Oleana's patio is ready for spring.
Oleana’s patio is ready for spring.


10 Very Special Outdoor Tables in Boston


Patio season is the light at the end of the tunnel for New England winter, and after enduring a season like no other, its return feels sweeter than ever.

In that spirit, we’ve rounded up some of Boston’s choicest outdoor dining set-ups, from the Parisian sidewalk seating at Petit Robert Bistro to the backyard garden at Oleana. Whether you’re planning a date night around black truffle bigoli, or scratching the itch for Texas-style brisket, you can do so alfresco thanks to our picks of 10 of the best examples of Boston’s outdoor dining. And if you’re looking for more ideas, we’ve always got our full current list.