5 Long Island Restaurants With Heated Patios

Just because chillier days are making their way around, doesn’t mean beloved outdoor dinners need to end. Favorite seasonal restaurants may be closed, but other popular spots across Long Island are letting customers enjoy dining al fresco past summer by heating their patios. Consider these five Long Island restaurants with heated patios next time you’re missing the summertime.

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Bistro 44, Northport

Bistro 44

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The cold weather doesn’t stop this new American eatery from opening its cozy garden-like patio. Several heaters are scattered around the tables to heat up diners as they chow down on favorites that include French onion soup, crab cakes, lobster over homemade spinach ravioli and marinated skirt steak. But the indoor area of this 1850s building is just as appealing. Think original woodwork and leaded glass windows evoking an old world charm that will take you to another time. Phone: 631-262-9744 | Address: 44 Main St. Click to eat

Mill Pond House, Centerport

Enjoy an outdoor dinner by the waterfront even when the chill sweeps Long Island. Mill Pond House, opened in the summer of 2003, has a heated outdoor patio allowing diners to enjoy serene views of the Mill Pond. Customers rave about the service and the seafood here. There’s a raw bar, sushi and appetizers that include charred Portuguese octopus, baked clams and yellowfin tuna tartare. Meat and pasta lovers are also in for a treat with options like linguine with white clam sauce, penne alla vodka, braised boneless beef short rip and pork chop Milanese. Phone: 631-261-7663 | Address: 437 E Main St. Click to eat

Kyma, Roslyn


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Kyma captures the essence of Greek islands with white colors, an airy aesthetic and authentic dishes including spanakopita, saganaki, fresh whole fish and moussaka. But what better way to truly capture Greece than with outdoor eating? The popular Roslyn restaurant has an outdoor patio and white chairs and tables that are just as comfortable on chilly nights because of heat lamps. Phone: 516-621-3700 | Address: 1446 Old Northern Blvd Click to eat

Churchill’s, Rockville Centre

When nights call for a laid-back dinner, opt for this popular spot in RVC. Opened in 2000, Churchill’s keeps its outdoor bar and patio open for as long as the weather permits with help from overhead and pillar heat lamps. And forget about calorie counting here. The lengthy menu has a bunch of hard-to-resist options like mac n-cheese, crispy chicken bites, crab cake sliders, short rib grilled cheese and BBQ baby back ribs. Phone: 516-766-2500 | Address: 18 S Park Ave Click to eat

Prime, Huntington


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A summertime hot spot, Prime is an inviting destination all year round for diners who are looking to take it up a notch. The high-end restaurant known for its surf and turf has a heated porch overlooking the Huntington Harbor. The porch, described as being “covered by a canvas awning atop a clear mahogany pergola,” makes summer nights by the water not seem so far. Phone: 631-385-1515 | Address: 117 New York Ave Click to eat

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Anna Halkidis is a senior web editor at Long Island Pulse. Feel free to reach out at anna@lipulse.com or on Twitter @annahalkidis.