You know its Summer in Minnesota when all the patio’s at the Restaurants and Bars are rockin’. You’ve probably got your favorite patio. But it’s always good to hear about other great places so that you can try them out, right?

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So I asked you on Facebook and Instagram what are the Restaurants/ Bars with the Best Patios.  The response was incredible and the votes have been counted. Here's how it all shook out.

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You voted these the Top 5 Restaurants/ Bars with the Best Patios:

5) The Lookout in Maple Grove:  You can play volleyball, let the kids play on the swings and enjoy the live music that they feature.

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Photo Credit: Brooks O'Brian
Photo Credit: Brooks O'Brian
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4) Riverboat Depot in Sartell:  On the bank of the Mississippi River, Meat Raffles in season and Bingo night every Tuesday.

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3) MT’s on 8th in St. Cloud: They offer Bingo and Keys for Cash all year round. Meat Raffle is currently in full swing, along with Vikings Sundays and Dart Leagues.

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2) Willy’s On The Water in Big Lake: Daily food specials, Happy Hour and a view of beautiful Big Lake.

 

You Voted This the Best Patio in Central Minnesota:

1) Ultimate Sports Bar and Grill in Waite Park:  75 TV's. "Any game, any time", according to the website.

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Honorary mentions to these patio’s that all got votes as well.  Hopefully between the Top 5 and all of these, you’ll find some new places to try!

  • The Red Goat in Watkins
  • Brick & Bourbon in Downtown St. Cloud
  • Grizzlies in Waite Park
  • Pike and Pint in Alexandria
  • Edge Bar + Boutique in Downtown Elk River
  • Andy’s Hometown Tavern in Eden Valley

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