As the heavy winter coats slowly disappear, it’s clear that spring weather is finally arriving. Along with spring comes more time spent outside appreciating the fresh air and seeing nature in bloom. What better way to enjoy your day than with a delicious, healthy meal that you can have outside. Read below to see where you can check out some of the best patios and outdoor restaurants that Boston has to offer.
Although on the pricey side, Masa is well worth it. The Latin American inspired cuisine uses fresh ingredients to create bold flavor combinations. If you want to experiment, go for a few items from the tapas list rather than a normal entrée. If you don’t want to splurge on dinner, they have a $10 two-course brunch on weekends.
2. The Cottage
With a large, diverse menu that includes a full gluten-free menu, The Cottage in Chestnut Hill has something for everyone. If the weather is good, catch lunch, dinner, or brunch at one of their outdoor tables.
3. Trident Booksellers and Café
This unique place combines a full bookstore with a full-service restaurant. Trident’s extensive menu features fresh juice and smoothies, as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Their patio on Newbury Street offers the perfect spot to enjoy a good book and a good meal in the sunshine.
Also on Newbury Street, this Asian fusion bistro offers a wide selection of sushi, noodles, and desserts. For the best deal, try one of their lunch boxes! You’ll get to sample a couple different sushi rolls, miso soup, and salad. On a hot day, sit outside with a shaved ice to cool off.
5. Mother Juice
If you find yourself in Cambridge, Mother Juice is the perfect stop for a quick meal. Their menu continually evolves to feature the most healthful and flavorful ingredients of the day. In addition to great, locally-sourced food, Mother Juice is 100% dairy-free and gluten-free.