Now that the warmer weather is upon us and the twilight hours going later into the night, you may be looking for a great place to grab a drink and a bite to eat out in the open air. Baltimore’s many neighborhoods offer an abundance of places you can sit in a garden or on a deck to enjoy Happy Hour. Check out some of the best ones below. Many of these places also offer live entertainment.
Joe Squared
133 W. North Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 545-0444
www.joesquared.comThe downtown location of Joe Squared is in Power Plant Live! and the original location is located off North Ave in the Station North neighborhood. Both locations offer a patio where you can grab your favorite draft, drink and a coal-fired pizza or one of the many varieties of risotto. The downtown location is great for people watching in taking in the outdoor concerts. The Station North location is host to its own musical concerts. Each location offers great happy hour specials if you check out the website. Joe Squared was also featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

Little Havana
1325 Key Hwy.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 837-9903
www.littlehavanas.comLittle Havana is located in Federal Hill right along the water in an old feed supply warehouse. The vintage décor and Cuban flare will bring anyone back on a warm sunny day to sip on mojitos and a cold draft. While you sit on the patio you will enjoy the sites of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and the iconic Domino’s Sugar sign. Stop in for lunch, dinner, happy hour or even brunch on the weekends.

Blue Pitt BBQ & Whiskey Bar
1601 Union Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
(443) 948-5590
www.bluepitbbq.comBlue Pitt BQQ & Whiskey bar is located in the Woodberry neighborhood. Here you will find over 100 whiskeys and hand crafted cocktails along with a nice selection of beer. The backyard offers wooden tables underneath strings of lights, the second floor deck over looks the below beer garden type area. Another plus is that this place is pet friendly in the open areas. If you stop in on Monday or Tuesday happy hour runs from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. While you are enjoying the outdoor areas make sure to try some brisket or ribs.

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Mama’s On The Half Shell
2901 O’Donnell St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 276-3160
www.mamasmd.comMama’s on the Half Shell is located in the busy evening neighborhood of Canton right on the corner of the square.  The outside dining area is a great hot spot for people watching. One of its well-known drinks is the Orange Crush pairs nicely with the raw bar items or other seafood dishes. If you can’t snag a seat outside, see if you grab one by the tall windows to people watch.

Nick’s Fish House
2600 Insulator Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 347-4123
www.nicksfishhouse.comLocated on the water with great views, Nick’s Fish House is perfect for sipping on cocktails or beers in the outdoor areas. Be sure to check out the live events they have listed for some great shows and musical concerts. The bar offers a variety of crushes in different flavors, local craft beers and the coming soon Bloody Mary Smorgasbord brought from its sister restaurant in Dewey Beach.

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Jessica Lemmo loves to write about Baltimore’s great restaurants. From food service to the atmosphere, you can be sure Jessica will cover the entire restaurant experience. She especially likes finding her readers great discounts. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.