Bastille Kitchen

49 Melcher Street
Boston, MA 02210
617-556-8000

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Make Bastille Kitchen your winter go-to. The Fort Point spot has a warm rustic vibe balanced with elegant fare. Request a seat in the Chalet lounge to sink into cozy chairs clustered around a roaring fire - you'll want to sit tight pretty much right through until spring.

Bistro du Midi

272 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-426-7878

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The Public Garden looks just as pretty—perhaps prettier—from the warmth of a fireside table. Ditch the nighttime strolls in the cold this season and take in the view from Bistro du Midi’s dining room, where the hearth is lit and the food’s a hit.

Bondir

279A Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-661-0009

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The already romantic Bondir ups its game with an elevated brick fireplace that puts sensual ambience through the roof (literally, if you count the chimney). Linger over dinner for two until it’s just embers, if you’d like.

Bristol Restaurant & Bar

200 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-351-2037

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There’s a reason Bristol Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Boston is considered a home away from home for Boston’s movers and shakers: the roaring fireplace, along with both table and couch seating, creates the cozy, relaxed ambiance for this uber classy—yet comfy—Back Bay hot spot.

Capo Restaurant

443 W Broadway
Boston, MA 02127
617-993-8080

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South Boston dwellers and diners don't have to venture too far to find a warm hearth when the cold weather hits. Capo's rustic, open-kitchen concept features a central stone fireplace that's an ideal spot by which to enjoy house-made pasta, wood-fired pizzas and classic Italian fare.

Catalyst

300 Technology Square
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-576-3000

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Don’t worry about running out of logs at Catalyst, where the electric fireplace comes to life at the flick of a switch. The lambent, linear installation lies adjacent to one of the tables whose lucky diners bask in its glow—play your cards right and you might be dining fireside.

Chopps American Bar & Grill

1 Burlington Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01803
781-221-6643

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Chopps heats up—their Great Room area showcases a sleek glass fireplace with a modern touch. Adjacent seating allows guests to settle in for communal dining or cocktails by the light of the fire.

Citizen

1310 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
617-450-9000

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If Citizen’s spirits don’t keep you warm enough, perhaps the fire will. The Fenway spot turns up the heat this winter with a fireplace lodged in the corner—grab a table on either side for maximum warmth, or double up on the whiskey and enjoy the view from afar.

City Table

65 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-933-4800

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Technically, the fireplace at the Lenox Hotel is in the lobby so you can’t exactly dine fireside but, that being said, you’re welcome to grab a drink at the bar at City Table and snag a hearthside seat.

Five Horses Tavern – Somerville

400 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02155
617-764-1655

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When the weather outside is frightful, find your way to Davis Square’s Five Horses Tavern where cozy booths, classic American comfort food and a roaring fire will make you want to hunker down until spring arrives.

Harvest

44 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-868-2255

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The color scheme of yellows and browns fits well with the beautiful fireplace in Harvest’s Brattle Room. Call ahead to make sure fireside dining is available—they seat the room for normal dinner service as long as there are no private events.

L’Andana

86 Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA 01803
781-270-0100

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Hosting an event this season? Look no further, as L’andana not only has traditional Tuscan cuisine to warm your insides, but also a sleek fireplace overlooking guests in their private dining area. So raise your wine glass and cheers to toasty evenings with good company.

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