The people watching's prime from the Rialto Cafe
934 16th Street
The Rialto Cafe is right around the corner of just down the street from just everything. So, whether you're on your way someone or just want to watch other people coming and going, it's a great spot to sit.
Patio hours: Open when the restaurant is open, weather permitting
Specials: Happy hour every day from 4:30 to 6p.m., and from and 9:30 p.m. to close
Patio perks: The 16th Street mall offers free entertainment; adjustable awnings and umbrellas
Busiest time: Happy hours and sometimes throughout the night. Weekday lunch rush from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Slowest time: Mornings before 11 a.m.
Most memorable moment: New Years Eve was especially entertaining when we had the patio packed out and everyone was dressed up and having a good time. We gave out horns, beads, and hats, and the whole family went all out and watched fireworks together. Every guest and person was happy.