Why should anyone have to dine inside when they can enjoy their delicious meal al fresco while breathing in the fresh air and taking in the beautiful surrounding scenery? Luckily, several restaurants located throughout Alabama offer their guests a wonderful outdoor dining experience, including the 12 restaurants listed below.
1. Pane E Vino - Huntsville
Pane E Vino is a family-friendly pizzeria that's located at the Huntsville Museum of Art and overlooks Big Spring Park.
Jackson Pollock Pizza
2. The Garage Cafe - Birmingham
The Garage Cafe features an outdoor eating area that's been cluttered with a variety of junk, including concrete statues and wrought iron pieces. It was once named one of the coolest 10 bars in the world.
3. Ariccia Italian Trattoria & Bar - Auburn
Located in The Hotel at Auburn University, Ariccia Trattoria offers delicious Italian cuisine in a classy setting. This popular restaurant uses only the finest ingredients to create their dishes.
Pizza di Ariccia
4. Central - Montgomery
Central is a sophisticated restaurant that's situated within Montgomery's downtown entertainment district. It's located inside a 1890s warehouse building and offers delicious wood-fired dishes.
Short Rib Sliders & Pumpkin Fries
5. Carrigan's Public House - Birmingham
Carrigan's Public House is a gastropub with a patio and roof deck. It offers delicious seasonal cocktails and upscale cuisine.
Kung Fu Wings
6. Cafe Grazie - Orange Beach
Cafe Grazie is a family-friendly restaurant that serves the finest Italian-style seafood while overlooking a marina.
Filet with Mashed Potatoes & Asparagus
7. Humphrey's Bar & Grill - Huntsville
Humphrey's Bar & Grill serves traditional bar food in a casual setting. Live music is also available for their guests.
Burger & Onion Rings
8. Simp McGhee's - Decatur
Simp McGhee's is an upscale Cajun restaurant located on Decatur's historic Bank Street. Seafood Gumbo and Crab Cakes are a couple of the restaurant's popular dishes.
Freshly Shucked Raw Oysters
9. Rojo - Birmingham
Rojo serves delicious Latin and American dishes in a fun, upbeat space. If you're a fan of Latin cuisine, this restaurant is a definite must try.
10. Cafe 219 - Mobile
Cafe 219 is one of Mobile's most popular lunch spots. A few of its menu items include wraps, sandwiches, paninis, salads and pizza.
11. The Gulf - Orange Beach
The Gulf is an extraordinary restaurant because it's made out of shipping containers. It offers delicious seafood, American food, and it even has a full bar. While eating, guests will get to enjoy a lovely view of, you guessed it, the Gulf.
12. Bellini's Ristorante & Bar - Birmingham
Bellini's Ristorante & Bar is an Italian restaurant that serves perfectly-cooked steaks, delicious homemade pastas and several other Italian dishes. Bellini's Ristorante & Bar also has an extensive wine menu.
Sea Bass & Lump Crab Meat
Have you dined at any of these restaurants? What other restaurants in Alabama offer an incredible outdoor dining experience?