WATCH: 5 communal dining spots for a feast with the crew

It’s the year-end holidays and indulging in massive platters of festive food beckons. For places to bring the loved ones and friends this Christmas, there are no better options than these communal dining restaurants where big plates and sharing portions are the name of the game.

Enjoy some of the best, inauthentic Middle Eastern meals in town at Artichoke; find only freshly homemade Italian cuisine at Italian Osteria; feast on grilled meats at Meat Smith American smokehouse; have wholesome yet delicious spreads at Plentyfull; or indulge in quality wines and grub with your best pals at Wine & Gourmet Friends.

But before you head over, first feast your eyes on the places below, where only good vibes and generosity await.