We’re getting into the balmy weather so appreciated by outdoor enthusiasts — including those who enjoy dining al fresco. Here is a sampling of restaurants whose patios are as great as their menues.
In addition to its secluded patio, this French bistro also offers sidewalk seating for some great people-watching in the heart of Kierland Commons.
15034 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
A very residential setting as if spread for a grand party on the tree-sheltered yard.
114 E. 7th St., Tempe
More a wide-open picnic spot than a patio, this tree-shaded locale is counter-serve for salads, soups and sandwiches.
6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix
Photo courtesy of The Farm at South Mountain