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

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: Empire Espresso's Alleyway Courtyard

A no-frills patio that gets it right with great coffee, decent drinks and lots of sunshine.

06/26/2014 By Nidhi Chaudhry

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: The New Biergarten at Von Trapp's

A supercharged new patio filled with saurbrauten and sunshine. Oh, and three 70-inch TVs.

06/18/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Alfresco

Patio of the Week: The Piazza at the Sorrento Hotel

After a few years' hiatus, this most European of patios quietly returns to First Hill.

06/13/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Alfresco Dining

Five Awesome Outdoor Dining Spots on the Eastside

Patio dining ranges from a $74 dry-aged bone-in New York steak to chirashi to a straight-up pub burger.

07/09/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Hidden Gems

Eight Places to Eat Your Lunch Outside

Brown-bag it to these urban retreats around downtown and add a vitamin D boost to your day.

05/23/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Article

Where to Go for a Brand New Patio

Seattle bars and restaurants entice with outdoor seating—bonus points for heaters.

05/22/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Alfresco Imbibement

First Look: Frolik's New Patio = Happy Hour Central

Ping pong, shuffleboard, views for days, and a happy hour that lasts all night.

04/18/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

A Look Inside Elliott's Seafood Cafe

A waterfront institution opens a sidewalk oyster bar, complete with top-notch outdoor seating.

08/09/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Slideshow

Inside Elliott's Seafood Cafe

Waterfront mainstay Elliott's Oyster House has a new sidewalk oyster bar with some killer outdoor seating. more…

08/09/2012

Here Comes the Sun

Nine New Alfresco Dining Spots

How about a side of Vitamin D?

05/25/2012 By Amanda Zurita

Summer in the City

Thirty Favorite Spots to Eat and Drink Alfresco

Let’s take it outside, shall we?

06/22/2011 By Christopher Werner

Summer in the City

New Alfresco Options

You’re long overdue for some vitamin D. Here’s where to soak it up.

05/17/2011 By Christopher Werner

Summer in Seattle

Today in Alfresco Dining: Betty Opens Outdoor Dining Deck

And here’s what it looks like.

07/14/2010 By Christopher Werner

Article

Mapped: Bars for Outdoor Drinking

Sun’s out. So should you be.

07/06/2010

Summer in Seattle

Today in Alfresco Dining: Our Favorites

Should the sun come out tomorrow, head to these spots.

06/04/2010 By Christopher Werner

Summer in Seattle

Today in Alfresco Dining: Dinette Adds a Patio

Ups the cute quotient even more.

06/03/2010 By Christopher Werner

Summer in Seattle

A Few New Alfresco Dining Options

Cafe Flora and Betty are adding outdoor seating.

05/26/2010 By Christopher Werner