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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 places have heated outdoor dining in the Albany area and make your reservation today.

Note: We recommend you call ahead to make a reservation and confirm availability.

Eat, Drink & Warm Up In and Near Albany

Nine Pin Cider

group of four people around a fire pit
Photo Credit: 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 up to 8 people.

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 website for more details.

The Hill at Muza

two photos of patio tables and heaters

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.

Innovo Kitchen

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


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

Plan a Drive to the Lake George Region For More Options

The Inn at Erlowest

dining igloos on a patio
Photo Credit: The Inn at Erlowest

Igloo dining has returned to 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.

The Queensbury Hotel

The Queensbury Hotel in downtown Glens Falls has brought back heated outdoor dining igloos to their patio for winter. Lunch and dinner reservations are available for these igloos, and each one can accommodate up to six guests. Dine in an igloo and enjoy a delicious meal and tasty cocktails.

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 tables in this warm and cozy dining space.

The Bolton Barrel

The Bolton Barrel in Bolton Landing is offering private tables in their heated igloos. There are three igloos, and they can be reserved for $20 (recommended) or will be first come, first serve if available. Call ahead of time to make a reservation.

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