The best outdoor dining spots in greater Manchester

You don't have to head to Portsmouth or the White Mountains to get away from it all and relax with an al fresco meal — instead, head to the Queen City or surrounding towns.

The Foundry owner Dean Kamen and Maureen Toohey enjoy dining on the deck overlooking the Merrimack River.

The Foundry in Manchester
Relax and unwind after a day of work on the beautiful and spacious deck with views of the Merrimack River .

50 Commercial St., Manchester
(603) 836-1925

The Crown Tavern in Manchester
The Crown Tavern, an affordable gastropub created by the folks at the nearby Hanover Street Chophouse, has a large and charming patio.

99 Hanover St., Manchester
(603) 218-3132

Backyard Brewing & Kitchen in Manchester
Enjoy a cold beer on the large deck at the popular Backyard Brewery & Kitchen.

1211 South Mammoth Rd., Manchester
(603) 623-3545

110 Grill in Manchester
The 110 location in Manchester features a spacious patio and fire pits.

875 Elm St, Manchester
(603) 836-1150

900 Degrees in Manchester
The parking lot views may not be the best, but the restaurant is set well off the street in a quiet spot, which is somewhat of a rarity in downtown Manchester.
Kick up your feet, split a pie and unwind after a long day at work.

50 Dow St., Manchester
(603) 641-0900

Bolton’s Lake House in Kingston
Seasonal, casual dining spot on Great Pond with a good-sized deck outback with a view of the pond and small beach.

22 Main St., Kingston
(603) 347-1950

CJ’s Great West Grill in Manchester
You’ll forget all about busy South Willow Street when you relax with one of CJ’s creative cocktail or cold beers.

782 S. Willow St., Manchester
(603) 627-8600

Fratello’s in Manchester
Enjoy pleasant outdoor dining with a double-level deck for busy nights.

155 Dow Street, Manchester
(603) 641-6776

The Bistro at LaBelle Winery in Amherst
Beautiful patio with distant views of the vineyard, nearby parking and spectacular evening sunsets.

345 Route 101, Amherst
(603) 672-9898

The Derryfield Restaurant in Manchester
After 18 holes, you can unwind on the large deck overlooking the golf course at the Derryfield Restaurant. (And if you don’t golf, you’re always welcome too!)

625 Mammoth Rd., Manchester
(603) 623-2880

The Copper Door in Bedford
The Copper Door, created by Great NH Restaurants (T-BONES, Cactus Jack’s), offers upscale yet relaxed dining and a gorgeous terrace. The location is perfect for their martinis, apps and catching up with friends.

25 S. River Rd., Bedford
(603) 641-6100

603 Beer Hall in Londonderry
Enjoy a sandwich or pizza along with award-winning craft beer on the large patio at the beer hall.

42 Main St., Londonderry
(603) 404-6123

Bedford Village Inn in Bedford
Forget about your worries at this historic inn’s secluded patio, which surrounded by pleasant greenery and gardens.

2 Olde Bedford Way, Bedford
(603) 472-2001

Downtown Manchester

Many of the restaurants along and just off of Elm Street in Manchester are offering outside dining.

BuBa Noodle Bar
36 Lowell St., Manchester
(603) 935-7864

Campo Enoteca
969 Elm St., Manchester
(603) 625-0256

The Farm Bar & Grille
1181 Elm St., Manchester
(603) 641-3276

Ignite Bar & Grille and Hooked Seafood
100 Hanover St., Manchester
(603) 644-0064

North End Bistro
1361 Elm St., Manchester
(603) 232-3527

Restoration Café
235 Hanover St., Manchester
(603) 518-7260

The Wild Rover
21 Kosciuszko St., Manchester
(603) 669-7722

XO Bistro
827 Elm St., Manchester
(603) 560-7998

Categories: Outdoor dining