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Al Fresco Dining

Enjoy outdoor dining on a beautiful patio or terrace. Unless noted below, outdoor tables are available on a first come, first serve basis.

100 Restaurants Al Fresco Dining

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photo of barley mac restaurant
Awesome
(498)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Arlington
Our seasonal patio seating seats up to 100+ guests. All menus in full offered to our patio guests.
photo of district commons restaurant
Awesome
(3551)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Foggy Bottom
Gorgeous patio dining in one of DC's best people-watching neighborhoods!
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ANKARA
Awesome
(578)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Dupont Circle
June 19-26, 2015 patio special: 8pm til 10pm W-TH-F, $8 pide, $4 Efes beer, $6 house wine by glass

Top special:

COMPLIMENTARY BEER OR WINE FOR ENTIRE TABLE!

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Casolare
Awesome
(420)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Glover Park
The Deck DC is known for its boozy sno cones, special BBQ bites menu and pizza!
photo of tupelo honey - arlington restaurant
Awesome
(1318)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Southern Arlington
Soak up the sunshine on our patio during brunch, lunch & dinner!

Top special:

Happy Hour - $2 Off Craft Beers and $4 Snacks

photo of ambar - arlington restaurant
Exceptional
(1619)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Arlington
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Use this beautiful weather to enjoy dining outside and trying Balkan cuisine.
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Exceptional
(2108)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Georgetown
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Our Marina has a panoramic view of the Potomac River, including the Kennedy Center and Key Bridge.
photo of the liberty tavern restaurant
Awesome
(3298)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Arlington
Enjoy The Views At One Of The Hottest Corners In Arlington, Virginia.

photo of lyon hall restaurant
Exceptional
(2431)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Arlington
Perfect patio! We offer our Happy Hour outside. Dogs welcome! Open year round weather permitting!
photo of dyllan's raw bar grill restaurant
Awesome
(138)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Georgetown
Dyllan's has 2 large outdoor seating areas. The Deck and Courtyard. Georgetown, GWU, GTU, AU

Top special:

Happiness Hours

photo of boqueria - dupont restaurant
Exceptional
(1949)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Dupont Circle
Boqueria features an outdoor café for sipping Sangría al fresco in the warmer months!

photo of blue duck tavern restaurant
Exceptional
(6301)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West End
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Come dine al fresco on our sunny patio after your workday. Dogs are welcome too. Happy Hour from 4-7
photo of circa at clarendon restaurant
Exceptional
(553)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Arlington
Enjoy the sunshine and dine on our patio located in the heart of Clarendon!
photo of il canale restaurant
Awesome
(2398)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Georgetown
Italian restaurant located in Georgetown, with patio dining, good for groups. and private parties.

photo of café milano restaurant
Exceptional
(2632)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Georgetown
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Join Washington'S See-And-Be-Seen Crowd Under Our Deep Blue Umbrellas While Dining On A Pleasing Blend Of Italian Fare & Enjoying A Refreshing Cocktail.

photo of sequoia restaurant
Awesome
(4922)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Georgetown
Sequoia Is Situated Overlooking The Potomac W. Beautiful Views Of The Monument, Kennedy Center & Virginia Skyline.

photo of millie's restaurant
Exceptional
(334)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Tenleytown
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
When the weather is nice, we have the best patio in the city! Dog and cocktail friendly!
photo of bourbon steak - four seasons washington dc restaurant
Exceptional
(2731)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Georgetown
Enjoy Cocktails, Appetizers, & Our Full Dinner Menu In Our Courtyard Featuring Four Firepits
photo of sfoglina restaurant
Exceptional
(247)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Van Ness
Our covered patio is perfect for outdoor dining, rain or shine.
photo of wilson hardware kitchen & bar restaurant
Awesome
(132)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Arlington
Come and enjoy rooftop bar and cool down with our Slushy cocktails. Bourbon, pear and lemon juice.
photo of circa at foggy bottom restaurant
Exceptional
(1355)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Foggy Bottom
Enjoy the beautiful weather and dine out on our patio located just across GW!
photo of mussel bar & grille - arlington restaurant
Awesome
(908)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Belgian Arlington
Happy Hour Daily on Our Patio from 3 pm - 7 pm
$2 off Drafts $5 Red and White Wine (Select)
photo of agora restaurant
Exceptional
(2176)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Dupont Circle
Join Us For A Great Outdoor Dining Experience!
Weather Permitting.
First Come/First Serve Seating.
photo of chef geoff's (new mexico ave.) restaurant
Awesome
(2737)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Georgetown
Come Enjoy Our Newly Renovated Patio & Enjoy Some Of DC's Best Outdoor Dining!

photo of grand cru wine bar & bistro restaurant
Awesome
(961)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French American Arlington
Grand Cru Features A Large Secluded Garden Courtyard Away From The Traffic And Noise Of The City.
photo of georgia brown's restaurant
Awesome
(6543)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Low Country Downtown
Enjoy eating al fresco on our comfortable patio
photo of degrees bistro at the ritz-carlton, georgetown restaurant
Awesome
(342)
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Georgetown
Set within a multi-tired garden, The Yard offers an intimate outdoor space with a thoughtful menu.
photo of taberna del alabardero restaurant
Awesome
(2291)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Traditional Spanish Downtown
Join Us On Our Outdoor Patio Area While Sipping On Sangria And Indulging In Tapas

photo of ristorante piccolo restaurant
Exceptional
(2027)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Georgetown
Our Second Floor Balcony Offers Great Outdoor Seats In Georgetown!

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Exceptional
(799)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Eastern European Dupont Circle
Enjoy the Weather at Our Beautiful Mini Garden Patio with Our Delicious Authentic Food and Drinks!

Top special:

Happy Hour - Happy You! Our Best Signature Cocktails for $7, Beer for $6, House Infused Vodka for $4! Tuesday - Thursday, from 5PM till 7PM!!
Get 1 Complimentary Signature Cocktail with any Order of $25+ at the Bar and $35+ at the Table! Tell Your Server or Bartender a Secret Word: "Na Zdorovie" (Na Zdoróvʹje - Cheers)
Buy any Bottle of Wine and Get a Complimentary Cheese Board or Buy a Tasting Infused Vodka Platter and Get a Complimentary Pirozhki!

Learn more
photo of bombay club restaurant
Exceptional
(4176)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Downtown
The Bombay Club offers seasonal patio dining overlooking Lafayette Park.
photo of tony & joe's seafood place restaurant
Awesome
(1453)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Georgetown
Patio Dining, Patio Bar, Potomac River View, Fresh Seafood, Fresh Oysters
photo of nazca mochica restaurant
Exceptional
(619)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Peruvian Dupont Circle
Come and enjoy the beautiful weather on our Nazca Restaurant balcony or at our Mochica patio!
photo of cafe deluxe - west end restaurant
Excellent
(517)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West End
Wonderful outdoor patio to help ease into the nice weather. Inquire for seating.
photo of la cote d'or restaurant
Exceptional
(1196)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Arlington
Come and enjoy our enclosed patio with A/C, bright and fresh without the humidity and heat
photo of teddy & the bully bar restaurant
Awesome
(1245)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Dupont Circle
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Enjoy your meal or happy hour & enjoy the beautiful Spring weather on our cozy Dupont Circle patio!
photo of urbana dining & drinks restaurant
Excellent
(1392)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary Italian Dupont Circle
Come join us on our newly refreshed patio! Fantastic happy hour deals and new spring cocktails!
photo of lupo verde osteria palisades restaurant
Exceptional
(26)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Palisades Northwest
Our beautiful patio is perfect for a cup of coffee, lunch date, drinks or dinner with friends.
photo of yayla bistro restaurant
Exceptional
(577)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Arlington
Our patio is a superb place to meet a colleague or friend & enjoy delicious Mediterranean cuisine!
photo of beacon bar and grill restaurant
Awesome
(2131)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Dupont Circle
Enjoy 2 Great Outdoor Venues For Al Fresco Dining. Perfect For A Friendly Get Together, Lunch, Dinner, Or Happy Hour.

photo of lia's restaurant
Awesome
(3088)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Bethesda / Chevy Chase
Picturing Yourself Sitting On A Veranda Off Of The Mediterranean? Let Us Help You Visualize. We'Re Closer & Equality Tasty!

photo of the pembroke restaurant
Awesome
(859)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Dupont Circle
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy our outdoor patio at the best location in Dupont Circle and the perfect area to people watch.
photo of i ricchi restaurant
Exceptional
(3367)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Dupont Circle
The Piazza at i Ricchi - best outdoor dining at DuPont Circle. Open lunch, happy hour & dinner.
photo of opaline bar and brasserie restaurant
Excellent
(49)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Downtown
Sip champagne and enjoy pure relaxation on our outdoor patios. It's the perfect summer spot!
photo of kingbird at the watergate hotel restaurant
Awesome
(1330)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary French / American Foggy Bottom
Enjoy alfresco dining on our spacious Kingbird Terrace.
photo of darlington house restaurant
Awesome
(1443)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Dupont Circle
Sidewalk Patio Serving The Cantina Pub & Main Dining Room Menu!

photo of lincoln - dc restaurant
Awesome
(2699)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American McPherson Square
Dine, drink, and relax outside on our patio, located in the bustling Thomas Circle area!
photo of sushiko - chevy chase restaurant
Exceptional
(1501)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Sushi Bethesda / Chevy Chase
We Have A Full Menu Available On Our Patio, And Plenty Of Patio Tables.

photo of mele bistro (formerly village bistro) restaurant
Awesome
(831)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Arlington
The lighting, the music, the garden with its aroma from herbs & fruits in the heart of Arlington.
photo of grillfish dc restaurant
Awesome
(2593)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Dupont Circle
oysters & bubbly taste better outside !
photo of copperwood tavern restaurant
Awesome
(1500)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Arlington
Gourmet farm-to-table fare on our dog friendly patio! Dog meals sponsored by DOGMA summer 2019
photo of ristorante la perla of washington restaurant
Awesome
(1106)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Georgetown
We have a beautiful rose garden patio serving lunch and dinner from late March to early October.
photo of cheesetique - shirlington restaurant
Awesome
(149)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Arlington
Our cozy patio, right on Campbell Avenue, is great for people watching - and eating cheese!
photo of acacia food & wine restaurant
Excellent
(308)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Van Ness
Come and enjoy our outdoor patio-garden in smell of herbs and fresh flowers under the grape vine.
photo of lebanese taverna - westover restaurant
Awesome
(444)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Middle Eastern Arlington
Savor The Food while dining al fresco. Place outdoor seating request in Reservation.
photo of equinox - dc restaurant
Exceptional
(2546)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown
Enjoy dining on the patio in this iconic DC restaurant just one block from the White House.

photo of lillies italian restaurant & bar restaurant
Excellent
(331)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Woodley Park
Enjoy the summer Sun and find yourself transported to the beautiful Sicilian countryside!

Top special:

Happy Hour Monday - Friday

photo of sette osteria restaurant
Awesome
(999)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Dupont Circle
Enjoy a bottle of prosecco while watching the dynamic traffic in the busiest corner of Dupont Circle
photo of logan tavern restaurant
Awesome
(1192)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Logan Circle
Large outdoor patio in the heart of Logan Circle. Pet friendly and great people watching!
photo of tonic restaurant @ quigley's pharmacy restaurant
Awesome
(929)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Foggy Bottom
Enjoy a refreshing beverage and meal on our outdoor sidewalk patio, or out back in our garden bar!
photo of sugar factory - pentagon mall restaurant
Very Good
(1625)
70% 70% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Arlington
We have a wonderful outside patio setting that with umbrellas
photo of the occidental restaurant
Awesome
(2112)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy Al Fresco Dining In The Garden Setting, With Views of Washington Monument and Pennsylvania Ave
photo of lebanese taverna - washington dc restaurant
Awesome
(969)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Middle Eastern Woodley Park
Savor the food while dining al fresco. Place outdoor seating request in Reservation.
photo of mccormick & schmick's seafood - washington dc (k street) restaurant
Awesome
(2800)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown
Enjoy our full service patio with specialty drink menus and happy hour!
photo of assaggi osteria restaurant
Awesome
(1341)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian McLean
COME ENJOY SUMMER FAVORITES AND BEAUTIFUL PATIO DINING AT ASSAGGI OSTERIA & ASSAGGI PIZZERIA
photo of juniper restaurant restaurant
Excellent
(635)
72% 72% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Georgetown
Dine Al Fresco In Our Beautiful Outdoor Courtyard-An Urban Oasis On The Edge Of Georgetown.

photo of perrys restaurant
Exceptional
(258)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Adams Morgan
Voted "Best Rooftop" By Washingtonian, Newly Renovated Rooftop Terrace Offers Rooftop Bar & Main Dining Seating.

photo of copa kitchen & bar restaurant
Excellent
(10)
$ $ $ $
Spanish Arlington
Our outdoor patio is open in the warm months, serving our full menu and your favorite sangria.
photo of le chat noir restaurant
Awesome
(1993)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Friendship Heights
Enjoying A Glass Of Wine In Our Patio Opened To The Street Is Like To Pretend You Are On The Boulevard St. Germain.

photo of medium rare - cleveland park restaurant
Exceptional
(1057)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Cleveland Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy one of the Best Patio's in DC and bring the dogs!
photo of radiator restaurant
Awesome
(176)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Logan Circle
Enjoy our spacious patio for drinks or dinner (weather permitting).
photo of nick's riverside grill restaurant
Excellent
(316)
65% 65% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Georgetown
Waterfront, Patio, Outdoor dining, Outdoor bar, Potomac River, Boardwalk, Seafood, Steak, Burgers

Top special:

Outside Bar Happy Hour Monday-Wednesday
Happy Hour on the River

Learn more
photo of praline bakery & bistro restaurant
Awesome
(552)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Bistro Bethesda / Chevy Chase
Dine On Our Lovely Outdoor Terrace & Enjoy The Wonderful Spring Weather!
Bethesda Palisades

photo of the oval room restaurant
Exceptional
(2411)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown
Extensive Patio Dining Perfect For Lunch, Dinner Or Just Cocktails.

photo of aperto restaurant
Awesome
(265)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary Italian Foggy Bottom
Beautiful Patio, dine al fresco at one of the best patios around Foggy bottom.
Open all day.
photo of osteria da nino restaurant
Exceptional
(848)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Arlington
Our outdoor patio furniture has been setup! Come dine with us 'al fresco.'
photo of malbec restaurant
Awesome
(285)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Argentinean Dupont Circle
Celebrate with us, Malbec World Day, April 17. Tapas special and Malbec all night!!!!!!!!
photo of meze restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(464)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Turkish Adams Morgan
Enjoy a wonderful winter evening on our heated patio with one or two of our 16 different mojitos!!!
photo of barcode restaurant
Excellent
(714)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown
Outdoor Dinning in the heart of DC!
photo of trio bistro restaurant
Excellent
(117)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Dupont Circle
The ultimate patio dining experience in Washington DC, we can accommodate groups of up to 140 guests

Top special:

Daily Happy Hours at your Neighborhood Gatthering Bistro

photo of town hall - dc restaurant
Awesome
(307)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Glover Park
Our outdoor courtyard is one of the city's best kept secrets and boasts al fresco seating for 50.
photo of new heights restaurant
Awesome
(1080)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Woodley Park
Outdoor Dining In The Heart Of Historic Woodley Park, Serving Contemporary American Cuisine By Chef John Wabeck. Bar Menu Also Available In The Cafe. Outdoor Tables May Be Reserved.

photo of buca di beppo - dc restaurant
Excellent
(763)
71% 71% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Dupont Circle
Enjoy authentic Italian food and relax on our outdoor patio!

photo of cityhouse restaurant
Awesome
(270)
$ $ $ $
American Arlington
Enjoy the beautiful weather & happy hour specials at our Key Bridge Terrace! Mon-Sat, 4PM-7PM!
photo of roberts restaurant at the omni shoreham restaurant
Excellent
(274)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Woodley Park
Receive excellent service on our terrace while overlooking our beautiful gardens & Rock Creek Park.
photo of chatter restaurant
Excellent
(83)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Friendship Heights
Enjoy a beautiful day with friends on our outdoor patio, open from April to October!
photo of the darcy restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(2)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International Logan Circle
Join us for a cocktail or dinner on our patio. Happy Hour 4-7 Sunday-Friday!
photo of cheesetique - ballston restaurant
Awesome
(238)
75% 75% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Arlington
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Our spacious patio, right on Glebe Road, is great for people watching - and eating cheese!
photo of seasons restaurant - four seasons washington dc restaurant
Exceptional
(563)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Georgetown
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Enjoy Beautiful Views Of The Canal And Gardens While Dining At Seasons Restaurant.

photo of le desales restaurant
Awesome
(374)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Downtown
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Le DeSales' patio is reminiscent of Parisian cafes. Tables for 2 face the historic Mayflower Hotel
photo of pinzimini restaurant and lounge at the westin arlington gateway restaurant
Excellent
(273)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Arlington
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Indulge yourself with nachos & sliders on the patio, overlooking the courtyard & the water fountain
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