Minneapolis/St. Paul's Best Patios & Rooftops: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Drinking

Top 5 Patio Bars in Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minneapolis/St. Paul Patio Bars

It’s officially summertime in the Twin Cities! And nothing says Summer quite like a refreshing drink on a rooftop or patio. With plenty of sunshine to spare, it’s no wonder the city is bustling with pimped-out patios and rambunctious rooftops to choose from. So how do you sort through the chaos and choose the best outdoor drinking destination? Luckily, our team of dedicated drinking experts (with a thirst for knowledge, and a knowledge for thirst) have scoured the city and selected the Top 5 Patios in the Minneapolis area.

Without further ado, here are the top five drinking patios in Minneapolis:

Minneapolis/ St. Paul’s 5 Best Patio Bars


Holman's Table
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Air Mail cocktails are perfectly appropriate as you sit directly on the tarmac of the St. Paul small craft airport!


It's Greek To Me
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Greek Beers, Mastiha Sippers, or Select Cocktails can be enjoyed among the lush vines, classic columns, and babbling fountain of this hidden Mediterranean courtyard paradise!


Esker Grove
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Contemporary or Traditional Cocktails will pair perfectly with the stunning views of the Walker Sculpture Garden on this serene and modern terrace.


Geek Love Cafe
2-for-1 Drink Specials:
Draft Beers, Ciders, Kombucha, or Wines by the Glass can be enjoyed alongside an enthralling book on the sun-deck style patio of this beloved community space.


2-for-1 Drink Specials:
European Lagers, Hefeweizens, or Pilsner Beers will soon be even better on this newly remodeled topographical terrace that molds into its natural wooded surroundings.

View our interactive map to plan your patio pursuit!

Visit one of the patio/rooftop bars above and let us know your thoughts! Are there any other patios in Minneapolis or St. Paul that should be on the list? Shoot us an email and let us know: Hello@thepassportprogram.com

Clarke Watson