2020 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Detroit Area

Top Restaurant Patios in Detroit

Enjoy dining al fresco? Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a restaurant's patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars.

Check out GAYOT's list of the Top Restaurants for Outdoor Seating in Detroit, presented in alphabetical order.

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Big Rock Chophouse
13/20
Located in the historic Birmingham Train Station, this meat-centric restaurant is a good stop for a house-brewed beer. See More

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Cafe Cortina
12/20
A fireside table and romantic touches elevate this Italian restaurant to out-of-the-ordinary status. See More
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Mediterranean, American Regional
Cafe Zola
13/20
A brunch must-stop for anyone visiting trendy Ann Arbor. See More

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Compari's on the Park
11/20
This bright and cheerful spot offers a menu that runs through the lexicon of Italian-American dishes. See More
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Portofino
13/20
Casual riverfront dining in the form of Italian fare, steaks and seafood. See More
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Rattlesnake
14/20
A longtime Detroit culinary destination with riverfront outdoor dining in summer. See More
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River Crab
13/20
Nestled on the St. Clair River, this delightful restaurant features good seafood as well as can’t-miss chowder. See More

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Sindbad's
12/20
Enjoy river views and everything from perch to burgers at this family-run spot with more than 60 years of experience. See More
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Tom's Oyster Bar
13/20
Located in a small storefront, Tom’s hooks its clientele with good fish and seafood dishes --- especially oysters. See More

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