Here’s Where to Dine Al Fresco in South Bay This Weekend

Enjoy Outdoor Seating With an Ocean Breeze at These 10 South Bay Restaurants

It’s summertime and dining al fresco is in full effect. Sip your happy hour cocktails with an ocean breeze and some California sunshine. From outdoor beer gardens to views of the big blue, here’s where to dine al fresco in South Bay.  Outdoor Dining Manhattan Beach


1 | Rock & Brews

Cuisine: American
Why We Love it: Rock & Brews expansive outdoor beer garden boasts a variety of seating, from picnic tables to booths. With over 52 beers on tap and classic American dishes to choose from, this will be your favorite summer spot! 

Location: El Segundo + Redondo Beach
Other Locations: Corona, Tustin, Buena Park

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2 | JOEY Manhattan Beach

Cuisine: A globally-inspired menu
Why We Love it: This new MB restaurant offers a spacious open-air patio, delicious sharing plates and all around good vibes.

Location: Manhattan Beach

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3 | Rock ‘N Fish Outdoor Dining Manhattan Beach

Cuisine: American + Seafood
Why We Love it: Delicious classics such as beer battered fish and chips, linguine and seafood salads 

Location: Manhattan Beach


4 | The Strand House Outdoor Dining Manhattan Beach

Cuisine: Upscale American
Why We Love it: Outdoor dining on the third and fourth story balconies, delicious branzino, decadent desserts and a view of the big blue 

Location: Manhattan Beach

5 | BREWCO Outdoor Dining LA

Cuisine: Gastropub
Why We Love it: Nothing like sipping on your favorite beer with an ocean breeze! 

Location: Manhattan Beach


6 | zinc@shade Al Fresco Dining Manhattan Beach

Cuisine: American
Why We Love it: Sip your favorite cocktail while you enjoy a mouthwatering sandwich or salad on this luxurious patio. 

Location: Manhattan Beach



7 | Simmzy’s Al Fresco Dining Manhattan Beach

Cuisine: Gastropub
Why We Love it: A family-owned gastropub serving juicy burgers, craft beers and good times! 

Location: Manhattan Beach


8 | Pitfire Pizza Outdoor Dining South Bay

Cuisine: Italian
Why We Love it: You really can’t go wrong with a margherita pizza and cheesy knots… 

Location: Manhattan Beach


9 | The Rockefeller

Cuisine: Gastropub
Why We Love it: Tacos, flatbreads, salads and burgers, there’s something for everyone on this menu––even the kiddos!

Location: Manhattan Beach

10 | Uncle Bill’s Pancake House

Cuisine: Breakfast
Why We Love it: A classic Manhattan Beach breakfast staple with delectable pancakes.

Location: Manhattan Beach


Hey restaurant-owners! Want to get your local business added to our list? Send us the name of your restaurant, the location and one way you and your team have supported the local community in this time of crisis. Email your submission to!

Note: Restaurant must be located in Manhattan Beach and offer outdoor dining.

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Taylor is a graduate from the University of Southern California with a degree in journalism. She is our Los Angeles and Orange County editor. You can find her dining at a new restaurant, in the ocean or planning her next adventure. Say hello!


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