Heated Outdoor Dining Options at Local Restaurants this Winter

Which Local Restaurants in Washtenaw County are Offering Outdoor Seating this Winter?

Looking to move your meal outside or enjoy your food and drink in a private space with your group?  We asked local restaurants in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Dexter, Milan, and Chelsea who will offer heated outdoor seating this winter.  The following is a list with links to make your planning easier.  

Heated Outdoor Space:

Frita Batidos:  

117 West Washington St. Ann Arbor  734-761-2882

Four sharing picnic tables with heaters 

No reservations taken at this time – order at the counter then seat yourself at any table

Open: Sunday – Thursday 11am-11pm  Friday-Saturday 11am-12am


307 S Main St Ann arbor  734-663-1500

Heaters outside for eating

Reservations accepted but do not guarantee outdoor seating – first come, first served

Open: Sunday – Thursday 11:30am – 3pm & 5pm – 10pm  

Friday – Saturday 11:30am – 3pm & 5pm – 11pm 

Vinology Wine Bar & Restaurant:

110 South Main Street Ann Arbor (734) 222-9841 

Four outdoor tables with propane heaters


1928 Packard St. Ann Arbor   734-662-0798

Heated outdoor seating in the patio with firepits and tents 

Email info@yorka2.com for reservations. 

They will let you pre-order deli items and start tabs for the group.  Check out their events page for upcoming food trucks and DJ times.

Open:  Tuesday – Thursday 8am-9pm  Friday – Saturday 8am-10pm  Sunday 8am – 9pm

Closed on Mondays

Individual tents/ Igloos:

Ann Arbor Brewing Company:

720 Norris St, Ypsilanti  734-480-2739

Private igloos: half can be reserved (HERE) with a $5 booking fee / the other half are set aside for first come first serve. Igloo seating is for 2 hours at a time and can seat up to 8 ppl. Bring IDs as all guests will need to be 21, or with a parent.

Open: Monday – Saturday 12pm – 11pm  & Sunday 12pm – 10pm


3050 Washtenaw Ann Arbor  734-971-2442

3 private igloos (heated & lit) available (up to 8 people per igloo) 

Reserve igloos online HERE. $5 reservation fee and minimums required for the igloos.  

Open: Monday – Thursday 11am-9pm & Friday – Saturday 11am – 10pm  

Sunday 12pm – 9pm

Black Diesel Coffee

1423 E. Stadium Blvd. Ann Arbor  734-436-8355

Reserve one of their igloos at Stadium & Packard for one hour for $20 HERE.

Open: Monday – Friday 6am – 7pm  Saturday – Sunday 7am – 7pm

Black Pearl:  

302 S Main St. Ann Arbor  734-222-0400

Individual greenhouses available for outdoor dining

Reserve a table or greenhouse HERE.

Open: Sunday – Thursday 5pm – 10pm & Friday – Saturday 5pm – 11pm 

Bobcat Bonnies: 

200 W. Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti  734-879-0663

4 igloos (3 hold 3-6ppl & 1 holds 3-8ppl) 

Reservations accepted HERE (scroll down). $10 non refundable deposit for

1.5 hours time in the igloo.

Open: Monday – Wednesday  12pm – 10pm  Thursday – Friday 12pm – 11pm  

Saturday 10am-3:30pm (brunch) 4p-10:30pm (dinner)

Sunday 10am – 3:30pm (brunch)  4pm – 8pm (dinner)

Drip House Coffee:

1336 S. Main St., Ann Arbor 734-800-4135

Igloos are setup in the parking lot: fresh beans weekly, serving organic smoothies and teas

Open: Monday – Friday 6:30am – 8pm  Saturday 7am – 8pm   Sunday 8am – 6pm


106 E. Liberty Ann Arbor 734-369-6922

5 individually heated and ventilated casitas

Make Casita dinner reservations HERE – $50 deposit is applied towards your meal

Lunch is first come, first served. 

Open: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 10pm

Pacific Rim: 

114 W. Liberty Ann Arbor 734-662-9303

Individual heated tents are available

Outdoor reservations must be made over the phone.

Open:  Monday – Thursday 5:30pm – 9:30pm & Friday – Saturday 5:30pm – 10:30pm

Sunday 5pm – 9pm 

Don’t see one of your favorites?  We’d love to update this list!  Email: annarboreditor@adamsstreetpublishing.com .

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