As summer approaches, dreams of breezy days and sunset nights occupy our thoughts. But where is the best place to enjoy this lovely atmosphere? We can think of no better place than… the patio! Lucky for Findlay, there are plenty of relaxing hangouts to enjoy across the city. You can bet we will be hanging out at one (or all) of these great locations this summer! Which one’s your favorite?
Here are 2016’s Best Patio results:
Oler’s Bar and Grill
The newest restaurant to the patio scene! Oler’s has been renovating and expanding extensively this year, and we’re excited to eat some of our favorite Oler’s recipes out on the brand new patio.
The Wine Merchant
When you stop by The Wine Merchant to stock up on your wine collection, be sure to kick back and enjoy a glass of wine on their patio. Enjoy the bustle of Downtown Findlay at one of the most historical buildings on the block.
Alexandria’s is known for being one of the trendiest nightlife spots in Findlay. Check out those roll top doors! Grab some yummy drinks from the full bar, order some food, and maybe even listen to some live music, all while feeling the breeze waft through your hair.
One of the newest additions to Findlay (opened summer 2016), La Vista also holds the title of Findlay’s ONLY rooftop bar. Enjoy this island paradise in the middle of the United States, and grab a drink with friends at this awesome tiki bar.
The Greek Garden
The Greek Garden is a Findlay favorite. Enjoy the delightful outdoor atmosphere, watch the sun set over the courthouse, listen to live music, and partake in some yummy Greek food, while sipping wine. Sounds like paradise to us!
Boasting one of the prettiest patios in town (definitely the most colorful!), Gathering Wine has certainly taken advantage of their outdoor space. Surround yourself with some of Findlay’s best murals, and sit in one of the bright chairs while sipping on wine beneath a sky of twinkle lights.
Tavern at the Inn
Embrace a laid back vibe and relax on the big wrap-around porch at Tavern at the Inn.
Formerly known as Uncle Buck’s, Brew U has recently come under new ownership and has re-branded to appeal to their student clientele. Be sure to stop in for a fun evening at the bar.
Findlay’s most exciting student hot spot, Nino’s is home to a large outdoor patio where you can enjoy your drinks and even play cornhole!
The Findlay Country Club
If you’re looking for a classy patio to enjoy, head over to the Country Club for some gorgeous views of the river.
If you’re in the mood for Mexican food and the great outdoors, don’t miss the Mi Tequila patio. Sip on a margarita and eat some nachos at this hotspot off of Tiffin Ave.
Fins Seafood & Grille
Fin’s Seafood & Grille is the classic Findlay seafood joint, and it boasts a gorgeous patio that you must experience.
Right next to the movie theater, Beer Barrel is the perfect restaurant to hit up after seeing a movie. Eat some delicious pizza and other American classics while sipping on your beer on the outdoor patio.
Catch a game, eat some wings, and sip some beer at Fricker’s, another local favorite.
Dave’s Hideaway Lounge
The ultimate summer hangout! From swinging chairs, to horseshoes and live bands, this is where the real party animals go to kick back! Enjoy great drinks along with steaks and burgers from the grill. Dave’s is definitely your one-stop patio for all things fun.
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