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Winter Outdoor Dining In Indiana

Urban Vines

This Westfield winery features igloos all winter long that seat up to 8 people.  With rental fees at only $50 for two hours, grab your spouse or a couple friends and enjoy the locally made wine and an extensive charcuterie menu. Wine and charcuterie not your thing? They also have soda, beer and wood fired pizzas.

303 E 161st St, Westfield, IN 46074


A locally owned staple, Patachou serves up delicious breakfast and lunches every day from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.  With organic and locally sourced ingredients, a breakfast or brunch on their covered and heated patio is just what this winter ordered.

4901 N. Pennsylvania St.


Great food, an extensive beer menu, and fabulous desserts make this Broadripplestaple a must visit dining destination. Their heated patio allows you to dine al fresco while social distancing and enjoying a fabulous dinner.

5902 N College Ave

Public Greens

A subsidiary of the company that owns Patachou and Petit Chou, Public Greens offers healthy food served cafeteria style. As a bonus, all profits of this restaurant help take care of food insecure children.

130 S Pennsylvania St

Foundation Coffee Company

Looking for a place to work from home during these COVID times? Look no further than Foundation Coffee Company.  With small igloos that fit a maximum or four occupants, it’s the perfect place to get out and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and some new scenery this winter.

4565 Marcy Ln

Harry and Izzys Northside

The northside Harry and Izzys has enclosed their outdoor patio with plastic screens and mushroom heat lamps to make outdoor dining as warm and comfortable as possible.  If you love St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail and expertly crafted sliders, look no further!

4050 E 82nd St

Pivot Bar and Balcony

This downtown bar that looks out over South Pennsylvania Ave, serves up small plates, specialty cocktails, and a range of craft beers. Heaters and fire pits ensure you won’t be cold on a fun night out.

130 S Pennsylvania St