Why sit inside, when you can enjoy food with a view?
Here are 10 restaurant patios that are relatively new or recently remodeled that you'll want to visit when you're in the mood for al fresco dining.
A quaint and intimate patio creates a romantic Spanish setting.
Where • 5244 S. Highland Drive, Holladay; 801-273-0837.
Hours • Monday-Saturday, 5 p.m. to close
This popular cafe reopened in May with a new owner, but the same great patio.
Where • 3300 S. 1560 East; Salt Lake City; 385-259-0688
Hours • 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Large umbrellas help shade the large outdoor patio.
Where • 4000 Canyons Resort Drive, Park City; 435-615-8060
Hours • every day 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The recently remodeled patio includes tall planter boxes that offer seclusion from the street; innovate "sails" shade diners; and trees and oversized pots add summer color.
Where • 454 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-746-4441
Hours • Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday 4 to 10 p.m. ; and Sunday 7 to 9 p.m.
The historic building has a patio surrounded by greenery and sounds of the nearby river.
Where • 1435 E. Canyon Rd., Logan; 435-792-4321
Hours • every day from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This patio offers dappled shade and a hipster vibe, especially when the back door to the kitchen is flung open and artist-types walk by on Pierpont Ave.
Where • 237 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City; 801-935-4431.
Hours • Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to close; Saturday, 5 to close
The landscaping on the garden patio creates a shaded getaway from the busy street.
Where • 3474 S. 2300 East, Salt Lake City; 801-277-6499
Hours • every day 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The large open patio overlooks Park City mountains.
Where • 1825 Three Kings Drive, Park City; 435-655-3456
Hours • every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
A tranquil water fountain is the centerpiece of the large outdoor courtyard.
Where • 6121 S. Highland Dr., Salt Lake City; 801-930-9855
Hours • every day from 4 to 9 p.m.
A large elegant patio, decorated with modern fire pits.
Where • 12234 S. Draper Gate Drive, Draper; 801-617-8600.
Hours • Monday-Thursday, 5 to 10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 4 to midnight; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.