As the weather cools down, we’re here to help you warm up. Here are eight local bars and restaurants with outdoor fire pits + four more spots for the indoor crowd.
Lumin Sky Bar, 517 Park St.
Take in downtown skyline views at this rooftop spot while you sit around a long, central fireplace. Order: Apple of my Chai cocktail.
Brass Eye, 77 Belle St.
This downtown bar has spacious rooftop seating with padded couches and chairs by the fire. Order: Innocent Bystander Pinot Noir.
Jackie O’s On Fourth, 171 N. 4th St.
Grab your friends and sit around the fire in wooden chairs at this downtown brewery. Order: Almond & Vanilla Bourbon Barrel Oil of Aphrodite stout.
VASO, 6540 Riverside Dr.
The rooftop overlooks downtown Dublin and features casual outdoor seating around a fire. Order: Komos Anejo espresso martini.
Brothers Bar & Grill, 477 Park St.
Keep things casual at this downtown bar with huge outdoor fire pits big enough for the whole gang. Order: $2 mimosas on Sundays.
Lincoln Social Rooftop, 711 N. High St.
This upscale Short North rooftop has comfortable chairs and couches to lounge in by the outdoor fire pit. Order: Shades of Night cocktail.
Grandview Cafe’s Round II, 1312 Grandview Ave.
Ask for a spot on the patio near the glass fireplace to stay toasty. Order: Smokey 1932 cocktail.
The Barn at Rocky Fork Creek, 1370 E. Johnstown Rd.
Soak up country-chic vibes at this Gahanna steakhouse, and end the night by the patio firepit. Order: Barn Blend No. 18 bourbon.
Indoor fire pits
If you’d rather opt for indoor dining, these four spots have fireplaces inside: