Bratz Y'all!

617 B Piety St., (504) 301-3222

Dine on sausages, pretzels and German beers in the beer garden, decorated with potted flowers and plants and hanging pendant lights.


801 Rosedale Drive, (504) 309-9595

Susan Spicer's homespun restaurant serves gourmet comfort food in the Navarre neighborhood. The patio has shaded tables and plenty of room for weekend crawfish boils.


630 Carondelet St., (504) 930-3071

The seafoood restaurant and oyster bar housed in a Creole cottage has a quaint courtyard and a second-floor patio.

Station 6

105 Metairie Hammond Highway., Metairie, (504) 345-2936

Chef Alison Vega's Bucktown seafood restaurant has a shaded patio with plush banquettes and hanging plants.


3835 Iberville St., (504) 603-2775

The Mid-City restaurant recently opened a patio, which sits behind the building and is shaded by olive trees.