Sit by a fire at these 12 local bars and restaurants

As the weather cools in Columbus, we’re here to bring you some local spots where you can sip a drink by an outdoor fire.

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Have a picturesque evening on Lumin’s rooftop. | Photo by @lumincolumbus

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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.

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VASO transitions its outdoor cabanas to igloos in the colder months. | Photo by @vasodublin

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.

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Snuggle up by the fire while you watch football. | Photo by @cafesround2

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:

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