13 Restaurants, Bars, & Pubs With Outdoor Patios In Bryan, TX

With relatively warm weather year-round, and sunshine expected for about two-thirds of any given year, it’s always patio season in Bryan, Texas! From Sunday morning brunch to late night drinks and everything in between, we’ve put together a list of all the best patios in town for you.

Keep scrolling for the full list of bars, restaurants, and pubs with patios, then follow us on Instagram to keep up with all the best happy hours, events, and more things to do in Bryan!

Tilted Pint

4248 Boonville Road

A few years ago while enjoying some home brew, three friends decided to make a lifelong dream a reality. That dream was to create a neighborhood pub. Their dream came to life with the opening of Tilted Pint in early 2020. Their website states, “We wanted to cultivate an environment where people feel at home. Where everybody knows each other, and of course we know who you are and what you like to eat and drink.”

Tilted Pint has quickly become a destination for locals & visitors looking to gather with friends & neighbors, unwind with a craft beer or signature cocktail, and recharge with classic pub fare like fish & chips, or modern bites like roasted red pepper hummus.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 3:00PM – 10:00PM
Wednesday – Friday | 3:00PM – 12:00AM
Saturday | 12:00PM – 12:00AM
Sunday | 12:00PM – 10:00PM

Public & Main

4401 South Texas Avenue

Public & Main aims to be the place to dine, drink and play in the Brazos Valley. The food menu is an approachable, affordable version of casual pub cuisine with some twists along the way. The cocktail menu lends itself to revelry amongst family and friends. Finally, Public & Main is a place to “play” with ping pong, skeeball, air hockey, 8 man foosball, hoops, a lounge, multiple flat screens, a great patio and much more. Public & Main is perfect for weeknights, date nights, or any night!

Monday – Thursday | 11:00AM – 12:00AM
Friday | 11:00AM – 2:00AM
Saturday – Sunday | 10:00AM – 12:00AM

Ronin Farm & Restaurant

800 North Main Street

Ronin features family farm cuisine with a constantly evolving menu based on ingredients available from their farm and others in the area. Set in the beautiful, newly-renovated historic Ice House on Main in Historic Downtown Bryan, the restaurant shares an open-air kitchen with their dining room, floor to ceiling exposed brick, and hand-built, suspension tables made using wood salvaged during renovation from the original office flooring, and an incredible front porch with a great view of Downtown Bryan.

Ronin’s offerings include made-from-scratch brunch, fresh craft cocktails, and incredible dinners with a Texas farm-to-table twist. If you’re there for brunch on Sundays, we recommend the beignets (with their seasonal dipping sauce) and the house-made, fire-roasted Bloody Mary.

Dinner | Wednesday – Saturday | 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Brunch | Sunday | 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Carney’s Pub & Grill

3410 South College Avenue

Affectionately called just “Carney’s,” this spot has been a favorite among Bryan-College Station locals for years. Carney’s is located in the heart of the up-and-coming Midtown area, and serves great drinks, delicious burgers, tasty tacos, and other lighter menu offerings. Carney’s is a must on any trip to Aggieland.

Sunday – Monday | 3:00PM – 12:00AM
Tuesday – Saturday | 3:00PM – 2:00AM

RX Pizza & Bar

200 West 26th Street

With patio seating overlooking one of the most picturesque streets in Historic Downtown Bryan, RX Pizza strives to provide a unique environment for people to enjoy their leisure time. That’s why their serve their own favorites – hand-tossed brick oven pizza and amazing craft cocktails. In May 2016, RX Pizza opened their first location in Downtown Bryan’s Historic James Pharmacy. A date night at RX Pizza is just what the doctor ordered.

Monday – Wednesday | 4:00PM – 10:00PM
Thursday – Friday | 11:00AM – 10:00PM
Saturday – Sunday | 4:00PM – 10:00PM


4100 Lake Atlas Drive

Where southern hospitality meets authentic Texas cuisine, Campfire serves brunch, dinner, and drinks on one of the most inviting patios in the Bryan-College Station area. You’ll be greeted by the mouthwatering aroma of smoke & seasonings no matter the time of day, and you won’t be disappointed by their delicious offerings made fresh with the best ingredients found in Central Texas.

Brunch | Daily | 8:00AM – 2:00PM
Dinner | Tuesday – Saturday | 5:00PM – 9:00PM

The Village

210 West 26th Street

Another Historic Downtown Bryan gem, The Village has been an Aggieland favorite for 12 years now. With delicious, locally-sourced bites and beverages, a cozy, hometown atmosphere, and a rotating gallery featuring local artists, The Village is too good to keep secret.

Grab a latte and a bite to eat (we recommend the turkey & egg sammie), kick back on the patio, and pull out your laptop for a quintessential college town experience.

Daily | 7:30AM – 5:00PM

Mr. G’s Pizzeria

201 West 26th Street

Also located in Historic Downtown Bryan, Mr. G’s has been the Brazos Valley’s go-to spot for a classic slice of pizza or a delicious calzone for the last 25 years. They’ve also got a great patio right in the heart of Downtown, making this the perfect spot to to enjoy a nice evening with the whole family.

Monday – Thursday | 11:00AM – 2:00PM & 5:00PM – 9:00PM
Friday | 11:00AM – 2:00PM & 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Saturday | 5:00PM – 10:00PM
Sunday | Closed

Blackwater Draw Brewing Co.

701 North Main Street

Blackwater Draw is a craft brewery & taproom at the north end of Historic Downtown Bryan that also happens to be home to one of the best food trucks in Aggieland, Blackwater Bites. They serve classic gastropub favorites, with some of the best fries you’ll find in the Brazos Valley. They often have live music, too, which of course pairs great with their signature brews. Their most popular beer is a coffee porter, called the Contract Killer, but we also recommend the Shut Up Meg, a Mexican vanilla stout, if you’re lucky enough to catch it on tap!

Monday – Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday – Thursday | 5:00PM – 9:00PM
Friday | 5:00PM – 11:00PM
Saturday | 3:00PM – 11:00PM
Sunday | 11:00AM – 4:00PM
HAPPY HOUR: $3 Drafts Wednesdays & Thursdays

Messina Hof Winery & Resort

4545 Old Reliance Road

An iconic destination in the Brazos Valley, Messina Hof Winery and Resort began operations in Bryan in 1977 with a single-acre experimental vineyard. Today, Messina Hof has grown to become the most-awarded winery in the state of Texas, and one of the largest producers of 100% Texas wines.

Visit the Tasting Room to find the perfect wine for any palate, and tasty bites from their recommended pairings. The Vintage House restaurant, just next door to the Tasting Room, is your go-to spot for a gourmet menu and vineyard views.

Monday – Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 12:00PM – 6:00PM (Tasting Room only)
Thursday – Saturday | 12:00PM – 8:00PM
Sunday | 12:00PM – 6:00PM

Shipwreck Grill

206 East Villa Maria Drive

Shipwreck Grill, located in Midtown, is known for their fresh oysters, peel-and-eat shrimp, fish baskets, and during the season– crawfish! They’ve got great drinks, a large patio, and the kids will love it too thanks to the nautical theme.

Monday – Saturday | 11:00AM – 10:00PM
Sunday | 11:00AM – 9:00PM

Christopher’s World Grille

5001 Boonville Road

Not only is Christopher’s renowned for some of the best fine dining in Bryan-College Station, they’re also home to one of the most beautiful patios in the area.

Award-winning Chef Christopher Lampo, CEC presents classic steak & seafood dishes with delightfully unexpected twists. For more than 20 years, Christopher’s has garnered national recognition for exceptional quality and delightfully unexpected flavors.

Christopher’s offers Prime beef, seafood, desserts and Mediterranean cuisine from Lampo’s European travels as a private yacht chef. Christopher’s World Grille often features local, regional, organic and/or sustainable ingredients, and has a Certified Sommelier and award winning wine list.

Make your reservations now here: https://www.christophersworldgrille.com/open-table/

Monday | Closed
Tuesday – Saturday | 4:00PM – 9:00PM
Sunday | Closed
HAPPY HOUR: Half price select cocktails, beer & wines by the glass, Tuesday – Friday from 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Downtown Elixir & Spirits

120 South Main Street

A casual craft cocktail bar and restaurant with a French Quarter flair paying tribute to its owner’s roots, Downtown Elixir and Spirits is Downtown Bryan’s spot for Cajun fare. An evening spent on the expansive courtyard beneath the bistro lights listening to live music is an evening well spent. For a shareable bite, we recommend the corn & crab dip!

Monday – Thursday | 11:00AM – 12:00AM
Friday | 11:00AM – 2:00AM
Saturday | 2:00PM – 2:00AM
Sunday | 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Bonus Spot: New Kid On The Block

The 101

101 South Texas Avenue

The 101 is a brand new ice-house style bar, located in a fully renovated former service station in Historic Downtown Bryan. They’ve got an extensive beer list, great mixed drinks, and offer paninis & sandwiches. It’s a great space in any weather, but it’s perfect on a nice evening when they roll the doors up for an open-air experience!

Tuesday – Sunday | 4:00PM – 1:00AM

Bonus Spot: Inside Scoop From A Local

Taqueria El Tio

911 North Bryan Avenue

One might say this taqueria is definitely more of the “hole-in-the-wall” variety, but trust us when we say you’ve got to make a stop here. Their tortas, tacos al pastor, and fajita tacos are some of the best & most authentic you’ll find in Bryan-College Station.

Know Before You Go: The restaurant is really just one big patio. You’ll walk through a gate, and order from a window on the side of the building. There’s no menu posted, so you just have to know what to get. That’s what we’re here for! Your options are tortas, tacos, or quesadillas. We recommend the tacos al pastor, beef or chicken fajita tacos, or the chicken quesadilla. You also absolutely cannot go wrong with a torta filled with whichever meat you prefer.

No need to be intimidated if you’re not fluent in Spanish – this writer isn’t, and I love this place! Just be polite, and if all else fails… order a quesadilla and a coke!

Daily | 11AM-2AM(ish)

Now head outside & soak up the sunshine with a tasty bite and a refreshing drink or two! For more inspiration & the inside scoop on all the best Bryan has to offer, follow us on Instagram!

Meet The Blogger

Chris Riggins

Chris is the Destination Marketing Manager for Destination Bryan. Originally from North Texas, Chris has called Bryan-College Station home since 2014. Chris is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University’s Recreation, Park & Tourism Science program. When he’s not telling you about the restaurant he tried this weekend that was “SO good,” he’s probably talking about his dog or taking photos of a Brazos Valley sunset.

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