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Semi-covered outdoor rooftop patio of Cabra in Downtown Los Angeles.
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18 Fantastic Outdoor Patios for Al Fresco Dining in Los Angeles

Sit back and relax at these warmed up open-air dining areas around town

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Semi-covered outdoor rooftop patio of Cabra in Downtown Los Angeles.
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Some of the Southland’s best restaurants have become al fresco havens for wonderful dining and hospitality, transposing outdoor areas (and in some cases, public spaces) to serve waiting patrons. And as certain as the Santa Ana winds, Angeleno diners are going to want to stay warm on those outdoor patios when nightfall hits, so expect heaters along with all that daytime sunshine. Here now are 18 lovely heated outdoor dining patios in Los Angeles.

Added: Jon & Vinny’s Slauson, Ghisallo, Hatchet Hall, Cabra, BLVD MRKT, Ardor, Lady Byrd Cafe

Removed: All Season Brewing Co., De La Nonna, the Rose, Terra at Eataly, Cha Cha Chá, Spago, Margot

Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Green Room

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1250 E Harvard Rd
Burbank, CA 91501
(818) 962-4446
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With stunning views of Los Angeles below, the Green Room is longtime Burbank legend Castaway’s new cocktail and snack-heavy companion. The food menu offers things like cheese, charcuterie, seafood towers, and small bites while the cocktail list is as good as anything you’ll find in the city.

An evening look from a balcony out towards a shimmering valley below.
The Green Room in Burbank.
The Green Room

2. Agnes

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40 W Green St
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 389-3839
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Pasadena’s lovely outdoor patio has subtle heating elements and a nice cover to keep the temperature constant. On the menu, there’s everything from hearty Midwestern-inspired pastas to gorgeous cheeses.

A long back patio with sunlight streaming in, booths to one side, and tables in the middle.
Patio at Agnes in Pasadena.
Wonho Frank Lee

3. Ka’Teen

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6516 Selma Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 410-6360
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Offering a truly Tulum-level of lush greenery in the heart of Hollywood, Wes Avila’s Ka’Teen serves modern Mexican food with an inordinate amount of heating to keep diners warm during breezy, chilly LA nights. Sip on the well-shaken cocktails and dig into a platter of well-roasted cochinita pibil.

A dark outdoor dining room with string lights at a new LA restaurant.
Ka’Teen Hollywood.
Wonho Frank Lee

4. L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

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1534 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 366-2408
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Hollywood pizza hit Da Michele may have a famous name, but it’s the nearly all-outdoor space and open view to the wood-fired oven that has customers coming back now. Heaters dot the fully surrounded space so diners can keep warm.

L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele
Wonho Frank Lee

5. Superba Food + Bread Hollywood

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6530 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 364-9844
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Hollywood’s classic patio has come back after a long pandemic hiatus, with Superba Food and Bread bringing its versatile all-day menu of fried chicken sandwiches, breads, burgers, and daily specials like beef cheek tagine. Previously Hearth and Hound, and for many years Cat and Fiddle, this private outdoor courtyard is a true al fresco gem.

For a gorgeous heated outdoor dinner at an historic Hollywood patio: Superba Food and Bread.
Heated outdoor patio at Superba Food and Bread.
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6. Ardor

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9040 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(424) 310-1572
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West Hollywood’s minimalist Edition hotel houses a restaurant that takes greenery and plants to a new level, with its incredible outdoor patio and polished vegetable-focused menu. This stylish new restaurant delivers on fine dining flavors thanks to New York chef John Fraser.

Lush greenery and tables at a swanky West Hollywood restaurant patio.
Outdoor patio of Ardor in West Hollywood.
Ardor

7. Bacari Silverlake + Bar Bacari

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3626 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 928-2098
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Bacari took over the former Cliff’s Edge space — and its incredible patio — to offer its wide menu of Italian small plates and excellent wines by the glass.

Patio at Bacari Silver Lake.
Bacari Silver Lake patio
Jakob Layman

8. Lady Byrd Cafe

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2100 Echo Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 922-1006
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One of LA’s first places to adopt adorable greenhouses to keep diners warm, this all-day cafe in Echo Park is a beautiful place to dig into breakfast fare, sandwiches, and salads while enjoying the endless spring/summer vibes.

Greenhouse dining at Lady Byrd Cafe in Echo Park, California
Greenhouses in the outdoor patio of Lady Byrd Cafe in Echo Park.
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9. Terrace at Maybourne Beverly Hills

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225 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 860-7800
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The front patio at Terrace at Maybourne is one of the most comfortable outdoor dining rooms in Beverly Hills, with a relaxed view of the park and reliable American fare. Try the housemade pastas too.

Terrace at Maybourne Hotel, Beverly Hills.
Terrace at Maybourne Hotel, Beverly Hills.
Maybourne Hotel

10. Lumière

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2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 424-3031
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With fancy, extravagant interior digs, one wonders how this Century City hotel restaurant would make its patio work, given the likely Hollywood types that would gather here for lunch. With a lush, secluded space that looks like a French garden, Lumière is a sleeper outdoor dining option with robust French fare. Time will tell if it can attain the storied status of places like Polo Lounge and the Peninsula nearby.

Outdoor patio of Lumière in Century City.
Outdoor patio of Lumiere in Century City.
Lumière

11. Cabra Los Angeles

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1060 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 725-5858
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Taking over a swanky rooftop of the Hoxton hotel, Chicago chef Stephanie Izard brings her restaurant Cabra to Downtown LA, serving ceviches, cocktails, and Peruvian-inspired dishes in a heated patio. The wraparound views are just the icing on the cake.

An angled photo of a full table of food and drink at daytime inside a new restaurant.
Dishes from Cabra in Downtown LA.
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12. Alta Adams

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5359 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016
(323) 571-4999
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Alta’s back patio is back in business, and chef Keith Corbin is at the helm turning out some of LA’s most stellar comfort food. The parklet is also a heated oasis to take in oxtails and rice.

13. Etta

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8801 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

Culver City’s ode to wood-fired food has a versatile menu that leans California-Italian but with heftier, shareable plates that please a crowd. The pastas are fantastic while the dry-aged branzino is the dish everyone should order. Etta’s crowded dining room is a stark contrast to the more relaxed and spread out side patio.

One side of a patio at a restaurant with cafe woven chairs and wooden tables.
Outdoor patio of Etta in Culver City.
Wonho Frank Lee

14. Ghisallo

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1622 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 399-4060
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The somewhat hidden patio of Ghisallo in Santa Monica is a respite from busy Ocean Park Blvd, where families and locals gather to dig into wood-fired pizzas, pastas, and other Italian American classics in a lush, heated space that feels like a backyard.

Patio of a restaurant with plants, tables, and heaters.
Ghisallo patio in Santa Monica.
Wonho Frank Lee

15. BLVD MRKT

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520 Whittier Blvd
Montebello, CA 90640
(323) 863-5566
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Montebello’s sleek indoor-outdoor food hall uses containers and lush greenery to make it fit into the downtown area, with the likes of Pez Cantina, Nola Cajun and Creole, Vchos, and Cafe Santo serving delicious, affordable fare to the neighborhood. There’s plenty of picnic-style seating in the middle for groups to enjoy, too.

BLVD MRKT outdoor patio in Montebello, California.
BLVD MRKT in Montebello
Fixe Group/622 Productions shot by Gabriel Carbajal

16. Hatchet Hall

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12517 Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 391-4222
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Longtime Culver City restaurant Hatchet Hall has always had a handy side patio that works for al fresco dining. Wes Whitsell has come on as the new chef to maintain the restaurant’s focus on stellar seasonal Southern fare.

Hatchet Hall, a Culver City Restaurant
Outdoor patio of Hatchet Hall.
Wonho Frank Lee

17. Jon & Vinny's Slauson

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4400 W Slauson Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 609-4688
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Tucked to the side of the restaurant, this semi-covered outdoor patio at Jon & Vinny’s has handy heating to make the minimalist space feel cozy. All the better to enjoy meatballs, Greek salads, and blistered pizzas in South LA.

A run of outdoor tables surrounded by light wood on a patio.
Heated outdoor patio of Jon & Vinny’s Slauson.
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18. Ms. B's M & M Soul Food

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4549 W Imperial Hwy
Inglewood, CA 90304
(310) 330-2697
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Inglewood’s enduring Ms. B’s M & M Soul Food continues to serve the community with delicious, rib-sticking fare like smothered chicken, oxtails, turkey wings, and hot links, with a wonderfully warm outdoor patio to make dining feel cozy during LA’s chillier months.

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1. The Green Room

1250 E Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501
An evening look from a balcony out towards a shimmering valley below.
The Green Room in Burbank.
The Green Room

With stunning views of Los Angeles below, the Green Room is longtime Burbank legend Castaway’s new cocktail and snack-heavy companion. The food menu offers things like cheese, charcuterie, seafood towers, and small bites while the cocktail list is as good as anything you’ll find in the city.

1250 E Harvard Rd
Burbank, CA 91501

2. Agnes

40 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105
A long back patio with sunlight streaming in, booths to one side, and tables in the middle.
Patio at Agnes in Pasadena.
Wonho Frank Lee

Pasadena’s lovely outdoor patio has subtle heating elements and a nice cover to keep the temperature constant. On the menu, there’s everything from hearty Midwestern-inspired pastas to gorgeous cheeses.

40 W Green St
Pasadena, CA 91105

3. Ka’Teen

6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
A dark outdoor dining room with string lights at a new LA restaurant.
Ka’Teen Hollywood.
Wonho Frank Lee

Offering a truly Tulum-level of lush greenery in the heart of Hollywood, Wes Avila’s Ka’Teen serves modern Mexican food with an inordinate amount of heating to keep diners warm during breezy, chilly LA nights. Sip on the well-shaken cocktails and dig into a platter of well-roasted cochinita pibil.

6516 Selma Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

4. L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

1534 N McCadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90028
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele
Wonho Frank Lee

Hollywood pizza hit Da Michele may have a famous name, but it’s the nearly all-outdoor space and open view to the wood-fired oven that has customers coming back now. Heaters dot the fully surrounded space so diners can keep warm.

1534 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90028

5. Superba Food + Bread Hollywood

6530 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
For a gorgeous heated outdoor dinner at an historic Hollywood patio: Superba Food and Bread.
Heated outdoor patio at Superba Food and Bread.
Matthew Kang

Hollywood’s classic patio has come back after a long pandemic hiatus, with Superba Food and Bread bringing its versatile all-day menu of fried chicken sandwiches, breads, burgers, and daily specials like beef cheek tagine. Previously Hearth and Hound, and for many years Cat and Fiddle, this private outdoor courtyard is a true al fresco gem.

6530 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

6. Ardor

9040 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Lush greenery and tables at a swanky West Hollywood restaurant patio.
Outdoor patio of Ardor in West Hollywood.
Ardor

West Hollywood’s minimalist Edition hotel houses a restaurant that takes greenery and plants to a new level, with its incredible outdoor patio and polished vegetable-focused menu. This stylish new restaurant delivers on fine dining flavors thanks to New York chef John Fraser.

9040 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

7. Bacari Silverlake + Bar Bacari

3626 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Patio at Bacari Silver Lake.
Bacari Silver Lake patio
Jakob Layman

Bacari took over the former Cliff’s Edge space — and its incredible patio — to offer its wide menu of Italian small plates and excellent wines by the glass.

3626 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

8. Lady Byrd Cafe

2100 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Greenhouse dining at Lady Byrd Cafe in Echo Park, California
Greenhouses in the outdoor patio of Lady Byrd Cafe in Echo Park.
Ali Buck

One of LA’s first places to adopt adorable greenhouses to keep diners warm, this all-day cafe in Echo Park is a beautiful place to dig into breakfast fare, sandwiches, and salads while enjoying the endless spring/summer vibes.

2100 Echo Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026

9. Terrace at Maybourne Beverly Hills

225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Terrace at Maybourne Hotel, Beverly Hills.
Terrace at Maybourne Hotel, Beverly Hills.
Maybourne Hotel

The front patio at Terrace at Maybourne is one of the most comfortable outdoor dining rooms in Beverly Hills, with a relaxed view of the park and reliable American fare. Try the housemade pastas too.

225 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

10. Lumière

2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Outdoor patio of Lumière in Century City.
Outdoor patio of Lumiere in Century City.
Lumière

With fancy, extravagant interior digs, one wonders how this Century City hotel restaurant would make its patio work, given the likely Hollywood types that would gather here for lunch. With a lush, secluded space that looks like a French garden, Lumière is a sleeper outdoor dining option with robust French fare. Time will tell if it can attain the storied status of places like Polo Lounge and the Peninsula nearby.

2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067

11. Cabra Los Angeles

1060 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
An angled photo of a full table of food and drink at daytime inside a new restaurant.
Dishes from Cabra in Downtown LA.
Stan Lee

Taking over a swanky rooftop of the Hoxton hotel, Chicago chef Stephanie Izard brings her restaurant Cabra to Downtown LA, serving ceviches, cocktails, and Peruvian-inspired dishes in a heated patio. The wraparound views are just the icing on the cake.

1060 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015

12. Alta Adams

5359 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

Alta’s back patio is back in business, and chef Keith Corbin is at the helm turning out some of LA’s most stellar comfort food. The parklet is also a heated oasis to take in oxtails and rice.

5359 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016

13. Etta

8801 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
One side of a patio at a restaurant with cafe woven chairs and wooden tables.
Outdoor patio of Etta in Culver City.
Wonho Frank Lee

Culver City’s ode to wood-fired food has a versatile menu that leans California-Italian but with heftier, shareable plates that please a crowd. The pastas are fantastic while the dry-aged branzino is the dish everyone should order. Etta’s crowded dining room is a stark contrast to the more relaxed and spread out side patio.

8801 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

14. Ghisallo

1622 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Patio of a restaurant with plants, tables, and heaters.
Ghisallo patio in Santa Monica.
Wonho Frank Lee

The somewhat hidden patio of Ghisallo in Santa Monica is a respite from busy Ocean Park Blvd, where families and locals gather to dig into wood-fired pizzas, pastas, and other Italian American classics in a lush, heated space that feels like a backyard.

1622 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

15. BLVD MRKT

520 Whittier Blvd, Montebello, CA 90640
BLVD MRKT outdoor patio in Montebello, California.
BLVD MRKT in Montebello
Fixe Group/622 Productions shot by Gabriel Carbajal

Montebello’s sleek indoor-outdoor food hall uses containers and lush greenery to make it fit into the downtown area, with the likes of Pez Cantina, Nola Cajun and Creole, Vchos, and Cafe Santo serving delicious, affordable fare to the neighborhood. There’s plenty of picnic-style seating in the middle for groups to enjoy, too.

520 Whittier Blvd
Montebello, CA 90640

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16. Hatchet Hall

12517 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Hatchet Hall, a Culver City Restaurant
Outdoor patio of Hatchet Hall.
Wonho Frank Lee

Longtime Culver City restaurant Hatchet Hall has always had a handy side patio that works for al fresco dining. Wes Whitsell has come on as the new chef to maintain the restaurant’s focus on stellar seasonal Southern fare.

12517 Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066

17. Jon & Vinny's Slauson

4400 W Slauson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043
A run of outdoor tables surrounded by light wood on a patio.
Heated outdoor patio of Jon & Vinny’s Slauson.
Josh White/JW Pictures

Tucked to the side of the restaurant, this semi-covered outdoor patio at Jon & Vinny’s has handy heating to make the minimalist space feel cozy. All the better to enjoy meatballs, Greek salads, and blistered pizzas in South LA.

4400 W Slauson Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90043

18. Ms. B's M & M Soul Food

4549 W Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90304

Inglewood’s enduring Ms. B’s M & M Soul Food continues to serve the community with delicious, rib-sticking fare like smothered chicken, oxtails, turkey wings, and hot links, with a wonderfully warm outdoor patio to make dining feel cozy during LA’s chillier months.

4549 W Imperial Hwy
Inglewood, CA 90304

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