Outdoor Dining Guide 

A comprehensive rundown.

This list is as comprehensive as possible, but there are undoubtedly some restaurants and cafes we've missed. Send updates and additions to Editor@EastBayExpress.com, or by snail mail to Outdoor Dining, c/o Ellen Cushing, East Bay Express, 620 3rd St., Oakland, CA 94607.

ALAMEDA

Angela's Bistro and Bar Mediterranean; lunch and dinner. Patio that seats 30-36 people enclosed by railing with umbrellas and heat lamps. 2301 Central Ave., 510-522-5822. AngelasBistroandBar.com

Aroma Restaurant & Catering American; lunch and dinner. Patio overlooking the water with seating for fifty under a canopy. 2337 Blanding Ave., 510-865-4484. Aroma-CA.com

Asena Californian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Six tables seat twenty on side patio with flowers. 2508 Santa Clara Ave., 510-521-4100. AsenaRestaurant.com

BarCeluna Tapas; dinner. Enclosed patio with seating for twelve people. 2319 Santa Clara Ave., 510-521-5862. BarCelunaAlameda.com

The Beanery Pastries, bagels; breakfast and lunch. Four sidewalk tables with big umbrellas, dog friendly. 1650 Park St., 510-521-8800.

Blue Dot Cafe and Coffee Bar Sandwiches, pastries; breakfast and lunch. Sidewalk tables. 1910 Encinal Ave., 510-523-2583. BlueDotCafeandCoffeeBar.com

BurgerMeister Burgers, hot dogs; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Patio with seven tables shaded by umbrellas. Dog friendly. 2319 Central Ave., 510-865-3032. BurgerMeisterSF.com

Cafe Central Pastries; breakfast and lunch. Sidewalk seating. 2300 Central Ave., 510-864-0360.

C'era Una Volta Italian; coffee, brunch, lunch. Patio seating accommodates around 20 diners, with umbrellas, potted plants and occasional live music. 1332 Park St., 510-769-4828. CeraUnaVolta.us

Chipotle Mexican Grill Mexican; lunch and dinner. Semi-enclosed patio with ten tables, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 2314 South Shore Center Dr., 510-337-1592. Chipotle.com

Croll's Pizza Pizza; lunch and dinner. Back patio with four tables and umbrellas. 705 Central Ave., 510-864-2828. CrollsPizza.com

Daphne's Greek Cafe Greek; lunch and dinner. Patio with seven tables and umbrellas. 2308 South Shore Center Dr., 510-769-1483. DaphnesGreekCafe.com.

FruittiYogi Frozen yogurt, noodles, tea, smoothies; open all day. Two sidewalk tables under an awning. 2321 Santa Clara Ave., 510-814-8899. FruittiYogi.com

Fudgelato Sandwiches, salad, ice cream; lunch and dinner. Enclosed patio with four tables and umbrellas. 2353 Santa Clara Ave., 510-748-9697.

Jim's on the Course American; breakfast and lunch. Courtyard with 15 tables, umbrellas, dog friendly. 1 Club House Memorial Rd., 510-337-9950.

Julie's Coffee & Tea Garden Coffeehouse, plus pizza and pastries, soups and salads; lunch and dinner. Patio with benches and tables, flowers, herbs, and shrubbery. 1223 Park St., 510-865-2385. JuliesTea.com

Linguini's Restaurant Italian; lunch and dinner. Small sidewalk patio, partially covered. 1508 Park St., 510-521-2141. LinguinisRestaurant.com

Troy Greek; lunch and dinner. Three sidewalk tables. 2318 Central Ave., 510-522-2800.

Otaez Mexican; breakfast, lunch, dinner; bar. Tiled patio in front with eight tables and umbrellas. 1619 Webster St., 510-521-9090. OtaezRestaurant.com

Pappo Mediterranean; brunch, lunch, dinner. Small patio with seating for eight people. 2320 Central Ave., 510-337-9100. PappoRestaurant.com

Sandwich Board Deli; lunch. One bench, one table, and one chair in front with awning. 2412 Webb St., 510-521-3366.

Scolari's Good Eats American diner food; lunch and dinner. Two small sidewalk tables. 3103 Park St., 510-521-2400.

Speisekammer German; brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar with German beers on tap. Biergarten with picnic tables shaded by umbrellas. 2424 Lincoln Ave., 510-522-1300. Speisekammer.com

Sushi House Japanese, sushi; lunch and dinner. Glass enclosed patio with seating for 53 people. 2375 Shoreline Dr., 510-865-0999. E-SushiHouse.com

Tomatina Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. A rear patio features six tables with umbrellas for shade. 1338 Park St., 510-521-1000. Tomatina.com

Tucker's Ice Cream Ice cream, cake, fudge, pastries and coffee; lunch, dinner, dessert, and late-night. Rear patio with greenery seats around 25 people. 1349 Park St., 510-522-4960. TuckersIceCream.com

Wescafe Bagels, pastries; breakfast and lunch. Eight tables in front and next to café. 1536 Webster Ave., 510-522-7200. TheWescafe.com

Yojimbo Japanese, sushi; lunch and dinner. One sidewalk table. 1221 Park St., 510-523-4120. YojimboSushi.com

Zeytini Mediterranean; lunch and dinner. Patio with seven tables and umbrellas in shopping plaza. 2213 South Shore Center, 510-337-9844. ZeytiniAlameda.com

ALBANY

Bua Luang Thai; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk tables. 1166 Solano Ave., 510-527-8288.

Cafe Raj Indian and Pakistani; lunch, dinner, late-night; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables under an awning. 1158 Solano Ave., 510-524-5667. CafeRajOnline.com

Cafeina Sandwiches, baked desserts, and coffee; breakfast and lunch. Three sidewalk tables. 1389 Solano Ave., 510-526-6069. CafeCafeina.com

Christopher's Nothing Fancy Cafe Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer, wine and some cocktails. Six patio tables by a fountain. 1019 San Pablo Ave., 510-526-1185.

Fonda Solana Tapas; weekend brunch, dinner, late-night; beer, wine, and some cocktails.. Front patio with three tables and awning. 1501 Solano Ave., 510-559-9006. FondaSolana.com

Hamro Aangan Indian-Nepalese; lunch and dinner. Several tables in a courtyard patio with umbrellas. 856 San Pablo Ave., 510-524-2220, HamroAangan.com.

Jodie's Restaurant American and some Mexican; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Four sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 902 Masonic Ave., 510-526-1109. Djovida.com/Jodie

Meal Ticket Californian; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Uncovered patio out back with eight tables. 1235 San Pablo Ave., 510-526-6325.

Nizza La Bella Italian; dinner; full bar. Enclosed, heated sidewalk eating area. 825 San Pablo Ave., 510-526-2552. NizzaLaBella.com

Rendez-Vous Cafe Bistro French; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; wine and beer. Five outdoor tables with umbrellas evoke Parisian street cafes. 1111 Solano Ave., 510-527-4111. RendezVousCafeBistro.SynthaSitecom

Sam's Log Cabin American; breakfast and lunch. Four tables on a brick patio lined with redwoods, wisteria vines, and an herb garden. 945 San Pablo Ave., 510-558-0494.

Sophia Cafe Middle Eastern/Mediterranean; lunch, dinner. Three sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 1247 Solano Ave., 510-526-8663. SophiaCafe.net.

Sunny Side Cafe American; breakfast and lunch. Six sidewalk tables with heaters. 1499 Solano Ave., 510-527-5383. TheSunnySideCafe.com

Zaki Kabob House Middle Eastern; lunch and dinner. 1101 San Pablo Ave., 510-527-5452. ZakiMedCuisine.com.

BERKELEY

900 Grayson Restaurant Fusion/Californian; breakfast, lunch, and Saturday brunch; beer, wine and some cocktails. Patio seating featuring eight tables, some with umbrellas. 900 Grayson St., 510-704-9900. 900Grayson.com

Adagia Californian/Mediterranean; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Sunny garden patio in front with walkways, benches, and grass; courtyard in back seats around 48 at teak tables amid foliage and elegant archways. 2700 Bancroft Way, 510-647-2300. AdagiaRestaurant.com

Alborz Persian Cuisine Persian; elegant salads and exotic entrées; lunch and dinner; wine and beer. Eight sidewalk tables, some with umbrellas. 2142 Center St., 510-848-8877.

Athineon Greek; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 1941 University Ave., 510-705-8500. Athineon1.com.

Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers American; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Two outdoor tables. 1591 Solano Ave., 510-526-8185. BarneysHamburgers.com

Bel Forno Sandwiches, salads, pastries, and coffee; breakfast and lunch. Outdoor tables with view of Gourmet Ghetto. 1400 Shattuck Ave., 510-644-1601.

Berkeley Thai House Thai; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Wooden garden patio upstairs seats around a hundred with heaters and umbrellas. 2511 Channing Way, 510-843-7352. BerkeleyThaiHouse.com

Bette's Oceanview Diner American/new American; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Several sidewalk tables. 1807 Fourth St., 510-644-3230. WorldPantry.com/Bettes.

Bistro Liaison French; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; full bar. Six street-side tables with wide umbrellas. 1849 Shattuck Ave., 510-849-2155. LiaisonBistro.com

Bobby G's Pizzeria Pizza, pasta, and sandwiches; lunch and dinner. Three sidewalk tables. 2072 University Ave., 510-665-8866. BobbyGsPizzeria.com.

Bongo Burger Burgers and other sandwiches; breakfast, lunch and dinner. Two locations with small outdoor seating areas. 2154 Center St., 510-548-7700; 2505 Dwight Way, 510-548-4100. BongoBurger.com.

Brazil Fresh Squeeze Cafe Brazilian; lunch and dinner. Five tables, some under a canopy. 2161 University Ave., 510-845-8011.

Bread Workshop California cuisine/bakery; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. One table outside under an overhang. 1398 University Ave., 510-649-9740. TheBreadWorkshop.com

Cafe Fanny French-American; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Nine tables outside on an outdoor patio partially shaded by an awning. 1603 San Pablo Ave., 510-524-5451. CafeFanny.com

Cafe Leila Californian/Mediterranean; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Outdoor patio with forty tables amid a fountain and garden. 1724 San Pablo Ave., 510-525-7544.

Cafe M American/breakfast; all-day breakfast, brunch, lunch; beer and wine. Front patio with eight tables shaded by two huge umbrellas and an awning, plus greenery and heaters. 1799 F Fourth St., 510-526-4429. CafeMBerkeley.com.

Cafe Muse Raw and organic deli; lunch; beer, wine, and sake. Seating for ten or so shaded by umbrellas in garden adjacent to Berkeley Art Museum. 2625 Durant Ave., 510-548-4366, RawCafeMuse.com

Cafe Panini Sandwiches, salads and pastries; lunch. Brick patio nestled in Trumpetvine Court has 21 umbrella-shaded tables, next to Jupiter. 2115 Allston Way, 510-849-0405. Cafe-Panini.net

Cafe Rouge American/Mediterranean; lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; full bar. Front sidewalk seating with around ten tables shaded by umbrellas and awning. 1782 Fourth St., 510-525-1440. CafeRouge.net

Cafe Strada Coffee, tea, and pastries; open all day and late night. Many outdoor tables, some sheltered. 2300 College Ave., 510-843-5282.

Cafe Zeste Californian/new American; lunch. Tables with umbrellas seat up to 22 next to the lawn in front of Strawberry Creek Design Center. 1250 Addison St., 510-704-9378.

Casa Latina Mexican/bakery; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Three sidewalk tables. 1805 San Pablo Ave., 510-558-7177.

Casa Vino American; dinner. Covered patio with an awning and seating for 35. 3136 Sacramento St., 510-654-5410. CafeCasa.net.

César Tapas; lunch, dinner; full bar. Several sidewalk tables. 1515 Shattuck Ave., 510-883-0222. BarCesar.com

Chick-O-Pea's Middle Eastern; lunch and dinner. Nine tables in total, patio and sidewalk seating. 1926 Shattuck Ave., 510-540-8880. ChickoPeas.com

Cinnaholic Vegan cinnamon rolls; open all day. Limited sidewalk seating. 2132 Oxford St., 510-647-8684. Cinnaholic.com.

Cioccolata Di Vino Italian, desserts; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 1801 Shattuck Ave., 510-898-1392. CioccolatadiVino.com

Crixa Cakes Eastern European-style bakery; open all day. Five sidewalk tables. 2748 Adeline St., 510-548-0421, CrixaCakes.com

Crepevine New American; lunch and dinner. Ten to twelve sidewalk tables. 1600 Shattuck Ave., 510-705-1836.

CU Japanese Fusion Japanese; lunch and dinner. Six sidewalk tables. 2152 Center St., 510-704-1814. CUSushi.com

The Cheeseboard Collective Bread, cheese, pastries, and pizza; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Four tables under awning. 1512 Shattuck Ave., 510-549-3055. CheeseboardCollective.coop

Da Lian Chinese; lunch and dinner. One table out front. 1674 Shattuck Ave., 510-883-1883.

Dara Thai/Laotian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Patio with ten tables and antique-carved wooden statuary, some tree shade. 1549 Shattuck Ave., 510-841-2002.

Ethiopia Restaurant Ethiopian; lunch and dinner. Three sidewalk tables in front, and covered garden patio out back with eight tables. 2955 Telegraph Ave., 510-843-1992. EthiopiaRestaurant.com

Fertile Grounds Cafe Sandwiches, desserts, and coffees; lunch. Two sidewalk tables and a bench shaded by umbrellas. 1796 Shattuck Ave., 510-548-1423.

Filippos Restaurant Italian; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Alley has six tables under an awning, with heaters. 2930 College Ave., 510-644-3848.

Free Speech Movement Cafe Sandwiches, salads, and coffee; lunch, dinner, and late-night. Attached to UC Berkeley's Moffitt Library; lots of outdoor tables with seating for around 100 (with view of the campus). UC Berkeley campus; 510-666-0805.

Gallegos Mexican Food Mexican; lunch and dinner. Back patio with covered seating for about twenty. 2220 San Pablo Ave., 510-841-9710.

Gather Local/sustainable California cuisine; brunch, lunch and dinner. Side patio with ample seating, much of which is covered. 2220 Oxford St., 510-809-0400. GatherRestauarant.com.

Grégoire French; lunch, dinner. Two sidewalk tables shaded by an awning. 2109 Cedar St., 510-883-1893. GregoireRestaurant.com

Guerilla Café Coffee, sandwiches, and light fare; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Limited sidewalk seating. 1620 Shattuck Ave., 510-845-2233. GuerillaCafe.com.

Herbivore Vegan; breakfast, lunch and dinner; beer, wine, and some cocktails. Three sidewalk tables. 2451 Shattuck Ave., 510-665-1675. HerbivoreRestaurant.com

Homemade Cafe American; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Four tables shaded by awning. 2454 Sacramento St., 510-845-1940. HomemadeCafe.com.

House of Curries Pakistani; lunch and dinner. Four sidewalk tables. 2984 College Ave., 510-841-1688.

Imperial Tea Court Teahouse; open all day. Large outdoor area with tables and wood-slatted benches; surrounded by large Chinese sculptures, a willow tree, and a miniature creek. 1511 Shattuck Ave., 510-540-8888, ImperialTea.com

International House Cafe American coffeehouse; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine; Ten tables on two garden patios overlooking Piedmont Avenue and UC Berkeley campus. 2299 Piedmont Ave., 510-643-9932.

Ironwood BBQ Barbecue; lunch and dinner. Limited sidewalk seating. 2130 Oxford St., 510-981-8028. IronwoodBBQBerkeley.com.

Jimmy Bean's Californian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Six storefront tables with umbrellas. 1290 Sixth St., 510-528-3435. JimmyBeans.com

Joshu-Ya Japanese; lunch and dinner; sake, wine, and beer. Around six tables in fenced front garden seat around 35 people, plus fountain and heat lamps. 2441 Dwight Way, 510-848-5260. Joshu-Ya.com

Jupiter Californian gastropub; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Two-level beer garden with ivy, trumpet vine, fire pit, heat lamps, and live music. 2181 Shattuck Ave., 510-843-8277. JupiterBeer.com

King Yen Restaurant Chinese; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Four tables on a shaded patio. 2995 College Ave., 510-845-1286.

Kirin Chinese; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Enclosed back patio with awning and foliage. 1767 Solano Ave., 510-524-1677. TheKirin.com

La Costa Mariscos Mexican; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open-air atmosphere with outside seating. 3625 International Blvd., 510-533-9566.

La Méditerranée Mediterranean; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Heated outdoor garden patio with awning seats 32 people. 2936 College Ave., 510-540-7773. LaMediterranee.net

Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub Pizza and pub; lunch, dinner, and late-night; beer and wine. Large outdoor patio with heat lamps. 2033 San Pablo Ave., 510-845-1652, LanesplitterPizza.com

La Note French; brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Rear patio with twenty tables, heat lamps, and quaint, provincial decor. 2377 Shattuck Ave., 510-843-1535. LaNoteRestaurant.com

La Palmita Café Mexican; lunch. Back patio with several small tables and umbrellas. 1335 San Pablo Ave., 510-525-4589.

Le Bateau Ivre Cafe French; breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner; beer, wine, and some cocktails. Double patio with wrought-iron fencing, trees and umbrellas for shade, and seating for forty people. 2629 Telegraph Ave., 510-849-1100. LeBateauIvre.net

Le Petit Cheval Vietnamese; lunch and dinner. Two patios with seating for 58, umbrellas on some tables. 2600 Bancroft Way, 510-704-8018.

Local 123 Coffee, pastries, salads, sandwiches; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Small back patio with seating for about a dozen people. 2049 San Pablo Ave., 510-647-5270.

Mokka Sandwiches, pastries, and coffee; breakfast and lunch. Four sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 3075 Telegraph Ave., 510-848-8909. MokkaCoffee.com

Musical Offering Cafe Sandwiches and pastries; breakfast and lunch. Four sidewalk tables. 2430 Bancroft Way, 510-849-0211. MusicalOffering.com

O Chamé Japanese-inspired; lunch and dinner; beer, wine, and sake. Front patio has eight tables with cushioned seats; shaded by awning and a large spruce tree and candlelit at night. 1830 Fourth St., 510-841-8783.

Paisan Italian; lunch and dinner. Small patio. 2514 San Pablo Ave., 510-649-1031. PaisanBerkeley.com.

Paragon California cuisine; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Wooden deck with seventeen tables, heat lamps, and a view of the bay. Claremont Resort and Spa, 41 Tunnel Rd., 510-549-8585. ParagonRestaurant.com

Picante Taqueria Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer, wine, and some cocktails. Sidewalk tables out front and a side garden patio. 1328 Sixth St., 510-525-3121.

PIQ Italian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. LED-lit enclosed sidewalk patio. 91 Shattuck Ave., 510-540-7700. PIQBerkeley.com.

Rick and Ann's American; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Several tables in an enclosed, heated, sidewalk patio. 2922 Domingo Ave., 510-649-8538. RickandAnns.com.

Riva Cucina Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Eight to ten tables on outdoor piazza. 800 Heinz Ave., 510-841-7482. RivaCucina.com

Roxie Delicatessen Deli; breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Five sidewalk tables. 2999 Shattuck Ave., 510-841-3030.

Saul's Restaurant and Deli New York-style deli; breakfast, lunch, dinner; wine, beer and some cocktails. Four sidewalk tables, but no full service outside. 1475 Shattuck Ave., 510-848-3354. SaulsDeli.com

Sea Salt Seafood; lunch, dinner, weekend brunch; beer, wine, and some cocktails. Patio seating with awning and heaters accommodates around fifty people at happy hour. 2512 San Pablo Ave., 510-883-1720. SeaSaltRestaurant.com.

Slow California cuisine; lunch and dinner. Small rose garden back patio. 1966 university Ave., 510-647-3663. SlowBerkeley.com

Smokehouse Burgers; lunch, dinner, and late-night. Covered patio with picnic benches and a small area heater. 3115 Telegraph Ave., 510-845-3640.

Soop Soup; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk and patio tables. 1511 Shattuck Ave., 510-548-7667. SoopToGo.com

The Sunny Side Cafe American; breakfast and lunch. Six sidewalk tables with natural shade. 2136 Oxford St., 510-845-9900. TheSunnySideCafe.com

Tacubaya Mexican; breakfast, brunch, and lunch; beer and wine. Shared patio with Pasta Shop, plus tables in front plaza. 1788 Fourth St., 510-525-5160. Tacubaya.net

Tandoor Kitchen Indian; lunch and dinner. Patio and sidewalk seating for sixteen people. 2598 Telegraph Ave., 510-843-3951.

Tomate Café American; breakfast and lunch. Patio with twelve tables. 2265 Fifth St., 510-549-9885.

Tomatina Italian; lunch and dinner. About ten sidewalk tables in a fenced-off area. 2132 Center St., 510-849-0000. Tomatina.com

Triple Rock American/gastropub; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Upstairs patio. 1920 Shattuck Ave., 510-843-2739. TripleRock.com

Uncommon Cafe Coffeehouse; breakfast and lunch; pastries. Patio with pond and five umbrella-shaded tables enclosed in latticework fence. 2813 Seventh St., 510-845-5264. UncommonGrounds.net

Vanessa's Bistro French-Vietnamese fusion; dinner; full bar. Semi-enclosed patio in front with seating for twelve people. 1715 Solano Ave., 510-525-8300 VanessasBistro.com

Vault Cafe Coffeehouse with sandwiches and pastries; breakfast, brunch, lunch; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables. 3250 Adeline St., 510-595-9600. .

Viva Taqueria Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer. Tables outside under umbrellas. 2984 Russell St., 510-843-5565.

Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai; Sunday brunch only. Seating for more than a hundred in backyard. 1911 Russell St., 510-849-3419.

Zabu Zabu Japanese; lunch and dinner; beer, sake, and wine. Outdoor patio with five tables. 1919 Addison St., 510-848-9228. Zabu-Zabu.com

Zut! Mediterranean; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer, wine, and some cocktails. Outdoor patio. 1820 Fourth St., 510-644-0444. ZutonFourth.com

EL CERRITO

The Junket European-style deli/grocery; open all day. Four outdoor tables under an awning face El Cerrito Plaza parking area. 235 El Cerrito Plaza; 510-524-4622. TheJunket.com

Little Ange's Bar/steakhouse; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A patio out back has three tables. 6115 Potrero Ave., 510-232-8979.

Well Grounded Tea & Coffee Bar Coffee, tea, and sandwiches; breakfast and lunch. Three sidewalk tables. 6925 Stockton Ave., 510-528-4709. Well-Grounded.com

EMERYVILLE

Arizmendi Bakery & Pizzeria Bakery/pizza; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Covered patio with four small tables and two open-air benches. 4301 San Pablo Ave., 510-547-0550. Arizmendi-Bakery.org

Asqew Grill Californian; lunch, dinner, and snacks; beer and wine. Seating for up to thirty on front patio, with heaters and lovely plants. 5614 Bay St., 510-595-7471. AsqewGrill.com

Bucci's Californian-Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Garden patio with five to twelve tables, depending on the weather. 6121 Hollis St., 510-547-4725. Buccis.com

Café Aquarius American/New American; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Street seating. 1298 65th St., 510-655-2782. CafeAquarius.net/Site

California Pizza Kitchen Pizza; lunch, dinner, and brunch. Patio with heat lamps and nine tables enclosed by a guardrail. 5614 Bay St., Ste. 244, 510-654-0750. CPK.com

E-22 Cafe Italian; lunch and dinner; wine bar; pizza and panini. Open outdoor patio. 1366 Powell St., 510-735-9714. E22Cafe.com

Manzanita Vegetarian and vegan; lunch and dinner. Side patio with tables under big green umbrellas. 1050 40th St., 510-985-8386.

P.F. Chang's China Bistro Chinese; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio with heaters and five tables. 5633 Bay St., 510-879-0990. PFChangs.com

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer. Terrace patio with fourteen tables and a heat lamp. 5614 Bay St., Ste. 233, 510-420-0450, Rubios.com

Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe American; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night; beer and wine. Forty seats on a sidewalk patio shaded by umbrellas, plus a stylish wait staff. 4081 Hollis St., 510-594-1221. RudysCantFailCafe.com

Townhouse Bar and Grill American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Enclosed patio with fountain, seats around 65. 5862 Doyle St., 510-652-6151, TownhouseBarandGrill.com.

Zao Noodle Bar Chinese; lunch and dinner; wine, beer, and sake. Small terrace patio with ten tables and a fireplace. 5614 Bay St., Ste. 234, 510-595-2888, ZaoNoodle.com

KENSINGTON

The Arlington American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Three sidewalk tables partially shaded by an overhang. 269 Arlington Ave., 510-525-3900. 269theArlington.com

Post Meridian French; dinner and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Four sidewalk tables under an awning. 1568 Oak View Ave., 510-525-1350. PostMeridianRestaurant.com

OAKLAND

À Côté Californian; dinner; full bar. Italian-style outdoor setting with columns, fountain, herb garden, grapevines, and lemon and avocado trees. Retractable awnings and velvet curtains plus radiant heaters. 5478 College Ave., 510-655-6469. ACoteRestaurant.com

Anotejeria El Chilar Mexican; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 365 17th St., 510-835-0746.

Arizmendi Bakery/pizza; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Three sidewalk tables. 3265 Lakeshore Ave., 510-268-8849. ArizmendiBakery.org.

Aunt Mary's Cafe American/Southern soul food; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Covered front patio with seven tables.

4307 Telegraph Ave., 510-601-9227. AuntMarysCafe.com

Autobahn Cafe Sandwiches, salads, pastries; breakfast, and lunch. Enclosed, well-shaded back patio with seating for 14, one table out front with umbrella. 571 5th St., 510-836-1234.

B Restaurant and Bar American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Two separate patios separated with wrought-iron gate, seating for 25-30, dog friendly, partially shaded by awning, heat lamps. 499 9th St., 510-251-8770.

Bacheeso's Mediterranean; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 20-25. 246 Grand Ave., 510-891-1496.

Bakesale Betty American; sandwiches, salads, baked goods and coffees; breakfast and lunch. Cute sidewalk ironing board tables and stools. 5098 Telegraph Ave., 510-985-1213. BakesaleBetty.com

Barclay's Restaurant and Pub American/gastropub; lunch and dinner; full bar. Sunken patio with eight tables. 5940 College Ave., 510-654-1650. BarclaysPub.com

Barney's Gourmet Burgers American diner; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Twenty-two sturdy wood tables out back on an ivy-bedecked brick patio, shaded by trees. 4162 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-7180; 5819 College Ave., 510-601-0444, BarneysHamburgers.com

Bay Wolf Cafe and Restaurant Californian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Eucalyptus-screened, heated veranda with removable windows seats forty. 3853 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-6004. BayWolf.com

Blackberry Bistro Southern/breakfast; breakfast, brunch and lunch; beer, wine, and some cocktails. Seven to eight sidewalk tables in front with an awning. 4240 Park Blvd., 510-336-1088. BlackberryBistro.com

Bocanova Latin American; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Patio with 25 tables, umbrellas, heat lamps, and a view of the bay. 55 Webster St., 510-444-1233.

Cafe 15 American; breakfast and brunch. Sidewalk patio with nine tables, heat lamps. 597 15th St., 510-891-3900

Cafe Colucci Ethiopian and Eritrean; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Four sidewalk tables under umbrellas, with heaters and leafy plants. 6427 Telegraph Ave., 510-601-7999. CafeColucci.com

Cafe Lyon French; lunch and dinner; wine and beer. Six sidewalk tables. 5701 College Ave., 510-547-0800. CafeLyon.com

Cafe Rustica Italian, pizza; lunch and dinner; full bar. Four sidewalk tables in front with umbrellas; the tropical-themed Conga Lounge upstairs also has outdoor seating. 5422 College Ave., 510-654-1601. CafeRustica.com

Cana Cuban; breakfast, lunch, Saturday brunch, dinner, late night. Small, enclosed sidewalk patio. 530 Lake Park Ave., 510-832-1515.

César Piedmont California/tapas; lunch and dinner; full bar. Sidewalk tables on a street-front patio. 4039 Piedmont Ave., 510-985-1200. BarCesar.com

Chez Simone French; lunch, brunch, and dinner; wine. Second-floor patio open depending on weather. 4125 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-1034.

City Grille American; breakfast and lunch. Six tables out front, shaded by umbrellas and trees. 1259 Jefferson St., 510-835-2288.

Chop Bar American/gastropub; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Patio with two tables, outdoor breakfast bar/rail that seats 15-20 people. 247 4th St., 510-834-2467.

Christopher's Burger Burgers; lunch and dinner. Four sidewalk tables shaded by an awning. 5295 College Ave., 510-601-8828.

Cock-a-doodle Cafe American; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Back garden patio with heaters, umbrellas, and seating for about fifteen. 719 Washington St., 510-465-5400. CockadoodleCafe.com

The Coffee Mill & Bakery American, pastries; lunch and dinner. Patio with thirty tables. 3363 Grand Ave., 510-465-4224.

Connie's Cantina Mexican; breakfast, lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Back patio with dazzling murals and space for up to 45. 3340 Grand Ave., 510-839-4986. ConniesCantina.com

Crepevine Crepes/American; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night; beer and wine. Patio seating under a heated, covered roof. 5600 College Ave., 510-658-2026. Crepvine.com

Dareye Hide a way Ethiopian Restaurant Ethiopian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Patio and sidewalk seating, 15 tables, shaded by umbrellas. 6430 Telegraph Ave., 510-891-1028.

Doña Tomás Mexican; dinner; full bar. Brick patio with a fountain and seating for up to sixteen people. 5004 Telegraph Ave., 510-450-0522. DonaTomas.com

Dopo Italian; lunch and dinner; beer, wine and some cocktails. Outdoor garden with four tables on the side and three in front. 4293 Piedmont Ave., 510-652-3676.

Drunken Fish Japanese, sushi; lunch and dinner; Patio with ten tables, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 3314 Piedmont Ave., 510-645-1912.

Encuentro Vegetarian/California cuisine/wine bar; dinner; wine and beer. Patio seating. 202 2nd St., 510-832-9463. EncuentroOakland.com.

Everett & Jones Barbeque Barbecue; lunch and dinner; full bar. About ten tables out front. 126 Broadway Ave., 510-663-2350. EandJBBQ.com

The Fat Lady American; brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Patio seating. 201 Washington St., 510-465-4996.

Fenton's Creamery & Restaurant American/ice cream; lunch and dinner. Patio with umbrellas and heat lamps, kid and pet friendly. 4226 Piedmont Ave., 510-658-7000.

Filippos Restaurant Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Ten sidewalk tables under an awning. 5400 College Ave., 510-601-8646. Filippos.biz

Garibaldi's Italian; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk seating for twelve. 5356 College Ave., 510-595-4000.

Genova Delicatessen Deli; lunch and dinner. Small outdoor patio. 5095 Telegraph Ave., 510-652-7041.

Ghazal Indian Cuisine Indian; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 131 Broadway, 510-268-9500.

The Grand Tavern American/gastropub; lunch and dinner. Back patio with seven tables, front patio with five tables, umbrellas and heat lamps. 3601 Grand Ave., 510-444-4644.

Homeroom Mac-n-cheese; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables. 400 40th St., 510-597-0400. Homeroom510.com.

Holy Land Mediterranean; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables under a large blue awning. 677 Rand Ave., 510-272-0535. HolyLandRestaurant.com

Hudson Bay Cafe Italian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seven sidewalk tables. 5401 College Ave., 510-658-0214.

Il Pescatore Italian; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; full bar. Rear patio with twelve tables and umbrellas. Jack London Sq., 510-465-2188. IlPescatoreRistorante.com

Italian Colors Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio with garden and large fountain offers seating for 40, most under awnings; view of the Oakland Hills. 2220 Mountain Blvd., 510-482-8094. ItalianColorsRestaurant.com

Khana Peena Indian; lunch, dinner; beer and wine. Covered patio (heated when necessary), with seating for up to sixty people. 5318 College Ave., 510-658-2300.

Kincaid's Bayhouse Seafood, steakhouses; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 30, umbrellas on some tables. 1 Franklin St., 510-835-8600.

Lake Chalet Seafood/new American; lunch and dinner. Full bar. Hundred-year-old renovated boathouse on Lake Merritt. 1520 Lakeside Dr., 510-208-5853. TheLakeChalet.com.

Lakeshore Cafe Sandwiches, burgers, and salads; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Enclosed, secluded patio in back, festooned with ivy, pillars and fountain. 3257 Lakeshore Ave., 510-832-4374. LakseshoreCafe.net

Leaning Tower of Pizza Pizza; lunch and dinner. Four sidewalk tables. 498 Wesley Ave., 510-444-6824.

Levende East California cuisine; lunch and dinner; full bar. Three four-top and four two-top tables on sidewalk. 827 Washington St., 510-835-5585. Levende.com

Lynn & Lu's Escapade Cafe American; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Sidewalk tables plus an upstairs patio with ten tables. 3353 Grand Ave., 510-835-5705.

Mama Buzz Cafe Pastries, coffee, sandwiches; open all day; beer and wine. Backyard patio with seating for 25, and three sidewalk tables in front. 2318 Telegraph Ave., 510-465-4073. MamaBuzzCafe.com

Marc 49 Tapas/wine bar; dinner; wine and beer. Seating for fifteen on two separate patios with heat lamps. 4915 Telegraph Ave., 510-652-2100.

Messob Ethiopian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Patio in front with four tables and umbrellas. 4301 Piedmont Ave., 510-428-1122. Messob.org

Miss Pearl's Jam House Caribbean; lunch and dinner; full bar. Two patios with umbrellas and heat lamps, seating for 50-100 people. 1 Broadway, 510-444-7171.

Montclair Bistro French/American; dinner; wine and beer. Small patio/walkway with 3 tables. 6118 Medau Pl., 510-482-8282.

Nama Japanese Cuisine Japanese; lunch and dinner. Six to eight tables outside. 3400 Fruitvale Ave., 510-530-8564. Namadimond.blogspot.com

Nan Yang Burmese; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Storefront patio made of marble with three small tables, seats about ten. 6048 College Ave., 510-655-3298.

Nomad Cafe Californian; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Seven tables under awnings; live music some nights. 6500 Shattuck Ave., 510-595-5344. NomadCafe.net

Noodle Theory Asian; lunch and dinner. Three to four sidewalk tables covered by an awning. 3242 Scott St., 510-595-6988.

Oliveto Italian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; full bar. When the weather is nice, the downstairs walk-in cafe opens up to four tables onto the street. 5655 College Ave., 510-547-5356. Oliveto.com

Pacific Coast Brewing Company American; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Patio with foliage and seating for 30-35 people. 906 Washington St., 510-836-2739.

Park Avenue Bar & Grill American; brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Patio with six tables, umbrellas when needed. 4184 Piedmont Ave., 510-985-0900.

Penelope American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Six sidewalk tables. 555 12th St., 510-834-0404.

Picán Southern; lunch and dinner. Patio with ten tables and heat lamps, enclosed by a railing. 2295 Broadway, 510-834-1000.

Pizzaiolo Italian; dinner; full bar. Eight uncovered tables in courtyard out back. Closed Sun. 5008 Telegraph Ave., 510-652-4888. PizzaioloOakland.com

Pomodoro Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Nineteen tables on raised patio, with heat lamps and umbrellas. 5500 College Ave., 510-923-0900.

Powderface Coffee and Beignets Cafe/Cajun/Creole; all-day breakfast, and lunch. Patio seating for up to thirty at tables with umbrellas. 3411 E. 12th St., Ste. 134, Fruitvale Village, 510-536-3223. Powderface.net

Quinn's Lighthouse Seafood; lunch and dinner; full bar. Up to 35 seats on a second-story deck, which surrounds the bar and offers views of the marina and estuary. 1951 Embarcadero East, Embarcadero Cove Marina, 510-536-2050. QuinnsLighthouse.com

Ratto's Market and Deli Sandwiches, prepared foods, and other Italian deli fare; lunch. Several small sidewalk tables. 821 Washington St., 510-832-6503.Rattos.com.

Rio California Brazilian; breakfast and lunch. Deck with thirteen tables and umbrellas, view of Preservation Park. 510-834-2565.

Rooz Cafe Sandwiches; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Two sidewalk benches with seating for six to eight people, shaded by umbrella. 1918 Park Ave., 510-267-0110.

Rudy's Can't Fail American/diner food; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk seating. 18th St. and Telegraph Ave., exact address and phone TBA. RudysCantFailCafe.com.

Sabuy Sabuy Thai; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Ten tables in an enclosed garden courtyard with an orange tree and fountain. 5231 College Ave., 510-653-8587.

Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar Seafood; dinner. Patio with fifteen tables. 2 Broadway, 510-444-3456.

Somerset American; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; full bar. Trellised patio out back adorned with wisteria and other flowers. 5912 College Ave., 510-428-1823, SomersetRestaurant.com

Spice Monkey California cuisine; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Two sidewalk tables. 1628 Webster St., 510-268-0170.

SR24 American/new American; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Seven outdoor tables in the shopping plaza. 5179 Telegraph St, 510-655-9300.

Tamale Queen/World Cup Coffee Mexican; breakfast, lunch, and early dinner. Garden patio with four tables. 1212 Fruitvale Ave., 510-436-7455.

Tamarindo Antojeria Mexicana Mexican; lunch and dinner; full bar. Street-side dining with six tables. 468 8th St., 510-444-1944. TamarindoAntojeria.com

Taqueria Las Comadres II Mexican; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 2081 Mountain Blvd., 510-339-9002.

Taqueria San Jose Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer. Eight tables on side patio with fountains, umbrellas, and trees. 3433 International Blvd., 510-533-5748.

Trattoria Laurellinos Italian; lunch and dinner. Small patio with umbrellas and occasional live music. Four small and two big tables. 4171 Macarthur Blvd., 510-530-3600.

Tribu Cafe Coffee, pastries, sandwiches, soup; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Six sidewalk tables with umbrellas, dog friendly. 6501 San Pablo Ave., 510-653-6501.

Tropix Caribbean Restaurant Caribbean/Gulf Coast; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Jamaican-themed patio with heat lamps, umbrellas, and an awning holds thirteen tables. 3814 Piedmont Ave., 510-653-2444. TropixRestaurant.com

Vulcan Thai Thai; lunch and dinner. Patio has four tables with umbrellas. 915 45th Ave., 510-536-6303.

Wasabi Japanese; dinner and late night. Outdoor seating accommodates up to fifty. 1611 2nd Ave., 510-836-1611, OaklandWasabi.com

Xolo Mexican; lunch, dinner, and late-night; beer and wine. Three sidewalk tables. 1916 Telegraph Ave., 510-986-0151. XoloTaqueria.com.

Yardie Jerk Caribbean; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for ten people, as well as two tables out front. 3301 San Pablo Ave., 510-547-4900. YardieJerk.com

Z Cafe and Bar Californian; breakfast, lunch, dinner; beer, wine, and some cocktails. Six tables on patio with awning. 2735 Broadway, 510-663-2905. ZCafeandBar.com

Zza's Trattoria Italian; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Overhang shades four sidewalk tables overlooking lake. 552 Grand Ave., 510-839-9124. ZzasOnline.com

RICHMOND

All's Fare American; lunch. Patio with seating for sixteen on the marina. 1210 Brickyard Cove Rd., 510-232-1500.

The Baltic German; lunch and dinner. Patio with umbrellas and seating for sixty. 135 Park Pl., 510-237-1000. BalticJoint.com

Porky's Pizza Palace Pizza; lunch and dinner. Patio with four tables underneath an overhang, enclosed by a railing, dog friendly. 1221 Manor Blvd., 510-357-4323.

Portumex Portuguese/Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Extensive outdoor seating for up to forty people, with a large patio in back. 721 23rd St., 510-237-7513.

Salute Ristorante Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. An awning shades eight tables on a wood patio in front, with fountains, heat lamps, and trellises. 1900 Esplanade Dr., 510-215-0803. SaluteMarinaBay.com

SAN LEANDRO

Blue Dish Cafe & Catering Mediterranean; lunch. Three sidewalk tables. 2956 Teagarden St., 510-614-5500.

Horatio's American/seafood; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; full bar. Ten patio tables, semi-enclosed with glass, overhung with a trellis; heat lamps at night. 60 Monarch Bay, 510-351-5556.

Joaquin Deli Eastern European deli; lunch; beer and wine. Front patio with four tables under umbrellas. 275 Joaquin Ave., 510-895-3234. JoaquinDeli.com 

Roccab's Cafe & Deli American; breakfast and lunch. Deck and sidewalk seating for fifteen. 1070 E 14th St., 510-636-1390. Roccabs.8m.com

CASTRO VALLEY

Aroma Cuisine of India Indian; lunch and dinner. Patio with five tables and umbrellas. 3418 Castro Village Dr., 510-888-9555. AromaCuisineofIndia.com

Bodi's Java Specialty Coffee House Sandwiches, pastries; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seating for six on the sidewalk, shaded by an awning. 3803 E. Castro Valley Blvd., 510-581-2634.

JD's Restaurant and Pies Diner; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Enclosed back patio with 12 tables and a fountain. 2837 Castro Valley Blvd., 510-886-6622.

Palomares Cafe Mediterranean/Italian; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 30. 3779 E. Castro Valley Blvd., 510-733-5852. Palomarescafe.com

Portales Taqueria Mexican; lunch and dinner. Three sidewalk tables, partially shaded. 3153 Castro Valley Blvd., 510-728-0522.

Rigatoni's Restaurant Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Covered patio with seating for 25 people. 20680 Rustic Dr., 510-537-6400. Rigatonis.com

Sunflower Chinese; lunch and dinner. Two tables on an enclosed side patio. 3483 Castro Valley Blvd., 510-881-2657.

HAYWARD

The Bistro American; dinner; beer and wine. Patio with twelve tables. 1001 B St., 510-886-8525.

Buffalo Bill's Brewery American/brewpub; Lunch, dinner, and late night; beer and wine. Twelve four-top tables in front; around fifteen tables on the side with an awning. 1082 B St., 510-886-9823. BuffaloBillsBrewery.com

Mimi's Cafe American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Patio with umbrellas and seating for eighteen. 24542 Hesperian Blvd., 510-293-0805.

Neumanali Californian; dinner; beer and wine. Seating for up to sixteen on back garden patio with grapevine and flowers, fountain, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 742 B St., 510-583-9744. Neumanali.com

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