Savor the Summer: Top Outdoor Dining & Drinks Experiences in Alpharetta

In Events & Entertainment, Food + Drink
People eating on patio at The Standard

Welcome to a city where sunshine meets culinary delights! With the Summer season right around the corner, you might be in search of the perfect Alpharetta patio to dine and drink at. Luckily, we’ve curated the perfect guide – from cozy patios to vibrant rooftop bars, Alpharetta offers a range of outings where you can find comfort, fun, and deliciousness all in one place. Get ready to discover your new favorite summer hangout in Awesome Alpharetta where there’s a perfect outdoor spot for everyone – from quick sips and bites to a happy hour with delectable cuisine.

Check out our top five outdoor dining and drink spots in Alpharetta, where you can experience the warm summer air while taking in everything the city has to offer!

friends eating at rooftop restaurant on patio

1) UP on the Roof

Looking for the perfect summer setting to blur the line between indoors and outdoors? Then UP On the Roof Alpharetta is the spot for you! Perched above the highest point in downtown Alpharetta, on the rooftop of Liberty Hall, take in 360° views of North Atlanta, Alpharetta City Hall, the Town Green at City Center, and more from their wrap-around outdoor terrace. Complimenting the UPscale rooftop bar vibes, their dining menu includes small plates and shareable Southern classics. You can catch us UP there all throughout the summer!

friends drinking and talking at a restaurant

2) Barleygarden

Nestled right in the heart of Avalon, Barleygarden is a brew-centric staple! Featuring a rooftop bar and outdoor patio with tables and umbrellas to keep your crew cool in the shade, prepare to bring your appetite and a thirst for a culinary adventure. Presenting elevated, yet classic, American dishes as well as 50+ craft beer taps and cocktails, Barleygarden has flavors for every palate. One more reason to seal the deal on a Barleygarden visit: this restaurant is pet-friendly, so you and your four-legged friends can enjoy the summertime vibes!

3) Fogón and Lions Alpharetta

Open views, happy hour, and Spanish cuisine, oh my! Fogón and Lions blends authentic Spanish meals with innovative and modern dining, from unique steaks and seafood to ceviches and churrascos. Have your one-of-a-kind savory bites and partake in some people watching by taking your dish to Fogón and Lions’ outdoor patio, which faces Milton Ave. Mix the sweet downtown views with those spicy bites!

Family eating dinner in restaurant cheersing

4) Chiringa

The word Chiringa references an open-air, beachside enterprise – and Chiringa co-owner Andy McKoski was inspired to incorporate bright colors, open space, and a “come as you are” feel into the restaurant! Chiringa’s offerings emphasize light and elevated bites, with fresh fish, clean protein, and refreshing beverages. Located right next to the Town Green in Downtown Alpharetta, take in our gorgeous city views while embracing the open community vibe.

Ladies eating dinner on patio with live music

5) The Standard at Alpharetta

If you’re in the mood for some live music, classic American eats, scenic views, and making new local friends, The Standard at Alpharetta is where you’ll want to be! Serving up classics like “The Supreme Pizza,” “The Standard Burger,” “Italian Sammie,” and many more, this is one chill hangout you’ll want to find yourself at. The Standard also offers indoor and outdoor dining for whatever vibe you’re feeling at the time. With the outdoor dining offering a view of the Town Green and City Hall, get ready to be served up deliciousness and a delightful view!

As the days grow longer and the nights warmer, there’s no better way to embrace the summer season than by savoring whatever food fits your mood! In fact, why not plan a weekend staycation to Alpharetta to ensure you can explore all that these eateries have to offer? Head over to one of Alpharetta’s 30 modern, upscale hotels for the ultimate comfort when the food coma hits. Gather your friends and family, book those reservations, and come enjoy outdoor adventures and culinary delights. Cheers!