With summer in full swing, patio dining is a must in order to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible and if you didn’t already know, Burnsville, Minnesota has several restaurants where you can dine al fresco all summer long!
Clive’s Roadhouse Burnsville
Clive’s Roadhouse Burnsville serves up fresh, comfort food in and seasonal brews in a family-friendly setting. Their new pup-friendly patio has 40 available seats and umbrellas for sun coverage. It’s the perfect place to enjoy one of your favorite summer libations!
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At the Roasted Pear, you can enjoy sophisticated salads, appetizers and brick-oven pizzas along with hearty pastas and meaty ribs and steaks. With plenty of seating, their patio is a relaxing, and fun way to enjoy the amazing food as well as their nightly happy hour specials!
Morgan’s Farm to Table Restaurant
At Morgan’s Farm to Table Restaurant you can literally get back to nature. You can enjoy fresh, sustainable fare while enjoying the sights and sounds of summer! And starting July 7, 2016 you can head to Morgan’s for their weekly patio cookout on Thursdays and Fridays with burgers and brats for just $3 each or get a brew and a burger or brat for just $6!
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Porter Creek Hardwood Grill
Porter Creek Hardwood Grill does not take outdoor dining lightly. They offer an extensive outdoor patio complete with a full bar, a water table, fire pit, and al fresco dining. An oasis in the city! They serve their full menu on the patio, 11 am to 11 pm and Happy Hour is served on the patio 3-6 pm daily, and 9-close every night! (Weather permitting of course!)
Poor Richard’s Commonhouse
Poor Richard's Commonhouse has a spacious patio featuring a smoking and non-smoking areas. The patio is surrounded by fresh flowers, and has one of the best views of Burnsville around, especially around 8 when the sun is setting. They feature yard games, and different drink and food specials daily. As much as they love dogs, they do not allow dogs on the patio. Check out their website for info on a fantastic wine event coming up late July, where they will be hosting different types of wine and assorted appetizers.
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We all know Jensen’s Cafe is famous for their amazing breakfast fare but their patio is just as popular with its unique location, brightly colored umbrellas, beautiful flowers boxes and water features with fountains. See for yourself why the pup-friendly patio at Jensen’s always seems to be full of happy patrons!
Mediterranean Cruise Café
The patio at the Mediterranean Cruise Cafe seats up to a hundred guests. Offering both their full lunch and dinner menus, you can enjoy views of Nicollet Park under the gazebos or patio lounge while indulging in Mediterranean cuisine. At night, get cozy by one of the fire pits while sipping on a house favorite, mint tea. Plus, head over on Thursday, July 7, 2016 for their annual Mojito Tasting featuring a variety of complimentary house-made mojitos!
With their fine Italian fare, including steaks and seafood, plus an extensive wine list craft beers and signature cocktails, Chianti Grill knows how to ‘wow’ its guests. And their beautiful outdoor patio allows you to feel like your abroad with fare and wine from around the world, without ever leaving Burnsville.
Does your pup need a night out too? Then take him to enjoy an award winning burger with you on Burger Jones’ pup-friendly patio! Head on over to Burger Jones for a cold brew, fantastic burger, tri-fry tasting tower and some fresh air. It makes for a great time out. Your taste buds will thank you – and so will your pup!
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Jo Jo’s Rise & Wine
Enjoy the warm summer breeze and beautiful sunset on Jo Jo’s Rise and Wine’s pup-friendly patio, where you don’t have to choose between a nice java or a smooth glass of wine or cold brew – you can have one of each!
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Lucky’s 13 Pub
After a long day of shopping at Burnsville Center be sure to stop into Lucky’s 13 Pub for a drink and some fantastic comfort food. Their extensive Americana menu does not disappoint and they offer daily specials and happy hours that are sure to satisfy any thirst!
One of Burnsville’s newest restaurants, JL Beers, is slinging craft brews along with fantastic burgers and hand cut fries and potato chips. With over 40 beers to choose from and food that is, for real, legit, enjoying them on their patio is just the icing on the malty, hoppy cake.
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Looking for something a little faster? Here are a few quick-serve locations in Burnsville with outdoor seating for some good food that’s al fresco as well as fast!