17 Jun Summer Outdoor Dining Spots in Minot
Soak in the summer sun at over 15 outdoor dining spots in Minot. Experience awesome rooftop views, patio-style eateries, open-air concepts, and bistro tables near charming cafes! The Magic City has a vibrant and rich culinary history that boasts many restaurants, bars and pubs, bakeries, coffee shops, and more! Click on each of the business names for more info.
Those Rooftop Views!
7 1st St SE
Sip on giggle juice and take in the striking views of downtown Minot. High Third features an expansive rooftop seating area, open every day of the year (weather permitting) with heaters. You can order cocktails and their Gastropub-style foods to enjoy on the rooftop bar! There are three levels to this establishment, Bostow open to all ages, Vendome Bar 21+ the patio is open to all ages until 10pm then only 21+ until closing. You can find something for everyone!
220 S Broadway
Sit on the wraparound rooftop seating located above Sports on Tap to catch amazing sunsets and views overlooking the heart of the Magic City. This dining space opens during the summer, and features fire pits and heaters to keep you cozy along with yard games and a dance floor! Enjoy this quintessential sports bar for their happy hour specials, pizzas on Fridays, and an unforgettable nightlife experience in Minot!
Sit outside on the patio!
510 Central Ave E
Atypical Brewery specializes in Barrel-Aged sour ales, craft beer, and other specialty drinks located inside of the old Westland Gas Station. You can drink inside or outside on their dog-friendly patio. Play yard games or board games, you can even bring outside food or order food on the nights they host local food trucks. There’s something for everyone 21+
1912 Valley Bluffs Dr
This modern dining space overlooks the Minot Country Club golf course, with a wrap-around deck featuring stunning sightlines of the fairways and greens. Experience upscale family dining at Elevation, or the attached 1685 Bar that is open daily! Locally owned and operated, they are excited to elevate your dining experience!
1100 N Broadway
Enjoy the patio on summer nights and catch some live music on Thursdays at Spicy Pie. Sit on the kid and pet friendly, heated patio and watch a sports game, or catch up with friends. This family-friendly restaurant features pizzas, grinders, and beers. You can create your own pizza or order by the slice, which are roughly the size of a dinner plate!
2001 22nd Ave SW
Searching for great food and good craft beer, look no further than JL Beers, which creates burgers, sides and more with fresh ingredients that are locally sourced. One thing to note is that dining connoisseurs must be 21 years of age to enter this unique establishment. Should you meet the entry criteria, you will be treated to a variety of beers on tap, mouthwatering burgers, and outdoor patio seating!
1400 31st Ave SW
Badlands Restaurant Grill & Bar brings the best of the rugged terrain along with the finest steak, seafood, pasta and more. Choose from a plethora of wines and other beverages to compliment your meal! Guests 21+ can sit by the fire or enjoy the summer sun outside on the patio. The inside dining experience is perfect for a group or family.
2110 E Burdick Expy
The Ground Round is unique with its mix of “no rules” sprinkled with fun, family-oriented food service. This pub-style dining atmosphere also provides a 21+ dining patio experience. With great food quality, taste, customer service and value, the endless flavors you’re sure to leave full and happy.
1412 2nd Ave SW
There are no bones about it – locally owned and operated, Bones BBQ features some of the most mouthwatering and fresh barbeque in town! Adults have an array of beverage options. There is even a kid’s menu, and families can enjoy sitting out on the patio, complete with a handful of giant picnic table-style seats. It is fun for the whole family.
1303 S Broadway
Sip on hot or cold brews, and other specialty caffeinated creations, you can also enjoy a selection of beers and wines at The Station! Bring your drink and lunch outside to sit on the kid and pet friendly patio. Watch as the cars drive on Broadway past this building that used to be a service station. Snap a quick pick next to their coffee cup mural!
12 3rd St SE
This downtown Minot pub just expanded to include indulgent food creations like pizzas, tacos, and fries with toppings like truffle aioli, pho, or cheese and bacon. Their upbeat and colorful patio area is connected to the bar and makes the perfect spot to enjoy a cold one in the heat of summer. Arny’s 2.0 also boasts a bottle shop.
Just a light breeze, please!
30 1st St NE
Dine in the original Altman and Taylor Tractor Company building, the inspiration behind the restaurant’s name! The menu features fantastic brunch options, beer, cocktails, pizza and pasta! Savor your meal on one wall with doors that open to provide open-air seating. You won’t go hungry at The Starving Rooster!
3816 S Broadway
Classic in Minot since 2008 for authentic Mexican cuisine, Mi Mexico reopened in a new location! Enjoy your tacos with the breeze in your hair sitting near their open-air concept covered patio. Listen to the water flow from the fountain and enjoy a classic margarita.
3 1st St SE, Suite 3
Minot’s only parklet, sit and enjoy the plants surrounding this relaxing streetery outside of Prairie Sky Breads. Independently owned, they create homestyle breads and baked goods. Order lunch daily, and pizzas on the weekends!
3820 S Broadway
Buffalo Wild Wings, or “B-dubs” as the kids call it, features a sports-bar experience you won’t forget anytime soon! With no shortage of sporting events to watch including local, regional, and national on one of the many screens, as well as games, the entire family will enjoy the experience. Perfect for kids and large groups, Minot’s “B-dubs” features an open-air concept on the South side of the restaurant, where patrons can enjoy the summer months while dining in the fresh air.
A few chairs for you & me (plus coffee!)
- Bearscat Bakehouse – 920 N Broadway
- Features a few large picnic tables to enjoy freshly made pastries!
- Cookies for You – 117 Main St S
- Contains a pair of chairs and tables next to this quaint cookie-themed business!
- Magic City Sweets – 123 Main St S
- Bring your ice cream outside and sit on brightly painted chairs with tables to match!
- Black Iguana Coffee – 109 Main St S
- Come sit on a handful of chairs and tables next to Margie’s Art Studio!
- With Room Coffee – 400 Central Ave E, Ste 103
- A few chairs and tables often adorn the side of the brick entryway to this coffee spot!
- Starbucks Coffee – 1340 S Broadway
- Provides outdoor patio seating for those to enjoy coffee, bagels and more!