Great San Francisco Outdoor Dining Options


Already feeling the cabin fever? Trust me you are not the only one, but we got the perfect solution for it. Here is a list of great restaurants offering outdoor dining so you can still take that special someone to a romantic dinner while enjoying the view.  

Blue Plate 

Considered a neighborhood gem in the heart of the Mission District, with now 20 years of experience, Blue Plate is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious American dish with a Mediterranean twist. And to make it even better they have a beautiful garden where you can sit outdoors and have a delightful experience. 

Palm House

We know summer is almost over but it’s nothing to worry about, Palm House will transport you to the caribbean with a variety of refreshing cocktails. Their food is known for the spice trail, heat and vibe of the tropics, and their outdoor dining will sure make you feel like at the beach. Good vibes and palm trees! 

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The Italian Homemade Company

If you are a pasta lover this is definitely the place for you, The Italian Homemade Company is an authentic Italian family-owned restaurant where pasta and sauce are made from scratch every day with only the best ingredients, now with more than 3 locations in the city where you can sit and eat the real flavors of Italy. 

Papito Hayes 

Did somebody say Tacos? Stop by Papito Hayes and indulge in their Mexican bistro menu serving French-accented organic fare and a variety of margaritas like Jalapeno charred or Blood Orange. Located in Hayes Valley with outdoor seating available for any day of the week, perfect spot for your next Taco Tuesday! 

Kibatsu Sushi 

This hidden gem on Haight St. is an experience that breaks the boundaries between chef and patron, which is the traditional way of serving sushi in Japan and is truly unique in San Francisco. Kibatsu has a great selection of rolls and sashimi, as well as a chef’s tasting menu (omakase) that will sure give you a memorable dining experience. Now available outdoors. 


There you have it, a list with some great options for your weekend, where you can choose from different types of cuisine while having a good time being outdoors and supporting your local businesses. Have some sunlight and of course a delicious meal, don’t forget to grab a drink!