Summer 2020 is looking different in many ways, but one key component of Seattle's best season has, mercifully, survived into the COVID era: Our abundance of sun-drenched patios. To help you make the most of them, we've partnered with a selection of local restaurants and eateries to bring you this sponsored list of spots with outdoor dining options available. Read on for all the details.
1415 5th Ave, 206-971-8015, Open Wed-Sat 4-10 pm
"Make your way downtown to Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails, located on the 5th floor of Motif Seattle. Frolik creates an oasis for guests to enjoy a quiet corner and savor the expansive views of the city on a spacious outdoor deck. Come for the handcrafted cocktails or frozé, stay for the rooftop rays and new menu curated by Executive Chef Kaleena Bliss. Providing a safe environment for our guests and colleagues is top priority, visit motifseattle.com to learn about Hyatt’s Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment."
227 9th Ave N, 206-457-8941, Open Mon-Sat 3-9 pm
"SLU’s favorite spot for craft cocktails and Dominican cuisine, Gold Bar, rolls out the AstroTurf across a third of the block with patio seating for parties of five or less. Delicious summer bevvies include rosé frozé slush, five flavors of house bottled 'Boo’s Booze' (available to-go, too), natural wines, and more. New jerk chicken wings are a must-try!"
516 Broadway E, 206-708-6468, Open Thurs-Sun 3-10 pm
"The tender glow of sunlight on an expansive patio engulfing you in everlasting warmth, a plate of delicious pork belly sliders, slowly sipping an exhilarating cocktail, sharing special moments with close friends—these concepts remain universally accepted as the finest form of happiness achievable. Herb & Bitter magically combines all these key elements for you in one exclusive package. Hurry in and allow us to elevate you to paradise."
514 E Pike St, 206-535-7168, Open Mon-Fri 3-10 pm, Sat-Sun 1-10 pm
"Now open on Capitol Hill! La Josie's has small bites, biiig margaritas, and patio seating. This family-run restaurant and bar offers Mexican comfort food dishes, such as tortas, sopitos, tortilla soup, and prawns cooked in the house’s spicy ‘diabla’ salsa. Their scratch margaritas and selection of tequila are outstanding."
8617 14th Ave S, 206-327-9649, Open Daily 11 am-10 pm
"Loretta's Northwesterner is a neighborhood outpost in South Park where drinking is a priority, but also happens to have a really good burger. Menu features burgers, sandwiches, and delicious American fare. Full bar and draft beer, bottles and cans. Open 11 am-10 pm. Masks required. Steps to keep you safe include social distancing inside and out, limited capacity, single-use condiments, and frequent sanitizing of all surfaces. Curbside and delivery also available."
1508 Melrose Ave, 206-906-9606, Open Tues-Sat 4-9 pm
"Sprawled atop the classic bricks of Melrose Avenue between Pike and Pine lies our new addition of outdoor seating extending on the current streatery patio. Full menu and full dine-in service. We put the safety of our staff and guests first - each table is placed six feet apart and sanitized fully between seatings. Dogs not only allowed but encouraged! Reservations are encouraged but walk-ins always welcome."
422 E Pine St, Patio Cielo open by reservation Tues-Sat 4-10 pm, Lado-Lado Taco Takeout open Tues-Sat 12-9 pm
"The patio Is OPEN at Patio Cielo, located high above Mercado Luna which houses Mezcaleria Oaxaca, Lado-Lado, Chonchos Churros & Vinaterita. Enjoy an elevated city-view and authentic regional Mexican cuisine, mezcal, craft cocktails, and Mexican beer. Did we mention the most noted mezcal list in the city? Outdoor rooftop seating (21+) by reservation. Contact-free menu & ordering (see the site for details)."
912 12th Ave, 206-325-5409, Open Wed-Sun 3-10 pm
"Enjoy the new 'Smoke Haus' menu and dine-in seating in the giant outdoor Biergarten and inside Bier Hall. Menu features new items like smoked brisket and fried chicken, plus favorites like house-baked giant pretzel and pork schnitzel sandwich. More than 20 beers on draft in pints or growlers to go, plus cocktails and wine. Showing MLB, NBA, MLS & NHL games. Don’t miss the frosé! Masks required, order at the bar, contactless payment. Online ordering for takeout and delivery at rheinhausseattle.com."
5813 Airport Way S, 206-851-8628, Open daily 11 am-10 pm
"Star Brass is located in the heart of Georgetown and serves up spirits, cocktails, 16 taps, and classic American food. A little something for everyone. Newly expanded patio has lots of room and a great view of Airport Way and the quintessential Georgetown Trailer Park Mall. Open 11 am-10 pm daily, kitchen closes at 9 pm. Outside and inside tables are safely spaced and regularly sanitized. Masks mandatory. Takeout is available, too!"