2020 Best North County Outdoor Dining Restaurants in San Diego Area

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.

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- San Diego
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Argyle Steakhouse
14/20
Steak and California fare at the Aviara Golf Club. See More

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Firenze Trattoria
12/20
Inspired Tuscan design, tasty Italian and welcoming service define this North County trattoria. See More

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Hello Betty Fish House
13/20
Food from the sea and craft beers take center stage at this high-energy, colorful eatery in Oceanside. See More

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Mille Fleurs
15/20
French-California cuisine by executive chef Martin Woesle in Rancho Santa Fe. See More

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Morada
15/20
Seasonal California cuisine at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. See More

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Pacific Coast Grill
14/20
Perched on Cardiff Beach, Pacific Coast Grill is a good spot for sunset cocktails, sushi and Pacific Rim-meets-Modern California cuisine. See More

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Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar
14/20
Enjoy Cal-French cuisine and an expansive wine list in this brasserie wine bar. See More

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The Pony Room
13/20
Enjoy upscale rustic bistro fare in an equestrian-inspired setting at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. See More
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Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant
14/20
This al fresco dining spot features Mediterranean cuisine with California flair. See More

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Vintana Wine + Dine
13/20
Contemporary California cuisine in a unique glass-box penthouse setting above a Lexus dealership in Escondido. See More

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Delicious dessert recipes featuring olive oil
Olive Oil Based Dessert Recipes
Got a sweet tooth? GAYOT has you covered with these dessert recipes featuring olive oil.