Al fresco dining in Boston’s suburbs ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Barry Chin/Globe Staff Mia Regazza waitress Dawn Kelly serves the Corcoran Family from Whitman on the restaurant's outdoor dining area. Barry Chin/Globe Staff At Mia Regazza, a white Chestnut Hill-style fence encloses an outdoor patio next to a parking lot. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff The patio at Spiga Ristorante in Needham has potted flowers, herbs, and bushes to block the view of the parking lot. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Danielle Fitzgerald brings out her customers' orders at Spiga. Courtesy of Scarlet Oak Tavern At Scarlet Oak Tavern in Hingham, hedges block the view of Routes 228 and 53. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff The brick patio at Menotomy Grill & Tavern in Arlington is located off Massachusetts Avenue and includes its own irrigation system. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Scott Martin and his son Prescott Martin of Fairfax, Va., enjoy dinner on the patio at Menotomy Grill. Courtesy of Brass Union The outdoor patio at the new Brass Union in Somerville has an area for dining and another for playing games. John Blanding/Globe Staff At Rosaria Steakhouse in Saugus, Dom Catino sings Sinatra-inspired tunes on the outdoor deck that overlooks a rock wall garden. John Blanding/Globe Staff Janice Santarpio serves pre-dinner wine on the deck outside Rosaria Steakhouse.