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Diners' Choice: Great for outdoor dining restaurants in Los Angeles

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Updated July 05, 2024

Looking for the best restaurants that are great for outdoor dining in Los Angeles? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of Lenny's Casita restaurant
4.9 (14)
$31 to $50
Beverly Hills
About the restaurant
Mexicali street food concept by culinary creator Chef Lenny (Charcoal, Doma Land + Sea, Alenbi, Mike’s Bistro). The Casita blends authentic Mexican street food with Chef Lenny’s California roots and fine-dining experience to create a unique taqueria that can only be described as MexiCali. Glatt Kosher under the OK supervision.
Top review
Dined 5 days ago
Food was excellent with lots of choices. The staff was very helpful. It was loud being right on Pico but was a nice early evening.
A photo of Locanda Portofino restaurant
4.8 (959)
$31 to $50
Santa Monica
About the restaurant
Since 1995, passion and devotion keeps Locanda Portofino one of the most authentic Italian restaurants on the westside. Where freshness and quality collaborate to create traditional such as egg tagliatelle bolognese, flavorful Neapolitan meat ragu, exotic spaghetti with sea urchin
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined on Jul 16, 2024
The food is simply the best. We had a going away dinner for a good friend and we couldn’t have picked a better place. I have had many amazing meals here and this was no exception. Nico our server was knowledgeable, attentive and added so much value to our experience. I’m a forever fan of Locanda Portofino.
A photo of Blue Ribbon Sushi - Pacific Palisades restaurant
4.8 (273)
$30 and under
Pacific Palisades
About the restaurant
Blue Ribbon Sushi is a vibrant Japanese restaurant and sushi bar a located in Palisades Village. Inspired by the original restaurant created over 30 years ago in Soho NYC by master sushi chef Toshi Ueki and Chef Brothers Eric & Bruce Bromberg, this cedar clad new comer offers outstanding Japanese cuisine based in tradition and passion. Chef Lee leads his team in sourcing and preparing the finest fish and shellfish from The Sea of Japan, Local waters and beyond. A curated and adventurous beverage list featuring Blue Ribbon's own sake selections as well as favorites from their travels and discoveries in Japan is rounded out by a selection of house cocktails, Japanese micro brews and wines from California and Europe.
Top review
Dined on Jul 9, 2024
Food is good service is a bit slow lovely ambience
A photo of Georgia's Lounge restaurant
4.8 (215)
$31 to $50
Redondo Beach
About the restaurant
A sophisticated, sleek lounge where the bartenders remember your name. The eclectic tapas menu offers comforting bar bites and rich treats to satisfy those late-night munchies. The cocktail program features classic and uniquely crafted cocktails from fresh, local ingredients. Expect local craft Beers and spirits to challenge the more adventurous drinkers. We have extra parking available every night from 6 pm -12:30 am. Look for the parking lot across the street from Georgia's Lounge, entrance via Huntington Lane at 1444 Aviation Blvd.
Top review
Dined 4 days ago
great variety of mixed drinks and small bites. seared Ahi tacos really good
A photo of Joseon Silverlake restaurant
4.8 (19)
$31 to $50
Contemporary Korean
Silver Lake
About the restaurant
Joseon represents a contemporary take on the culinary traditions originally developed for the King and Royal Family of Korea's final Dynasty. Inspired by Chef Debbie's heritage from Northern Korea, our aim is to offer guests a blend of tradition and innovative, palate-pleasing experiences.
Top review
Dined 3 days ago
Always an amazing time at Joseon. The food, the ambiance, the drinks, the attentive staff - all outstanding. Can’t wait to go back.
A photo of Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill - At The Grove restaurant
4.7 (448)
$31 to $50
Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
About the restaurant
Brothers Bruce and Eric Bromberg, creators of Blue Ribbon Restaurants in New York, Las Vegas and London, have arrived on the West Coast with the opening of Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill at The Grove in Los Angeles. The restaurant offers diners award-winning sushi offerings by Master Sushi Chef Toshi Ueki, Japanese steakhouse fare and Blue Ribbon classics in a warm, yet vibrant setting. Available for dinner and late-night dining, Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill’s expansive menu presents quality sushi and sashimi selections, including Toshi’s Choice Omakase and Blue Ribbon Maki with ½ lobster, shiso and black caviar. For options beyond the sea, Blue Ribbon’s signature dishes include Oxtail Fried Rice with daikon, shiitake and bone marrow; 30 oz. Bone-In Rib Steak with onion tempura and bok choy; and Blue Ribbon’s famous Fried Chicken with wasabi and honey.
Top review
Dined on Jul 14, 2024
I love the blue ribbon franchise in NYC so having something out here with their amazing fried chicken is the best! Fried chicken wings were 9/10 it could use a bit more seasoning but perfectly juicy and crunch and the wasabi honey definitely sets it off. The sushi rolls were perfectly fresh and delicious. I ordered the tiger roll and negi toro. The oxtail fried rice was also delicious and I loved our waitress Shannon she was perfect in every sense I’d go back for her.
A photo of Rappahannock Oyster Bar @ ROW DTLA restaurant
4.7 (560)
$31 to $50
About the restaurant
Exposed wood and concrete interiors of ROW DTLA’s historic produce terminal is the ideal setting for Rappahannock Oyster Bar’s first West Coast location. Nestled in LA’s Warehouse District, just blocks from the Arts District and Little Tokyo, ROW DTLA offers a West Coast spin on our East Coast heritage. With an emphasis on sustainability, locally sourced, ethically fished, and responsibly farmed ingredients, the menu draws inspiration from the people of L.A. and the bounty of fresh produce, fish, and meat sourced in Southern California.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jul 12, 2024
Good place with good food n vibes, the servers very friendly and the the beets and burrata salad and the lobster roll were amazing. Highly recommend.
A photo of Marco Polo at Silver Lake Pool & Inn restaurant
4.7 (366)
$31 to $50
Silver Lake
About the restaurant

Set within Silver Lake Pool & Inn, Marco Polo Trattoria and Bar offers a seasonal menu that celebrates the vibrant, heritage-driven dishes you'll find in Milan with bountiful, local California ingredients. We welcome you to join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch on weekends for an inviting al fresco dining experience. Locals and hotel guests can mingle on our dog-friendly patio. Valet parking available for your convenience. Salut!

Top review
Dined 2 days ago
Service was great and the food was amazing! I will definitely be retuning.
A photo of Nusr-Et Steakhouse Beverly Hills restaurant
4.7 (788)
$50 and over
Beverly Hills
About the restaurant
A Spectacular Meat Feast… For All Your Senses.
The “One and Only” Nusr-Et experience for the real meat enthusiasts.
You’ll taste an exquisite menu.
You’ll be overwhelmed with fantastic smells.
Everything you touch will be enchanting.
Everything you hear will be fascinating.
You’ll see glorious people, delightful presentations, and incredible shows.
Live unforgettable moments.
Be entertained, amused, and pampered.
Experience luxury dining like never before.
Globally praised, unique concept of Nusr-Et combines an innovative menu, which turns meat into a piece of art, with impeccable service and great fun. Nusr-Et reinvents ultra-premium dining...Guaranteed. All your senses will be fully satisfied. Live DJ on weekends ( subject to change).

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Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 2 days ago
The food was exceptional and service as well will be for sure take advantage of the this lunch 3 course meal option
A photo of The Auld Fella restaurant
4.7 (34)
$31 to $50
Culver City
About the restaurant
We're an Irish joint in the heart of Culver City. Since taking residence in fall 2019 we have become the standard bearer for legendary Irish hospitality and friendly service in Los Angeles. We've re-imagined the Irish pub experience for today. While tipping a respectful cap to those that have gone before us, we've created an authenticity loved place that is enjoyed by everyone. We are very proud of our team who operates as a loving family to provide our guests with the best possible experience every time.

A home from home but with better food, booze and craic.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 18, 2024
The overall experience was great. Excellent food and drinks!
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