5 ways to dine outside for the best mountain views

Spring and summer in the Mountain State are that perfect time of year when everything is beautiful and lush. And time just seems to move a little slower. Charming and unique restaurants are located throughout the state perfect for those days you want to enjoy delicious food and incredible views with your friends and family.

The Montmartre

Located on the 8th floor at the beautiful and historic Clarion Hotel Morgan in Morgantown sits the stunning Montmartre restaurant. Experience panoramic views of the beautiful city of Morgantown in an intimate setting perfect for special occasions. Indulge on chicken saltimbocca gnocchi, Montmartre crab cakes and Steak Luann. End the night with a glass of chardonnay while enjoying in the breathtaking panoramic views that surround you.

The Burrito Bar at Breeze Hill

Dine on delicious Mexican fusion fare at the Burrito Bar in Lansing. At the Burrito Bar experience scenic views of the beautiful Fayetteville area, live music paired with amazing food and cold brews. Spend the day at the Burrito Bar basking in the sun, munching on chips and salsa, BBQ pork tacos, sweet potato fries or trying a new local craft beer. It doesn’t get much better than this.

Smokey’s Steakhouse

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience at Smokey’s Steakhouse at Adventures on the Gorge. Smokey’s Steakhouse is located in a rustic showcase timber-frame pavilion perched on the rim of the New River Gorge. The menu changes frequently, but anytime you visit Smokey’s Steakhouse there will be something delicious for you to try like cavatappi with lobster, sweet corn, fresh basil and cognac cream or roasted leg of lamb with mustard and rosemary. End your night by lounging on the outdoor deck accompanied with an iconic Appalachian sunset.

Forks Restaurant and  Inn

Located atop Kelly Mountain, just outside of Elkins sits the rustic Forks Restaurant and Inn. The Forks Inn menu changes seasonally, so there is always something new and tasty to try. Feast on favorites like Latin flank steak, rack of lamb, lemon blueberry coffee cake and coconut milk mustard while taking in the stunning views of the Potomac Highlands, one of the most iconic regions of West Virginia. If one day here is not enough don’t worry, the Forks Inn also offers five beautiful guest rooms.

Adventures Bar & Grill

See Charleston from an incredible view at Adventures Bar and Grill. While you’re there, you can enjoy everything from burgers to shrimp tacos. Adventures Bar and Grill also has an extensive beer and wine list. Don’t forget to try the delicious chocolate explosion or the tiramisu. What could be better than dessert and one-of-a-kind views?

Which restaurant are you planning to visit?

This post was last updated on March 17, 2022