The best outdoor dining spots in the White Mountains
You won't find any oceanfront dining options here but what you will find are mountain views, cozy porches and lush gardens. Enjoy our favorite restaurants in the White Mountains and North Country.
Take the chairlift at Bretton Woods to Latitude 44° Restaurant for a great lunch without skis.
Adair Country Inn & Restaurant in Bethlehem
Patio of lovely property opens to non-guests for dinner, Thursday through Monday. What to Expect: Fine dining, make reservations.
Located at 80 Guider Lane in Bethlehem
Eagle Mountain House in Jackson
Lunch is served on weekends, dinner nightly at the Veranda Café.
Located at 179 Carter Notch Road in Jackson
Latitude 44° Restaurant, Mt. Washington Resort in Bretton Woods
It was designed for the skiers, but when the chairlift is running in summer, it’s a great stop for lunch and a cold beer. What to Expect: Open daily for lunch until 3 p.m. Nice sandwiches and dazzling views.
Located at 99 Ski Area Rd in Bretton Woods
The Eagle Mountain House has golf course and mountain views from the veranda.
Little Red Schoolhouse in Campton
Historic one-room schoolhouse has been converted into a craft co-operative with attached screen-room serving as a rustic café with a tree-house attitude. It sits on the edge of a cliff, offering views of treetops and mountains beyond. What to Expect: Opens on Memorial Day for lunch with a simple menu, including fresh seafood, mostly fried, lobster rolls and burgers.
Located at 1994 Daniel Webster Hwy in Campton
Miller’s Café and Bakery in Littleton
Casual lunch spot with deck suspended over the Ammonoosuc River. What to Expect: Flip Bread sandwiches, daily soup and quiche offerings and dessert out of the bakery case. Open daily for breakfast and lunch and Saturdays for dinner.
Located at 16 Mill Street in Littleton
Mountain View Grand in Whitefield
Also dining on the patio of the clubhouse
Located at 101 Mountain View Road
Omni Mt. Washington Resort in Bretton Woods
Enjoy drinks from the Rosewood Bar to enjoy on the porch, patio dining at Stickney’s down a level.
Located at 310 Mount Washington Hotel Road
Stickney’s Steak & Chop Pub Omni Mt. Washington Resort in Bretton Woods
Grab a table outside for lunch and dine face to face with the real Mt. Washington. What to Expect: Open for lunch and dinner. Upscale pub fare and creative salads.
Located at 310 Mt. Washington Hotel Rd in Bretton Woods
The Horse & Hound Inn in Franconia
Lovely terrace with views of their kitchen garden. What to Expect: Open Wednesday to Sunday for dinner only. Reservations suggested.
Located at 205 Wells Road in Franconia
The Inn at Thorn Hill in Jackson
Grab a drink before dinner and enjoy the view.
Located at 40 Thorn Hill Road
Woodstock Inn, Station & Brewery in North Woodstock
The original train depot provides the name for the restaurant, but the garden in front, tended by the owners, makes a very colorful setting by mid-summer. What to Expect: Dining under umbrella tables on the patio or the small Dam Bar outdoors while sipping a Pig’s Ear Brown Ale can make the day. Open for lunch and dinner. Tour the brewery at noon weekdays or 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
Located at 135 Main Street in North Woodstock