Food, fun, and sun all in one place: Bellevue! Summer is the best time to enjoy a meal outdoors at one of the many delicious restaurants in Bellevue. With so many walkable options, outdoor dining in Bellevue is a must see…and a must eat!

Check out some of our partner affiliates and other local eateries that offer amazing outdoor dining options!

Lot No. 3

460 106th Ave NE | 425.440.0025 |

Lot No. 3 Patio SeatingWhat we love: The comfort food!

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, take a moment to sit down at Lot No. 3 and enjoy exciting takes on traditional comfort foods like mac & cheese, peanut butter & jelly & bacon sliders, or even just a plate of bacon. It’s sure to fill your tummy and bring a smile to your face. The sunset view from 106th Avenue NE isn’t too shabby, either!

520 Bar & Grill

10146 Main Street | 425.450.0520 |

520 Bar & Grill Private PatioWhat we love: The private patio!

Feel like you’re out of the city and in your own oasis over at 520 Bar & Grill. The patio is surrounded by greenery and at night the white lights create a beautiful ambiance. In addition to the amazing food and handcrafted drinks, you are in for an incredible outdoor experience.

Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi

10400 NE 4th St #3100 | 425.625.2080 |

Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi 360-degree ViewsWhat we love: 360-degree panoramic views!

The newly opened Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi, located on the 31st floor of the Lincoln South Tower, boasts breathtaking 360-degree views of Bellevue from the extravagant Vista Patio. Not only will you be amazed by Bellevue’s booming skyline, the gastronomical delights will certainly have you coming back for more.


610 Bellevue Way | 425.455.7600 |

Palomino-PatioWhat we love: All night happy hour!

Located downtown across from Bellevue Square and the Bellevue Arts Museum, the patio at Palomino’s is your spot to grab a bite, have a refreshing drink and enjoy the view. Oh, did we mention happy hour every day from 3pm – close?

El Gaucho

450 108th Ave NE | 425.455.2715 |

El-Gaucho-BellevueWhat we love: The outdoor fire pits!

Low lights, smooth music, fragrant smells, and delectable dishes create the perfect dining experience at El Gaucho Bellevue. The walls of windows showcase the patio space at El Gaucho, where the glowing warmth of the firepit tables surround diners as they enjoy their meals outside. Sit back and enjoy this warm and inviting dining experience.

Bake’s Place

115 108th Ave NE | 425.454.2776 |

Bakes-PlaceWhat we love: The live music!

Bake’s Place is the go-to outdoor spot, live music included! Not only is the seasonal menu amazing, but the atmosphere takes it over the top. With live music most nights and 3,500 square foot patio, you are sure to enjoy a night out at Bake’s Place.

Bellevue Brewing Company

1820 130th Ave NE | 425.497.8686 |

Bellevue-Brewing-CompanyWhat we love: The craft beer, of course!

As Bellevue’s first, locally-owned craft brewery, Bellevue Brewing Company has been a pioneer for the craft beer scene in Bellevue. Try one of their daily specials that pair with the current beers on tap, or enjoy a hard cider or glass of wine if you fancy.

Of course, this list is just the tip of the iceberg! New opportunities to dine in the sun and under the stars pop up all the time in Bellevue. For more sidewalk seating, decks and patios, visit our outdoor dining guide and stay tuned for Part 2 of our list of Bellevue’s Best Outdoor Dining.

Photos courtesy of Lot No. 3,  520 Bar & Grill, Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi (Credit Suzi Pratt), Palomino, El Gaucho Bellevue, Bake’s Place, Bellevue Brewing Company