Dining al fresco is not just for summertime! We’ve rounded up 11 Huntsville-area restaurants where you can enjoy your meal outdoors without being completely subject to the elements.
Located right on the square downtown, BeeZr Gastropub and Social Exchange plays host to Chandler’s Ford Brewing, Champagne Taco Kitchen, Northside Coffee and Hippea Camper.
2. Big Oh’s
If Korean fusion cuisine is what you seek, you’re in luck—Big Oh’s offers indoor and outdoor seating and convenient recommendations if you don’t know what you want.
Champy’s is the place to be for Southern-style fried chicken and fixins in Madison.
4. Domaine South / Domaine South Wine Shop + Wine Bar
Did you know that Domaine South Wine Shop + Wine Bar has opened up a second location? Both the original storefront on Northside Square and the new restaurant site at Big Spring Park have heated outdoor seating for patrons looking to dine al fresco.
Wine Shop + Wine Bar Location: 103 Northside Square, Huntsville, AL 35801
Wine Bar + Kitchen Hours: Thursday-Saturday, 4PM-9PM
Domaine South Location: 200 Westside Square, Huntsville, AL 35801
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11AM-10PM
Melt offers grown-up takes on the classic grilled cheese, with a menu including everything from a classic patty melt to the “Mac Melt,” which includes house-made mac and cheese grilled on Texas toast.
6. Rhythm on Monroe
Located by Mars Music Hall at the Von Braun Center, Rhythm on Monroe’s rooftop bar has fire pits to warm you while you dine on chilly winter evenings.
Headed to eat with a crowd? Stovehouse might be the perfect spot for you. With nearly a dozen different food and drink options, you’re sure to find something to please everyone. Circle up around a fire pit on the “Leisure Lawn” and watch sports, listen to live music or just soak it all in.
8. Ale’s Kitchen
One of the anchors of Campus 805, Ale’s Kitchen offers a creative menu and large selection of beers brewed in-house.
9. The Camp
The Camp is an outdoor destination that hosts food trucks, farmer’s markets and seasonal themed parties. While the main area is closed through the month of January, they are expected to return with a Mardi Gras popup beginning in early February.
Location: 5909 University Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35805
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Food Truck and Bar Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 4PM-9AM; Friday 12PM-11PM; Saturday 11AM-11PM; Sunday 11AM-6PM (Closed in January)
Greenroom Coffee Shop Hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-6PM; Saturday-Sunday 8AM-6PM
10. Tom Brown’s
For fine dining in Madison, look no further than Tom Brown’s Restaurant. The restaurant’s patio is chic and well-heated, making for a comfortable, yet upscale dining experience.
11. Yellowhammer Brewing + Earth and Stone
There’s nothing quite like pizza fresh from a wood-fired oven. Pair it with one of Yellowhammer Brewing’s signature craft brews, and you’ve got a meal worth writing home about. Find both at the Yellowhammer Taproom and Earth & Stone Wood Fired Pizza location at Camus 805.
Location: 2600 Clinton Ave W, Huntsville, AL 35805