10 DC Patios, Rooftops for Outdoor Summer Dining

WASHINGTON — When the sun is shining and the temperature is just right, everything tastes better outside.

Here are 10 rooftops and patios in the D.C. area, where you can enjoy everything from an ice cold beer to a platter of beef bourguignon.

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Top of the Gate at The Watergate Hotel\u00a0\n

The rooftop bar at The Watergate Hotel is undoubtedly one of the nicest places to enjoy the weather\u00a0\u2014 and libations\u00a0\u2014 in the D.C. area. Catch 360-degree views of the Kennedy Center, Potomac River and the monuments. The rooftop is open Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Photographer: David Preta)\n"},{"type":"photo","media":"


The Rosewood Hotel \n

This luxe rooftop in Georgetown offers gorgeous views of the monuments and the river. The rooftop bar and lounge serves cocktails, wine and light snacks. (Courtesy The Rosewood)\n"},{"type":"photo","media":"


Bourbon Steak\u00a0\n

Also in Georgetown is Bourbon Steak at the Four Seasons. Inside, guests can dine on some of the best cuts of meat around. But the outdoor patio and courtyard is a great place to casually sip on a cocktail and choose a bite to eat from the bar’s menu\u00a0\u2014 lobster corn dogs, anyone? There’s also a Wagu burger and oak-fired steaks. When the temperatures dip, fire pits keep you warm. (WTOP)\n"},{"type":"embed","media":"