Looking for outdoor heated dining options this winter? Escape the cold while staying safe and socially distanced this winter at one of these restaurants offering comfortable, well-ventilated 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 and private heated tents. Check out our guide and plan your next wintry dining experience at one of these restaurants today.

Remember to social distance and wear a mask as required by state guidelines. Call ahead and check websites and social media to make sure restaurants are open and available. Reservations are recommended.

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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: 


  • The Hill at Muza - year-round outdoor beer garden with 9’ flame torches and super-powered electric heaters. Troy


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

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Woodstock Area:


Chautauqua County: 

  • Group Ther-Happy - heated igloos that seat between 8-10 people. Lakewood

  • 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 three Solo Stove® wood-burning fire pits, Adirondack chairs, and bistro lighting. Aurora

Rochester Area:

  • Next Door by Wegmans -  Heated outdoor patio seating is available under igloos at Next Door. Please call 585-249-4575 to make a reservation. Rochester

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

  • ROAM Cafe - Outdoor tables with dedicated heaters, as well as seating in outdoor heated tents available. Call 585-360-4165 to make a 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: 

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 four 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

  • Goosefeather: Dale Talde’s modern Chinese restaurant has a partially enclosed tent on its back patio. Two sides of the tent are kept semi-open to allow for airflow. There are eleven tables in the 20×30 foot space with 9 heaters. Tarrytown

  • Moderne Barn: Moderne Barn has a large heated tent available for both lunch and dinner service. They also have 3 outdoor tables with heaters. Guests must call to reserve one of these tables. Armonk

  • 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 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 and they provide blankets for guests as well. Ossining

New York City & Long Island

Multi-colored tables and chairs scattered throughout a turfed outdoor area and underneath a wooden pavilion with a heat lamp

Roger's Garden in Brooklyn. Credit: Anna Pakman

Hundreds of restaurants have prepared for the winter ahead across all boroughs of New York City & Long Island. The Infatuation has collated a comprehensive guide to NYC & Lond Island restaurants with outdoor heat lamps, encompassing neighborhoods across each borough.

Thousand Islands-Seaway

Tables and chairs sit among decorative lights and standing heat lamps at Stefanos Pizzeria and Restaurant

Credit: Image courtesy of Stefano’s Pizzeria and Restaurant


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