With the coronavirus forcing people to keep their distance, and the nice weather making everyone itch to get outside, here are 10 outdoor patios to check out in the Boston area this summer.
1) Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen
190 N. Beacon St.
Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen has a new, outdoor beer garden in a paved lot in Brighton. Here you can enjoy a home brewed summer saison and enjoy menu items like a Korean chili-spiced lobster roll.
2) Yellow Door Taqueria
354 Harrison Ave.
South End, Boston
The Ink Block may soon become known as the Taco Block with this great taqueria. Check out the “margarita garden” between Yellow Door and Bar Mezzana.
3) Table by Jen Royle
445 Hanover St.
North End, Boston
This fresh take on a family style restaurant has patrons sitting outdoors on Hanover Street this summer.
377 Walden St.
Talulla ha a new menu to go with their new space. Their 12 seat summer terrace now has a grill and a lineup of food and drinks curated for the patio.
5) Six / West
6 West Broadway
South Boston, Boston
The rooftop terrace above the Cambria Boston hotel offers amazing views of the skyline and all day food and drink service.
6) The Brendan Behan Pub
378 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, Boston
Behind this JP institution is a backyard patio where you can enjoy one of their extensive craft beers. The high fence and array of flowers that ring the patio provide seclusion and ambiance.
7) Dorchester Brewing Company and M&M BBQ
1250 Massachusetts Ave.
The rooftop deck of the Dorchester Brewing Company provides amazing views of the skyline to accompany their full menu of house beers, drafts from guest brands, and food from M&M BBQ, their in house restaurant.
8) Dryft Revere
500 Ocean Ave.
America's oldest public beach has its newest outdoor patio. Sitting on nearly a half acre of land, the patio can seat up to 100 diners at tables that are eight feet apart.
9) Guy’s Tequila Cocina
110 Causeway St.
North Station, Boston
Guy Fieri’s first Boston restaurant sits in the expansion of the Boston Garden and offer's a variety of tequila drinks and Latin-American favorites.
10) LongCross Bar and Kitchen
Fans from across the region flock to the LongCross patio. Owned by Gregory Coughlin of Olde Magoun’s Saloon and Blackmoor Bar + Kitchen fame, it offers old favorites and new treats, including Detroit-style deep-dish pizza.