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Indulging in culinary delights al fresco

There is an entire culture around outdoor dining, better known as “Al Fresco” dining. There’s nothing better than celebrating the warm summer breeze while you dine outside with family and friends. Beloit and the Stateline Area are hotspots of open-air dining concepts. From patios to beer gardens, open garage doors, and even a rooftop bar, Beloit is the place for your next outdoor dining adventure. Bon Appétit!

DC Estate Winery | Photo Credit: Peer Canvas

8877 State Line Rd, South Beloit, IL 61080

Not only is South Beloit’s DC Estate Winery a wine lover’s paradise for wine tastings and strolls through the beautiful vineyard, but it’s also an ideal destination for outdoor relaxation. During the summer, DC Estate Winery will feature food trucks, which allows the perfect opportunity to drink and dine on the patio. The winery is also dog-friendly on special days! May through October, one Sunday per month, guests are welcome to bring their leashed, furry friends. Stay updated on upcoming events by visiting their Facebook page.

Double B Farm Country Store & Café | Photo Credit: Peer Canvas

2777 S Brostuen Rd, Beloit, WI 53511

Double B Farm & Country Café features authentic farm-to-table home-cooked breakfast and lunch on a working farm. The kids will love seeing the farm animals, especially the goats, ducks, chickens, and pigs. They are famous for their “Duck Butt” muffins, made with real butter and duck eggs! On Saturday evenings throughout summer, you can sit outside and enjoy a wood-fired pizza, accompanied by live music!

G5 Brewing Company | Photo Credit: Peer Canvas

1895 Gateway Blvd, Beloit, WI 53511

At G5 Brewing Company, enjoy the panoramic landscape from the highest point in Beloit. Indulge in their selection of handcrafted brews brewed on-site, complemented by gourmet pub food. Unwind on their outdoor patio, complete with a cozy fire pit. G5 is the ideal spot for sharing a meal with family and friends while spending time outdoors.

Lucy’s #7 Burger Bar | Photo Credit: Peer Canvas

430 E Grand Ave, Beloit, WI 53511

In downtown Beloit, Lucy’s #7 Burger Bar invites guests for an upscale spin on burgers and all things Wisconsin. Their signature juicy lucy burgers stand out, as they are crafted with Wisconsin cheese and pair well with a selection of beer exclusively from Wisconsin-based breweries. As the weather in Wisconsin gets warmer, guests can dine outside. The restaurant is famous not only for its burgers but also for its “pawtio,” where four-legged dog friends are treated to a special dining experience.

The Rock Bar & Grill | Photo Credit: Peer Canvas

101 Maple Ave, Beloit, WI 53511

The Rock Bar & Grill offers a fantastic outdoor dining patio, complete with a fire pit and great views of the Rock River. Sip on their wide craft beer selection or a loaded Bloody Mary while enjoying eats like signature burgers, sandwiches, salads, wraps, and more. During the summer season, groove to live music while participating in a sand volleyball game for added entertainment!

The Rooftop at Hotel Goodwin | Photo Credit: Peer Canvas

500 Public Ave, Beloit, WI 53511

The Rooftop at Hotel Goodwin is a unique spot in downtown Beloit where you can enjoy a handcrafted cocktail, relax with friends and family, and take in the best views of downtown. They offer small-plate appetizers, perfect for sharing. The bar is open to the public but periodically closes for private events, so be sure to check their website for upcoming closures. On Sundays in the summertime, they offer live music for an elevated experience.

truk’t | Photo Credit: Peer Canvas

443 E Grand Ave, Beloit, WI 53511

Truk’t is a great spot located on the corner of downtown Beloit. From mouthwatering street tacos to an impressive selection of over one hundred global tequilas and whiskeys, there’s something to satisfy every craving at the restaurant. In the warmer months, when Wisconsin transforms into a summer paradise, so does Truk’t. The garage doors open to invite guests to dine al fresco. Truk’t is a hub of entertainment and excitement, hosting various events for everyone to enjoy, like Tacos, Tequila, and Tunes, a concert series held each Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m., May through October.

Zen Sushi & Grill | Photo Credit: Peer Canvas

430 E Grand Ave, Beloit, WI 53511

Nestled along the downtown area is Zen Sushi & Grill, a local favorite for all sushi lovers. Each roll is crafted to perfection. Aside from sushi, the restaurant offers plenty of Japanese-inspired dishes like Obento boxes, rice bowls, noodles, and more. Be sure to taste one of their specialty cocktails or two! The restaurant even offers al fresco dining on their outdoor patio!

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