Where to Find Heated Patios and Cozy Fireplaces in Austin
While Austin never stays cold for too long, when temperatures do get below freezing, this is how Austinites like to warm up.
Best Heated Patios and Fireplaces in Austin
- Justine’s Brasserie
- Moonshine Patio Bar and Grill
- Hotel Van Zandt
- Lustre Pearl
- TRIO Restaurant
- House Wine
- Lone Star Court
- Crow Bar
- Draught House Pub and Brewery
- Salty Sow
- Dolce Vita
- W Austin
- Culinary Dropout
- Jack Allen’s Kitchen
Our Favorite Places to Stay Warm
This East Austin hot spot is a “true French brasserie” with bordello-red walls, dreamscape lighting, and a picturesque courtyard strewn with disco balls. They offer good food, great cocktails and wine, and provide an atmosphere that feels like a fun party! Justine’s Winter Tent is so popular they even have a hashtag for it: #justineswintertent
Moonshine Patio Bar and Grill takes you back to a simpler time with a comfortable and familiar restaurant atmosphere. Take the time to relax by their fireplace on their outdoor patio and enjoy delicious food and drinks. They even serve popcorn as an appetizer!
Hotel Van Zandt is the hot spot in Austin’s world-famous music scene and your front-row seat to all the action. This hotel is a perfect base for you crash hard or chill out. Their hotel is beautifully decorated and offers two amazing fireplaces for you to relax and enjoy a drink, whether it being by the pool or inside.
Lustre Pearl offers good, easy-eating food served alongside their cheerful and relaxed vibes. They have an amazing rustic fireplace full of character on the inside of their restaurant to keep you warm!
Every Fridays and Saturdays from 7 to 10 pm, TRIO restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel lets you make your own smores in fire pits on their lawn! Their smores kit includes marshmallows, chocolate, graham crackers and roasting sticks.
The wine bar at House Wine has just as much character as Austin itself! They offer cheese plates, mediterranean plates, salmon, olives, and desserts such as smores! Their drink menu features mainly local beers with a few added Belgium beers, ciders and of course wine! You can enjoy your drinks, food, and dessert on their beautiful heated patio.
Nostalgia meets modern at Lone Star Court, a cool upscale retro-inspired Hotel, that’s authentically Austin and the Texas Hill Country combined! They feature live music, an outdoor fire pit, an indoor fireplace, and an onsite food trailer court. This is a great hotel to spend a cool winter night!
The Crow bar is located on South Congress. This inviting bar has happy hour every day, nightly specials during the week, creative craft cocktails, pool, an eclectic jukebox and a vast outdoor patio that’s heated with a patio bar open on weekends.
Draught House Pub and Brewery love their American craft beer and work hard to secure small batch, seasonal and limited offerings. Their house made beers are often experimental and never boring! You and your friends can even enjoy their craft beers on their heated patio!
Full of character and charm with bright pops of pink and green lend a beach vacation vibe to this East Austin space. Grizzelda’s offers traditional Central Mexican dishes from ceviche, tacos, enchiladas and more! They have an awesome heated patio where you can enjoy their special mezcal cocktails.
Salty Sow will not disappoint! They serve handcrafted cocktails, and their entrees are served fresh daily; which are sourced from local farmers. Their rustic contemporary setting and heated patio make the Salty Sow a must go to!
Dolce Vita is a loved neighborhood cafe. Students and Austinites stop by for their espresso, focaccia sandwiches, gelato and sorbet-based cocktails! Dolce Vita is a cool place to hang out or study, and it’s pet-friendly! Not only is the patio pet-friendly, but it is also heated!
Setting the stage for contemporary luxury and cool stylings, W Austin offers a sophisticated living room with an amazing bar and restaurant to keep you busy throughout the night or day. With four different rooms hosting 2 fireplaces, they have something for everyone; from dark and seductive, to warm and cozy, or bright and breezy.
Culinary Dropout has a decked out bar that shakes and stirs some of the best cocktails in Austin! They are a unique gastro-pub that serves a variety of different foods from pretzel bites to prime rib! Their outdoor heated patio is an adult playground with games like pool and corn hole!
This East Austin restaurant serves fresh food from sliders to dumplings, cold cocktails and an atmosphere that is family friendly and pet-friendly. Contigo has a heated patio with family-style picnic tables and lights strung across the patio to create a warm and inviting outdoor space.
Launderette restaurant was a laundromat converted into a polished, retro-chic space! Throughout weekend brunch, weekday lunch and dinner seven days a week, Launderette serve savory dishes, with a Mediterranean palette, and dessert from morning zucchini bread to seasonal ice creams and sorbets! You can enjoy their delicious menu on their modern and comfortable heated patio!
Jack Allen’s Kitchen in Oak Hill brings Southern-inspired flavors infused with the spice of Southwestern cuisine to the Austin area. All their food is sourced from local farmers and is inspired by Texas’ rich history. Their heated patio creates a perfect environment for family and friends to enjoy delicious drinks and entrees. The 360 location also has an awesome outdoor fireplace!
Mohawk is a beloved destination bar and live music venue located in the heart of Austin. You can be inside by their cozy fireplace or outside enjoying the views of downtown while enjoying their killer shows, old-fashioned drinks, and super fun parties! Their mission is for everyone to have a good time.
Map of Best Heated Patios and Fireplaces in Austin