Cozy Up! Fireplace Dining

The Roadhouse Cafe

The Roadhouse Cafe

2015 is finally here and as the excitement of the holidays begins to wind down, the winter reality beings to set in. To help keep you warm over the next few months, we searched Cape Cod and the South Coast to find the coziest (and most delicious!) restaurants that offer fireplace dining.

7 Cape Cod and South Coast Restaurants with Fireside Dining

The Roadhouse Cafe

The Roadhouse Cafe– Sister restaurant to Colombo’s Café and Black Cat Tavern, The Roadhouse Café is celebrating its 33rd year of business. Sit by the blazing fireplace and warm up with an award-winning cup of clam chowder. Open year-round and offering early bird specials served until 6PM. Located on South Street in Hyannis.

Joe’s Beach Bar and Grille

Joe’s Beach Bar and Grille– Based in an old 1868 sea captains home in East Orleans, Joe’s Beach Bar and Grille at The Barley Neck Inn has been recognized by Yankee Magazine, Boston Globe and USA Today. With four intimate dining rooms and year-round entertainment, the warm atmosphere is perfect for any winter night. Located on Beach Road in Orleans.


Courtyard Restaurant and Pub

Courtyard Restaurant and Pub– Voted best in entertainment two years in a row by Cape Cod Life Magazine, the Courtyard Restaurant and Pub in Cataumet is a great spot that offers both quiet and intimate dining during the week, as well as lively music and drinks on the weekend. Get there early to secure the corner booth next to the warm and crackling fire place. Located off of Route 28A in Cataumet.


Ansel S. Gurney HouseAnsel S. Gurney House– Stop in the Ansel S. Gurney House in Marion for some unique shopping and dining in a home with parts dating back to the 1700’s. The warm wood stove in Ansel’s café roars Tuesday through Sunday from 11:30am-2:30pm.  Enjoy original soups, sandwiches on freshly baked bread and end your lunch with one of the many tasty treats prepared on-site. Recomended by Robert Paul Agent,                                                                            Bernadette KellyLocated off of County Road in Marion.


Scargo Cafe

Scargo Cafe– Brand new for the 2015 winter season, Scargo Cafe in Dennis upgraded their already warm and comforting atmosphere to include a brick-face fireplace. Scargo is famous for their expertly crafted menu that changes seasonally to include fresh and local produce and seafood.  Located off of Route 6A in Dennis.


The Dolphin Restaurant

The Dolphin Restaurant– As a landmark in Barnstable Village for the last 60 years, The Dolphin Restaurant offers both casual food and drinks, as well as formal dining. This quintessential New England establishment is a favorite among both locals and vacationers, and is open year round with a glass-faced fireplace to help fight the winter chill. Located in Barnstable Village off of Main Street.


Ciro and Sals

Ciro and Sal’s– For a taste of Italy found on the Outer Cape, look no further than Ciro and Sal’s Wine Cellar and Restaurant. Featuring exquisite specials such as Veal and Ravioli Del Giorno, their menu offers ultimate comfort food as well as classic Italian desserts. Located off of Kiley Court in Provincetown.