Top 10 Outdoor Restaurant Patios in 2020

In a coronavirus world, staying safe means being in a well ventilated area. Here are ten terrific outdoor restaurant patios to enjoy in Boston.


1) Dorchester Brewing Company and M&M BBQ

1250 Massachusetts Ave., Dorchester 

T stop: Andrew

dorchesterbrewing.com and mandmbbq.com

The brand new beer hall remains closed for now, but the Dorchester Brewing Company's roof deck provides great brews, great views, and great BBQ. On tap are a variety of house beers and selections from guest brands.

2) Guy’s Tequila Cocina

110 Causeway St., Boston

T stop: North Station

 guyscocina.com

This Latin American-inspired restaurant is owned by none other than Guy Fierri. Here you can enjoy an al fresco margarita and Fieri's famous trashcan nachos.

3) Shy Bird

1 Broadway, Cambridge

T stop: Kendall

shybird.com

After enjoying one of the 18 outdoor tables in Kendall Square, you can flap on over to the their other location in Watertown for more rotisserie goodness.

4) Talulla

377 Walden St., Cambridge

T stop: Porter

talullacambridge.com

The popular Huron Village restaurant Talulla has taken over a nearby co-working space to provide an intimate outdoor eating experience with special food and beverage selections.

5) Pour Yard

210 Washington St., Quincy

T stop: Quincy Center

thepouryard.com

What is summer without a hot dog? At the Pour Yard, you can enjoy one of their flights of hot dogs in their herb garden-patio.

6) Publico Street Bistro & Garden

11 Dorchester St., South Boston

T stop: Broadway

publicboston.com

This expanded patio in South Boston offers a menu inspired by the world with food sourced locally.

7) Lola Burger

11 Fan Pier Blvd, Boston

T stop: South Station

lolaburger.com

Even the Seaport District loves a burger. Enjoy some upscale (but still scaled down from sister spot Lola 42) pub grub on an outdoor patio that stretches from corner to corner.

8) Trina’s Starlite Lounge

3 Beacon St., Somerville

T stop: Harvard

trinastarlitelounge.com

After you enjoy a drink in this outdoor lounge with twinkle lights, be sure to stop next door for a late summer ice cream cone at the takeout-only Starlite Snack Shack.

9) Yellow Door Taqueria 

354 Harrison Ave., South End

T stop: Broadway

yellowdoortaqueria.com

The Dorchester-based taqueria has expanded into the Ink Block Al Fresco outdoor dining area. Come for the tacos, stay for the margherita garden.

10) Dryft Revere

500 Ocean Ave., Revere

T stop: Wonderland

dryftrevere.com

With a half acre of outdoor dining space, there is plenty of room to eat and drink while remaining socially distant. The tables on this expansive plaza overlooking Revere Beach are all at least eight feet apart.



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