28 Patios Where You Can Dine, Drink and Enjoy the Warm Weather

Spring is well on its way, which means restaurants and bars across the city are beginning to open their patios to give diners the ultimate al fresco experience. From rooftop bars to flower-filled garden oases, these patios are begging for a cold cocktail and some sunshine.

**Please check with businesses before visiting to make sure their patios are open for the season.
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Little Miami Brewing Co.
208 Mill St., Milford
Little Miami Brewing Co. features a patio that overlooks the scenic namesake river. Stop by the popular Milford brewery to enjoy some of their 16 seasonal craft beers on tap and hand-tossed pizza, plus some breezy views.

Little Miami Brewing Co.

208 Mill St., Milford
Little Miami Brewing Co. features a patio that overlooks the scenic namesake river. Stop by the popular Milford brewery to enjoy some of their 16 seasonal craft beers on tap and hand-tossed pizza, plus some breezy views.
Somerset
139 E McMicken Ave, Over-the-Rhine
Somerset Bar features both an outdoor and indoor bar that’s perfect for events or just relaxing.  The bar’s exotic garden gives off a nice feeling of seclusion and you almost forget you are in a city.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Somerset

139 E McMicken Ave, Over-the-Rhine
Somerset Bar features both an outdoor and indoor bar that’s perfect for events or just relaxing. The bar’s exotic garden gives off a nice feeling of seclusion and you almost forget you are in a city.
Aclove
1410 Vine St, Over-the-Rhine
Alcove features beer, cocktails, wines and a range of seasonal farm-to-table offerings, all of which can be enjoyed in a warm and inviting environment.  It has a large bar and dining area, as well as two private dining rooms for small groups. It also has an outdoor patio area that's shaded and perfect for lounging and dining.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Aclove

1410 Vine St, Over-the-Rhine
Alcove features beer, cocktails, wines and a range of seasonal farm-to-table offerings, all of which can be enjoyed in a warm and inviting environment. It has a large bar and dining area, as well as two private dining rooms for small groups. It also has an outdoor patio area that's shaded and perfect for lounging and dining.
Coppin's at Hotel Covington
638 Madison Ave., Covington
The Patio at Coppins Restaurant and Bar located inside luxury Hotel Covington provides a sun-splashed “urban refuge” for guests. Play lawn games during the day or watch movie screenings at night when looking for space outside the hotel room.
Photo: Provided by Hotel Covington

Coppin's at Hotel Covington

638 Madison Ave., Covington
The Patio at Coppins Restaurant and Bar located inside luxury Hotel Covington provides a sun-splashed “urban refuge” for guests. Play lawn games during the day or watch movie screenings at night when looking for space outside the hotel room.
 Bishop’s Quarter
212 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland 
Doesn’t everyone love a good rooftop? Bishop’s Quarter not only offers full service on the rooftop patio, but also regular live music entertainment. Outdoor seating is also available on the two other patios that wrap around the building (yes, that’s three patios total!).

Bishop’s Quarter

212 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland
Doesn’t everyone love a good rooftop? Bishop’s Quarter not only offers full service on the rooftop patio, but also regular live music entertainment. Outdoor seating is also available on the two other patios that wrap around the building (yes, that’s three patios total!).
Braxton Brewing Co. Rooftop
27 W. 7th St., Covington
The Rooftop at Braxton Brewing Co. in Covington provides comfortable outdoor seating, shade and greenery.  Sip on all of your favorite Braxton drafts — including the newly release mint julep style beer, Kentucky Home — while basking in the sun.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Braxton Brewing Co. Rooftop

27 W. 7th St., Covington
The Rooftop at Braxton Brewing Co. in Covington provides comfortable outdoor seating, shade and greenery. Sip on all of your favorite Braxton drafts — including the newly release mint julep style beer, Kentucky Home — while basking in the sun.
Bridgeview Box Park
1 Levee Way, Newport
Bridgeview Box Park, a cluster of small food, drink and shopping vendors is open year-round but the best time to visit is when the weather is nice. The establishments are housed next to each other in shipping-like containers — hence “box park” — and are interspersed among a common outdoor area. The breezy space overlooks the Ohio River and city and features turf lounge areas, string lights and outdoor games like corn hole and giant Jenga.

Bridgeview Box Park

1 Levee Way, Newport
Bridgeview Box Park, a cluster of small food, drink and shopping vendors is open year-round but the best time to visit is when the weather is nice. The establishments are housed next to each other in shipping-like containers — hence “box park” — and are interspersed among a common outdoor area. The breezy space overlooks the Ohio River and city and features turf lounge areas, string lights and outdoor games like corn hole and giant Jenga.
Streetside Brewery
4003 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum
Streetside Brewery is proud to be located in Cincinnati's oldest neighborhood Columbia Tusculum. The Hickey family are residents of the neighborhood, and founded Streetside Brewery to share their talent with their community. Enjoy craft beer and grab a bite to eat at The Black Dog Grille food truck that is always parked out front. The brewery is also expanding its patio (which they say should be open by June), adding a massive outdoor area with tons of seating, a bar and bathrooms.
Photo: Scott Dittgen

Streetside Brewery

4003 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum
Streetside Brewery is proud to be located in Cincinnati's oldest neighborhood Columbia Tusculum. The Hickey family are residents of the neighborhood, and founded Streetside Brewery to share their talent with their community. Enjoy craft beer and grab a bite to eat at The Black Dog Grille food truck that is always parked out front. The brewery is also expanding its patio (which they say should be open by June), adding a massive outdoor area with tons of seating, a bar and bathrooms.
Madtree Brewing Co. Oakley Taproom
3301 Madison Rd., Oakley
MadTree’s massive 10,000-square-foot beer garden is a fun family hangout. With over 30 MadTree-exclusive taps, ambient lighting and an industrial brick façade leftover from the building’s factory days, there’s more than enough space to accommodate all the beer-drinking, cornhole-playing, dog-loving humans that hang at MadTree on the regular.
Photo: Phil HeidenReich

Madtree Brewing Co. Oakley Taproom

3301 Madison Rd., Oakley
MadTree’s massive 10,000-square-foot beer garden is a fun family hangout. With over 30 MadTree-exclusive taps, ambient lighting and an industrial brick façade leftover from the building’s factory days, there’s more than enough space to accommodate all the beer-drinking, cornhole-playing, dog-loving humans that hang at MadTree on the regular.
Mecca OTR
1429 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine
This hip OTR hideaway is a welcoming hangout for those interested in no-frills drinking, L.A. vibes and vinyl tunes. Find the main courtyard entrance tucked away down 15th Street, and cross the big-ass gravel patio, past colorful street-art murals, a panoply of rainbow lighting and a plethora of communal seating to enter a world of hanging plants (in summer the patio is decked out in greenery).
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Mecca OTR

1429 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine
This hip OTR hideaway is a welcoming hangout for those interested in no-frills drinking, L.A. vibes and vinyl tunes. Find the main courtyard entrance tucked away down 15th Street, and cross the big-ass gravel patio, past colorful street-art murals, a panoply of rainbow lighting and a plethora of communal seating to enter a world of hanging plants (in summer the patio is decked out in greenery).