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Where to Eat Outside in Miami Now That Summer's Over

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Now that the blistering heat of the Miami summer is beginning to subside, it's safe to eat outdoors again. And good thing, because Miami leads the nation in terms of gorgeous al fresco dining opportunities. We'e gone ahead and updated the spring al fresco dining map to include newcomers and some old standbys. Here, now, 20 great places for outdoor dining.


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Juvia receives accolades from everywhere for its incredible Alejandro Barrios Carrera-designed rooftop dining space. Head over to enjoy an awesome spot with a killer view of the city.

Barton G. The Restaurant

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Have a night on the patio at Barton G. The Restaurant. Romantic, elegant, trendy, what more can you ask for?

Scarpetta @ Fontainebleau

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Stop by Scarpetta for some Italian and ocean views, a perfect way to spend one of Miami’s breezy, pre-summer evenings.

Wynwood Kitchen & Bar

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Drink and dine among the cool artwork at Kitchen Wynwood & Bar. Inside is chic too, but now’s the perfect time to take it outside to the garden seating.

Cecconi's Miami Beach

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Sit outside among the lit trees and hanging bell jars and enjoy Cecconi's relaxing garden vibe.
Eat your Japanese on the terrace at Zuma's where you can lay back and look over Intercoastal.

The Rusty Pelican

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A classic spot with couches, campfires and great views of Miami and the bay.

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

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Kick back and lounge around on the Lido's patio. Bayside views and comfy chairs and a pool in case you need immediate coolness.

Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita

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Head over here for some for those cool pre-ball-of-fire summer nights. Dine, drink or take a nap in the cabana beds?

Mandolin Aegean Bistro

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Make sure to ask for an outdoor table at Mandolin, where you can enjoy a candlelit dinner. Quaint, romantic and to be taken advantage of before the hot and sticky summer.

Il Gabbiano

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Il Gabbiano's large patio makes it so that you'll almost always score a table outside. Relax on the waterfront and chow down on some Italian.

Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

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Grab some tasty dishes at Michael's and make sure to enjoy them in the courtyard. A great spot to take a break from the work day and enjoy the nice weather.
If you're going to Azul, opt to dine outside and look over the bay. Or take your drinks to the balcony post-meal and take in Miami's skyline.

A Fish Called Avalon

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Make sure to snag an outdoor table ideal for people-watching on bustling Ocean Drive.

Perricone's Marketplace & Cafe

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Enjoy some of Miami's best Italian food in resort-style outdoor seating in Brickell Village away from the bustle of nearby South Beach.

Garcia's Seafood Grille & Fish

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Some of the freshest seafood Miami has to offer (they have their own fleet of fishing boats) can be had at this famous waterfront dining staple.

Florida Cookery

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Authentic Florida cuisine in a vibrant outdoor setting is the perfect way to enjoy the Miami patio dining scene.

The Local House

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Eclectic seafood creations in a warm patio setting is the perfect place for a relaxed bite.

Oak Tavern

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A giant oak tree is the centerpiece of a welcoming outdoor seating area. Socialize over oysters made famous at David Bracha's other restaurant, The River Seafood and Oyster Bar, and house-made charcuterie at their communal reclaimed wood table.

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Juvia

Juvia receives accolades from everywhere for its incredible Alejandro Barrios Carrera-designed rooftop dining space. Head over to enjoy an awesome spot with a killer view of the city.

Barton G. The Restaurant

Have a night on the patio at Barton G. The Restaurant. Romantic, elegant, trendy, what more can you ask for?

Scarpetta @ Fontainebleau

Stop by Scarpetta for some Italian and ocean views, a perfect way to spend one of Miami’s breezy, pre-summer evenings.

Wynwood Kitchen & Bar

Drink and dine among the cool artwork at Kitchen Wynwood & Bar. Inside is chic too, but now’s the perfect time to take it outside to the garden seating.

Cecconi's Miami Beach

Sit outside among the lit trees and hanging bell jars and enjoy Cecconi's relaxing garden vibe.

Zuma

Eat your Japanese on the terrace at Zuma's where you can lay back and look over Intercoastal.

The Rusty Pelican

A classic spot with couches, campfires and great views of Miami and the bay.

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

Kick back and lounge around on the Lido's patio. Bayside views and comfy chairs and a pool in case you need immediate coolness.

Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita

Head over here for some for those cool pre-ball-of-fire summer nights. Dine, drink or take a nap in the cabana beds?

Mandolin Aegean Bistro

Make sure to ask for an outdoor table at Mandolin, where you can enjoy a candlelit dinner. Quaint, romantic and to be taken advantage of before the hot and sticky summer.

Il Gabbiano

Il Gabbiano's large patio makes it so that you'll almost always score a table outside. Relax on the waterfront and chow down on some Italian.

Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

Grab some tasty dishes at Michael's and make sure to enjoy them in the courtyard. A great spot to take a break from the work day and enjoy the nice weather.

Azul

If you're going to Azul, opt to dine outside and look over the bay. Or take your drinks to the balcony post-meal and take in Miami's skyline.

A Fish Called Avalon