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The Resy Guide to Boston’s Essential Cozy Locales


You may have already felt it: The first chill of the year, and the kind that has you running for the nearest corner booth and plate of pappardelle Bolognese you can find. With that seasonal occurrence in mind, we’ve mapped nine of the coziest restaurants that Boston has to offer in terms of ambience and warming, comforting fare. Read on below for wood-fired ovens, leather banquettes, and restorative fare galore. Right this way.

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New on Resy

New on Resy: Rochambeau, Scampo, Sonsie, and More

Courtesy of Nightshade Noodle Bar

The Hit List

The January Hit List: Chickadee, Saltie Girl, Nightshade Noodle Bar, and More

The Hit List

The December Hit List: Bar Volpe, Orfano, Yvonne’s, and More


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New on Resy

New on Resy: Bar Volpe, Orfano, Cicada, and More

The Rundown

Everything You Need to Know About Thistle & Leek, in Newton

Photo courtesy of Gepetto

The Hit List

The November Hit List: Gepetto, Bakey, Contessa, and More

New on Resy

New on Resy: Bar Enza, Area Four, Franklin Cafe, and More

Photo courtesy of Bronwyn

The Hit List

The October Hit List: Bronwyn, Nathálie, Coquette, and More

The Classics

Cafe Sushi Has Been Cambridge’s Special Spot Since 1984

Photo courtesy of Celeste

The Hit List

The September Hit List: Celeste, Our Fathers, Contessa, and More

New on Resy

New on Resy: Nightshade Noodle Bar, Sweet Cheeks Q, Saltie Girl, and More

Photo courtesy of T&B Wood-Fired

The Hit List

The August Hit List: Saltie Girl, T&B Wood-Fired, Menya Jiro, and More

Photo courtesy of Black Lamb


The Resy Guide to Outdoor Dining in Boston