- by Anna Culver
It's officially patio weather! Enjoy outdoor dining at these 36 patios around Fort Mill
Updated: Sep 29, 2020
Akahana Asian Bistro
This covered patio is a spacious place to enjoy sushi. They're only open for to-go service, but you can order to-go and enjoy your meal on the patio.
Amor Artis Brewing
Head out back and up to the "Mega Deck" to enjoy a beer and some food from their neighbor Improper Pig. Picnic tables are both on and beneath the deck. Due to COVID, they're seating up to eight people at outdoor tables.
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
This mostly covered, casual patio is great to grab a pizza or salad and enjoy the outdoor scene at Kingsley Town Center.
Carolina Ale House
Outdoor restaurant dining as well as bar seating are available on this patio that overlooks the lake in Kingsley Town Center.
Charanda Mexican Grill & Cantina
Enjoy dining under umbrellas and patio lights at this local go-to for many, conveniently located across from Baxter Village.
Go ahead and order a bottle and some apps! People watch the streets of Kingsley Town Center or just sink into the patio couches and enjoy the open air.
There's limited outdoor seating which is why it fills up fast. Get their early to snag a shaded table for breakfast or lunch.
Fort Mill Family Restaurant
This no-frills patio offers some shaded tables to enjoy your favorite home-cooked breakfast and hot coffee.
Enjoy some of the best seafood in town at one of Baxter Village's longest standing restaurants. It feels more intimate than others as it sits in a charming space situated slightly away from Market Street.
Located on the Anne Springs Close Greenway, the Gateway Canteen is truly an outdoor lover's paradise. After a hike around Lake Haigler or to the swinging bridge, stop by the Canteen for food and drink in the shade of the Domtar Forest Porch.
With fire pits and cozy tables, this is the perfect spot to settle in for a glass of wine and cheese board. Take advantage of their two locations: Baxter Village and Riverwalk Carolinas. Both are great for relaxing and taking in the local neighborhood scene.
Grab a burger, shake and brew and enjoy Hobo's socially-distanced patio seating. You can choose to sit on their deck or down in the "grassy" astroturf area that's perfect for kiddos to play on and is equipped with picnic tables and shaded four-toppers.
Killington's Restaurant & Pub
Located on the bustling Market street of Baxter Village, Killington's patio is great for grabbing a bite and enjoying the local sites and sounds of the charming neighborhood.
Napa at Kingsley
This elegant patio has ample socially-distanced covered seating with the option to wander out to the fire pit and rocking chairs that sit beside the tranquil lake in Kingsley Town Center.
This completely covered screened-in patio is a fine place in Kingsley Town Center to enjoy your soup and sandwich. Bonus points for the fireplace that cozies the space up!
Salmeri's Italian Kitchen
Indulge in authentic Italian on this quaint patio. It sits parallel to Springfield Parkway but the greenery and shrubs do their job at blocking out any sound.
Enjoy a burger and brussels on this patio in the heart of Kingsley Town Center.
Spice Asian Kitchen
The view from this patio never gets old. The breeze seems to flow in perfectly and if you're lucky you'll catch a sunset overlooking Kingsley Town Center.
Pull a stool up to the bar or grab a table and enjoy a margarita under the lights of this fun patio that overlooks the lake in front of LPL Financial.
Enjoy dining under patio lights at the casual Towne Tavern off of hwy 160. The Fort Mill Main St. location has very limited outdoor seating but is enhanced with small-town charm.
The Lucky Duck
Head to the rooftop to enjoy the fresh air and comfortable, socially-distanced seating. From tables and bar stools to lounge chairs, it's a great spot overlooking Baxter Village.
Wing King Cafe
One of Fort Mill's more casual patios but perfect for enjoying a plate of wings and fried pickles.
Z Bakery and Cafe
They recently transformed their backyard into a socially-distanced outdoor dining space. With several shaded picnic tables out back, each under its own tent, and outdoor seating available in the front, they have plenty of space to safely dine.
Legal Remedy Cantina
Enjoy Mexican fare with a Southern flair at the new cantina in Riverwalk Carolinas. The patio offers socially-distanced covered seating and has its own outside bar so you don't have to go far for your beer and cocktails.
The Brass Tap
Located in Riverwalk Carolinas, they offer a quaint patio to grab a burger and beer while taking in the Riverwalk scene.
The Pump House
Head to the top floor to take advantage of happy hour deals and live music while overlooking the Catawba River. Their rooftop patio is quaint, mostly covered and has a fireplace to cozy up to when temperatures drop.
The Office Craft Bar and Kitchen
Enjoy ample outdoor seating next to a fire in your choice of comfy patio chairs or a dining table. There are plenty of TVs outside too, so you won't miss a game.
Enjoy your favorite pizza on this patio that offers the option of shaded seating, then pop next door to Lore Brewing for craft beer.
Lore Brewing patio is small with some standing room at the railing and a few tables. They often have food trucks or you can order from Empire Pizza next door.
Green Olive Grill
Grab a picnic table at this spacious outdoor patio. With an extensive Greek menu and Southern additions, everyone in the family will find something that suits their palate.
Lake Wylie Brewing
This spacious patio is great for kids and dogs as they have a huge green space to run around in. Grab a seat under the shaded tables and watch the kiddos play while you enjoy nachos and a craft beer.
Mister Chang's Coffee House
Enjoy not just coffee, but also a thoughtful menu of breakfast, lunch and snacks on a covered, quaint space situated under patio lights.
Tega Cay Deli
This popular breakfast and lunch spot has limited outdoor seating but is an option if you catch it at the right time.
The Greek Grill
This patio is on the smaller side but there's available seating for those wishing to dine outside and enjoy some of the best Greek food in town.
One of Tega Cay's largest outdoor seating areas, they offer various patio and outdoor seating options from picnic tables, four-toppers, high-toppers, and bar stools. On the weekends you'll find this patio packed with people enjoying live music.
521 BBQ & Grill
This no-frills patio is a good spot to enjoy ribs and their popular mac & cheese.