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Restaurants with heated outdoor seating in Portland, OR

When indoor dining feels too stuffy but the weather isn’t cooperating, these spots are the perfect compromise.

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Portland weather may be unpredictable for much of the year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy fresh-air dining. There are dozens of eateries around town with heated and covered outdoor patios to keep the open-air vibe alive — come rain, sleet, snow, or hail.

Here are some to choose from:

North Portland

Eem - Thai BBQ & Cocktails | 3808 N. Williams Ave. | This Portland favorite features outdoor booths made of wood and corrugated plastic, each with its own tabletop fire pit.

Interurban | 4057 N. Mississippi Ave. | Get cozy with some upscale pub grub and pre-Prohibition-era cocktails inside a covered seating area with fire pits.

Kayo’s Ramen Bar | 3808 N. Williams Ave. # 124 | Harder-to-find clear-broth ramen is on the menu here — perfect for slurping under the shelter of the second-floor overhang.

Northeast Portland

Gado Gado | 1801 NE Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. | Enjoy Indonesian and Chinese cuisine — and tropical vibes — among bright, cheery colors that extend to the heated outdoor dining area.

Tacovore | 3707 NE Fremont St. | Choose between the roomy heated tent and the covered wooden patio in front of this popular taqueria.

The Bye and Bye | 1011 NE Alberta St. | The overhead heaters on the back patio will keep you warm and cozy late while you snack on Southern-inspired vegan food, like chipotle mac and cheese late into the night.

Northwest Portland

RingSide Steakhouse | 2165 W. Burnside St. | Date night, anyone? Tables draped in white tablecloths, surrounded by lush greenery, string lights, and heat lamps await you.

RepĂşblica | 721 NW Ninth Ave. Suite #175 | This spot offers a five-course Mexican tasting menu and an Instagram-worthy covered terrace.

The Fireside | 801 NW 23rd Ave. | Craving gastropub grub? The Fireside serves tavern staples under a wooden seating area.

Phuket Cafe | 1818 NW 23rd Pl. | Stay warm and dry in one of the most aesthetically pleasing and comfortable outdoor dining areas in Portland, which features stylish decor and heaters in a space reminiscent of a train car.

South Portland

Cafe Du Berry | 6439 S. Macadam Ave. | This family-run bistro serving French-American favorites has a covered deck with heaters and garden elements.

Southeast Portland

Hat Yai Belmont | 605 SE Belmont St. | Gas lanterns and a covered patio will keep you warm while chowing down on Southern Thai fried chicken, curry, and roti.

NORMANDIE | 1005 SE Ankeny St. | This upscale seafood spot has a three-sided sidewalk patio, complete with plants and individual gas heaters.

Double Dragon | 1235 SE Division St. | This sandwich shop and cocktail bar’s existing patio was upgraded during the pandemic with roofs, low fences, heat lamps, and shade umbrellas.

Quaintrelle | 2032 SE Clinton St. | Explore the latest seasonal offerings on the PNW-inspired menu while sitting on the cobbled patio surrounded by plants.

Southwest

Verde Cocina Hillsdale | 6446 SW Capitol Hwy. | Enjoy the flavors of Mexico while staying dry and warm in a personal, heated cabana.

Yalla | 7850 SW Capitol Hwy. | Munch on Mediterranean dishes from the comfort of one of two outdoor spaces: a covered back deck or individual picnic pods out front.

Vertical Diner | 8124 SW Barbur Blvd. | Kick back at this casual vegan restaurant offering all-day breakfast and covered picnic tables.

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