

ADDRESS | 723 N, Trade St NW


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