Winter is coming: Charlotte’s 59 top patios to enjoy before it’s too cold

Winter is coming: Charlotte’s 59 top patios to enjoy before it’s too cold
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I don’t need to tell you. It’s getting colder. We don’t have that much longer in the 70s, so find a patio and enjoy. (Note: not all of these are patios, some are just outside spaces)

Angry Ale’s

Location: Montford
Agenda Pro Tip: Saturday specials include $15 Light Buckets and $8 Ale’s Liquor Pints. Arguably top spot to watch college football. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.

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Bad Daddy’s

Location: Dilworth

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Brawley’s

Location: Park Road
Agenda Pro Tip: Unique store hours. Sunday – Monday (noon – 5 p.m.), Tuesday – Friday (noon – 7 p.m.) and Saturday (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.). If you bring your dog, ask for the Boo’s.

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Brazwell’s

Location: Montford
Agenda Pro Tip: Arguably the top Bloody Mary Bar in Charlotte.

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Carolina Ale House

Neighborhood: Uptown
Agenda Pro Tip: Outstanding happy hour spot. People always forget they have an outside seating area.

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Chuy’s

Neighborhood: SouthPark
Agenda Pro Tip: Free chips, queso and meat from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. (no strings attached).

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Instagram/wilmoreno_

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Crisp

Neighborhood: Elizabeth
CA Story: Chopt who? 6 reasons Crisp still reigns supreme in Charlotte

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Common Market (South End)

Location: South End
Agenda Pro Tip: $5 wine tastings on Wednesdays and free beer tastings on Thursdays.

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Common Market (Plaza Midwood)

Location: Plaza Midwood
Agenda Pro Tip: $5 wine tasting on Tuesday nights and free beer tasting Wednesday nights.

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Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

Location: Dilworth
Agenda Pro Tip: Brand new and well done.

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Dogwood

Location: SouthPark

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Draught

Location: Uptown(ish), behind Bank of America Stadium.
Agenda Pro Tip: Underrated and easy to get to from Uptown.

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Earl’s Grocery

Location: Elizabeth
Agenda Pro Tip: Outstanding beer, wine and coffee selection.

earls-grocery-outside-patio-elizabeth-charlotteInstagram/crosslm

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Fahrenheit

Location: Uptown
Agenda Pro Tip: Unreal views of the city.

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Foxcroft Wine Co.

Location: Foxcroft
Agenda Pro Tip: Buy wine at retail and pay $10 corkage fee for bottles under $40.

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Free Range Brewing

Location: NoDa
Agenda Pro Tip: Free Range is more than just delicious beer – they’ve got soda, kombucha and nitro on tap.
CA stories: INSIDER: Free Range Brewing arrives in NoDa (23 photos) and Free Range Brewing impresses with taproom, beer offerings.

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Good Bottle Co.

Location: South End
Agenda Pro Tip: It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. Or something like that. Overall, don’t underestimate the vibe of this tiny patio area on any evening or a Saturday morning.

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Hare on the Dog

Location: Elizabeth
Agenda Pro Tip: Dog friendly, obviously. RIP P Stone.
CA Story: What happened to Philosopher’s Stone?

hare-on-the-dog-patio-elizabeth-charlotteInstagram/dariusallen7

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Hawthorne’s Pizza

Location: Elizabeth

hawthorne's-pizza-elizabeth-charlotte-outdoor-patioInstagram/bethrdouglas

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Hickory Tavern

Location: Metropolitan
CA Story: The best places to watch football in the city

hickory-tavern-outdoor-patio-charlotteInstagram/ennmills67

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Jack Beagles

Location: NoDa

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Jackalope Jack’s

Location: Elizabeth
Agenda Pro Tip: Huge. Love the large table on the upper patio that seats 6-8.

jackalope-jacks-outdoor-patio-charlotteInstagram/brandonberg

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JJ’s Red Hots

Location: Dilworth
Agenda Pro Tip: Don’t miss their their SausageFest 2015 on November 7th.

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Lebowski’s

Location: Dilworth 
Agenda Pro Tip: Outstanding neighborhood bar.

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Leroy Fox

Location: Foxcroft
Agenda Pro Tip: $3.50 draughts on Thursdays. 

leroy-fox-outside-patio-charlotteInstagram/weloveclt

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Liberty

Location: South End

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LittleSpoon

Location: Myers Park
Agenda Pro Tip: LA brunch vibe.

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Mac’s Speed Shop

Location: South End 
Agenda Pro Tip: Top 5 patio in Charlotte. 

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Moosehead Grill

Location: Montford
Agenda Pro Tip: Wings.

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Nan & Byron’s

Location: South End 
Agenda Pro Tip: Cocktails.

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NoDa Brewing North End

Location: North End
CA Stories: The new NoDa Brewing facility explained and User’s guide to opening night at NoDa Brewing’s new location – NoDa North End.

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Nolen Kitchen

Location: Myers Park
Agenda Pro Tip: Half-priced bottles of wine on Tuesday nights. Order the zucchini chips. 

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Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Location: South End
Agenda Pro Tip: Top 5 Charlotte patio.

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Peculiar Rabbit

Location: Plaza Midwood

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Piedmont Social House

Location: Ayrsley
CA Stories: Sneak peek of the massive Piedmont Social House opening June 26th. 34 photos. And,  Piedmont Social House update: It’s open and it’s remarkable (12 photos)

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Instagram/cherylrorick

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Pizza Peel

Neighborhood: Plaza Midwood

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Red Clay Ciderworks

Location: South End
CA Story: Charlotte welcomes Red Clay Ciderworks with open arms

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Rhino Market

Location: FreeMoreWest
Agenda Pro Tip: Check out their beer tasting on the first Tuesday of every month.

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Instagram/irreverentmike

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Ri Ra Irish Pub

Location: Uptown

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Revolution Ale House

Location: NoDa

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ROCKSALT

Location: Park Road Shopping Center
CA Story: Behind the Kitchen – A conversation with Jay Pierce (since left) from ROCKSALT

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Rooftop 210

Location: Uptown

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Roxbury

Location: Uptown
Agenda Pro Tip: Small, but important.

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Ru Ru’s Tacos + Tequila

Location: Myers Park
Agenda Pro Tip: Margaritas are only $5 on Monday. Also, you have to pay for chips and salsa (that needs to change).
CA Story: RuRu’s Tacos & Tequila – 5 pros and 2 cons

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Selwyn Pub

Location: Myers Park

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Soul Gastrolounge

Location: Plaza Midwood

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Summit Room

Location: Dilworth
Agenda Pro Tip: Top 5 cocktails in Charlotte. Sit on the rocking chairs.

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Sycamore Brewing

Location: South End
Agenda Pro Tip: #1. Sycamore’s one year anniversary festival is this Saturday (October 24) from noon – 10 p.m. Outdoor pouring stations and live music.

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Tavern on the Tracks

Location: South End

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Instagram/taverntracks

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Ten Park Lanes

Neighborhood: Montford 
Agenda Pro Tip: Underated. Sneaky delicious food and all the games you could ever want.

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Instagram/weloveclt

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The Brass Tap

Location: South End
CA Story: Now open – What does it look like inside South End’s new beer bar named Brass Tap?

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Thomas Street Tavern

Location: Plaza Midwood
Agenda Pro Tip: Excellent table tennis table (yes, I say table tennis instead of ping pong because I’m nerdy).

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Triple C Brewing

Location: South End

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Instagram/themikeyfresh

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Unknown Brewery

Location: The Gold District

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VBGB

Location: NC Music Factory

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Vivace

Location: Metropolitan
Agenda Pro Tip: The outside sofas are surprising comfortable.
CA Story: Eating my way through Vivace’s bar bites menu and more. Much more. And, Behind the Kitchen: A conversation with Michael Suppa from Vivace

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Whiskey Warehouse

Location: Plaza Midwood

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Wooden Robot

Location: The Gold District
CA Story: Wooden Robot opens. Look inside at this new South End brewery (8 photo tour)

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Workman’s Friend

Location: Plaza Midwood
Agenda Pro Tip: Order to Workman’s Friend cocktail and their burger.

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Zada Jane’s

Location: Plaza Midwood

zada-jane's-outdoor-patio-charlotteInstagram/spotter0122

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