25 Restaurant Patios Great for Social Distancing in St. Louis

With social distancing guidelines and summer’s warm temperatures, it’s the perfect time to enjoy St. Louis restaurants’ outdoor patios. We’ve compiled a list of 25 outdoor patios from some of our partner restaurants to make your search easier next time you decide to dine out. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the fresh air, while also staying safe. And remember to take a photo on the free GiftAMeal mobile app while you're there to give a meal to someone in need locally through Operation Food Search!

BARcelona Tapas Restaurant

34 N Central Ave, Clayton, MO 63105

Photo: @barcelonatapasstlouis

This Spain-inspired tapas restaurant serves the most popular Spanish dishes including empanadas, paella, albondigas, croquetas, etc. Their outdoor seating patio is a friendly environment, where you can enjoy their Spanish cuisine. They are open Monday through Saturday from 4pm to 9pm for dine-in, carryout and delivery.

BEAST Butcher & Block

4156 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Photo: Yelp

BEAST’s Butcher & Block’s barbecue is ranked #11 in America. Try this award-winning barbecue while socially distancing in their spacious outdoor patio in Belleville, IL. Their partner location BEAST Craft BBQ also has opened an outdoor patio. Stop by and dine in their patio, or order curbside pickup or delivery!


5257 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110



Treat yourself to top quality steaks at Carnivore. To make your meal even more pleasant, dine in their outdoor seating area with fresh air and some sunshine. They are open for dine-in, patio service, and curbside carryout!


7337 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105

Photo: @colleens.stl

You can enjoy your coffee, breakfast or lunch at Colleen’s outdoor patio which sits right in front of their cafe. They serve delicious pastries, cookies and cakes all made from scratch! They are open daily from 7am to 2pm, so visit their store for dine-in, curbside pickup, or carryout. Or you can order delivery as well!

Cousin Hugo's

3233 N Laclede Station Rd, St. Louis, MO 63143

Photo: @cousinhugos

Cousin Hugo's serves a wide range of delicious food from its world famous burgers to pizzas, sandwiches, grill items - you name it. They've extended their indoor seating to an outdoor space with fresh air that makes your meal even more enjoyable! They are open for dine-in, curbside and carryout!

Crushed Red

140 S Kirkwood Rd, Kirkwood, MO 63122

11635 Olive Blvd, Cityplace Dr, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

8007 Maryland Ave, Clayton, MO 63105

Photo: @crushedredkirkwood

Enjoy the outdoors while munching on a pizza or taking a bite of salad from Crushed Red. The Kirkwood location has expanded its dining area to outside of its store to safely serve its customers during this time. Crushed Red also has locations in Creve Coeur and Clayton with beautiful outdoor seating. They are open Monday through Sunday from 11am to 9pm for dine-in, curbside pickup and delivery.

Egg at Midtown

3100 Locus St, St. Louis, MO 63103

Photo: @eggstlmidtown

​​Egg at Midtown is calling your name for brunch this weekend! They have expanded their dine-in to a comfortable and spacious outdoor space, so that you can enjoy your breakfast tacos, sandwiches, drinks and much more with a little sunshine. They are open Tuesday through Sunday for dine-in and curbside pickup!


9525 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63119

Photo: @Farottos ​​ Sit back and relax at Farotto's outdoor deck and patio located in Rock Hill. They serve the best St. Louis Style Pizza and home cooked Italian cuisine, so make sure to visit them and their spacious patio. They are open daily for dine-in and carryout orders!


8100 Maryland Ave, Clayton, MO 63105

Photo: @HerbiesSTL What’s a better way to spend a beautiful, warm summer night than at Herbie’s outdoor patio? They have plenty of outdoor seating with dimming lights that create a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. They are open daily for dine-in and curbside pickup!

J. Smugs GastroPit

4916 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Photo: @JSmugsGastroPit

Get some of your favorite STL barbecue at J. Smugs

GastroPit! Enjoy their wide selection of appetizers, sandwiches, smoked meats, sides, and craft drinks in their outdoor patio. They are open for dine-in, patio service, curbside, carryout, and local delivery!

Kingside Diner

4651 Maryland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108 8025 Bonhomme Ave, Clayton, MO 63105

Photo: TripAdvisor

With locations in Clayton and the Central West End, Kingside Diner’s outdoor patio is the perfect location for brunch any day of the week. Try their pancakes, waffles, avocado toast, omelettes, and so much more - you won’t regret it. They are open for dine-in, curbside pickup and delivery, so check them out today!

Mellow Mushroom at Sunset Hills

3811 S Lindbergh Blvd, Sunset Hills, MO 63127

Photo: @MellowMushroomStLouis ​​ Craving some pizza? Visit Mellow Mushroom in Sunset Hills, order their popular stone-baked pizzas, and hang out on their huge outdoor patio. Bring your family and have a safe and enjoyable lunch in the fresh air. They are open for dine-in, curbside pickup and delivery!

Narwhal’s Crafted

3906 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108

Photo: @narwhalscrafted

There’s no better way to cool off in the summer than by enjoying a cocktail in a chill and cool outdoor patio. Check out Narwhal’s and try a frozen cocktail made from hand-crafted ingredients, infusions, and purees all made from scratch. They are open for dine-in, curbside pickup, and carryout so try their diverse cocktail menu today!

Pit Stop

2130 Macklind Ave, St. Louis, MO 6311

Photo: @pitstopstl

Located on the Hill, the Pit Stop’s mouth-watering food will leave you in awe. Stay cool at the Pit Stop’s outdoor patio while you enjoy the great selection of entrees, desserts, salads, cocktails, appetizers, and so much more. They are open for dine-in, carryout, and patio service!


7734 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, MO 63105

Photo: Blogger

Located in downtown Clayton, Pastaria provides a casual, comfortable, and trendy outdoor seating space right in front of their restaurant. Enjoy their delicious organic and artisan pastas and pizzas with family and friends. Created by James Beard Award Winning Best Chef Gerard Craft, Pastaria is open 7 nights a week for dine-in, curbside pickup, carryout and delivery!

Sasha's On Shaw

4069 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63110

Photo: @sashasonshaw

Sasha’s on Shaw’s outdoor patio is an awesome place to relax, listen to live music, while also enjoying a glass of wine. In addition to their vast selection of wines, they serve appetizers and main dishes, so come on by and have a relaxing evening. Sasha's Wine Bar and Scarlett's Wine Bar are operated by the same owners as Sasha's on Shaw, and they also have beautiful patios, so make sure to check them out too!

SqWires Restaurant and Annex

1415 S 18th St, St. Louis, MO 63104

Photo: Yelp

If you are looking for a friendly atmosphere where you can enjoy classic American cuisine, look no further. SqWires is here to serve you the freshest seafood, prime meats and delicious desserts. They are open for dine-in and curbside pickup so visit their store or order online today!

Taytro's Bistro

311 N Creek Dr, Festus, MO 63028

Photo: @Taytros

Taytro's has expanded their indoor seating to include an outdoor patio for customers to sit back and relax in the open air. Go enjoy the live music, daily specials and warm hospitality of this family-owned restaurant. They are open for Tuesdays through Sundays from 11 am to 8/9pm for dine-in and curbside pickup.

The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery

6116 2nd St, Kimmswick, MO 63053

Photo: Google Images (Robert Chandler)

Check out The Blue Owl's southern style porch with Boston ferns and wooden ceiling with a Victorian Trim. They serve a homestyle breakfast and lunch and fabulous desserts! They are open for dine-in, curbside and carryout!

The Greek Kitchen

343 S Kirkwood Rd #101, Kirkwood, MO 63122

Photo: Andrew Glantz (GiftAMeal)

The Greek Kitchen has space in both their indoor and outdoor seating areas for guests. Ranked as the number one Greek restaurant in St. Louis, The Greek Kitchen serves traditional and authentic Greek cuisine, so make sure to try out their dishes and daily specials. They are open Tuesday through Sunday for dine-in and carryout!

The Vine Cafe and Market

3171 S Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63118

Photo: @thevinestl

Sit in The Vine's scenic patio, filled with flowers and plants, and enjoy their award-winning food. The Vine is a traditional Lebanese restaurant where they serve classic and authentic Mediterranean dishes. They are open for dine-in and carryout, so make sure to try them today!

Three Kings Public House

11925 Manchester Rd, Des Peres, MO 63131

6307 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO 63130

40 Ronnie's Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63126

Photo: @ThreeKingsPubDesPeres

Three King's Public House has an extensive menu with fresh ingredients, grown by local farmers in Missouri and Illinois. Their outdoor patio in Des Peres creates a relaxing atmosphere as you enjoy their global cuisine. Three Kings in Delmar and South County also have outdoor patios, and they all open for dine-in, takeout and delivery!

Trainwreck Saloon

9243 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144

314 W Port Plaza Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146

Photo: @TrainwreckSaloonRockhill

If you’ve never visited Trainwreck Saloon’s outdoor patio in Rock Hill, you’re missing out. It’s one of St. Louis’ oldest restaurants, so stop by, and sit in the gazebo for an unforgettable lunch or dinner. They are open daily for dine-in, curbside pickup and carryout! Make sure to visit the Trainwreck Saloon in Westport Plaza for another spacious and historic patio.


4260 Forest Park Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63108

Photo: @viciarestaurant

Vicia’s outdoor seating area will help you cool down with a drink on a warm summer night. They specialize in wood-fired cooking and vegetable-forward cuisine, so go try their summer specials today. They are open Tuesday through Sunday for dine-in and carryout!

Walnut Grill

4401 State Hwy K, O'fallon, MO 63368

10797 Sunset Hills Plaza, Sunset Hills, St. Louis, MO 63127

1386 Clarkson Clayton Center, Ellisville, MO 63011

Photo: RestaurantJi

Grab a seat outdoors on Walnut Grill’s fresh air patio in O’Fallon. It’s the best place to catch up with friends and family while enjoying the entrees, drinks and desserts from their expansive menu. Other Walnut Grill locations in Ellisville and Sunset Hills have great patios as well, so visit them in-person or order carryout today!

Zia's on the Hill

5256 Wilson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Photo: @ziasonthehill

Enjoy some Italian cuisine at Zia's on the hill. Your meal will be even more enjoyable if you sit in their spacious outdoor patio right in front of their store. They are open Monday through Saturday for dine-in, carryout and curbside pickup!

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