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Best Outdoor Dining: Publico

By Gracie Bryant

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Hours: Monday - Saturday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

0.9 mile, 4-minute drive from the Horseshoe 

Publico brings Lat-Asian cuisine into Five Points. With vast menu options, 45 craft beers and regular happy hours — it’s the perfect place to hang out and eat good food!

Their Lat-Asian food spans from nontraditional tacos and signature Ramen bowls, to burgers, salads and sandwiches. According to their website, everything prepared is fresh and local, grown organically or raised on a humane farm.

The bar includes local and craft beers, hand crafted cocktails and made-from- scratch signature drinks. There are 54 tap options, 45 of which are craft beers.

However, they won Best Outdoor Dining, and it was voted the best for a reason! The spacious patio is perfect for large groups, and they have Igloos available for special reservations.