Your Guide to Dining Outdoors in Butler County

When the sun is shining and you want to soak in as much of the beautiful weather as possible, there’s nothing better than dining outdoors. There are plenty of restaurants with outdoor patios, high top tables and more, all offering a unique experience that doesn’t require you to head inside to eat.


With a great outdoor deck overlooking the ‘Backwoods,’ be sure to stop by Log Cabin Inn. It’s like dining in the treetops, but completely safe, a truly unique experience.

Enjoy food ranging from traditional German to fiery specialities, as well as beer from North Country Brewing Co., on the beautiful outdoor patio at The Harmony Inn.

Enjoy classic American cuisine prepared on an authentic wood-fired grill at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Cranberry Township. Be seated at the outdoor patio to enjoy the weather along with your meal.

There’s nowhere better to enjoy a glass of delicious, handcrafted wine than outdoors. At Anna Marie’s Winery & Cafe, enjoy Italian cuisine and wine at the spacious outdoor pavilion, also utilized for seasonal activities.

Venture out to Vines Wine Bar to enjoy a vast selection of delicious wines from around the world, and to enjoy entertainment on the beautiful outdoor patio. 

Stop by Artisan Restaurant & Catering Company for a delicious meal on the patio, a new spot with many years of experience behind them.


Head to Hotel Saxonburg for fine dining and unique, original recipes, complete with some outdoor seating options you’ll surely want to take advantage of in the summer. Also enjoy live music every Friday night, on the patio weather permitting.

You will surely love the atmosphere at Chen’s Chinese Restaurant, complete with an outdoor koi pond to enjoy while you dine. Along with delicious food options, you can choose to dine on the front or back patio.

Looking for a burger with big time flavor, a milkshake that is out of this world? BRGR in Cranberry Township is the perfect place to take family or friends and enjoy the weather as you enjoy your meal.

Located just steps from the Butler-Freeport Trail, Derailleur Bike Shop Cafe conveniently offers wholesome foods and refreshing beverages with seating outdoors, so you can keep enjoying the weather.

Flame Barbeque offers delicious combinations of meats and BBQ; enjoy on the outdoor patio to get the full BBQ experience.


The new 11th Frame Bar & Grille at Family Bowlaway Fun Center features a huge outdoor, enclosed patio so you can enjoy your food and drinks outside after knocking down some pins.

Enjoy specialities cooked over hardwood fires at Hardwood Cafe, and be seated outside to soak up the warm weather.

Jergel’s Rhythm Grille features an outdoor patio area with two fire pits, the perfect atmosphere to enjoy food and drinks, along with music.

Head to North Park Lounge Cranberry to enjoy daily drink and dinner specials on the outdoor patio. When you're finished with your meal, take your drink down to the Bamboo Beach Bar, where you can put your toes in the sand and enjoy features like fire pits and outdoor games.

Stop by The Beacon Hotel for delicious food, cold drinks, and even live entertainment on the outdoor patio.


Enjoy local foods and handcrafted beers at North Country Brewing Company, complete with outdoor seating so you can sip on a cold one in the sun.

Recon Brewing provides a relaxed atmosphere featuring open garage doors when weather permits and an outdoor seating area, always welcoming you to come share a pint.

ShuBrew: Handcrafted Ales & Food and their new taproom, ShuBrewery, offer some outdoor seating options for you to enjoy craft beer and quality food.

Stick City Brewing Company features open garage doors and outdoor seating when the sun is shining, so you can enjoy your high quality and fresh modern beer styles outdoors, as well as bring your own food, or stop by on a day where they are hosting a food truck.

Enjoy local beers, food and great entertainment on the patio at Cellar Works Brewing Company, a perfect spot for the summer.

W. Rick’s Taproom & Grill offers great lunch and dinner specials, which you can enjoy at the outdoor seating area when the sun is shining.


For a truly memorable experience, head to Saxonburg for Mingle on Main, a family-friendly celebration of all things local. The Mayors Table is set up along Main Street, where you can bring a picnic dinner or buy from the plethora of food choices, and enjoy the outdoors and great company.

Visit Downtown Butler to experience Foodie Fridays, where food vendors, musicians and community members come together to mingle, eat, drink, enjoy the warm weather and have a great time.

During the summer, take a brunch or dinner cruise on Preston's Pearl, Moraine State Park's premier attraction, for a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

There are so many great options to dine outdoors here in Butler County; be sure to stop by your favorites and try new places this summer!