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It makes sense that this sunny
city has alfresco
ments galore. Slather on the
sunscreen and dig in.
88BESO BISTRO AND WINE BAR Maybe it’s the palm
trees, but this place definitely has
a vacation vibe — in a good way.
With a well-curated local wine
selection and fare for every kind of
eater, Beso has us blowing kisses.
89HOPMONK TAVERN (pictured) Not only does
this place offer outdoor dining, but
the patio boasts live music and fire
pits as well as overhead heaters for
when the temperature drops. Feel
free to bring Fido; HopMonk is dog
90RICKEY’S Dining in the sun is a treat, but add a
water element and you’re golden.
At Rickey’s you can do poolside
brunch, but go easy on the mimosas; you don’t want to fall in.
91TOAST Comfy chairs, an extensive menu, generous
portions, and plenty of seating
inside and out — Toast has it made
in the not-too-shady. What else
could you possibly want? Easy
parking? A fountain? Open almost
all day? Done. toastnovato.com