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Where to Find Outdoor Dining in West Michigan

Outdoor Dining in the Greater Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Muskegon & Lakeshore Area

By Sarah Boucher, Publisher Macaroni Kid Grand Haven, Spring Lake, and Muskegon December 16, 2020

Baby, it's cold outside! But that doesn't mean we can't still support our local restaurants! We have compiled a list of some local restaurants with heated outdoor dining. Here are a few places in the greater Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Muskegon and Lakeshore area offering the option of outdoor dining.  

** We recommend calling ahead to make sure the heated patio is open; some places require advanced reservations and/or minimum purchases. We have not vetted these restaurants to ensure compliance with CDC and current MI regulations, therefore their inclusion in this list does not insinuate an endorsement. After reviewing the restaurant's current operating guidelines, we encourage each individual/family to make the decision they feel is best regarding if, when, and which establishments to select for dining. Please make sure to wear a mask and observe social distancing as required by current regulations. 

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Hank's Tavern - Muskegon

Come hang out with us by the fire.






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Pints & Quarts - Muskegon

Call to reserve your spot now! Each reservation is 1.5 hours long, accommodates up to 6 people, and has a $120 spending minimum.





RAD DADS' Tacos and Tequila Bar- Muskegon

Igloos are first come, first (re)served.
★ To secure a specific date & time, a $200 non-refundable gift card must be purchased upon booking.
★ Reservations are for 1 hour & 45 minutes.
★ Parties should be of the same household.
★ During business hours, call 231-766-7669 for availability & to make a reservation.





Dr. Rolf's Barbeque - Muskegon

Enjoy a cozy, warm night out with delicious craft BBQ in one of our delightful dining huts! Reserve one today! 231-248-2168. 





Hearthstone - Muskegon

Visit the website for complete details on igloo dining, then make your igloo reservation by calling 231-288-9936






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Pop A Top - Muskegon

Outdoor dining and takeout available, weather permitting. Call (231) 759-0046 for information and availability.





Dave's Effin' Bar and Grill - Twin Lake








Burzurk Brewing Co - Grand Haven

Reservations for the huts are filling up fast especially for weekends but lots of time slots for the weekdays are still available. They are heated enough to be comfortable for most but we still recommend lap blankets. They’ve been working out very well for parties of 4-6.  

A reservation time slot is 2 hrs for $25. If you walk up with no reservation and one of them is available, it is $10/ hr.  You can bring food in or buy ours when offered. Pets are not allowed inside. Call 616-414-7775 or message us on Facebook.  We are currently open 2-7pm but taking some later bookings up to 8-10pm on weekends.





Jumpin Java - Grand Haven

Our Greenhouses are available outside for seating!! First come, first serve!!






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The Stable Inn - Grand Haven

Dine in your own private villa. Monday through Saturday 11:30am-8:00pm,





Spring Lake Country Club - Spring Lake

Enjoy heaters and fireplace are warming up our outdoor pergola.






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