Where to Enjoy Heated Outdoor Dining Near Newport
At Newport, we’re constantly inspired by the many ways Jersey City has met coronavirus challenges head on. For one, our favorite local restaurants have been working extra hard to make sure guests stay safe, warm AND well-fed when grabbing a meal outside. With new outdoor set-ups popping up left and right, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best spots for heated outdoor dining & drinking here in the Newport neighborhood.
Corgi Spirits Distillery
Head to Corgi Spirits, Jersey City’s very own independent small-batch distillery, for the finest in locally-produced gin, vodka, and whiskey. Their tasting room and outdoor patio are currently open for weekend service. Enjoy a seasonal cocktail or sample a tasting flight for just $5. Corgi Spirits is open Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 2-10pm, and Sunday 2-6pm.
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The Hamilton Inn
For an outdoor set-up with ultimate cozy vibes, check out Camp Hamilton at The Hamilton Inn. Camp Hamilton features heat lamps, private dining enclosures, and an Instagram-worthy Airstream trailer serving up warm winter cocktails like the Bonita Apple Bum. Open daily until 10pm.
The heated outdoor seating at Latham House is every bit as stylish and welcoming as the restaurant’s indoor dining section. Nosh on popular American-inspired dishes like the truffle mac & cheese or warm up with a bowl of their delicious Thai bouillabaisse. Visit their website for the most up-to-date hours and to make a reservation.
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We’ve mentioned the awesome Sunday movie nights at dullboy bar before, which you’ll definitely want to check out for viewing a classic flick. Additionally, their heated patio is a great hang-out spot for enjoying dullboy’s specialty cocktails or sampling the small and medium-sized elevated bar bites from their delicious food menu. Find their latest hours and make a reservation here.
Franklin Social is Jersey City’s go-to spot for a modern take on the traditional American tavern. Their yummy menu highlights seasonal local flavors and an excellent cocktail program “inspired by Colonial drinking culture.” Franklin Social is open Monday through Friday from 4-10pm and serves brunch from noon-3pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
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The heated rooftop at The Ashford provides a fun speakeasy escape right here in Downtown Jersey City. A great spot to meet for drinks, you won’t want to miss the yummy American-inspired bites on the menu while you’re there. The Ashford is open until midnight daily and also hosts private events.
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We hope you stay safe and warm while enjoying your next meal out in JC! Tag us at #YourNewport if there’s a spot you think we should try next!