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Outdoor Dining Guide

Where to eat outside in the East Bay.


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Nizza La Bella French/Italian; brunch and dinner; full bar. Heated open-air front patio with seating for six people. 825 San Pablo Ave., 510-526-2552, NizzaLaBella.com

Rendez-Vous Cafe Bistro French; brunch, lunch, and dinner; wine and beer. Five outdoor tables with umbrellas. 1111 Solano Ave., 510-527-4111, RendezvousCafeBistro.com

Sam's Log Cabin American; breakfast and lunch. Four tables on a brick patio lined with redwoods, wisteria vines, and an herb garden. 945 San Pablo Ave., 510-558-0494.

Sophia Cafe Middle-Eastern/Mediterranean; lunch and dinner. Four sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 1247 Solano Ave., 510-526-8663, SophiaCafe.net

Sunny Side Cafe American; breakfast and lunch. Six sidewalk tables with heaters. 1499 Solano Ave., 510-527-5383, TheSunnySideCafe.com

Zaki Kabob House Middle-Eastern; lunch and dinner. Front patio with twelve tables and umbrellas. 1101 San Pablo Ave., 510-527-5452, ZakiMedCuisine.com


900 Grayson Restaurant New American/California cuisine; breakfast, brunch, and lunch; beer and wine. Heated patio with eight tables, some with umbrellas. 900 Grayson St., 510-704-9900, 900Grayson.com

Alborz Persian Cuisine Persian; lunch and dinner; wine and beer. Four sidewalk tables, some with umbrellas. 2142 Center St., 510-848-8877.

Athineon Greek; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 1941 University Ave., 510-705-8500, Athineon1.com

Babette American; breakfast and lunch. Large courtyard with patio seating for around 35 people, shaded by redwood trees. 2625 Durant Ave. (inside the Berkeley Art Museum), 510-684-3046, BabetteCafe.com

Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers American; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Two sidewalk tables. 1591 Solano Ave., 510-526-8185, BarneysHamburgers.com

Bartavelle Cafe/wine bar; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Small sidewalk eating area on the corner of Cedar and San Pablo. 1603 San Pablo Ave., 510-524-2473.

Berkeley Thai House Thai; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Heated upstairs garden patio with seating for up to one hundred. 2511 Channing Way, 510-843-7352, BerkeleyThaiHouse.com

Bette's Oceanview Diner American; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Several sidewalk tables, some partially covered by awning. 1807 Fourth St., 510-644-3230, BettesDiner.com

Bistro Liaison French; brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Eight street-side tables, one with an umbrella. 1849 Shattuck Ave., 510-849-2155, LiaisonBistro.com

Bobby G's Pizzeria Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Three sidewalk tables. 2072 University Ave., 510-665-8866, BobbyGsPizzeria.com

Bongo Burger American; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 2154 Center St., 510-548-7700. BongoBurger.com

Bongo Burger American; lunch, and dinner. Two sidewalk tables with seating for up to ten people. 2505 Dwight Way, 510-548-4100. BongoBurger.com

Brazil Fresh Squeeze Cafe Brazilian; lunch and dinner. Five tables, some under a canopy (no indoor seating). 2161 University Ave., 510-845-8011.

Café Clem French; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Seating for 25 people with umbrellas. 2020 Kittredge St., 510-280-3881, CafeClem-Downtown.com

Café Durant Mexican/American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Patio seating. 2517 Durant Ave., 510-841-9905, CafeDurant.com

Café Gratitude Vegetarian/raw; brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Secluded, plant-lined front patio with seating for at least ten people. 1730 Shattuck Ave., 510-824-4652, CafeGratitude.com

Café Leila Californian/Mediterranean; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Garden patio with around forty tables and a fountain. 1724 San Pablo Ave., 510-525-7544, CafeLeila.com

Café M American; breakfast, brunch, and lunch; beer and wine. Front patio with six tables, shaded by umbrella, plus an awning, greenery, and heaters. 1799 F Fourth St., 510-526-4429, CafeMBerkeley.com

Cafe Panini American/deli; lunch. Brick patio nestled in Trumpetvine Court with 21 umbrella-shaded tables and heaters. 2115 Allston Way, 510-849-0405. Cafe-Panini.net

Café Rouge American/Mediterranean; brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Front sidewalk seating with around ten tables shaded by umbrellas and awning. 1782 Fourth St., 510-525-1440, CafeRouge.net

Caffe Strada Cafe; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night. Seating for up to a hundred on a partially shaded street-side patio. 2300 College Ave., 510-843-5282.

Casa Latina Mexican/bakery; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Three sidewalk tables. 1805 San Pablo Ave., 510-558-7177.

César Tapas; lunch and dinner; full bar. Several sidewalk tables. 1515 Shattuck Ave., 510-883-0222. BarCesar.com

Chengdu Style Restaurant Chinese; lunch and dinner. Two spacious outdoor patios with umbrellas. 2600 Bancroft Way, 510-845-5807.

Cinnaholic Vegan/bakery; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Two sidewalk tables under an awning with seating for four. 2132 Oxford St., 510-647-8684, Cinnaholic-Berkeley.com

Comal Mexican; dinner; full bar. Outdoor patio with 18 tables, and beer garden with 8 tables (cocktail service only). 2020 Shattuck Ave., 510-926-6300, ComalBerkeley.com

Crixa Cakes Bakery/Eastern European; breakfast and lunch. Five sidewalk tables, three of which are shaded by umbrellas. 2748 Adeline St., 510-548-0421, CrixaCakes.com

Crepevine New American; breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Ten to twelve sidewalk tables. 1600 Shattuck Ave., 510-705-1836, Crepevine.com

CU Japanese Fusion Japanese; lunch and dinner. Six sidewalk tables. 2152 Center St., 510-704-1814, CUSushi.com

Cyprus Restaurant Mediterranean/Middle-Eastern; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Enclosed sidewalk patio with room for up to ten tables. 81 Shattuck Sq., 649-9999.

The Cheeseboard Collective Bakery/California cuisine; breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Four tables and two benches, all under an awning. 1512 Shattuck Ave., 510-549-3055, CheeseboardCollective.coop

Da Lian Chinese; lunch and dinner. One table out front seats two. 1674 Shattuck Ave., 510-883-1883.

Dara Thai/Laotian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Patio with ten tables and some tree shade. 1549 Shattuck Ave., 510-841-2002, DaraRestaurant.com

Elmwood Café Cafe; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Seven sidewalk tables under an awning. 2900 College Ave., 510-843-1300, ElmwoodCafe.com

Ethiopia Restaurant Ethiopian; lunch and dinner. Three sidewalk tables in front, plus a covered garden patio out back with eight tables. 2955 Telegraph Ave., 510-843-1992, EthiopiaRestaurant.com

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