Tis' the season to soak up some Vitamin D and enjoy the beautiful Kansas weather while also enjoying some amazing food and tasty drinks! I absolutely love going to a restaurant with a great patio, I can sit outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine while enjoying my meal. While several of the downtown restaurants have platforms built for patrons to dine outside, there are some great patios in town for you to enjoy!
Here is my Top 10 Favorite Outdoor Patios in Manhattan, KS!
Rock A Belly Deli is located in Aggieville and has an outdoor patio that is tucked in behind the restaurant for guests to enjoy! The patio is shaded for most of the day and makes this spot a favorite for locals!
Bourbon and Baker on of Downtown Manhattan's most popular restaurants. With the recent addition of the outdoor platform, guests can now enjoy seating outside for dinner, drinks, or both!
The Chef is THE SPOT for breakfast in Manhattan, KS! Located Downtown this place is on the smaller side and if you have read my blog about it, then you know to come early. The Chef also had an outdoor platform installed that's giving a little more space for us to enjoy their delicious menu, I mean it's all good!
Little Apple Brewing Company has had its outdoor patio for as long as I can remember. Located in Westloop Shopping Center, this patio is great to enjoy some amazing food or drinks with friends!
Old Chicago is located on Manhattan's Westside and has one of the largest outdoor patios in Manhattan, KS. Their patio has a mix of sun and shade and when it gets chilly they also have a little bit of fire to heat you up!
Mr. K's is also located on Manhattan's Westside and is a favorite spot for guests to enjoy a warm fire and the quiet of the area that backs up to Little Kitten Creek!
Tallgrass Taphouse whether you choose the outdoor dining platform on the main level or the rooftop you are sure to enjoy one of the outdoor dining areas that the Tallgrass Taphouse provides! The rooftop is a must if you have never been, the views are the best!
Coco Bolos is located on the corner of Bluemont and Manhattan Ave. in Aggieville. Guests can enjoy their patio almost year-round! The heaters keep you warm in the winter and the misters and fans keep you cool in the heat of summer!
Taco Lucha is the spot for those in Aggieville that are looking for a great spot to enjoy their dinner or drinks outside. Their covered patio is cool in the summer and has a large fireplace for cooler fall months. their outdoor patio is great for date night or drinks with friends almost year-round!
AJ's Pizzeria is located in Downtown Manhattan, KS. Their enormous outdoor patio is used for so much more than for guests to enjoy some of their tasty pizza and pasta. Throughout the year they have music, host exercise groups, bring your dog night, and more! Be sure to take in their fantastic mural!
As always, be sure you mention your favorite patios if they are not on this list! There seem to always be new additions all the time, I hear that The Guilty Biscuit is going to make this list a Top 11 Best Outdoor Patios very soon! Enjoy and don't forget your sunscreen!