Restaurant Hoppen: Best spots in Omaha for patio dining

Quick — imagine the perfect patio.I’m guessing you’re picturing a sunny, sprawling space with comfortable seating, cold drinks and decor that transports you out of Nebraska into a more tropical locale.That’s all great… but wouldn’t it be even better with a fantastic plate of food?Not all restaurants with great patios serve top-of-the-line eats, just as many of Omaha’s finest eateries don’t have a patio. But when you find somewhere that offers both, it makes for an epic meal experience. Here are five awesome Omaha restaurant patios that supply sun, shade and scrumptious snacks.