If you’re looking at this map, it’s probably raining. That’s not because it rains all the time in Seattle — as anyone who has actually lived here will tell you, we get several dry, sunny months every year. But when the rain comes, it can stay for a long time, and even the world’s biggest hygge fan doesn’t want to spend the entire wet season indoors.
Fortunately, you have options. After the pandemic hit, restaurants pushed for an expansion of open-air seating options, and many of these patios, sidewalk tents, pergolas, and other structures were winterized with coverings and heaters. Indoor dining is back, but these enclosures have become permanent. Here is a selection of some of the city’s most notable heated and covered patios for outdoor dining, a list that includes some of Seattle’s top restaurants.
Know of a spot that we should know about? Send us a tip at email@example.com. As usual, this list is not ranked; it’s organized geographically.Read More