13 restaurants with heated patios in Birmingham

Heated Patios 20 13 restaurants with heated patios in Birmingham
The Lumbar in Pepper Place.(Bham Now)

If you’re anything like me, you’re dreaming of spring evenings dining on the patios of some of Birmingham’s incredible restaurants. In the meantime, you can warm up while you dine at some of the best restaurants in town on their cozy heated patios. Keep reading for 13 of our favorites.

1. The Lumbar

The Lumbar, mocktail
(Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

The Lumbar has the perfect patio set up in the parking spaces in front of their building. Warm up while you sip on a creative cocktail with their powerful heaters.

2. The Filling Station

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The Filling Station. (The Filling Station / Facebook)

This spot is a true Crestwood classic and the heated, covered patio is a one of my favorite spots to enjoy a slice of pizza.

3. El ZunZún

El ZunZun patio
Perfect spot for outdoor dining. (El ZunZun / Facebook)

Warm up, relax and enjoy some of the best Mexican dishes and margaritas on El ZunZun’s heated patio. Psst! It’s dog-friendly, too.

4. Back Forty Beer Company

Back Forty Beer Company
Doesn’t get much better. (Back Forty Beer Company / Facebook)

A delicious brew and a warm fire can’t be beat. Back Forty is a popular spot to grab a seat by a fire pit and enjoy a beer with friends.

5. Bottega

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Bottega on Highlands Ave. (Chaise Sanders / Bham Now)

For an elevated outdoor dining experience, Bottega is an amazing choice. With large heated tents to keep you warm, the dreamy lights and award-winning cuisine will make you feel like you’re in Italy without leaving The Magic City.

6. Porch

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It’s heater season! (Porch / Facebook)

Porch in Mountain Brook is one of my all-time favorite lunch spots. The heaters keep you warm and comfortable and the service and eats are the best. My rec: the fried chicken sandwich.

7. Rojo

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Tents in front of O’Henry’s and Rojo. (Bham Now)

Rojo does winter outdoor dining right. The individual greenhouses are perfect for a more intimate seting and the heated patio is a great choice to stick with the Rojo atmosphere you know and love.

8. El Barrio

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El Barrio. (Bham Now)

Eating outside at El Barrio is one of the reasons I love it so much, so thank goodness for their heaters and tents that allow me to enjoy their delicious eats just the way I like.

9. Automatic Seafood & Oysters

Automatic Seafood and Oysters in Lakeview. (Jacob Blankenship/ Bham Now)

Automatic Seafood & Oysters has a covered patio with heaters, so you can satisfy your fine dining craving while staying all warm and cozy.

10. Little Donkey

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One of my go-to spots. (Little Donkey / Facebook)

Hit the heated patio at Little Donkey’s Homewood location for lunch or dinner and you will not be disappointed. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but the fish tacos are what keeps me coming back.

11. Blueprint on 3rd

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I dream about the scallops here. (Blueprint on 3rd)

The back patio at Blueprint on 3rd is full of large heaters to keep you warm as you enjoy a fabulous meal. I had the scallops here last week and am already counting down the days until I return.

12. The Collins Bar

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The Collins Bar has heaters as well as partitions inside. (Bham Now)

If their classic old-fashioned doesn’t warm you up, their heated patio on 2nd Avenue is sure to do the trick.

13. Sol Y Luna

Sol Y Luna, Lane Parke
Sol Y Luna at Lane Parke. (Pat Byington / Bham Now)

One of Mountain Brook’s best spots for tapas and tequila, the heated patio at Sol Y Luna is so dreamy you will never want to leave.

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Callie Puryear
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