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Knoff Group Presents: The Best Outdoor Patio Spots in the Bozeman, Livingston, & Big Sky Areas

Spring is here in southwestern Montana and with just a little warm weather it’s patio season!  Knoff Group Real Estate has put together a list of the best outdoor patio spots in Bozeman, Livingston, Big Sky and the surrounding area for your alfresco dining pleasure!

exterior of the seven sushi restaurant in bozeman

In Bozeman

Seven Sushi is known for their authentic Japanese style sushi as well as their various brews and sake on tap. Located in the Cannery District just minutes from downtown Bozeman, Seven boasts a quiet outdoor patio during the warmer months. Featuring string lights and a variety of outdoor seating options, Seven’s patio is a great choice for quality food and a relaxed atmosphere.

exterior of the pizza campania restaurant in bozeman

Pizza Campania is also located in the Cannery District, near Seven Sushi. Known for their wood-fired pizzas and fresh salads, Pizza Campania also has a great outdoor patio. It even has a little firepit if you want to cozy up and enjoy one of their specialty pasta dishes.

exterior of the bacchus pub in bozeman

Bacchus Pub is located on Main Street in downtown Bozeman and is a great local spot to grab a cocktail and a burger. They also have cute sidewalk café style outdoor seating area. It’s a great spot to people watch in downtown Bozeman!

exterior of the revelry restaurant in bozeman

Revelry is another great outdoor dining choice in downtown Bozeman. We recommend trying their Brussels Caesar salad out on the patio for the optimal experience. Not only is Revelry a great lunch spot, they heat the patio at night – so go enjoy dinner there too!

view from the patio at map brewing in bozeman

MAP Brewing is one of Bozeman’s most popular breweries and for good reason. Located on a pond across from the Bozeman Beach with stunning views of the Bridger mountains, MAP is a great spot. It features a large outdoor patio with a variety of seating options. You aren’t going to want to miss this spot on a warm spring day.

exterior of the taproom & fill station restaurant in bozeman

Bozeman Taproom in downtown Bozeman features a variety of cocktails and rotating beers on tap and a scenic rooftop deck.  They also have additional outdoor seating on the street level.

patio and exterior of the shine beer sanctuary restaurant in bozeman

Shine Beer Sanctuary is a fun, upbeat spot in downtown Bozeman that boasts both a street level patio and rooftop. Choose a selection from their huge beer and seltzer selection and/or enjoy a personalized burrito. They even provide board games that you can enjoy while hanging out upstairs.

view from the patio of outlaw brewing in bozeman

Outlaw Brewing is located in Northwest Bozeman, on the edge of the Cattail Creek subdivision. They feature a large range of on-tap beers and seasonal rotators that you can enjoy on their large outdoor patio. On the weekends, they have a food truck outside and when weather permits – live music!

exterior of the plonk wine bar in bozeman

Plonk is a chic wine bar located on Main Street in downtown Bozeman. They offer a wide selection of wines by the glass, house-made cocktails, and a tailored menu. They are well known for their drinks, and they also feature an outdoor back patio tucked in between two buildings..

view from the window in the elevator foyer outside of the sky shed located on the rooftop of the kimpton armory hotel

Sky Shed, located in the Kimpton Armory Hotel is one of Bozeman’s best rooftop bars. Grab a drink or a shareable plate and make your way outside to enjoy stunning panoramic views of four mountain ranges and downtown Bozeman. You can even enjoy the outdoor seating in the wintertime; they bring out heated igloos that you can rent.

exterior of the crystal bar in bozeman

The Crystal Bar is downtown Bozeman’s ultimate dive bar. Featuring cheap drinks, an eclectic atmosphere, and no frills – you don’t want to miss the rooftop at the Crystal. Make your way upstairs, grab a PBR, and enjoy the sun.

exterior of the ted's montana grill restaurant in downtown bozeman

Ted’s Montana Grill located on Main Street in downtown Bozeman is another great outdoor dining option. They feature a variety of burgers, steaks, and other American cuisine along with delicious cocktails. Ted’s has an outdoor patio that is perfect for enjoying a meal and people watching.

outdoor stage featuring a live band and standing audience at the pine creek lodge

In Livingston/Paradise Valley

Pine Creek Lodge offers an unforgettable experience, whether you’re dining in, staying the night in a shipping container cabin or catching a live music event. Located in Paradise Valley outside of Livingston, Pine Creek Lodge boasts a delicious restaurant serving lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch every week. This stunning property offers a variety of outdoor seating whether you decide to eat at the restaurant or watch a live music show.

exterior of the pinky g's restaurant in big sky

In Big Sky

Pinky G’s Pizzeria is located in Big Sky’s Town Center and is known for their hand-tossed pizza, cocktails, and beer. They also have patio tables outside so you can enjoy a slice of pizza while people watching in downtown Big Sky. Pinky G’s also has pizzerias in Jackson Hole, WY and Victor, ID.

mountain and river views from the riverhouse restaurant near big sky

The Riverhouse is a spot located on the banks of the Gallatin River. Located minutes from Big Sky’s Town Center, they serve a finger licking  barbecue and host a variety of events. The Riverhouse might rank as the best outdoor seating on this list as their outdoor accommodations overlook the stunning Gallatin River.

arch with signage over the dirt road leading to lone mountain ranch featuring the horn & cantle restaurant & saloon

Horn and Cantle is located in Lone Mountain Ranch, near Big Sky’s Town Center. They feature fine dining with a variety of cultural influence and farm-to-table ingredients. Horn and Cantle features great outdoor seating area for both the warmer and colder months. During winter, they heat the area and turn on the cozy fireplace.