Last Updated February 2021 

As the temperature drops, Rochester restaurants are heating up with creative and unique outdoor dining options that embrace our city's snowy climate. 

Please note that outdoor dining structures in orange zones must have two sides up for ventilation per New York State guidelines. 

Bitter Honey

Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Bitter Honey is offering outdoor dinning in a cozy bubble tent. Reservations are required and can be made here. All surfaces are sanitized and ventilated between guests. 

Black Button Distilling 

Rochester's First Grain To Glass Distillery Since Prohibition

Outdoor seating is available with fire pits to keep you warm! Online reservations recommended as there is limited outdoor seating available to ensure the safety of customers and staff. Limit of four people per table. Due to limited seating, there is an upfront reservation fee of $25/per person. This fee includes one drink ticket, seasonal merchandise (Hat, T-shirt, etc., or additional drink ticket), and initial gratuity. Reserve a table here

Farmer's Creekside Inn & Tavern 

Locally Sourced Food For A True Farm To Table Dining Experience

Dine under the stars while staying cozy and warm this winter while enjoying twinkling lights and waterfront dining. Farmer's Creekside has two private dining igloos offering a full dinner menu and three lounge igloos for cocktails and appetizers. Reservations are required and can be made here as seatings are limited with two hours between for sanitization. 

Irondequoit Beer Company

Local Craft Beer 

Heated outdoor patio seating and tented seating is available to enjoy a beer with food from the Irondequoit Beer Company menu. 


Authentic Greek Cuisine

Dine along the Genesee River with a quintessential view of Rochester's skyline. Heated igloos are available Tuesday-Sundays with three seatings times per night. Call 585-319-3579 to make your igloo reservation. 

Next Door by Wegmans 

Organic, New American-Focused Fare From Wegmans Stores

Heated outdoor patio seating is available under a tented space at Next Door. All tables and seats are placed six feet apart and will be sanitized immediately after use. Please call 585-249-4575 to make a reservation. 

Park Avenue Pub

Upscale, Casual Dinning With A Neighborhood Feel 

Cozy coves are available outside along the sidewalk of the Park Avenue Pub. Call 585-461-4140 to make a reservation. 

Rohrbach Brewing Company

Rochester's Original Craft Brewery 

Outdoor seating along Railroad Street is available with fire pits to keep you warm! Enjoy wood-fired pizza, starters, and shareable plates with Rohrbach's handcrafted ales and lagers. Call 585-546-8020 to reserve a fire pit table. 

The Revelry 

South Carolina Lowcountry Cuisine & Artisanal Cocktails 

Keep cozy in The Revelry's bubble tents and heaters under the pergola! Space is limited, make your reservation here. All surfaces are sanitized and ventilated between guests. 

Winter Greenhouses in Rochester, NY

The City of Rochester and Roc Holiday Village announced that Winter Greenhouses have now been set up at 25 city restaurants as part of the City of Rochester's Jumpstarting ROC reopening plan. Greenhouses will be operated by each restaurant for the next few months and offer a creative and unique outdoor dining solution this winter.

Find Winter Greenhouses at the following restaurants:

Updated on February 5, 2021