28 Heated Outdoor Dining Spots In NYC For Staying Cozy In The Cold Weather

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28 Heated Outdoor Dining Spots In NYC For Staying Cozy In The Cold Weather

Though outdoor dining was a beautiful solution for warm weather in the city, New Yorkers are not forgetting that the cold is coming and they’re still hungry!

Restaurants across New York City are solving this predicament by adding heaters to their outdoor spaces in order to keep their customers toasty and their bellies full all throughout the colder months.

Dine out and keep warm at these heated outdoor NYC restaurants.

1. Olio e Piú, Greenwich Village

Enjoy this Italian fare where “Naples meets NYC,” as the trattoria claims. Immerse yourself if their lush green outdoor dining fitted with heated lamps to keep you comfortable eating al fresco.

Location: 3 Greenwich Ave, New York

2. Kissaki, Bowery

Sit underneath their pergola equipped with heat lamps as you taste the unique flavors of Japan.

Location: 319 Bowery, New York

3. Loreley Beer Garden, Lower East Side

Rejoice in this beer garden beyond the summer season as you drink out of their pumpkin kegs and keep warm under their heated lamps.

Location: 7 Rivington St, New York

4. 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar, Flatiron

These cozy igloos are wildly popular in NYC each year as the weather cools…they are fully heated and offer incredible panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline!

Location: 230 5th Ave, New York

5. Kitchen at Cobble Hill, Cobble Hill

Eating American comfort food is already a cozy experience but now even more so with Kitchen at Cobble Hill’s outdoor seating equipped with heaters and blankets!

Located: 1254 Court St, Brooklyn

6. The Smith, Midtown, East Village, Nomad, Lincoln Square

Stuff your face with American brasserie classics and dine outdoors at one of their many NYC locations with their gas heaters.

Location: 956 2nd Avenue, New York (Midtown), 55 3rd Avenue, New York (East Village), 1150 Broadway, , New York (Nomad), 1900 Broadway, New York(Lincoln Square)

7. Hole In The Wall, Flatiron

Their Flatiron location at the Hotel Henri gives NYers a chance to experience the wonders of this Australian cafe heated with the help of hotel’s large marquee.

Location: 37 W 24th St, New York

8. Bin 5, Rosebank

Besides their beautifully lit up backyard, this Italian bistro has both floor and standing heaters to ensure a comfortable experience for their customers.

Located: 1233 Bay St, Staten Island

9. Shuko, Union Square

This is an unforgettable outdoor dining experience that serves sushi in their heated alleyway!

Location: 47 E 12th St, New York

10. Boucherie, West Village, Union Square

This iconic French restaurant always has spectacular outdoor dining arrangements and this year is no exception. Fitted with space heaters and an atmosphere nostalgic of a Parisian cafe, this is a spot you don’t want to miss.

Location: 99 7th Ave S (West Village), 225 Park Ave S (Union Square)

11. Kindred, East Village

Have all the wine, cocktails, and pasta you want at this large and  heated outdoor dining area!

Location: 342 E 6th St., New York

12. Olmsted, Prospect Heights

This beloved backyard garden has infrared heaters hung up to keep you enjoying their innovative menu beyond summer weather.

Location: 659 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn

13. Cafe Du Soleil, UWS

These adorable “space bubbles” that have popped up on the Upper West Side! For dinner on weekdays or brunch on weekends, as they say you can “come rain, sunshine, or snow…and we’ll block the wind too!” And though they aren’t technically heated, they do a great job at keeping the heat in.

Located: 2723 Broadway, New York

14. Portofino Seafood and Italian Restaurant, City Island

Take in waterfront views on their deck scattered with heated lamps as you choose form a selection of spectacular seafood.

Location: 555 City Island Ave, The Bronx

15. Sushi Lab, Theater District

Standing as one NYC’s most beautiful rooftops for the season, the sushi success can carry into the colder months as they have implemented electric heaters on the roof of the Sanctuary Hotel where the restaurant is located.

Location: 32 W 47th St, New York

16. Pastis, Meatpacking

This outdoor patio serves outstanding french cuisine and with their added propane heaters, the choice to dine here — c’est simple!

Location: 52 Gansevoort St, New York

17. Dellarocco’s, Brooklyn Heights

Grab a slice while keeping warm with outdoor heaters at this pizza joint!

Located: 214 Hicks St, Brooklyn Heights

18. City Winery, Chelsea

City Winery is in the process of opening their massive new venue on Pier 57’s waterfront and is said to be adding heated lamps throughout their dining area.

Located: 25 11th Avenue, New York

19. Bubby’s, Tribeca

Pies, pancakes, and patio that’s heated?! Count us in!

Located: 120 Hudson St, New York

20. Bar Pitti, Greenwich Village

With delicious dishes of pasta and front row seating to some of the acclaimed best people watching in NYC, the trattoria has installed heat lamps throughout their gorgeous outdoor dining area.

Located: 268 6th Ave, New York

21. Talk Story Rooftop, Williamsburg

Serving vacation vibes all year round, this rooftop bar offers island-inspired cocktails and cuisine that will deliver a tropical experience and keep you warm with their heating system and retractable roof!

Located: 160 N 12th St, Brooklyn

22. Ainslie, Williamsburg

This massive outdoor seating accommodation is sure to keep you comfortable with their gas and electric heaters.

Located: 76 Ainslie St, Brooklyn

23. Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, Astoria

The oldest beer garden in NYC is still delivering brats and booze as they will add electric heaters across their outdoor seating area closer to the end of October.

Located: 29-19 24th Ave, Queens

24. Dr. Clark, Chinatown

These traditional Japanese Kotatsu tables were specifically imported for outdoor dining in New York City and they are heated!

Located: 104 Bayard St, New York

25. The Chester, Meatpacking District

Drink an Apple Pie Delight cocktail while you eat Burrata with Pumpkin at The Chester’s outdoor dining area affixed with heaters.

Located: 18 9th Ave, New York

26. Haven Rooftop, Midtown

Found atop the Sanctuary Hotel, experience their beautifully lit heated rooftop that serves everything from buffalo wings to tuna tartare.

Located: 132 W 47th St, New York

27. Fornino, Greenpoint

Indulge in a delicious pie at Fornino in Greenpoint (additional location at Brooklyn Bridge Park) that provides an outdoor dining experience as warm as the wood-fired ovens they make their pizzas in.

Located: 849 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn

28. The Osprey, Brooklyn Heights

Offering farm-to-table delicacies, this restaurant right next to the Brooklyn Bridge is a garden of greenery that is sure to keep customers warm with their heaters scattered across the outdoor space.

Located: 60 Furman St, Brooklyn

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featured image source: Courtesy of The Chester

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