There are many great restaurants and bars with views in San Francisco and the East Bay, but very few count as open-air rooftops in the traditional sense. Blame Karl the Fog’s cool breezes for the lack of high-up outdoor space; even at San Francisco’s best, most heater- and fire-pit-appointed rooftops, it’s a good idea to bring a jacket. And while the East Bay is the notoriously sunnier side of the Bay, it’s still always best to prepare for high winds coming off the Berkeley Hills.
Don’t care about a bird’s-eye view? Check out this list of very excellent places to eat and drink outside at street level.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More