Stunning Scenery with Savory Delights

Spring is on its way and patio dining is about to make a comeback in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona. Now’s the perfect time to trade in the winter blues for al fresco vibes.

Bookmark this page for our outdoor restaurant recommendations to visit on your next dining experience!

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Baja Cafe

7002 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710
Open daily from 6am to 2pm

Arguably one of the best breakfast and brunch spots in Tucson not even the long wait outside can take a star out of their review rating. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how laid-back the vibe is and how accommodating the staff are given just how hectic it can get on weekend mornings.

Their pet-friendly patio is the perfect place to enjoy their specials with huge serving sizes that are great for sharing. You’re missing out if you leave without having their Snickerdoodle Pancake and unique eggs benedict.


7037 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704
Open daily from 11am to 9pm
Happy hour starts at 3pm to 6pm from Monday to Friday

With spacious and beautifully shaded patios, it’s no wonder why this place is easily one of Tucson’s most sought-after patio dining spots.

Despite being a modern American restaurant, their customer favorites are classic American cuisine. You’ll definitely rave about their Spinach Pappardelle with chicken and roasted tomatoes and Braised Beef Short Rib with ravioli or mashed potatoes.

Charred Pie

12125 N Oracle Rd Ste 105, Oro Valley, AZ 85737
Open from 11:30am to 8pm from Sunday to Thursday,
and 11:30am to 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays

If you’re in Oro Valley or passing through, this is a great place to enjoy amazing charred Neapolitan pizzas that come straight from an 800-degree oven. All while getting an immaculate view of Pusch Ridge mountains on their patio or outdoor bar area.

Chelsea’s Kitchen

5040 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Open Monday to Friday from 11am to 10pm,
Saturdays from 10:30am to 10pm, and Sundays from 9:30am to 9pm

This Southwest roadhouse spot, tucked along one of Phoenix’s famous canals, draws crowds for its famous patio dining scene and stellar burgers and tacos. You wouldn’t want to miss their gluten-free jalapeño cheddar cheese cornbread!

The top-notch outdoor seating is shaded with mesquite trees wrapped in string lights that give an amazing overhead view at night.

Different Pointe of View

11111 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 5pm to 9pm

Their tiered patio allows patrons to enjoy breathtaking vistas of the Valley’s desert scape, twinkling city lights, and colorful sunsets while indulging in the flavors of chef Anthony DeMuro’s exquisite cuisine.

This AAA Four-Diamond awardee offers fine service and exceptional cuisines like steaks, chops, and salads.

OHSO Brewery – Paradise Valley

10810 N Tatum Blvd Ste 126, Phoenix, AZ 8502
Open Monday to Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Fridays from 11am to midnight,
Saturdays from 9am to midnight, and Sundays from 9am to 10pm
Happy Hour starts at 11am to 6pm from Monday to Friday, and Weekend Beer Brunch starts at 9am to 2pm

This pup-friendly spot is perfect for all sorts of outdoor activities. They have corn hole, ping pong, bocce ball, and an outdoor TV to watch the Phoenix SunsIt’s definitely a place to bring your friends for casual evenings. For an added bonus, they offer complimentary dog treats and water bowls with your pup’s name on them!

OHSO is a go-to for burgers, veggie apps, and local beers on tap. Try their crunchy and spicy Buffalo Cauliflower and green chile-topped burgers.

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