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Somebody Help This Poor Person: A Good Patio in Dallas

Just found this plea in the comments section. Since it’s going to be such a gorgeous weekend, I thought I’d pull it out and let you guys make suggestions.

I need a good patio for a few drinks and appetizers.. Something laid back!! Ideas please!

  • http://www.laptoppetite.tumblr.com jessica aka jet

    If you’re in Lakewood, don’t miss the patio @ Matt’s. And don’t miss the bob armstrong dip, either…

  • LJT

    1. Bolsa in Oak Cliff
    2. The Belmont Hotel
    3. Patrizios in HPV
    4. Blue Goose on Greenville
    5. OTB on Knox
    6. Toulouse on Knox

  • Amy S

    Sevy’s Grill has two to choose from, c’mon by! A nice bar menu to go with your drink selection too.

  • http://phelps.donotremove.net Phelps

    Manny’s Uptown in Addison.

  • BlondeMafia

    Belmont Hotel bar or Ozona!

  • Yum

    Taco Diner or Mi Cocina in West Village

  • EB

    St. Ann’s or Cane Rosso

  • travis

    the new place, Katy Trail Ice House, should do you well.

  • Carpe Diem

    One Arts Plaza all have open air patios

    Screen Door
    Jorge’s
    Fedora
    Tei An (roof top)

  • Dallas

    LaGrange!

  • DFWFoodie

    St. Ann’s has an awesome patio and has great – and really well-priced – appetizers. I haven’t made it to the Katy Trail Ice House yet, but it looks like the perfect spot to grab some beers and enjoy the warm weather. Black Friar is always a favorite happy hour spot of mine too.

  • http://dallasvegan.com Jamey Scott

    Since we’re on the subject, what is everyone’s definition of a “good” patio?

  • Food girl

    Cane Rosso…Plus it’s the Deep Ellum arts fest.

  • joeat

    Does anyone know of a restaurant/patio on one of the area lakes?

  • ashley

    URBAN TACO hands down

  • Ashley

    Meddlesome Moth has a great patio and fun apps.

  • nickss16

    If you want laid back, I’d stay away from Uptown, West Village, etc. St. Ann’s is a nice pick, although I’ve only been there when it was too cold to sit outside, so I have no idea how crowded / crazy it gets.

    My personal choice would be Meddlesome Moth… in fact, that is where I will be at 6pm for the Divine Reserve cask tapping… hooray!

  • Ron

    Ozona has a nice Patio

  • Tinkerbell

    Sitting at St. Anne’s right now, sipping wine, chillaxin. Perfect!

  • MoMo

    For really low key try Si Tapas in State/Thomas, great view, great food, great drinks!

  • MCC

    Gingerman in Uptown. Either upstairs in the covered patio or ground level for the beergarten feel.

  • Quinn

    Malai Kitchen has the BEST patio! Plus amazing thai-vietnamese food.

  • Gertie

    Malai Kitchen just opened in the West Village and has an incredible patio! AND, fab housemade cocktails and delish Thai/Viet food. Our new favorite place–we’ll be on the patio this weekend.

  • tx2step

    Ozona,hands down!

  • DFoodieGirl

    The Londoner on Thomas!

  • Denise Fenton

    Rusty Taco for sunning and margaritas!

  • JD

    Oooh…I’d go for Malai Kitchen. Gorgeous patio, outstanding cocktails, and fabulous people-watching! And its new…always fun to try something new.

  • kYle

    Stan’s Blue Note

  • Eagles

    Great lake patio…flying saucer on lake ray hubburd.

  • Leigh

    Patrizio Highland Park Village!!

  • Feeder

    Just discovered a new roof top patio in downtown Plano. You wouldnt know there was a beautiful bar & patio upstairs by looking in the windows. Check out Zanata. Great food & unique drinks plus fantastic HH specials.

  • Justin

    I had dinner last month at Malai kitchen. The patio was big, but not packed. Felt like a sophisticated crew of people, food was tasty and a nice change of pace

  • http://www.ittybittyfoodies.com Itty Bitty Mama – Cheryl

    We like Si Tapas – it’s like a little secret. The little patio in the back is just perfect for nibbles and sangria and it has a view of the dallas skyline. Also not many people know this but it has a nice field out the back so if you are going with the kids (like i do all the time), we let them out there to play after dinner while hubby & I sip our sangria.

  • Scott

    Surprise of all surprises, head to Garland. I30 east exit Bass Pro and pick a spot. Flying Saucer, Primo’s and Tx Land and Cattle. For a sunset view, cross the lake to Rockwall and go to Glorias or one of several other spots. Or just take your own picnic and sit out on plaza by the water. There’s also Snuffers on the northside of I30 with a fantastic view.

  • LH Lover

    Highlands Cafe is a good restaurant near WRL and has a nice patio: http://www.highlandscafe.com/

  • leo

    QUARTER BAR UPTOWN!!! ROOF TOP DECK

  • lky13

    Vickery Park and TABC are probably two of my favorite “laid back” patio’s.

  • kinder

    no more smoking on the patios

    please step away if you must smoke

    thanks