With temperatures dipping, and your stomach churning, you’re seeking an establishment with emanating warmth and comfort to go along with those delicious smells wafting over from the kitchen.
Fireplaces, with their automatic ambiance and ability to send streaks of warm across dining rooms with every billow, make for a fantastic addition to winter meals out.
They’re romantic, yes, but they also warm your bones after trekking in 15-degree wind chilled evenings.
So check out a few of Cape Cod’s best restaurants featuring fireplaces below.
Alberto’s Ristorante – Hyannis
Alberto’s Ristorante (360 Main St, Hyannis) offers high-end Italian cuisine with a fair price – and numerous fireplaces. Whether for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a buffet or a formal sit down dinner, the intimate dining rooms offer a romantic dining experience.
Oysters Too has been voted the #1 Choice for Dinner in Falmouth many times over the years by theircustomers and offers fresh seafoodin a variety of entrees. They are are also licensed toserveCertified Angus Beef, a provider of top quality steaks and other beef products.
Wimpy’s – Osterville
Wimpy’s (752 Main St, Osterville) was established in 1938 as a small hamburger counter. Over the years, as Osterville grew in popularity, so did Wimpy’s. After numerous additions, Wimpy’s now has over 200 seats and a thriving retail/take-out market. Enjoy Seafood Cioppino while dining near their century-old fireplace.
Tavern at the Dan’l Webster Inn – Sandwich
A legendary Cape Cod establishment, the Dan’l Webster Inn (149 Main St., Sandwich) is one of the most elegant settings for special occasion and casual dining on Cape Cod. The dining room is upscale yet relaxing, featuring a fireplace and multi-period furnishings. Though the menu is primarily old school New England surf and turf, eaters of all kinds (including vegetarians, vegans and GF folks) are offered thoughtful, delicious options.
O’Shea’s Olde Inn – West Dennis
At O’Shea’s (348 Main St, West Dennis), live local talent performs every night. With the traditional Irish food and rustic interior décor, O’Shea’s has become a go-to mingling spot for locals and visitors.
The Dolphin Restaurant – Barnstable
Maybe you’ve got a date, or maybe you’re planning ahead for the holidays. If so, consider The Dolphin (3250 Main St., Barnstable) if you’re around the Mid-Cape. While known primarily for their surf and turf options, they also make a mean quesadilla – all within an elegant, wood-paneled atmosphere which by itself will warm your spirits.
Roadhouse Cafe – Hyannis
The Roadhouse Cafe (488 South St, Hyannis) menu offers native seafood, choice beef, pasta dinners and Italian specialties. For those looking for lighter fare, the Bistro offers both the regular dinner menu and the bistro menu which consists of salads, sandwiches and authentic Italian thin crust pizza. Brandied lobster bisque, fried fish tacos, and roasted native day boat cod round out the menu.
By CapeCod.com Staff