Top 11 Mesa Restaurants with Outdoor Seating - Visit Mesa

Posted By Visit Mesa Team
July 10, 2023

11 Patios To Enjoy in City Limitless®

Good news, patio season is upon us! Whether it's summertime and misters are cooling you down in the shade or you're enjoying the gorgeous spring weather, patio seating elevates any meal.

It is the perfect time for outdoor dining in Arizona. Grab your family or Sunday brunch gang and enjoy the nice weather on one of these popular patios in Mesa City Limitless!

platters of fries and sandwiches and craft beers on the patio at 12 West Brewing

1. 12 West Brewing Tap Room & Restaurant

12 West Main St. Mesa, AZ
This multi-level patio in the heart of Downtown Mesa is the perfect place to post up for a game or happy hour with friends! With an ever evolving beer selection, and a tasty menu (seriously- try the fries!) this is one of our favorite patios to sit and watch the hustle and bustle of downtown life!

friends enjoying conversation and tacos on the patio at Tacos Chiwas

2. Tacos Chiwas

127 W Main St., Mesa, AZ
Check out one of the best Mexican spots in town, Tacos Chiwas. This family-owned restaurant has passed down recipes for generations. Enjoy amazing tacos made with fresh ingredients and packed with flavor on their outdoor patio.

aerial view of Jalapeno Bucks restaurant and outdoor dining

3. Jalapeno Bucks

3434 N Val Vista Dr, Mesa, AZ 85213
Customers love Jalapeno Bucks' "buckin' good BBQ" and an open-air dining experience as unique as the menu. Their outdoor seating includes picnic tables nestled between acres of citrus trees - some of the oldest in Arizona! See if you can spot a hummingbird from this patio while you enjoy the fresh air and chow down on their signature dishes.

a group toasts on the Patio at Las Sendas while admiring the sunset

4. The Patio at Las Sendas

7555 E Eagle Crest Dr, Mesa, AZ
Did you know that The Patio at Las Sendas won the 2015 & 2016 award from Open Table for "100 Scenic Restaurants in America"? That's right folks, this patio comes with amazing views of the mountains and city lights at no extra charge! You'll fall in love with Arizona's unbeatable sunsets while you enjoy a handcrafted meal from their unique menu. Don't miss out on live music nights on this patio either!

friends make a toast while dining outdoors at Queen Creek Olive Mill

5. Queen Creek Olive Mill

25062 S Meridian Rd, Queen Creek, AZ
You will surely make picture-perfect memories when you visit this picnic-style patio! Queen Creek Olive Mill is family-operated and is home to over 7,000 olive trees on the 100-acre farm. Not only can you enjoy their Italian inspired menu, but customers can also shop their award-winning olive oils or take a tour of the mill when they visit. Stop by to receive a delicious and educational experience!

Postino Wine Cafe in downtown Mesa AZ outdoor patio

6. Postino East Wine Cafe

302 N. Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ
Wine lovers, this one's for you! Enjoy the glamorous yet relaxing atmosphere and cozy patio at Postino East Wine Cafe. Experience the aroma of house-made bruschetta while you delight in dinner and lawn games on the patio. Insider tip: their "board and bottle" special is available Mondays and Tuesdays after 8 p.m.

people dine outdoors at Joe's Real BBQ

7. Joe's Real BBQ

301 N Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ
For some finger lickin' southern comfort food with a great outdoor dining area, Joe's Real BBQ is the place to be. Not only is their BBQ delicious but it's their passion smoking meats for hours using only Arizona pecan wood. Bring your group and enjoy a down-home feast indoors, on the climate-controlled patio, or outdoors in the festive picnic area.

patrons enjoy rich conversation and craft cider on the outdoor patio at Cider Corps

8. Cider Corps

31 S Robson St #103, Mesa, AZ

In the mood to drink great cider? You are in luck! Stop by Cider Corps, a craft cidery and taproom in Downtown Mesa. Owned by two brothers, one veteran and one graphic designer, who love experimenting and crafting cider to find a perfectly balanced blend. Taste over 15 ciders on tap, try a refreshing cider flight, or even a cider slushi while you're there.

people sitting at picnic tables shaded by yellow umbrellas at Joe's Farm Grill

9. Joe's Farm Grill

3000 E Ray Rd, Gilbert, AZ
At Joe's Farm Grill, you'll find common food done uncommonly well and served quickly. From burgers to pizza, salads to BBQ, there's something to please everyone's palate. There's plenty of seating available indoors and outdoors (with shade) and even better, it's pup-friendly so bring your furry friends along too!

plates of sandwiches and breakfast foods, and colorful cocktails cover a table on the outdoor patio at What's Crackin Cafe

10. What's Crackin Cafe

6663 E Mcdowell Rd., Mesa, AZ
The patio at What's Crackin' Cafe has a laid back atmosphere and ample seating options for you and your pet. Enjoy a made-to-order breakfast or brunch, crafted with fresh ingredients. And don't forget to order one of their mimosas, craft beer, or a Bloody Mary!

friends enjoy pizza on the patio at Beer Research Institute

11. Old Ellsworth Brewing

22005 S Ellsworth Rd, Queen Creek, Arizona 85142

Nestled in the heart of Queen Creek, Old Ellsworth Brewing boasts a picturesque patio that captures the essence of Southwest charm. The patio itself is a spacious and inviting retreat, adorned with comfortable seating arrangements, creating a warm and relaxing ambiance. As guests settle in, they are greeted by an impressive selection of handcrafted beverages. Old Ellsworth Brewing takes pride in its signature brews, offering a range of meticulously crafted beers, from hoppy ales to rich stouts, ensuring there's something to satisfy every palate.

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