7 Main Line Area Outdoor and Rooftop Bars
Shake up your typical happy hour or weekend plans with these al fresco options.
Azie hosts daily happy hours from 5-7 p.m. Be sure to order its namesake signature cocktail: Azie Blue 9, made with blueberries, lemons, mint leaves, and blueberry vodka for a refreshing summer sip. The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor bar areas with scenic views of Media. While there, nosh on a selection of Asian cuisine, including sushi, seafood and salads.
217 W. State St., Media.
Need a vacation? This West Chester gem will make you feel as though you’ve flown to one of California’s fusion-style Mexican restaurants. Bonus: It has the borough’s only rooftop dining space. This three story restaurant, best known for its burritos, offers two bars, including a tequila bar, along with rooftop dining overlooking downtown. Be sure to order the Más Signature Margarita during the summer months.
102 E. Market St., West Chester.
Its covered outdoor patio is the perfect place to unwind during the warmer weather. It’s impossible to resist Firepoint’s top-notch burgers or happy hour menu while circled around the fire pit with friends, a refreshing pomegranate margarita in hand.
3739 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square.
Explore Latin American dining options with Paladar’s specialty rum-infused drinks. Enjoy the Brazilian cheesy bread, blackened fish tacos, and other Latin favorites, too. Don’t forget to check out the happy hour menu, available Monday through Friday from 4-6:30 p.m.
250 Main St., King of Prussia.
Looking for entertainment? Check out Twenty9’s acoustic performances every Wednesday and Thursday and enjoy live band performances every Friday. Weave between the indoor and outdoor sections of the restaurant as you enjoy the draft, cocktail, and wine selections paired with happy hour, lunch, and dinner menu options. Share appetizer favorites like buffalo chicken dip, ahi tuna poke tacos, and cheese and charcuterie boards, or splurge on the Lobster Mac and Cheese.
16 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern.
Bloody Marys are a highlight at this bright summer spot at Springfield Country Club. Relax in the cool air of the indoor-outdoor bar, enjoying the atmosphere under fans, umbrellas and string lights, or around a fire pit. Also try Tavola’s refreshing mocktails.
400 W. Sproul Road, Springfield.
Get a taste of authentic Mexican at Xolo Tacos. Seated indoors or outdoors, order the guacamole along with tacos. Sip margaritas as you bask in the cultural richness of the restaurant’s music and colorful décor.
14 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr.