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The 9 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining

The 9 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining

Take it outside — there’s no better place to eat right now. Al fresco dining is fully underway at The Grove, where our top restaurants are eager to welcome you and share their seasonal summer menus. Yum.

Bar Verde at Nordstrom

Book a Table | 323.900.1610

The perfect place to take a break for a bite while you shop. Enjoy a menu of new American favorites, such as lobster bisque, sesame chicken salad and a turkey club.


Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill

Book a Table | 323.352.9300

Now open with extended outdoor seating, the famed sushi restaurant’s first California location serves an array of fresh sushi, sashimi and family-style Japanese fare. Cocktails, wine and sake, too!

sushi at Blur Ribbon


edo by edoardo baldi


Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner menus on the terrace with seating down charming Bow Street. The ideal respite for a cocktail or glass of wine outside – and a DJ during the weekend!

outdoor lunch at edo bites


La Piazza


Living up to its name with alfresco dining, La Piazza serves traditional homemade Italian food with a full view of our iconic fountain. Bellisimo.

fountain at The Grove




If you can’t go to Paris, let Paris come to you. The home of the macaron and famous pastries and breakfast, lunch and dinner menus to be enjoyed by The Park.


Maggiano’s Little Italy

Book a Table | 323.965.9665

Experience a taste of Italy for brunch, lunch or dinner and enjoy made-from-scratch dishes inspired by Nonna’s classic recipes. Classic cocktails round off a perfect meal.


The Fountain Bar


Next to the fountain, under one of the most stunning trees at The Grove — there’s no better place to enjoy a cocktail, wine or light bite. Cheers!

cocktail at The Fountain Bar at The Grove


Umami Burger

Book a Table | 323.954.8626

The burger, the myth, the legend. The signature house-ground meat, locally sourced produce, house-made ingredients and chef-inspired burgers are right next to the main parking structure off of Farmers Market Place.


Unique Dining Experiences

There’s more! In addition to outdoor dining, we’re excited to offer dining experiences designed to deliver world-class cuisine from the comforts of your home.


Blue Ribbon Sushi Making Kit

A sushi kit for two from Blue Ribbon’s top sushi masters includes everything you need to create your meal, plus instructions.


Edo Pasta Making for Two

Learn the art of pasta-making live with acclaimed Chef Edoardo Baldi via Zoom. The exclusive experience includes one-on-one time with Chef, all ingredients, a picnic basket and a bottle of wine.


Steak House at Home with Bourbon Steak Los Angeles

Bring the taste of Bourbon home with pre-seasoned meats, starters, sides, a bottle of wine and steakhouse classic cocktail recipes for four.


Mixology Kit from Ombra

Happy Hour on your home turf with two classic drink recipes, garnishes and mixers, plus, charcuterie and personalized cocktail shakers. Must be purchased with a meal.


Jon & Vinny’s Pizza Making

Learn how the pros at Jon & Vinny’s make their signature pies, and build your own along with them. Complete the evening with a bottle of your favorite wine from Helen’s and dessert via J+V cookie kits.


Hank’s Burger Kits

Make your own Double Diamond Burger at home. Grab a bottled cocktail that’s ready to pour when you get home. Cheers to that.


How Else Can We Serve You?

Contact Caruso VIP services at 323.900.8140 or to book your experience today.

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