When the skies are clear and the weather’s warm, diners all over America flock to restaurants with sidewalk seating, garden patios, and rooftop decks. Sun-kissed states like California and Florida might have an advantage over chillier states in the alfresco dining department, but luckily, foodie cities all over the country offer incredible places to find open-air ambiance and mouthwatering menus. Here’s what made our list of top destinations with outdoor dining spots too good to miss.


Which sunny city will you choose as your next dining-out destination?