Outdoor Dining Sees 19% Boost in Early June vs. 2022, According to New OpenTable Data

Friday, June 30th, 2023

Summer is here and with it, increased demand for al fresco dining: OpenTable data reveals outdoor dining increased 20% in May and 19% in the first half of June (June 1 – 15), compared to 2022.1

To help diners discover a new favorite patio or rooftop, OpenTable is releasing its annual list of 100 Most Popular Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in America,2 created by analyzing over 13 million OpenTable diner reviews. While the list debuts with the summer season, OpenTable data shows diners embraced outdoor dining as early as January 1st in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Atlanta, and even in cooler climates like New York City, Washington DC and Philadelphia– a testament to restaurants' creativity and efforts to make it a year-round activity.3

The 100 Most Popular Restaurants for Outdoor Dining list features restaurants coast-to-coast with delicious cuisine, picturesque settings, and above all, incredible outdoor dining experiences. The list spans 20 states with California and Florida again taking top spots, respectively featuring 31 and 17 restaurants. For additional inspiration, use OpenTable's Seating Options filter and select "Outdoor."

"Outdoor dining is up 19% YoY for June (1 – 15), a strong start to the season," said Susan Lee, Chief Growth Officer of OpenTable. "With many restaurants elevating outdoor dining spaces for summer and beyond, this list represents dining destinations with incredible outdoor – and culinary – offerings."

Fan Favorites: The 100 Most Popular Restaurants for Outdoor Dining
The 2023 edition features returning favorites in: New York: Cafe Luxembourg and RH Rooftop in New York City; California: Bacari Silverlake in Los Angeles, Fia in Santa Monica, Foreign Cinema in San Francisco, Bistro Don Giovanni in Napa, C-Level and Mister A's in San Diego, Jeune et Jolie in Carlsbad, Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens in Corona Del Mar; and Florida: Dry Dock Waterfront Grill in Longboat Key and Ulele in Tampa.

Newcomers include Bistro Jeanty in San Francisco, Duke's La Jolla in San Diego, DOYA in Miami, Raglan Road Irish Pub in Lake Buena Vista, Izanami in Santa Fe, and Orchids at Halekulani in Honolulu.

The 100 Most Popular Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in America are (in alphabetical order by state):








North Carolina

New Jersey

New Mexico


New York



Rhode Island

South Carolina





The 100 Most Popular Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in America can be found here.