Patio dining is a great way to kick back.

Brunch at Ladybird then walk it off on the Atlanta BeltLine.

Haven's patio is a Brookhaven favorite.

Enjoy games, cocktails and spectacular views at Nine Mile Station.

Your Guide to the Best Patios in Atlanta

In nice weather it is great to slow down and get some R&R, along with bites and a beverage, on one of Atlanta’s best patios. You might want to soaking up the summer sun on a rooftop while you dine outdoors or just relax by the pool at your hotel. Take your pick:

Malika Bowling is the author of Food Lovers’ Guide to Atlanta, Food Blogging 101 and founder of Roamilicious. She has been a contributing writer to USA Today and has been featured on HGTV, Huffington Post and Malika also has served as a judge at various culinary competitions and food festivals, including Taste of Atlanta. She is the president of the Association of Food Bloggers and her podcast, Just a Byte, can be downloaded from iTunes. Follow her on Twitter @MalikaBowling and Instagram.

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