2020 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S.A.

La Mar by Gaston Acurio boasts an expansive, tropically-planted patio on Miami's Biscayne Bay

America's Best Restaurant Patios

Make the most of the warm weather by enjoying a meal al fresco. Savor authentic French Creole fare in a courtyard garden in New Orleans, or fresh island fish at a beachfront restaurant in Hawaii.

Here, presented in alphabetical order, are GAYOT's Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S.

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Pacific Rim, Hawaii Regional, Contemporary
Beach House Restaurant
14/20

Savor Hawaii Regional Cuisine, along with striking sunsets and great surfer-watching, at Beach House Restaurant. This is one of Kauai's few places to eat right on the water, featuring an eclectic menu with dishes like furikake-dusted ahi with wasabi mashed potatoes. See More

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Broussard's
13/20

Broussard's patio is reminiscent of the storied New Orleans courtyard gardens of yesteryear. It's elegantly manicured and provides the ideal setting for authentic French Creole fine dining that includes traditional bananas Foster. See More

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Grand Banks
13/20

During the warm weather months in New York, Grand Banks always feels like the place to be. Folks line up to snag seats on this docked-boat restaurant and drinking spot at Pier 25 in TriBeCa. The menu is short, featuring a selection of very good raw oysters as well as soft shell crab, ceviche spiked with habanero and a satisfying lobster roll. See More

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The Grove
14/20

The Grove is nestled amid the tree- and sculpture-filled Discovery Green park in downtown Houston. Its modern Texas menu includes deviled eggs that make for a good appetizer before sinking your teeth into Gulf shrimp and street corn. See More

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La Mar by Gaston Acurio
15/20

La Mar by Gaston Acurio boasts an expansive, tropically-planted patio on Miami's Biscayne Bay. The restaurant offers culinary excitement as well as views, thanks to the vision and recipes of La Mar's Peruvian celebrity chef Gastón Acurio. As the eatery's name suggests, seafood is spotlighted. Flash-marinated raw fish ceviches and tiraditos shine. See More

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Malibu Farm Restaurant & Bar
13/20

Seats on the breezy patio are a hot commodity at Malibu Farm Restaurant & Bar on Malibu Pier. Take in views of the ocean waves while tucking into fresh, unfussy fare such as grilled salmon kale Niçoise salad or mustard lemon roast chicken. See More

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Picasso
18/20

Picasso in Las Vegas boasts a patio with ringside seats for the Fountains of Bellagio water and light show. Chef Julian Serrano and his solid team deliver a culinary extravaganza, featuring delicacies such as warm quail salad with sautéed artichokes and pine nuts. See More

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Pier 6

Gastropub, Seafood, American
Pier 6
14/20

Enjoy expansive views from the outdoor deck of dockside gastropub Pier 6 in Boston. Start with a baked crab cake or some sweet 'n' sticky wings before diving into a lobster roll. See More

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River Roast
14/20

Outdoor riverside seating allows guests to savor summer days and river views at Chicago's River Roast, helmed by chef Tony Mantuano (Spiaggia, Terzo Piano). The entrée list is simple but sufficient, with whole roasted chicken, fish and roast beef carved tableside. See More

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Talavera

Contemporary, Spanish, Steakhouse
Talavera
14/20

Enjoy breathtaking views of the high Sonoran desert from the patio of Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. The menu at this contemporary Spanish steakhouse engages diners with prime meat, poultry and game from boutique purveyors, plus fresh seafood and paella. See More

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