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417 Restaurant Patios

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.

By Stephanie Towne Benoit | Photos by Vivian Wheeler, Kevin O’Riley

Oct 2016

At its monthly themed dinners, Tea Bar & Bites Bakery, Cafe & Catering brings in musicians to perform on its patio.

Tea Bar & Bites Bakery, Cafe & Catering

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

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, gallowaygrill.com

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, cantinalaredo.com 

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.

Touch

1620 E. Republic Rd., Springfield, 417-823-8383, touch-restaurant.com 

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, vcellars.com

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, springfieldbrewingco.com

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


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