Covered Outdoor Dining Areas for Year-Round Entertainment

Covered Outdoor Dining Areas for Year-Round Entertainment

Whether you’re a homeowner or a hospitality solutions provider, covered outdoor dining areas provide the perfect setting to relax and entertain year-round. These solutions not only let you enjoy the warmer weather, but they give you the flexibility to dine outside in the rain, wind, or other inclement conditions. Read on to learn how outdoor shelters provide the ideal backyard dining solution.

Shelters for Your Commercial or Backyard Dining Area

Outdoor shelters offer everything you need to dine in comfort and style, whether it’s in your backyard, hotel, restaurant, or other space. There are many benefits to using a covered shelter for outdoor dining.


Louvers provide protection from the sun and rain while still allowing natural light to come through. They also help to keep your shelter area warm when it is cold outside. Because a louvered roof design keeps out the rain and wind, you can stay dry and warm while you dine and relax. At Shelter Outdoor, our shelters feature rotating louvered roofs with gutters. The louvers collect rainwater and drain it unnoticeably into side poles; this design ensures that no water or debris can enter.

Many louvers, like the ones at Shelter Outdoor, also use an automated opening and closing system. This convenient mechanism allows you to adjust the amount of light entering the space.


Many outdoor shelters also feature optional motorized screens seamlessly integrated into the frame. A remote control allows you to easily open and close the screen as needed. Our frame-mounted screens allow you to customize the level of light and air entering the space, creating an atmosphere that’s perfect for al fresco dining. Screened shelters also provide effective UV protection from the sun’s rays, allowing your guests to enjoy outdoor meals without worrying about harmful sun exposure.

Besides light and ventilation, screens also offer protection from the elements as well as pests. From bold patterns to warm wood tones, these accessories are available in a variety of colors and styles that allow you to customize your shelter’s look and feel to your own preference.


Lighting is an essential element in any covered outdoor dining area. With the LED lights found in Shelter Outdoor’s shelters, you can create a beautiful and inviting atmosphere for your guests.

Not only does this lighting provide a warm, comfortable glow, but it also helps to reduce energy costs. LED lights are long-lasting and durable, with an average lifespan of 50,000 hours or more – that’s over five years of continuous use!
You can easily adjust the brightness level as well as the color temperature of your LED lighting to ensure optimal comfort and visibility while dining outdoors.


Heating is another important factor in ensuring a comfortable environment for your covered outdoor dining area. Not only does heating provide comfort and warmth during colder evenings, but it also helps to reduce moisture buildup within the shelter. This prevents mold growth and unpleasant odors over time.

With the adjustable heating found in our outdoor shelters, you can easily control the temperature of your dining area to suit any season or weather condition. This on-demand heating system is energy-efficient, as it only operates when needed.

As a bonus, our shelters are designed with insulated frames and roofing materials to ensure consistent heat levels regardless of the outside temperature.


One of the best things about Shelter Outdoor’s covered custom shelters is that they are designed and fabricated to fit your outdoor dining area flawlessly. Choose from stand-alone or wall mount outdoor shelters in modular designs to accommodate the size of your space. Simply provide architectural drawings of your patio, rooftop terrace, poolside, or other outdoor dining area, and our designers will configure an outdoor shelter just for you.

How to Create Your Own Covered Outdoor Dining Area

Whether you’re looking for a shelter for your backyard or commercial dining area, Shelter Outdoor has exactly what you need. Our shelters provide all the comforts of an indoor setting with the added convenience and protection of a covered outdoor area. Plus, the solid aluminum construction of our shelters ensures a safe, comfortable dining experience for many years to come.

Shelter Models

For residential backyard dining areas, consider our budget-friendly 1500 Series shelter. For a more advanced solution for your backyard or commercial setting, explore our 2000 Series shelter. Both models feature weatherproof louvered roofs and optional motorized screens, heating, and lighting.

Contact us here or call us at 855-768-4450 to start enjoying your own covered outdoor dining area. We’re looking forward to serving you!

By | 2023-06-28T10:49:31-04:00 May 26th, 2023|Shelters|Comments Off on Covered Outdoor Dining Areas for Year-Round Entertainment

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