Boston's #BestPatios

Email us at or tweet using the hashtag #BestPatios if you have one to add to our list

Necn meteorologist Nelly Carreno visited some of her favorite outdoor dining spots in Boston. Now it's your turn to tell us what you think are the best places in the greater Boston area to grab a bite or a drink outside.

Below are some viewer suggestions posted on Nelly's Facebook fan page. Email us at or tweet using the hashtag #BestPatios if you have an establishment you think we should add to our list.

  • Bob Silvia LePage's Seafood & Grille, Martine Street in Fall River.
  • Richard Blanchard The Times Irish Pub, Boston
  • Joe Crowley Pizzeria Uno- Springfield, MA.
  • Jeremy Haskell The Lobster Shack at Two Lights, Inc Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Richard Heldmann The rooftop at The Russian Lady here in Hartford. Salute also has great al fresco dining 
  • Jackie Manetti farnhams seafood in essex....u sit and look out over the salt awesome.....
  • Erik Lovequist Sam Diego's on Route 132 in Hyannis. Great patio, THE BEST Mexican food on the Cape, and it's Tex-Mex so you will feel right at home.
  • Lynne Morrison NEBO and Smith & Wollensky
  • Paul R Donovan The Fairview Inn in the Brant Rock section of Marshfield overlooking the ocean. Outstanding view and great food.
  • Brian Murphy Downtown Grille Cafe, at 33 So. Main St. in Wolfeboro, N.H. Their raised patio is right off the restaurant and overlooks Wolfeboro Harbor and its docks on Lake Winnipesaukee. Wolfeboro is known as "America's Oldest Summer Resort". Mitt Romney owns a home here and Jimmy Fallon is a frequent visitor. I'm here, too.
  • Joe Parlon The CabbyShack in Plymouth
  • Stacey Hamwey Shipman Atlantica's Olde Salt House in Cohasset, MA
  • Ashley Marie Eastern Standard, obviously. Legals and Fiore roof deck!
  • Scott Arrington I like Bar Lola and Met Bar Back Bay!
  • John Doherty The Beachcomber. In Wellfleet.
  • Meg Lark Bagel Grounds, Dover, NH
  • Richard Blanchard Also, for fresh seafood, Belle Isle Seafood in Winthrop. Overlooks Winthrop and Boston Harbor as well as the Boston skyline.
  • Trisha Shutt Gangi My place by the sea, rockport, ma.
  • Dan Brady Yes...ditto on Belle Isle Seafood..Winthrop, Ma
  • Scott Silva Wellfleet Beachcomber
  • Colin Kelly The Galley and Cru on Nantucket!
  • Karen Sanchez Walsh Tugboats arlington st hyannis
  • Billy Concha Baxter Fish n Chips and Boathouse, Hyannis Harbor
  • Jim Mcintosh In Nashua, NH , M.T.'s Local Kitchen and Winebar
  • Matthew M. Schulz Baxter's Boathouse Club, Pleasant Street Hyannis
  • Allen Kondrat Janine's in Ware MA. Live music and car shows.
  • Rice Wales Cafeteria on Newbury for the trees. (Looks like that is where you are in your pic!) For a quiet neighborhood sunny patio (and brunch) Tremont 647 is where to go (very relaxing). And romantic at night with the strings of lights.
  • Brendan Burek Tremont Sixfourseven!!!
  • Ellen Lyon Easy bay grill in Plymouth
  • Karen Sanchez Walsh Bellino's head of the lake Wakefield, Ma. Patio and waterview
  • Rick Gifford sesuit cafe
  • Jaime B. Vazquez Break Bread!!!
  • Ken Goodman Tremont Sixfourseven in the south end is a killer sidewalk spot. They open the bar doors so it feels like a true extension on the restaurant and you can hear the tunes. Summer nights, weekend brunch... it's a winner.
  • Meghan Guittarr Nichols Gloucester, MA... The Studio Restaurant
  • Ken Martin One and only Beachcomber Cahoon hollow beach Wellfleet
  • Allison Gorham The porthole in Portland Maine or Michael's harbor side in Newburyport ��
  • Garry Zeegers I'm with Allison Porthole in portland is sweet!
  • June McLaren The Airfield Cafe in North Hampton, NH
  • Marlene Clapp Brax Landing on Cape Cod
  • Chris Alexandropoulos Poco's... Portsmouth, N.H.
  • Arch Ellsworth Lenny's in Branford, Connecticut. Excellent local seafood from Long Island Sound. Although I've lived on Cape Cod, I've never found better. Good people -
  • Deborah Meredith Tavern on the Hill in East Hampton Mass by Mt Tom. A beautiful place esp in the Spring and Fall.
  • Deborah Meredith Oh and one more. The Looking Glass restaurant by the Wonder View Hotel in Bar Harbour Maine. Gorgeous patio and views.
  • Jack Smith Mill wharf. .....Scituate Harbor !!
  • Brian Hammerer Tremont 647 & Sister Sorel are the patios to visit this summer with overhead string lighting setting the scene in the evening and the the flowers and creeping ivy on the patios it makes you feel like you are sitting outside at at cafe in Tuscany.
  • Kim Offenburger Tremont 647 is the place to enjoy the South End during the summer. Great ambience, food and drinks.
  • Pat Rank East Bay Grille in Plymouth, Mass. great food and great view of the ocean...right down the street from Plymouth Rock.
  • David Leary Black Cow or Michael's Newburyport
  • Katie Evans Thornton's Fenway #BestPatios
  • Kathleen Riedle Gorrasi For breakfast & lunch, Uncommon Grounds in Watertown!
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