Hide and Go Eat
Several local eateries with secret patio spaces and secluded porches
Photo by Megan Haley
For the most part, we welcome the bustle of summer in the Berkshires. But fortunately, there are several local eateries where secret patio spaces and secluded porches provide a dining “time out.”
The Marketplace Cafe in Sheffield is the perfect daytime latte spot, boasting a stone patio covered with trellis flora.
Rubi’s tiny terrace in Great Barrington is ideal for people-watching while sipping an iced mocha.
Take in an after-show cocktail in the hidden courtyard at the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, or enjoy the sweet corn and grilled meat on Friday nights.
Trattoria Rustica is an almost otherworldly Pompeiian oasis right off of Pittsfield’s main drag. And despite its location on busy Rte. 7, the porch at Aegean Breeze in Great Barrington is insulated with Ionian charm.
In New Marlborough, Gedney Farm’s covered outdoor patio makes for a magical dinner.