Outdoor Dining Guide

Our annual guide to the East Bay's outdoor dining options.

ALAMEDA

Alameda Wine Co. Tapas; dinner. Enclosed patio with seating for 12, dog friendly. 2315 Central Ave., 510-523-4963. AlamedaWineCo.com

Angela’s Bistro and Bar Mediterranean; lunch and dinner. Patio that seats 30-36 people enclosed by railing with umbrellas and heat lamps. 2301 Central Ave., 510-522-5822. AngelasBistroandBar.com

CASTRO VALLEY

Aroma Restaurant & Catering American; lunch and dinner. Patio overlooking the water with seating for 50 under a canopy, dog friendly. 2337 Blanding Ave., 510-8654-4484. Aroma-CA.com

Asena Californian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Six tables seat twenty on side patio with flowers. 2508 Santa Clara Ave., 510-521-4100. AsenaRestaurant.com

BarCeluna Tapas; dinner. Enclosed patio with seating for 12 people. 2319 Santa Clara Ave., 510-521-5862. BarCelunaAlameda.com

The Beanery Pastries, bagels; breakfast and lunch. Four sidewalk tables with big umbrellas, dog friendly. 1650 Park St., 510-521-8800.

Blue Dot Cafe and Coffee Bar Sandwiches, pastries; breakfast and lunch. Sidewalk tables. 1910 Encinal Ave., 510-523-2583. BlueDotCafeandCoffeeBar.com

BurgerMeister Burgers, hot dogs; Patio with seven tables shaded by umbrellas. Dog friendly. 2319 Central Ave., 510-865-3032. BurgerMeisterSF.com

Cafe Central Pastries; breakfast and lunch. Sidewalk seating. 2300 Central Ave., 510-864-0360.

C’era Una Volta Italian; coffee, brunch, lunch. Patio seating accommodates around 20 diners; umbrellas and potted plants; occasional live music. 1332 Park St., 510-769-4828. CeraUnaVolta.us

Chipotle Mexican Grill Mexican; lunch and dinner. Semi-enclosed patio with 10 tables, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 2314 South Shore Center Dr., 510-337-1592. Chipotle.com

Croll’s Pizza Pizza; lunch and dinner. Back patio with 4-5 tables and umbrellas. 705 Central Ave., 510-865-6662. CrollsPizza.com

Daphne’s Greek Cafe Greek; lunch and dinner. Patio with 7 tables and umbrellas. 2308 South Shore Center Dr., 510-769-1483. Daphnes.biz

Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge Hawaiian; dinner, cocktails. Tropical Lanaii seating for 20-25 with plants and thatch umbrellas, dog friendly. 1304 Lincoln Ave, 510-749-0332. ForbiddenIslandAlameda.com

FruittiYogi Frozen yogurt, noodles, tea, smoothies. Two sidewalk tables under an awning. 2321 Santa Clara Ave., 510-814-8899. FruittiYogi.com

Fudgelato Sandwiches, salad, ice cream; lunch and dinner. Enclosed patio with four tables and umbrellas. 2353 Santa Clara Ave., 510-748-9697.

Java Rama Coffee House Pastries, smoothies; breakfast, lunch. Several sidewalk tables. 1333 Park St., 510-523-2116.

Jim’s on the Course American; breakfast and lunch. Courtyard with 15 tables, umbrellas, dog friendly. 1 Club House Memorial Rd., 510-337-9950.

Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden Coffeehouse plus pizza and pastries, soups and salads; lunch and dinner. Patio with benches and tables, flowers, herbs, and shrubbery. 1223 Park St., 510-865-2385. JuliesTea.com

Linguini’s Restaurant Italian. Small sidewalk patio, partially covered. 1506 Park St., 510-521-2141. LinguinisRestaurant.com

Lost Weekend Lounge Bar popular with rockabilly types. Covered patio with benches and tables. 2320 Santa Clara Ave., 510-523-4700. LostWeekendLounge.com

Lucky 13 Bar with big covered patio decorated with murals of Johnny Cash. 1301 Park St., 510-523-2118.

The New Zealander Pub cuisine; full bar with beer and wine from Australia and New Zealand; lunch, dinner, late-night. Brick garden patio with cement tables and benches, shaded by umbrellas. 1400 Webster St., 510-769-8555.

Troy Greek; lunch and dinner. Three sidewalk tables. 2318 Central Ave., 510-522-2800.

Otaez Mexican; breakfast, lunch, dinner; bar. Tile patio in front with eight tables and umbrellas. 1619 Webster St., 510-521-9090. OtaezRestaurant.com

Pappo Mediterranean; brunch, lunch, dinner. Small patio with seating for 8 people. 2320 Central Ave., 510-337-9100. PappoRestaurant.com

Sandwich Board Deli; lunch. One bench, one table, and one chair in front with awning. 2412 Webb St., 510-521-3366.

Speisekammer German; brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar with German beers on tap. Biergarten with picnic tables shaded by umbrellas. 2424 Lincoln Ave., 510-522-1300. Speisekammer.com

Sushi House Japanese, sushi; lunch and dinner. Glass enclosed patio with seating for 53 people. 2375 Shoreline Dr., 510-865-0999. E-SushiHouse.com

Tomatina Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. A rear patio features six tables with umbrellas for shade. 1338 Park St., 510-521-1000. Tomatina.com

Tucker’s Ice Cream Opened in 1941, now serves more than 33 ice cream flavors; cake, fudge, pastries and coffee. Rear patio with greenery and a jacaranda tree seats around 25 people. 1349 Park St., 510-522-4960. TuckersIceCream.com

Wescafe Bagels, pastries; breakfast and lunch. Eight tables in front and at side of café. 1536 Webster Ave., 510-522-7200. TheWescafe.com

Yojimbo Japanese, sushi; lunch and dinner. One sidewalk table. 1221 Park St., 510-523-4120. YojimboSushi.com

Zeytini Mediterranean; lunch and dinner. Patio with 7 to 8 tables and umbrellas in shopping plaza. 2213 South Shore Center, 510-337-9844. ZeytiniRestaurant.com

ALAMO

Don Jose’s Mexican; lunch and dinner; full bar. Side garden patio seats about fifty. 3168 Danville Blvd., 925-743-8997.

Cherubini Coffee House Sandwiches, salads, soups, pastries, and bagels; breakfast and lunch; beer, wine; coffees. Large porch, back deck, and a wooden patio for creek-side dining. 37 Alamo Square, #A, 925-743-0824.

Xenia! Bistro California cuisine; breakfast lunch and dinner; full bar. Around eight tables with umbrellas. 115 Alamo Plaza, 925-855-9000. XeniaBistro.com

Lawrence’s Walnut Creek Meats American; sandwiches, burgers, steaks; lunch and early dinner. Outdoor grill with meats barbecued on the patio to 2:30 p.m. everyday. 225-B Alamo Plaza, 925-838-0505.

The Peasant’s Courtyard American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Patio with 14 tables, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 3195 Danville Blvd., 925-362-0088.

Yellow Wood Coffee & Tea American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Patio with seating for 45 and umbrellas. 215 Alamo Plaza, 925-837-1234. Yellow-Wood.net

ALBANY

Bua Luang Thai; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk tables. 1166 Solano Ave., 510-527-8288.

Cafe Raj Indian and Pakistani cuisine; lunch, dinner, late-night; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables under an awning. 1158 Solano Ave., 510-524-5667. CafeRajOnline.com

Cafeina American; sandwiches, baked desserts, and coffee; breakfast and lunch. Three sidewalk tables. 1389 Solano Ave., 510-526-6069. CafeCafeina.com

Christopher’s Nothing Fancy Cafe Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer, wine and margaritas. Six patio tables by a fountain. 1019 San Pablo Ave., 510-526-1185.

Fonda Solana Tapas; weekend brunch, dinner, late-night; assorted tequilas and all-day happy hour. Front patio with three tables and awning. 1501 Solano Ave., 510-559-9006. FondaSolana.com

Jodie’s Restaurant American and some Mexican, served “Jodie’s way”; all-day breakfast, fried chicken Saturday and Sunday; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Four sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 902 Masonic Ave., 510-526-1109. Djovida.com/Jodie

Meal Ticket Californian; breakfast, brunch, and lunch; seafood, sandwiches, and egg dishes are a specialty. Uncovered patio out back with eight tables. 1235 San Pablo Ave., 510-526-6325.

Nizza La Bella Italian; dinner; full bar; salads and pizzas. Enclosed, heated sidewalk cafe. 825-827 San Pablo Ave., 510-526-2552. NizzaLaBella.com

Rendez-Vous Cafe Bistro French; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; wine and beer. Five outdoor tables with umbrellas evoke Parisian street cafes. 1111 Solano Ave., 510-527-4111. RendezVousCafeBistro.com

Sam’s Log Cabin American; breakfast and lunch; organic eggs, coffee, homemade fish sticks and Swedish pancakes. 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 cuisine; lunch, dinner. Three sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 1247 Solano Ave., 510-526-8663.

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

ANTIOCH

Nature’s Bounty Cafe Sandwiches; breakfast and lunch. Two sidewalk tables with natural shade. 211 G St., 925-777-0600. NaturesBountyCafe.com

Qin’s Asian Bistro and Bar Asian fusion; lunch and dinner. Five sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 5007 Lone Tree Way, 925-754-8888. QinsBistroandBar.com

The Red Caboose American; dinner. Seating on patio and in front for 30-40, heaters available when needed. 210 Fulton Shipyard Rd., 925-777-1921.

Schooner’s Grille and Brewery American; lunch and dinner; all-you-can-eat Monday and Tuesday; full bar. Patio seats under umbrellas; seating for up to 75, live music every Tuesday starting in June. 4250 Lone Tree Way, 925-776-1800. SchoonersBrewery.com

Skipolini’s Pizza Pizza; lunch and dinner. Patio with twenty tables, umbrellas, heat lamps, and a playground for kids. 901 Fitzuren Rd., 925-757-7770.

BERKELEY

900 Grayson Restaurant Fusion/Californian; breakfast, lunch, and Saturday brunch; beer on tap and bottled, wine and some cocktails; coffee. Patio seating featuring 8 tables, some with umbrellas. 900 Grayson St., 510-704-9900. 900Grayson.com

Adagia Californian with southern Mediterranean influence; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Sunny garden patio in front with walkways, benches, and grass; courtyard in back seats around 48 at teak tables amid foliage and elegant archways. 2700 Bancroft Way, 510-647-2300. AdagiaRestaurant.com

Alborz Persian Cuisine Persian; elegant salads and exotic entrées; lunch and dinner; wine and beer. Eight sidewalk tables, some with umbrellas. 2142 Center St., 510-848-8877.

Amanda’s Organic cafe; lunch and dinner; hormone- and antibiotic-free burgers, organic salads and vegan/vegetarian options; coffee. Front patio with twelve tables; roll-up door opens restaurant to outside. 2122 Shattuck Ave., 510-548-2122. Amandas.com

Andy and Cindy’s Thai Cuisine Vegetarian Thai; Lunch; chicken satay and fresh vegetable spring rolls. Outside on Saturday at Berkeley Farmers’ Market. Berkeley Saturday Farmers’ Market, Center St. at Martin Luther King Jr. Way, 510-830-9296.

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

The Bear’s Lair Brew Pub American; lunch, dinner, and late-night; forty beers on tap. On the UC Berkeley campus; extensive outdoor seating for about 100 with view of Lower Sproul Plaza. 2475 Bancroft Way, 510-843-5247. BearsLairPub.com

Bel Forno Bakery with sandwiches, salads, pastries, and coffee; breakfast and lunch. Outdoor tables with view of Gourmet Ghetto. 1400 Shattuck Ave., 510-644-1601.

Berkeley Thai House Thai; lunch and dinner; beer and wine, smoothies. Wooden garden patio upstairs seats around a hundred with heaters and umbrellas. 2511 Channing Way, 510-843-7352. BerkeleyThaiHouse.com

Bistro Liaison French; lunch, dinner, Saturday and Sunday brunch; full bar. Limited outdoor seating, six street-side tables with wide umbrellas. 1849 Shattuck Ave., 510-849-2155. LiaisonBistro.com

Bistro Sept French-influenced; soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza and pastries; breakfast and lunch; coffees. Parisian-style seating with umbrellas on front patio; ten tables. 2703 7th St. #160, 510-204-9602. BistroSept.com

Brazil Fresh Squeeze Cafe Brazilian; lunch and dinner; steak sandwich customer favorite and smoothies. Five tables on sidewalk; near UC Berkeley campus. 2161 University Ave., 510-845-8011.

Bread Workshop California cuisine/bakery; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine; coffees; rotisserie chicken, pizzas. One table outside under an overhang. 1398 University Ave., 510-649-9740. Bread-Workshop.com

Cafe Fanny French American; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Nine tables outside on an outdoor patio partially shaded by an awning. 1603 San Pablo Ave., 510-524-5451. CafeFanny.com

Cafe Leila Californian and Mediterranean; sandwiches, salads, cakes, coffees and tea; bar; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Outdoor patio with 40 tables amid a fountain and garden. 1724 San Pablo Ave., 510-525-7544.

Cafe M American/breakfast; all-day breakfast, brunch, lunch; blueberry buckwheat pancakes; Peet’s coffee; beer and wine. Gorgeous front patio with plants has eight tables shaded by two huge umbrellas and an awning; heaters, dogs okay. 1799 F Fourth St., 510-526-4429.

Cafe Muse Raw and organic deli; lunch; quesadillas and Cuban sandwiches; beer, wine, and sake; coffees. Seating for 8-12 shaded by umbrellas in garden adjacent to Berkeley Art Museum. 2625 Durant Ave., 510-548-4366, RawCafeMuse.com

Cafe Panini Coffeehouse menu with sandwiches and salads; lunch; cookies and turnovers. Brick patio nestled in Trumpetvine Court has 21 umbrella-shaded tables, next to Jupiter. 2115 Allston Way, 510-849-0405. Cafe-Panini.net

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

Cafe Strada Cafe a stone’s throw from the UC Berkeley campus; coffees, teas, and desserts. Many outdoor tables, some sheltered. 2300 College Ave., 510-843-5282.

Cafe Zeste Coffeehouse and bistro serving California-cuisine-style lunches; salads, sandwiches, grilled items. Tables with umbrellas seat up to 22 next to the lawn in front of Strawberry Creek Design Center. 1250 Addison St., 510-704-9378.

CLAYTON

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

Casa Vino American; dinner. Covered patio with an awning and seating for 35. 3136 Sacramento St., 510-654-5410. CasaVinoBistro.com

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

Chick-O-Pea’s Middle Eastern; lunch and dinner. Nine tables in total, patio and sidewalk seating. 1926 Shattuck Ave., 510-540-8880. ChickoPeas.com

Cioccolata Di Vino Italian, desserts; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 1801 Shattuck Ave., 510-898-1392. CioccolatadiVino.com

Crixa Cakes Eastern European-style bakery serving baked desserts, coffee, and tea. Five sidewalk tables. 2748 Adeline St., 510-548-0421, CrixaCakes.com

Crepevine Sandwiches, salads, pastries; lunch and dinner. Ten to twelve sidewalk tables. 1600 Shattuck Ave., 510-705-1836.

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

The Cheeseboard Collective Bread, cheese, pastries, and pizza; lunch and dinner. Four tables under awning. 1512 Shattuck Ave., 510-549-3055. CheeseboardCollective.coop

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

Dara Thai/Laotian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Patio with ten imported tables and antique-carved wooden statuary, some tree shade. 1549 Shattuck Ave., 510-841-2002.

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

Fertile Grounds Cafe Sandwiches, desserts, and coffees; lunch. Two sidewalk tables and a bench shaded by umbrellas. 1796 Shattuck Ave., 510-548-1423.

Filippos Restaurant Italian; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; beer and wine; vegetarian options. Alley has six tables under an awning, with heaters. 2930 College Ave., 510-644-3848.

Free Speech Movement Cafe Sandwiches, salads, and fair-trade organic coffees; lunch and dinner, late-night. Attached to UC Berkeley’s Moffitt Library; lots of outdoor tables with seating for around 100 (with view of the campus) have access to electrical outlets. UC Berkeley campus; 510-666-0805.

Grégoire French; lunch, dinner, takeout. Two sidewalk tables shaded by an awning. 2109 Cedar St., 510-883-1893. GregoireRestaurant.com

Herbivore Vegan; breakfast, lunch and dinner; beer, wine, and refreshing fresh fruit cocktails; happy hour; soups, salads, and coffees. Three sidewalk tables. 2451 Shattuck Ave., 510-665-1675. HerbivoreRestaurant.com

Homemade Cafe Cafe food; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine. Four tables shaded by awning. 2454 Sacramento St., 510-845-1940.

House of Curries Pakistani; lunch and dinner; tea. Four sidewalk tables. 2984 College Ave., 510-841-1688.

Imperial Tea Court Chinese teahouse located upstairs in the Epicurious Garden; lunch and dinner. Large outdoor area with tables and wood-slatted benches; surrounded by large Chinese sculptures, a willow tree, and a miniature creek. 1511 Shattuck Ave., 510-540-8888, ImperialTea.com

International House Cafe American coffeehouse; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine; sandwiches, coffee, pastries, and fresh juices served at ten tables on two garden patios overlooking Piedmont Avenue and UC Berkeley campus. 2299 Piedmont Ave., 510-643-9932.

Jimmy Bean’s Californian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine; offers three-course dinner special. Six storefront tables with umbrellas. 1290 Sixth St., 510-528-3435. JimmyBeans.com

Joshu-Ya Japanese; lunch and dinner; sake, wine, and beer. A quiet sushi retreat just off busy Telegraph Avenue. Around six tables in fenced front garden seat around 35 people, plus fountain and heat lamps. 2441 Dwight Way, 510-848-5260. Joshu-Ya.com

Jupiter Californian/pub; lunch and dinner; salads and wood-fired pizzas served in two-level beer garden with ivy, trumpet vine, fire pit, heat lamps, and live music. 2181 Shattuck Ave., 510-843-8277. JupiterBeer.com

King Yen Restaurant Chinese; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Four tables on a shaded patio. 2995 College Ave., 510-845-1286.

Kirin Chinese; lunch and dinner; large tea selection; beer and wine. Enclosed back patio with awning and foliage. 1767 Solano Ave., 510-524-1677. TheKirin.com

La Costa Mariscos Mexican; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; Fresh seafood. Open-air atmosphere with outside seating. 3625 International Blvd., 510-533-9566.

La Méditerranée Mediterranean; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Outdoor garden patio with awning seats 32 people; pet-friendly and heated. 2936 College Ave., 510-540-7773. LaMediterranee.net

Lanesplitter Pizza & Pub Pizza and pub; lunch, dinner, and late-night; beer (bottled and on-tap) and wine. Large outdoor patio with heat lamps. 2033 San Pablo Ave., 510-845-1652, LanesplitterPizza.com

La Note French; brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine. Rear patio with 20 tables, heat lamps, and quaint, provincial decor. 2377 Shattuck Ave., 510-843-1535. LaNoteRestaurant.com

Le Bateau Ivre Cafe French; breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner. Double patio with wrought-iron fencing, trees and umbrellas for shade, and seating for 40 people. 2629 Telegraph Ave., 510-849-1100. LeBateauIvre.net

Le Petit Cheval Vietnamese; lunch and dinner. Two patios with seating for 58, umbrellas on some tables. 2600 Bancroft Way, 510-704-8018.

Manny’s Tap Room American; lunch and dinner; microbrew menu, beer and wine. Patio shaded by umbrellas, trees and bougainvillea, plus a tiered deck. 2438 Telegraph Ave., 510-848-8652.

Mokka Sandwiches, pastries; breakfast and lunch. Four sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 3075 Telegraph Ave., 510-848-8909. MokkaCoffee.com

Musical Offering Cafe Sandwiches, pastries; breakfast and lunch. Four sidewalk tables. 2430 Bancroft Way, 510-849-0211. MusicalOffering.com

O Chamé Japanese-inspired; lunch and dinner; beer, wine, and sake. Front patio has eight tables with cushioned seats; shaded by awning and a large spruce tree and candlelit at night. 1830 Fourth St., 510-841-8783.

Paragon California cuisine; continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner; full bar. Wooden deck with seventeen tables, heat lamps, and a view of the bay. Claremont Resort and Spa, 41 Tunnel Rd., 510-549-8585. ParagonRestaurant.com

Picante Taqueria Mexican; imported and locally grown ingredients; lunch and dinner; beer, wine, mojitos, and margaritas. Sidewalk tables out front and a side garden patio. 1328 Sixth St., 510-525-3121.

Riva Cucina Northern Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Eight to ten tables on outdoor piazza. 800 Heinz Ave., 510-841-7482. RivaCucina.com

Saul’s Restaurant and Deli New York-style deli; breakfast, lunch, dinner; wine, beer and some mixed drinks. Four sidewalk tables, but no full service outside. 1475 Shattuck Ave., 510-848-3354. SaulsDeli.com

Sea Salt Seafood; lunch, dinner, weekend brunch; beer, wine, and cocktails; dollar oysters and happy hour every day from 3 to 6. Patio seating with awning and heaters accommodates around fifty people at happy hour. 2512 San Pablo Ave., 510-883-1720. SeaSaltRestaurant.com.

Smokehouse Down-home greasy spoon with burgers, malts, and shakes; lunch, dinner, and late-night. Covered patio with picnic benches and a small area heater. 3115 Telegraph Ave., 510-845-3640.

Soop Soup; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk and patio tables. 1511 Shattuck Ave., 510-548-7667. SoopToGo.com

The Sunny Side Cafe American; breakfast and lunch. Six sidewalk tables with natural shade. 2136 Oxford St., 510-845-9900. TheSunnySideCafe.com

Tacubaya Mexican; breakfast, brunch, and lunch; beer and wine. Shared patio with Pasta Shop. Tables in front plaza. 1788 Fourth St., 510-525-5160. Tacubaya.net

Tandoor Kitchen Indian; lunch and dinner. Patio and sidewalk seating for 16 people. 2598 Telegraph Ave., 510-843-3951.

Tomate Café American; breakfast and lunch. Patio with 12 tables. 2265 Fifth St., 510-549-9885.

Tomatina Italian; lunch and dinner; pizza, pasta, and salads. About ten sidewalk tables in a fenced-off area. 2132 Center St., 510-849-0000. Tomatina.com

Triple Rock American; lunch and dinner; microbrews and munchies. Seats about forty at picnic tables on a partially covered patio. 1920 Shattuck Ave., 510-843-2739. TripleRock.com

Uncommon Cafe Coffeehouse; breakfast and lunch; pastries. Patio with pond and five umbrella-shaded tables enclosed in latticework fence. 2813 Seventh St., 510-845-5264. UncommonGrounds.net

Vanessa’s Bistro French-Vietnamese fusion; dinner; vegetarian options; full bar. Semi-enclosed patio in front with seating for 12 people. 1715 Solano Ave., 510-525-8300 VanessasBistro.com

Vault Cafe Coffeehouse with sandwiches and pastries; breakfast, brunch, lunch; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables. 3250 Adeline St., 510-595-9600. .

Viva Taqueria Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer; tables outside under umbrellas. 2984 Russell St., 510-843-5565.

Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai Buddhist temple food; Sunday brunch only; mango sticky rice and Thai iced tea. Seating for more than a hundred in backyard. 1911 Russell St., 510-849-3419.

Zabu Zabu Japanese; lunch and dinner; beer, sake, and wine. Specializing in shabu shabu, thinly sliced meat cooked quickly at the table. Outdoor patio with a cool modern feel, five tables. 1919 Addison St., 510-848-9228. Zabu-Zabu.com

BRENTWOOD

Cap’s Oak Street Bar & Grill Steakhouse; breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner. Heated patio with seating for 60. 144 Oak St., 925-634-1025.

Digger’s Diner American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sidewalk patio with six small tables. 2261 Balfour Rd., 925-240-8958.

La Costa Mexican; lunch and dinner. Covered patio with 15 tables. 335 Oak St., 925-240-5299.

Grazie Grille Italian; lunch and dinner. Patio with 12 tables, heating. 2505 Sand Creek Rd., 925-634-9223. Opens in June.

Nines American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Covered patio seats sixty; open patio seats eighty. 100 Summerset Dr. at the Brentwood Golf Club, 925-516-3413. NinesatBrentwood.com

Prevot’s Oyster Bar & Grill Seafood; lunch and dinner. Courtyard with umbrellas and a fountain, seating for 24. 613 First St., 925-626-7461. Prevots.com

Shutters Brasserie American; dinner. Patio with six tables, umbrellas, pet friendly. 2013 Elkins Way, 925-516-4131.

Aroma Cuisine of India Indian; lunch and dinner. Patio with five tables and umbrellas. 3418 Castro Village Dr., 510-888-9555. AromaCuisineofIndia.com

Bodi’s Java Specialty Coffee House Sandwiches, pastries; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seating for six on the sidewalk, shaded by an awning. 3803 E. Castro Valley Blvd., 510-581-2634.

JD’s Restaurant and Pies Diner; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Enclosed back patio with 12 tables and a fountain. 2837 Castro Valley Blvd., 510-886-6622.

Palomares Cafe Mediterranean, Italian; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 30. 3779 E. Castro Valley Blvd., 510-733-5852. Palomarescafe.com

Portales Taqueria Mexican; lunch and dinner. Three sidewalk tables, partially shaded. 3153 Castro Valley Blvd., 510-728-0522.

Rigatoni’s Restaurant Italian; lunch and dinner; covered patio with seating for 25 people. 20680 Rustic Dr., 510-537-6400. Rigatonis.com

Sunflower Chinese; lunch and dinner. Two tables on an enclosed side patio. 3483 Castro Valley Blvd., 510-881-2657.

Casa Gourmet Burrito Mexican; lunch and dinner. Three sidewalk tables with one large umbrella. 5435 Clayton Rd., 925-673-0908.

Ed’s Mudville Grill American; lunch, dinner, and appetizers; beer and wine. Patio with seven tables, trees, heat lamps, and a birdhouse. 6200 Center St., 925-673-0333. EdsMudvilleGrill.com

La Veranda Cafe Italian; lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; beer and extensive wine selection. Large front patio holds seven to eight tables and faces downtown; creek around back. 6201 Center St., 925-524-0011.

Moresi’s Chophouse Steakhouse; dinner. Patio with15 tables, umbrellas, and a tree for shade. 6115 Main St., 925-672-1333.

CONCORD

Bronze Buddha Thai Fusion Thai; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk patio with eight tables. Clayton Valley Shopping Center, 5434 Ygnacio Valley Rd., 925-524-0768.

DJ’s Bistro Czech and German; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables under an awning. 1825 Sutter St., 925-825-3277. DJsBistro.net

EJ Phair Brewing Company and Alehouse American; lunch and dinner; company brewed ales and lagers, wine. Patio tables seat around 25. 2151 Salvio St., Suite L, 925-691-4253, EJPhair.com

Fin’s on the Square Seafood; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 30-40 people. 1950 Grant St., 925-687-3467. FinsConcord.com

Fiore Restaurant Italian; lunch and dinner. Patio with 4 tables, heat lamps, covered by an awning. 5100 Clayton Rd., 925-969-1887. RestaurantFiore.com

Hot Basil Cafe Indian and Thai; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Two tables outside. 790 Oak Grove Rd., 925-288-0000.

I Love Teriyaki & Sushi Japanese; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 50, heat lamps, shaded by an awning. 1985 Willow Pass Rd., 925-680-0888. ILoveTeriyakiSushiConcord.com

Luna Ristorante Italian; lunch and dinner, no lunch on weekends; beer and wine. Two sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 2118 Willow Pass Rd., 100-B, 925-691-4080.

Memo’s Cocina Mexicana Mexican; breakfast, lunch and dinner; beer, wine, margaritas. Garden patio. 2118 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-691-6200.

Skipolini’s Pizza Pizza; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 2001 Salvio St., 925-680-6888.

La Tapatia Mexican; breakfast, lunch and dinner; full bar with more than a hundred assorted tequilas and “monster margaritas.” Terracotta patio with flower pots and adjustable awning and heater seats around 70 people. 1802 Willow Pass Rd., 925-685-1985. LaTapatia.org

Toscana Ristorante Italian; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 40 people. 2151 Salvio St., 925-521-9010. ToscanaofConcord.net

CROCKETT

The Dead Fish Seafood, steaks, pasta, salads; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio on bar side has a view of the Carquinez Bridge and Strait; restaurant patio has umbrellas and heaters. 20050 San Pablo Ave., 510-787-3323. TheDeadFish.com

Nantucket Fresh seafood; lunch and dinner; full bar. Around twelve picnic tables, some open, some shaded with umbrellas and awning. At the foot of Port Street on the marina; waterfront dining, also with a magnificent view of the bridge. 510-787-2233.

DANVILLE

The Basil Leaf Cafe Greek; lunch and dinner. Patio with 14 tables and umbrellas. 501 Hartz Ave., 925-831-2828. TheBasilLeafCafe.com

Blackhawk Grille California fusion; lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; full bar; wood-fired pizzas and fresh seafood. Double-tiered patio with seventeen tables, flowers, waterfalls, and a swan pond. 3540 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, 925-736-4295. BlackhawkGrille.com

Bridges East-West; lunch and dinner; full bar; Twenty grapevine-arbor-trellised tables beside a garden and large stone fountain; quiet, peaceful, and heated. 44 Church St., 925-820-7200. BridgesDanville.com

Esin Restaurant and Bar California cuisine; lunch and dinner; full bar; fresh-baked desserts. Outdoor patio with umbrellas. 750 Camino Ramon, 925-314-0974. EsinRestaurant.com

Father Nature’s Shed Californian; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine; coffees. Patio with 25 tables shaded by large umbrellas. 172 E. Prospect Ave., 925-820-3160.

Faz Restaurant and Bar Mediterranean; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio nestled in redwoods, with umbrellas, heaters, and a waterfall. 600 Hartz Ave., 925-838-1320. FazRestaurants.com

Kojis Japanese; lunch and dinner. Patio with three tables. 480 San Ramon Valley Blvd., 925-855-1084. Kojis-Danville.com

Marcello’s Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Candlelit patio with ten tables, shrubbery, and stained-glass windows. 515 San Ramon Valley Blvd., 925-838-8144.

Methany’s American; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 50-60 and umbrellas. 3690 Blackhawk Plaza Cir., 925-736-5700.

Pascal French Oven French; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Patio with seating for 30. 155 Railroad Ave., 925-838-7349. PascalCafe.com

Patrick David’s East-West; lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; full bar. Covered patio with heat lamps shaded by roof, umbrellas, and foliage. In Danville Livery Mercantile, 416 Sycamore Valley Rd., 925-838-7611. PatrickDavids.com

The Peasant & the Pear California/seasonal; lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; full bar. Shady courtyard with around ten tables and heaters, reminiscent of the pear orchard that originally inspired the owners. 267 Hartz Ave. in the Danville Clock Tower Center, 925-820-6611. ThePeasantandthePear.com

Piatti Mediterranean; lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; full bar. Patio seats sixty under heat lamps, umbrellas and awning. 100 Sycamore Valley Rd., 925-838-2082. Piatti.com

Sideboard American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sidewalk and patio seating, umbrellas and heat lamps, lap blankets provided. The Danville Hotel, 411 Hartz Ave., 925-984-2713.

Stomp Tapas; dinner. Patio with 6 tables, fireplace, lounge chairs with cushions, seats 32 people. 3451 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, 925-309-4417. StompSF.com

DUBLIN

McNamara’s Steak and Chop House Steakhouse; dinner; full bar. Six tables on covered front patio with fireplace and fountain. 7400 San Ramon Blvd., Dublin, 925-833-0995. McNamarasRestaurant.com.

Tomatina Italian; lunch and dinner. Patio seating. 4590 Dublin Blvd., 925-803-9997.

EL CERRITO

The Junket European-style deli/grocery; extensive sandwich menu includes specialty hams and wursts. Four outdoor tables under an awning face El Cerrito Plaza parking area. 235 El Cerrito Plaza; 510-524-4622. TheJunket.com

Little Ange’s Bar/steakhouse; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A patio out back has three tables. 6115 Potrero Ave., 510-232-8979.

Well Grounded Tea & Coffee Bar Tiny all-organic certified-green coffee shop with freshly brewed coffee and Spanish-style bocadillo sandwiches. Thee sidewalk tables. 6925 Stockton Ave., 510-528-4709. Well-Grounded.com

EMERYVILLE

Arizmendi Bakery & Pizzeria Baked goods and lunch. Covered patio with four small tables and two open-air benches. Live music on Saturday from 12:30-2:30 p.m. through September 1. 4301 San Pablo Ave., 510-547-0550. Arizmendi-Bakery.org

Asqew Grill Californian; lunch, dinner, and snacks; beer and wine. Seating for up to thirty on front patio, with heaters and lovely plants. 5614 Bay St., 510-595-7471. AsqewGrill.com

Bucci’s Californian-Italian; lunch and dinner, no Saturday lunch; full bar. Garden patio with five to twelve tables, depending on the weather. 6121 Hollis St., 510-547-4725. Buccis.com

California Pizza Kitchen Pizza; lunch, dinner, and brunch. Patio with heat lamps and nine tables enclosed by a guardrail. 5614 Bay St., Ste. 244, 510-654-0750. CPK.com

E-22 Cafe Italian; lunch and dinner; wine bar; pizza and panini. Open outdoor patio. 1366 Powell St., 510-735-9714. E22Cafe.com

Manzanita Vegetarian and vegan; lunch and dinner. Side patio with tables under big green umbrellas. 1050 40th St., 510-985-8386.

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Chinese; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio with heaters and five tables. 5633 Bay St., 510-879-0990. PFChangs.com

Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer. Terrace patio with fourteen tables and a heat lamp. 5614 Bay St., Ste. 233, 510-420-0450, Rubios.com

Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe American; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night; $1 domestic beers after 9 p.m. Forty seats on a sidewalk patio shaded by umbrellas, plus a stylish waitstaff. 4081 Hollis St., 510-594-1221. RudysCantFailCafe.com

Townhouse Bar and Grill American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Enclosed patio with fountain, seats around 65. 5862 Doyle St., 510-652-6151, TownhouseBarandGrill.com.

Zao Noodle Bar Chinese; lunch and dinner; wine, beer (some on tap), wine, and sake. Small terrace patio with ten tables and a fireplace. 5614 Bay St., Ste. 234, 510-595-2888, ZaoNoodle.com

FREMONT

Bijan Restaurant Persian; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 20-25, partially covered by an awning. 39935 Mission Blvd., 510-440-1755. BijanRestaurant.net

Casa Robles Mexican Restaurant Mexican; lunch and dinner; full bar. Sidewalk patio seats 15-20. 494 Mowry Ave., 510-796-4750.

Chaat Cafe Indian; lunch and dinner. Patio seating. 3954 Mowry Ave., 510-796-3408. ChaatCafes.com

City Beach – Pineapple Bar & Grill American grill; dinner and weekend lunch; full bar. Back patio with umbrellas. 4020 Technology Pl., 510-651-1660.

Classic Diner American; Fifties-style diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sidewalk patio with four tables and umbrellas. 39403 Fremont Blvd., 510-651-7241.

Falafel etc. Middle Eastern; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 40-45 people, partially covered by an awning. 39200 Fremont Blvd., 510-795-7170. Falafeletc1.com

Le Moose Crepe Cafe Crepes; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sidewalk seating for six people. 5014 Mowry Ave., 510-745-7288. LeMooseCafe.com/index.htm

La Sen Vietnamese; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Patio with six tables. 181 Fremont Hub Courtyard, 510-494-8300.

Vida Y Vino Wine Bistro Tapas; dinner. Small patio with seating for 20 and umbrellas. 43808 Christy St., 510-490-8466. VidayVino.com

HAYWARD

The Bistro American; dinner. Patio with twelve tables. 1001 B St., 510-886-8525.

Buffalo Bill’s Brewery American/brewpub; Lunch, dinner, and late night; sandwiches and pizza; locally brewed beer on tap and in bottle; coffees. Twelve four-top tables in front; around fifteen tables on the side with an awning. 1082 B St., 510-886-9823. BuffaloBillsBrewery.com

Mimi’s Cafe American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Patio with seating for 18 and umbrellas. 24542 Hesperian Blvd., 510-293-0805.

Neumanali Californian; dinner; beer and wine. Seating for up to 16 on back garden patio with grapevine and flowers, fountain, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 742 B St., 510-583-9744. Neumanali.com

KENSINGTON

The Arlington American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Three sidewalk tables partially shaded by an overhang. 269 Arlington Ave., 510-525-3900. 269theArlington.com

Post Meridian French; dinner and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Four sidewalk tables under an awning. 1568 Oak View Ave., 510-525-1350. PostMeridianRestaurant.com

LAFAYETTE

Amarin Thai Cuisine Thai; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 3555 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-8883. AmarinLafayette.com

Artisan Bistro French; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 50, umbrellas, and trees. 1005 Brown Ave., 925-962-0882. ArtisanLafayette.com

Bistro at the Park/Duck Club American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Eleven tables on a covered patio; more outside shaded by trees and umbrellas. 3287 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-7108.

Bo’s Barbecue Barbecue; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Niman Ranch meat and friendly service. Seven tables on a patio in front. 3422 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-7133.

CLAYTON

Casa Gourmet Burrito Mexican; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk tables. 3322 Mt Diablo Blvd., 925-284-4415.

Chevalier Restaurant French; lunch and dinner. Patio with 18 tables, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 960 Moraga Rd., 925-385-0793. ChevalierRestaurant.com

Chow American; breakfast, lunch, dinner; beer and wine. Encircling patio with large tables, shaded by awnings and umbrellas; heat lamps; dogs okay. 53 Lafayette Circle, 925-962-2469. ChowFoodBar.com

El Charro Mexican Dining Mexican; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio with around nineteen tables under umbrellas, surrounded by fountain and flowerbeds. 3339 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-2345.

La Finestra Ristorante Sicilian/Tuscan; lunch and dinner; full bar. Two covered patios plus a fountain amid vegetable and herb gardens. 100 Lafayette Circle, Suite 101, 925-284-5282. LaFinestraRistorante.com

Giardino Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Nine tables on a front patio with heaters; seats around 24. 3406 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-3869.

Metro Lafayette California/Asian fusion; brunch, lunch, and dinner; full bar. An outdoor garden patio seats up to 175, shaded by magnolia trees and surrounded by lavender, rosemary and fruit-bearing vines. 3524 Mount Diablo Blvd. (in the Plaza Shopping Center), 925-284-4422. MetroLafayette.com

Oasis Cafe Mediterranean; lunch. Patio with seating for 20 people, pet friendly. 3594 Mt Diablo Blvd., 925- 299-8822.

Pizza Antica Pizza; lunch and dinner. Patio with ten tables. 3600 Mt. Diablo Blvd., 925-299-0500.

Postino Italian; lunch weekdays, dinner nightly; full bar. Thirteen tables with heaters on Tuscan-style patio laced with ivy. 3565 Mt Diablo Blvd., 925-299-8700. PostinoRestaurant.com

Swad Indian Cuisine Indian; lunch and dinner. Patio seating for 35 with umbrellas and heat lamps. 3602 Mt. Diablo Blvd., 925-962-9575.

Uncle Yu’s Chinese; lunch and dinner. Enclosed patio with seating for 17, heat lamps, pet friendly. 999 Oak Hill Rd, 925-283-1688. UncleYu.com

Yankee Pier Seafood; lunch and dinner. 3 patios, including courtyard with mosaic fountain, with seating for 75, umbrellas, heat lamps, and pet friendly. 3593 Mount Diablo Blvd., 925-283-4100.YankeePier.com

LIVERMORE

Campo di Bocce Italian; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 100, 2 fireplaces, heat lamps, and bocce ball courts. 175 E Vineyard Ave., 925-249-9800.

Demitri’s Taverna Greek; lunch and dinner. Five enclosed sidewalk tables shaded by an awning, pet friendly. 2235 1st St., 925-373-0306.

First Street Ale House America; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 40 people, covered awning, pet friendly. 2086 1st St., 925-371-6588. FirstStreetAleHouse.com

Garre Vineyard & Winery Mediterranean; lunch and dinner. Garre Cafe patio has live seating for 80-100 and live music on Fri. 7986 Tesla Rd., 925-371-8200. GarreWinery.com

The Grill at Poppy Ridge Burgers, sandwiches; lunch. Patio with seating for 76 (more for special events), view of golf course and lakes, vineyards, heat lamps, and umbrellas. 4280 Greenville Rd., 925-456-8215.

Los Vaqueros Grill & Bar Mexican; lunch and dinner. Greenhouse seats 40 people, patio seats 50. 1000 N Vasco Rd., 925-456-6233. LosVaquerosGrill.com

The Pupusa House Latin American; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk seating for up to four people. 1550 Railroad Ave., 925-443-1268. PupusaHouse.com

Sansar Indian Cuisine Indian; lunch and dinner. Back patio with seating for 50, sidewalk seating at front for 20, umbrellas. 2220 1st St., 925-606-6191. SansarIndianCuisine.com

Uncle Yu’s at the Vineyard Chinese; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 45, next to newly renovated park with a view, umbrellas and pine trees for shade. 39 S Livermore Ave., 925-449-7000.

Wente Vineyards Restaurant American/Californian; lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; full bar and extensive wine list. Dozens of patio tables overlooking vineyard. 5050 Arroyo Rd., 925-456-2450. WenteVineyards.com/restaurant

Yanni’s Greek Cafe Greek; lunch and dinner. Small patio with seating for 15. 6635 Alhambra Ave., 925-943-5771. YannisCafe.com

MARTINEZ

Haute Stuff Californian; lunch Monday-Fri., dinner Thu.-Saturday; beer and wine. Five tables on a brick patio seat approximately twenty on sleepy one-way street. Sunny and shaded seating. 521 Main St., 925-229-0521. HauteStuffBistro.com

J T LaBeau’s American; lunch and dinner. Two patios with seating for 30 people, pet friendly. 436 Ferry St., 925-229-9232. JTLaBeaus.com

La Tapatia Mexican; breakfast, lunch, dinner; full bar with more than a hundred assorted tequilas and “monster margaritas.” Outdoor patio shaded by a huge tree seats around 26 people. 536 Main St., 925-229-3866.

MORAGA

Ranch House Cafe American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Four picnic-size tables on a patio. 1012 School St., 925-376-5127.

Ristorante Amoroma Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Enclosed patio with lemon trees, heat lamps, and jasmine in full bloom. 360 Park St., 925-377-7662. Amoroma1.com

OAKLAND

À Côté Californian; dinner; full bar; eclectic wine list. Italian-style outdoor setting with columns, fountain, herb garden, grapevines, and lemon and avocado trees. Retractable awnings and velvet curtains plus radiant heaters. 5478 College Ave., 510-655-6469. ACoteRestaurant.com

Aunt Mary’s Cafe American/Southern soul food; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and Thursday-Saturday dinner; house-baked pastries; coffees. Covered front patio with seven tables.

4307 Telegraph Ave., 510-601-9227. AuntMarysCafe.com

Autobahn Cafe Sandwiches, salads, pastries; breakfast, and lunch. Enclosed, well-shaded back patio with seating for 14, one table out front with umbrella. 571 5th St., 510-836-1234.

B Restaurant and Bar American; lunch and dinner. Two separate patios separated with wrought-iron gate, seating for 25-30, dog friendly, partially shaded by awning, heat lamps. 499 9th St., 510-251-8770.

Bacheeso’s Mediterreanean; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 20-25. 246 Grand Ave., 510-891-1496.

Bakesale Betty American; sandwiches, salads, baked goods and coffees; breakfast and lunch; tasty fried-chicken sandwiches and salads. Cute sidewalk ironing board tables and stools. 5098 Telegraph Ave., 510-985-1213. BakesaleBetty.com

Barclay’s Restaurant and Pub Sandwiches and huge brew menu; lunch and dinner; full bar. Sunken patio with eight tables. 5940 College Ave., 510-654-1650. BarclaysPub.com

Barney’s Gourmet Burgers American diner; lunch and dinner; beer and wine; coffees. Twenty-two sturdy wood tables out back on an ivy-bedecked brick patio, shaded by trees. 4162 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-7180; 5819 College Ave., 510-601-0444, BarneysHamburgers.com

Bay Wolf Cafe and Restaurant Californian; lunch and dinner; beer and solid wine list. Eucalyptus-screened, heated veranda with removable windows seats forty. 3853 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-6004. BayWolf.com

Beer Revolution Beer; lunch and dinner. Several picnic tables out front on open deck. 464 3rd St., 510-452-2337. Beer-Revolution

Blackberry Bistro Southern/breakfast; breakfast, brunch and lunch; challah French toast, grits; coffees; beer, wine, sake, and cocktails. Seven to eight sidewalk tables in front with an awning. 4240 Park Blvd., 510-336-1088. BlackberryBistro.com

Bocanova Latin American; lunch and dinner. Patio with 25 tables, umbrellas, heat lamps, and a view of the bay. 55 Webster St., 510-444-1233.

Caffe Verbena Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio overlooking a Zen garden and downtown. In the Shorenstein Building atrium, 1111 Broadway, 510-465-9300. CaffeVerbena.com

Cafe 15 American; breakfast and brunch. Sidewalk patio with nine tables, heat lamps. 597 15th St., 510-891-3900

Cafe Colucci Ethiopian and Eritrean; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; beer (some Ethiopian) and wine; coffee. Four sidewalk tables under umbrellas, with heaters and leafy plants. 6427 Telegraph Ave., 510-601-7999. CafeColucci.com

Cafe Lyon French-style; lunch and dinner; sandwiches, desserts; wine, beer; coffees. Six sidewalk tables. 5701 College Ave., 510-547-0800. CafeLyon.com

Cafe Rustica Italian, pizza; lunch and dinner; full bar. Four sidewalk tables in front with umbrellas; the tropical-themed Conga Lounge upstairs also has outdoor seating. 5422 College Ave., 510-654-1601. CafeRustica.com

César Piedmont California/tapas; lunch and dinner; full bar. Sidewalk tables on a street-front patio. 4039 Piedmont Ave., 510-985-1200. BarCesar.com

Chez Simone French; lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; wine. Second-floor patio open depending on weather. 4125 Piedmont Ave., 510-655-1034.

City Grille American; breakfast and lunch. Six tables out front, shaded by umbrellas and trees. 1259 Jefferson St., 510-835-2288.

Chop Bar American, gastropub; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Patio with 2 tables, outdoor breakfast bar/rail that seats 15-20 people. 247 4th St., 510-834-2467.

Christopher’s Burger Burgers; lunch and dinner. Four sidewalk tables shaded by an awning. 5295 College Ave., 510-601-8828.

Cock-a-doodle Cafe Sandwiches, French-style quiches and omelets; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Seating available on garden patio with heaters and umbrellas. 719 Washington St., 510-465-5400. CockadoodleCafe.com

The Coffee Mill & Bakery American, pastries; lunch and dinner. Patio with 30 tables. 3363 Grand Ave., 510-465-4224.

Connie’s Cantina Mexican; breakfast, lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Back patio with dazzling murals and space for up to 45. 3340 Grand Ave., 510-839-4986. ConniesCantina.com

Crepevine Crepes and diner food; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night; beer and wine; coffee. Patio seating under a heated, covered roof. 5600 College Ave., 510-658-2026. Crepvine.com

Dareye Hide a way Ethiopian Resturant Ethiopian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Patio and sidewalk seating, 15 tables, shaded by umbrellas. 6430 Telegraph Ave., 510-891-1028.

Doña Tomás Mexican; dinner; full bar, great margaritas. Brick patio with a fountain and seating for up to 60 people. Outdoor seating available seasonally. Closed Sunday and Monday. 5004 Telegraph Ave., 510-450-0522. DonaTomas.com

Dopo Pizzas, pasta, appetizers; lunch and dinner; beer, wine and cocktails. Outdoor garden with four tables on the side and three in front. 4293 Piedmont Ave., 510-652-3676.

Drunken Fish Japanese, sushi; lunch and dinner; Patio with 10 tables, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 3314 Piedmont Ave., 510-645-1912.

Everett & Jones Barbeque Barbecue; lunch and dinner; full bar; ribs, coleslaw, cornbread muffins; home of the world famous barbecue sauce. About ten tables out front. 126 Broadway Ave., 510-663-2350. EandJBBQ.com

The Fat Lady American; brunch, lunch, and dinner. Patio seating. 201 Washington St., 510-465-4996.

Fenton’s Creamery & Restaurant American, ice cream; lunch and dinner. Patio with umbrellas and heat lamps, kid and pet friendly. 4226 Piedmont Ave., 510-658-7000.

Filippos Restaurant Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Ten sidewalk tables under an awning. 5400 College Ave., 510-601-8646. Filippos.biz

Garibaldi’s Italian; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk seating for 12. 5356 College Ave., 510-595-4000.

Ghazal Indian Cuisine Indian; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 131 Broadway, 510-268-9500.

The Grand Tavern American, gastropub; lunch and dinner. Back patio with seven tables, front patio with five tables, with umbrellas and heat lamps. 3601 Grand Ave., 510-444-4644.

Holy Land Mediterranean; lunch and dinner; beer; coffee. Sidewalk tables under a large blue awning. 677 Rand Ave., 510-272-0535. HolyLandRestaurant.com

Hudson Bay Cafe Italian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seven sidewalk tables. 5401 College Ave., 510-658-0214.

Il Pescatore Italian; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; full bar. Rear patio with twelve tables and umbrellas. Jack London Sq., 510-465-2188. IlPescatoreRistorante.com

Italian Colors Italian; lunch Tuesday-Fri., dinner daily; full bar. Patio with garden and large fountain offers seating for 40, most under awnings; view of the Oakland Hills. 2220 Mountain Blvd., 510-482-8094. ItalianColorsRestaurant.com

Khana Peena Indian; lunch, dinner; buffet at lunchtime only. Stylish modern architecture includes covered patio, heated when necessary, seating for up to 60 people. 5318 College Ave., 510-658-2300.

Kincaid’s Bayhouse Seafood, steakhouses; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 30, umbrellas on some tables. 1 Franklin St., 510-835-8600.

Lakeshore Cafe Sandwiches, burgers, and salads; breakfast and lunch; beer and wine; coffees. Enclosed, secluded patio in back, festooned with ivy, pillars and fountain. 3257 Lakeshore Ave., 510-832-4374. LakseshoreCafe.net

Leaning Tower of Pizza Pizza; lunch and dinner. Four sidewalk tables. 498 Wesley Ave., 510-444-6824.

Levende East California cuisine; lunch and dinner; full bar; happy hour and specialty margaritas. Three four-top and four two-top tables on sidewalk. 827 Washington St., 510-835-5585. Levende.com

Lynn & Lu’s Escapade Cafe American, super omelets; breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Sidewalk tables plus an upstairs patio with ten tables. 3353 Grand Ave., 510-835-5705.

Mama Buzz Cafe Pastries, some sandwiches; beer on tap; coffees. Backyard patio with seating for 25, and three sidewalk tables in front. Free wireless. 2318 Telegraph Ave., 510-465-4073. MamaBuzzCafe.com

Marc 49 Tapas/wine bar; dinner; international wine list. Seating for 15 on two separate patios with heat lamps. 4915 Telegraph Ave., 510-652-2100.

Messob Ethiopian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Patio in front with four tables and umbrellas. 4301 Piedmont Ave., 510-428-1122. Messob.org

Miss Pearl’s Jam House Caribbean; lunch and dinner. Two patios with umbrellas and heat lamps, seating for 50-100 people. 1 Broadway, 510-444-7171.

Montclair Bistro French, American; dinner. Small patio/walkway with 3 tables. 6118 Medau Pl., 510-482-8282.

Nama Japanese Cuisine Japanese; lunch and dinner. Six to eight tables outside. 3400 Fruitvale Ave., 510-530-8564. Namadimond.blogspot.com

Nan Yang Burmese; lunch and dinner; large beer and wine list. Storefront patio made of marble with three small tables, seats about ten. 6048 College Ave., 510-655-3298.

Nomad Cafe Californian; art and Internet cafe; breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; beer and wine; smoothies. Seven tables under awnings; live music on Fri., Saturday, and Sunday 6500 Shattuck Ave., 510-595-5344. NomadCafe.net

Noodle Theory Asian; lunch and dinner. Three to four sidewalk tables covered by an awning. 3242 Scott St., 510-595-6988.

Oliveto Italian; breakfast, lunch, and dinner; full bar. When the weather is nice, the downstairs walk-in cafe opens up to four tables onto the street. 5655 College Ave., 510-547-5356. Oliveto.com

Pacific Coast Brewing Company American; lunch and dinner. Patio with foliage and seating for 30-35 people. 906 Washington St., 510-836-2739.

Palapas Taco Bar Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer, wine, and cocktails. Tables outside. 200 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 510-268-1700.

Park Avenue Bar & Grill American; brunch, lunch, and dinner. Patio with 5-6 tables, umbrellas when needed. 4184 Piedmont Ave., 510-985-0900.

Penelope America; lunch and dinner. Six sidewalk tables. 555 12th St., 510-834-0404.

Picán Southern; lunch and dinner. Patio with heat lamps, enclosed by railing, 10-12 tables. 2295 Broadway, 510-834-1000.

Pizzaiolo Wood-fired pizza; dinner, plus coffee and toast served in the morning; vegan options; full bar. Eight uncovered tables in courtyard out back. Closed Sunday. 5008 Telegraph Ave., 510-652-4888. PizzaioloOakland.com

Pomodoro Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Nineteen tables on raised patio, with heat lamps and umbrellas. 5500 College Ave., 510-923-0900.

Powderface Coffee and Beignets Coffeehouse; New Orleans-style beignets, smoothies, soups, and sandwiches; all-day breakfast, and lunch. Patio seating for up to thirty at tables with umbrellas. 3411 E. 12th St., Ste. 134, Fruitvale Village, 510-536-3223. Powderface.net

Quinn’s Lighthouse Seafood; lunch and dinner; full bar. Up to 35 seats on a peanut-shell-strewn second-story deck, which surrounds the bar and offers views of the marina and estuary. 1951 Embarcadero East, Embarcadero Cove Marina, 510-536-2050. QuinnsLighthouse.com

Rio California Brazilian; breakfast and lunch . Deck with 13 tables and umbrellas, view of Preservation Park. 510-834-2565.

Rooz Cafe Sandwiches; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Two sidewalk benches with seating for 6 to 8 people, shaded by umbrella. 1918 Park Ave., 510-267-0110.

SR24 American; lunch and dinner, organic food. Seven outdoor tables in the shopping plaza. 5179 Telegraph St, 510-655-9300.

Sabuy Sabuy Thai; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Ten tables in an enclosed garden courtyard with an orange tree and fountain. 5231 College Ave., 510-653-8587.

Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar Seafood; dinner. Patio with 15 tables. 2 Broadway, 510-444-3456.

Somerset American; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; full bar. Trellised patio out back adorned with wisteria and other flowers. 5912 College Ave., 510-428-1823, SomersetRestaurant.com

Spice Monkey American; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 1628 Webster St., 510-268-0170.

Stork Club Bar with uncovered patio and small covered area. Few amenities aside from overturned milk crate seats, but lots of gritty urban charm. 2330 Telegraph Ave., 510-444-6174.

Tamale Queen/World Cup Coffee Mexican; breakfast, lunch, and early dinner. Garden patio with four tables. 1212 Fruitvale Ave., 510-436-7455.

Tamarindo Antojeria Mexicana Mexican; lunch and dinner; full bar. Street-side dining with six tables. 468 8th St., 510-444-1944. TamarindoAntojeria.com

Taqueria Las Comadres II Mexican; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 2081 Mountain Blvd., 510-339-9002.

Taqueria San Jose Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer. Eight tables on side patio with fountains, umbrellas, and trees. 3433 International Blvd., 510-533-5748.

Trattoria Laurellinos Italian; lunch and dinner. Small patio with four small and two big tables, umbrellas, dogs allowed, occasional live music during the summer. 4171 Macarthur Blvd., 510-530-3600.

Tribu Cafe Coffeehouse, pastries, sandwiches, soup; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Six sidewalk tables with umbrellas, dog friendly. 6501 San Pablo Ave., 510-653-6501.

Tropix Caribbean Restaurant Caribbean/Gulf Coast; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Jamaican-themed patio with splashy colors, vines, and flowers holds thirteen tables with heat lamps, umbrellas, and an awning. 3814 Piedmont Ave., 510-653-2444. TropixRestaurant.com

The Uptown Bar with huge seated outdoor area for drinking. 1928 Telegraph Ave., 510-451-8100. UptownNightclub.com

Vulcan Thai Thai; lunch and dinner. Patio has 4 tables with umbrellas. 915 45th Ave., 510-536-6303.

Wasabi Japanese; dinner and late night; sushi bar. Outdoor seating accommodates up to fifty. 1611 2nd Ave., 510-836-1611, OaklandWasabi.com

Yardie Jerk Caribbean; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 10 people, two tables out front. 3301 San Pablo Ave., 510-547-4900. YardieJerk.com

Z Cafe and Bar Californian; weekday breakfast, lunch, and dinner; dinner-only on Saturday, closed Sunday; beer, wine, and specialty cocktails; happy hour. Six tables on patio with awning. 2735 Broadway, 510-663-2905. ZCafeandBar.com

Zza’s Trattoria Italian; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; seafood, salad, pasta; beer and wine. Overhang shades four sidewalk tables overlooking lake. 552 Grand Ave., 510-839-9124. ZzasOnline.com

ORINDA

Lava Pit Hawaiian Grill Hawaiian; lunch and dinner. Four sidewalk tables shaded by roof. 2 Theatre Square, Ste. 142, 925-253-1338. LavaPit.com

Petra Cafe Greek; lunch and dinner. Four sidewalk tables. 2 Theater Square, Ste. 105, 925-254-5290.

Shelby’s American; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; beer and wine. Storefront tables line a brick walkway in an outdoor shopping complex, with umbrellas and potted plants. 2 Theater Square, Ste. 150, 925-254-9687. ShelbysSeatBetter.com.

PINOLE

Original Red Onion American diner; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enclosed creekside patio seats 40. 2870 Pinole Valley Rd., 510-758-9462.

PLEASANT HILL

Kinder’s Custom Meats Combination meat market and barbecue shop; lunch. Two side patios with nine tables. 2227 Morello Ave., Pleasant Hill, 925-798-2333. KindersBBQ.com

Meson Azteca Mexican Cuisine Mexican; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 2237 Morello Ave., 925-676-6425.

Moa Korean BBQ Korean; lunch and dinner. Ten sidewalk tables. 508 Q Contra Costa Blvd., 925-288-0005.

Nibblers Eatery and Wine Bar Tapas; dinner. Patio with seating for 12 people, dog friendly, shaded by building. 1922 Oak Park Blvd., 928-944-0402. NibblersEatery.com

Shaadzee Middle Eastern; breakfast and lunch. Patio with 10 tables, umbrellas, dog friendly. 60 Crescent Dr., 925-687-8200.

Tahoe Joe’s Steakhouse; dinner. Patio with 8-9 tables, heat lamps, umbrellas, and trees. 999 Contra Costa Blvd., 925-687-8096. TahoeJoes.com

PLEASANTON

Baci Restaurant Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Three storefront tables on quaint street with umbrellas and trees, plus six tables around the corner. 500 Main St., 925-600-0600. BaciMainstreet.com

Barone’s Restaurant Continental; dinner; full bar, happy hour. Deck with umbrellas heaters seats about fifty. Courtyard in back with gazebo and lawn for private parties. Live music Fri. and Saturday 475 Saint John St., 925-426-0987.

Blue Agave Club Mexican cuisine; lunch and dinner; full bar with extensive tequila and margarita menu. Front garden patio holds about 52 tables under umbrellas, trees, and heat lamps. 625 Main St., 925-417-1224. BlueAgaveClub.com

Claude & Dominique’s Bistro French; dinner; beer and wine. Delightful covered patio. 210 Rose Ave., 925-462-0100. ClaudeandDominiquesBistro.com

Faz Wood-fired Mediterranean cuisine; lunch and dinner; full bar. Patio dining under big umbrellas seats sixty. 5121 Hopyard Rd., 925-460-0444. 600 Hartz Ave., Danville, 925-838-1320. FazRestaurants.com

Red Smoke Grill American, barbecue; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Front patio with three to five tables under umbrellas. 4501 Hopyard Rd., 925-734-0307. RedSmokeGrill.com

Stacey’s Cafe American; lunch and dinner; full bar. Front and side patio with eleven tables under umbrellas festooned with roses. 310 Main St., Ste. A, 925-461-3113. EatatStaceys.com

PORT COSTA

Warehouse Cafe American; lunch and dinner; Sunday barbecue; full bar with more than 400 beers. Patio and deck overlooking the Carquinez Strait. No food service outside, but you can take your food outdoors. 5 Canyon Lake Dr., 510-787-1827.

RICHMOND

All’s Fare American; lunch. Patio with seating for 16 on the marina. 1210 Brickyard Cove Rd., 510-232-1500.

The Baltic German; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 60, umbrellas, pet friendly. 135 Park Pl., 510-237-1000. BalticJoint.com

Porky’s Pizza Palace Pizza; lunch and dinner. Patio with 4 tables underneath an overhang, enclosed by a railing, dog friendly. 1221 Manor Blvd., 510-357-4323.

Portumex Portuguese and Mexican; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Extensive outdoor seating for up to 40 people includes a large patio in back. 721 23rd St., 510-237-7513.

Salute Ristorante Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar. An awning shades eight tables on a wood patio in front; fountains, heat lamps, trellises with jasmine archway. 1900 Esplanade Dr., 510-215-0803. SaluteMarinaBay.com

SAN LEANDRO

Blue Dish Cafe & Catering Mediterranean; lunch. Three sidewalk tables. 2956 Teagarden St., 510-614-5500.

Horatio’s American/seafood; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; full bar. Ten patio tables, semi-enclosed with glass, overhung with a trellis; heat lamps at night. Patio offers a sweeping view of the marina. 60 Monarch Bay, 510-351-5556.

Joaquin Deli Eastern European deli; lunch; beer and wine. Front patio with four tables under umbrellas. 275 Joaquin Ave., 510-895-3234. JoaquinDeli.com

Roccab’s Cafe & Deli American; breakfast and lunch. Deck and sidewalk seating for 15, deck overlooks creek, view of trees and river. 1070 E 14th St., 510-636-1390. Roccabs.8m.com

SAN LORENZO

Sam’s Super Burger American diner; breakfast, lunch and dinner. Five sidewalk tables with umbrellas and a side patio with two tables. 18401 Hesperian Blvd., 510-278-6339.

SAN RAMON

The Hopyard American Alehouse & Grill American; lunch and dinner. Patio with 18 tables, umbrellas, and heat lamps. 470 Market Pl., 925-277-9600. Hopyard.com

Katy’s Korner Diner food; breakfast and lunch. Shaded patio with seating for 45 people. 2550 San Ramon Valley Rd., 925-831-2145.

Kilohana Grill Hawaiian; lunch and dinner. Front patio with four tables shaded by umbrellas. 1061-A Market Place, 925-830-1144. KilohanaGrill.com

Los Panchos Mexican; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 50. 3104 Crow Canyon Pl., 925-275-1300.

Mexxi’s Restaurant & Catering Mexican; lunch and dinner. Eight sidewalk tables with umbrellas. 9110 Alcosta Blvd., 925-803-1111. Mexxis.com

Mykonos Mediterranean Grill Mediterranean; lunch and dinner. Patio with eight tables and umbrellas. 164 Market Pl., 925-355-1930.

Sergio’s Trattoria Italian; lunch, brunch, and dinner; wine. Heated outdoor veranda with 15 tables. 500 Bollinger Canyon Way, 925-968-1658, SergiosTrattoria.com

Shiraz Persian; lunch and dinner. Back patio with 10 tables. 21314 San Ramon Valley Blvd., 925-829-5558. ShirazSanRaMondaycom

Thyme to Eat American; lunch and dinner. Two sidewalk tables. 2217-F San Ramon Valley Blvd., 925-837-2246. Thyme2Eat.com

Zachary’s Pizza Pizza; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Outside tables with eight tables, weather permitting. 3110 Crow Canyon Rd., San Ramon, 925-244-1222. Zacharys.com

WALNUT CREEK

Ajisai Japanese Grill & Sushi Japanese; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 40 covered by an awning. 2300 N Main St., 925-932-8398. AjisaiWalnutCreek.com

Alborz Restaurant Persian; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 20. 1829 Mt. Diablo Blvd., 925-944-9099.

Babushka Restaurant and Deli Eastern European; lunch, dinner, and brunch; beer and wine. From May through October, garden patio seating upon request; music and dancing at night. 1475 Newell Ave., 925-210-0779. BabushkaFood.com

Le Bistro French; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Two sidewalk tables under an awning. No wine service outside. 1606 N Main St., 925-407-8000.

Breads of India Indian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Sidewalk tables with seating for 12. 1358 N Main St., 925-256-7684. BreadsofIndia.com

Caffe Delle Stelle Italian; dinner; wine and beer. Four tables on the street. 1532 N Main St., 925-943-2393.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Mexican; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk seating, six tables with umbrellas. 1158 Locust St., 925-935-9307. Chipotle.com

Crepes Ooh La La Crepes; breakfast, lunch. Three sidewalk tables. 1548 Locust St., 925-944-5790.

The Door Restaurant Asian fusion, Singaporean; lunch, dinner. Back patio with 20 tables, shaded, with a view of the creek. 1148 S Main St., 925-930-8088. TheDoorRestaurant.com

Il Fornaio Italian restaurant and bakery; lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch; full bar. Patio with heat lamps and umbrellas holds ten tables bedecked with flora. 1430 Mt. Diablo Blvd., 925-296-0100. IlFornaio.com

La Fogata Mexican Grill and Bar Mexican; lunch and dinner; full bar. Twelve tables in front of restaurant on a covered patio with shade and ceiling fans. 1315 N Main St., 925-934-8121.

Locust Street Deli-Cafe Deli; breakfast and lunch. Five sidewalk tables. 1552 Locust St., 925-945-6669.

Genova Delicatessen Italian deli with sandwiches, pastries, espresso, pasta, and sauces; lunch. Ten to twelve tables on sidewalk at each location. No bar service outside. 1105 S. California Blvd., 925-939-3838; 2064 Treat Blvd., 925-938-2888. GenovaDeli.net

Kaiwa Sushi Japanese; lunch and dinner; beer, wine and sake. Two patio tables. 1534 Locust St., 925-274-9496.

Lark Creek Classic and contemporary American; lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch; full bar with sweeping wine list; patio happy hour Monday-Thursday from 4 to 6 with discounted specialty cocktails and wine. Eight tables on front patio, plus a fire pit and sunshade; large table on side patio. 1360 Locust St., 925-256-1234. LarkCreek.com

Massimo Ristorante Italian; lunch and dinner; beer plus extensive wine list. Outdoor patio seating with heaters. Live piano jazz on Fri. and Saturday nights. 1604 Locust St. 925-932-1474. MassimoRistorante.com

Maria Maria La Cantina Mexican; lunch, dinner, and brunch; full bar. Twelve tables on back patio with creekside dining, nine more in front; both with trellises and umbrellas. 1470 N Broadway, 925-946-1010.

Oi-C Bowl Chinese, Japanese; lunch and dinner. Patio with seating for 35 with an awning. 1616 N Main St., 925-287-8118. OiCBowl.com

Original Mel’s Diner; lunch and dinner. Sidewalk patio with seating for 24 and umbrellas. 1394 N Main St., 925-935-6457.

Pomegranate Mediterranean; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Twelve storefront tables with umbrellas on a tree-lined patio. 1389-B N Main St., 925-944-9292. PomegranateRestaurant.com

Prima Italian; lunch and dinner; full bar with extensive wine selection. Loggia with 12 tables overlooks the street; enclosed by glass doors, opened during good weather. 1522 N Main St., 925-935-7780. PrimaRistorante.com

Pyramid Alehouse American; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Fifteen tables, benches, and bar seating in back with umbrellas and heat lamps; front patio seating for 24 under an awning. 1410 Locust St., 925-946-1520. PyramidBrew.com

Rocco’s Ristorante & Pizzeria Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Hand-thrown pizzas and a vintage mural inside; four sidewalk tables outside, two bar-side tables. 2909 Ygnacio Valley Rd., 925-947-6105. RoccosPizzeria.com

Silk Road Greek, Mediterranean; lunch, dinner. Patio with seating for 30-35 under awning. 1440 N Main St., 925-932-9090. SilkRoadWalnutCreek.com

Skipolini’s Pizza Pizza and salads; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Back patio seats up to 95 with a fountain and a covered kids’ play area; patio features a mural and is surrounded by heaters, trees, and bushes. 1535 Giammona Dr., 925-280-1100. SkipolinisPizza.com

Stanford’s Californian; lunch and dinner; full bar. Two patios with twelve tables under umbrellas, surrounded by flower-topped brick wall. 1300 S Main St., 925-944-0895. Stanfords.com

Sunrise Bistro & Catering American; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Patio with 15 tables. 1559 Botelho Dr., 925-930-0122.

Team Rib Factory Barbeque; lunch and dinner. Outdoor seating for 16 in Broadway Plaza, shaded by umbrellas. 55 Broadway Ln., 925-933-7427. TeamRibFactory.com

Tomatina Italian; lunch and dinner; beer and wine. Covered patio with eight tables under a glass roof, opens onto the street. 1325 N Main St., 925-930-9999. Tomatina.com

Va de Vi Bistro and Wine Bar International/global cuisine; lunch and dinner; full bar. Four sidewalk tables, plus nine on the side lane and ten on the back deck with umbrellas (reservations recommended). 1511 Mt. Diablo Blvd., 925-979-0100. Va-de-Vi-Bistro.com

Walnut Creek Yacht Club Seafood; lunch and dinner; full bar. Heated deck with a nautical theme, plus retractable walls and ceiling. 1555 Bonanza St., 925-944-3474. WalnutCreekYachtClub.com

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