Here is a roundup of some of the best places to eat outside in Las Vegas in honor of National Eat Outside Day on Aug. 31.
Americana Las Vegas
Americana Las Vegas is positioned to overlook Lake Jacqueline in the Desert Shores community. Guests are invited to eat in the dining room which offers a panoramic view of the lake or on the temperature controlled patio.
A Downtown Summerlin gem, the vibrant patio at Andiron is perfect for bottomless mimosas at brunch, $1 oysters during happy hour or a romantic dinner. Andiron Steak & Sea serves Dinner seven days a week from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., Weekend Brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Happy Hour featuring small plates, beverage specials and $1 oysters in the bar from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. daily.
Beer Park Las Vegas
Located on the second-floor rooftop of Paris Las Vegas, Beer Park is the perfect destination for outdoors eating, offering gorgeous views of the Las Vegas Strip paired with beer-flavored grilled and smoked meats, more than 100 beer selections, including 36 beers on tap, multiple high-def TVs for sports viewing and a lounge area with oversized yard games.
The Biergarten at Lagasse’s Stadium
Lagasse's Stadium recently introduced an all-new beer garden-inspired experience, The Biergarten at Lagasse's Stadium. Located on the patio of Lagasse's Stadium, guests are transported into Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse's take on Bavaria with gourmet fare, Anheuser-Busch beers and craft cocktails - allowing for the ultimate German beer garden experience.
Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken at Grand Bazaar Shops
The all-new Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken at Grand Bazaar Shops invites guests to enjoy good ol' finger-licking fried chicken. Plus, guests can dine alfresco while imbibing with its signature cocktails such as the Desert Mule, Brown Sugar Bourbon, Royal Mary, and more.
Brio Tuscan Grille
There is plenty of seats for those who wish to dine outdoors at Brio Tuscan Grille at Town Square. Diners will enjoy fresh, quality ingredients, expertly grilled meats, succulent seafood and house-made perfection. Open for lunch and dinner.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Cabo Wabo Cantina has the best food with the best views! The Mexican restaurant will encourage all customers to sit outside on the patio to celebrate National Eat Outside Day, where patrons can enjoy strip-side views and live music. Cabo Wabo will give customers another reason to fiesta offering half-off margaritas, sangria, appetizers and more during happy hour from 3 to 5 p.m.—you’ll definitely want to grab a seat outside early!
Carlos'n Charlies at Flamingo Las Vegas offers a beautiful outside deck with shade and misters. The restaurant is family friendly and prides itself on its genuine personality. The humor of Mexico is present in every detail and flair bartenders, balloons and lively music add to the atmosphere. Live DJs nightly.
Carson Kitchen in Downtown Las Vegas
The urban casual eatery Carson Kitchen serves up a selection of social plates and larger portions for the ultimate dining experience. Guests are invited to soak up the sun with the restaurant’s outdoor rooftop patio and bar overlooking Downtown Las Vegas.
Evel Pie boasts a back patio with a private bar featuring local craft beers on tap, Evel's Junk Yard community garden with veggies that are used on the pizzas, and artwork on display by local artists. For the daredevils, pop wheelies on the back patio on a custom adult-sized motorcycle ride while enjoying classic 70s rock, new wave and the roots of hip hop and punk.
With over 25 tempting dining choices throughout Fashion Show, including the new alfresco dining Strip-side, guests can enjoy fine dining, fast casual, cocktails or even a sweet treat during any visit. The Las Vegas Strip-side shopping destination features an assortment of patios, perfect for dining and people watching. Restaurants include Benihana, El Segundo Sol, Kona Grill, Maggiano’s, Sugar Factory, RA Sushi, Stripburger and more.
Hard Rock Cafe on Las Vegas Strip
Hard Rock Cafe on Las Vegas Strip offers patio dining with fabulous views of Las Vegas Boulevard. . Every morning from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. they have Acoustic Breakfast with an acoustic singer on the patio and $15 bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys daily and Happy Hour specials daily from 2 -7 p.m.
For those who enjoy outdoor dining, Hawthorn Grill now welcomes guests to dine on their lush outdoor patio. The patio boasts rich surroundings of foliage and cascading waterfalls in a sophisticated atmosphere, the perfect setting for a tranquil dining experience. Climate controlled and open year round, Hawthorn Grill’s outdoor dining is available for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and Happy Hour.
Herringbone Las Vegas
Herringbone Las Vegas charms visitors via a coastal aesthetic imagined with a modern sensibility. Inspired by trips to the shore. a sweeping patio surrounded by a lush garden landscape bring the restaurant’s locally sourced ethos to life, providing the ideal backdrop for a spirited al fresco meal.
Honey Salt’s patio is open for brunch, lunch and dinner. Honey Salt is located in at 1031 S. Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada. Honey Salt is open seven days a week: Monday 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Honey Salt also features “Sips & Savors,” the restaurant’s daily happy hour from 3 – 6:00 p.m. in the bar, lounge and patio.
Dine Strip-side at Jaburritos newly-renovated patio at The LINQ. Located right across from the fountains on The LINQ Promenade, Jaburritos is the perfect spot to people watch while enjoying favorite sushi burritos and bowls, sake sangria and the newly launched sushi cupcakes.
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway located at Wynn Las Vegas has a gorgeous, temperature controlled patio that is the perfect place to sip on one of La Cave’s signature wine flights or even their bottomless drinks, which are served daily until 3 p.m. Bottomless selections include mimosas; red or white sangria prepared with peach schnapps, triple sec, brandy, oranges, raspberries and Asian pears; Bloody Marys made with Tito’s vodka, Demitri’s Bloody Mary Mix and celery salt, garnished with a lime, fontina cheese and an olive; Painkillers made with Sailor Jerry’s rum, Coco Lopez purée, orange and pineapple juice and nutmeg; and margaritas made with Patrón tequila.
Awarded TOP 10 Vegas Restaurant by Eating Las Vegas: The 50 Essential Restaurants, Best Vegas Outdoor Restaurant, Best French, Best Wine List and Best Neighborhood restaurant, Marché Bacchus serves contemporary cuisine including French, Italian and American dishes. Truly a hidden gem, Marché Bacchus offers a gorgeous setting like none other in Las Vegas. Dine along the beautiful Lake Jacqueline as you enjoy seafood, steaks, pastas and vegetarian dishes. The adjoining wine shop has over 950 labels to select from. Open for lunch and dinner.
Morels Steakhouse & Bistro
Morels Steakhouse & Bistro at The Palazzo features a beautiful patio with picturesque views of the Strip. Enjoy one of their dry or wet-aged steaks, or more than 60 farmhouse and artisanal cheeses from around the world along with handmade salamis and meats.
Whether in Summerlin, on the Strip or Downtown Las Vegas, Nacho Daddy has three convenient locations to serve locals and tourists alike; Nacho Daddy at Miracle Mile Shops 3663 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 9560 W. Sahara and 113 N. 4th St. in Downtown. All three locations have patio dining. Las Vegas-born and raised beginning in 2010, Nacho Daddy is a locally-owned, modern Mexican kitchen setting the industry standard for serving honest and delicious food, while fighting hunger in the community. Don’t let the name fool you, Nacho Daddy doesn’t just serve nachos, they serve the MOST INSANE GOURMET NACHOS where you can find a “never-a-dry-chip” guarantee.
Public School on Tap 702
PS 702 is a chef-driven gastropub that aims to provide guests with “an education in the art of food and beer.” The restaurant takes great pride in its craft beer menu, which features locally-based breweries like Hop Nuts Brewing and Big Dog’s Brewing Co. The culinary offerings rotate seasonally, with eclectic dishes like the infamous BBQ Bison Burger, Roasted Poblano with Quinoa and Fried Chicken & Green Chili Cornbread Waffles. Enjoy bites and brews on PS 702’s patio, which overlooks the Las Vegas skyline.
Strip View Cafe
Strip View Cafe recently completed a major renovation. Shades and a misting system will keep diners cool during the hot summer months and heaters will keep diners warm during winter. The pet-friendly patio offers a lovely view of the Las Vegas Strip and the restaurant serves housemade sandwiches, soups and salads. Everything they serve is made from scratch.
With patios on both floors overlooking spectacular views of the Strip, Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Fashion Show is the premier destination for outdoor dining. Guests can indulge in decadent chocolate cocktails and truffles under an illuminated gazebo that’s surrounded by a field of light-up tulips, oversized cupcakes, lollipops, animal sculptures, and a “candyland” carousel, or have an over-the-top, insane milkshakes on the first floor with Strip-side views.
Tom’s Urban at New York-New York
Tom's Urban has something for everyone with its unique and eclectic blend of the world's favorite street foods – complete with a Strip-side patio located just off the Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York.
Umami Burger at SLS
Umami Burger at SLS, Beer Garden & Sports Book offers us gourmet burgers with house-ground, hand-formed, carefully crafted patties packed with umami rich flavors. Enjoy a drink from the extensive beer and cocktail menu on the outdoor Beer Garden overlooking The Strip or place bets on favorite teams in the William Hill Sports Book while watching the game on the HD video wall or one of the more than 50 TVs.
Here are some other suggestions (who didn't respond to our request for info but we've heard good things about):