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Here are 15 places where you can eat outside in Milwaukee

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Posted at 10:10 AM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 08:40:26-05

MILWAUKEE — As the temperatures continue to get colder, more and more restaurants are closing their patio dining for the season.

All summer long, we were asked to eat outdoors when possible due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, now that it's getting colder, that's not really an option.

Luckily enough, though, there are some restaurants that still offer outdoor dining, even when there's snow on the ground.

AJ Bombers

AJ Bombers has added a tent and heaters so they can continue serving their food outdoors, even in the winter. You can check out the new set up at 1247 N. Water St.

At Random

At Random is currently only seating people outdoors. You can even try one of their heated cocktail huts!

Buckatabon Tavern & Supper Club

Buckatabon has three domes for outdoor dining this winter! All you have to do is bring your own blanket.

Cafe Benelux

Cafe Benelux offers rooftop domes during the winter. You can make a reservation for up to 8 people and up to 90 minutes. To make a reservation and view the menu, click here.

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Cafe Hollander (Brookfield, Downer Ave, Mequon, Wauwatosa)

Cafe Hollander has private canal houses and domes you can reserve for up to six people. They also have a 90-minute max and at least one person must be 21 in order to reserve a dome or canal house. To learn more or to make a reservation, click here.

Centraal Grand Cafe & Tappery

Centraal Grand Cafe has limited heated and tented patio seating. To view their menus, or to order food, click here.

Eldr + Rime

Eldr + Rime is offering outdoor domes so you can enjoy your meal outside, even during the winter. To make a reservation or to learn more, click here.

Lakefront Brewery

Lakefront Brewery is new to the outdoor dining business. This year, they have built Hop Houses which offer decorated, cozy, and relaxing private dining experiences. For more information on the Hop Houses, and to make a reservation, click here.

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Steny's - Milwaukee

Steny's has a roof and retractable sides on their patio, making it perfect for the winter. It appears that no reservations are required so check out the patio at 800 S 2nd St. in Milwaukee.

Stubby's Gastrogrub & Beer Bar

Stubby's heated patio is now open to customers! Check it out at 2060 N Humboldt Avenue in Milwaukee.

Tied House MKE

Tied House has added heaters to their outdoor patio! Head to the restaurant at 124 North Water Street and check it out.

Trinity Three Irish Pub

Trinity Three Irish Pub has an outdoor patio available even in the winter. Click here to check out their website.

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