Cozy up at your Favorite Heated Patios on the Eastside

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Although Austin is known for its perpetual beautiful weather, we witness a few seasonal months of chilly weather. Particularly our short winter is known to be the slowest month for industry folks, but you can still go hang out at your favorite heated patios on the eastside! Check out our favorite east Austin restaurants and watering holes that will keep you warm during our short winter months.

Downtown’s eastside neighborhood is home to plenty of great bars all in walking distance from each other. Just a block away from the Plaza Saltillo light rail stop, Yellow Jacket Social Club is an oasis for traditional pub food and an ice-cold one. Gather on their expansive patio with tons of heaters and enjoy a classic Frito pie.

Enjoy authentic Italian food by the Patrizi family when you visit Patrizi’s Italian restaurant for lunch or dinner. True traditional recipes straight from the old country, Patrizi’s offers handmade pasta dishes and savory sauces. You can enjoy all of these dishes outdoors on their patios with heaters in the fall and winter months!

Right in the heart of the eastside, Revelry is a spot with a bustling pulse to it. Always a good time on weekends, you and your friends can gather for game days, brunch, or take your pups out. Despite their intimate indoor space, Revelry has tons of patio space offering heaters so you can stay toasty while getting toasted… in moderation of course!

SAT | 11AM-2AM
SUN | 11AM-11PM

📍1410 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Just a short walk down East 6th you will happen upon an unassuming brick building with a beautiful mural on it. Turn left up the steps and you find yourself at Whisler’s! Grab a drink inside this ominous cocktail lounge and take it outside to enjoy the patio with heaters for your drinking enjoyment. If you’re hungry, Golden Tiger fried chicken sandwiches and snacks are parked right outside.


📍1816 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Looking for a tasty beer brewed locally, head to Zilker Brewing for plenty of flavors right in the heart of Austin’s eastside. Try various beers like sours, hazy IPAs, dark lagers, pilsners, and pale ales. Sip in coziness on their patio with heaters cranked high to stay warm!

SUN | 11AM-8PM

📍1701 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

One of the best heated patios on the eastside, Lazarus Brewing is a great space to gather with all of your friends or family. Perfect for large groups, Lazarus Brewing is home to coffee, beer, and plenty of tacos! Come hang out, get some work done, or just relax at picnic tables on their patio with heaters blaring!

MON-FRI | 7:30PM-11PM
SAT | 9AM-11PM
SUN | 9AM-10PM

📍1902 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

You have to get over to The Lucky Duck on a Monday because it’s all-day happy hour! Enjoy $5 draft beer and $5 draft cocktails all day long until 8 PM inside and outside. Enjoy their expansive back patio space with tons of picnic tables and heaters for your enjoyment in the colder months!


📍1300 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Enjoy tons of open space when you visit Easy Tiger’s eastside location. Home to wonderful classic cocktails, beers, espresso drinks, and home-baked goods, Easy Tiger is the perfect outing for friends and family. Enjoy their heated patio space in all the chilly months while you feast on the best baked bread Austin has to offer!


📍1501 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702

Home to contemporary American dishes, check out Salty Sow’s refreshing farmhouse-style dishes with a modern twist. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails and deliciously sourced food straight from local farms and suppliers. Enjoy one of our favorite heated patios on the eastside while you dine on fantastic, original dishes.

MON-SAT | 4:30PM-10PM
SUN | 4:30PM-9PM

📍1917 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

Down the road from Austin’s eastside neighborhood, Central Machine Works Brewing is an expansive warehouse space offering local brews. Try west coast IPAs, coffee porters, Kolsch, American lagers, and pilsners all brewed in Austin. Try draft cocktails and plenty of bites all while enjoying their heated patio space!

SUN | 11AM-10PM

📍4824 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

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Hailey Way

Hailey Way

An alum of University of Washington's Journalism program, Hailey's cultural beats include technology, style, and the arts. Writing eventually transitioned into editing content for SEO best practices in balance with brand storytelling. As a digital marketing strategist, she wears many hats consulting clients in B2B/B2C small business, e-commerce, film, cosmetology, and lifestyle brands. Since 2018 Hailey has been a contributing style editor for Gabriel & Co. New York. She currently resides in Austin, where she enjoys thrifting, exploring local businesses, pop up events, and nature.