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Dine at These Brighton Howell Area Outdoor Patios

May 16, 2023

The warm weather is finally here! Which means it’s outdoor patio season. Now’s the time to enjoy the sunshine and warmer temperatures over a delicious meal and unique cocktail. This season, dine at these Brighton Howell Area Outdoor Patios.

The Pound! Bar & Grill

📍: Downtown Brighton

The rooftop patio at The Pound! in Downtown Brighton is one of the best spots for a cold beer and tasty meal this summer. Grab a spot at the bar to catch the game or sit at a table to enjoy the expansive views of Main Street. You’ll enjoy your time here regardless of where you sit!

2 FOG’s

📍: Downtown Howell

Nestled in Downtown Howell, 2 FOG’s patio offers an intimate setting perfect for spending your summer day or evening. Sit on the patio during happy hour from 2 pm to 5 pm Monday through Friday to enjoy $2 off cocktails and select discounted appetizers.

Lu & Carl’s

📍: Downtown Brighton

You and your pup will love the outdoor patio at Lu & Carl’s in Downtown Brighton. This dog-lover-inspired spot features pub favorites, ice-cold beer, and more! Stop in on the weekends for live music in the evening and brunch from 11 am to 1 pm.

Cleary’s Pub

📍: Downtown Howell

There’s something about sitting on the patio at Cleary’s Pub in downtown Howell. Enjoy the summertime weather over an authentic Irish-style meal with an ice-cold beverage. After you’re done, grab a drink to go and explore all that awaits you downtown.

Zukey Lake Tavern

📍: Pinckney

After a day on the water, there’s no better place to be than Zukey Lake Tavern. The rooftop patio overlooks Zukey Lake where you can watch the boats pass by. While you’re soaking up the sunshine and great views, grab their famous pizza paired with an ice-cold beverage.

Casa Tequila

📍: Downtown Brighton

What pairs well with sunshine in the summertime? Margarita’s of course! Head to Casa Tequila Mexican Grille to enjoy your margarita on their outdoor patio! The extensive patio offers ample amounts of spots to sit and catch some sunshine.


📍: Downtown Brighton

Rain or shine – you can enjoy the outdoor patio at Bourbons in Downtown Brighton. The sunroom has windows on all sides that open to let in the fresh air, while there are tables outside for you to enjoy the sunshine. Head to Bourbons to indulge in a tasty craft cocktail and authentic southern-style cuisine.

120 West

📍: Downtown Brighton

120 West variety of food on tables outside.

This rooftop patio is one of the best places to spend a summer afternoon or evening. Serving up delicious small plates like ahi tuna tacos and charcuterie boards. Pair your tasty eats with a freshly crafted, unique cocktail while overlooking the Spring Mill Pond.

Don’t let the summer season go by without experiencing the numerous outdoor patios in the Brighton Howell Area. While you’re here, be sure to tag @explorebrightonhowellarea and use #ExploreBHA for a chance to be featured. Don’t forget to grab your Visitors Guide and sign up for our newsletter before you plan out your trip!

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