Lackawanna County’s vibrant food scene includes many outdoor dining options. No matter what type of cuisine you’re craving, patios and decks allow you to enjoy the beautiful summer weather al fresco from some of the Scranton area's top restaurants.


Cooper's Seafood House

701 N Washington Ave, Scranton, PA 18509

Best known for its excellent seafood and “The Office” themed gift shop, Cooper’s Seafood House also has a festive deck for outdoor dining. Don’t miss their outdoor tiki bars with dock and lighthouse themes that bring a coastal summer atmosphere to Scranton.

The deck at Cooper's Seafood House in Scranton


Andy Gavin's Eatery & Pub

1392 N Washington Ave, Scranton, PA 18509

This lively Irish Pub has a pet-friendly patio where you can enjoy a cold beer and favorites like their Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich or the El Pueblo Burger, featuring chili sauce, yellow mustard, and cheddar cheese.

Andy Gavin's Eatery & Pub in Scranton, PA


Backyard Ale House

523 Linden St, Scranton, PA 18503

Featuring Scranton’s largest selection of local craft beer and American pub fare, Backyard Ale House also boasts downtown Scranton’s largest outdoor patio bar. In winter it’s tented and heated, allowing year-round outdoor dining.

Backyard Ale House in Scranton, PA


Frank's Place

57 Jefferson St, Simpson, PA 18407

Frank’s Place blends relaxed and refined Italian dining with everything from pizza and salads to sandwiches and hand-pressed burgers to pasta, dry-aged steaks, and seafood. Outdoor seating is available on the porch or in a spacious, well-decorated tent.

Frank's Place in Simpson, PA


Olde Brook Inn

1035 PA-307, Moscow, PA 18444

Olde Brook Inn offers two enclosed and heated outdoor dining areas — a patio and a terrace — perfect for enjoying their wood-fired pizza, gourmet burgers, hand-cut steaks and chops, and other American cuisine outside year-round.

Olde Brook Inn in Moscow, PA


Camelot Restaurant & Inn

17 Johnson Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

This delightful inn inspired by a British bed and breakfast offers brunch, lunch, and dinner on its patio, which features a full bar. Stop by Tuesday evenings for an impressive selection of tapas.

Camelot Restaurant & Inn in Clarks Summit, PA


The Railyard

119 Jefferson Ave, Scranton, PA 18503

This industrial-themed gastropub puts a unique spin on American cuisine with weekly specials and a cozy outdoor patio. For a more laid-back vibe, The Railyard also features one of the largest covered decks in Scranton.

The Railyard Outdoor Patio in Downtown Scranton, PA


State Street Grill

114 S State St, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Experience creative American cuisine from State Street Grill’s relaxing patio. Enjoy a casual yet fun brunch on the weekends, or an elegant dinner of martinis and sauteed crab cakes. Their playful bacon-wrapped, cheese-stuffed meatloaf is worth a taste too! Come back in the winter and book one of their heated igloos.

State Street Grill outdoor dining area


Casa Bella

330 W Market St, Scranton, PA 18508

This fine Italian ristorante has recently added an expansion with a retractable roof and sliding glass walls, offering a four-season outdoor dining experience. Enjoy traditional Italian favorites made from the freshest ingredients.

Casa Bella in Scranton, PA


The Bar and Company

415 W Lackawanna Ave, Olyphant, PA 18447

With its expansive patio filled with umbrellas, fire pits, and a big-screen TV, The Bar and Company is an excellent choice for lively outdoor dining. It prides itself on its one-of-a-kind offerings, including smoked drinks and make-your-own-s’mores.

The Bar & Company in Olyphant, PA


Eat Outdoors Today!

With so many unique and delicious options to choose from, summer is a great time to explore restaurants with patios and other outdoor dining near Scranton, PA.