Outdoor Dining Guide 

Where to eat outside in the East Bay.


Abigail's Café Moroccan; lunch and dinner. Seating for 16-18 people in front of the restaurant, with a view of the Bay. 1132 Ballena Blvd., 510-523-5500.

American Oak American/French; dinner. Six tables under an awning with heat lamps. 2319 Santa Clara Ave., 510-521-5862, AmericanOakAlameda.com

Asena California/Mediterranean; lunch and dinner; full bar. About twenty tables on a side patio with flowers. 2508 Santa Clara Ave., 510-521-4100, AsenaRestaurant.com

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

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

BurgerMeister American/deli; brunch, lunch, and dinner. Dog-friendly patio with seven tables shaded by umbrellas. 2319 Central Ave., 510-865-3032, BurgerMeisterSF.com

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

Cafe Fudgelato Cafe; lunch and dinner. Gated, dog-friendly front patio with four tables and umbrellas. 2353 Santa Clara Ave., 510-748-9697, CafeFudgelato.com

Café Jolie Café; breakfast and brunch; beer and wine. Enclosed outdoor patio with four tables and umbrellas.1500 Webster Ave., 510-523-4500

Café Q New American; lunch and dinner. Front patio with four two-person tables. 2302 Encinal Ave., 510-521-8848.

C'era Una Volta Italian/wine bar; brunch, lunch, and dinner. Dog-friendly patio with umbrellas, potted plants, heat lamps, occasional live music, and space for about twenty people. 1332 Park St., 510-769-4828, CeraUnaVolta.us

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

Croll's Pizza Italian; dinner; beer and wine. Two small tables for two outside. 705 Central Ave., 510-864-2828, CrollsPizza.com

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

Doggy-Style Hot dogs/Asian fusion; lunch and dinner. Two tables in front. 1234 Park St., 510-521-5555.

Dragon Rouge Vietnamese; lunch and dinner; full bar. Expansive patio with umbrellas, a view of the Park Street Bridge, and seating for at least one hundred. 2337 Blanding Ave., 510-521-1800, DragonRougeRestaurant.com

Habanas Cuban Cuisine Cuban; lunch and dinner; full bar. Partially covered outdoor patio seats roughly sixteen. 1518 Park St., 510-521-0130. HabanasAlameda.com

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

Julie's Coffee & Tea Garden Cafe; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Patio with benches, shrubbery, and a heat lamp. 1223 Park St., 510-865-2385, JuliesTea.com

La Penca Azul Mexican; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Covered patio with seating for 25 people; 1440 Park St., 510-769-9110, LaPencaAzul.com

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

Little House Café New American; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Small outdoor patio with umbrellas. 2300 Blanding Ave., 510-864-4044, LittleHouseCafe.com

McGee's Black Skillet Grill New America; lunch and dinner; full bar. Six tables on the small back patio, with smoking allowed. 1645 Park St., 510-522-3470, McGeesBarandGrill.com

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

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

Sandwich Board Deli; lunch. Five tables in front. 2412 Webb St., 510-521-3366.

Scolari's Good Eats American/Italian; lunch and dinner. Five small sidewalk tables. 1303 Park St., 510-521-2400.

Speisekammer German; lunch and dinner; full bar. Umbrella-shaded beer garden with picnic tables and seating for about sixty people. 2424 Lincoln Ave., 510-522-1300, Speisekammer.com

Sumiko Vietnamese; lunch and dinner. Small sidewalk patio with umbrellas. 1118 Lincoln Ave., 510-337-1262.

Sushi House Japanese; 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. Rear patio with seven umbrella-shaded tables. 1338 Park St., 510-521-1000, Tomatina.com

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

Tucker's Ice Cream Dessert/cafe; lunch, dinner, and late-night. Rear patio with seating for roughly 25. 1349 Park St., 510-522-4960. TuckersIceCream.com

Waterfront Deli Sandwiches; lunch. Seating for 25 plus. 1070 Marina Village Pkwy., 510-769-0240. WaterfrontDeli.com

Wescafe Cafe; breakfast and lunch. Four tables in front with umbrellas and an awning. 1518 Webster St., 510-522-7200. TheWescafe.com


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

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

Cafeina Cafe; breakfast and lunch. Three sidewalk tables. 1389 Solano Ave., 510-526-6069, CafeCafeina.com

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

Cugini Italian; dinner; full bar. Five patio tables with umbrellas. 1556 Solano Ave., 510-558-9000, CuginiRestaurant.com

Fonda Solana Tapas; dinner and late-night; full bar. Sidewalk patio with three tables and an awning. 1501 Solano Ave., 510-559-9006, FondaSolana.com

Hamro Aangan Indian/Nepalese; lunch and dinner. Several tables on an umbrella-shaded courtyard with seating for about twenty. 856 San Pablo Ave., 510-524-2220.

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

Little Star Pizza; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Outdoor patio with four tables and umbrellas. 1175 Solano Ave., 510-526-7827, LittleStarPizza.com

Meal Ticket California cuisine; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Back patio with eight tables. 1235 San Pablo Ave., 510-526-6325, MealTicketRestaurant.com


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