Outdoor Dining Guide 

A comprehensive guide to al-fresco eating in the East Bay.

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Viva Taqueria Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Umbrella-shaded patio with several tables. 2984 Russell St., 510-843-5565.

Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai; Sunday brunch only. Seating for more than one hundred on picnic tables and lawns. 1911 Russell St., 510-849-3419.

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

Zut! Mediteranean; brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Patio with heat lamps, umbrellas, and nine tables. 1820 Fourth St., 510-644-0444, ZutonFourth.com


The Junket Deli; breakfast, brunch, and lunch, beer and wine. Four outdoor tables under an awning. 235 El Cerrito Plaza; 510-524-4622, TheJunket.com

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


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

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

Bucci's Italian/California cuisine; 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 New American/cafe; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Back patio with communal seating and five smaller tables, plus two sidewalk tables in front, all with umbrellas. 1298 65th St., 510-655-2782, CafeAquarius.net

California Pizza Kitchen California cuisine; brunch, lunch, and dinner. 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/wine bar; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Open patio with four tables and umbrellas. 1366 Powell St., 510-735-9714, E22Cafe.com

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

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Terrace patio with twelve tables. 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. 4081 Hollis St., 510-594-1221. RudysCantFailCafe.com

Townhouse Bar and Grill American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Open patio with fountain and seating for up to 65 people. 5862 Doyle St., 510-652-6151, TownhouseBarandGrill.com

Wally's Cafe Mediterranean; lunch and dinner; full bar. Three large sidewalk tables seat around thirty people. 3900 San Pablo Ave., 510-597-1303.


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


À Côté Mediterranean/tapas/California cuisine; dinner; full bar. Italian-style patio with retractable awnings and radiant heaters. 5478 College Ave., 510-655-6469, ACoteRestaurant.com

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

Arbor Cafe Cafe; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Dog-friendly sidewalk seating for about fifteen. 4210 Telegraph Ave.

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

Aunt Mary's Cafe American/Southern; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Covered front patio with seven tables. 4307 Telegraph Ave., 510-601-9227. AuntMarysCafe.com

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

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

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

Bakesale Betty American/bakery; breakfast and lunch. Sidewalk seating for about twenty. 5098 Telegraph Ave., 510-985-1213. BakesaleBetty.com

Bakesale Betty American/bakery; breakfast and lunch. Sidewalk seating for about thirty. 2228 Broadway, 510-251-2100. BakesaleBetty.com

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

Barney's Gourmet Burgers American; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Shaded back patio with 22 tables. 4162 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-7180; 5819 College Ave., 510-601-0444, BarneysHamburgers.com

Bay Wolf Cafe and Restaurant California cuisine; dinner; beer and wine. Heated veranda with seating for forty. 3853 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-6004, BayWolf.com

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

Blue Oak Café Cafe; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Heated, partially covered patio with seating for around forty people. 1000 Oak St. (inside Oakland Museum of California), 510-318-8400, MuseumCA.org

Bocanova Tapas; brunch, lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio with 25 tables, umbrellas, heat lamps, and a view of the marina. 55 Webster St., 510-444-1233.

Broadway Terrace Cafe Cafe; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Half-covered patio with gazebos, heaters, and seating for about thirty. 5891 Broadway Terrace, 510-428-0323.

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

Caffe 817 Cafe/New American; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Several sidewalk tables. 817 Washington St., 510-271-7965, Caffe817.com

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

Cafe Rustica Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Four sidewalk tables in front with umbrellas. 5422 College Ave., 510-654-1601. CafeRustica.com

Caña Cuban; breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and late-night. Small, enclosed sidewalk patio with seating for up to sixteen. 530 Lake Park Ave., 510-832-1515.


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