Who says patio season has to end? As the temperatures get cooler into the fall and winter, plenty of Fort Wayne, Indiana restaurants are offering outdoor heated dining!
Outdoor dining is one of our favorite parts of summer. And while we love the magic of fall and winter, it's hard to say goodbye to patio season. Luckily, Fort Wayne's amazing eateries feel the same way and are pulling out all the stops to extend patio season as long as possible. Read on to find Fort Wayne restaurants providing warm and cozy outdoor dining options — from igloos and fire pits to outdoor heaters. Cheers!
Can't-Miss Restaurants with Heated Outdoor Dining
Club Room at the Clyde and Crescendo Coffee and More
This outdoor patio space sits right between the Club Room and Crescendo Coffee and More. Thanks to the heaters and outdoor fire pits, it's the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee or catch up with friends over lunch or dinner. The string lights overhead complete the warm and cozy outdoor atmosphere!
1806 Bluffton Rd. | 260.407.8530
Fort Wayne's first rooftop bar offers one of the best views and coolest experiences. The indoor/outdoor space is a popular spot to meet for drinks any time of year! Grab a drink and a few small plates and gather under the heaters or around the fire pits. Conner's Rooftop is perfect for a fall or winter evening out on the town.
223 West Jefferson Blvd. | 260.702.0348
The Sidecar at Copper Spoon
During the summer, The Sidecar at Copper Spoon offers an outdoor tiki bar experience in the heart of downtown. This fall and winter, they're serving up something even more spectacular! The space is covered with a tent and heated on the inside to provide the setting for two incredible pop-up bars. From October 16-November 7, those 21+ are invited to "The Nightmare Before Miracle" — a Halloween-themed pop-up bar with spooky yet delicious drinks. Starting on November 25, the tent will re-open as "Miracle on Jefferson." Can you guess the theme here? Prepare for a jolly time and over-the-top drinks under the heated patio tent!
301 W. Jefferson Blvd. | 260.755.1019
Nawa Inspired Asian Cuisine
Stay warm and cozy no matter the outdoor temperature! Nawa offers outdoor heaters and fire pits, a stunningly delicious menu, and a prime location on The Landing — a corner of downtown Fort Wayne filled with history and bursting with new energy. Plus, there's even more outdoor space now thanks to their newly-added deck.
126 W Columbia St. | 260.399.7501
Three Rivers Distilling Co.
Just south of downtown Fort Wayne, you'll find Fort Wayne's first outdoor igloos at Three Rivers Distilling Company! Stay warm while dining outdoors this fall and winter. The igloos will be open for dining beginning October 28, remaining open through April 30. Plan a day or evening out and reserve your igloo early. Learn more about the igloos on the patio and how to reserve yours.
224 E. Wallace St. | 260.745.9355
Additional Heated Outdoor Dining Options
2Toms Brewing Company | Outdoor heaters
3676 N Wells St. | 260.402.7644
816 Pint n' Slice | Outdoor heater
816 S. Calhoun St. | 260.423.6600
Big Apple Pizza | Outdoor heaters
120 W. Wayne St. | 260.424.4012
Black Canyon | Outdoor fireplace, no outdoor heaters. Patio will remain open as long as the weather allows.
1509 W. Dupont Rd. | 260.203.5900
Burger Bar | Outdoor heaters under the awning.
223 W Jefferson Blvd. | 260.702.0349
Catablu Grille | Outdoor heaters
6372 W Jefferson Blvd. | 260.456.6563
Club Soda | Outdoor heaters
235 E. Superior St. | 260.426.3442
Dash-In | Outdoor heaters
814 S. Calhoun St. | 260.423.3595
Don Hall's Gas House | Outdoor heaters
305 E. Superior St. | 260.426.3411
Firefly Coffee House | Outdoor tent with heaters
3523 N. Anthony Blvd. | 260.373.0505
Friendly Fox | Outdoor heaters
4001 S. Wayne Ave. | 260.745.3369
Hop River Brewing Company | Outdoor fire pits, no outdoor heaters. Patio will remain open as long as the weather allows.
1515 N. Harrison St. | 260.739.3931
Hoppy Gnome | Outdoor heaters
203 E. Berry St. | 260.422.0070
JK O'Donnell's | Outdoor heaters
121 W. Wayne St. | 260.420.5563
Junk Ditch Brewing Company | Outdoor heaters
1825 W. Main St. | 260.203.4045
Landing Beer Co. | Outdoor heaters
118 Columbia St. | 260.265.2022
Lewis Street Grill | Outdoor heaters
425 E. Lewis St. | 260.755.1093
Próximo | Outdoor heaters under the awning.
898 S. Harrison St. | 260.459.6150
Ruth's Chris Steak House | Outdoor heaters
224 W. Wayne St. | 260.444.5898
Summit Grill | Outdoor heaters
6525 Covington Rd. | 260.432.6666
Teds Beerhall | Large outdoor heated tent, with plenty of space for social distancing.
12628 Coldwater Rd. | 800.260.0351
Tolon | Outdoor heaters
614 Harrison St. | 260.399.5128
Trubble Brewing | Outdoor heaters
2725 Broadway | 260.267.6082
Umi | Outdoor heaters
2912 Getz Rd. | 260.203.9975
Utopian Coffee + Kitchen | Outdoor heaters
118 W Columbia St. | 260.265.2023
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Update: Bird & Cleaver was originally featured in this post for their outdoor yurts and heated patio. The restaurant has now closed and was removed from the post.