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19 Atlanta Restaurants For Fireside Dining Outdoors

Cozy up by the outdoor fireplace or fire pit at one of these restaurants on a chilly ATL evening

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With the weather cooling down and restaurants across Atlanta expanding outside seating options during the pandemic, people are seeking patios in which to dine and drink by the warmth of an outdoor fireplace or fire pit. Here are a few restaurants around Atlanta for outdoor fireside dining when the temperatures drops.

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Disclaimer: A number of restaurants on this map have resumed dine-in service. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the Georgia Department of Health. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Paces & Vine Restaurant

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4300 Paces Ferry Rd SE Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30339
(404) 205-8255
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The approachable high-end eatery found in Vinings has a 40-seat patio. Grab a seat by the outdoor fireplace to make the most of it. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

2. Nick’s Westside

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956 Brady Ave NW Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30318
(770) 838-3502
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Tin Tin recently converted into Nick’s Westside. While the name and decor may have changed, the patio still has a lovely indoor/outdoor fireplace to hang out by while enjoying a meal and drinks in the sunroom. The windows open to the outside when the weather is warm. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

3. Marcel

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1170 Howell Mill Rd
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 665-4555
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Head out the back door of Ford Fry’s swanky Westside Provisions District steakhouse and find a patio area with a large stone fireplace overlooking the train tracks. Grab dinner and wine out there. However, Marcel offers a cigar program, so smokers may indulge nearby. Open for dine-in service. Masks required. Order online for takeout or delivery via Doordash.

4. Cypress Street Pint & Plate

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817 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 815-9243
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Cypress Street lies within the heart of Midtown, but that’s not apparent on the patio. Warm up by the fire pit, take in some live tunes, trivia, or a ball game on the TV, and indulge in pub grub, like loaded sweet potato nachos. Masks required. Open for patio seating. Order online for takeout.

5. Staplehouse

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541 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 524-5005
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The award-winning restaurant on Edgewood Avenue has transformed into a neighborhood market with a daily-changing takeout menu. Order prepared food from the menu, cheese, or charcuterie at the counter, grab a bottle of wine from the market, and head out back to the heated covered patio or garden patio, complete with a camp-style fire pit and seating surrounding it. Open Wednesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Masks required.

6. 9 Mile Station

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Ponce City Market, 1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(770) 999-1532
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The rooftop bars atop Ponce City Market aren’t just for summer days and nights. 9 Mile Station keeps warm in the winter with fire pits. Curl up and enjoy those sweeping city views on a chilly evening. Open for dine-in service. Limited capacity. Masks required.

7. Seven Lamps

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3400 Around Lenox Rd #217
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 467-8950
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The patio at Seven Lamps does a pretty good job at making one momentarily forget the restaurant lies within the heart of Buckhead’s financial and hotel district. The brick fire pit really helps. Balance the fire pit’s warmth with a seasonal slushie, an icy concoction of vodka, cayenne-ginger kombucha, green apple, lemon balm, and Mountain Dew moscato mist. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout or delivery via DoorDash.

8. 8ARM

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710 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(470) 875-5856
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8ARM debuted its new outdoor kitchen and bar Sidepiece this summer in the parking lot. Sidepiece features wooden benches and seating throughout the parking lot, along with an outdoor kitchen with a wood-fire oven next to the patio bar. Chef Maricela Vega’s menu changes weekly, but often includes roasted vegetables, meats, kabobs, and flatbreads for takeout. People order food and drinks at the kitchen’s walk-up window. For the winter, the restaurant has added fire pits to its outdoor seating arrangement to keep people warm on cool evenings in Atlanta. 8ARM and Sidepiece open for dine-in service and takeout. Masks required.

9. The Mill Kitchen and Bar

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590 Mimosa Blvd
Roswell, GA 30075
(770) 817-9345
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Although it sits along a busy thoroughfare, the patio at Roswell’s the Mill is still inviting. It features a large stone wood-burning fireplace with plenty of lounge seating surrounding it. The fireplace is best enjoyed with a smoked old fashioned. It’s a blend of rye whiskey, angostura, orange bitters, simple syrup, and black cherry served in a smoked glass. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service.

10. Kevin Rathbun Steak

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154 Krog St NE #200
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 524-5600
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The interior of Kevin Rathbun Steak may be lodge-like, but outside is laid-back and sits along the Eastside BeltLine. Warm up by the fireplace or under one of the heaters before, during, or after a meal here. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. Order online for curbside pick-up.

11. TWO urban licks

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820 Ralph McGill Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 522-4622
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Hop off of the BeltLine and on to Two Urban Licks’ outdoor patio where there are plenty of fire pits. It’s the perfect way to keep warm while snacking on salmon chips al fresco. Masks required. Open for dine-in service.

12. Osteria Mattone

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1095 Canton St
Roswell, GA 30075
(678) 878-3378
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Found in the heart of downtown Roswell, the Italian restaurant’s cozy interior is paralleled on the patio by a large, round stone fire pit. Grab a seat under the heated pergola and enjoy Italian classics like the spaghetti alla carbonara with a glass of Italian red. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. Call to order takeout and curbside pick-up. Delivery via UberEats.

13. VIN25

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25 Plum Tree St
Roswell, GA 30075
(770) 628-0411
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Vin 25 is a wine bar located in downtown Roswell, just off of Canton Street. Take advantage of the ample seating outside on the patio with its cozy fire pits and enjoy a light meal while imbibing in wine al fresco on a cool evening. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service.

14. Ecco Buckhead

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3586 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 347-9558
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Even though it’s off the main drag of Peachtree Road, it’s easy to feel slightly secluded while on the Ecco-Buckhead patio. The open-air space features a large outdoor fireplace, making it an ideal spot to dine on Italian-Spanish fare when it gets cooler. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. 20-percent service charge on all checks.

15. Barcelona Wine Bar

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240 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 589-1010
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Head to Barcelona Wine Bar in Inman Park and warm up by the fire with tapas. The patio is cozy thanks to a fire pit, which makes it an ideal spot to order a few plates. Menu standouts include the patatas bravas and albondigas in spicy tomato sauce. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

16. Arnette's Chop Shop

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2700 Apple Valley Rd NE
Brookhaven, GA 30319
(404) 969-0701
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Head to the second story of the swanky Brookhaven steakhouse and cozy up by the lanai fire pits. There are three fire pits with plenty of chairs to gather around each. For extra warmth, sip on the Port Old Fashioned while chowing down on a filet mignon. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

17. The 57th Fighter Group Restaurant

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3829 Clairmont Rd
Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 234-0057
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Sitting on the patio of 57th Fighter is pretty cool (especially if with kids.) Watch the planes land and take off at Peachtree-Dekalb Airport while relaxing by the outdoor fire pit with food and drinks. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service.

18. Bluetop

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5362 Peachtree Rd
Chamblee, GA 30341
(678) 620-3490
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Located in Chamblee, this counter-service restaurant is casual and offers barbecue classics as well as American eats like blue crab dip and burgers. There’s also a large outdoor in area in the back with a fire pit and bocce court. Masks required. Open for patio dining.

19. Ocean & Acre

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6290 Halcyon Way Suite 620
Alpharetta, GA 30005
(678) 823-8887
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The patio at Ocean and Acre in the Halcyon development is inviting, even on chilly days (and nights.) The eye-catching outdoor fireplace has an oyster shell facade that pays tribute to the seafood served at the restaurant. For even more warmth, people can grab blankets while enjoying their surf and turf. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

1. Paces & Vine Restaurant

4300 Paces Ferry Rd SE Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30339

The approachable high-end eatery found in Vinings has a 40-seat patio. Grab a seat by the outdoor fireplace to make the most of it. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

4300 Paces Ferry Rd SE Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30339

2. Nick’s Westside

956 Brady Ave NW Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30318

Tin Tin recently converted into Nick’s Westside. While the name and decor may have changed, the patio still has a lovely indoor/outdoor fireplace to hang out by while enjoying a meal and drinks in the sunroom. The windows open to the outside when the weather is warm. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

956 Brady Ave NW Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30318

3. Marcel

1170 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318

Head out the back door of Ford Fry’s swanky Westside Provisions District steakhouse and find a patio area with a large stone fireplace overlooking the train tracks. Grab dinner and wine out there. However, Marcel offers a cigar program, so smokers may indulge nearby. Open for dine-in service. Masks required. Order online for takeout or delivery via Doordash.

1170 Howell Mill Rd
Atlanta, GA 30318

4. Cypress Street Pint & Plate

817 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

Cypress Street lies within the heart of Midtown, but that’s not apparent on the patio. Warm up by the fire pit, take in some live tunes, trivia, or a ball game on the TV, and indulge in pub grub, like loaded sweet potato nachos. Masks required. Open for patio seating. Order online for takeout.

817 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

5. Staplehouse

541 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

The award-winning restaurant on Edgewood Avenue has transformed into a neighborhood market with a daily-changing takeout menu. Order prepared food from the menu, cheese, or charcuterie at the counter, grab a bottle of wine from the market, and head out back to the heated covered patio or garden patio, complete with a camp-style fire pit and seating surrounding it. Open Wednesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Masks required.

541 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

6. 9 Mile Station

Ponce City Market, 1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

The rooftop bars atop Ponce City Market aren’t just for summer days and nights. 9 Mile Station keeps warm in the winter with fire pits. Curl up and enjoy those sweeping city views on a chilly evening. Open for dine-in service. Limited capacity. Masks required.

Ponce City Market, 1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

7. Seven Lamps

3400 Around Lenox Rd #217, Atlanta, GA 30326

The patio at Seven Lamps does a pretty good job at making one momentarily forget the restaurant lies within the heart of Buckhead’s financial and hotel district. The brick fire pit really helps. Balance the fire pit’s warmth with a seasonal slushie, an icy concoction of vodka, cayenne-ginger kombucha, green apple, lemon balm, and Mountain Dew moscato mist. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout or delivery via DoorDash.

3400 Around Lenox Rd #217
Atlanta, GA 30326

8. 8ARM

710 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

8ARM debuted its new outdoor kitchen and bar Sidepiece this summer in the parking lot. Sidepiece features wooden benches and seating throughout the parking lot, along with an outdoor kitchen with a wood-fire oven next to the patio bar. Chef Maricela Vega’s menu changes weekly, but often includes roasted vegetables, meats, kabobs, and flatbreads for takeout. People order food and drinks at the kitchen’s walk-up window. For the winter, the restaurant has added fire pits to its outdoor seating arrangement to keep people warm on cool evenings in Atlanta. 8ARM and Sidepiece open for dine-in service and takeout. Masks required.

710 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

9. The Mill Kitchen and Bar

590 Mimosa Blvd, Roswell, GA 30075

Although it sits along a busy thoroughfare, the patio at Roswell’s the Mill is still inviting. It features a large stone wood-burning fireplace with plenty of lounge seating surrounding it. The fireplace is best enjoyed with a smoked old fashioned. It’s a blend of rye whiskey, angostura, orange bitters, simple syrup, and black cherry served in a smoked glass. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service.

590 Mimosa Blvd
Roswell, GA 30075

10. Kevin Rathbun Steak

154 Krog St NE #200, Atlanta, GA 30307

The interior of Kevin Rathbun Steak may be lodge-like, but outside is laid-back and sits along the Eastside BeltLine. Warm up by the fireplace or under one of the heaters before, during, or after a meal here. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. Order online for curbside pick-up.

154 Krog St NE #200
Atlanta, GA 30307

11. TWO urban licks

820 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

Hop off of the BeltLine and on to Two Urban Licks’ outdoor patio where there are plenty of fire pits. It’s the perfect way to keep warm while snacking on salmon chips al fresco. Masks required. Open for dine-in service.

820 Ralph McGill Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

12. Osteria Mattone

1095 Canton St, Roswell, GA 30075

Found in the heart of downtown Roswell, the Italian restaurant’s cozy interior is paralleled on the patio by a large, round stone fire pit. Grab a seat under the heated pergola and enjoy Italian classics like the spaghetti alla carbonara with a glass of Italian red. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. Call to order takeout and curbside pick-up. Delivery via UberEats.

1095 Canton St
Roswell, GA 30075

13. VIN25

25 Plum Tree St, Roswell, GA 30075

Vin 25 is a wine bar located in downtown Roswell, just off of Canton Street. Take advantage of the ample seating outside on the patio with its cozy fire pits and enjoy a light meal while imbibing in wine al fresco on a cool evening. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service.

25 Plum Tree St
Roswell, GA 30075

14. Ecco Buckhead

3586 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

Even though it’s off the main drag of Peachtree Road, it’s easy to feel slightly secluded while on the Ecco-Buckhead patio. The open-air space features a large outdoor fireplace, making it an ideal spot to dine on Italian-Spanish fare when it gets cooler. Masks required. Open for dine-in service. 20-percent service charge on all checks.

3586 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

15. Barcelona Wine Bar

240 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307

Head to Barcelona Wine Bar in Inman Park and warm up by the fire with tapas. The patio is cozy thanks to a fire pit, which makes it an ideal spot to order a few plates. Menu standouts include the patatas bravas and albondigas in spicy tomato sauce. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

240 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307

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16. Arnette's Chop Shop

2700 Apple Valley Rd NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319

Head to the second story of the swanky Brookhaven steakhouse and cozy up by the lanai fire pits. There are three fire pits with plenty of chairs to gather around each. For extra warmth, sip on the Port Old Fashioned while chowing down on a filet mignon. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

2700 Apple Valley Rd NE
Brookhaven, GA 30319

17. The 57th Fighter Group Restaurant

3829 Clairmont Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341

Sitting on the patio of 57th Fighter is pretty cool (especially if with kids.) Watch the planes land and take off at Peachtree-Dekalb Airport while relaxing by the outdoor fire pit with food and drinks. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service.

3829 Clairmont Rd
Atlanta, GA 30341

18. Bluetop

5362 Peachtree Rd, Chamblee, GA 30341

Located in Chamblee, this counter-service restaurant is casual and offers barbecue classics as well as American eats like blue crab dip and burgers. There’s also a large outdoor in area in the back with a fire pit and bocce court. Masks required. Open for patio dining.

5362 Peachtree Rd
Chamblee, GA 30341

19. Ocean & Acre

6290 Halcyon Way Suite 620, Alpharetta, GA 30005

The patio at Ocean and Acre in the Halcyon development is inviting, even on chilly days (and nights.) The eye-catching outdoor fireplace has an oyster shell facade that pays tribute to the seafood served at the restaurant. For even more warmth, people can grab blankets while enjoying their surf and turf. Masks highly encouraged. Open for dine-in service. Order online for takeout.

6290 Halcyon Way Suite 620
Alpharetta, GA 30005

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