Cozy Up to these Heated River Market Patios

Posted on November 20, 2020

Supporting our local eateries is more important than ever this fall and winter season, but so is your safety and comfort.  With that in mind, several River Market District restaurants with patios are extending patio season with fire pits and heaters. Here’s our guide on dining out where to stay warm and safe this winter.

42 bar and table
Enjoy outdoor dining with the most unique views of the Arkansas River and the Clinton Presidential Park Bridge from the heated patio at 42 bar and table this winter. Located in the Clinton Presidential Library, 42 bar and table is open for in-person, outdoor dining for brunch, lunch and dinner. They also offer curbside pickup and downtown delivery!

@The Corner
Offering heated outdoor dining and take out, @TheCorner is the spot in the River Market for weekend brunch, and their breakfast and lunch menus are packed with locally sourced, deliciously creative dishes every Tuesday through Sunday.

Big Whiskeys
The River Market District’s classic American bar features all the bells and whistles including 30 flat screen TV’s and a great menu filled with burgers, steaks and salads. They now offer a heated patio where you can enjoy a meal in a comfortable, socially distanced location.

Buenos Aires Grill & Café
Little Rock’s only Argentinian restaurant anchors the east end of President Clinton Avenue. With their flavorful cuisine and warm hospitality, it’s definitely worth a visit. Their partially enclosed, heated patio makes their outdoor dining experience even more perfect on a brisk day.

This one-of-a-kind fine dining venue in the heart of the River Market District has been the preferred spot for corporate events, private romantic dinners and fancy nights out on the town since it opened.  With heated street-side and balcony patios, you won’t have to miss those exquisite dining experiences this winter. 

Copper Grill
Copper Grill is the choice restaurant for Little Rock food enthusiasts and craft cocktail lovers whether they’re looking for a place to host a business meal or relax after work. Copper’s heated patio is also naturally enclosed with climbing shrubs that block the wind and traffic so you can enjoy the comfortable atmosphere year-round.

Diablo’s Tacos & Mezcaleria
Go for the spicy Urban Tacos …stay for the selection of mezcals and tequilas which you can enjoy in cozy comfort on their partially enclosed, heated patio. Between the Latin spices, tequila and heaters, you can turn a cold day into a hot one at Diablo’s.

Famous for their award-winning cheese dip but loved by locals and visitors alike for their eclectic décor and carefully curated menu of gourmet salads, sandwiches and pastas, Dizzy’s patio is a warm and inviting place to enjoy a hearty meal this winter.

Everybody’s favorite chicken shack and live music venue has one of the biggest and best patios in the River Market District. This year, they’re turning up the heat with a fire pit and heaters to extend their patio season for all year long.