5 LA Spots With Beautiful Outdoor Patios For Alfresco Summer Dining

Summertime calls for alfresco dining, which is why we’re sharing five LA spots with beautiful outdoor patios for indulging and soaking up the sunshine.

The Polo Lounge

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It doesn’t get more quintessential LA than having lunch at the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The Polo patio sets the scene beautifully for a memorable and Instagram-worthy dining experience thanks to lush greenergy, bright flowers, and a chic ambiance. Swing by this summer to enjoy lobster avocado toast or brioche French toast while sipping a Blueberry Lavender Fizz cocktail. And you might just spot a Kardashian or two.


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Baltaire regulars may come for the juicy steaks but they stay for the elevated yet relaxed California vibe. The restaurant’s airy 2,500-square-foot outdoor terrace boasts seating for up to 90 guests, a retractable roof, fireplaces, mid-century modern furniture, and herb and citrus trees.

L.P. Rooftop Bar

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Not only can you hang out under the sun at the L.P. Rooftop Bar, you can also take in the captivating views of the Hollywood Hills and the Sunset Strip below. It’s the perfect spot for unwinding on a Friday night and watching the sunset while enjoying a glass of wine or a cocktail. If you’re hungry, the menu won’t disappoint. You’ll find Asian-inspired street food like the tofu bao and a breaded white fish fillet burger with smoked bacon kimchi mayo.

Gracias Madre

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Craving Mexican food and sunshine? Head to plant-based restaurant Gracias Madre and take a seat outside in the chic patio. Start off with chips and guac before moving on to mains like sopes con mango, grilled tofu, or a chimichanga. To drink, cool down with a refreshing house margarita or a michelada.

Nobu Malibu

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Nobu Malibu’s patio has one of the best views in town. The sparkling Pacific Ocean serves as the backdrop. The vibe is casual, cool, and elevated and the food is as delicious as you’d expect. Signature dishes include black cod with miso that melts in your mouth, salmon sashimi, rock shrimp tempura with creamy spicy sauce, squid pasta, and yellowtail jalapeno.