Where to eat outdoors before summer ends

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Outdoor dining has exploded since the pandemic. No longer limited to those with waterfront perches or ample patios, restaurants have taken full advantage of sidewalks and parking lots to expand their spaces and serve up sunshine. Before summer ends, head to one of the following spots for some of the best alfresco seating.

Bear in mind, this is a sampling (and not an entire list) of restaurants in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam.

List: Restaurants open Mondays

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Rockland

The backyard garden at Sidewalk Bistro in Piermont July 29, 2020.
The backyard garden at Sidewalk Bistro in Piermont July 29, 2020.

Westchester

  • Billy & Pete's Burger Bar, 2118 Boston Post Road, Larchmont, 914-341-1534, billyandpetes.com/burgerbar

  • Billy & Pete's Social, 121 Myrtle Blvd., Larchmont, 914-909-5289, 914-341-1534

  • Birdsall House, 970 Main St., Peekskill, 914-930-1880, birdsallhouse.net

  • Bobo's Cafe, 1 Station Plaza, Chappaqua, 914-861-8001; 57 Route 6, Crossroads Plaza, Baldwin Place, 914-519-6227; 249 US-202 6 Heritage Center, Somers, 914-276-2233, boboscafe.net

  • Captain Lawrence Barrel House, 369 Lexington Ave., Mount Kisco, 845-261-3279, captainlawrencebrewing.com/mt-kisco/

  • Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, 444 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, 914-741-2337, captainlawrencebrewing.com

  • Casa Tequila, 465 Main St,. Armonk, 914-219-5777, casatequilany.com

  • City Limits Diner, 200 Central Ave., White Plains, 914-686-9000, citylimitsdiner.com

Outdoor seating at Wooden Spoon in New Rochelle.
Outdoor seating at Wooden Spoon in New Rochelle.
The outdoor tent at Underhill's Crossing in Bronxville. Photographed September 2021.
The outdoor tent at Underhill's Crossing in Bronxville. Photographed September 2021.
  • Underhills Crossing, 74 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, 914-337-1200, underhillscrossing.com

  • VEGA Mexican Cuisine, 189 E. Hartsdale Ave., Hartsdale, 914-723-0010, vegamexican.com

  • Via Forno Wood Fired Pizza & Vinoteca, 2 Garth Road, Scarsdale, 914-556-6464, viafornopizza.com

  • Village Social Kitchen & Bar, 251 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, 914-864-1255; 67 Purchase St., Rye, 914-612-4267, villagesocialkb.com

  • Washington Irving Boat Club, 238 Green St., Tarrytown, 914-332-0517

  • Wood & Fire, 59 Marble Ave., Pleasantville, 914-747-2611; 118 Brook St., Scarsdale, 914-722-4854, woodandfirepizza.com

  • Yonkers Brewing Co., 92 Main St., Yonkers, 914-226-8327, yonkersbrewing.com

Putnam

Jeanne Muchnick covers food and dining. Click here for her most recent articles and follow her latest dining adventures on Instagram @lohud_food or via the lohudfood newsletter

This article originally appeared on Rockland/Westchester Journal News: Where to eat outside in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam