After the long and brutal winter – we want to soak up as much of this spring and summer sunshine as possible! The fresh air, the sounds and smells of spring and summer are all but here – so we’ve made a list of some of the best places to dine al fresco in the Madison area this summer!

**Be sure to check their websites ahead of time, as things often change (or to see if they offer reservations). 

Ale Asylum | 2002 Pankratz Street – Madison

Bartaco | 464 N Midvale Blvd – Madison

Breakwater | 6308 Inland Wy, Monona

Brickhouse BBQ | 408 W. Gotham Street – Madison

Brothers Three Bar & Grill | 614 N Fair Oaks Avenue – Madison

Cafe Hollander701 Hilldale Way – Madison

Camp Trippalindee | 601 Langdon Street – Madison

Capital Brewery | 7734 Terrace Avenue – Middleton

Colectivo | 25 S. Pinckney Street – Madison

Daisy Cafe & Cupcakery | 2827 Atwood Avenue – Madison

Genna’s Lounge | 105 W. Main Street – Madison

Graze | 1 S. Pinckney Street – Madison

Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co | 123 E. Doty Street – Madison

The Heights Kitchen| 11 N. Allen Street – Madison

High Noon Saloon| 701 E. Washington Avenue – Madison

Longtable Beer Cafe | 7545 Hubbard Ave, Middleton

Mariner’s Waterfront Restaurant | 5339 Lighthouse Bay Drive – Madison

Memorial Union Terrace | 800 Langdon Street – Madison

Monona Terrace Rooftop | 1 John Nolen Drive – Madison

Pallet Bar & Grill | 901 E Washington Avenue – Madison

Pasqual’s Cantina | 100 Cross Country Road – Verona

Porta Bella |425 N. Frances Street – Madison

RED Sushi | 316 West Washington Avenue – Madison

Tipsy Cow | 102 King Street – Madison

Wisconsin Brewing Company (bring your own food) | 1079 American Way – Verona

Yola’s Cafe & Coffee Shop | 494 Commerce Drive – Madison

Young Blood Beer Company | 112 King Street – Madison

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