As winter is in full swing, you may be thinking that having the option to eat outdoors is pretty much impossible. Or is it? In the spirit of positivity and, of course, great food, we have compiled a list of some fantastic restaurants who have worked hard to bring you heated, outdoor patio dining! Yes, it IS possible to safely enjoy your favorite cuisine outdoors in the colder months! Take a look at some of the terrific options below!

Please note:

COVID-19 Updates: In accordance with the state of Michigan COVID guidelines, Greater Lansing area restaurants and eateries are only able to offer take out, delivery and outdoor dining service. There is currently no indoor dining allowed. To ensure you can receive your order, we ask that you please call ahead to confirm each restaurant’s hours of operation. All of your community support is much needed and very appreciated!​

List updated January 5, 2020

American Bistro

Offering a fire pit and covered, heated patio. Find menu and details here

Bad Brewing

Offering a heated covered tent, find their COVID related guidelines, new hours and more at

Bowdies Chophouse

For more information and to take a look at their menu, checkout

Burgdorf’s Wiinery

Find details about their new Wine Winter Igloos at

Cleats Bar & Grille

With several fire tables and patio heaters, you can check them out at

Coach’s Pub & Grill

You can learn more about one of Lansing's favorite, all-American pubs at

Dusty’s Cellar

With a covered and heated patio, you can check out their offerings at

EagleMonk Pub & Brewery

This unique brewery is offering a fire pit and outdoor heaters for the cold days. Learn more at

English Inn

Offering one-of-a-kind, private and heated outdoor conservatories (like a greenhouse), you have to check them out at

Harrison Roadhouse

They have one of the biggest patios in the area, and it's heated! Read more at

Lansing Brewing Company

Offering a large fire pit to warm you up while you try some great brews or delicious eats. Read about it at

Meat Southern BBQ & Carnivore Cuisine

Enjoy some of the best meat dishes you can find while warming up on the heated patio at

One North Kitchen & Bar

Just opened! This brand new eatery on Lansing's west side offers a great menu and patio with igloos. Learn more at

The Peoples Kitchen

You can eat some really great food in their covered and heated patio area, as well as, check out all they are doing to keep you safe at

Red Cedar Spirits

You can hang out and enjoy all the amazing flavors at Red Cedar Spirits while relaxing on the outdoor patio with heaters and fire pits for winter.

Reno’s East and Reno’s North

Both locations are offering a covered and heated patio along with their great atmosphere and food. Find out which one is closer to you and more at

Soup Spoon Café

This vibrant eatery for home style food is offering heated patio space for the cold days ahead. Check it out at