Patio Hop

With summer’s blazing temps in the rearview mirror, there’s no better way to enjoy the change of seasons than a dinner under the stars. We’ve rounded up some of 417-land’s coolest restaurant patios where you can enjoy a meal with a view and plenty of atmosphere.

DISCLAIMER: The information in this article was fact checked and accurate at press time, but 417 Magazine cannot guarantee its accuracy indefinitely.


Tea Bar & Bites Bakery, Cafe & Catering

621 S. Pickwick Ave., Springfield, 417-866-7500,

With its trickling water fountain, strings of lights and snug feel, this quaint spot bursts with charm. Enjoy the Spanish-style courtyard to its fullest at the monthly themed dinners held outside with live musical entertainment. 

What to order: Tea Bar sliders


Galloway Grill

4211 S. Lone Pine Ave., Springfield, 417-882-5300,

A top-notch place to tuck in for a burger and beer, Galloway Grill’s comfy, casual patio is tucked to the side of the restaurant and backs up to the Galloway Creek Greenway. 

What to order: the Grilled Cheese Burger 


Cantina Laredo (Branson) 

1001 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson, 417-334-6062, 

Watch the Branson Landing’s water and fire show and enjoy a killer view of Lake Taneycomo from the patio at Cantina Laredo.  

What to order: ahi tuna tacos


The fresh oysters at Touch are a must for any occasion.


1620 E. Republic Rd., Springfield, 417-823-8383, 

Touch’s luxe patio features sleek black-and-green cushioned sofas and a stylish, upscale atmosphere. If the temperature starts to dip, request a spot near the cozy fire pit.  

What to order: fresh oysters 


Vino Cellars at the Lake 

15038 Business Highway 13, Branson West, 417-739-1985,

Watch the sun dip behind the hills from the spacious deck at Vino Cellars. Table Rock Lake in the distance and the lush surrounding forest make for a scenic backdrop. 

What to order: thyme-glazed salmon and some apple cider


Springfield Brewing Company 

305 S. Market Ave., Springfield, 417-832-8277,

The deck is strung with lights and tucked away on the second floor of Brew Co., giving it a cool urban vibe and setting the scene for a picture-perfect evening out. 

What to order: fish and chips and the Mayhem Märzen, Brew Co.’s Oktoberfest beer


Sequiota Bike Shop 

3521 S. Lone Pine Ave., Springfield, 417-881-4488

There are pretty potted plants, a thick canopy of trees overhead and the occasional whir of nearby bikes at this sweet patio that’s idyllic for dining alfresco.  

What to order: the Peugeot sandwich

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More Articles Like This

Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrating Mom is a stellar reason to gather up the fam and head out for a leisurely brunch and great eats.

Waffles for the Win

The Waffle Company is serving up several versions of chicken and waffles, and you can find your favorite at the Springfield Mobile Food Park

Freeze Tag

Need something fun to do when the whole family has a day off for Memorial Day? Try your hand at a game of Springfield Freeze Tag by tasting all the frozen goodness around the city.
Edit Module
Edit Module
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Sign up for our newsletters Follow us on Instagram
Edit Module

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Edit Module
Edit Module