Raleigh's Top 12 Patios

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Raleigh's Top 12 Patios

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Warm weather means it’s time to pack the patios! We rounded up a few of our favorite places around the Oak City, featuring rooftops and scenic skyline views, to grab a much needed beverage while enjoying the breeze. Whether you’re thirsty for a cold brew, a craft cocktail, a glass of vino or just some sunshine, this list has you covered. Cheers!

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Make it a Mezcal at Gallo Pelón

Gallo Pelón Mezcaleria

If you're dreaming of a Mexican vacation, but don't have the time or the money to spare, head to NC's first Mezcaleria for a spirit similar to tequila, but that packs a punch all of its own. The cozy rooftop patio paired with top notch drinks is just the escape you've been craving.

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Look Over Downtown with a Beer & Hot Dog at The Cardinal

The Cardinal Bar

The Cardinal, a hot dog and craft beer bar in Glenwood South, brings some of the best views of Raleigh. Grab a seat on the patio and enjoy!

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Have Drinks on Raleigh Times Patio

The Raleigh Times Bar

You may not be on top of the world, but you'll be on the top of the Raleigh Times. Enjoy an ice cold beverage while you cheers to Downtown Raleigh.

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Head West and Discover "The Hideout"

Lonerider Brewing Company

Head out to the Wild West of Raleigh and discover "The Hideout," Lonerider Brewery's watering hole.

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Stock Up at State of Beer

State of Beer

The bottle shop is outfitted with 12 taps, bottles from local and national brewers, a food menu full of sammies and salads, plus a patio we can't stay away from.

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Go Greek at Taverna Agora

Taverna Agora

A trip to Taverna Agora is almost as good as a trip to Mykonos. The spot off of Glenwood is complete with traditional eats and plenty of Greek ambiance—grab a seat on the roof if you can!

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Drink a Beer at Crank Arm Brewing

Crank Arm Brewing Company

Enjoy a craft beer brewed right in the heart of Raleigh. In warmer months, Crank Arm's front garage doors stay open creating an awesome indoor-outdoor vibe.

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Sip on Tasty Beer at Trophy

Trophy Brewing

Pizza and beer? Yes, please! Visit Trophy Brewing Company to enjoy a pint and a pie. Be warned, the patio stays packed and there's often not an organized waitlist, so if you're just looking for brews venture to Trophy Maywood.

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Pick Your Poison at Whiskey Kitchen

Whiskey Kitchen

As the name suggests, Whiskey Kitchen specializes in top notch whiskeys, pairing its libations with a stunning interior and your new favorite patio.

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Cheers Your European Style Beer at the Beer Garden

Raleigh Beer Garden

Kick back with a pint in hand at the massive Raleigh Beer Garden. Raleigh Beer Garden actually has a lot to offer—an indoor tree, a dedicated spirits bar, an NC beer bar, multiple patios, a beer garden and if you keep wandering back, you'll find a green space for yard games.

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Taste American Beers at Bond Brothers

Bond Brothers Beer Company

This brewery in downtown Cary is bringing back pre-prohibition style, easily drinkable ales to the scene. Pair that with a beautiful patio and you've got yourself a new favorite watering hole. Oh, and they were recently voted "#1 New Brewery in America" by USA Today's 10 Best. Not too shabby!

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Sip in Style at Dram & Draught

Dram & Draught

This former auto shop has been transformed into a modern whiskey bar with pours for all palates. Take a swig, take a seat and kick back on Hillsborough St.

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