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Stay Warm With Heated Outdoor Dining in the Albany, NY Area

When the weather cools during the winter months in Albany, restaurants have to get creative if they want to provide comfortable outdoor dining options. Find out which restaurants have heated outdoor dining in the Albany area and make your reservation today.

Please note that reservations are required for some restaurants, and it's best to contact individual establishments to confirm details.

Eat, Drink & Warm Up In and Near Albany

group of four people around a fire pitPhoto Credit: Nine Pin Cider

Nine Pin Cider

Albany's hometown cidery, Nine Pin Cider, is offering private wood campfire hangouts for small groups of friends all winter long. These private fire pits are available from Thursday - Sunday for two-hour time slots and groups of 2, 4, or 6 people.

The cost to reserve a fire pit is $150 to $300 depending on the size of the group, and each reservation includes ciders, locally sourced sourdough pizzas, and a pre-built robust wood campfire to enjoy for two hours at Nine Pin Cider. Visit their Facebook Events section for more details.

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The Hill at Muza

Reserve a table outdoors at The Hill at Muza, a local restaurant, bar, and beer garden in Troy. Their year-round, European-style beer garden features patio tables, chairs, flame heaters, and an artful landscape design. Enjoy a delicious drink with some of The Hill at Muza's casual Polish and American fare.

McGeary's Irish Pub

The heaters are on at McGeary's Irish Pub's patio in Albany. Come on down and dine on the patio - they have a great selection of soups, salads, sandwiches, and burgers.

Innovo Kitchen

Innovo Kitchen in Latham has a covered patio with heaters and a fireplace. Dine on innovative food while seated outdoors at this American gastropub.

Man of Kent Tavern

To prepare for the cold winter weather, Man of Kent Tavern in Hoosick Falls has set up a heated outdoor tent with socially distanced tables. Stop by for a burger and other pub grub favorites.


Saisonnier in Kinderhook is open with heaters by their outdoor tables. Join them for a delicious craft beer, an artisan sandwich, and more.

Experience Heated Outdoor Dining in Saratoga

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The Adelphi Hotel

Dine on The Adelphi Hotel's patio this winter in the comfort of a private igloo. These igloos are available to reserve from 11:00am-8:00pm, daily, and they can accommodate up to four people ($25/guest).

The Olde Bryan Inn

Book one of the socially distanced tables in the Olde Bryan Inn's enclosed and heated patio area. You can browse the current menu on their website and call to make a reservation.

Plan a Drive to the Lake George Region For More Options

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The Inn at Erlowest

Igloo dining is back at The Inn at Erlowest in Lake George. Dine under the stars and experience stunning views of the lake in your own private heated igloo. Each igloo is reserved solely for your party, and reservations are required. There is a $200 food and beverage minimum requirement on Thursdays and Sundays and a $250 food and beverage minimum requirement on Fridays and Saturdays.

Fort William Henry

Up for a trip to Lake George Village this winter? Fort William Henry Hotel is offering fire pit rentals that are available to rent for groups of four. Each rental features a lakeview wood burning fire pit and four Adirondack chairs. There is a $25 food and beverage minimum requirement. Visit their website for details and to reserve a fire pit online.

The Queensbury Hotel

The Queensbury Hotel in downtown Glens Falls has added heated outdoor dining igloos to their patio for winter. Dinner reservations are available for these igloos, and each one can accommodate up to six guests. There will be two seatings per igloo per night, and they require a $25 rental deposit at the time of booking (the deposit will be applied to each check with a minimum $150 food and beverage spend).

Morgan & Co. Restaurant

Enjoy fine American dining in a heated enclosed porch at the Morgan & Co. Restaurant in downtown Glens Falls. They are accepting reservations for their socially distanced tables.

Bolton Landing Brewing Company

A popular microbrewery in the heart of Bolton Landing, the Bolton Landing Brewing Company has igloos, a heated enclosure, and fire pits for guests during the winter months.

The Bolton Barrel

In addition to the Bolton Landing Brewing Company, The Bolton Barrel in Bolton Landing is offering private tables in their heated igloos. Call ahead of time to make a reservation.

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