Posted: 01/15/2021 | by Olivia

Outdoor Dining in Downtown Lancaster, PA this Winter

Experience the magic of outdoor dining during the winter!

Colder weather doesn’t mean that outdoor dining has to end. Downtown restaurants found creative ways to keep their guests cozy and warm while safely seating them outside. Be sure to call ahead for hours of operation and make a reservation when possible. Here’s a round up of downtown restaurants that are offering some special outdoor seating options.

1] The Exchange | 25 S Queen Street

Enjoy a spectacular view of the city from The Exchange! With heaters and fire tables, guests can comfortably dine outdoors during the winter season.

2] Citronnelle | 110 W Orange Street

BYOB and grab a bite on the heated patio of Citronnelle. Make a reservation today on their website!

3] Yorgos | 66 N Queen Street

Visit Yorgos for a roof top winter wonderland that overlooks the City of Lancaster. The private and heated cabanas are available for 90 minutes at a time for up to six people. Call 717-394-6977 to make a reservation.

4] Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse | 112 N Water Street

Cozy around the firepit for s’mores and a meal at Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse. Make your reservation today by clicking here.

5] Belvedere Inn | 402 N Queen Street

The Belvedere Inn has temporarily closed for the month of January due to COVID-19.
Book an outdoor villa at the Belvedere Inn! These structures keep the warmth in while allowing guests to enjoy the outdoor patio space. Call 717-394-2422 to reserve your villa today!

6] LUCA | 436 W James Street

Outdoor dining is being offered at LUCA this season! Heaters are set up on the patio so bring your sweater and an appetite! Make your reservation here.

When the time is right for you, make memories by dining outdoors in downtown Lancaster during the winter. In the meantime, consider supporting local restaurants by ordering take-out or purchasing a gift card!


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