Outdoor Dining 

Our guide to the best sunny eateries.

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Camille's Sidewalk Cafe Coffeehouse with wraps, smoothies, and panini; breakfast and lunch; wireless Internet. Four sidewalk tables under umbrellas. 24375 Southland Dr., 510-783-8801.

Neumanali Californian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Seating for twenty or more on back patio with grapevine and flowers, fountain, umbrellas, and heatlamps. 742 B St., 510-583-9744, Neumanali.com

KENSINGTON

Kensington Bistro Californian; brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables under an awning and umbrellas. 1568 Oak View Ave., 510-525-1350.

LAFAYETTE

Bistro at the Park American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Ten tables shaded by trees and umbrellas. 3287 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-7108.

Bo's Barbecue Barbecue; lunch, dinner, catering; beer and wine. Niman Ranch meat and friendly service. Seven tables on a patio. 3422 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-7133.

Chow American; breakfast, lunch, dinner; beer and wine. Encircling patio with large tables, shaded by awnings and umbrellas. 53 Lafayette Circle, 925-962-2469.

El Charro Mexican Dining Mexican; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio with nineteen tables under umbrellas, surrounded by fountain and flowerbeds. 3339 Mt. Diablo Blvd., 925-283-2345.

La Finestra Ristorante Sicilian/Tuscan; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Two covered patios plus a fountain amid vegetable and herb gardens. 100 Lafayette Circle, Suite 101, 925-284-5282.

Giardino Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Nine tables with heaters seat 24 on the patio. 3406 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-3869.

Postino Italian; lunch weekdays, dinner nightly; full bar. Thirteen tables with heaters on Tuscan-style patio laced with ivy. 3565 Mt Diablo Blvd., 925-299-8700.

LIVERMORE

Wente Vineyards Restaurant American/Californian; weekday lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch; beer and extensive wine list served at dozens of patio tables overlooking vineyard. 5050 Arroyo Rd., 925-456-2450.

MARTINEZ

Haute Stuff Californian; lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner Thu. and Fri.; beer and wine. Five tables on a brick patio seat approximately twenty on sleepy one-way street. Sunny and shaded seating. 521 Main St., 925-229-0521.

MORAGA

Ranch House Cafe American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Tables on a patio. 1012 School St., 925-376-5127.

Ristorante Amoroma Italian; lunch and dinner. Enclosed patio with lemon trees, heat lamps, and jasmine in full bloom. 360 Park St., 925-377-7662.

OAKLAND

Barclay's Restaurant and Pub Sandwiches and huge brew menu; lunch and dinner; full bar. Sunken patio with eight tables. 5940 College Ave., 510-654-1650.

Barney's Gourmet Burgers American diner; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Sturdy wood tables 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 solid wine list. Eucalyptus-screened, heated veranda with removable windows seats forty. 3853 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-6004.

Blackberry Bistro Global fusion; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. A few awning-shaded sidewalk tables. 4240 Park Blvd., 510-336-1088, BlackberryBistro.com

The Burrito Shop Mexican; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk tables. 5359 College Ave., 510-658-7646.

Caffe 817 Bistro; breakfast and lunch. Seven tables outside, some shaded. 817 Washington St., 510-271-7965.

Caffe Verbena Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio overlooking a Zen garden and downtown. In the Shorenstein Building atrium, 1111 Broadway, 510-465-9300.

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

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

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

Citron Californian; dinner; beer and wine. Wooden back patio with redwood beams overhead and trees and flowers about. Heatlamps. 5484 College Ave., 510- 653-5484.

Cock-a-doodle Cafe Sandwiches, crepes, and omelets; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Seating available at sidewalk tables or on garden patio. 719 Washington St., 510-465-5400, CockadoodleCafe.com

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

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

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

Cuckoo's Nest American/Mediterranean; breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch; beer and wine. Front patio facing street with three large stone tables plus four sidewalk fold-ups with umbrellas. 247 Fourth St., 510-452-9414.

Cuvae Asian-American fusion; dinner. Streetside patio with umbrellas and heaters seats about thirty. 5299 College Ave., 510-655-1733, Cuvae.com

Doña Tomás Mexican; dinner; full bar. Brick patio with a fountain. Outdoor seating available seasonally. 5004 Telegraph Ave., 510-450-0522, DonaTomas.com

Dopo Pizzas, pasta, appetizers; lunch and dinner. Outdoor garden with four tables. 4293 Piedmont Ave., 510-652-3676.

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

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

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