19+ Cozy Winter Outdoor Dining Options in Mid-Michigan

Want to Take Your Pod Out to Eat? Try Outdoor Dining Winter Style

Yes – winter outdoor dining is a thing in Lansing! Restaurants are turning up the heat so we can get out of the house, eat out, and stay safe at these outdoor dining options.

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PLACES YOU CAN DINE OUTDOORS THIS WINTER

Note: Laws and public health measures associated with in-person restaurant dining can change quickly during these times.

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People's Kitchen in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Date Night
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Take Out
  • Delivery
  • Family Friendly
  • Brunch
Offering:
  • American
  • Casual Dining
  • Dessert
Address:
2722 E Michigan Ave MI
Lansing, Michigan 48912
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About People's Kitchen

We love making our food from scratch. We could not do it without our local farmers and businesses.

Outdoor Dining Details

Come enjoy our covered heated patio.

El Azteco West in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take Out
Offering:
  • Mexican
Address:
1016 West Saginaw Street
Lansing, Michigan 48915
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About El Azteco West

El Azteco West strives to offer you the finest in authentic Mexican food. Every burrito that we roll, every taco that we fill and every salad we create is made using the freshest ingredients available.

When you sit down to lunch or dinner at our Mexican restaurant, the chips on your table are baked in our local tortilleria, the sauces are handmade and the tortillas are pressed daily. Each bite is fresh and full of unique flavors.

Outdoor Dining Details

Our patio is partially enclosed with heaters.

El Azteco East in East Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take Out
  • Family Friendly
Offering:
  • Mexican
Address:
225 Ann Street
East Lansing, Michigan 48823
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About El Azteco East

El Azteco West strives to offer you the finest in authentic Mexican food. Every burrito that we roll, every taco that we fill and every salad we create is made using the freshest ingredients available.

When you sit down to lunch or dinner at our Mexican restaurant, the chips on your table are baked in our local tortilleria, the sauces are handmade and the tortillas are pressed daily. Each bite is fresh and full of unique flavors.

Outdoor Dining Details

East Lansing’s only rooftop dining experience. The rooftop patio is open on weekends with heaters through the winter.

Lansing Brewing Company in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Date Night
  • Take Out
Offering:
  • Brewery
Address:
518 E Shiawassee St
Lansing, Michigan 48912
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About Lansing Brewing Company

We’re Lansing Brewing Company, the city’s coolest place to be in the heart of the Stadium District.

The Lansing Brewing Company serves as a living testament to the hard-working men and women who built our great city. We embrace our city’s roots while heralding in a new beer-loving generation just in time for Lansing’s rebirth.

Outdoor Dining Details

Enjoy one of Lansing's beloved outdoor dining spaces where you'll find a big bonfire pit, yard games, and seats with a view of the beautiful sunset over Downtown Lansing.

The Peanut Barrel in East Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Date Night
  • Take Out
Offering:
  • American
Address:
521 E. Grand River Ave.
East Lansing, Michigan 48823
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About The Peanut Barrel

Throughout the 80’s and 90’s The Peanut Barrel established a reputation as the place for great burgers, sandwiches, fries, a brew, and the Barrel’s famous Long Island Iced Tea.

Outdoor Dining Details

The patio may be the most popular in East Lansing and is open with heaters through the winter.

On usual football Saturdays you can sit on the Peanut Barrel Patio and hear the crowd at the stadium. If the wind is blowing out of the south you might just hear the fabulous Michigan State Marching Band performing their halftime show.

Horrocks Farm Market Beer Garden in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Date Night
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Take Out
Offering:
  • Pub
Address:
7420 W. Saginaw Hwy.
Lansing, Michigan 48917
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About Horrocks Farm Market Beer Garden

Horrock's is a family-owned grocery with full-service deli, locally grown produce, and a large nursery that has been serving the Lansing area for over 50 years.

Outdoor Dining Details

Open through the winter with heaters on tables, The Beer Garden is located off of the garden center. It has become one of Lansing's go-to spots during these changing times. With lots of space to spread out, it's an amazing socially distanced venture out to eat and grab a drink.

Buddy's Pizza in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Gluten Free
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Take Out
  • Delivery
Offering:
  • American
  • Casual Dining
  • Chicken
  • Cocktails
  • Coffee
  • Dessert
  • Hamburgers
  • Pizza
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups Salads
  • Tea
  • Wine
Address:
5924 West Saginaw Hwy
Lansing, Michigan 48917
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About Buddy's Pizza

Casual dining. Detroit style square pizza, fresh salads, burgers and sandwiches, pastas, and some great appetizer choices.

Outdoor Dining Details

Outdoor dining on a patio with heaters.

Reno's East in East Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Take Out
  • Delivery
Offering:
  • American
  • Casual Dining
Address:
1310 Abbot Road
East Lansing, Michigan 48823
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About Reno's East

It's on at Reno's East!

Outdoor Dining Details

Grab your coat and come cozy up to the fireplace on our outdoor patio!

CONFLUXCITY Brewing Company in Portland, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Date Night
  • Take Out
Offering:
  • American
  • BBQ
  • Brewery
  • Dessert
  • Hamburgers
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups Salads
  • Tacos
Address:
110 North Water Street
Portland, Michigan 48875
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About CONFLUXCITY Brewing Company

CONFLUXCITY Brewing Company is a local microbrewery in Portland, Michigan. We offer eclectic beer and food. Our prime location provides guests the opportunity to reach us by road or river trail. We offer two parking lots: one in front of our riverside venue and another just north of the brewery on Water Street.

Outdoor Dining Details

When our beer garden is open this winter, along with our igloos, we will have fires for you to enjoy safely outside. Our riverside deck is also getting closer to fruition! The beer garden and the deck are now connected! Look forward to new updates throughout the winter!

Reno's North in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Date Night
  • Take Out
  • Family Friendly
Offering:
  • Bagels
  • Casual Dining
  • Cocktails
  • Hamburgers
  • Pizza
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups Salads
Address:
16460 S Old US 27
Lansing, Michigan 48906
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About Reno's North

Outdoor Dining Details

Grab your coat and come cozy up to the fireplace on our outdoor patio! *We are strictly enforcing safety guidelines, so remember to wear your mask and to continue to practice social distancing.

Ryan's Roadhouse in St. Johns, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take Out
  • Delivery
  • Family Friendly
Offering:
  • American
  • BBQ
  • Casual Dining
  • Cocktails
  • Dessert
  • Hamburgers
  • Mexican
  • Pizza
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups Salads
  • Steak
Address:
902 East State Street
St. Johns, Michigan 48879
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About Ryan's Roadhouse

American-style cuisine in a family-friendly location. Our motto is "Great Food, Great People".

Outdoor Dining Details

Heated outdoor seating.

Brookshire Inn & Golf Club in Williamston, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Date Night
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Take Out
Offering:
  • American
  • BBQ
  • Chicken
  • Cocktails
  • Dessert
  • Hamburgers
  • Pizza
  • Sandwiches
  • Seafood
  • Soups Salads
  • Steak
  • Wine
Address:
205 West Church Street
Williamston, Michigan 48895
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About Brookshire Inn & Golf Club

Outdoor Dining Details

Igloo rentals available. Rental fee of $25 for 90-minutes {NOTE: Rental fee waived if you spend $150.} Reservations available Tuesday - Saturday at 4:00 pm, 5:30 pm, and 7:30 pm. We look forward to serving you with smiles under our masks!

Dagwood Tavern & Grill in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Curbside Pickup
Offering:
  • Hot Dogs
  • Pub
  • Sandwiches
  • Seafood
  • Soups Salads
  • Tacos
Address:
2803 East Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, Michigan 48912
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About Dagwood Tavern & Grill

Outdoor Dining Details

Curbside pick-up or heated patio available 7 days a week, 11am - 8pm.

American Bistro in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Gluten Free
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Date Night
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Take Out
  • Delivery
Offering:
  • American
  • Chicken
  • Sandwiches
  • Seafood
  • Soups Salads
Address:
2328 Showtime Drive
Lansing, Michigan 48912
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About American Bistro

A modern take on the authentic American Diner. Serving homemade classics with our own twist.

Outdoor Dining Details

If you’re willing to brave the elements, we’ll provide you with outdoor heaters for patio dining.

Coach's Pub & Grill in Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take Out
  • Family Friendly
Offering:
  • American
  • Casual Dining
  • Cocktails
  • Hamburgers
  • Mexican
  • Pizza
  • Pub
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups Salads
  • Tacos
  • Wine
Address:
6201 Bishop Road
Lansing, Michigan 48911
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About Coach's Pub & Grill

We take Family, Friends, Food & Fun seriously around here! At Coach's, you can have it all! We are committed to delivering the best dining experience to you and your family. That's why our food is handcrafted and made fresh to order every day.

Outdoor Dining Details

Outdoor patio with heaters.

Harrison Roadhouse in East Lansing, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
Offering:
  • Cocktails
  • Hamburgers
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups Salads
Address:
720 Michigan Avenue East
East Lansing, Michigan 48823
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About Harrison Roadhouse

Proudly serving the East Lansing area for over 30 years, the Harrison Roadhouse has provided a fun, friendly atmosphere along with high quality meals made with only the freshest ingredients.

Outdoor Dining Details

Patio dining with heaters.

Fool's Gold Saloon in Webberville, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take Out
Offering:
  • American
  • Hamburgers
  • Pizza
  • Pub
  • Sandwiches
  • Soups Salads
  • Tacos
Address:
108 West Grand River Avenue
Webberville, Michigan 48892
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About Fool's Gold Saloon

Small town restaurant serving great food! Take-out available for pick-up Monday - Saturday between 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Check our Facebook page for the daily take-out menu.

Outdoor Dining Details

One pod available that seats up to 6 people.

Looking Glass Brewing Company in DeWitt, MI

Open for:
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Take Out
  • Delivery
  • Family Friendly
Offering:
  • American
  • Brewery
  • Chicken
  • Cocktails
  • Hamburgers
  • Healthy Fare
  • Soups Salads
  • Tacos
Address:
115 North Bridge Street
DeWitt, Michigan 48820
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About Looking Glass Brewing Company

Located in an historic church in downtown DeWitt offering 10-16 craft beers, wine, hard cider/seltzer made locally with kitchen & food menu prepared by Head Chef, Josh Moyer. Food & Beer to go - LGBC offers weekly food specials, #familymealdeals & #craftbeverages available for carryout (curbside, pickup & delivery) and patio dining.

Outdoor Dining Details

Patio dining with heaters. Check Facebook for the latest updates.

Eaton Pub & Grille in Charlotte, MI

Open for:
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Take Out
Offering:
  • American
  • Brewery
  • Casual Dining
  • Chicken
  • Cocktails
  • Hamburgers
  • Mexican
  • Pizza
  • Pub
  • Sandwiches
  • Seafood
  • Soups Salads
  • Steak
Address:
214 South Cochran Avenue
Charlotte, Michigan 48813
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About Eaton Pub & Grille

Outdoor Dining Details

Heated igloos available. Call to reserve.

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