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13 Amazing Outdoor Patios To Lounge On In San Francisco Right Now

There’s nothing like a cold beer in the hot sun—except, it never really gets too balmy in San Francisco. Still, we’re all for throwing on those layers and eating, drinking, and being downright merry al fresco whenever possible. Many restaurants and bars throughout the city accommodate for this urban must-have, and San Francisco’s Mission District is an especially hot spot for outdoor patio lounging—it is one of the sunnier locales in the city, after all. Still, our list of best patios in San Francisco makes its way all around town.

Now we know there are many more options to choose from. Where are your favorite outdoor patios in San Francisco?

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (