What makes a great meal even better? Dining al fresco! Enjoy dining on and off the water with the best patios in the Stevens Point Area. Visit them all to find your go-to favorite.Header photo from @therealbenorr
Anchor Bay Bar and Grill
Enjoy the Northwoods minus the drive at Anchor Bay Bar and Grill where their sandy outdoor deck will give you truly amazing water views of the Wisconsin River with a beachy feel! Enjoy everything from seafood to salads to pizza, and be sure to catch live music on the weekends throughout the summer.
Hop right off the boat into a feeling of paradise at the Bahamas Lounge, where a large dock and patio umbrellas will make you crave the Wisconsin River the second you leave it. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and American-style menu options, or rent a kayak and get out on the water after your meal!
Bullheads Bar and Grill
You don't have to camp at Rivers Edge to enjoy the view at Bullheads Bar and Grill. Nestled on the Wisconsin River, Bullheads offers classic Wisconsin dishes with a twist, with a spacious outdoor dining area. Come by boat or car, and after a meal, relax on the grassy area overlooking the water or stick around for entertainment (from live music to fireworks) in the summer.
Tiki Beach Bar and Grill
Every day is a beach day at Tiki Beach Bar and Grill! Take a break from the beach and head a few steps up to their bar and grill for a refreshing drink, snack-size appetizer, or hearty meal. Or, stay in your swimsuit all day and have food brought right down to your beach chair! Stop back at night for live music throughout the summer and fireworks around the Fourth of July. For more fun, rent a paddleboard or kayak and explore Lake DuBay in a new way.
Just east of Stevens Point you'll find Clearwater Harbor. This popular restaurant and bar sits on the Waupaca Chain O' Lakes and offers much more than waterfront views - including boat cruises, live music, and ice cream through Moo's Ice Cream Shoppe on-site. Whether you pull-up by boat or car, you'll find a wide variety of options on their menu and friendly service. Looking for more adventure? Rent some gear to get out on the chain, with Adventure Outfitters renting everything from pontoons to paddleboards.
Wood oven pizza, hand-crafted sandwiches, craft brews, crunchy cheese curds PJ's Restaurant has lots of delicious options! Enjoy them from their spacious, cozy patio, complete with fireplaces. You'll love the view of the SentryWorld Golf Course, where stringed lights set the mood.
Guu's On Main
Enjoy a comfortable atmosphere and Wisconsin pub fare at Guu's! Try an order of the Reuben Rolls to a classic Fish Fry with one of the 40 beers on tap while sitting outdoors. Choose from tables right on Main Street, or head to the back patio for a fun outdoor atmosphere complete with Stevens Point-themed decor. For more fun, catch live music and trivia nights throughout the week!
Treat yourself to a tapas-style meal at Father Fats, where you can cater your meal with dishes featuring flavors from around the world, made with local ingredients. Step outside into their back patio, where you'll be surrounded by lights and a vegetable garden.
For enticing appetizers, juicy burgers, satisfying entrees, and more head over to Amber Grill! Opt for roomy outdoor seating to soak up the summer weather, where an outdoor bar can keep the drinks coming as needed.
Central Waters Brewing Company
Head out to Amherst for some locally brewed beer with an environmental focus at Central Waters Brewing Company! Enjoy gorgeous countryside views from their patio, where picnic tables, beer barrels, and fire pits add to the ambiance. Food trucks available on-site during select days.
O'so Brewing Company
O'so Brewing Co. is always seeing new additions to their large space in Artist & Fare in Plover. One of the most recent additions is their outdoor patio space. Not only will you find a great ambiance, but you'll be served up some great beer and food!
More outdoor seating is available throughout the Stevens Point Area! Here are a few more options worth trying.
Arbuckles - Enjoy Arbuckle's famous Italian fries under an umbrella on the patio.
Buffalo Wild Wings - Lively sports bar with outdoor tvs and seating.
El Mezcal - Enjoy dinner on the outdoor patio under the hanging lights.
Emy J's - Hit the deck for a relaxing experience, with a perfect latte or ice cream.
Hilltop - A local landmark with a patio and covered porch for outdoor dining.
Mikey's Bar and Grill - Grab a table outside, just south of the main entrance, with ample group seating.
Mr. Brews Taphouse - Enjoy a burger while sitting on the outdoor patio.
O'so Brewing Company - Kick back for patio sips at this popular brewery.
Silver Coach - Outdoor dining is available on the new pergola deck.
Wissota Chophouse - You'll love the ambiance on their outdoor patio, complete with a fireplace.