As the weather warms up, outdoor dining is calling your name. Manhattan is home to more than 60 unique dining options, many that outdoor seating. Find a new place to enjoy a drink or your favorite entree while enjoying the beautiful Kansas weather.

tubbys patio

There are many restaurants and bars where you can take in the fresh air in Aggieville. Start with Nico’s Little Italy or Taco Lucha at their covered outdoor sections. Catch a bird’s eye view on the rooftops of Bluemont Hotel or Gordo’s Mexican Restaurant. Drink a summer beer and try their famous hummus at Rock a Belly Deli's back patio. Grab your favorite drink at Tubby’s Sports Bar or Johnny Kaw’s Yard Bar on their large patios complete with corn hole and giant Jenga. Or hop over to O’Malley’s Sports Bar or Porter’s. Both serve food until 10 p.m.

Tallgrass Taphouse Patio Rooftop Area Outdoor Seating patio seating

Platforms are all over Poyntz Ave giving most of your favorite downtown spots the perfect patio. Grab a margarita at El Patron or a local beer at Manhattan Brewing Company. Enjoy the perfect view of downtown on Tallgrass Tap house’s rooftop. Admire the mural Anotações on AJ’s NY Pizzeria's patio or head next door to Finn’s Pub where you can enjoy a nice drink and order in any of your favorite meals from downtown restaurants. If you are looking for more fine dining check out Bourbon & Baker or Wine Dive.

West Side
Guilty Biscuit Patio Seating Outdoor Dining

Don’t miss some of the best outdoor dining spots on the west side of town. Enjoy views of the Flint Hills landscape at Colbert Hills Bar & Grill, Paramour Coffee and Liquid Art Winery. Eat and drink like a local at Little Apple Brewing Company. Play tic, tac, toe or soccer pool on Powercat Sports Bar’s patio. Head just a few doors down to Guilty Biscuit and hang out at one of their turfed patio and picnic tables. Don’t miss Radina’s on the Hill for your local coffee of choice.


All Over Town

Right across from Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Rockin K’s has a chic patio complete with comfy seating and a fireplace. Get a taste of Jamaica at The Little Grill and maybe even catch some live music while you’re there. For complete outdoor dining try out Ana’s Burger Shack or Taqueria Los Burritos right off of Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Across from Campus find Houlihan’s. Their covered patio and great selection of food and drinks make them a must-try stop.

There’s nothing better than getting outside to enjoy the beautiful Kansas weather along with your favorite dish and drink. Where will be your first stop? Send this to your friends and start planning your Manhattan patio crawl!