March 23, 2022

24 Orlando restaurant patios with incredibly scenic views

Being outdoors in Orlando can be a mess for much of the year, but when nice weather finally arrives an amazing thing happens: being outside feels wonderful again. And like all new love affairs, we just can't get enough. It's finally time to drink outside, dine outside, and even dance under the actual stars, for once not soaking completely through our clothing.

Check out every single one of these Orlando-area patio bars and restaurants.

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Canvas Restaurant & Market
13615 Sachs Ave., 407-313-7800
Besides the gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows and flashy, yellow lamps that go so well with the brick walls, Canvas overlooks a beautiful lake with a gorgeous patio you’ll want to dine at. This newcomer restaurant is already one of the area’s best restaurants with delectable items like the bourbon-braised short ribs and oak-charred octopus. 
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Canvas Restaurant & Market

13615 Sachs Ave., 407-313-7800
Besides the gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows and flashy, yellow lamps that go so well with the brick walls, Canvas overlooks a beautiful lake with a gorgeous patio you’ll want to dine at. This newcomer restaurant is already one of the area’s best restaurants with delectable items like the bourbon-braised short ribs and oak-charred octopus.
Photo via Canvas Restaurant & Market/Instagram
Morimoto Asia
1600 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, 407-939-6686
Morimoto Asia offers quite a bit of stimulation when you’re feeling particularly classy. From the hand-crafted sushi and authentic pan-Asian cuisine to the beautiful indoor seating and outdoor patio, the last thing this restaurant lacks is a wow-factor. 
Photo via Orlando Weekly

Morimoto Asia

1600 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, 407-939-6686
Morimoto Asia offers quite a bit of stimulation when you’re feeling particularly classy. From the hand-crafted sushi and authentic pan-Asian cuisine to the beautiful indoor seating and outdoor patio, the last thing this restaurant lacks is a wow-factor.

Photo via Orlando Weekly
The Greek Corner
1600 N Orange Ave., 407-228-0303
If you’ve ever eaten in Greece, you know it’s common to do so outside and The Greek Corner gives you a little slice of that in their gorgeous space. Most seating is outside overlooking Lake Ivanhoe, which is pretty spectacular during sunsets. Try the moussaka, Pastitsio or baklava as the sun sets.
Photo via The Greek Corner/Facebook

The Greek Corner

1600 N Orange Ave., 407-228-0303
If you’ve ever eaten in Greece, you know it’s common to do so outside and The Greek Corner gives you a little slice of that in their gorgeous space. Most seating is outside overlooking Lake Ivanhoe, which is pretty spectacular during sunsets. Try the moussaka, Pastitsio or baklava as the sun sets.
Photo via The Greek Corner/Facebook
The Waterfront
4201 S Orange Ave., 407-866-0468
The Waterfront's patio is all about classic Florida charm, and the waterfront view can't be beat.
Photo via The Waterfront/Facebook

The Waterfront


4201 S Orange Ave., 407-866-0468
The Waterfront's patio is all about classic Florida charm, and the waterfront view can't be beat.

Photo via The Waterfront/Facebook
The Boathouse
1620 Buena Vista Drive, Lake buena Vista, FL 2830, 407-939-2628
If you are brave enough to face the Disney Springs crowds this summer, this should be one of the restaurants on your list. Dine dockside and watch vintage amphibious cars float on the water.
Photo via The Boathouse/Website

The Boathouse


1620 Buena Vista Drive, Lake buena Vista, FL 2830, 407-939-2628
If you are brave enough to face the Disney Springs crowds this summer, this should be one of the restaurants on your list. Dine dockside and watch vintage amphibious cars float on the water.
Photo via The Boathouse/Website
Yellow Dog Eats
1236 Hempel Ave., Gotha, FL 34786, 407-296-0609
This quaint cafe in Gotha has everything you could want for a fun, casual dining experience. It has the barbeque, the history, and an awesome garden for you to enjoy their food. If you plan adequately, you could even go to one of their music shows hosted in that same garden. 
Photo via Yellow Dog Eats/Facebook

Yellow Dog Eats


1236 Hempel Ave., Gotha, FL 34786, 407-296-0609
This quaint cafe in Gotha has everything you could want for a fun, casual dining experience. It has the barbeque, the history, and an awesome garden for you to enjoy their food. If you plan adequately, you could even go to one of their music shows hosted in that same garden.

Photo via Yellow Dog Eats/Facebook
Eden Bar
1300 S Orlando Ave., Maitland FL 32751, 407-629-1088
This outside bar at the Enzian Theater has beautiful scenery, ancient oak trees, a beautiful fountain and most importantly, a killer happy hour. 
Photo via Enzian Theater/Facebook

Eden Bar


1300 S Orlando Ave., Maitland FL 32751, 407-629-1088
This outside bar at the Enzian Theater has beautiful scenery, ancient oak trees, a beautiful fountain and most importantly, a killer happy hour.

Photo via Enzian Theater/Facebook
World of Beer
431 E Central Blvd., 407-270-5541
Obviously, World of Beer traditionally gives you a whole bunch of different choices for beers, but what makes this downtown Orlando location stand out is its patio facing Lake Eola. Grab a plate of chimichurri meatballs, pair it with one of their recommended pale ales, and enjoy the view.
Photo via World of Beer/Facebook

World of Beer


431 E Central Blvd., 407-270-5541
Obviously, World of Beer traditionally gives you a whole bunch of different choices for beers, but what makes this downtown Orlando location stand out is its patio facing Lake Eola. Grab a plate of chimichurri meatballs, pair it with one of their recommended pale ales, and enjoy the view.
Photo via World of Beer/Facebook
Shake Shack 
119 N Orlando Ave., Winter Park FL 32789, 321-203-5130
Located along Lake Killarney, this is the first of its New York City-based chain to open in Central Florida. Not only can you chow down a burger on their patio on the lake, but you can play ping-pong and relax around their fire pit to mourn all the calories you just inhaled. And their prices aren’t half-bad either, so there’s that too.
Photo via Orlando Weekly

Shake Shack


119 N Orlando Ave., Winter Park FL 32789, 321-203-5130
Located along Lake Killarney, this is the first of its New York City-based chain to open in Central Florida. Not only can you chow down a burger on their patio on the lake, but you can play ping-pong and relax around their fire pit to mourn all the calories you just inhaled. And their prices aren’t half-bad either, so there’s that too.
Photo via Orlando Weekly
The Hammered Lamb
1235 North Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32804, 407-704-3200
The Hammered Lamb is a landmark bar with some solid noshes. There's an indoor room for stormy nights, but usually, rain or shine, almost everyone sits outside on the long patio. On one side of the patio, railroad tracks rumble as SunRail trains pass by. On the other side, a traffic-obscured view of Lake Ivanhoe and I-4, along with the gorgeous sunsets above. The side walls are painted with giant, colorful murals. Fun fact: The Hammered Lamb's location was the first home of Ethos Vegan Kitchen, which is now in Winter Park.
Photo via The Hammered Lamb/Facebook

The Hammered Lamb


1235 North Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32804, 407-704-3200
The Hammered Lamb is a landmark bar with some solid noshes. There's an indoor room for stormy nights, but usually, rain or shine, almost everyone sits outside on the long patio. On one side of the patio, railroad tracks rumble as SunRail trains pass by. On the other side, a traffic-obscured view of Lake Ivanhoe and I-4, along with the gorgeous sunsets above. The side walls are painted with giant, colorful murals. Fun fact: The Hammered Lamb's location was the first home of Ethos Vegan Kitchen, which is now in Winter Park.
Photo via The Hammered Lamb/Facebook