As winter approaches and cold weather is near, 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 through Dec. 9. 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 November 19, 2020


American Bistro

Offering a fire pit and covered, heated patio. Find menu and details here theamerican-bistro.com.

Bad Brewing

Offering a heated covered tent, find their COVID related guidelines, new hours and more at badbrewing.com/updates.

Bowdies Chophouse

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

Burgdorf’s Wiinery

Find details about their new Wine Winter Igloos at burgdorfwinery.com/burgdorf-winter-experience.

Coach’s Pub & Grill

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

Dusty’s Cellar

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

EagleMonk Pub & Brewery

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

English Inn

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

Green Dot Stables

This classic eatery is offering heated covered patio dining. Take a look at more info and their menu at greendotstableslansing.myncrsilver.com.

Harrison Roadhouse

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

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 lansingbrewingcompany.com.

Meat Southern BBQ & Carnivore Cuisine

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

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 eatpeoples.com/covid-19.

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 renossportsbar.com.

Soup Spoon Café

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