Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants In Owensboro

Now that restaurants are allowed to be open in Kentucky with a 33% indoor capacity and unlimited outdoor dining, what better time than to feature some of our favorite places to eat outside in Owensboro.

The Miller House:  Not only does this incredible restaurant known for its southern cuisine and ridiculous stock of bourbon have a great patio, don’t forget to dine on the porch!

Lure:  The patio at Lure offers one of the best views of the Ohio River and some of the most delicious hand-crafted cocktails in Owensboro. (Opening June 15)

Colbys:  Sidewalk dining pairs nicely with one of Owensboro locals’ all-time favorite restaurants.

Bar Louie:  Wrap around patio space is available mostly in shade at this downtown eatery featuring one of the greatest happy hour deals in Owensboro.

Fetta: Plenty of patio seating is offered at this one-of-a-kind downtown pizzeria.

Don Marios:  Check out the expanded outdoor seating and grab a street taco at one of Owensboro’s newest restaurants. 

Mellow Mushroom:  Craft beer, unique vibes and a large menu are the perfect match with great sidewalk dining.

Famous Bistro:  Fantastic outdoor seating paired with great service and delicious food.

Burger Theory at the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront: This is the best view of the Ohio River you’ll have in the city complete with Hoppy Hour.  (Opening This Summer)

Drakes:  Head on over to Highway 54 to enjoy the most unique outdoor seating in the city.  Garage doors allow the restaurant to provide a truly open-air atmosphere.

Legends:  This patio offers a much-needed sports environment with plenty of tvs and an even better beer selection.

Real Hacienda Frederica Street:  If you need to get your chips and salsa with margaritas fix in, there’s a large patio at this local Mexican restaurant.

Nikos Bakery:  This is our go-to breakfast spot for outdoor seating where you’ll find unbelievable pastries.