Best Helena Restaurants with outdoor seating
By Annette Jamieson
If you’re visiting Helena or a local, take to the patio for your dining experience! There are several restaurants that offer wonderful outdoor seating. Whether you’re looking for a bite to eat, fine dining, or a nice glass of wine to enjoy with your meal, Helena has the perfect patio for you! Here are a few of the top options when it comes to eating outside in Helena.
Mediterranean Grill offers a large outdoor seating area for the fresh-air enthusiasts that want to enjoy a lovely atmosphere. Flavors that will transport you to countries nourished by the Mediterranean Sea: Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, Northern Africa, and Morocco. The menu emphasizes fresh fish, vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts and olive oil.
A hotspot located in downtown Helena; Silver Star is the perfect spot for a dinner date with a relaxing outdoor patio conveniently located in the Great Northern Town Center. Helena’s most extensive wine list, a casino, and a private dining room with seating for up to 40 people. The Silver Star offers five different types of steaks with different portion size options.
Enjoy fine dining in a cozy atmosphere in the historic inn built in 1883. The Wassweiler is a dinner house specializing in high quality steaks in an intimate setting. You can dine outside in a dining pod if you wish as they added three igloos to their back patio!
Maison is a culinary experience of Helena unlike any other. Located at the Oddfellow Inn & Farm, this unique fine dining farm-to-table French bistro is something to be savored. Come and enjoy the ambiance of the mountains and the friendly animals. Just note they are open Wednesdays-Saturdays.
This location has traditionally been a focal point of night life in the area. The Windbag Saloon has a full bar, with pub style American food. They have recently renovated to provide a more modern and comfortable environment for customers. If you’re in the mood for great service and a little history of downtown Helena, this is your place. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday! Their casual atmosphere is perfect for an outdoor lunch or dinner.