Originally Posted: Jan. 25, 2021
Updated: Dec. 21, 2022
Check out our list below to find out which dining establishments are ready to welcome you all winter long.
Land-Grant Brewing Company
The Wintergarden is back at Land-Grant Brewing Company. Enjoy a bit of "brewery curling" or cozy up in an igloo with your friends this season. Available for reservation in two-hour increments, the igloos are the perfect place for your get-togethers throughout the holidays and cold winter months. Learn more here.
The Beeline is offering one egloo that can seat between two and six with a $50-$200 minimum purchase (varies by day). Two-hour rentals are available every day except Monday and egloo guests receive dedicated service. Reserve your spot here.
Budd Dairy Food Hall
See why Fodors named Budd Dairy Food Hall among the best new food halls in the country! Head upstairs to the rooftop (open year-round) for a cocktail with a sunset view you'll never forget. Pro tip - visit on a Friday to catch their live music! Learn more here.
Known as one of the best patios in the city, Lindey’s has kept its 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.
Lumin Sky Bar
Enjoy rooftop views of the city lights from inside an igloo at Lumin Sky Bar. Located on top of the AC Hotel, Lumin is known for its delicious tapas and hand-crafted cocktails. Igloos can service up to six guests with a food and beverage minimum. Learn more here.
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.
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.
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 Winter Park is available by reservation only and can be made by calling (614) 468-1313.
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.
Six heated outdoor “greenhouse” structures offer expanded outdoor seating for guests of Restoration BrewWorx. Available on a first-come, first-served 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.