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.

80 Guider Ln., Bethlehem
(603) 444-2600

Eagle Mountain House in Jackson
Breakfast is served daily, lunch is served on weekends and dinner nightly at the Veranda Café.

179 Carter Notch Rd., Jackson
(603) 383-9111

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.

99 Ski Area Rd., Bretton Woods
(603) 278-3320

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.

1994 Daniel Webster Hwy., Campton
(603) 726-6142

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.

16 Mill St., Littleton
(603) 444-2146

Mountain View Grand in Whitefield
The views from the dining room are spectacular, but in warmer months, the Veranda is a great spot to grab a drink and bite to eat between meals. Open seasonally. You can also dine on the patio the Club House. What to expect: Fine dining at one of the state’s legendary historic resorts.

101 Mountain View Rd., Whitefield
(603) 837-2100

Omni Mt. Washington Resort in Bretton Woods
Enjoy drinks from the Rosewood Bar to enjoy on the porch, and patio dining at Stickney’s located down a level. What to expect: Some of the best dining and views in the state. You can’t beat dining at one of the remaining grand hotels.

310 Mount Washington Hotel Rd., Bretton Woods
(800) 843-6664

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.

310 Mt. Washington Hotel Rd., Bretton Woods
(800) 843-6664

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.

205 Wells Rd., Franconia
(603) 823-5501

The Inn at Thorn Hill in Jackson
Start your day with a beautiful, fresh breakfast. Grab a drink before dinner and enjoy the view. What to expect: Romantic dining at a lovely inn.

40 Thorn Hill Rd., Jackson
(603) 383-4242

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 breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tour the brewery at noon weekdays or 4 p.m. on Saturdays.

135 Main St., North Woodstock
(603) 745-3951

Categories: Outdoor dining