One of the benefits of winter in New England is the unique dining experiences that the chilly evenings provide us with. From personal igloos to ski-themed fun, there are so many restaurants across Massachusetts and New Hampshire that you’ll want to check out this winter season!


Our Winter Dining Picks

Après Skate Bar at Time Out Market Boston

Who doesn’t love some yummy food while you enjoy a night out at the ice rink? Located next to the skating rink at Time Out Market Boston, this bar will operate through March 6th and is open Friday through Sunday. In addition to hot drinks with and without alcohol, the skate bar also offers local beers and tasty snacks such as soft pretzels and Liege waffles from Eastern Standard Provisions Co.

The Lodge at Publico Street Bistro 

Enjoy the cozy atmosphere of a ski lodge without having to make the trip up to the mountains! The Lodge at Publico Street Bistro is a ski-themed dining experience you won’t want to miss. This South Boston restaurant is continuing its tradition of turning its interior courtyard into a ski-lodge-inspired space that is will be operating through the end of March and is open Thursday-Sunday. The space is complete with flannel blankets, fire pits, heated lounge areas, and artificial snow to set the mood! Additionally, you can enjoy a menu of lodge-inspired snacks and drinks, including a Shot-Ski and other hot beverages.

Tambo 22

Enjoy dining in your own private igloo in this Chelsea, MA restaurant! This dining experience will allow you to enjoy the ambiance of the outdoors while keeping you warm and cozy while you enjoy a delicious meal. This is a perfect experience to enjoy for a large gathering or an intimate date night!

Season to Taste 

Enjoy a delicious meal on your own private outdoor cabana-style table at this fantastic restaurant located in Cambridge, MA! The table is heated and is partially enclosed, allowing you to still get some fresh air during your meal! Additionally, the menu is ever-changing and highlights local sourcing. It’s sure to be a dining experience that you won’t soon forget!

 Lock 50

If you’re in the Worcester, MA area and are looking for a unique dining experience, Lock 50 is another great option for you! This restaurant also offers private igloos, perfect for a fun night out! The igloos are first-come-first-serve for walk-ups. If you’d like to make a reservation specifically for igloo dining, be sure to call the restaurant as they cannot process the request through their online reservation platform. There is also a non-refundable deposit required, so be sure to keep that in mind when you book!

Bedford Village Inn & Restaurant

This quaint inn is another perfect location for a memorable dining experience! Located in Bedford, NH, this igloo dining experience offers you a picturesque setting and cozy interior features including a personal heater for warmth and cozy couches. The igloos do come with a fee for both lunch and dinner, so you’ll want to consider that when you go to reserve your spot! 

603 Igloo Experience 

If you’re looking for a fun night out, be sure to check out the 603 Igloo experience located in Londonderry, NH. Each igloo experience features seating for up to 8 people, multiple heaters, LED lights & chandeliers, card games, and beer bucket special exclusives. As a bonus, your beloved pups can also join in on the fun inside these igloos!

Bottom Line

Winter is a fantastic time to explore some new dining options around Massachusetts and New Hampshire. From fun themes to cozy interiors, there is something new for everyone to enjoy! Let us know what your favorite winter dining location is in the comments below!