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Summer has arrived and there are few better ways to enjoy the season than enjoying a great meal and a few drinks at one of our local restaurant’s patio!  Find your favorite, or try them all and let us know which you think is the best!

Gathering Wine

235 S. Main St.
Tues. – Thurs., 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Gathering Wine‘s patio may be the best kept patio secret in Findlay.  Accessible both by The Gathering and Gathering Wine’s entrances, at this patio you get the best of both worlds.  You can enjoy items off The Gathering’s menu, and pick one of the 600 different bottles of wine for sale or one of the seventeen on tap at Gathering Wine while relaxing in this Downtown oasis!

Uncorked at Findlay Wine Merchant

540 S. Main St.
Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Wednesday – Saturday, 4 – close

 Uncorked Wine Bar, located within The Wine Merchant, has great paninis, wraps, flat breads, and a patio!  Whether you’re looking for a way to enjoy the sunshine for lunch or dinner, Uncorked has you covered.

Looking for the best places for patio dining in Findlay? Check out our list of the best in Hancock County! •

A great view and even better drinks? Look no further than La Vista Rooftop Tiki Bar!

La Vista Rooftop Tiki Bar

132 E. Crawford St.
Tuesday – Saturday, 4 p.m. – Close

 Besides panoramic views of Downtown, La Vista Rooftop Tiki Bar has a special menu and will serve you fruity cocktails, as well as Mexican beer and a select menu, including fish tacos and smoked chicken nachos!

Fin’s Seafood and Grille

1801 Broad Ave.
4 p.m. – Close
Sundays, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 Brunch on Sundays is a wonderful thing, but brunch on Sundays on the patio is even better – luckily, Fin’s has you covered!  You can enjoy the patio seven days a week, with live music on the weekends, but make sure to take advantage of their delicious brunch each Sunday!

Oler’s Bar & Grill

708 Lima Avenue
Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – Midnight
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

A local favorite, Oler’s Bar and Grill’s tagline may be “so delightfully tacky, you won’t believe you ate there”, however there is nothing tacky about their great patio.  Nosh on their Tex Mex dishes and wash them down with a margarita for a perfect summer night.

Looking for the best places for patio dining in Findlay? Check out our list of the best in Hancock County! •

The food tastes even better with a dining experience like this.


110 E. Sandusky St.
Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Monday – Thursday, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

We didn’t think Stix’s Asian Fusion dishes could taste any better, but somehow they seem to be even more delicious when enjoyed on their patio.  Order a Hot Stone  Bibimbap or some of their really great fries and enjoy a perfect summer night!

Greek Garden

321 S. Main St.
Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Alley dining is the same as patio dining right?  Greek Garden’s outdoor dining option takes place next to their restaurant in their great alley.  Catch music there daily, plus their amazing hummus and gyros!

Tavern at the Inn

200 E. Main Cross St.
Mon. – Fri., 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

  The Tavern at the Inn is conveniently attached to The Findlay Inn, so patrons don’t need to go far for a patio dining experience!  Take a seat on their covered patio and enjoy a great dinner along East Main Cross Street.

Looking for the best places for patio dining in Findlay? Check out our list of the best in Hancock County! •

Whether you’re looking to enjoy a glass of wine or a meal, patio dining is a great choice this summer! •

Al Fresco Dining

They may not have an official patio, but make sure to check out some al fresco dining options in Downtown also!  DiVine Wine, 326 S. Main St., is a self-serve wine bar with 28 wines to choose from, over 75 bottled beers available, and small plates – plus there are a few tables in front of the restaurant to enjoy wine and the sun!  Warm weather has arrived when the garage doors come up at Legend’s Steakhouse and Sports Bar and Alexandria’s!  Both locations have a few tables on the sidewalk, but when the garage doors are up you can really celebrate summer in style, while enjoying a great meal.  Also in Downtown Findlay on Wednesdays, is the Food Truck Court in Marathon Center for the Performing Arts’ parking lot!  Pick one of the many great food trucks to visit and take your lunch back to the office to enjoy, or sit at one of the picnic tables MCPA has provided.  Not quite a patio, but a great option for al fresco dining is the Lima Avenue Rootbeer Stand!  Enjoy car-side service or take advantage of the picnic tables on site, either way you’ll be devouring a delicious Spanish Dog and Float in no time!  

Tried and True Favorites

Findlay is bursting with opportunities to at a local restaurant’s patio, but we know you like to visit your favorite chains too!  Visit Max and Erma’s on Trenton Avenue or Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen on Tiffin Avenue to eat on their patios!

Enjoy all that summer has to offer by being outdoors!  Take advantage of all the opportunities for live music outdoors this season, and check out some of our suggestions for family fun outside!  Plus, it isn’t too late to have the best summer ever.  Pick up your Summers Passports at the Visit Findlay Welcome Center, 123 E. Main Cross St., complete your family’s passport for a chance to win a Findlay prize pack!  

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