It’s summer, and al fresco dining is popping up as quick as a table umbrella! Here’s where you can dine along quaint downtown streets or with river views, or at night with Louisville’s skyline in sight. River and Skyline Views Flat12 Bierworks Regional brewery with its craft on tap? Check. Tasty appetizers, salads, and pizzas? Check. Shaded patio with superb Ohio River view? Check. Should you check it out? Check! Flat12 patio with people cropped 130 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville (812) 590-3219; Olive Leaf Bistro Mediterranean cuisine meets Ohio River views - what a wonderful combination! Dine in the shade during the day, with views of the Louisville skyline at night. Olive Leaf Bistro, table, food, bridge in background 130 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville (812) 913-1252; Widow’s Walk Ice Creamery After a scrumptious ice cream treat, treat yourself to stunning Louisville skyline views from Widow’s Walk Ice Creamery. 13227324_10209166052125887_194854639466489402_o CROPPED 415 E. Riverside Dr., Clarksville (812) 285-8850; Bristol Bar & Grille Dine in style on the terrace with high views of the Ohio River. Want the right wine paired with your entrée? Just ask General Manager and Master Sommelier, Scott Harper. He’ll help you get the most flavor from your meal. Bristol Patio at night resized - Copy 700 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville (inside the Sheraton Hotel) (812) 218-1995; KingFish’s On the Rocks Patio Bar Live music, grilled oysters, gourmet hamburgers, and specialty drinks—all served on a scenic patio along the north bank of the Ohio River. On the Rocks cropped 601 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville (812) 284-3474; Patios in Historic Downtowns The Red Yeti Whether it’s for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch, enjoy red-umbrella shade along hip-storic downtown Jeffersonville’s Spring Street. Red Yeti patio dining 256 Spring St., Jeffersonville (812) 288-5788; The Exchange Pub + Kitchen Downtown New Albany’s warm and casual gastropub takes on the same charm outdoors. Celebrate, chat with friends, or simply relax while enjoying Chef Matt Weirich’s creations. The Exchange patio, some people, bridge in background cropped 118 W. Main St., New Albany (812) 948-6501;; Open Table reservation Gospel Bird Enjoy a refreshing twist on southern food and fried chicken on a shaded patio. Silver streamline trailer included! Gospel Bird Outdoor patio at night, no people 207 E. Main St., New Albany (812) 725-1054; Floyd County Brewing Company New Albany’s newest brewery now offers its “food, froth, and follies” biergarten-style. Day or night, this outdoor space is wunderbar! Floyd Co. Brewing Biergarten at night with people 129 W. Main St., New Albany (470) 588-2337; River City Winery River City Winery’s new patio is located adjacent to downtown New Albany’s Bicentennial Park—the live summer concert hotspot! Enjoy music and conversation as you sip your favorite white or red. River City Winery balcony with umbrellas view 321 Pearl St., New Albany (812) 945-9463; More Clark and Floyd county al fresco dining locations: Huber’s Orchard, Winery, and Vineyards, 19816 Huber Rd., Starlight Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant, 2421 Engle Rd., Starlight Feast BBQ, 116 W. Main St., New Albany NABC Bank Street Brewhouse, 415 Bank St., New Albany Bella Roma Italian Cuisine, 134 E. Market St., New Albany Big Four Burgers + Beer, 114 East Main St., New Albany, and 134 Spring St., Jeffersonville Buckhead’s Mountain Grill, 707 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville H. M. Franks, an O’Shea’s Pub, 355 Spring St., Jeffersonville Rocky’s Sub Pub, 715 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville For more dining options, visit: