Originally Posted: Jan. 25, 2021
Updated: Feb. 15, 2022

Restaurants all across the city have created safe environments on their patios to meet their critical need for space. Check out our list below to find out which dining establishments are ready to welcome you all winter long. Just choose where you are in the city to get started!

Easton | German Village | Dublin | Polaris | Delaware

Easton

Smith and Wollensky

Smith and Wollensky offers egloos (Easton igloos) that seat up to five guests. Reservations have a maximum time limit of 2 hours and 15 minutes and require a $250 minimum spend. Call 614-416-2400 to learn more and book your visit!

Forbidden Root Igloo Dining

Credit: Steve Brady

Beeline Bar

The Beeline is offering one egloo that can seat between two and six with a $100-$300 minimum purchase (varies by day). Two-hour rentals are available every day except Monday and egloo guests receive dedicated service. Reserve your spot here.

Beeline Bar Igloo Dining

Credit: Steve Brady

Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce

The egloo at Ivan Kane’s seats four to six for a 1.5-hour rental interval with a VIP server. The $40 per person minimum includes one entrée from the café menu and one drink ticket for any specialty cocktail or beer/wine.

Ivan Kane's Igloo Dining

Credit: Steve Brady

German Village

Lindey’s

Known as one of the best patios in the city, Lindey’s has kept their outdoor oasis open and turned it into an après ski wonderland called “Lindey’s Lodge.” Featuring ample propane heaters, firepits and delightful décor, guests can enjoy the space from Thursday through Saturday starting at 4 p.m. for happy hour.

Lindey's patio in winter

Barcelona

Continue to enjoy the ambiance of Barcelona’s patio in colder months with their winter cabanas. Each cabana features a private table that accommodates up to four guests so you can feel comfortable and safe dining “out” no matter the weather.

Barcelona Restaurant Winter Cabana Dining

Dublin

VASO

The OG in the game, VASO’s lounge on the roof of the AC Hotel Columbus Dublin has been offering igloo dining since its opening in 2019. Recently, Travel + Leisure named VASO among its favorite “cozy dining domes” thanks to their fur-covered chairs, blankets and whimsical lighting. Expansive views of downtown Dublin accompany the restaurant’s signature tapas and cocktails. Reservations are offered with a 2-hour minimum with food and beverage minimums ranging from $150-$250 an hour. Find more details and book your experience here.  

People drinking and dining inside large plastic domes on Vaso Dublin's rooftop lounge

The Coast Wine House

Dublin's Coast Wine House has created Coast Outpost, a heated and ventilated tent that can safely fit up to six people for lawn drinking all winter long. A $150 minimum is required. The full bar menu is available and it will be open Wednesday through Saturday in these colder months.

Tented area with outdoor fireplace at Coast Wine House in Dublin

Polaris

The Royce

The Royce Winter Park, located in the outdoor space at Polaris Fashion Place, features nine heated igloos for safe, outdoor dining with your crew. Seating in the Winter Park is available by reservation only and can be made by calling (614) 468-1313.

Royce Winter Park at Polaris Fashion Place

Delaware

Amato’s Woodfired Pizza

Amato’s offers three igloos for up to eight guests on a first-come, first-service basis. Each individual dining pod is outfitted with a space heater, HEPA air filter, zippered windows for air circulation and is fogged with an EPA approved disinfectant between parties.

Amato's Wood-Fired Pizza Dining Dome

Restoration BrewWorx

Six heated outdoor “greenhouse” structures offer expanded outdoor seating for guests of Restoration BrewWorx. Available on a first-come, first-serve basis! Click here for more information.

There you have it! Enjoy these unique outdoor dining options while they last and share your bites with us using #LiveForwardCbus