Nothing says winter is over quite like a refreshing beverage on a beautiful patio. Dublin is home to your new favorite outdoor dining spot, whether you're looking for something quaint and quiet or hustling and bustling. Treat yourself to one of these top Dublin patio dining locations.
Style: Brewpub, American Eats
If you're looking for a place to kick back and relax with friends on a sunny afternoon, then look no further than North High Brewing. Offering a unique blend of handcrafted beers, cocktails and food, plus an extended back patio conveniently connected to COHatch, it's the perfect place to work, eat and play!
Style: Brewpub & Biergarten
Born in Bavaria - raised in Ohio! 1487 Brewery is a Bavarian-style Craft Brewery & Scratch Kitchen with a menu full of German-inspired dishes and a taproom bountiful with award-winning brews. The Biergarten's casual backyard atmosphere is the perfect place to kick back, watch the game and relax with friends all while sipping on a pint. And for those chillier days, keep the patio vibes alive while staying warm in 1487 Brewery's heated pavilion.
Style: Turkish, Mediterranean
If you're looking for one of the best views in Dublin, Café Istanbul's patio is it! Their year-round patio is perched above the Scioto River and is fully equipped with a retractable roof making for an all-weather alfresco dining experience. Combine these breathtaking views with authentic Turkish cuisine and handcrafted cocktails and you'll find yourself making any excuse to plan your next visit.
Style: Cocktails, Craft Brewery
Experience all the fun of a vacation without the jet lag. From tropical tiki drinks to beachy brews, Getaway Brewing Co. is a stress-free escape that'll put you on island time the minute you walk in. Head up to the bar and grab a drink before you take a seat on the picture perfect-patio that sits right along High St. Every seat is the best seat in the house when you're at Getaway. The giant windows, an abundance of plant life and inviting greenhouse makes the entire dining room feel as if you're in your favorite vacation spot.
Style: Beer, Wine & Spirits
Serving up a menu of market guests craft cocktails, local craft beers, and best-in-class wines, Market Bar located inside North Market Bridge Park is your new favorite drink destination. Located in the heart of Bridge Park, Market Bar's patio is the place to be for anyone who likes to be in the middle of the action. Once you've finished your drinks (and gotten something to eat from one of the 19 merchants), take something home from Market Bars' selection of fine wines, local craft beers, and to-go cocktails.
Style: Irish Pub
Dublin Village Tavern offers a cozy environment, perfect for locals and visitors alike. There is plenty of people watching to do, as the patio sits just next to South High Street, among some of Dublin's most beloved local businesses. The juxtaposition of the hustle of High Street and the serenity of the patio offers something for everyone.
If you're looking for something relaxing yet bustling, the Dublin Village Tavern is your go-to spot. You are sure to enjoy some of their Irish-inspired menu items and imported draft beers - to enjoy them at a discounted price, stop in for happy hour, Monday through Friday, from 3 pm to 7 pm.
Style: Spanish Tapas
In search of the best rooftop view in Dublin? Look no further than VASO Rooftop Louge. High atop the AC Hotel, VASO serves up handcrafted, unique cocktails and Spanish-style tapas. Visit during happy hour (weekdays from 4 pm - 6 pm) for discounted food and drinks to pair with your amazing view!
Enjoy your evening meal with an Irish twist at Fado Pub & Kitchen. Located at Bridge Park, Fado's patio is home to one of the best views of the new Dublin Link Pedestrian Bridge. Some of our favorite menu items include their Fried Goat Cheese appetizer and their Fish & Chips entree. Be sure to head there during happy hour, Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 pm.
Style: American Traditional
Matt the Miller's is well known for offering fresh, high-quality food, but they also offer great service in a beautiful atmosphere. The patio at their Dublin location is one of the most Instagram-worthy views in town. While lunch and dinner are always fantastic at Matt's, their brunch is one of the best meals to enjoy on the patio. Grab yourself a drink from their "Ultimate Bloody Mary Bar" and enjoy!
Style: Seafood & Steakhouse
Tucci's is, of course, well known for their upscale dining experience, but possibly their biggest claim to fame is their three seasons patio. It is one of the largest on the list and allows for outdoor seating all year round! For this reason, the atmosphere is more bustling than perhaps any other location in Dublin. If you're looking for a lively atmosphere with quality food and wine options, Tucci's is the way to go. Their happy hour extends to the patio, so stop by for deals on cocktails, wine, beer, and appetizers, Monday through Saturday, from 3 pm to 6 pm.
Style: Small Plates/Wine Bar
Coast Wine House is home to one of Dublin's newest patios located right in the heart of Historic Dublin. Serving a rotating menu made up of locally sourced, seasonal small plates and wines from across the globe, Coast is bound to be your new favorite spot for sips and sunshine.
Mezzo is one of the most unique locations on the list, as it is not only two stories, it also has three patios! Each one offers slightly different views and scenery, but all three are open for happy hour, so you can't go wrong. Strung-up lights and chandeliers give it a warm, cozy feeling, perfect for date night. Happy hour is available Monday through Friday, 4 pm – 7 pm, featuring beer, wine, cocktails, small plates, and pizzas.
Can't make up your mind? Take your drink to go and explore everything Downtown Dublin has to eat, see and experience in the DORA District.
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