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Tucked around the corner on V Street NW, close to the 930 Club, is American Ice Co., which has a fantastic outdoor patio space. Expect barbecue, nachos and craft beer by the pitcher. (WTOPRachel Nania)
Tucked around the corner on V Street NW, close to the 9:30 Club, is American Ice Co., which has a fantastic outdoor patio space. Expect barbecue, nachos and craft beer by the pitcher. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
Chez Billys Petworth patio officially opens Friday, April 4. Monday through Thursday, patio diners can get 3 PBRs and half-price Royal with Cheese burgers. The restaurants French bistro-style menu has everything from salads to Boeuf Bourguignon and Steak Frites. (Courtesy Chez Billy)
Chez Billy's Petworth patio officially opens Friday, April 4. Monday through Thursday, patio diners can get $3 PBRs and half-price "Royal with Cheese" burgers. The restaurant's French bistro-style menu has everything from salads to Boeuf Bourguignon and Steak Frites. (Courtesy Chez Billy)
Its hard to miss Big Bear Cafes Bloomingdale patio, which is covered with greenery. Expect locally-sourced menu items, a great beer and wine list and even better coffee. (WTOPRachel Nania)
It's hard to miss Big Bear Cafe's Bloomingdale patio, which is covered with greenery. Expect locally-sourced menu items, a great beer and wine list and even better coffee. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
At 1734 N Street NW is D.C.s oldest continuously operating restaurant, Iron Gate. Its been closed for the past two years but recently reopened under Neighborhood Restaurant Group. The back patio is sheltered by grape vines and century-old wisteria. (WTOPRachel Nania)
At 1734 N Street NW is D.C.'s oldest continuously operating restaurant, Iron Gate. It's been closed for the past two years but recently reopened under Neighborhood Restaurant Group. The back patio is sheltered by grape vines and century-old wisteria. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
The back patio at DGS Delicatessen in Dupont Circle is a great place to people-watch and grab a pastrami sandwich. The patio is scheduled to open in mid-April. (Courtesy DGS Facebook)
The back patio at DGS Delicatessen in Dupont Circle is a great place to people-watch and grab a pastrami sandwich. The patio is scheduled to open in mid-April. (Courtesy DGS Facebook)
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Youll feel more like youre at a friends house than a bar when youre out on the patio at Park View in Petworth. (WTOPRachel Nania)
You'll feel more like you're at a friend's house than a bar when you're out on the patio at Park View in Petworth. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
The seating is very limited, but the patio at Cafe Saint-Ex is one of the best places to watch the hustle and bustle of 14th Street. (Getty Images)
The seating is very limited, but the patio at Cafe Saint-Ex is one of the best places to watch the hustle and bustle of 14th Street. (Getty Images)
On the corner of 6th Street and Florida Avenue is Shaws Tavern. The patio is plenty spacious and another great spot to take in one of the citys growing neighborhoods. Burgers, pizzas and sandwiches grace the menu, and mimosas flow at brunch. (Courtesy Shaws Tavern Facebook)
On the corner of 6th Street and Florida Avenue is Shaw's Tavern. The patio is plenty spacious and another great spot to take in one of the city's growing neighborhoods. Burgers, pizzas and sandwiches grace the menu, and mimosas flow at brunch. (Courtesy Shaw's Tavern Facebook)
On a nice day, its hard to miss the side patio at
On a nice day, it's hard to miss the side patio at Rustico on Slaters Lane in Alexandria. Craft beer flows from the taps of this Neighborhood Restaurant Group spot, and the food is just as good as the suds. (WTOP/Google Maps)
Bourbon in Glover Park has two options when it comes to patio dining: the front patio and the back patio. Both are great for washing tater tots down with good beer or ... well, bourbon. (Courtesy Bourbon Facebook)
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Its more like a backyard than a patio, but Bardo is one great outdoor watering hole. Its dog-friendly, cornhole-friendly and just all-around friendly. Expect craft beers on tap, projected movies, picnic tables and the occasional fire pit. (WTOPRachel Nania)
It's more like a backyard than a patio, but Bardo is one great outdoor watering hole. It's dog-friendly, cornhole-friendly and just all-around friendly. Expect craft beers on tap, projected movies, picnic tables and the occasional fire pit. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
Westover Beer Garden, on Washington Boulevard in Arlington, offers live music, rotating draft beer selections, brunch and a lengthy food menu. (Courtesy Westover Beer Garden Facebook)
Westover Beer Garden, on Washington Boulevard in Arlington, offers live music, rotating draft beer selections, brunch and a lengthy food menu. (Courtesy Westover Beer Garden Facebook)
At the Satellite Room, you can drink your boozy milkshakes outside. The covered patio is right behind the 930 Club, making it a great spot to grab a pre-show drink. (Courtesy Satellite Room Facebook)
At the Satellite Room, you can drink your boozy milkshakes outside. The covered patio is right behind the 9:30 Club, making it a great spot to grab a pre-show drink. (Courtesy Satellite Room Facebook)
Formerly Standard, Garden District is one of 14th Streets largest outdoor spaces for eating and drinking. Expect barbecue, beer and a crowd. It gets busy, so plan ahead. (WTOPRachel Nania)
Formerly Standard, Garden District is one of 14th Street's largest outdoor spaces for eating and drinking. Expect barbecue, beer and a crowd. It gets busy, so plan ahead. (WTOP/Rachel Nania)
Somewhat new to U Street is
Somewhat new to U Street is El Rey, a Mexican beer garden and taqueria. The covered patio offers strong margaritas, a decent beer list, plenty of tequila and, of course, tacos and tamales. (WTOP File Photo)
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