Patio Bars In Denver

Denver, Colorado is known throughout the world for its average of 300 days of sunshine per year, which makes it the perfect city to explore patio bars. Some of the patio bars are at street-level, while others are perched high atop roofs. Whether you want to watch the people strolling by or the stars twinkling at night, a patio bar in Denver might be the best place to park yourself.


Icehouse Tavern

1801 Wynkoop, Denver • 303.292.3775

Located in a historic building in LoDo, the Icehouse Tavern has a patio with its own bar, $5 appetizer specials, and two happy hours every day!


Governor’s Park
672 Logan Street, Denver • 303.831.8605
Governor’s Park has been a Capitol Hill institution in Denver since 1976, never changing, always relevant, forever attracting Denver area singles. It bills itself as “Denver’s Original Tavern,” and the covered patio on Logan Street is a great place to relax and people-watch.


1520 20th Street, LoDo Denver • 303.298.7625
Jackson’s, a sports bar in LoDo, has the largest rooftop patio in Denver.


Pearl Street Grill
1477 South Pearl Street, Denver • 303.778.6475
A neighborhood hangout, a bar that dates back to the St. Louis World Fair in 1904, beautiful stained glass, and a cheery patio with colorful tarps and plants all add to the lure of the Pearl Street Grill. A microbrew pub ahead of its time, the Pearl Street Grill boasts ten beers on tap and fifty in the bottle.


1575 Boulder Street, Denver • 303.477.4600
Located in the lower area of Highlands, on a hilltop overlooking downtown Denver, Vita has a rooftop patio bar, decorated with rope lights. Live jazz on Fridays and Saturdays, a breathtaking view of the lights of Denver, and a casual atmosphere are all part of Vita’s appeal.


My Brother’s Bar
2376 15th Street, Denver • 303.455.9991
My Brother’s bar deserves its fame as one of the most popular bars in Denver, and its sunny patio, in stark contrast to the dim interior, draws as many fans as its famous hamburgers. This neighborhood bar, in the Platte Valley near downtown, draws locals as well as out-of-towners. Trees, umbrellas, booths, and classical music playing in the background contribute to the ambiance at this patio bar. The ever-famous Johnny Burger has three types of cheese and grilled onions.


Falling Rock Tap House
1919 Blake Street, LoDo Denver • 303.293.8338
Near Coors Field, the Falling Rock Tap House is a relatively quiet bar in a typically rowdy LoDo. The spacious patio in front of the bar is the perfect place to enjoy a beverage, perhaps one chosen from the extensive international beer list.


Fainting Goat Pub
846 Broadway, Denver • 303.945.2323
Burgers, sliders, Irish nachos and fried pickles are on the menu at this Capitol Hill bar, just south of downtown Denver. Ride the elevator or climb three flights of stairs, and on the small rooftop patio, you can catch views of Pikes Peak on a clear day and the downtown skyline every night.


Forest Room 5
2532 15th Street, LoDo Denver • 303.433.7001
Babbling brook, log benches, and small fire pits will make you believe you’re in the mountains, not in downtown Denver, when you’re rejuvenating at this Denver patio bar.