The outdoor ambiance of these restaurants, breweries and wineries is top-notch.

1. Brooks & Browns Bar & Grill

Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown boasts a patio restaurant adjacent to pretty Bess Reed Park and steps away from the Clark Fork River. 

2. Draught Works

Enjoy this Northside brewery’s signature brews on their outdoor patio with views of Hellgate Canyon.

3. Finn & Porter

You can’t get any closer to the Clark Fork River than Finn & Porter’s deck at the mouth of Hellgate Canyon.

4. Highlander Beer/Missoula Brewing Company

While away an afternoon or evening with pizza and craft beer at Highlander’s creek-bordered 4,000-square-foot outdoor patio off North Reserve.

5. Iron Horse Bar & Grill

Snag a table on the patio or head up to the second floor's open air seating and do some people-watching from this popular downtown eatery. 

6. The Keep

Watching the sunset from The Keep's outdoor terrace high on the South Hills is a must. 

7. Plonk

Festooned with lights, this upscale wine bar’s rooftop patio shines at night.

8. Ten Spoon Vineyard + Winery

On Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, this Rattlesnake winery offers al fresco wine tastings amid wildlife and scenic views.

9. Thomas Meagher Bar

Be one of the first to park yourself on this Irish pub’s brand new deck. Look for the bright green chairs on West Pine Street in downtown Missoula.