Al Fresco Dining in DC 2013

In the warmer months, a table outside at the right spot can make a meal. With that in mind, we've rounded up our top restaurants for dining al fresco in The District.

Jackson 20

Neighborhood: Old Town
Cuisine: American (Traditional), American (New), Bar Food, Barbecue, and Brunch
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (703) 842-2790 to make a reservation. More Options

Juniper Restaurant

Neighborhood: Georgetown
Cuisine: American (New) and Brunch
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 457-5020 to make a reservation. More Options

New Heights

Neighborhood: Woodley Park
Cuisine: American (New) and Tapas / Small Plates
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 234-4110 to make a reservation. More Options

i Ricchi

Neighborhood: Dupont Circle / Embassy Row
Cuisine: Italian
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 835-0459 to make a reservation. More Options

Martin's Tavern

Neighborhood: Georgetown
Cuisine: American (Traditional), Brunch, Burgers, and Fish & Chips
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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Perrys

Neighborhood: Adams Morgan
Cuisine: American (New), Sushi, and Seafood
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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Willow

Neighborhood: Arlington
Cuisine: American (New), Dessert, Sandwiches, Soup / Salad, and Tapas / Small Plates
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (703) 465-8800 to make a reservation. More Options

Peacock Café

Neighborhood: Georgetown
Cuisine: American (Traditional), Brunch, Bakery / Café, Burgers, Sandwiches, Tapas / Small Plates, and Vegetarian-Friendly
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 625-2740 to make a reservation. More Options

Barcöde

Neighborhood: Downtown
Cuisine: American (New), American (Traditional), Modern European, and Pizza
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 955-9001 to make a reservation. More Options

The Brixton

Neighborhood: U Street Corridor
Cuisine: British, Burgers, English Pub, Gastropub, Gluten-Free, Indian, Vegetarian-Friendly, and Brunch
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 560-5045 to make a reservation. More Options

Cafe Saint-Ex

Neighborhood: U Street Corridor
Cuisine: American (New) and Brunch
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 265-7839 to make a reservation. More Options

Cava Mezze - DC

Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, and Tapas / Small Plates
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 543-9090 to make a reservation. More Options

Cava Mezze - Rockville

Neighborhood: Rockville
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, and Tapas / Small Plates
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (301) 309-9090 to make a reservation. More Options

Co Co. Sala

Neighborhood: Penn Quarter
Cuisine: American (New), Dessert, Brunch, Bar Food, and Tapas / Small Plates
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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Cork Wine Bar

Neighborhood: Logan Circle
Cuisine: American (New), Wine Bar, and Brunch
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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Crios Modern Mexican

Neighborhood: Dupont Circle / Embassy Row
Cuisine: Mexican and Brunch
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 822-8800 to make a reservation. More Options

Equinox

Neighborhood: Downtown
Cuisine: American (New)
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 331-8118 to make a reservation. More Options

Grand Cru Wine Bar and Bistro

Neighborhood: Ballston
Cuisine: French and American (Traditional)
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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The Grill at Harryman House

Neighborhood: Baltimore
Cuisine: American (New) and Brunch
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (410) 833-8850 to make a reservation. More Options

The Heights

Neighborhood: Columbia Heights
Cuisine: American (Traditional), Brunch, Burgers, Sandwiches, and Soup / Salad
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 797-7227 to make a reservation. More Options

Indique

Neighborhood: Cleveland Park
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian-Friendly, and BYOB
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 244-6600 to make a reservation. More Options

Indique Heights

Neighborhood: Bethesda / Chevy Chase
Cuisine: Indian and Vegetarian-Friendly
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (301) 656-4822 to make a reservation. More Options

Marcel's

Neighborhood: Foggy Bottom
Cuisine: Belgian and French
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 296-1166 to make a reservation. More Options

Napoleon Bistro

Neighborhood: Adams Morgan
Cuisine: French and Bistro
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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Nick’s Riverside Grille

Neighborhood: Georgetown
Cuisine: American (New) and Seafood
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 342-3535 to make a reservation. More Options

Palena Cafe

Neighborhood: Cleveland Park
Cuisine: American (New) and Brunch
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 537-9250 to make a reservation. More Options

Redwood Restaurant and Bar

Neighborhood: Bethesda / Chevy Chase
Cuisine: American (New)
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (301) 656-5515 to make a reservation. More Options

Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar

Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Cuisine: Farm-direct American Cuisine
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 544-8088 to make a reservation. More Options

Tark's Grill

Neighborhood: Baltimore
Cuisine: American (Traditional) and Brunch
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (410) 583-8275 to make a reservation. More Options

Watershed

Neighborhood: Downtown
Cuisine: American (New), Live / Raw Food, and Southern / Soul Food
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 534-1350 to make a reservation. More Options

The Mt. Washington Tavern

Neighborhood: Baltimore
Cuisine: American (Traditional) and Brunch
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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Kapnos

Neighborhood: U Street Corridor
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, and Tapas / Small Plates
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 234-5000 to make a reservation. More Options

Del Campo

Neighborhood: Penn Quarter
Cuisine: South American Grill
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 289-7377 to make a reservation. More Options

Quench

Neighborhood: Rockville
Cuisine: American (New), Bar Food, and Tapas / Small Plates
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (301) 424-8650 to make a reservation. More Options

Matchbox - Chinatown

Neighborhood: Downtown
Cuisine: American (New), Brunch, Pizza, and Sandwiches
This restaurant does not accept web reservations. Please call (202) 289-4441 to make a reservation. More Options

RedRocks - Columbia Heights

Neighborhood: Columbia Heights
Cuisine: Pizza, Italian, Sandwiches, Brunch, and Craft Cocktails
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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RedRocks - Arlington

Neighborhood: Arlington
Cuisine: Bistro, Italian, Pizza, and Brunch
Available Seating (Thu Sep 18)
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