Cozy Cool-Weather Patios for Outdoor Dining
A number of Oregon’s restaurants, pubs and bars created comfortable fresh air dining during the early months of the pandemic. They’ve found that so many folks enjoyed dining al fresco they’re keeping them as permanent fixtures for year-round enjoyment. And with the cool, if not downright cold, days and nights of winter setting in the outdoor heaters, fireplaces and covered patios provide a safe, and comfortable space for dining or imbibing.
Cozy spaces for al fresco dining near Mt Hood and the Columbia River Gorge
Old Parkdale Inn B&B suggests: Grateful Vineyards, in the Upper Hood River Valley, has created an enchanted, winter wonderland for all to enjoy all season long. Every table in this enchanted forest has its own fire to stay cozy.
Visit the expanded location of Thunder Island Brewing Co. in Cascade Locks where you can enjoy your smoked-pork sandwich with a beer on the covered patio with table side heater and panoramic views of the Bridge of the Gods spanning the Columbia River.
Al fresco dining in the Willamette Valley
Chehalem Ridge B&B suggests: Red Hills Market in Dundee has some fire pits outside and covered tented seating as well. The Newbergundian Bistro in Newberg has some covered, tented seating.
In the mid-Willamette Valley, B2 Taphouse & Brewery in Salem offers a covered patio with a heater as the weather cools off.
Al fresco dining in Portland
According to Travel Portland’s patio finder there are more than 200 covered, heated patios in the Rose City.
Bar West – Enjoy a menu of shareable seasonal dishes, featuring house-made pastas and breads. The bar offers curated wine and beer lists, plus a cocktail menu that features both iconic recipes and new concoctions.
Cozy spaces for al fresco dining in Eastern Oregon
Terminal Gravity Brewpub currently has heated wall tent dining available with optional reservations. They also have two extra tents, an enclosed porch space, and our outdoor yard for walk-ins.
Suggested Lodging Joseph,Oregon: Bronze Antler Bed and Breakfast
Al fresco dining on the Oregon Coast
Three natural-gas fireplaces on the large patio at Finns Fish House in Seaside, with heaters and a covered bar area.
That’s their story. Located at the boat launch of beautiful, bountiful and pristine Netarts Bay. Their local partner list is over twenty strong and they take pride in supporting local farmers, fishermen and foragers.
Suggested lodging: Thyme and Tide Bed and Breakfast
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