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2019 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants
in San Diego's North County

Top Restaurant Patios
in North County

When the weather is just right and you want to dine in the sunshine, try one of these restaurants in San Diego's North County. We've rounded up top restaurants with outdoor seating in Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff and Oceanside.

Discover where to find the best restaurant patios in San Diego's North County with GAYOT's list, presented in alphabetical order.

Find Top Outdoor Dining Restaurants in other cities.

  You can also check GAYOT's Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the following areas:
San Diego
Del Mar
La Jolla

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