Summer is here — which, in Las Vegas, means lounging in the shade with a drink in hand. Around the Las Vegas Valley, bars boast their own patios, balconies, large backyards, and even some places that are reminiscent of a garden, along with a couple of rooftop spots. Brunch outside, watch the sunset, or have a late-night cocktail.Read More
20 Outdoor Bars to Visit Right Now in Las Vegas
Head outside for a cocktail or beer
Tenaya Creek Brewery
This locals-favorite brewery offers a simple patio with ample shade, colorful murals of desert animals, and a rotating appearance by food trucks. Pop inside to order any of the brewery’s specialty brews before settling in at an outdoor table.
Head to the 60th floor to reach the Legacy Club, an ode to many of Vegas’ founding pioneers and icons, at Circa. The 8,400-square-foot lounge features fire pits and banquettes on the outdoor terrace. The lounge offers a sunset package for $75 per person that includes outdoor fire pit seating for two to 12 people, two specialty cocktails, a Champagne toast at sunset, and views of the skyline.
Park on Fremont
The renovated vibrant outdoor space at Park on Fremont is redesigned with an expanded front patio to complement its whimsical backyard. Pull up a seat under one its trees or at the outdoor bar for primo people-watching along Fremont Street.
Oak & Ivy: An American Whiskey Den
This small cocktail bar located in the Downtown Container Park features specialty cocktails and rare beers along with an extensive list of whiskeys. Head to the open patio or to the rooftop to enjoy a Bow Tai with Zacapa 23 and Yellow Chartreuse, or one of the mules or whiskey concoctions on the menu.
The city’s oldest freestanding bar, named for a time when customers watched atomic blasts from the roof, was originally built in 1945 as Virginia’s Cafe. The Rat Pack and the Smothers Brothers drank there after their nightly shows, and Barbra Streisand even had her own seat at the bar. Sour beers are a specialty here, but consider this one of the best places to go when a beer is needed.
This indoor-outdoor restaurant and bar at Fergusons Downtown really shines after dark. Take to the patio to lounge beneath the color-changing string lights for a vibey Palm Springs-inspired take on Vegas nightlife. The drinks are good — and made all the better when ordered with a side of papalonas fries topped with garlic sauce, cotija cheese, and pico de Gallo.
This Arts District bar in the Arts Factory features an expansive, 5,000-square-foot outdoor patio. Order a Juniper Dream with Bombay Sapphire gin and Chareau Aloe liqueur or Your Spicy Bae with Cazadores jalapeno tequila, Chambord, and pineapple syrup.
Jammyland Cocktail Bar & Reggae Kitchen
Jamaican bar and kitchen Jammyland in the Arts District offers a reggae-inspired menu and a patio filled with twinkling lights, welcoming fire pits, and two elaborate murals.
The refreshed patio at Velveteen Rabbit offers an outdoor respite in pink. The seasonally changing cocktail menu, 12 beers on taps, as well as 18 to 20 bottled beers offer a range of drinks for imbibing. Unsure what to order? Ask for the punch, a daily special that’s often fruity and refreshing.
HUDL Brewing Co.
HUDL Brewing Co. offers 11 of its own beers on tap including stouts, IPAs, cream ales, and fruit beers and a covered patio with picnic tables. Of course, the beers change all the time depending on what’s on tap.
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Nevada Brew Works
This Arts District brewery serves its own beer on Main Street on a substantial 1,542-square-foot, dog-friendly patio with an eye-catching silo and a limited-menu kitchen that specializes in pizza.
Public School 702
The second-story patio at Public School 702 is expansive, wrapping around the side of the building to offer plentiful views. As the weather cools, outdoor heaters keep the balcony cozy. Bar bites like buffalo cauliflower and cheddar chive tater tots go with its menu of “Liquid Education” cocktails.
Davidoff of Geneva Cigar Bar
This cigar bar at the front of Fashion Show attracts patrons with the outdoor patio space and great views of the Las Vegas Strip. Take a break from shopping and enjoy the cigar bar’s social hour, offered Sunday through Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. with deals such as 50 percent off wines, beers, and specialty cocktails plus free Champagne for the ladies. Another daily from noon to 2 p.m. brings half-priced bloody Marys, mimosas, and more.
Visitors to the newly revived Ghostbar will be whisked up via a private elevator to the 55th floor. The lounge offers views of Red Rock Canyon, downtown Las Vegas, and the Strip. An outdoor deck lives just off the side of the building, where a translucent barrier provides a background of the Las Vegas skyline. Cocktails include the Witching Hour with gin and elderflower tonic, the Ghost Story with spicy tequila, strawberry, peach, and basil, and the shareable $95 Witches Brew.
Visit the rooftop bar at Paris Las Vegas, where Beer Park features a 10,000-square-foot bar and grill with an excellent view of the Bellagio fountains below. Taste one of the numerous eclectic beer options, including 36 beers on tap and a large selection of handcrafted beer. Bonus: Games such as pool, bean bag toss, and darts.
Vice Versa Patio & Lounge
This trendy lounge in the Vdara features a patio with fire pits, heat lamps and a water feature. The patio space is great for small groups or if you want to get closer to your date. Be sure to try the penicillin cocktail with Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch, ginger, lemon and a float of Laphroaig 10-year Scotch.
Head to the patio at Beerhaus at The Park for beers and games. The taps feature local craft breweries and the menu touches on brats and hot dogs as well as barbecue ribs and rotisserie chicken. Games such as Jenga and cornhole await, or customers can head to a board game cart located near the entrance.
The patio at Skyfall sits on the 64th floor of the Delano with some of the best views of Las Vegas. Head here for stunning views at sunset or a nightcap after dinner.
Khoury's Fine Wine & Spirits
Those in the Anthem area should visit Khoury’s for a small but charming outdoor space complete with picnic and high-top tables, string lights and a rotating food truck. Customers can take a pause from shopping for selections of 18 beers on tap.