Pandemic cuisine: there are many great Sausalito outdoor restaurants, and we’ve sorted them below based on their views, vibe and vittles. (I needed a V word that means food!) Restaurant hours have changed due to Covid, so call ahead to ensure your favorite place is available.
It’s a beautiful day and you feel like sitting outside for a meal. There are lots of choices in Sausalito, and we have them grouped by different kinds of outdoor experiences.
For Views see also our list of Sausalito’s Best View Restaurants.
Outdoor Dining: San Francisco Skyline Views
Venice Pizzeria (Pizza) Across the street from the Bay.
Golden Gate Market Deli (Deli) Just small tabless out front, but it’s still a great view down the hill to the Bay. Deli folks are considerate and skilled.
Trident (Seafood, Bay Views) Deck in back has fabulous views of the City.
Murray Circle (American, Some Bay Views; Tasting Menu $75) In Fort Baker, just south of Sausalito
Sausalito Bakery and Cafe (Breakfast & lunch only) Across the street from the Bay.
Scoma’s Sausalito (Italian, Views) They have a few tables on the outside deck.
Venice Gourmet Deli (Deli) Across the street from the Bay. I love the Italian House Special sandwich.
Sausalito Outdoor Restaurants: Bay and Harbor View
Bar Bocce (Italian) Has its own bocce ball court at the edge of the Bay.
Fish (Seafood, Casual)
Le Garage (French, Casual)
Salito’s Crab House (Seafood)
Bridgeway Downtown Street Scene
Copita (Mexican) Celebrity Chef Joanne Weir’s restaurant.
Fish and Chips of Sausalito (Diner)
Lappert’s Ice Cream (Ice Cream)
Poggio Trattoria (Italian) Elegant, makes you feel like you’re in Italy. Outside heaters!
Taste of Rome (Italian, Music, Free Wi-fi)
Sausalito Outdoor Restaurants: Caledonia Street Scene
Arawan Thai (Thai)
Osteria DiVino (Italian, Music)
Sartaj India Cafe (Indian)
Sushi Ran (Sushi) Open sushi bar covered in cold weather.
Sweet Ginger (Sushi)
Buckeye Roadhouse (American) More sunny than shady, but a great patio!
Equator Coffee (Coffee Shop)
Salsalito Taco Shop (Mexican)
Sausalito Gourmet Deli (Deli, has a beautiful secluded patio in back)
Saylor’s Restaurant and Bar (Cabo-style Mexican, great sunny patio in back)
Sausalito Outdoor Restaurants: Other Outdoor Dining
Bridgeway Bagel (Breakfast & lunch only)
Fred’s Coffee Shop (Breakfast & lunch only)
Kitti’s Place (Pan-Asian)
Starbucks (Marin City)
Don’t see a Sausalito outdoor restaurant you remember? Sadly, it may be on our List of Restaurants That Have Closed or Changed Their Names. See something we missed? Please let us know!