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Restaurants Offering Igloo & Hut Dining This Fall & Winter

Igloo Tappo Pizza
Photo courtesy of Tappo Pizza

Buffalo has a ton of options for outdoor dining in the summer, but when it comes to the winter months, you’re forced inside to avoid the low temps unless you’re brave enough to weather the chill on a heated patio.

For the rest of us, thankfully Igloo / hut dinning is available at a few spots around town. Here’s where you can find them, how you can book one, and what’s included:

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Igloo Tappo Pizza
Photo courtesy of Tappo Pizza

1. Tappo Pizza @ Thin Man Brewery – Chandler

166 Chandler St Buffalo New York 14207

Tappo Pizza at Thin Man on Chandler Street is now accepting booking requests for our Igloo Dining Experience for dates from November 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021. A booking costs $250 and fits up to 8 guests at a time for a 2 hour rental. Drinks include 2 Pitchers of Select Thin Man Beers, Hot Caramel Spiked Cider and food offered includes Choice of Salad, 4 Pizzas to Share, and Wings for the Table.

Check here for more information and reservations.


Tappo Igloos
Tappo Igloos / Photo courtesy of Tappo

2. Tappo Restaurant (Ellicott St.)

338 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203

Situated on the roof of Tappo restaurant downtown with panoramic views of the city, these igloos need to be on your winter bucket list. Gather eight of your friends for dinner. The basic package includes a choice of two bottles of wine, a warm beverage (like mulled wine or spiked hot cider), a choice of a tossed or caesar salad, a choice of two entrees and dessert platter. Packages range from $375-$600 with add-ons as well.

Check here for more information and reservations.


Photo courtesy of Deep South Taco

3. Deep South Taco (Ellicott)

291 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203

More info coming soon!


4. Deep South Taco (Hertel)

1707 Hertel Ave Buffalo New York 14216

More info coming soon!


Photo courtesy of Five Points Bakery

5. Five Points Bakery

44 Brayton St. Buffalo New York 14213

This one isn’t an igloo, but it is an adorable “hut” with canvas sides, transparent roofing and a heater, available in a first come first serve capacity outside the cafe in addition to lots of outdoor seating. According to Buffalo Rising, this is hopefully the first of more to come.


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