These Restaurants Have Outdoor Seating and Patio Dining

Now that temperatures are dropping, we’re all looking for restaurants with outdoor seating. Sure, we’d like a bit of heat from an outdoor heater or a fire. Yes, we’d like delicious food and kind servers. Well, we asked and you answered. Here’s where you can find restaurants with outdoor patio seating.

Please call ahead to confirm changes before visiting these establishments. Expect changes due to weather, staffing, COVID closures and other factors. This article will be updated as we find more locations.

Outdoor Seating at Indianapolis Restaurants

Capri Italian Restaurant
2602 Ruth Dr, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Full service dining is available on the patio, depending on the weather.  Outdoor dining will become unavailable in the Winter.  The uncovered patio seats eleven tables of varied sizes.. 

Big Woods Speedway
1002 N Main St, Speedway
What to expect if you sit outside:

Big Woods features 3 outdoor dining patios.  The front patio offers 8 awning covered tables, back patio offers 15 umbrella covered tables, and side patio has 17 tables and heaters.

Guggman Haus
1701 Gent Ave, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside: This establishment is 21+ only. Enjoy outdoor heaters and fire pits in the open air beer garden and on the wraparound deck.

Harry and Izzy’s Northside
4050 E 82nd St, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

The back and side patios have recently been enclosed on the sides, to help retain heat and keep dining toasty.  There are currently 24 tables combined, with 75% outdoor seating capacity.

Late Harvest Kitchen
8605 River Crossing Blvd, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Outdoor seating is available year round weather permitting, with 5-6 tables under an awning with heaters for keeping cozy.

Livery
720 N College Ave, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Reservations are accepted for the restaurant, but only requests for the outdoor open-air seating.  String lights add to the ambiance. Future plans include a pergola installation. There are currently 14 tables offered on the patio.

McAlisters Deli
9450 N Meridian St, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

There are 12-14 full service, full capacity tables available on the awning covered patio with heaters.

McAlisters Deli on Michigan
8840 N Michigan Rd, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

There are 12-14 full service, full capacity tables available on the awning covered patio. This is available weather dependent, as there are no heaters at this location.

Metazoa Brewing Company
140 S College Ave, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Tap Room license.  There are 3 large patios and a wooded patio, weather permitting.  There is a permanent fixture food truck out back, Old Gold BBQ full menu, open Thurs-Sun. Open year-round

Mug-n-Bun Drive-In Restaurant
5211 W 10th Street, Speedway
What to expect if you sit outside:

Outdoor seating is available here, at 50% capacity, with 8 tables and heaters.

Provision
2721 E 86th St Suite 200, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Provision is offering 12 tables on the covered deck, with 75% seating capacity.  Heating options include 8 heaters and a fireplace.

Pure Eatery in Fountain Square
1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Outdoor options are available on the front or back patios, with full service.  The front patio has a covered awning and four tables, while the back patio has 4-5 tables with two gas heaters and a projector screen for entertainment. 

Rooftop Garden in Fountain Square
1105 Prospect St, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Open Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8. Closed for the season after that.

Saint Joseph Brewery
540 N College Ave, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

The Brewery features two full service patio options, with full capacity.  The restaurant side offers 12 tables with umbrellas.  There are 8 tables on the beer garden side, with 3 fire pits for comfort. 

The Eagle
310 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside: The Eagle is a family friendly dining option that offers outdoor seating – some of the area is heated.  They also offer a waiting area outside that is inside a tent but currently this area isn’t heated.

Outdoor Patio Dining in Broad Ripple & Midtown Indy

Binkley’s Kitchen & Bar
5902 N College Ave, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Overhead space heaters and heater towers, open area but awning covered.  Seven on the bar side and six on the dining room side.

Blind Owl Brewery
5014 E 62nd St, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside:

Patio, awning covered 5 tables, 8 heaters and 4 fire pits full service and capacity.

Good Morning Mama’s Cafe
1001 E 54th St, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside: The perfect breakfast spot, this patio is lovely.

Luciana’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
1850 Broad Ripple Ave, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside: Outdoor seating is available but it is not heated or covered, family friendly eatery.

Outdoor Patio Seating in Hamilton County: Fishers, Carmel & Westfield, Zionsville

Portillos
9201 E 116th St, Fishers
What to expect if you sit outside: Portillos does offer outdoor seating but it is not currently heated or enclosed.

Southside and Johnson County

Cheesecake Factory
1251 U.S. Hwy 31 N, Greenwood
What to expect if you sit outside: Outdoor seating is available however there is no heat or tents available at this time,

Johnson’s BBQ Shack
82 S Baldwin St, Bargersville
What to expect if you sit outside: Johnsons BBQ Shack is a family friendly dining option that offers outdoor heated seating options.

Oaken Barrel
50 Airport Parkway, Greenwood
What to expect if you sit outside: Oaken Barrel is a family friendly establishment that offers outdoor heating seating (propane heaters)

Portillos
8150 US-31, Indianapolis
What to expect if you sit outside: Outdoor seating is available but it is just open seating, no heating or tenting seating.

Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza
401 Market Plaza, Greenwood
What to expect if you sit outside: Outdoor seating is available but it is not heating or tented.

The Willard
99 N Main St, Franklin
What to expect if you sit outside: The Willard offers covered outdoor seating with overhead heating.

Ann’s Restaurant
77 W Monroe Street, Franklin
What to expect if you sit outside:  Ann’s Restaurant does offer outdoor seating on with picnic table style seating.

BoJak’s Bar & Grille
377 E Jefferson St, Franklin
What to expect if you sit outside: BoJak’s does offer outdoor patio seating, however it is just open no heating or fire pits. 

The Grill Bar
138 E Jefferson St, Franklin
What to expect if you sit outside: The Grill Bar does offer outdoor seating however it is not heated.

Big Woods Franklin
1800 E King St, Franklin
What to expect if you sit outside: Big Woods offers some outdoor seating with overhead heaters.

Taxman Brewing Company Bargersville
13 S Baldwin St, Bargersville
What to expect if you sit outside: Taxman offers a few tables with chairs surrounding a fire pit.

Outdoor Seating on the East Side of Indy

Daniel’s Vineyard
9061 N. 700 W., McCordsville

This family friendly winery offers outdoor seating with fire pits and heaters nearby and many in-table fire pits. Kids eat free Monday – Thursday.

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