The Ultimate Memphis Patio List: 100+ Places To Eat and Drink Outside

The Ultimate Memphis Patio List: 100+ Places To Eat and Drink Outside

Ed. Note: Restaurants FREQUENTLY change their hours, open status, dog-friendly status, and patio availability. call ahead for the most up-to-date info!

Here it is: Memphis area patios, listed (generally) by neighborhood. I will continue to update this list of patios, so if left off your favorite patio in Memphis all you have to do is leave me a comment.

Railgarten | Alex Shansky
Railgarten in Cooper Young has multiple outdoor spaces with patios, a stage, and a playground.

Sunglasses on, bottoms up. Here's a quick list.


Cordelia's Market Harbor Town *dog friendly actually has two patios
Loflin Yard *dog friendly (the whole place is basically a patio)
Comeback Coffee
Cupcake Cutie
Curfew at Canopy by Hilton Hotel *dog friendly
Central BBQ Downtown *midtown and downtown locations are dog friendly
Automatic Slim's (just a few tables) 
Terrace at the River Inn (the covered rooftop bar/restaurant at The River Inn at Harbor Town)
Blue Monkey Downtown (smoking allowed)
Cafe Eclectic Harbor Town
Lunchbox Eats patio is temporarily closed, sometimes to-go orders available
Momma's *dog friendly (might be some smoking), heated patio temporarily closed
Carolina Watershed *dog friendly
Old Dominick Distillery (rooftop access via the upstairs bar when it's open) 
The Greyhound at Hilton Garden Inn *dog friendly
Slider Inn - Downtown *dog friendly
Grind City Brewing taproom - *dog friendly
Wiseacre Taproom (downtown location) *dog friendly
Flying Sobie's Hen House Food Truck (parks at Ghost River on Sundays)
Silly Goose *dog friendly
Barware *dog friendly
CIMAS at the Hyatt Centric *call for dog friendly info
Good Fortune Co. 
Crazy Gander Coffee Co. *dog friendly (coffee shop, a couple of tables)
Raw Girls (a couple of tables)
By The Brewery (a couple of tables)

Main Street

Sage Memphis
Felicia Suzanne's *dog friendly (water bowls sometimes available), heated patio
Cafe Keough 
Maciel's *dog friendly (just a few tables) 
Aldo's Pizza Pies - Downtown *dog friendly
Local Gastropub *dog friendly
Blind Bear Speakeasy (might be some smoking)
Blue Fin
Majestic Grille *dog friendly, covered
South of Beale *dog friendly
Green Beetle *dog friendly
Bluff City Coffee
Max's Sports Bar *dog friendly when they're not crowded (might be some smoking)
Ghost River Brewing Taproom *dog friendly
The Vault *dog friendly
Hu. Hotel's Hu.Roof
Hustle & Dough / Bar Hustle at the ARRIVE Hotel *dog friendly inside and outside
Beck & Call Lounge (rooftop bar at the Hyatt Centric Hotel) reservations recommended

Beale Street

Bleu (at the Westin)
Silky O'Sullivan's heated patio
Jerry Lee Lewis' Cafe
Alfred's on Beale 
Rum Boogie Cafe
B.B. King's
Tin Roof

Cafe Ole

Crosstown / The Edge / Medical District

High Cotton Brewing taproom *dog friendly
Edge Alley
Crosstown Brewing Co. *dog friendly
Crosstown Concourse including Global Cafe, MEMPops, Pizza Trasimeno, Wolf River Brisket, Abner's (multiple patios, *dog friendly)
Sunrise Memphis


Cafe 1912 *dog friendly, reservations encouraged and recommended
Bari Ristorante *reservations required
ECCO on Overton Park *dog friendly, heated patio
Otherlands Coffee Bar  *dog friendly
Central BBQ Midtown (2249 Central Ave.) *midtown and downtown locations are dog friendly
Slider Inn - Midtown *dog friendly, heated patio
Cafe Eclectic Midtown
Huey's Midtown
Railgarten *dog friendly
I Love Juice Bar
Blue Monkey Midtown (might be some smoking)
Hattie B's
Tamboli's Pasta and Pizza
Frida's Restaurante Mexicano 

Cooper Young

(most everywhere has at least a few tables outside)
Memphis Made Brewing taproom *dog friendly
Beauty Shop / Bar DKDC *dog friendly (call ahead for details)
Hammer & Ale *dog friendly
Mulan *dog friendly
Alchemy *dog friendly
Sweet Grass Next Door *small patio, dog friendly 
Young Ave. Deli *dog friendly (might be some smoking)
Cafe Ole *dog friendly (might be some smoking)
Celtic Crossing *dog friendly (might be some smoking) heated patio
Parish Grocery

Loflin Yard

Overton Square

Second Line *dog friendly, please inform the hostess you have your furry friend with you 
Memphis Pizza Cafe Midtown (2087 Madison Ave.) *dog friendly
Bayou Bar and Grill
Local on the Square *dog friendly
Side Street Grill (might be some smoking)
Lafayette's Music Room, heated patio
Belly Acres *dog friendly
Robata *dog friendly
Saltwater Crab *dog friendly
Tiger & Peacock (rooftop lounge at The Memphian Hotel) reservations required

Broad Avenue and Binghampton

Maximo's on Broad
Inspire Community Cafe call ahead for patio availability
City & State *dog friendly
Salt | Soy *dog friendly
Wiseacre Taproom *very dog friendly, like, so many dogs
The Cove  *dog friendly (likely to be some smoking)
The Liquor Store *dog friendly
Bounty on Broad *call for dog-friendly info, heated patio
Hampline Brewing *dog-friendly
Rec Room 

Broad Ave. Wiseacre Taproom

East Memphis

Sidecar Cafe
River Oaks, heated patio (call ahead for reservations)
Big Bill's BBQ, Kirby Rd. locations
Soccer City 901, fire pits on select days
Soul Fish at Wolfchase
Libro at Novel in Laurelwood, heated patio
Mosa Asian Bistro
Lost Pizza Co. *dog friendly
Central BBQ  East Memphis Poplar location, *dog friendly, heated patio
Cheffie's (High Point and Shelby Farms locations) *dog friendly
High Point Pizza *dog friendly
RP Tracks (likely be some smoking)
Swanky's Taco Shop (4770 Poplar Avenue)
Memphis Sports Pub *dog friendly
Memphis Pizza Cafe Park Ave. (5061 Park Ave.) *dog friendly
Elwood's Shack *dog friendly
Ciao Bella 
Las Delicias on Quince
The Bluff
The Casual Pint *dog friendly
La Michoacana
ACRE, heated patio, call ahead for reservations
Ronnie Grisanti's
Gus' World Famous Fried Chicken East Memphis
Lucchesi's Beer Garden *dog friendly
Owen Brennan's, heated patio
Patrick's, heated patio
Los Jarochos, Summer Ave. location has patio
Mortimer's *dog friendly
City Silo (Sanderlin location)
Mellow Mushroom Eastgate**, heated patio
Hen House, *dog-friendly
Magnolia & May
Pimento's on Poplar
Venice Kitchen
Southall Cafe, *dog-friendly

Brookhaven Circle  

Brookhaven Pub (695 West Brookhaven Circle) *dog friendly, heated patio
Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen, heated patio (call ahead for reservations)
Bogie's Deli Brookhaven
Fox Ridge Pizza
Bangkok Alley 

Hammer & Ale

Germantown + Cordova + Bartlett

The Half Shell Southwind (7825 Winchester Rd.)
- Forest Hill Grill in Germantown
- Biscuits & Jams 901 in Bartlett
- Wolf River Brisket in Germantown
- Huey's - pretty much all the Huey's
- East End Grill - both Bartlett and Southwind locations
- Casablanca (7609 Poplar Pike)
- Mesquite Chop House in Southaven
- Mellow Mushroom in Germantown (9155 Poplar)** *dog friendly
Kooky Canuck in Cordova (1250 N. Germantown Parkway)
- Flying Saucer in Cordova** dog friendly
- My Favorite Place in Cordova
Three Guys Pizza
- Meddlesome Brewing *dog friendly patio
- El Mezcal in Bartlett
- El Porton in Bartlett
- Bahama Breeze** at Wolfchase
- Los Cabos in Bartlett
- El Idolo in Bartlett
- El Patron in Bartlett
- Pizza Social in Bartlett
- El Mero Taco in Cordova
- City Silo in Germantown
- Rollin Cafe in Cordova
- Jerry's Sno Cones in Cordova
- Sidecar Cafe in Bartlett area 


- Tacos 4 Life** 
- Pimento's 
- Pyro's 
- Hickory Tavern 
- Cheffie's
- Tony's Trophy Room 
- Cajun Catfish Company 
- Square Beans
- Bangkok Alley 
- Highlander Pub 
- Dyer's 
- Frida's 
- Cafe Piazza 
- David Grisanti's
- Booya's
- Ciao Baby

** I don't normally include non-local chains in my lists of Memphis patios, but so many people suggested these patios that I added them.

How many patios are too many patios for a list of MidSouth patios? 

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Steve Meek
Hey Holly! Thanks for adding Mellow in Gtown. We are local owners of the franchise, And live in Collierville. Our patio is dog friendly too! Love your stuff!! Steve.
March 21, 2017 11:25pm

Debby Black
Great list! East Memphis Pls include Memphis Sports Pub (some smoking) dog friendly. Thank you for this information!
March 22, 2017 7:48am

Holly Whitfield
Thank you Steve! And you're very welcome. :) :) Folks love y'all's patio!
March 22, 2017 11:20am

Holly Whitfield
Awesome, thanks Debby! I'll add it.
March 22, 2017 11:21am

Holly Whitfield
Yes, I believe so!
March 25, 2017 10:36am

Holly Whitfield
Thanks W.T.! I will go ahead and remove dog-friendly from Babalu. On the phone they told me it was ok but they're clearly not keeping with that. :)
May 22, 2017 9:11am

Holly Whitfield
Paul - what a great addition! I love their patio. I'll get this added right away.
February 19, 2018 9:28am

OMG!!!!! I love patios and this list. Thank you so much for posting this.
February 22, 2018 7:28am

Holly Whitfield
You're so welcome!
February 22, 2018 11:39am

High Point Pizza *Dog Friendly and has a patio
March 22, 2018 10:56am

Holly Whitfield
I just double checked and yes, it is dog friendly.
April 25, 2018 2:04pm

Annie Yoder
How about adding McAllisters? Poplar plaza and Collierville locations are dog friendly. What a great reference you have made. Thanks!!
April 30, 2018 10:02am

Janice Smythe-Tune
Terrific offerings...THANKS FOR SHARING!!
May 29, 2018 5:07pm

Brian Thompson
TJ Mulligan's on Trinity and the Hwy 64 location both have patios
March 20, 2019 4:18pm

The patio at Booyas in collierville is dog friendly too ♥️
March 21, 2019 1:43pm

Ashley Jamieson
Mortimer's! We have a covered patio and are adding a new TV - also dog friendly :)
March 22, 2019 11:12am

Witney Wilcox
Hello, we opened East Coast Wings + Grill in May 2017. We are located at 2946 Kate Hyde Blvd. across from Wolfchase Mall. We have 2 large flat screen TVs on our patio, heat lamps, and crawfish on Sunday’s. It’s a great spot thank you
March 24, 2019 7:43pm

Beth Yarbrough
In Germantown we also have wonderful patios at Casablanca, Southern Social and Farm and Fries.
March 24, 2019 9:26pm

Holly Whitfield
Great suggestions, Beth! I've added these.
March 26, 2019 4:15pm

Holly Whitfield
Hi Witney! Thanks so much for your message. I'm adding your awesome sounding patio to this list! Do y'all happen to be dog-friendly?
March 26, 2019 4:15pm

Holly Whitfield
Of course! Thank you Ashely, got Mortimer's added.
March 26, 2019 4:16pm

Holly Whitfield
Yes! Great ones. They're all on the list.
March 26, 2019 4:16pm

Holly Whitfield
Updated to include them! Thanks Patsy.
March 26, 2019 4:17pm

Holly Whitfield
Yep. Waiting for word on who will take over that space.
March 26, 2019 4:28pm

Adair Hogue
Looking for a list of venues that might be interested in live music by one of to musicians during dinner or on patio?
April 27, 2019 9:09am

Holly Whitfield
Adair, I don't have a list for that specifically, but here are some places that have patio music or dinner music inside/outside: all the Huey's Cafe Ole Blind Bear Pontotoc Lounge Loflin Yard Dirty Crow Inn Ghost River Taproom Crosstown Brewing Blue Monkey (either location) Celtic Crossing Newby's (college bar)
April 29, 2019 3:46pm

This list is SO helpful! I'd love to also know which of these places are dog-friendly indoors as well! We just moved to Memphis and we've got a sweet pup we like to bring everywhere with us. We've been to Loflin Yard a few times and I love that we can bring him indoors with us and we'd love to know of some other places as well during these cold months!
December 14, 2019 3:58pm

Holly Whitfield
Hi Adrianne! I did not realize that dogs were allowed inside bars/ asked this question on Twitter and got some interesting responses, including several people who informed me that this is illegal in TN. You can read the full thread here: Taprooms like Memphis Made, Wiseacre, and High Cotton have sort of indoor/outdoor spaces and seem to get away with it. I have definitely seen dogs inside The Cove bar on Broad. You can also bring your dog into Crosstown Concourse and Puck Food Hall since those are more public spaces that just happen to have bars and restaurants inside. Enjoy your pup and exploring these spots!
December 16, 2019 1:51pm

Robert Taylor
Doghouzz in Crosstown has a patio.
August 8, 2020 4:05pm

Holly Whitfield
Excellent! Added.
August 8, 2020 5:06pm

Kay Crawford
ComebackCoffee is a great patio out back to eat and drink at 358 North Main
August 20, 2020 5:34pm

Holly Whitfield
Great addition! Added.
August 20, 2020 6:50pm

Hi Holly! Please add Mardi Gras in Midtown. I haven't eaten on the patio, but I know they do have one. Thanks so much for this list!!
September 22, 2020 1:23pm

Holly Whitfield
You're welcome, Kim! Great addition. :)
September 22, 2020 2:52pm

Thank you sharing such a broad variety of things to do in Memphis! I use your blog to decide what to do almost every weekend. I have enjoyed activities with my family and when I need to be alone. The information here allows me to plan and try new places and activities! Keep doing the great work! It’s awesome to see what Memphis has to offer!
October 3, 2020 9:44am

Brian Thompson
Mellow mushroom in eastgate... Very large covered patio
October 9, 2020 4:55pm

Holly Whitfield
It's the first one under East Memphis! Thank you! Great spot.
October 20, 2020 11:00am

Regina Cheers
Soul Fish - Wolfchase Coastal Fish Company - Shelby Farms Wolf River Brisket - Germantown
November 23, 2020 11:06pm

Claire Russell

Pimento's on Poplar and in Collierville both have patios.   Pyro's and Hickory Tavern in Collierville also have covered patios.   Thanks for the post.  It is most helpful. 

March 21, 2021 5:35pm

Adela Martinez

All the food in Memphis is out of this world there are some many places to choose from you will never go wrong on where you eat at the one special ingredient they all put in the food is love believe me your taste buds will thank you Memphis is where you want to eat the best food enjoy

April 11, 2021 4:06pm


Great list Holly! Thank you!! Just wanted to add that The Flying Saucer Cordova patio is also dog friendly!! 

April 20, 2021 3:33pm

Ellen Barkley

This is great. Thank you for compiling this list! It is so helpful. We forget places that have patios and right now that’s all we are ready to go!  

April 24, 2021 10:39pm