Over 40 Heated Patios & Outdoor Spaces in Charlotte

Winter is coming to an end (finally!), but that doesn’t mean chilly nights won’t still be around. Safe dining out is still a challenge, and the warm temps at night cannot get here soon enough!

We’ve updated our heated patio options around town so you can get out and enjoy a happy & warm meal with fam & friends.

Note about the Enclosed Outside Spaces

Some spots have enclosed or tented their patios and some have even installed “dining igloos” and greenhouses for more comfortable outdoor seating. Important to note, however, that a completely enclosed space outdoors can be as conducive to spreading the virus as an enclosed space indoors. In completely enclosed spaces, the fresh air flow of the outdoors is mostly lost, and the virus can more easily spread from infected people. Ventilation is still critical! 

Heated Patios Around Charlotte

New Kid on the Block.

The Crunkleton just opened their new patio upgraded with heaters for now and sunshade for later. Reservations for some of the tables available through The Crunkleton website, and walk-in tables are also available. Call ahead of time to check wait times for walk-up tables at 704-919-0104. 

Igloo Dining at Goodyear House NoDa is gone March 27

Last call for igloo reservations is March 27. Reserve under “Igloos at The Goodyear House” on Open Table. Hurry and book before they’re gone- weekends are already almost full!

Camp North End

HEATERS, FIREPLACES & MORE at the huge outdoor space that is Camp North End

Rosie’s Wine Garden in NoDa – heaters & fire pits, plus sparkles and wine deals and a garden to stroll while you sip


Half their patio tables can be reserved on RESY. When the weather warms, you can expect the tables to be covered with cute umbrellas to block the sun! This Myers Park fave often sells out, so reserve!!

Rocksalt has both heat towers and fireplaces

Good Food on Montford

Patio Heaters & set up if it’s going to be over 45 outside

Fig Tree – covered outdoor patio + heated porch dining

Ask about dining under the pergola next time you book your reservation!

Flour Shop in the back lot of the PRSC (reservation only)

Dilworth Tasting Room – Dilworth only

Dilworth Tasting Room recently opened a second location in SouthPark in Sharon Square. Although this location doesn’t have heated patios, it does offer “expanded food, wine, and cocktail menus” per Charlotte Business Journal.

The Dunavant

Enjoy the night on this dreamy patio while enjoying food & drink specials!

Fern on East Blvd – two greenhouses 1st come 1st served

Fern’s greenhouse windows open for ventilation.
Sister restaurant Halcyon’s greenhouses. Halycon is closed for reservations at this time.

Foxcroft Wine Co has heaters at all 3 locations and the Waverly restaurant has their heaters in the covered patio.

Bulla Gastrobar at SouthPark

BULLA offers lots of open space with heaters if you want fresh air around you, and also has an enclosed patio section with heat as well. We love to swing by Bulla on a pretty day ~ it’s so big that getting a table is not a problem

Yafo Kitchen has heaters on their patios in Dilworth & SouthPark

Ruru’s Tacos & Tequila has a big patio space with heaters in Myers Park

Cowfish – enclosed patio space

Cordial at the AC Hotel in SP

Cordial has added two new firepits with seating to their rooftop patio, bringing their total to 6.

Reids SouthPark & Levine

This is the South Park REIDS, and Levine is also enclosed with heaters. Follow them on Instagram for specials!

Rusty Bucket in South Park

This patio is open year-round

RH (Restoration Hardware) Greenhouse Restaurant

It’s not a patio so we shouldn’t be including it, but the RH greenhouse is always warm & bright

CharBarNo7 – locations in Pineville, Matthews, Mint Hill

All their patios are open year round with rollup sides to enclose it in the winterplus overhead heaters as well as a fireplace

The Loyalist Market in Matthews has a tower heater next to each table on their patio.

The Pizza Peel in Matthews & Plaza Midwood has heat towers to keep you warm!

Uptown | Midtown | South End

Mama Ricottas has turned their patio into basically a sunroom with windows to open for ventilation

The Suffolk Punch

Suffolk Punch has two outside tents plus heaters on their covered patio

STIR Charlotte

If this spacious patio isn’t calling your name, don’t worry. Dine inside safely knowing that STIR has installed an air purification system that removes nearly all pathogens from the air including COVID-19, per STIR.

Charlotte Beer Garden

Heaters and Firepits at Charlotte Beer Garden so you can enjoy a warm visit on both the roof and the patio!

Kid Cashew

No matter the temperature, this patio is always a great place to dine

Ruby Sunshine

While not fully enclosed, Ruby’s has heaters to keep their patio warm


Upstairs overhead heaters and plexiglass to reduce wind flow. Downstairs has fire pits.


a long Fireplace to hover over

Merchant & Trade

Space heaters are out & stylish on this rooftop patio or escape the cold and hang in an igloo! To reserve your own igloo, email [email protected]

Nuvole 22

Fireplace seating and heaters in the semi enclosed spaces at Nuvole 22

Mimosa Grill

Covered and semi enclosed helps alot, plus overhead heaters at Mimosa Grill

Seoul Food Meat Co

Outer Burbs

Midwood Smokehouse Birkdale Village in Huntersville

The Birkdale location is the only Midwood Smokehouse with a heated patio, for now at least 🙂

eezFusion in Birkdale village

Eez has great sushi and an enclosed patio with celing heaters

Port City Club in Cornelius

The windows have been put in for Port City Club’s covered / enclosed patio which is heated. Reservation only.

Hello, Sailor in Cornelius

Indoor or heated patio seatings available via @resy

The Pump House in Rock Hill SC

Their window coverings are in place and the heaters are on at the Pump House

Jackie Boys Grill & Tap in Concord NC

Enjoy the night out on the patio while staying warm thanks to these space heaters


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  1. There are many restaurants that have put up enclosed seating and heaters. Some are less expensive than the restaurants you posted.

    BRIXX PIZZA on East Blvd
    PORTOFINO’S Italian on Park Road
    BAD DADDY’S on East Blvd
    The Cheesecake Factory at South Park
    The Village Tavern at South Park
    KiD CASHEW on East Blvd

    Let’s all get out and support our restaurants so to prevent them from closing!

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