Where to Enjoy Outdoor Dining in the Golden Triangle

Where to Enjoy Outdoor Dining in the Golden Triangle

With warmer weather approaching, make sure to visit the following restaurants for a unique outdoor dining experience.


Officina Cafe

The downtown location of this popular DC restaurant caters to office workers looking to enjoy a delicious meal with colleagues. With take-away coffee and pastries, to-go salads and Roman-style pizza for lunch, and after-work wine and Italian cocktails, Officina Cafe should be at the top of your list next time you plan a meal out with friends.

Find them at 1615 L Street NW



Ala translates to a “blending of all the colors” and it’s a reflection of the blend of middle eastern cuisine on their menu. The restaurant is also known for their brunch – a three course experience (starter, main, and dessert), and let’s not forget the mimosa bar with a variety of juices, syrups, fresh fruits, and garnishes.

Find them at 1320 19th Street NW



With their tasty selection of Spanish-style tapas, Boqueria has become a popular spot for lunches and after-work happy hours. You can’t go wrong with patatas bravas, sangria and a side of churros. Text your friends with the plan and make a reservation today.

Find them at 1837 M Street NW 


Colada Shop

Colada Shop’s Golden Triangle location offers an expanded version of Colada Shop’s Cuban-inspired menu, which includes small bites, rum-based drinks, an extensive selection of coffee beverages, and family-style meals. Word on the street is that the tostones (fried plantains) dipped into a saucy tomato, chorizo and chickpeas skillet is a must try!

Find them at 1900 N Street NW


Immigrant Food by the White House

Immigrant Food on Pennsylvania Avenue is a dining experience that celebrates immigrants – from the menu combining different cultures to the inclusion of advocacy in their space. This is the restaurant where you can enjoy a dish that fuses flavors from Ethiopia and El Salvador – a truly unique experience.

Find them at 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW


Pisco y Nazca

If you are craving good ceviche, treat yourself by stopping by Pisco y Nazca. This restaurant offers authentic Peruvian dishes like causas and cocktails like the famous Pisco Sour.

Find them at 1823 L Street NW


There’s so much more to do in the Golden Triangle. Take a look at this interactive map to find all bars, restaurants and other attractions to check out.