13 Outdoor Dining Spaces Perfect for Your Luxury Home

By Toll Brothers 2 minute read

Last updated on October 26th, 2020

Outdoor entertaining is an essential part of modern life. From fire pits to wet bars, there are plenty of elements to consider for your luxury backyard design. One of the most important aspects to consider is outdoor dining. If you enjoy having summer parties, at-home brunches, or meals in warm weather, it’s important to have a welcoming outdoor area that both accommodates and impresses your guests. 

Explore our amazing outdoor dining designs below and let us know which space you would like to have in your own backyard oasis. 


1. Try outdoor dining at night

Sometimes, taking dinner outside is a nice way to change things up at home. Enjoy a cool breeze and gaze at the stars as your family enjoys a delectable outdoor meal.

Arizona outdoor patio with dining table
Rio Verde, AZ


2. Take in the view as you dine outside 

This view wouldn’t quite feel the same indoors. Elevate your meal with a scenic mountainscape that sets the perfect mood for a bite outside.

outdoor dining with tremendous mountain view
Rio Verde, AZ


3. Feel the ocean breeze during brunch outside

Close to the beach? Revel in a serene outdoor dining space that takes advantage of your coastal location.  

coastal outdoor dining
Scituate. MA


4. Have a bite in the shade

Don’t let the heat stop you from having an outdoor meal. With fans and ample shade, outdoor rooms offer a great place to enjoy food outside even on the hottest days.

Florida outdoor patio with ceiling
Lakewood Ranch, FL


5. Finish your plate near the palm trees

Utilize your home’s surrounding environment to create an outdoor setting that feels like paradise.

resort-style outdoor dining design
St. Johns, FL


6. Experience outdoor dining at its peak

String lights, vibrant flowers, and an elegant table design—these are just a few ways you can create an outdoor dining experience that guests will remember.

outdoor setting highlighted by string lights
Queen Creek, AZ


7. Incorporate greenery into your outdoor dining

Elevate your outdoor setting with natural elements on the table like succulents, flowers, and other plants.

Outdoor dining table
Porter Ranch, CA


8. Redefine what your guests expect from outdoor dining

Create a magical outdoor dining space by incorporating compelling features into the area such as a wall garden or string-light canopy.

Garden dining with string lights
Queen Creek, AZ


9. Escape to a private outdoor retreat

Intimacy is still very much a part of outdoor dining. Escape to your space and enjoy a private meal under the sun with your special someone.

Secluded dining setting
Morgan Hill, CA


10. Share a meal in a modern design

Your outdoor furniture should reflect your home’s overall style. For modern aesthetics, a sleek, innovative table is the perfect option for your outdoor space.

modern outdoor space
Irvine, CA


11. Grab a bite after a lap around the pool

Innovation in outdoor living has led to an array of impressive designs. A homeowner’s favorite is the poolside bar. Grab a drink and take a swim as you relax outside in your cutting-edge space.

poolside bar
Yorba Linda, CA


12. Blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living

Combining the best qualities of indoor and outdoor living, outdoor rooms provide an all-around amazing dining experience.

patio with fireplace and table
Porter Ranch, CA


13. Take your food outside for a change of pace

It’s never a bad call to change things up. If you’re tired of having dinner in the same setting, consider a nice meal outside to reinvigorate your routine.

luxe outdoor room
Porter Ranch, CA

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    1. Jose Ramos says:

      Really great

    2. Travis Handy says:

      Absolutely beautiful designs.
      Oneday I will use the services
      of Toll Brothers. I view this website a lot and the work is impeccable.

    3. Cyrus says:

      Always a great fan with your design concept. Will be building our new home on the golf course and getting ideas and design inspirations.

      Would love to get feedback on your inputs.

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