As it gets warmer, it’s only natural to want to spend as much time as possible basking in the sunshine. These restaurants offer not only delicious food, but incredible outdoor seating options that will up your dining experience to a spectacular new level.
1. L'Albatros (11401 Bellflower Rd)
In addition to serving some unbelievably fancy French cuisine, this upscale establishment has one of the loveliest secluded patios in Cleveland, complete with lush greenery beside every table.
2. Graffiti: A Social Kitchen (1261 W 76th St)
One of the city's most vibrant eateries, Graffiti is true to its title as a "social kitchen," providing equal parts eye-popping style and a warm, friendly atmosphere while you dine at their unforgettable enclosed patio.
3. East End Restaurant &
Bar (1330 Old River Rd)
The East End Restaurant's one-of-a-kind waterfront patio provides one of the most breathtaking patio views in all of Cleveland. The iconic Cleveland Bridge has never looked so beautiful as it does when viewed from the comfort of this incredible restaurant.
4. Tremont Taphouse (2572 Scranton Rd)
The Tremont Taphouse outdoor patio remains the best place in Cleveland to enjoy a tall, ice-cold local brew with no shortage of peace and quiet. This cozy outdoor spot doesn't offer anything fancy, but it's certainly an ideal spot to sip your pint in peace.
5. The Plum Cafe & Kitchen (4133 Lorain Ave)
The Plum Cafe provides a meal with a view, as this open-air enclosed patio makes for one of the most comfortable, friendly spots to get a table in the Forest City.
6. Lola (2058 E 4th St)
This spot is an East 4th Street icon, and one meal enjoyed from their incredible patio will make it easy to see why. You won't catch any iconic views of the Cleveland skyline, but there is perhaps no better spot in the city for people-watching and memories that will last a lifetime.
7. Momocho (1835 Fulton Rd)
Momocho sets itself apart from other Mexican restaurants in Cleveland with its one-of-a-kind atmosphere, from the luchador memorabilia that lines the walls to the concrete patio out back. Eating outside at Momocho is a wonderful way to take in a meal, especially if you can't quite take the unique heat of their eclectic menu.
8. Flying Fig (2523 Market Ave)
Flying Fig is one of Cleveland's hippest eateries, and their outdoor seating doesn't disappoint. The appeal of a street-level patio will be evident after just one meal, as it gives you a new (and delicious!) perspective on life in the Forest City.
9. Mia Bella Restaurant (12200 Mayfield Rd)
Mia Bella is one of Little Italy's greatest restaurants. Their unique blend of tradition and modern touches makes for a dining experience that can't be found anywhere else, and taking in all Mia Bella has to offer from their incredible patio makes it even better.
Are there any other fantastic restaurants with patio seating that we overlooked? Tell us about them in the comment section.