Hidden Seattle

The City's Best Hidden Patios

Throughout the city, surprise outdoor dining appears in folds and corners where patios would not think to exist—if not for a little imagination.

11/16/2016 By Darren Davis

Habitat

How to Create Your Dream Patio This Summer

Deck out your outdoor space for hosting, dining, or just soaking up the long days.

08/01/2016 By Darren Davis

Alfresco

A Year's Worth of New Seattle Patios

With our city's limited summer, we need every opportunity to soak in the sun. Here's a rundown of patios that have opened in the past year to help you catch up on some vitamin D intake.

07/08/2016 By Emma Engelfried

Brew News

Holy Beach Views: West Seattle Brewing Opens on Alki

Local beer, hot pizza, and vitamin D.

06/21/2016 By Rosin Saez

Patio Fever

Tarsan i Jane Brings Seattle a New Patio June 9

Welcome to barbecue Valencian style.

06/08/2016 By Rosin Saez

Take It Outside

17 of Seattle's Best Patios

Because it’s never too early to start thinking about alfresco dining.

05/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

How Could I Leave Out This Killer Patio?

Outdoor dining in Seattle doesn’t get much better than this.

05/09/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Best Seattle Patios for Sun Breaks

Where to eat on springlike days and evenings when it’s sunny one hour and cloudy the next? We’ve got a few suggestions.

04/21/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Alfresco

South Lake Union Has a Ton of New Patios

Could our civic love of drinking outside be the thing that finally connects this neighborhood to the rest of the city?

04/19/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Patio Watch

Patios to Visit Before Summer's End

Here's where we'll be sitting outside this month.

08/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Patio Watch

Monsoon's New Rooftop Patio Looks Pretty Great

And, hey—it just opened.

06/17/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Hopped Up

3 Bits of Ballard Beer News

Key takeaway: Two fantastic new patios debut Saturday just two blocks apart.

05/08/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Patio Watch

Coming Soon to Brimmer and Heeltap: An Outdoor Fire Pit (and More Garden Seating)

One of the city's best patios gets even better.

04/22/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Alfresco

An Entire Summer's Worth of Amazing Patios

Still suitable for Labor Day—and beyond.

08/29/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: Red Cow's Kinda Hidden Garden

It's delightfully secluded—and yet always full.

08/25/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: Fremont Brewing's Massive Beer Garden

Beer garden or patio? Either way, Fremont Brewing's cool brews and lush greenery make it a superb alfresco destination.

08/13/2014 By Claire Cole

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: Humble Pie

Where you can drink your microbrew to the dulcet tones of a clucking chicken.

08/08/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: Brimmer and Heeltap

Sambar is gone, but its charming outdoor space remains.

08/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: Ballard's Delightfully Low-Key Pono Ranch

You're here for the outdoor space. And maybe some Vitamin R.

07/25/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: The Deluxe Rooftop at Mezcaleria Oaxaca on Capitol Hill

It's not so much a patio as a bar unto itself.

07/10/2014 By Allecia Vermillion