‘Tis the season for sunshine, evening breezes, and outdoor dining in New Orleans. Treat yourself to a delicious meal and a glass of wine in a lovely atmosphere - whether it be along the water or in a tucked-away courtyard. Whether you’re on the hunt for brunch, tacos, casual or upscale, there are plenty of options for dreamy al fresco dining in New Orleans.
See below for a few of our top picks, or check out the full list of restaurants with outdoor seating that are currently open for dine-in. And don’t forget to bring a mask–while you won’t need one while eating, of course, it’s important to mask up when you arrive at the restaurant to keep everyone healthy and safe. If you’re looking for locally made masks, check out some of our favorites here.