Sipping an ice cold beer on a brewery patio immersed in the outdoors is the definition of how we want to spend the summer and fall months in Buffalo. Western New York is widely renowned as an emerging epicenter for craft-beer, and lucky for us, several of these places have an outdoor patio where you can kick back, put your feet up, and relax. If you’re looking to unwind over a frosty brew while you cherish this warm weather, we’ve got you covered with this killer list and so do these breweries.
6553 Boston State Road Hamburg, NY 14075 // More Info
Hamburg Brewing Company was established in October 2013, and has served the local community great beer since. This production brewing facility features a taproom and a striking outdoor patio. Here, you can enjoy your beer to the soft sounds of the fountain as you are greeted by mist and euphoria with every sip. This place offers the perfect reprieve from the stresses of daily life with live, local music. Their mission is simple: ‘to provide high quality and innovative brews and have a good time doing it’.
55 Chicago Street Buffalo, NY 14204 // More Info
Resurgence Brewery has provided Buffalonians with high quality craft beer for over seven years. Their outdoor patio is equipped with spacious picnic tables in the shade. They call this the ‘Beer Garden’ where countless memories grow as the local community congregates here at one of Buffalo’s finest breweries.
4350 Seneca Street West Seneca, NY 14224 // More Info
When it comes to local brewery patios, Rusty Nickel is top notch. Surrounded by beautiful flowers and greenery; This atmosphere is one of a kind. There is plenty of room, patio chairs, stools, and a campfire encompassed by woodland scenery and architecture. Recently, patio innovations took place which enables the outdoor patio to be covered and heated. Rain or shine this patio will be rockin’ and you don’t want to miss out!
25 Pine Street East Aurora, NY 14052 // More Info
East Aurora’s premier brewery has established itself as top-tier brewery in our great city of Buffalo- and it’s clear why. From citrus filled hops, to spicy Saisons, to dark chocolate malts, 42 North offers a variety of signature delicious brews to ‘satisfy the taste of any and every beer enthusiast.’ Enjoy a casual beer on the outdoor patio before taking one to go on a leisurely stroll through this comfy village where there is no open container law.
76 Pearl Street Buffalo, NY 14202 // More Info
Of course this list has to include Buffalo’s top-rated Brewpub. The Pearl Street Grill’s outdoor patio stands majestically over the city parallel to the skyway. Ornamented with fresh flowers and dim lights, this is certainly the perfect place for a date night with your spouse. The ambiance here is truly one of a kind. Widely renowned for their mouth-watering wings, and delicious beers on draft, it doesn’t get much better than this!
6933 South Transit Road Lockport, NY 14094 // More Info
The New York Beer Project was designed to resemble an old Brewing Warehouse in New York City. This authentic atmosphere is coupled with the eclectic feel of the city to create a unique atmosphere that’s perfect for Buffalonians to be a part of. The facility is home to an outdoor patio with a cozy fire pit bar, a tiki bar, and plenty more amenities. If you enjoy live music and seafood check out their ‘clammin and jammin’ evenings that take place weekly throughout the summer!
4922 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, 14222 // More Info
As you settle into your roof top seating, the summer breeze brushes gently upon your face before you are served an ice cold beer at Thin Man Brewery. With over twenty beers on draft there are several options here to satisfy your taste buds. Since 2016, this brewery has been serving up blissful brews across Western New York at three separate locations. You’ll want to add this patio to your summer bucket list for sure!
359 Ganson Street Buffalo, NY 14203 // More Info
What once stood as a Grain Silo has been revitalized as a brewery located upon the waterfront. Buffalo Riverworks is the perfect summer destination for your family. The atmosphere is both spacious and welcoming featuring an outdoor patio that has earned itself high praise. Settle into your seat as you appreciate the views of the waterfront that illuminate the beauty of our city.
5611 Main Street Williamsville, NY 14221 // More Info
Britesmith Brewing has been serving up perfectly polished pints to the community for years. It’s unique location within a Blacksmith shop from the 19th century creates a dim, rustic atmosphere. Their patio is definitely a hidden gem- featuring an outdoor bar, several tables with stools, and secluded by trees for the best experience possible. Come find out why this place was voted as ‘Buffalo’s Best New Bar’ in 2021!
190 Scott Street Buffalo, NY 14204 // More info
Buffalo’s Hofbrauhaus is calling your name. With live music every night, a wonderful German menu, and ice cold beer brewed right in haus, it’s safe to say this is an inviting ambiance for any beer lover in Western New York. The spacious outdoor patio ensures you will find the perfect place to settle in. Here you’ll enjoy the utmost quality brew, which is held to the procurement standards required by the Hofbrau Brewery in Munich.
28 Monroe Street Ellicottville, NY / 34 West Main Street Fredonia, NY // More Info
Ellicottville Brewing Company is ‘brewed to entertain’ featuring house ales that pair with creative, global pub grub with a splendid outdoor patio. This place has a plethora of beers on tap ranging from drafts, hoppy IPAS, stouts, and sours. Every dimension of your taste buds are covered at EBC. The Patio is beautiful- plenty of flowers, space, and comfortable seating for your pleasure. EBC is the place to be!
73 Hamburg Street Buffalo, NY 14204 // More Info
Gene McCarthy’s traditional Irish pub is home to The Old First Ward Brewing Company. This brewery exemplifies the proud Irish heritage ingrained within Buffalo’s legacy. The outdoor patio is perfectly placed to observe the Old First Ward Silos, or witness a passing train. Choose from nine delicious beers that available on tap every day with Live Music happening every Saturday at 7pm. This patio is dog friendly so feel free to bring your four-legged companion!
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