06/19/2012 06:02 pm ET Updated Aug 19, 2012

Secret Garden Restaurants in L.A.: A Guide to 10 Outdoor Dining Spots

We all love a great outdoor space for dining and drinking, and Los Angeles has no shortage of them. We're particularly fond of the hidden gardens and patios, places everyone should discover at least once, especially for summer. Then again, these 10 spots are perfect any time of year -- just one more reason why we love L.A.

[Also see: L.A.'s 10 Best Sushi Spots]

LA's Secret Garden Guide