Thursday, August 18, 2022

Best Patio Dining in the Heart of North Carolina

 Fresh Air in Randolph County

Al Fresco dining is a safe way to enjoy a night out and dine at our favorite patios in Randolph County. Randolph County includes; Archdale, Asheboro, Franklinville, Liberty, Ramseur, Randleman, Seagrove, Staley, and Trinity. 

**Note that at the time of publication COVID-19 is still affecting operations of businesses. Please review and plan ahead as hours can change.***


Don Julio Cocina MexicanaWarm, easy-going outdoor space. Don Julio's offers Tex-Mex specials from burritos, fajitas, and more. For the over 21+ Don Julio has an extensive beer and cocktail menu.

    Address: 405 E Dixie Dr P, Asheboro, NC 27203

The Table Farmhouse Bakery  (Pictured Left) - This farm-to-table bakery and dining is everything you want, fresh ingredients, cooked to order, and fresh pastry items. The patio is covered by white umbrellas and gives you a view of the Asheboro Farmers Market. 

    Address: 39 S Church St, Asheboro, NC 27203  

Something Different (Pictured Center) - Something Different Restaurant is just as the name suggests: a blend of American, Greek, and additional options. The updated patio greets you right at the entrance - an inviting experience with market lights turned on in the evening. 

    Address: 1512 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205

Magnolia 23 - (Pictured Right) With a patio tucked in the back, Magnolia 23 outdoor space offers a relaxing dining experience. Magnolia 23 is known for the award-winning fried chicken, Southern home-cooking from scratch, and a chalkboard of daily specials.

    Address: 23 S Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC 27203

Brewskie's -Established in 2019, Brewskie's offers a wide selection of breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a welcoming and shaded patio. Enjoy a flatbread or their freshly brewed coffee specialty drinks.     Address: 736 S Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC 27203

Una Mas Mexican Grill - One of the largest patios in Randolph County, Una Mas stands out in its dining offerings. They serve fresh Mexican cuisine for lunch and dinner - known for grilling chicken and steak to perfection in every order.

    Address: 1337 E. Dixie Dr.  Asheboro, NC 27203


Chat & Chew - Seasonal coffee drinks, fresh dessert, and hand-dipped ice cream are available at Chat and Chew in Archdale - a great stop to relax with an open front patio.   

    Address: 10301 N Main St, Archdale, NC 27263

Holly Ridge Golf Grill - (Pictured Left) Located on Holly Ridge Golf Links, this patio dining offers one of the best views of the Holly Ridge golf course - Open daily for Lunch and Thursday - Saturday for Dinner. 

     Address: 7933 US-311 South , Archdale, NC 27263

The Wet Whistle Co.Enjoy unique coffee, wine, and beer, plus a variety of North Carolina and East Coast products. The Wet Whistle is a little bit of dining and shopping. See live entertainment on certain nights on the small but inviting front patio. 

    Address: 101 Bonnie Pl, Archdale, NC 27263


The General Wine and Brew - Uncork and unwind at The General Wine and Brew, this former and renovated Seagrove General Store built in 1910.  The General has retail wine shop and bar offering wines by the glass or bottle. Beers on tap are available as well as a variety of bottled or canned craft beers. It features a large deck in the back of the shop for outside seating. Well-mannered pets and children are welcome.

    Address: 124 W Main St, Seagrove, NC 27341


Main St. Grill    - Serving Breakfast and Lunch this staple of Staley offers a covered patio that is perfect for the daily specials. 

    Address: 126 S Main St, Staley, NC 27355


Zimmerman Vineyards - View the vineyard grounds and enjoy the award-winning wine with charcuterie options or bring a picnic. This outdoor patio also offers personal fans for the hotter weather. Umbrellas and market lights highlight the space. Sundays, March through October feature a singer-songwriter series, and Saturday mornings offers yoga classes, both in the outdoor space.   

    Address: 1428 Tabernacle Church Rd, Trinity, NC 27370

Bring your Picnic 

   I73/74 North Bound Visitors Center and I73/74 South Bound Visitors Center 

(pictured left) - These rest stops are more than an information center and bathrooms. Relax and unwind with the large set of picnic tables and coal and wood-burning grills. It is a perfect stop to see the views of Randolph county. See leaves changing and growing. 

       I73/74 North Bound Welcome Center Address:  4393 I-73/I-74, Seagrove, NC 27341

        I73/74 South Bound Welcome Center Address: 4390 Interstate 73, 74, Seagrove, NC 27341

    Deep River State Trails (Pictured Center) -  Explore Randolph County while picnicking at the Deep River State trails. These tables and grills are perfect for starting and ending your trail adventure. 

     Franklinville Address:163 W Main St, Franklinville, NC 27248
Randleman Address: 117 Presnell St. Randleman, NC 27317

    North Carolina Zoo (Pictured Right) - Visting the largest zoo in the United States?  The zoo offers outdoor dining and food available for purchase; the food available is American fare that includes; hamburgers, fried chicken, and BBQ. Outside the zoo, in the parking area, there are picnic tables and grills available for dining. You can leave the zoo to dine and return with the single-day admission. 

     Address: 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205

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