Outdoor seating at All Purpose’s Capitol Riverfront locale. Photo courtesy of All Purpose

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Anju, Rasika, Gravitas, All Purpose, and More: The Resy Guide to Outdoor Dining in Washington, D.C.


Summer is here, and whether you’re looking for an outdoor patio or a takeout picnic, the city’s reopened restaurants are full of al fresco possibilities. These are the patios, rooftops, and terraces that are taking reservations in Washington, D.C. — ready to add to your customizable Hit List. (if you don’t see your favorite restaurant open yet, you can always use My Hit List to stay notified about when it plans to reopen.) 

Keep in mind that reservations are preferred, and sometimes required. And a few other helpful guidelines to etiquette: Be sure to wear a mask as often as possible, especially when interacting with servers; stay informed of specific restaurant protocols; and tip well!