Dine outdoorsl! Our community is doing everything we can to keep you safe and one way is to offer a plethora of fabulous, outdoor dining options.  Check out Lafayette-West Lafayette's unique patio locations.

  • Bistro 501: Feel like you are dining in luxury as you feast on local French inspired cuisine in this tree lined downtown bistro.

Bistro 501

  • Brokerage Brewing Company: Come and gather. Grab a pint and fresh made pretzels. And enjoy Brokerage's patio!
  • The Bryant: An eclectic array of food is offered at this West Lafayette restaurant to be enjoyed in their outdoor patio. Try one of their crazy shakes...they are Instagram worthy plus delicious!
  • Digby's: Bask in the amazing view of our beautiful courthouse while feasting on Velveeta loaded french fries, duck egg roles, wings and more! 
  • East End Grill: This downtown Lafayette restaurant has a small but mighty outdoor dining patio (although more outdoor seating is set up for Fresh Air Eats), but it's worth a visit as you enjoy the view of upper Main Street while eating the best truffle fries imaginable! Advice: order extra garlic aioli! It's amazing!

East End Grill Outdoor Dining

  • Escape Velocity Brewery: Their covered patio protects you and your beer from sun and rain! Their vegetarian/vegan food will delight!
  • Lafayette Brewing Company: The 1st brewery to receive Indiana's small brewers permit back in 1993 and is currently the 2nd oldest brewery in the state. This brewery showcases a fabulous patio for you to enjoy their beer and food. Typically 12 beers are featured at any given time. Four flagship beers are always on tap and are definite favorites.
  • La Scala: Savor fine dining, fresh farm Italian specialties with a beautiful view of the courthouse square.
  • Legacy Pub: Traditional pub food beckons at this south side restaurant boasting a very nice outdoor patio.
  • McGraws Steak Chop & Fish House: Enjoy a riverfront view on the Wabash, browse their award winning wine selection and indulge in a sumptuous gourmet dessert.
  • Nine Irish Brothers: A gathering place of friends and co-workers, family and teammates, and visitors alike, who can sit back, enjoy a pint of Guinness and eat traditional Irish fare. Do not miss their large outdoor patios at both their Lafayette and West Lafayette locations.
  • People's Brewing Company: Savor a locally brewed beer as you sit outdoors in People's new outdoor patio. This brewery recently added food to their beer menu so be one of the first to review it and share! (21+)

People's Brewing Company Outdoor Patio

  • Red Seven: Sit and admire views of both the courthouse and Riehle Plaza at this hip and trendy restaurant downtown Lafayette. Red Seven not only serves exceptional food, but the customer service is friendly and knowledgeable.
  • Sgt. Preston's: Pass through an old canal dock as you enter Preston’s extensive outdoor patio and enjoy your food and drink during a beautiful day. Live music is a regular occurrence on Saturday nights. The patio offers a fun atmosphere with outdoor games as well. (21+)

Sgt. Preston's Patio

  • Star City Coffee: Sip on a fall flavored latte or get a boost of energy drinking a double espresso as you wake up in the morning in this lovely outdoor patio. 
  • The Tap: Find 90 hand-selected beers on tap and fresh food with a view of Chauncey Village at this brewery/bar. (21+)
  • Teays River Brewing & Public House: If you're looking for a restaurant that offers a fun and comfortable outdoor patio, authentic beer, and mouthwatering food, Teays River Brewing & Public House is your go-to place.
  • Town & Gown: Flowers galore can be found in this beautifully landscaped outdoor patio. Smell the fresh flowers as you feast on light and fluffy pancakes, rich and flavorful biscuits and gravy, and decadent cocktails.
  • Triple XXX Family Restaurant: Don't be nervous, try the Purvis! Munch on this burger loaded with delicious peanut butter at this local Indiana classic diner.
  • Trish's Red Bird Cafe: Sit outside, admire the lovely public art mural on the side of the restaurant, and bask in home-style cooking at it's best!

Triple XXX Family Restaurant

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