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


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 is available to enjoy beer and 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 with three seating 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 igloos 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. 

Roam Cafe

Cozy Park Ave Neighborhood Restaurant and Bar

Visit Roam in their outdoor heated tent, which stays about 30 degrees warmer than outside, or at outdoor tables, each with dedicated heaters. Call 585-360-4165 to make a reservation.

The Sawmill

Mediterranean Fare and Brunch

The Sawmill is maintaining a full outdoor patio all season, complete with heaters and tents. Call 585-266-5000 to make a reservation.

Updated on December 28, 2021