What better way to enjoy the gorgeous blue skies and warm weather than by dining beneath floral-drenched canopies that will transport you to paradise? As such, we’ve put together a guide of the prettiest outdoor patios serving up an equally impressive menu to match their blooming surroundings, just in time for spring and summer. Check them out!
1. Abbalé Telavivian Kitchen, Miami Beach
Head to Abbalé for the lush outdoor bougainvillea, stay for the tasty Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes. The South of Fifth’s Mediterranean charmer from Chef Sam Gorenstein offers seating on its beautiful canopied terrace alongside a star-studded menu of salatim, salads, pastries, burekas, pitas and Jerusalem bagels.
Find it at 864 Commerce St, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
2. Little Hen, Midtown
This English-inspired brunch spot is completely festooned with florals. Not only are the interiors lined with rosy pillows and wallpaper, the outside is decked out in floral arrangements from purple wisteria to a towering floral arch at the entrance. The botanic decadence makes for a beautiful ambiance alongside your rose petal pancakes and champagne candy cloud champagne.
Find it at 3451 NE 1st Ave Suite 100/102, Miami, FL 33137.
3. Mandolin Aegean Bistro, Miami Design District
Mandolin Aegean Bistro is a colorful escape to enjoy dishes that are simple, rustic and reminiscent of the villages of Greece and Turkey. And their beautiful entrance florals helps set the stage to transport you! Spend the afternoon drinking and dining in their garden terrace, draped in pink flowers and surrounding plants.
Find it at 4312 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137.
4. Motek, multiple locations
Look out for the sunshine yellows and exuberant floral touches at any Motek location, designed to make you feel as if you’re dining somewhere between Jaffa and Tel Aviv. Choose from a kosher-style menu consisting of freshly-made hummus, hearty meat dishes, a slew of vegetarian options, coffee and the restaurant’s award-winning Arayes Burger.
Click here to see all Motek locations.
5. Serena Rooftop, Miami Beach
Perched high above South Beach, this airy rooftop restaurant features the right amount of vibrancy and sophisticated vibe for an al fresco gathering. Dine on uni and crab tostadas with a Serena margaritas beneath a blooming bougainvillea and twinkling lights strung up in a cast-iron canopy.
Find it at 915 Collins Ct, Miami, FL 33139.
You’ll have to drive up to FTL for this one, but this reimagined restaurant is the perfect spot to cozy up with a menu that focuses on Italian cuisine. Sit down for some roasted mussels and raviolo and admire the sprawling florals that line the enchanting outdoor patio, which borrows inspiration from The Secret Garden.
Find it at 450 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.