Outdoor dining is an absolute must as soon as warm weather hits. Do you get excited to eat outdoors? I definitely do, especially when it comes to dinner with friends in a fun, outdoor space.

I love that you can enjoy the fresh air, relax outside, enjoy your meal in happiness and sometimes catch live music while dining outdoors.

At times, I will choose a restaurant or café that has outdoor dining based on their seating options vs the food. Sometimes the ambience and setting gives off a relaxing space to be in and it's hard to beat that.

With spring here and summer approaching, there's no other way to enjoy meals besides being outdoors to do so.

4 Hudson Valley Restaurants With the Best Outdoor Dining Experience

Throughout the Hudson Valley, there are plenty of hotspots to sit back, relax and sip on your favorite drink while enjoying a tasty meal for an outdoor dining experience.

Let's take a look at some fan favorites.

Would you visit any of these Hudson Valley hotspots for outdoor dining? Where is your favorite place? Share with us below.

New York State's Most Famous Restaurant is Katz's Delicatessen

New York State is home to some of the best restaurants in the country, and some of the oldest. Have you eaten at New York State's most famous restaurant?

Thrillist came up with a list of the most famous restaurants in every state and D.C. When it came to the Empire state the most popular restaurant was Katz's Delicatessen in New York City.

Here's a look at some of their delicious menu items. Which one would you order?

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