Fall is the best time of year in Memphis to enjoy the outdoors. With cooler temperatures and fall foliage on display, the setting is comfortable and scenic. Here are some spots to enjoy outdoor dining across the city.

Loflin Yard is a bar, restaurant, event space, and a haven in the heart of downtown Memphis. Not only does the space offer an outdoor patio, but two full lawn spaces to enjoy food, cocktails, and live music. The menu features BBQ favorites like brisket and smoked wings.


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Jerry Lee Lewis built his name in Memphis and now he showcases the best Delta musicians at this Beale street lounge. Relax by the open-air Flaming Fountain Courtyard stage or enjoy a cocktail on one of the outdoor balconies overlooking Memphis’ most famous street.


Memphis is known for many things, but music and BBQ are certainly at the top of that list. Central BBQ is home to some of the city’s best food with a spacious outdoor patio for distanced dining. Select a snack from the huge menu, like the chicken BBQ nachos or go bigger with a full plate option, like the slab of ribs or smoked turkey.


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A great spot to bring the entire family, Belly Acres, provides a fun and unique farm-to-table experience in Overton Square. Grab a spot on the outdoor patio and enjoy the freshest local, sustainable, and all-natural foods in the area.  


Head to East Memphis for an outdoor fine dining experience at ACRE. The restaurant combines all the elements of modern fine dining with the comfort of sharing a meal in the home of a good friend. From braised Colorado lamb shank to the crispy gulf red snapper, there is something on this menu for every diner.