We get it, Boston’s winter months can sometimes bring the winter blues, but that shouldn’t keep you in your home or hotel room.  

We’ve gathered a list of the best bars and restaurants featuring cozy bars, fireplaces, comfort food and more to help you heat up your season in Boston!

 Make sure to also check out our blog for experiential activity blogs to really heat things up.  



75 Chestnut

Nestled in the historic neighborhood of Beacon Hill, 75 Chestnut provides regional American comfort food served in a truly captivating setting. The restaurant's bistro-like interior provides a cozy and friendly ambiance. 75 Chestnut is the place to pop into to have a drink, a...

Bow Market

From your first cup of coffee to your last round, and every meal and errand in between, Bow Market offers award-winning choices. Located in Union Square, Bow Market is a hub for the area’s most creative and collaborative. From chefs and baristas to DJs and designers, it’s a...

Bostonia Public House

A polished and playful restaurant within a vibrant bar atmosphere, delivering the right balance of sociable sophistication.

Buttermilk and Bourbon

Nationally recognized chef Jason Santos’ Buttermilk and Bourbon delivers Southern hospitality to guests in the heart of the Back Bay.

Capo Restaurant and Supper Club

Capo is a destination with turn of the century timelessness blended with the charm of the Italian countryside. Our dynamic venue boasts over 8,000 square feet of customizable space that is at once rustic and refined with warm aged wood surfaces and contrasting crisp accents. The...

City Table

City Table serves American and international-inspired dishes sourcing local New England ingredients. Centrally located in the Boston’s Back Bay, the restaurant is just steps from Copley Square, the Boston Public Library, Newbury Street, the Boston Marathon Finish Line, and the...

City Tap House

Elevated American Pub offering 60 draft lines of craft beer from around the world. Focusing on a rustic yet comfortable bar and dining atmosphere featuring reclaimed barnwood and repurposed steel, guests can enjoy private dining as well as a lively neighborhood bar scene.

Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen

Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen serves up great southern and comfort food and signature cocktails with a side of live music - jazz, R&B, soul, and funk- in Boston.

Shore Leave

Shore Leave is our interpretation of a tropical escape through the lens of our love for Boston's rich dining scene. Named after a sailor's leisure time on dry land, Shore Leave's tropical tiki cocktails take you away from the hustle and bustle.

The Elephant Walk South End

Recently relocating to Washington Street after operating for 20 years on Beacon Street, The Elephant Walk South End offers a unique combination of French and Cambodian cuisine by Chef Nadsa de Monteiro.

Sonsie Restaurant

Located in Boston’s historic Back Bay, Sonsie is the oldest restaurant on Newbury Street. It’s the place to see and be seen.


Occupying an inconspicuous, subterranean spot on the back side of Beacon Hill, Grotto has earned itself high praise with imaginative, contemporary Italian cuisine. The dining room's exposed brick walls covered with artwork from local creative-types give Grotto an intimate and...

The Hourly Oyster House

The Hourly Oyster House is a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood outpost in the heart of Harvard Square, where guests can enjoy thoughtfully sourced and playfully prepared seafood and oysters from New England and beyond, as well as a carefully crafted selection of signature...

Union Oyster House

America's oldest restaurant, established in 1826, is located on the Freedom Trail near Faneuil Hall. Specializing in hearty portions of Yankee-style seafood, lobster and shore dinners, served in a lively, quaint historic setting. Children's menu, full bar, private dining room,...

The Fed - The Langham, Boston

The Fed, an American cocktail pub, sit comfortably between the classic cocktail bar and the relaxed European tavern. Located at street level, with a bustling sidewalk terrace overlooking Norman B. Leventhal Park, The Fed is set to become an instant favorite of the local...

Q Restaurant

A modern, contemporary Asian fusion restaurant serving a combination of Chinese, Japanese, and Thai cuisine. Our most special is the Mongolian Hot Pot, which has become a trend all over the world.

Russell House Tavern

Russell House is a New American Tavern serving seasonally changing, classic American fare with contemporary influences, carefully designed cocktails and a resolute selection of wines and local craft beers.


Scampo, the stunning first floor restaurant in Boston’s Liberty Hotel, is a culinary destination created by legendary chef Lydia Shire and The Lyons Group. In Scampo, Shire’s reputation for defying tradition translates into Italian-inspired cuisine unrestrained by borders,...

La Morra

La Morra features traditional Northern Italian cuisine, cicchetti (Venetian tapas) and a nightly prezzo fisso menu. The menu revolves around a wood grill for preparing meals, local fish, and locally farmed vegetables.

La Voile

La Voile, "the sail" in French, is a small authentic French brasserie with a nautical theme. It was imported from the South of France, where it was one of the oldest and most appreciated restaurants in Cannes, especially with its classic boat sailing community. Decor and staff...

OAK Long Bar + Kitchen - Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

Welcome to OAK Long Bar + Kitchen, a new, American brasserie style restaurant located in the heart of Back Bay. OAK is a bold, inspired dining concept, bringing you hand crafted, specialty cocktails and a farm-to-table menu featuring locally sourced ingredients.

The Beehive Restaurant

Underground bohemian bistro with live entertainment.

Avery Bar - at The Ritz Carlton, Boston

A beautiful horseshoe bar, an inviting fireplace and mid-century modern style borrowed from the 1950s come together at The Ritz Carlton's Avery Bar. The ideal stop before dinner or after an evening discovering Boston, Avery Bar encourages conversation and community with...