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Outdoor Dining Guide for Greater Lowell

By Barbara Evangelista, Publisher June 17, 2020


Restaurant dining is back!  And, even better, it's outside -- perfect for these beautiful summer days and evenings.  Below is a list of Greater Lowell restaurants, pubs, taverns and grills that are now open for outdoor dining.  These businesses have obtained special permission to open outside areas due to COVID, so don't be surprised if the patio area is set up in a parking lot or is using indoor furniture.  (Some restaurants are bringing out their indoor tables and chairs every day before opening, then returning them to the restaurant when they close -- tons of work!)

This is all new to many of these restaurants, plus some of them are reopening with new staff and new processes after being closed this Spring, so please bring your patience and understanding!  Some tips to keep in mind:

  • Servers have a lot of distance to cover to the kitchen and back, so please give them some extra time and patience.  Plus, those masks are hot!  Try to remember to ask for everything at the beginning, so they don't have to make a lot of trips.  
  • Keep your masks on while waiting for a table and maintain social distancing from other waiting customers.  Although you don't need to, consider donning your mask when the server is with you, to protect him or her.
  • Check ahead to see if the restaurant is "first come, first seated" or if you need to make a reservation.
  • Dining parties are limited to groups of 6 and under.
  • Patio dining is a lovely experience but keep in mind that turning over the tables to new customers is how the server and restaurant make their income, after a very difficult three months.  Don't order a plate of fries and a glass of water and linger for 3 hours.  

This list was compiled after hours of research -- please credit Lowell Macaroni Kid when sharing.  We appreciate your support.  

Did we miss a restaurant or is a new outdoor dining area opening soon?  Please email updates or additions to barbarae@macaronikid.com.


BILLERICA

Emerald Rose Restaurant & Pub
785 Boston Rd
978-667-0500

John Ryan's Pub
56 Chelmsford Rd (North Billerica)
978-362-1051

Newtowne Grille
838 Boston Rd
978-667-0021

Stelio's Family Restaurant
293 Boston Rd
978-528-5780


CHELMSFORD

110 Grill
116 Chelmsford St
978-256-2777

Andiamo Restaurant & Bar
18 Boston Rd
978-710-7218

Brickhouse Center Sports Grill
1 Central Square
978-256-2112

Fish Bones
34 Central Square
978-250-0101

Kastore Restaurant
100 Tyngsboro Rd
978-251-4020

Max & Leo's Artisan Pizza
20 Boston Rd
978-677-7253

Moonstones
185 Chelmsford St
978-256-7777

Pita Restaurant
18 Boston Rd
978-455-4092

The Establishment
73 Princeton St
978-455-3111


DRACUT

Brother's Sports Bar & Grille
101 Broadway Rd
978-453-0083

Grazie Italian Restaurant
80 Meadow Creek Dr
978-455-0054

Owen and Ollie's Restaurant
91 Mill St
978-957-4400

Primo Pizza Restaurant
149 Parker Ave
978-957-4856

Scola's Restaurant
101 Broadway Rd
978-970-3838

Thantawan Thai Restaurant (opening soon)
7 Broadway Rd
978-275-9902

The Village Inn
544 Broadway Rd
978-459-4114


GROTON

Forge & Vine (starting July 1)
128 Main St
978-448-6600

Gibbet Gill Grill
61 Lowell Rd
978-448-2900

Groton Publick House
94 Lovers Lane
978-842-8058

Ixtapa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
765 Boston Post Rd
978-272-1465


LITTLETON

Great Road Kitchen
613 Constitution Ave
978-952-7333

Il Forno Restaurant
529 King St
978-540-2880

Tavern in the Square
810 Constitution Ave
978-339-5372


LOWELL

99 Restaurant
850 Chelmsford St
978-458-9199

Athenian Corner
207 Market St
978-458-7052

Brew'd Awakening Coffeehaus
61 Market St
978-454-2739

Captain John's
333 Westford St
978-458-0753

Casa Velha Cafe & Eatery
191 Appleton St
978-970-3700

Charlie's Pub
14-16 Cabot St
978-937-3737

Cobblestones of Lowell
91 Dutton St
978-970-2282

El Potro Mexican Bar & Grill
124 Merrimack St
978-455-2840

Fuse Bistro
45 Palmer St
978-323-0424

Heritage Farm Ice Cream & Restaurant
163 Pawtucket Blvd
978-459-0802

Kilkenny Pub
600 Rogers St
978-441-9040

Mill City BBQ & Grill
11 Kearney Square
978-710-6429

Olympia Restaurant
453 Market St
978-452-8092

Panela Restaurant
7 Hanover St
978-455-2868

Tavern in the Square
900 Chelmsford St
978-970-3870

Thirsty First Tavern & Grill
280 Central St
978-454-7600

Tremonte Pizzeria
44 Palmer St
978-453-1110

Warp & Weft
197 Market St
978-455-6537

Worthen House Cafe
141 Worthen St
978-459-0300


TEWKSBURY

Al Fresca
1768 Main St
978-851-3332

Angelina's Italian Restaurant
1866 Main St
978-319-9573

John Ryan's Pub
1795 Main St
978-455-5197

Luna Rossa
1699 Shawsheen St
978-851-9282

Oscar's Pinatas
346 Main St
978-640-7922

Wamesit Lanes Firewater Tavern (opens June 19)
434 Main St
978-349-0000


TYNGSBOROUGH

Bahama Breeze Island Grille
413 Middlesex Rd
978-649-6660

Cazadores Restaurante Mexicano
130 Middlesex Rd
978-226-5702

La Santa Tacos & Tequila
386 Middlesex Rd
978-226-5665

Maxamillian's Billiards Sports Bar
315 Middlesex Rd
978-649-0400

Tremonte Pizzeria
361 Middlesex Rd
978-649-6303


WESTFORD

99 Restaurant
333 Littleton Rd
978-589-9948

Burtons Grill of Westford
1 Cornerstone Square
978-692-1220

Evviva Trattoria
7 Cornerstone Square
978-692-9050

Fuse Westford
2 Powers Rd
978-392-3636

Karma Restaurant
174 Littleton Rd
978-692-6920

Kimball Farm Seafood Shack & Grill
400 Littleton Rd
978-486-3891

Paul's Diner
6 Carlisle Rd
978-692-9269

Seoul Kitchen
142 Littleton Rd
978-399-0016

Sunset Tiki Bar and Grill (opens June 30)
79 Powers Rd
978-692-5700

Thai on the Fly
439 Littleton Rd
978-925-0299


Looking for outdoor dining in the upper Merrimack Valley (Andover, Lawrence, Methuen, Haverhill and surrounding towns)?  Check the Outdoor Dining Guide at Macaroni Kid Merrimack Valley MA!



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