So go sit outside and enjoy the breeze, company, and perhaps some live music while sipping on your favorite summer brew.
1. Continental Beer Garden
Grab a pint and bask in the fun atmosphere at the Continental Beer Garden in Rosslyn. Attached to the Continental Modern Pool Lounge, the beer garden serves German brews like Weihenstephaner, Virginia craft beer, slushies and cocktails, as well as sausages, sandwiches, salads and other bites.
2. Spider Kelly
A Clarendon neighborhood favorite, Spider Kelly’s expanded its offerings to include a backyard beer garden, and it’s getting fantastic reviews. The beer garden features an extensive list of beer, homemade sangria and ciders with seating for small and large groups, including two fire pits and TVs. The venue’s full menu is also offered outside in the beer garden.
3. The Lot
A few blocks away, you will find Arlington's newest beer garden: The Lot. Once a car dealership, this sprawling outdoor space features food trucks, container bars, picnic tables, couches, and games. In addition to the expansive beer list, The Lot serves Frose, Lot Lemonade and Orange Crushes.
4. Courthaus Social
In the heart of the Courthouse neighborhood, Courthaus Social has a sprawling patio beer garden that faces the plaza. It offers an open and inviting social environment to enjoy local craft beers, food and specially crafted cocktails. The menu is a mixture of locally sourced classic American cuisine, and traditional beer garden classics, and a unique draft and bottled beer selection features select craft beers from top local breweries.