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Spring has (finally) sprung which means patio season has officially commenced. We’ve compiled a list of expansive patios, rooftops, and sidewalk seating from the Philadelphia region’s top restaurants and bars including Assembly Rooftop Lounge, At The Table, Bolo, Butcher Bar, MilkBoy, Patchwork, Red Owl Tavern, Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, Stella of New Hope, Stratus Rooftop Lounge, The Twisted Tail, and Urban Farmer. 


Assembly Rooftop Lounge, Center City’s swanky rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, City Hall, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is the perfect place to enjoy delicious cocktails and bites year-around. With rooftop season finally here, guests are invited to head up the elevator of the Logan Hotel to enjoy seasonal cocktails and snacks such as the Solstice Spritz ($18)  composed of absolute citron, vodka, aperol, lemon, wild berry simple and sparkling wine and Salmon Cakes ($16) with sauce gribiche and fried capers. 

Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made here.  

Hours of operation: Sunday through Thursday 4pm – 10:30pm; bar closes at 12am; Friday and Saturday 4p – 10pm; bar closes at 2am; Happy Hour is Sunday through Thursday 4pm – 5pm

1840 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy • 215.783.4171 | Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter 


At The Table, Wayne’s award-winning fine-dining restaurant from chefs Alex Hardy and Tara Buzan-Hardy, presents an expansive patio adjacent to the restaurants entrance at 118 W Lancaster Ave – the restaurant’s new address since moving down the road in September 2023. Diners and imbibers can enjoy dinner and drinks al fresco all season long courtesy of the 20-seat patio fit with heat lamps to assist in staying warm on chilly evenings.

Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday, 5pm – 10pm

118 W Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA | 610.964.9700 | Website Instagram 


Bolo, Chef Yun Fuentes’ Latin American dining room and rum bar nestled in bustling Rittenhouse Square, boasts a vibrant ventanita on their first-floor rum bar that allows guests to enjoy seasonal sippers and Chef Yun Fuentes’ Latin American fare outdoors on sunny, warmer days. The window opens upwards when weather permits which provides four stools on the Sansom Street sidewalk and four seats indoors on the opposite side of the counter – ideal for people watching, taking in the lively music, and enjoying a piña colada and pinchos throughout the season.

Hours of operation: Monday through Sunday, 5pm – 10pm for dinner, Saturday 10pm – 12am for late night, and Monday through Friday, 5pm – 7pm for happy hour

2025 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 | 267.639.2741 | Website Instagram


Butcher Bar, the Rittenhouse hub for American comfort food, grilled fare, and an expansive brown spirits collection, invites carnivores and cocktail lovers to welcome warmer months with two transitional indoor-outdoor dining spaces, dubbed The Patio and The Whiskey Garden. Utilizing transitional walls and ceilings that can be closed for rain and re-opened to let in a summer’s breeze, The Patio and The Whiskey Garden offers guests the best of both worlds: a taste of warming weather while keeping their cocktails chilled. Additionally, for those looking to bask in the sun while only mere steps away from a full-service bar, there is a first-come, first-served picnic table out front!

Butcher Bar is open for dinner service every day at 4pm, with happy hour Monday – Friday from 4pm – 6:30pm, and brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am – 3pm.

Butcher Bar | 2034 Chestnut St | Website | Instagram | Facebook 


MilkBoy Philly, the landmark locale of the iconic Philadelphia-born brand located in Center City, offers ample sidewalk seating at both venues, on 11th and Chestnut Street and 4th and South Street. Whether enjoying a brew and burger on bustling South Street, or dining along the spacious 11th Street sidewalk prior to catching a show at MilkBoy Philly’s second-floor music space, MilkBoy is an ideal hot spot for outdoor hangs this spring and summer.   

Hours of operation at MilkBoy Chestnut Street: Monday through Friday 7am – 2am; Saturday & Sunday 11am – 2am

Hours of operation at MilkBoy South Street: Sunday through Monday 11am – 12 am; Wednesday through Saturday 11am – 2am

MilkBoy Chestnut Street | 1100 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA |  WebsiteInstagramTwitterFacebook

MilkBoy South Street | 401 South St, Philadelphia, PA | Website Instagram Twitter Facebook


Patchwork, a lively restaurant and bar focused on New American cuisine, offers the city’s best kept secret. Nestled on the second floor of the Hyatt Centric, guests can dine al fresco while taking in the Center City ambiance and indulging in new seasonal dishes. Enjoy new spring offerings such as the Ricotta Agnolotti ($18) with English peas, confit lemon and smoked prosciutto, and the Standoff ($17) composed of mezcal, campari, lime, thyme and egg white. The patio is pup friendly and Patchwork offers a menu designed specifically for four-legged friends. 

Reservations can be made here

Hours of operation: Monday – Thursday 6:30 am – 9 pm; Friday – Saturday 7 am – 10 pm; Sunday 7 am – 9 pm

1620 Chancellor Street | 215.985.1234 | Website | Facebook | Instagram


Red Owl Tavern, the contemporary kitchen and bar located across from Independence Hall in Old City, is commemorating patio season with the seasonal launch of its sweeping sidewalk overlooking historic Independence Mall at the corner of 5th and Chestnut Streets. The spacious – and pet-friendly – setup allots 30 seats for those looking to enjoy a bite and beverage al fresco, during breakfast, all day brunch, and dinner service.

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 7:30am – 10:45am, Saturday and Sunday 8am – 10am (breakfast); Monday through Friday 11:30am – 4:30pm (lunch); Monday through Friday 4:30pm – 10pm, Saturday 5pm – 10pm (dinner); and Saturday 10am – 4pm and Sunday 10am – 2pm (brunch)

433 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215.923.2267| Website Instagram Facebook 


Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, South Jersey’s quintessential historic resort celebrating 110 years in Galloway, NJ, is the ultimate spring getaway. With plenty to do onsite, including two historic gold courses, a restaurant serving up fresh Jersey flavors and a pickle ball court, Seaview is the perfect spot to enjoy the warm weather by the coast. The resort also offers a picture-esque outdoor fire pit on its front patio overlooking the infamous Bay Golf Course and Atlantic City skyline. Guests can enjoy a cocktail (or two) while appreciating the beautiful sunset over Reed’s Bay. 

401 South New York Rd, Galloway, NJ • 609.652.1800 • Website • Instagram

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Stella of New Hope, Bucks County’s modern American restaurant located in the Ghost Light Inn with 180 degree views of the Delaware River, is home to a gorgeous outdoor patio, perfect for sitting outside to indulge in an array of cocktails and dishes while soaking in the spring sunshine. The restaurant also boasts a grassy knoll for a more casual riverside experience. Stella’s patio is dog-friendly and the restaurant offers a furr-tastic Pup Menu for four-legged family members to enjoy. 

Reservations can be made here

Hours of operation: Thursday 5 – 12am, Friday 5 – 2am, Saturday 8 – 2am

50 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938 • 267.740.2691 •WebsiteInstagramFacebook


Stratus Rooftop Lounge, the swanky rooftop venue on the 11th floor of the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Old City, is getting prepped and ready for the spring and summer season, boasting an all-new cocktail menu courtesy of Bar Manager Patrick Banko and light fare from the talented in-house culinary team. The indoor/outdoor lounge features two private pavilions (Mist and Vapor) fitted with posh booth-style seating, an illuminating, expansive bar with a garage-style entrance to the outdoor space, contemporary light fixtures, and a lush “green wall” encompassing the lounge, adding to a thoroughly modern, sexy scene.

Hours of operation: Thursday from 5pm – 12am, Friday from 5pm – 2am, and Saturday from 8pm – 2am 

433 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215.925.2889 | Website Instagram Facebook


The Twisted Tail, Headhouse Square’s restaurant, bar and live music venue, boasts sidewalk seating boarded by beautiful handmade flower beds for guests to enjoy the spring weather while sipping on seasonal cocktails such as the Spring Fever ($16) composed of Hornitos Blancomezcal, cachaça, grilled lemon, pear, ginger and honey. Guests are also encouraged to enjoy The Twisted Tail’s new cheese program with a focus on local, woman-owned and classic representations of highly sought-after distinctive artisan cheeses, from Kentucky-bourbon soaked to beer-washed, ash-rubbed, and more.

Reservations can be made through OpenTable.

Hours of operation: Monday – Thursday 4 pm – 10 pm; Friday 4 pm – 12 am; Saturday 11 am – 12 am; Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

509 S. 2nd St. • 215.558.2471 • Website • Instagram • Facebook • Twitter


UrbanFarmer, the modern American steakhouse located in the Logan Hotel known for its locally sourced ingredients and in-house butcher shop and mushroom program, boasts a gorgeous al fresco space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with views of the Swann Memorial Fountain, perfect for springtime dining. The patio is dog-friendly and Urban Farmer offers a Puppy Menu with items such as Beef Tenderloin Bits ($13) or Strawberry Banana “Ice Cream” made with frozen yogurt and topped with a homemade doggie biscuit.  

Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made on OpenTable

Hours of operation:  Tuesday through Saturday, 8am – 9pm, and Sunday, 8am – 3pm

1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 | Website | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook