When the weather is just right, one of the best hang-out spots is a great patio! Whether you're having a cold drink or just hanging with friends, a patio is a great place to gather. Here are some of our favorite places with outdoor seating that also provide a great view organized by location:


Rock Hill

Mercantile HQ patio

The new Mercantile HQ frequently hosts live music in Downtown Rock Hill. Enjoy some coffee, tea, or specialty beverages from their Café & Deli while listening to local musicians, live concerts, live bands, and artists. 

Take a seat at Burgers and Barley outside space and enjoy one of the many delicious burgers, a craft beer, and their tasty sweet potato fries.

You’ll love the atmosphere on the patio at Slow Play Brewing! Additionally, Slow Play is home to the highly coveted food truck, Cibi Cibi! Bonus: Dogs are always welcome on the patio! 

Legal Remedy Brewing is your local choice for beer, food & fun! From light seasonal Ales to rich and flavorful Stouts, you can enjoy any of their beers on their large outdoor patio!

Dust Off Brewing is focused on making the brewery the center of neighborhood life! Dust Off has not only one, but two patios on-site making it the perfect sunny day hang out! 

Check-in at one (or more!) places on your YoCo Brew Trail when you visit these Rock Hill breweries! Come at night and be mesmerized by the twinkly lights that give these places a whole new vibe.

Deemed the “Uncommon Convenience Store,” The Common Market is an alternative and eclectic local gathering place that offers deli sandwiches, local craft beer, a curated wine list, coffee, and ice cream from Two Scoops, and so much more!


Fort Mill

Napa Patio

Photo by Fort Mill Now 

The Green Room Café serves coffee, sandwiches, paninis, pastries, and more! Equipped with a pool table and Giant chess on the patio, you can enjoy delicious food in a fun atmosphere with plenty of room to spread out. 

Located on the Anne Springs Close Greenway, The Greenway Gateway Canteen is a fast-casual café serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as carefully selected craft beers and wine. Visit before or after your next adventure on the Greenway!

Napa Kingsley's exquisite patio has plenty of space for dining and drinking with a view of the LPL Financial Pond. 

Located in Baxter Village, The Fish Market is home to some of the best seafood in York County! Take a seat and relax on their newly expanded patio!

Another Kingsley fav is the Taco Molino patio -- enjoy your tacos with a view of the glassy LPL Financial pond! Or – get your food to-go and head over to Replay Brewing. This brand-new brewery is packed with vintage arcade games and mouthwatering brews. Not a beer fan? You can look forward to red & white wine, Prosecco, and Hard Seltzer options as well.

From hand-spun milkshakes to their fine selection of beers from around the Carolinas, Hobo's provides a warm & friendly environment for everyone to enjoy!


Tega Cay

2020 Tavern

One of Tega Cay's largest outdoor seating areas, 2020 Tavern has the perfect patio for live music! Settle in at one of their picnic tables or grab a table with an umbrella to keep cool in the shade.

The Shore Club offers breathtaking views and outstanding service. The menu features a variety of dishes ranging from seafood, steaks, and sushi to sandwiches, burgers, and salads.

Stop by Model A Brewing for some great beer and easy bites on not one but two patios! Relax with the kiddos outside with a great locally brewed beer. If you're looking for extra space to spread out and somewhere for the kiddos to stretch their legs, head to Lake Wylie Brewing Company in Tega Cay! 


Lake Wylie

Conveniently located on Lake Wylie, Papa Doc’s Shore Club is the perfect spot for family and friends to dock and dine or break up a day at the lake.

At Lily's Bistro, you can experience a meal that showcases strong northern Italian influences as well as country French -- all while dining on their picturesque patio!

Copper Premium Pub is one of the perfect places to enjoy the weather of its scenic outdoor patio area and TV wall. You can expect a wide variety of menu items from craft burgers to specialty pizzas.



Chill out and soak up positive southern vibes on the patio at Hoof & Barrel! Enjoy their elevated twists on American classics along with their carefully designed libations.

York's Garden Café has a patio that makes you feel more like you're in a fairy garden than a restaurant. With all the plants and sparkly lights, no wonder people get married here! Be sure to check out their gift shop for unique finds!

Introducing YoCo's largest beer garden! Grapevine Wine Bar & Beer Garden - York offers a unique and distinctive mix of wines and specialty beer as well as a beer garden!



The Vault

Clover's newest patio!  Located on Main Street in Downtown Clover, The Vault is not your ordinary brewpub. This cozy, but modern and industrial bottle shop offers:

- A curated list of 20 craft beers on tap including local favorites and well-regarded regional breweries 
- A wide variety of local and out-of-state brands available in cans and bottles
- 32oz Crowlers to-go 
- Four different wines on tap
- Rotating food trucks Thursday-Saturday
- Live music every Friday from 8-10 pm
- Gluten-free and N/A beverage options

Main St. Retreat has one of the best patios in Clover! With a cornhole setup and an adorable garden, you'll feel right at home in this backyard-style outdoor space! Bonus: they also have a covered portion to shield you from the rain!