If you’re like us, we’re sure you’ve been loving the warm summer nights around Casper. Some of our favorite ways to enjoy the lovely Wyoming temperatures include hiking, swimming and strolling the streets of downtown, but one of our favorite things about summer is enjoying dinner or a drink with family and friends outside. If you haven’t had the chance to enjoy Casper’s outdoor patio offerings this summer, we suggest you get to it.

Here are five of our favorite outdoor spots:

1. Gruner Brother's Brewing
For one of the best locations in all of Casper, Gruner Brother’s Brewing patio is large and spacious and has a sweeping view of Casper Mountain. Sipping on a local brew and watching the sunset on Gruner Brother’s patio is a must-do in summer.

Gruner Brother’s Brewing outdoor patio seating

2. The Office Bar and Grill
A longtime hub in the Old Yellowstone District, The Office has a partially shaded outdoor patio that’s the perfect place for kicking back after a long day at work. It’s also an ideal spot to pre-game on the weekends, with a gorgeous pergola and flowers that create the perfect summer vibe.

3. Racca’s Pizzeria Napoletana
If you’re like us, you’re probably always in the mood for pizza, especially when it tastes like it comes straight from Italy. Racca’s wood-fired pizza is some of the best in all of Wyoming, and we’re lucky enough to have them right here in Casper. Located in the Old Yellowstone District, this old brick building has the most charming patio to enjoy lunch and dinner with some of your best people.

4. Wyoming Ale Works
Offering a low-key dining vibe, the patio at Wyoming Ale Works is the perfect place for a late afternoon happy hour or cozy date night. Plus, it has two fireplaces, cozy seating, lush flowers and bistro lights. Our advice: take advantage of their happy hour specials (3 – 6 p.m. daily) and enjoy favorites like bacon deviled eggs, crab-stuffed jalapenos or a classic meat and cheese board.

5. Fire Rock Steakhouse
If you’re in the mood for some of the most delicious steaks and seafood in all of Wyoming, we think you’ll agree that Fire Rock Steakhouse is one of the absolute best. Their beautiful building and large patio area – surrounded by flowers and great mood lighting – make Fire Rock’s patio one of the best places to enjoy dinner in all of Casper. P.S. if you’re lucky enough, you may even get there in time to enjoy your dinner around their patio fire!

Fire Rock Steakhouse outdoor patio seating