Take in the last of the summer sunshine or enjoy fall colors at one of Snohomish County’s most beautiful places to dine outdoors. From views of the marina to lakeside dining, Snohomish County has numerous places to enjoy delicious food and take in outstanding scenery before the winter chill arrives. Dining alfresco in scenic Snohomish County makes a meal memorable.

Dining Alfresco Snohomish County
Soak up lake life at Emory’s on Silver Lake. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

Emory’s on Silver Lake

11830 19th Avenue SE, Everett

Monday-Thursday, 2 – 9 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, 12:00 – 9 p.m.

Soak up lake life at Emory’s on Silver Lake. Emory’s features a large outdoor seating area on lovely Silver Lake. If visiting in chillier weather, an oversized stone fireplace will be sure to keep you cozy while enjoying your meal. Open for lunch and dinner, Emory’s boasts a full bar and a selection of Northwest cuisine, including locally sourced seafood options. If you have a few hours to spare, take a stroll on the Silver Lake Loop, an easy 2.2-mile loop around the lake. If visiting in the summer, pack the suits and head to Thorton A Sullivan Park for a swim or paddle. An afternoon or evening of lake life will be exactly what you need to refresh you for the week ahead.

Anthony’s Beach Café

Dining Alfresco Snohomish County
Enjoy lovely views of the Edmonds Marina while the kids play in the sandbox at Anthony’s Beach Café. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

456 Admiral Way, Edmonds

Open daily, 11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy a meal seaside at Anthony’s Beach Café. Make sure you include the littlest ones in your crew for this dining experience. With seating located right by the marina, you can enjoy your meal gazing at the ships while the kiddos play in the large sandbox located right onsite. Live music during the summer will have everyone in your party enjoying a night out. Afterward, walk the boardwalk of the Edmonds Marina or stroll into historic downtown Edmonds for ice cream or coffee to complete your perfect evening out.

Todo Mexico

Dining Alfresco Snohomish County
Views of the Snohomish River delight diners at Todo Mexico in historic downtown Snohomish Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

1101 1st Street, Snohomish

Open daily, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Nothing goes better with outdoor dining than a fresh margarita and delicious Mexican food. Todo Mexico boasts a large outdoor balcony that overlooks the Snohomish River in historic downtown Snohomish. The menu features a variety of your favorite Mexican dishes. Don’t forget to order a homemade margarita with freshly squeezed lime juice and rimmed with Tajin, a flavorful chili lime seasoning. After dinner, enjoy a walk along the Snohomish riverwalk directly under the restaurant or grab dessert at one of the many bakeries and ice cream parlors within walking distance in downtown Snohomish.

Jetty Bar and Grille

Dining Alfresco Snohomish County
Enjoy seasonal dishes and handcrafted cocktails on the sunny deck of the Everett Marina at Jetty Bar and Grille. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

1028 13th Street, Everett

Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday. 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Relish beautiful marina views of the Port of Everett at the Jetty Bar and Grille. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner featuring Pacific Northwest cuisine and a full bar are perfect for brunch with friends or a romantic night out. Summery options such as watermelon gazpacho or grilled octopus are a perfect accompaniment to an assortment of fun cocktails such as the seashore smash or the seaworthy. A walk along the Everett waterfront or an excursion on the Jetty Island Water Ferry are options to make your visit into an outing on a sunshiny day.

Doc’s Riverside Taphouse

Dining Alfresco Snohomish County
Watch for river wildlife or play a game of cornhole while enjoying a cold beer at Doc’s Riverside Taphouse. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

1423 S Machias Road, Snohomish

Sunday-Tuesday, closed
Wednesday-Thursday, 2 – 11 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. – 12 a.m.

If a low-key date night or after-work meet-up with friends is what you are looking for, Doc’s Riverside Taphouse is the place to go. Doc’s has a local, friendly feel and features all your favorite beers on tap. The patio is located on the Snohomish River and offers views of river wildlife. Enjoy a game of cornhole or have fun with live music on the weekends. Even if you are not a local, you will feel as if you are relaxing on the deck of a friend’s patio by the end of the evening. This one is for the 21-plus crowd, so leave the little ones at home for an evening of relaxing by the river.

Enjoying delicious food in a stunning outdoor setting is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Snohomish County boasts many beautiful outdoor environments to relish the last of summer’s sunshine or enjoy the golden light of fall. Before winter arrives, be sure to take your dining experience outside in gorgeous Snohomish County.

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