Normally, Atlantans rush inside a restaurant during the winter months but for health concerns, many are opting to dine on heated patios. Here is a list of the best in Atlanta.
Botica (Buckhead) - There’s are huge heated patio and the restaurant is located right on Peachtree. Enjoy dinner or brunch. Botica’s al fresco dining for 100 on the 2,000-square-foot covered patio is equipped with heaters, fans and a ringside seat to Peachtree Road. Plus there is a the new retractable awning, covering the entire patio area. www.eatbotica.com
Tre Vele’s open-air, wraparound rooftop terrace in Sandy Springs that includes a bar, cushy seating, heaters, fire pits and protection from the elements. https://www.treveleatl.com
Two Urban Licks - What’s not to love? A spacious renovated, patio right off the Atlanta beltline with fire pits and a killer view of the Midtown skyline. Salmon and empanadas are two of the best things here. They do an amazing brunch too!
Mission + Market’s expansive wraparound patio in Buckhead. It sets over 100 people so you could easily plan a group outing and feel comfortable. We love the duck and fish entrees and of course the pretty cocktails too! http://missionandmarketatl.com
Novo Cuina - located in the heart of Dunwoody is a pretty Italian spot. You can’t miss the restaurant at night with lights all around the patio. You’ll love the pizza dishes or any of the pasta dishes. Make sure to save room for Gelato. https://novocucina.com/
Lure - located in the heart of Midtown is Lure. The patio has a beachy feel but the food is elevated seafood. https://www.lure-atlanta.com
Alma in Buckhead has an indoor / outdoor patio to give you the best of both worlds, the feel of fresh air from outside but heaters to keep you warm inside. https://www.alma-atlanta.com
La Tavola - ask most diners where they want to be when they dine at La Tavola and most will say, on the back patio. The iron railing and pretty dishes are a perfect romantic evening. https://www.latavolatrattoria.com/