Sound the alarm it is PATIO SEASON!
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 from the comfort of a patio table.
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 famous for its traditionally 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.
Coqueta Napa Valley, 6525 Washington Avenue, Yountville
Coqueta means “flirt” or “infatuation” in Spanish, and represents Michael Chiarello and his team’s exploration and interpretation of Spanish Cuisine, wine and inspired cocktails, while highlighting the bounty of Northern California. Sit on the patio and enjoy their famous gin & tonic!
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.
Goosecross Cellars, 1119 State Lane, Yountville
Relax on Goosecross Cellars patio over looking the Yountville appellation. A visit to Goosecross provides an authentic, working family winery experience.