Where to Dine Outside in Leland
Warmer days are coming, and there is something about having a crisp white wine on the patio while the Brunswick County breezes tickle your neck. Luckily for us, Leland boasts plenty of outdoor dining areas.
Be sure to try out one of these patio-dining options this spring:
The Joyce Irish Pub & Grill
1174 Turlington Avenue, Leland
Featured in our New Businesses 2016 article, The Joyce is an Irish Pub bringing traditional fare to The Villages at Brunswick Forest.
The Joyce offers a covered patio with many tables and even has a television outside so you don’t have to miss any March Madness games! They also offer 26 beers on draft and the largest whiskey selection in Leland.
Flights Wine, Craft Beer, and Food
1174 Turlington Avenue, Leland
Also featured in our New Businesses 2016 article, Flights Wine Bar is another venture by the company that opened The Joyce. You can sit outside while enjoying their signature offering: a flight of beer or wine. This unique experience is sure to please. If you time it right, you may be able to take in a sunset.
1144 East Cutlar Crossing, Suite 105, Leland
Opened in Leland in 2012, this is now a classic. Get a large slice of locally-renowned specialty pizza. If the weather is just right, you may feel like you’ve been whisked away to Tuscany! The owner, Sal Lucido, started making pizzas for his uncle’s restaurant when he was 14 and hasn’t stopped.
Fat Tony’s Pub
503 Olde Waterford Way, Suite 100, Leland
A relative newcomer to the area, we featured Fat Tony’s in our New Businesses 2016 article. Fat Tony’s Pub loves to highlight local North Carolina breweries on their taps, so head in, then head out to the patio, and try one for yourself!
1035 Grandiflora Dr Leland
This has become an institution for Leland, an “old reliable.” Serving delicious burgers and fries in a casual, family-friendly style, PT’s is a perfect choice post-baseball practice! The outdoor patio area is covered, complete with ceilings fans, and you can bring your favorite four-legged friend with you.
Cape Fear National Golf Course
1281 Cape Fear National Dr, Leland, NC 28451
Open to the public, the outdoor dining available at the Brunswick Forest golf course overlooks the signature ninth hole. Their Sunday Brunch has an omelet station and shrimp & grits.
Blossoms at Magnolia Greens Golf Course
1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr Leland, NC 28451
Blossoms Restaurant at Magnolia Greens offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as Thursday Night Trivia and Friday Karaoke! Before belting out your favorite tune (or to escape others belting theirs), head to their outdoor area for some Guinness-battered onion rings.
Latitudes at Compass Pointe
2421 The Pointe Club Drive, Leland
Last year, Compass Pointe not only unveiled a gorgeous golf course but their new Latitudes Restaurant. It calls its cuisine “Flaribbean,” a hybrid of Florida and Caribbean cuisine. This spring, sip the popular Compass Pointe Mai Tai while under a shade umbrella alongside the course.
2013 Olde Regent Way, Unit 110, Leland
This gem in Waterford was featured in our New Businesses 2014 article and has a fenced in outdoor patio area to enjoy while eating Mediterranean food that doesn’t scrimp on taste! Kebabs, Turkish-style pizza, pita boats, moussaka, baba ghanoush, falafel and hummus round out their Turkish offerings, alongside a few items more familiar to the American palate… everything is made from scratch.
1120 East Cutlar Crossing, Suite 212, Leland
Featured in our New Businesses 2015 article, Bessie Burger has been an anchor store in Brunswick Forest, offering a sun-exposed patio to eat those burgers while soaking up the rays! Bessie Burger’s claim-to-fame is their buns, which are made fresh daily in the restaurant.
Whatever adventures you decide to embark on in Leland – from geocaching to Ev-Henwood to kayaking to golfing – be sure to stop in at one of these outdoor dining havens.
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