1. Garden District
Garden District is a seasonal pop up bar and restaurant that celebrates backyard barbecues. They serve comfort food favorites like bbq, sandwiches, fried foods and craft beers. It’s a perfect place to relax on a Friday night.
1801 14th St NW
2. Iron Gate
A hidden gem restaurant tucked away in Dupont Circle. Dine underneath a ceiling of leafy vines and twinkle lights on their beautiful patio out back.
1734 N St NW
Masseria’s charming patio has plenty of space to dine underneath the stars. Modeled after Italian eateries but playing off the industrial Union Market feel, this is a unique spot in DC that everyone will enjoy.
1340 4th St NE
4. Tabard Inn Restaurant
Tabard Inn Restaurant features a lovely patio garden under a breezy parachute. The red brick walls are lined with ivy and gorgeous flowers. Make a reservation for brunch and be sure to try their famous doughnuts!
1739 N St NW
Vinoteca is a fun neighborhood spot serving small plates and family style meals. Out back they have a bocce ball court, a full bar and plenty of seating!
1940 11th St NW
6. Le Diplomate
Dine like a Parisian at DC’s popular French eatery. Dine on the patio for perfect people watching opportunities while you enjoy their popular steak frites or creme brûlée.
1601 14th Street NW
Head to Haikan for Ramen noodles and beautiful outdoor seating. Even if it’s a bit chilly, you can still enjoy the outdoors under their large heat lamps.
805 V St NW
Homestead was a restaurant "for locals, by locals." They serve farm to table comfort food in a renovated 1922 row house. The back patio upstairs has picnic tables and a cozy vibe.
3911 Georgia Ave NW
9. Colada Shop
Colada Shop recently opened in the U Street Corridor. Made to look and feel like a Cuban coffee shop, this bright and colorful addition to the neighborhood is sure to be a local favorite this spring.
1405 T St NW
10. Romeo and Juliet Garden Cafe
The patio at Romeo and Juliet looks over Union Station. Their inviting patio is a wonderful destination for lounging all afternoon long while dining on Italian favorites.
301 Massachusetts Ave NE
11. Tony & Joe’s
Tony & Joe’s is the spot to relax and enjoy gorgeous harbor views. They open up their very own outdoor bar in the warmer months and you can feast on fresh seafood al fresco.
3000 K St. NW Washington DC