Outdoor Dining in Lake Charles

Let's Eat Al Fresco!

When the weather is just right, it presents a great opportunity to enjoy the open air in Southwest Louisiana. Who wouldn't like to combine the love for food and the outdoors by eating outside on a perfectly shaded patio or sip a delicious cocktail on a beautiful terrace?  This isn’t just reserved for backyard barbecues anymore; Lake Charles has plenty of restaurants that have adopted the concept as well.

Enjoy a few examples and a comprehensive list of restaurants with outdoor dining below:

  1. 1910 Restaurant and Wine Bar

    Best Cocktail: 1910 Old Fashion | Lake Charles, LA

    Enjoy downtown Lake Charles in high fashion with great food, great wine, and cocktails.  Also, take pleasure in the fantastic view of the public square at Ryan and Kirby streets, while eating Sunday brunch on the patio.

  2. Pujo Street Café

    Pujo St. Cafe

    If you’re looking for a casual to fine-dining experience in a New Orleans style atmosphere, then Pujo Street is perfect for you.  Also located in beautiful downtown Lake Charles, their patio is covered as well as pet-friendly.

  3. Luna Bar & Grill

    Luna's Bar & Grill | Lake Charles

    Great food, eclectic atmosphere, and local culture, all describe this fan-favorite! Luna’s patio is also home to a great live music venue; you can hear some of the area’s most talented musicians several days a week.

  4. Loggerhead’s Riverside Resort


    In Southwest Louisiana, there is nothing like a view of the beautiful Calcasieu River! At Loggerhead’s, enjoy casual outdoor riverside dining, with fantastic live entertainment several nights a week.

  5. Rikenjaks Brewing Company

    Trivia Night & Giant Jenga at Rikenjaks in Lake Charles

    If you have a craving for Louisiana comfort food and freshly brewed beer, then head over to Rikenjaks!  Even better, you can bring the entire family and your pup to enjoy live music on their patio. With all these great options, you can enjoy the great outdoors and delicious cuisine any day of the week!

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Al Fresco Dining Options in
Southwest Louisiana