The Great Outdoor Kitchen

Go from garden to table without ever leaving your patio with these gorgeous outdoor kitchen designs.

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February 15, 2016

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Decked Out

Kitchen Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri decked out this family's patio with a beautiful outdoor kitchen. Thoughtful details like a mini fridge for storing drinks and a pergola for shade ensure hours of peaceful relaxation.

The Really, Really Great Outdoor Kitchen

DIY Network's Rescue Renovation team turned this backyard into a true paradise, building a raised deck with an outdoor kitchen, serene waterfall and pond.

Quick Outdoor Kitchen

This charming grilling station shows you don't have to break the bank to have a beautiful outdoor kitchen. Designer Jamie Durie built this brick surround for the homeowners' grill and barbecue to create an easy, inexpensive island.

Pretty Paver Patio

Yard Crashers does it again with a custom paver patio, outdoor kitchen and sleek pergola. Raised planters create a space for growing tasty veggies and herbs.

Outdoor Kitchen Oasis

Outdoor kitchens don't have to be just brick and stone. This stylish Yard Crashers remodel incorporates stylish cabinets surrounded by colorful plantings to create an oasis-like feel.

Little Egypt

Designer Jamie Durie was inspired by his travels in Egypt to create this lush outdoor space made for entertaining.

One-Stop Shop

Grow fresh herbs and vegetables near an outdoor kitchen to make it easier for using them in al fresco meals. The DIY Network Blog Cabin in Couer d'Alene, Idaho features a vertical planters full of basil, parsley and other commonly used herbs.

Yard Crashers to the Rescue!

Landscape designer (and HGTVGardens community member!) Chris Lambton and the Yard Crashers crew turned a shabby space into this hip mid-century modern outdoor room with a color-block grilling station and cascading planters for veggies and herbs.

Small Yard, Big Ideas

Don't let a small yard get you down. This cozy outdoor kitchen still has plenty of room for prepping, grilling and serving delicious meals straight from the garden.

Kitchen in the Sky

This clever design by Adam Miller includes cedar pergola and woodwork, black granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and stunning skyline views.

Outdoor Drama

Adam Miller's outdoor kitchen is broken up into sections to spread over the large rooftop and features a screen of evergreens to add life to the urban area.

Pizza Party

With a custom wood-fired pizza oven and bench-style marble table, this Tuscan-inspired space by Jamie Durie is ready for a family of pizza lovers.

Kitchen Courtyard

Barcelona? Guess again: this Arizona couple evoked Spanish style into their yard to create this gorgeous brick courtyard, complete with a built-in oven, unique vertical planters and a colorful hammock.

Set in Stone

This serene space features a stone outdoor kitchen and boulder water feature that gently trickles into the swimming pool.

Camouflage Kitchen

This lovely outdoor kitchen by Paul Wrona takes advantage of the large yard's wooded area, using natural materials to mimic the trees and boulders.


This isn't a hotel resort: designer Christopher J. Grubb paved the way for this out-of-this-world outdoor room, including a full-sized outdoor kitchen with built-in seating and additional seating along the wall. A pool just down the way makes this the ultimate entertaining space.

Color, Color, Everywhere

This colorful backyard is outfitted with a wood-planked outdoor kitchen and bright seating.

Tiki Time

With stainless steel appliances, a small bar and cool palm tree art, this magnificent space is ready to party.

The Outdoor Kitchen of Your Dreams

This cozy outdoor kitchen is what dreams are made of—literally. This Dream Home 2012 space features a 12-foot island with a gas grill, rotisserie, two warming drawers and storage for grilling accessories. Don't forget about the fireplace and built-in television!

Wood Fire It

Cooking and eating outdoors are great ways to enjoy the backyard. Outfit a kitchen with easy clean surfaces, a stove and perhaps a wood burning oven.

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