There’s no better way to enjoy the gorgeous year-round weather in Los Angeles than enjoying a meal on an outdoor patio or rooftop. There is no shortage of restaurants in the city that offer the luxury of an outdoor dining experience, but we’ve narrowed it down to 5 places that you should definitely try the next time you need some fresh air!
A.O.C. - 8700 W. 3rd St.
This West Hollywood wine bar serves delicious small Mediterranean plates that you can share with friends on the outdoor patio. The specialty cocktails and extensive wine list have earned this restaurant multiple awards, such as L.A. Weekly’s Cocktail of the Year. The warm lighting and ivy-covered walls will make you feel as if you are dining in Europe!
The Belvedere - 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
This newly renovated patio is definitely a sight to be seen. With French limestone fountains and cozy outdoor fireplaces, this is the perfect outdoor spot for your next get-together with friends.
E.P. & L.P. - 603 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Enjoy stunning views of the Hollywood Hills while lounging by the fireplaces on the stylish rooftop bar and restaurant. Order one of the delicious handcrafted cocktails and unwind after a long work week while watching the sun go down. The Asian-inspired fare is served from 9pm to 2am, so it’s the perfect spot to head to if you’re craving some late night food. No reservations required!
Perch - 488 Hill St., L.A.
Why settle for one rooftop patio when you can have two? The panoramic city views from the outdoor patios at this French café in Downtown L.A. will take your breath away. Enjoy a cozy dinner on the 15th floor patio bar and lounge, complete with antique French-inspired furniture and intricate gardens. If you’re looking for a more relaxed vibe, head up to the 16th floor rooftop lounge to enjoy delicious cocktails and live music, not to mention an unparalleled opportunity for stargazing.