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Dec 9, 2008 12:28 PM

Best outdoor space in LA

What place do you think has the best outdoor space in LA and also has decent food? It seems like most places with nice outdoor spaces have mediocre or overpriced food. Also a full bar would be nice. Thanks in advance everybody!

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  1. I feel like I've been recommending this a lot, but the back patio at Wilshire is beautiful and the food is good, and sometimes great. Also has a full bar.

    1. Michael's in Santa Monica has a beautiful patio and good (but not great) food. I like the patio at the Buffalo Club also in Santa Monica and if you like "boy" food it's a good location. The patio at Spago in Beverly Hills is quite nice and their tasting menu is outstanding.

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      1. re: Servorg

        Agree on Micheal's. I also like the patio at Joe's but the food is only worth the $ at lunch/brunch.

      2. the patio at Pane e Vino on Beverly Blvd is one of my favorites. the food is pretty solid, and they have a full bar.

        ETA: how could i forget this one? the patio at Barney Greengrass - great NY deli/appetizing food on the roof of Barney's dept store in the heart of BH.

        1. cafe pinot has a wonderful outdoor space. hard to believe it's an urban setting. food is quite good.

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          1. re: steve h.

            agree on cafe pinot. on a balmy evening it feels cosmopolitan and the food is good.

          2. thanks a lot, please keep them coming!