The List’s List of Al Fresco Dining: Updated

Photo: Buena Vida Gastro
Spring has sprung in our DC area and those daffodils are not the only things popping up. Look here, there, and everywhere for all the new outdoor settings - and not just your favorite places - many of the new restaurants and bars have outdoor options as well. As the days grow longer so will the offers. Check back here for the latest in al fresco dining both up on the roof and down on the sidewalk:


Al Dente: Dog friendly; 3201 New Mexico Avenue NW;  

All Set: Dog friendly; 8630 Fenton Street, Silver Spring;

Apéro: 2622 P St NW;

Bastille: 606 N. Fayette Street, Alexandria;

Blue Duck Tavern: 1201 24th Street NW;

Brasserie Liberte: Dog friendly; 3251 Prospect Street NW;

Cafe Riggs: 900 F Street NW;

Calico: 50 Blagden Alley NW;

Centrolina: 974 10th Street NW;

Cheesetique Le Pré: 2411 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria;

The Commentary: Dog friendly; 801 N. Glebe Road, Arlington;

Convivial: 801 O Street NW;

Cork: Dog friendly; 1805 14th Street NW;

Dacha: Dog friendly; Shaw & Navy Yard; 

DBGB Kitchen & Bar: 931 H Street NW;

Del Mar: 791 Wharf Street SW; 

dLeña: 476 K Street NW;

Electric Cool-Aid: Dog friendly; 512 Rhode Island Avenue NW;

Fairmont Courtyard Bar: Dog friendly; 2401 M Street NW; 

Federalist Pig: 1654 Columbia Road NW;

Fiola Mare: 3100 K Street NW; 

Flight Wine Bar: 777 6th Street NW;

The Fountain Inn: Dog friendly; 1659 Wisconsin Avenue NW; 

Hook Hall: 3400 Georgia Avenue NW;

Iron Gate: 1734 N Street NW; 

Jackie's: 79 Potomac Avenue SE;

Le Diplomate: 1601 14th Street NW;

Lulu’s Wine Garden: 1940 11th Street NW;

Lupo Marino: 40 Pearl Street SW;

Lupo Verde: 1401 T Street NW;

Maketto: 1351 H Street NE;

Mandarin Oriental: 1330 Maryland Avenue SW;

Masseria: 1340 4th Street NE;

Midlands: Dog friendly; 3333 Georgia Avenue NW; 

Mi Vida: 98 District Square SW; 

Nobu: 2525 M Street NW;

Old Town Pour House: 212 Ellington Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD;

Opaline Bar & Brasserie: Dog friendly; 806 15th Street NW;

Ottoman Taverna: Dog friendly; 425 I Street NW; 

The Point: 2100 2nd Street SW; 

The Royal: 501 Florida Avenue NW;

The Salt Line: 79 Potomac Avenue SE; 4040 Wilson Boulevard; 

St Anselm: 1250 5th Street NE; 

Stable: 1324 H Street NE;

Stellina: 508 K Street NW;

Taberna del Alabardero: 1776 I Street NW; 

Tony & Joe’s: 3000 K Street NW;

Tortuga Caribbean Bar & Grille: 514 8th Street SE; 

Unconventional Diner: Dog friendly; 1207 Ninth Street NW;


Big Sky Admo: 2436 18th Street NW;

The Brixton: 901 U Street NW;

Buena Vida Gastrolounge: 2900 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington;

Clarendon Pop-Up Rooftop: 3184 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington;

Colada Shop: 1405 T Street NW; 

Cortez: 1905 9th Street NW;

CUT Above at The Rosewood: 1050 31st Street NW;

Deck 11 at Yotel: 415 New Jersey Avenue NW;

El Techo: 606 Florida Avenue NW;

The Ellipse Rooftop Bar in Hyatt Place: 1522 K Street NW;

Hi-Lawn: 1309 5th Street NE;

Hive Bar in The Hive Hotel: 2224 F Street NW;

Hush Rooftop Bar: 1430 Rhode Island Avenue NW;

Ivy City Smokehouse: 1356 Okie Street NE;

Jack Rose Dining Saloon: 2007 18th Street NW;

Lady Bird Rooftop Bar at Kimpton Banneker: 1315 16th Street NW;

Lost Society: 2001 14th Street NW;

Officina: 1120 Maine Avenue SW;

The Perch at The Watermark: Dog friendly; 1805 Capital One Drive, Tysons;

The Rooftop DC: 476 K Street NW;

The Rooftop at The Graham: 1075 Thomas Jefferson Street NW;

Rooftop at the Riggs: 900 F Street NW;

Smoke & Mirrors: 867 New Jersey Avenue SE;

SUMMIT at The Conrad: 950 New York Avenue NW;

Takoda: 715 Florida Avenue NW;

Top of the Gate at The Watergate Hotel: 2650 Virginia Avenue NW;

The Ven at Embassy Row: 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW; 

VUE at Hotel Washington: 515 15th Street NW;

Whiskey Charlie: 975 7th Street SW;

Wild Days at The Eaton: 1201 K Street NW;

12 Stories at the Intercontinental: 75 District Square SW;