Covered Patios to Drink and Eat in DC

Circa Foggy Bottom has a covered patio. Picture by author from 2014.

Last Updated: April 26, 2021

Here’s an (incomplete) list of spots with covered patios (space must be either fully covered or there are significant number of seats such that you will likely avoid uncovered seating).

** are currently only open for takeout and/or delivery,
*** are not open at all,
? is unclear.

Dupont and Woodley Park are the neighborhoods with tons of covered seating.

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Dupont Circle (17th Street is the best at this)

  • Floriana (new tent)
  • Trio’s
  • Agora
  • Astoria
  • J&R’s
  • Annie’s
  • Duke’s (streatery tent too)
  • Magnolia***
  • Bua Thai
  • Lauriol Plaza
  • Sette Osteria
  • Pizzeria Paradiso
  • Bar Charley
  • Hank’s (streatery)
  • Kramers
  • Public Bar (roof deck)

Shaw

  • Espita/Ghostburger
  • Hazel***
  • Service Bar (streatery huts)
  • Columbia Room
  • The Roasted Boon
  • Maxwell (streatery)
  • Nina May (streatery)
  • Unconventional Diner (streatery)
  • DC9 (streatery, roof deck)

U St/14th/Logan

  • Dukem
  • Sette Osteria
  • Le Diplomate (Streatery)
  • Compass Rose (streatery)
  • Commissary (streatery)
  • Logan Tavern (streatery)

Adams Morgan

  • Lucky Buns
  • Soussi
  • Roofer’s Union

Columbia Heights/Mt Pleasant/Park View

  • Lou’s City Bar
  • Purple Patch
  • Marx
  • Don Juan
  • Midlands (huge umbrellas)
  • Hook Hall (cabanas)

Capitol Hill

  • Union Pub
  • Tunnicliff’s
  • Cava
  • Ophelia’s
  • The Brig
  • Trusty’s (2nd floor patio)

H Street/NoMa/Union Market

  • Nomad***
  • H St County Club**
  • Duffy’s Irish Pub
  • Choong Man
  • Pursuit
  • St. Anselm (single party stalls)

Bloomingdale/Truxton Circle

  • Republic Cantina

Navy Yard

  • El Bebe
  • Circa
  • Scarlet Oak
  • All Purpose (secondary patio underneath ovehang)

The Wharf

  • Cantina Bambina
  • Watering Hole

Georgetown/Foggy Bottom/West End/Glover Park

  • Reverie**
  • Martin’s Tavern
  • Circa
  • Mercy Me
  • Ghostline

Woodley Park/Cleveland Park

  • Mayahuel
  • Hot n Juicy Crawfish**
  • Macintyre’s
  • Woodley Cafe
  • Rajaji
  • Cleveland Park Bar and Grill (roof)
  • Medium Rare (sidewalk covered area)

Tenleytown

  • Cactus Cantina

Brookland/Ivy City

  • Menomale
  • Primrose (single party stalls)
  • Right Proper Brookland
  • Other Half Brewing

Penn Quarter/Chinatown/Downtown/Mt Vernon Square

  • Irish Channel
  • Penn Quarter Sports Tavern
  • Jaleo (streatery)
  • Prost (Streatery)
  • Taberna del Alaberdero
  • Georgia Brown’s
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