Restaurant owners have relied on outdoor dining this year as they faced limits on the capacity of the restaurant. Many people are worried about the business impact as the cold creeps in.
But there is a solution: heated outdoor seating. So get ready to dine outdoors this winter and check out these restaurants with heated patios and outdoor fire pits.
Relax under string lights that illuminate a heated patio with 2 Spring’s fresh fish, farmed meats and local produce. Executive Chef Jesse Schenker offers creative, modern American cuisine that you’ll want to try. 2 Spring St., Oyster Bay, 2springstreet.com..
This exclusive Italian steakhouse has a heated cabana-style outdoor dining area, dressed up with the same meticulous care as an indoor steakhouse. The restaurant serves a wide range of Italian cuisine, from raw bars to homemade pasta and pizza, steak and chop cuts. 1024 Northern Boulevard, Rosslyn, prime1024.com..
Enjoy Mexican cuisine by the fire of Lucharitos. The whole family fits into one of the long wooden picnic tables, and the fire pit warms up this fun family-friendly outdoor space. 177 Main St., Center Moriches, lucharitos.com..
EGP Land & Sea
Now, arranging this outdoor dining is an experience in itself. EGP’s winter igloos provide an intimate environment for friends and family to gather by the fire and enjoy American-style dining in the restaurant, from lobster macaroni cheese to loaded “cure everything” burgers. 2 Pettit Place, Island Park, egplandandsea.com..
This Italian joint has significantly expanded the outdoor seating and added a covered heated patio and tent. In addition to Italian cuisine, Amichi offers seasonal specials such as soft Bavarian pretzels, autumn apple salad and butternut squash ravioli. 304 Route 25A, Mount Sinai, amicirestaurant.org..
Classic Italian cuisine awaits you in Verona. And while the weather is getting pretty chilly, they won’t leave you in the cold. To maintain social distance during the winter, they have built two new heated outdoor dining areas so that you can feel at home. 1255 Melville Road, Farmingdale, veronafarmingdale.com..
Enjoy hearty soups and sandwiches for lunch, and executive chef Jose Morales’ meat and fish dishes for dinner. In any case, the food fills you and the patio heater warms you until you forget that it was cold from the beginning. 44 Main St., Northport, bistro44.net..
Enjoy Nantucket seafood, specialty cocktails and homemade desserts in the warmth of the restaurant’s outdoor heated tent. Reservations are recommended for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch seats. 9 Traders Cove, Port Jefferson, nantucketsportjefferson.com..
For more information on food and drink, please visit the following website. longislandpress.com/category/food-drink..