Dining Al Fresco: Sitting Outside

The weather is so gorgeous in April and there isn’t much reason to be inside.  Choose one of these Greater Columbia favorites, each offering outdoor seating.

Mr. Friendly’s: 20160407_112539Great patio umbrella tables where you can sit above Five Points and chill out with a wine from their award-winning selection and some absolutely fine Southern eats.  Check out their Facebook page to see what’s cookin’ tonight.

Solstice Kitchen and Wine Bar:Best of Patio 2 Solstice K Northeast Columbia’s favorite has a covered patio where guests can enjoy the afternoon or evening air while they enjoy the best food, hands down, on this side of Cola Town.  See what’s on the menu tonight by clicking here.

Old Mill Brewpub:old mill brewpub beer woman

Lexington’s only brewpub is just that… they brew fantastic small batches of craft beer on site, and they operate the friendliest restaurant and bar, serving excellent pub food.  Enjoy a brewski and a burger or pasta dish out on the covered deck and feel the breeze. They just brewed up a batch of Occoneechee Pale Ale and should have it on tap for the next couple weeks! More info here.

Gervais and Vine:gervais and vine The Vista’s perfect spot for dining outside or in, Gervais and Vine offers its guests a beautiful wine list and creative dishes that make you wonder why you don’t come here all the time.  Enjoy dining outside on their patio.  See more of their wonderful little place on Gervais St. by visiting them online here.

Liberty Tap Room on the Lake: Liberty deck view

Open again (April 5) after renovations, you’ll be hard pressed to come up with another restaurant with this great of view.  Sunsets from either outdoor deck (upper or lower) will take your breath away… their food and drink will make your tastebuds sing.  Get up close and personal with their food by visiting their website here.

Mediterranean Cafe: Lexington’s Mediterranean Cafe offers its guests dining outside at patio tables set up on Main St. where you can watch the world go by as you sup on amazing dishes from Azmi, master of the grill. Azmi grows many of the vegetables on the menu on his farm… so it’s Farm to Table all the time! Visit his website here.

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