Outdoor Dining Guide 

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

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Imperial Tea Court Cafe/teahouse; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Large outdoor area with tables, Chinese sculptures and a miniature creek. 1511 Shattuck Ave., 510-540-8888, ImperialTea.com

International House Cafe American/cafe; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Patio with several tables and a view. 2299 Piedmont Ave., 510-643-9932.

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

Joshu-Ya Brasserie Japanese; lunch and dinner; wine and beer. Enclosed, heated garden with seating for up to 35 people. 2441 Dwight Way, 510-848-5260, Joshu-Ya.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 six tables shaded by foliage and an awning. 1767 Solano Ave., 510-524-1677, TheKirin.com

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

La Mission Mexican; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Back patio with plants and seating for roughly ten people. 1255 University Ave., 510-845-5898.

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

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

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

Le Bateau Ivre Cafe French; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Patio with wrought-iron fencing, trees, umbrellas, and seating for forty people. 2629 Telegraph Ave., 510-849-1100, LeBateauIvre.net

Le Cheval Vietnamese; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Two large patios with umbrellas on some tables. 2600-A Bancroft Way, 510-704-8018, LeCheval.com

Local 123 Cafe; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Small back patio with bike storage and seating for about a dozen people. 2049 San Pablo Ave., 510-647-5270, Local123Gallery.com

Mint Leaf Indian/wine bar; lunch and dinner; full bar. Enclosed sidewalk patio with seating for up to twelve people. 1513 Shattuck Ave., 510-540-7900, MintLeafBerkeley.com

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

Mount Everest Restaurant Indian/Himalayan; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Covered, trellised upstairs balcony with seating for up to fifteen people. 2598 Telegraph Ave., 510-843-3951, TheMountEverestRestaurant.com

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

Oasis Grill Mediterranean/Middle-Eastern; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 2114 Center St., 510-666-8951.

O Chamé Japanese; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Awning-shaded front patio with eight tables and a large tree. 1830 Fourth St., 510-841-8783.

Paisan Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Semi-enclosed patio with heat lamps and seating for roughly thirty people. 2514 San Pablo Ave., 510-649-1031, PaisanBerkeley.com

Paragon California cuisine; 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

Pasta Bene Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Enclosed sidewalk patio with seating for at least twenty people. 2565 Telegraph Ave., 510-845-2363; PastaBeneBK.com

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

PIQ Italian/bakery; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enclosed sidewalk patio. 91 Shattuck Ave., 510-540-7700, PIQBerkeley.com

Rick and Ann's American; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Heated sidewalk patio with an overhang and seating for twelve. 2922 Domingo Ave., 510-649-8538, RickAndAnns.com

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

Saul's Restaurant and Deli Deli; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Two tables and two benches on the sidewalk but no outdoor service. 1475 Shattuck Ave., 510-848-3354. SaulsDeli.com

Sea Salt Seafood/California cuisine; brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Patio seating with awning, heaters, and seating for up to fifty people. 2512 San Pablo Ave., 510-883-1720, SeaSaltRestaurant.com

Slow California cuisine; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Small rose garden patio out back with twelve tables. 1966 University Ave., 510-647-3663, SlowBerkeley.com

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

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

Sportivo Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Enclosed sidewalk patio with seating for up to fifteen people. 2132 Center St., 510-705-1801, SportivoBarRistorante.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

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

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

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

Vault Cafe and Restaurant Cafe; breakfast, brunch, and lunch; beer and wine. Five sidewalk tables. 3250 Adeline St., 510-595-9600.

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