Mountain Views: Dining Al Fresco During Spring in Almost Heaven

When the weather warms up and flowers begin blooming through the mountains, dining outside in West Virginia provides a whole new experience. Enjoying a delicious, homemade meal while taking in the sprawling vistas, blossoming wildflowers and more.

The Forks Restaurant & Inn

Perched atop Kelly Mountain in Elkins, The Forks Restaurant and Inn offers beautiful guest rooms, unique upscale dining and event hosting – all with stunning mountaintop views that are breathtaking in the spring. Spot blooming wildflowers and blossoming trees while you dine on locally sourced ingredients as part of unique dishes.

Avenue Eats

This Wheeling restaurant is renowned for its famous gourmet burgers, but it’s also home to a casual outdoor seating area in the heart of the Pleasanton area. Complete with fun outdoor lighting, giant umbrellas and cozy seating, Avenue Eats is a great spot to listen to the spring birds chirp and feel the cool spring breeze.

Tricky Fish

Spring sunsets in the capital city are hard to beat. Even more so if you’re sitting on a patio in the heart of Charleston dining on fresh fish tacos and a bucket of craft beverages. The two together at Tricky Fish are a perfect combination.

Poncho and Lefty’s

Beckley’s premier baja-style grill originated as a food truck and now serves fish tacos from their brick and mortar restaurant that is complete a with rooftop dining area. Get an up-close and personal view with the trees coming into bloom for the spring season at Poncho and Lefty’s.

Mountain State Brewing Company

Trees lining the Morgantown Rail-Trail blossom in the spring time, covering the trail with tiny pink petals. You’ll get a front-row seat by sitting on the outdoor patio at Mountain State Brewing Company in Morgantown.

Blue Moon Cafe

This eclectic Shepherdstown restaurant offers a diverse and delicious menu with great beers on tap. During spring, the outdoor patio at Blue Moon Cafe is open for diners to enjoy their meals in the midst of tall shady trees and even a natural creek flowing nearby.

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This post was last updated on March 18, 2022