When the weather is right and the ambiance is amazing, dining or sipping wine al fresco can be a wonderful experience to truly delight your senses. One of the best things to do in Yountville is to experience the food and atmosphere the local area has to offer.

Framed by a dramatic mountainous backdrop, the neatly arrayed vineyards, and picturesque streets and shops, several Yountville restaurants and restaurants in the surrounding area offer excellent outdoor patio dining service to complement their delicious food and wines.

Here are a few to check out when you come to Yountville:

  • R+D Kitchen, 6795 Washington Street, Yountville

R+D Kitchen offers one of the best outdoor seating areas in Napa Valley. Large yellow umbrellas provide shade for outdoor tables as needed, and the ambiance is heightened by the beautiful koi pond that diners can enjoy.

Inside Tip: Enjoy one of their margaritas and a dip duo!

  • Mumm Napa, 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford

Just north of Yountville in Rutherford, Mumm Napa is a showcase for  traditional hand-crafted sparkling wine.

Mumm Napa features two beautiful outdoor patios where guests can relax, sample their sparkling wines, which always receive accolades and awards from wine and champagne experts everywhere. Their outdoor patios offer stunning views of the surrounding vineyards of Napa Valley.

  • Brix Restaurant and Gardens, 7377 St. Helena Highway, Yountville

Brix in Yountville offers a beautiful patio with 180˚ views of Napa Valley’s vineyards and mountains. Situated amid two acres of gardens and vineyards, the restaurant offers wines and menu delights reminiscent of Southern France and Northern Italy.

  • Protéa Restaurant, 6488 Washington Avenue, Yountville

Providing a different twist on the outdoor patio, Protéa in Yountville offers a rooftop experience, revealing a panoramic view of the vineyards and landscape of beautiful Napa Valley. Protéa uses fresh local produce with its ever-changing, Caribbean-style menu and a selection of excellent wines of Napa Valley.

  • Paraduxx, 7257 Silverado Trail, Napa

Sipping and relaxing on their outdoor patio while overlooking the vineyard scenery is amazing. Why not elevate your tasting by bringing your well behaved dog on leash with you to their outdoor courtyard to get the entire family out for the day.

  • Ad Hoc + Addendum, 6476 Washington Avenue, Yountville

Behind the award-winning Ad Hoc Restaurant of Yountville is their beautiful patio area known as Addendum. This creative addition provides clients a relaxing dining space to enjoy Thomas Keller’s famous Fried Chicken and wines among planters that grow some of the restaurant’s natural ingredients. Enjoy the outdoor setting as you relax with friends and family.

There are many things to do in Yountville and the surrounding Valley throughout the day and ending with a delicious meal at a Yountville restaurant can be the perfect end to a nice day. If you need help deciding where to go, stop by the Yountville Welcome Center and learn about all of the great places to relax while surrounded with family and friends.