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

Conner's Rooftop

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

Three Rivers Distilling Co.

Just south of downtown Fort Wayne, you'll find magical outdoor igloos at Three Rivers Distilling Company! Stay warm while dining outdoors this fall and winter. The igloos will be open for dining from November 2, 2021 through March 31, 2022. 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

Three Rivers Distilling Company Igloos
Pictured: Three Rivers Distilling Company

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

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 | Upstairs patio with heaters.
235 E. Superior St. | 260.426.3442

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

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

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

Summit Grill | Outdoor heaters
6525 Covington Rd. | 260.432.6666

Tolon | Outdoor heaters
614 Harrison St. | 260.399.5128

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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This blog was originally published in October 2020 and has been updated. Last Update: October 2021