5 new outdoor patios for your summer drinking in Seattle

These new patios aren’t as well-known to the crowds yet, so you’ll have a good chance at a table.

Come summer, seats at sidewalk cafes and patios are prime real estate for happy hour. They’re hard to snag after 6 p.m., requiring some huddling and teamwork — who’s getting off early to save some seats?

Below are five patios you have a good chance of scoring a table at simply because they have recently opened up and haven’t caught on.

Wood Shop BBQ

This patio feels more like a backyard barbecue get-together on the Fourth of July — lots of parents catching up with neighbors and friends around the 10 picnic tables, and dudes nearby playing cornhole with beers in hand. It’s a spacious area that the owners hope to take advantage of by bringing in jazz and other live entertainment soon. Come during happy hour (weekdays from 4- 6 p.m.) when beers and wine are a buck off. Wood Shop BBQ was the clear winner in our taste-test of a few new barbecue places around the Central District. Get the central-Texas-style brisket, and request the fatty cut.

2513 S. Jackson St., Seattle; 206-557-8090, thewoodshopbbq.com

Beer Star

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Never one to do anything small, the guys behind such mega bars as Rhein Haus, Bastille and Poquitos have expanded south with this beer hall in White Center: It boasts 47 beers on tap and 60 seats outside with enough room inside to fit two restaurants: Lil Woody’s and the Chinese restaurant CTO, both of which should be open any day now.

9801 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; 206-453-3088, beerstarusa.com

Bar Ciudad

This Georgetown bar reopened this winter, but the weather wasn’t conducive to take advantage of its patio until now. Its crushed-gravel courtyard can hold more than 100. OK, so maybe the dominant view is of a ramp to Interstate 5, and the only bird song is the…

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