It's that special time of year we all love - where great weather and fabulous food come together for patio season!  From brunch to cozy dates and everything in between, this is the time of year to find that perfect patio and the best outdoor seating for your next meal al fresco in Chandler, AZ. Check out our quick list of the most unique outdoor dining restaurants in Chandler right now.

Stone + Vine Urban Italian - Outdoor Dining

Stone & Vine Urban Italian

Stone & Vine Urban Italian, located in south Chandler, is a contemporary Italian restaurant with a casual, yet refined vibe.  The restaurant is known for its homemade pasta, wood-fired pizzas, authentic Italian dishes, cocktails and an extensive list of wine by the glass.  The large, semi-shaded patio offers a great lakeside view and is perfect for an evening out with friends or for a romantic date.

Map: 1035 W. Queen Creek Road, Suite 103, Chandler AZ 85248 or (480) 659-7438

Outdoor Patio Dining

Ginger Monkey Gastropub

Reality TV fans may recognize the south Chandler restaurant from its appearance in a 2020 episode of Restaurant Impossible, but this upscale gastropub is a perfect choice for outdoor dining.  The neighborhood tavern offers a breezy patio, lively ambiance and a fabulous selection of globally influenced comfort food that are sure to please.  Ginger Monkey Gastropub is a popular choice for dog owners, as one of several Chandler restaurants with dog-friendly patios.

Map: 135 W. Ocotillo Road, Chandler AZ 85248 or (480) 802-6659

Hidden House - Exterior Patio

The Hidden House

A fabulous patio for celebrations and special meals, The Hidden House is an unexpected treasure in Downtown Chandler.  Tucked away from the main square, but close to parking, the restaurant is set in a 1930s cottage and is the perfect mix of fancy and friendly.  The patio features just the right amount of trees for a bit of shade, fabulous lighting and great sunset views. In addition to its amazing ambiance - the restaurant offers an excellent selection of seasonal, American dishes and has a strong reputation for its extensive cocktail program.

Map: 159 W. Commonwealth Ave., Chandler AZ 85225 or (480) 275-5525 

SanTan Brewing Company

SanTan Brewing Co.

Located in Downtown Chandler, Chandler's largest brewery first opened in 2007 and has an amazing vibe. Whether you are looking to relax and enjoy a beer on tap after a desert hike or meet up with friends to chat the day away, this great wrap-around patio offers fantastic views of the historic square. The Chandler brewery is also home to one of the many Downtown Chandler murals that dot the district.

Map: 8 S. San Marcos Place, Chandler AZ 85225 or (480) 917-8700

Valle Luna Mexican Restaurant

Great for families and those with a craving for Mexican food, Valle Luna Mexican Restaurant offers one of the largest lakeside patios in Chandler in addition to its Sonoran-style dishes.  The family-friendly restaurant features an expansive patio including a section of it is set aside for the cantina which offers not only the full menu, but happy hour food and drink specials.  

Map: 1949 W. Ray Road, Chandler AZ 85224 or (480) 786-3100

Hash Kitchen

This creative brunch eatery offers Instagram-worthy food and drinks and is a go-to spot for Chandler foodies.  Hash Kitchen's creative breakfast and bar dishes including its divine, build-your-own Bloody Mary bar are perfectly enjoyed on its lively patio.

Map: 2855 W. Ray Road, Chandler AZ 85224 or (480) 909-4270

The Perch (tropical)

The Perch Brewery

Enjoy a unique dining experience at this fashionable yet inviting craft brewery located in Downtown Chandler. In addition to its upscale pub fare, locals celebrate The PERCH for its lush, exotic bird-filled garden and expansive rooftop bar – offering unique views of Downtown Chandler.

Map: 232 S Wall St, Chandler, AZ 85225 or (480) 773-7683

Hop Social Tavern

Located near Chandler Fashion Center, Hop Social Tavern is a family-owned restaurant featuring an entirely scratch-made American menu with 52 brews on tap, set in a modern, industrial space that is big on ambiance. The restaurant also has an Chef's table for eight that is adjacent to the exposed kitchen for a dynamic setting.

Map: 3405 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226 or (480) 485-4677

This is just a start - search a more complete listing of Chandler restaurants and be sure  to let us know what restaurant is your favorite for outdoor dining #wheninchandler!