Looking for outdoor heated dining options this winter? Escape the cold at one of these restaurants offering comfortable outdoor patios and semi-enclosed areas with heat lamps, propane heaters, radiators–and at some locations, blankets! Small parties can also stay warm in intimate igloos, private heated tents, and even yurts and greenhouses. Check out our guide and plan your next wintry dining experience at one of these restaurants today.

Masks are encouraged, but optional in most settings per New York State guidelines. Individual businesses or attractions may require mask wearing. Call ahead and check websites and social media to make sure attractions and amenities are open and available. 

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A group of people sitting inside two gondolas at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid

Credit: Photo courtesy of Lake Placid

Lake George Area:

Lake Placid:



Saratoga Springs

  • Adelphi Hotel - Heated private igloos seat up to 4 guests. Saratoga Springs


A diner with a large Hollywood style sign above it in front of mountains on a sunny day

Credit: @margaretmariephotography on Instagram

Woodstock Area:


Chautauqua County: 

  • Guppy’s Tavern - Heated gondolas that seat up to 6 people and offer Bluetooth speakers so guests can choose their own music. Bemus Point

Finger Lakes

Two wooden Adirondack chairs sitting beside a burning firepit in the evening

Credit: Image Courtesy of The Fargo

Cayuga Lake:

  • The Fargo Bar & Grill (pictured) - An outdoor Fire Garden is fully-equipped with two Solo Stove® wood-burning fire pits, Adirondack chairs, and bistro lighting. Aurora

Rochester Area:

  • Mythology Restaurant & Lounge - Heated igloos with a view of Rochester’s skyline are available with four three seating times per night. Call 585-319-3579 to make your igloo reservation. Rochester

  • The Sawmill - Outdoor tables with heaters and tents available. Call 585-266-5000 to make a reservation. Rochester

Greater Niagara

A group of people dining inside one of Farmer’s Creekside Tavern & Inn's igloos in LeRoy

Credit: @elizzlewizzle on Instagram

Buffalo Area:

Genesee County:

Niagara Falls Area:

Hudson Valley

A group of igloos sitting in front of the black, white and yellow Billy Pete restaurant building at night

Credit: Courtesy of Billy Pete

Columbia County: 

  • Cooper’s Daughter Spirits - The Cocktail Barn & Garden is open year-round, but during wintertime there’s an outdoor covered patio and seating around an oversized fire pit. Claverack

  • Saisonnier - Outdoor patio heaters. Kinderhook

Orange County:

  • City Winery - Two outdoor patios with heat lamps and outdoor fireplaces. Montgomery

Putnam County:

Ulster County:

  • Butterfield - Heated outdoor dining with cauldron fireplace. Stone Ridge

Westchester County:

  • Billy & Pete’s Social (pictured): Billy & Pete’s has three outdoor igloos. After every use, their igloos are sanitized with a medical-grade sanitizer. Each igloo has four points of airflow for a cross-ventilation system. Larchmont

  • Fortina: Fortina’s Armonk location has an outdoor heated tent as well as a patio with heat lamps. Armonk

  • 3 Westerly: This restaurant serves modern American cuisine. They are open daily from 12 PM – 10 PM Sunday-Thursday and Friday and Saturday from 12 PM – 11 PM, with outdoor dining. They have a 7-foot wind barrier around the perimeter of the patio and another 6 feet of clearance for natural airflow. Each table has its own heater. Ossining

New York City

A plate of fried chicken and waffles with cocktails at Dolly Varden

Dolly Varden in Manhattan. Credit: Anna Pakman

Check out our list below of confirmed winter outdoor dining spots in New York City and for more suggestions, see these lists from RESY and Eater. Make sure to call ahead to confirm details and availability.


  • Gotham West Market - Outdoor patio with first come first serve picnic tables. Hell's Kitchen

  • The Marshal - Outdoor patio with heaters. Hell's Kitchen

  • 5 Napkin Burger - Heated outdoor seating. Hell's Kitchen

  • Marseille - Heaters above sidewalk tables and a patio with one side open air with heaters. Hell's Kitchen

  • Nizza - Heaters above sidewalk tables. Hell's Kitchen

  • EAK Izakaya - Patio with one side open air equipped with heaters. Hell's Kitchen 

  • Dolly Varden (pictured) - Outdoor 1920s train car with semi separate booths. One side completely open air and each booth has a heater. Hell's Kitchen

  • The Lodge at Bryant Park - Heated and partially open air. Two wheelchair accessible tables near the open side. Midtown

  • La Grande Boucherie - Heated courtyard with ample seating. Theater District

  • Dagon - Outdoor patio with one side open air equipped with overhead heaters. Upper West Side 

  • Nice Matin - Sidewalk dining equipped with heaters. Upper West Side

  • The Consulate - Heated outdoor dining structure. Upper West Side

  • French Roast - Pergola and uncovered sidewalk dining available, both heated. Upper West Side

  • Le Monde - Outdoor patio with one side open air and sidewalk dining; both heated. Upper West Side

  • Veselka Heated and partially open air. East Village

  • The Smith - Heated and partially open air. East Village

  • Bistro Verde at Nordstrom - Heated igloos on outdoor patio. Midtown

Long Island

A private dining igloo stands on the deck at Smuggler Jack's with a vibrant orange sunset in the background
Credit: @smugglerjackswaterfront on Instagram

Nassau County

  • Uncle Bacala's – Outdoor tents and igloos with seating for up to five guests. Garden City Park

  • Pietro's of East Meadow – Patio equipped with private igloos that can seat up to eight guests. East Meadow

  • Smuggler Jack's (pictured) – Canal-side heated igloos that can seat up to eight people. Massapequa

  • Coach Meeting House – Private igloos equipped with TVs and patio with electric fire pits. Oyster Bay

  • The Buoy Bar - Heated dining igloos for six guests and lounge igloos with seating for up to 10 guests. Point Lookout

Suffolk County

  • Harbor Mist Restaurant – Private heated igloos with seating for up to eight guests. Cold Spring Harbor

  • The Oar – Deck with fire pits, heaters, and two heated igloos. Patchogue

  • ITA Kitchen – Private heated greenhouses with controllable lights and music. Bay Shore

  • Baker House 1650 - Heated private igloos for up to six guests with blankets and board games. Huntington

  • Del Vino Vineyards — Private igloos for up to 10 people. Northport 

  • Harmony Vineyards - Heated private igloos. St. James

  • Brew Cheese - Outdoor heated yurts. Northport

  • Mirabelle Restaurant – Heated private igloos for up to six people. Stony Brook

  • RGNY Winery - Mexican-inspired greenhouses with seating for up to six guests. Riverhead

  • Macari Vineyards - Heated private igloos. Mattituck

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Originally published December 27, 2021.