BY EMMA MILLER
As the weather gets colder, head indoors and enjoy the warmth of one of these cozy establishments!
The Astorian — 28-50 31st St., Astoria
This restaurant and bar features comfort food and drinks of all kinds. Head upstairs for a more laid back space with a fireplace and comfy seating.
Gilbey’s — 32-01 Broadway, Long Island City
This traditional Irish bar has a fireplace and an internet jukebox. They don’t have any food on the menu, so they encourage guests to bring their own or order in.
La Sala — 32-05 Crescent St., Astoria
This bar lives up to its name: the small, cozy space is like a fancy living room. With lots of comfy seating, this is a great place to warm up all season long.
The Bad Old Days — 16-84 Woodbine St., Ridgewood
This bar has a library where you can curl up in front of the fireplace with a book or play some board games. They also have biweekly game nights and trivia on Tuesdays.
Manducatis — 13-27 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
This family-owned restaurant has been serving homemade southern Italian food for more than 40 years. Their cozy dining room has hanging plants and a wood-burning fireplace.
Daly’s Pub — 31-86 31st St., Astoria
This Irish pub has an indoor fireplace and an outdoor patio. The bar also has trivia nights and is a great place to watch sports.
LIC Market — 21-52 44th Dr., Long Island City
This cute restaurant serves brunch, lunch and dinner as well as drinks. Their outdoor seating in the back is heated so it can be enjoyed all year long.
Donovan’s Pub — 57-24 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside
This Irish pub has drinks as well as warm comfort food like burgers, soup and shepherd’s pie. Their cozy dining room features a fireplace and rustic, homey decorations.
The Keep — 205 Cypress Ave., Ridgewood
The Keep is part bar, part antique store, with lots of old decorations and furniture. They have food and drinks as well as live music and psychic readings.
Nancy’s Restaurant — 255-41 Jericho Tpke., Floral Park
This restaurant and tap room has a fireplace and cathedral ceiling. They have been serving warm homemade food for more than 50 years.
Editor’s note: The preceding is for informational purposes only; the locations were chosen at random by the author.