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A running list of Boston patios that are open for outdoor dining

Kick back at these local outdoor dining spots.

The Dial patio
The patio at The Dial. JOHN BELLENIS PHOTOGRAPHY

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Spring is well underway, and with it comes the return of a long-awaited seasonal feature: patios.

Patios feel especially necessary this year. With mandated social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic, restaurants have had to significantly limit the number of customers in their indoor dining rooms. Last year, the City of Boston piloted a temporary outdoor dining program to help restaurants offer additional seating, allowing establishments that don’t already have their own patio space to expand seating into parking spots and alleys. This year, the outdoor dining program kicked off on March 22, with the exception of North End restaurants, which were allowed to open their temporary patios on April 1.

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Some restaurants that already have an outdoor dining permit offered patio seating throughout the winter, using fire pits and igloos to help keep customers warm. Others opened their patios sporadically depending on the weather or debuted their outdoor space in the past few weeks.

Below, take a look at some Boston restaurants that currently offer patio dining or have plans to launch it in the coming weeks and months, and check back as we continue to update this list throughout the spring.

LoLa 42 in the Seaport

LoLa 42 in the Seaport.

Currently open:

50Kitchen (1450 Dorchester Ave., Boston)

753 South (753 South St., Boston)

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A&B Kitchen + Bar (115 Beverly St., Boston)

Alibi Bar & Lounge (215 Charles St., Boston)

Alcove (50 Lovejoy Wharf, Boston)

Aquitaine (11 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill)

Ashmont Grill (555 Talbot Ave., Boston)

Assagio (29 Prince St., Boston)

Atlántico (600 Harrison Ave., Boston)

Atwood’s Tavern (877 Cambridge St., Cambridge)

B&G Oysters (550 Tremont St., Boston)

Back Bay Social Club (867 Boylston St., Boston)

Bambara (25 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge)

Barcelona Wine Bar (525 Tremont St., Boston; 1700 Beacon St., Brookline)

Bar Mezzana (360 Harrison Ave., Boston)

Bianca (47 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill)

Black Lamb (571 Tremont St., Boston)

Bocca Bella Cafe and Bistro (442 Lexington St., Newton)

Bostonia Public House (131 State St., Boston)

Bow Market (1 Bow Market Way, Somerville)

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Branch Line (321 Arsenal St., Watertown)

Brassica Kitchen + Cafe (3710 Washington St., Boston)

Brato Brewhouse + Kitchen (190 N. Beacon St., Boston)

Brendan Behan Pub (378 Center St., Boston)

Brewer’s Fork (7 Moulton St., Boston)

Bricco (241 Hanover St., Boston)

Buttermilk & Bourbon (160 Commonwealth Ave., Boston)

Buttonwood (51 Lincoln St., Newton)

Café Landwer (900 Beacon St., Boston; 383 Chestnut Hill Ave., Boston)

Cambridge Brewing Co. (1 Kendall Square, Cambridge)

Catalyst (300 Technology Square, Cambridge)

Chickadee (21 Drydock Ave., Boston)

Ciao Roma (5 North Square, Boston)

Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar (1310 Boylston St., Boston)

Citrus & Salt (142 Berkeley St., Boston)

City Tap House (10 Boston Wharf Road, Boston)

City Works (91 Arsenal Yards Blvd., Watertown)

Coppersmith (40 W. Third St., Boston)

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Cósmica (40 Berkeley St., Boston)

Daedalus (45 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge)

Dali (415 Washington St., Somerville)

Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen (604 Columbus Ave, Boston)

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse (50 Liberty Drive, Boston)

Devlin’s (332 Washington St., Boston)

Distraction Beer Co. (2 Belgrade Ave., Boston)

Dorchester Brewing Co. (1250 Massachusetts Ave., Boston)

Ducali (289 Causeway St., Boston)

Earnest Drinks at Gracie’s Ice Cream (399 Binney St., Cambridge)

Game On! (82 Lansdowne St., Boston)

Grand Tour (314 Newbury St., Boston)

Harvest (44 Brattle St., Cambridge)

Hugh O’Neill’s (45 Pleasant St., Malden)

Ilona (783 Tremont St., Boston)

Jinny’s Pizzeria (1231 Centre St., Newton)

Joe’s Waterfront (100 Atlantic Ave., Boston)

Lamplighter Brewing Co. (284 Broadway, Cambridge)

Little Big Diner (1247 Centre St., Newton)

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Little Donkey (505 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge)

LoLa 42 (22 Liberty Drive, Boston)

Loretta’s Last Call (1 Lansdowne St., Boston)

Loyal Nine (660 Cambridge St., Cambridge)

Lucia (415 Hanover St., Boston)

Mamaleh’s (1 Kendall Square, Cambridge)

Mare Oyster Bar (223 Hanover St., Boston)

MIDA (782 Tremont St., Boston)

Naco Taco (297 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge)

Nathálie (186 Brookline Ave., Boston)

Night Shift Brewing (Lovejoy Wharf) (1 Lovejoy Wharf #101, Boston)

Noir (1 Bennett St., Cambridge)

Paris Creperie Seaport (60 Seaport Blvd., Boston)

Pazza on Porter (107 Porter St., Boston)

Petit Robert Bistro (480 Columbus Ave., Boston)

Piattini (226 Newbury St., Boston)

PJ Ryan’s (239 Holland St., Somerville)

Porto (Ring Road, Boston)

Quattro (264 Hanover St., Boston)

Rochambeau (900 Boylston St., Boston)

Row 34 (383 Congress St., Boston)

Saltie Girl (281 Dartmouth St., Boston)

Sam Adams Boston Taproom (60 State St., Boston)

Sarma (249 Pearl St., Somerville)

Scampo (215 Charles St., Boston)

Select Oyster Bar (50 Gloucester St., Boston)

Shore Leave (11 William E. Mullins Way, Boston)

Sophia’s Grotto (22 Birch St., Boston)

Source (27 Church St., Cambridge)

South End Buttery (314 Shawmut Ave., Boston)

Spoke Wine Bar (89 Holland St., Somerville)

Stillwater (120 Kingston St., Boston)

Sweet Cheeks Q (1381 Boylston St., Boston)

Sycamore (755 Beacon St., Newton)

TAMO Bistro + Bar (1 Seaport Ln., Boston)

The Abbey (1657 Beacon St., Brookline; 1755 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge)

The Beehive (541 Tremont St., Boston)

The Bowery Bar (2261 Dorchester Ave., Boston)

The Dial (907 Main St., Cambridge)

The Lansdowne Pub (9 Lansdowne St., Boston)

The Lexington (100 N. First St., Cambridge)

The Quiet Few (331 Sumner St., Boston)

Thistle & Leek (105 Union St., Newton)

Top Deck at Cunard Tavern (24 Orleans St., Boston)

Trattoria il Panino (280 Hanover St., Boston)

Trina’s Starlite Lounge (3 Beacon St., Somerville)

Vincent’s (233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave., Cambridge)

Woods Hill Pier 4 (300 Pier 4 Blvd., Boston)

Coming soon:

May

Orfano (1391 Boylston St., Boston)

State Park (1 Kendall Square, Cambridge)

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