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Diners' Choice: Great for outdoor dining restaurants in San Francisco Bay Area

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Updated July 05, 2024

Looking for the best restaurants that are great for outdoor dining in San Francisco Bay Area? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of PYLOS - San Carlos restaurant
5.0
5 (122)
$30 and under
Greek
San Carlos
About the restaurant
PYLOS
We have a focus on dishes with the flavors of Greece and the true Mediterranean.
We make everything homemade in the kitchen and only use top quality items imported directly from Greece and Turkey so our customers are getting high quality fresh and healthy food.
Our menu consists of Greek classics such as Whole Lavraki (Mediterranean Seabass), Souvlaki, Pitas, Pastitsio, Moussaka and traditional sauces such as Tzatziki, Kalamatiano, Tirokafteri, etc.

Top review
Jimbovip
Dined on Jul 6, 2024
PYLOS is a consistently superior experience in terms of food quality, professional service and comfortable ambiance. Their dips are amazing. Their specials are amazing. Their Greek standards are amazing. Having eaten there many times it is always a pleasure to return. Highly recommended.
A photo of Troya restaurant
4.9
4.9 (482)
$30 and under
Mediterranean
Pacific Heights
About the restaurant
Troya, is a Mediterranean restaurant served delicious food in a stylish cozy settings
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined on Jun 25, 2024
Our server was fantastic. Great food and great value.
A photo of The Tipsy Pig restaurant
4.8
4.8 (884)
$30 and under
Gastro Pub
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
About the restaurant
The Tipsy Pig is as American Gastropub featuring 50 artisan local and international beers, and seasonal and simple American cuisine. Our food, beer and wine selection concentrate on small American producers and our bar is open late every night. The Tipsy Pig is our passion and we look forward to sharing it with you.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 6 days ago
Staff was very accommodating and food was delicious!
A photo of Yeti Indian Cuisine Restaurant restaurant
4.8
4.8 (431)
$30 and under
Indian
Glen Ellen
About the restaurant
Our creative menu is a Nepalese-Indian fusion of both cultures. Our kitchen draws the best from Sonoma County by bringing you fresh seasonal produce meats & seafood. We offer traditional appetizers, curries, tandoori and a number of vegetarian dishes. We have international and local beers in addition to our extensive wine list.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jul 9, 2024
Excellent food. Service was very good. Location at the old Mill in Jack London village was picturesque.
A photo of The Caviar Co. restaurant
4.8
4.8 (40)
$50 and over
Seafood
Tiburon
About the restaurant
The Caviar Co. Champagne Lounge is nestled in charming downtown Tiburon. Our menu features caviar flights, light bites, and an extensive champagne list to indulge in. Whether you are new to caviar or a seasoned connoisseur, our tasting room has offerings for every palate!

Our tasting room is currently licensed for guests 21+.

Top review
KariOvip
Dined on Jul 5, 2024
Fun time with great service. Had a guitar player on Friday night. Limited food menu choices and drinks - keep in mind it's a champagne and caviar place. looking forward to coming back!
A photo of Caffe Riace restaurant
4.7
4.7 (244)
$31 to $50
Italian
Palo Alto
About the restaurant
Established in 1997, Caffe Riace, a robust Palo Alto trattoria, offers conviviality, homemade specialties and family-style warmth. Caffe Riace, one of many fine restaurants in the California Avenue area, is family owned and operated and features outdoor dining on it's spacious private piazza. Every dish is made with honest expertise. Caffe Riace is also a popular venue for wedding receptions, business meetings, graduations and other special events. If you’re looking for an intimate dining experience, we offer private dining rooms accommodating up to 40 guests. Our patio can host up to 200 guests and is a wonderful venue for dining experience.
Top review
steve
Dined 6 days ago
we used this fine restaurant for our wedding in 2013 and continue to visit. Food is real Italian not an Americanized version. If you have enjoyed an outdoor meal in Italy, this is a good place to go. they also have indoor space should the weather not corporate. The restaurant is family friendly, but tables are spread out enough to ensure that a child shouldn't be a problem. Great for date, romantic meal, but even works for business meetings. Servers are fun and add to the overall enjoyment. Over all a true gem and worth visiting
A photo of Willow Street Wood-Fired Pizza - Los Gatos restaurant
4.6
4.6 (469)
$30 and under
American
Los Gatos
About the restaurant
Reservations are for indoor dining only. Patio is first come, first served.
If no times are available, we have tables set aside for walk-ins. Per County guidelines, we can only take parties of 6 or less.

Top review
SusieF
Dined 5 days ago
THE BEST FOOD! THE BEST SERVICE! THE BEST ATMOSPHERE! BEST VIBES! You cannot go wrong dining at Willow Street Los Gatos. Their food is simply scrumptious! The chopped Italian pizza salad is to die for and every pizza I've tried is so delicious. Only the highest quality ingredients here. Want the most mouth-watering, tasty sandwich?...then try their Chicken Pesto Sando! If you're lucky, you'll be there on the days they have Chicken Tortilla Soup. I could go on and on about the deliciousness of their food, but I think you get the point by now. Oh...almost forgot to mention their killer Marianne's Mud Pie and extensive and creative selection of beer, wine and cocktails.
A photo of Rancho Cantina restaurant
4.6
4.6 (12)
$30 and under
Mexican
Lafayette
About the restaurant
Rancho Cantina is a Mexican restaurant serving traditional cuisines with a dash of contemporary flavors. The restaurant has a chic and stylish yet elegant interior with warm ambience and comfortable furnishings. The place is good for dinner and offers a casual dining space to hang out with friends or family. Rancho Cantina has a full alcohol bar and offers outdoor seating for a refreshing experience. Television and free Wi-Fi are also available here. Rancho Cantina is known to be serving delectable Mexican cuisine varieties. Some of the popular choices at the restaurant include chicken taco, cheese quesadilla, guacamole, steamed mussels, carne asada, adobe brick chicken, fish tacos, vegetarian quesadilla, enchilada variety and grilled chicken. The restaurant also serves scrumptious desserts, appetizers, salads and sides.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Food was good. Did not get served all at the same time and enchiladas sent back because they were not warm but server Avery was amazing!
A photo of Giorgio's Italian Grill & Pizzeria - Morgan Hill restaurant
4.4
4.4 (18)
$30 and under
Italian
Morgan Hill
About the restaurant
In 1959, Frank and Tina D'Ambrosio decided to start a new restaurant venture along with their "Paisans" Mario and Enza Volpe, after Frank had much success with his first restaurant, the original "Frankie, Johnnie, and Luigi Too! In Mountain View, CA. Named after a good friend of theirs, they opened the original "Giorgio's" in the Foxworthy Shopping Center in San Jose, CA. One year later, cousins Anthony and Louise Dambruoso, affectionately known to the family as "Sash and Lou", took control of the restaurant and ran it for the next eight years. Pictures and paintings of these folks still grace the walls of the establishment today. In 1968, Frank's four sons assumed control of the restaurant and still own and operate it to this day. In 1997 they opened a second location in Milpitas, CA, where they still offer the highest standard of quality food, service, and value to their customers. Bon Appetit!!
Top review
JoeS
Dined 5 days ago
Had lunch for my wife's birthday with our daughter. Great calzone and chicken sandwich. Fast excellent service.
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