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Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake with vines and bright seating.
Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake.
Wonho Frank Lee

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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Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake.
| Wonho Frank Lee

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.

Removed: Jon and Vinny’s Slauson, Ghisallo, Ardor, Mrs. B’s M&M Soul Food, Etta

Added: Margo’s, Post & Beam, Causita, Avra, Greekman’s

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The Green Room

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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

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

Ka’Teen

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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 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

L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

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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.

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

Superba Food + Bread Hollywood

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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.
Matthew Kang

Causita

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Ricardo Zarate is back with a kitchen to call his own again in Causita. The chef, who has opened so many places and consulted on so many restaurants it’s becoming difficult to count, has brought stylish Nikkei cuisine to the heart of Silver Lake, serving ceviches and Peruvian grilled octopus at the energetic back patio.

Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake with vines and bright seating.
Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake.
Wonho Frank Lee

Bacari Silverlake + Bar Bacari

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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

Lady Byrd Cafe

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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.
Ali Buck

Greekman's

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This Thursday to Sunday-only restaurant in Silver Lake has become a permanent fixture due to its overall success and solid execution of Greek fare. The parking lot patio does well with its small footprint, making it a great place for refreshing white wines and grilled souvlaki.

An olive-touched green patio with blue and white colors and an awning overhead.
Covered, shaded patio at Greekman’s in Silver Lake.
Andrea D’Agosto

Terrace at Maybourne Beverly Hills

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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

One of the best patios (and a low-key celebrity favorite) in Beverly Hills, this patio is essentially attached to its main dining room, making this perch Avra is an ideal place for wide plates of freshly grilled whole fish and other Greek-inspired salads and sides.

Outdoor patio at Avra in Beverly Hills.
Outdoor patio at Avra in Beverly Hills.
Avra

Lumière

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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

Cabra Los Angeles

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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.
Stan Lee

Margo's Santa Monica

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With two patios, one on the sidewalk and another toward the back facing the parking lot, these breezy outdoor dining areas are a great place to take in casual, seasonably-priced plant-based fare by chef Greg Daniels, who doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to flavor. Try the blistered pizzas and the fantastic cacio e pepe. Or opt for the tasty Impossible meat sliders.

Alta Adams

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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.

Post & Beam

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Post & Beam chef/owner John Cleveland made some recent changes at Post & Beam. He hired Hatchet Hall veteran Martin Draluck as chef de cuisine, and revamped the patio into a stunning oasis. They’ve also added a regular dinner series called Black Pot Supper Club, that celebrates historic foods from the Black community.

BLVD MRKT

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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
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Hatchet Hall

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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

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The Green Room

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.

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

Agnes

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.

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

Ka’Teen

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 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

L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

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.

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

Superba Food + Bread Hollywood

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.

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

Causita

Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake with vines and bright seating.
Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake.
Wonho Frank Lee

Ricardo Zarate is back with a kitchen to call his own again in Causita. The chef, who has opened so many places and consulted on so many restaurants it’s becoming difficult to count, has brought stylish Nikkei cuisine to the heart of Silver Lake, serving ceviches and Peruvian grilled octopus at the energetic back patio.

Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake with vines and bright seating.
Outdoor patio at Causita in Silver Lake.
Wonho Frank Lee

Bacari Silverlake + Bar Bacari

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.

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

Lady Byrd Cafe

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.

Greenhouse dining at Lady Byrd Cafe in Echo Park, California
Greenhouses in the outdoor patio of Lady Byrd Cafe in Echo Park.
Ali Buck

Greekman's

An olive-touched green patio with blue and white colors and an awning overhead.
Covered, shaded patio at Greekman’s in Silver Lake.
Andrea D’Agosto

This Thursday to Sunday-only restaurant in Silver Lake has become a permanent fixture due to its overall success and solid execution of Greek fare. The parking lot patio does well with its small footprint, making it a great place for refreshing white wines and grilled souvlaki.

An olive-touched green patio with blue and white colors and an awning overhead.
Covered, shaded patio at Greekman’s in Silver Lake.
Andrea D’Agosto

Terrace at Maybourne Beverly Hills

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.

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

Avra

Outdoor patio at Avra in Beverly Hills.
Outdoor patio at Avra in Beverly Hills.
Avra

One of the best patios (and a low-key celebrity favorite) in Beverly Hills, this patio is essentially attached to its main dining room, making this perch Avra is an ideal place for wide plates of freshly grilled whole fish and other Greek-inspired salads and sides.

Outdoor patio at Avra in Beverly Hills.
Outdoor patio at Avra in Beverly Hills.
Avra

Lumière

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.