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Max DowntownMax Downtown
2964 reviews
Steak | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Awesome food, great service, overall a pleasurable dining experience, will definitely be back soon. More

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The Capital Grille - HartfordThe Capital Grille - Hartford
1164 reviews
Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Our food and drinks were fantastic but I have to say that our waiter Josh far surpassed any server we've encountered! We ordered his drink and dinner suggestions and were not disappointed. He certainly knew the menu and explained differences between the way the meats/steaks were prepared. Josh was extremely accommodating but did not rush us at all. We were celebrating a birthday and thanks to the wonderful food, atmosphere and our waiter, the evening was a memorable experience. We will be back. More

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Max's Oyster BarMax's Oyster Bar
2549 reviews
Seafood | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great spot, extremely friendly service is worth the dining experience alone. Food was fantastic. More

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Firebox RestaurantFirebox Restaurant
2262 reviews
Farm-to-table | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

You changed the time of the reservation at the last minute. I appreciated that. Great customer service. More

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Bricco Restaurant - West HartfordBricco Restaurant - West Hartford
421 reviews
Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

We went to celebrate our 47th Anniversary and although we did note that on our reservation it was not acknowledged. Just a Happy Anniversary from the host would have been nice. It was a busy night but the service was excellent and the food delicious and beautifully presented. We had the Arancini appetizer and we enjoyed the Day Boat Scallops and the Pasta Bolognese. More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - HartfordRuth's Chris Steak House - Hartford
750 reviews
Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

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Carbone's RistoranteCarbone's Ristorante
645 reviews
Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

The food was delicious as always. Scott did a superb job. Carbones is our favorite place! More

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Peppercorns GrillPeppercorns Grill
1430 reviews
Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

It was excellent in every way. We were especially impressed how special we were treated because we had a birthday. And at the end we did not order dessert so they sent out a treat from the kitchen. Very attentive and thoughtful. Super staff! More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - West HartfordFleming's Steakhouse - West Hartford
939 reviews
Steak | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

I went to Fleming's for the Restaurant Week menu. However I also got an item off of the "Chef Headley's table" menu which was the Duck Tostadas. The combination was very interesting & well worth it. The restaurant menu was great. I would definitely go back again. More

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ON20ON20
685 reviews
Contemporary American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Outstanding service and quality. The most attentive staff with utmost courtesy and absolute knowledge of their menu. My wife and I believe this is finest Restaurant in the area. More

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Ideal TavernIdeal Tavern
298 reviews
Contemporary American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Service was great, great wine selection. Authentic cocktails and a clean and fun establishment. Plenty of parking nearby. The burrata salad is delicious, though I do feel the portions of the various ingredients are a bit small (with the exception of the burrata). The crispy chicken I added was very good. The grits are usually fantastic and there was no exception this evening according to my friend who had and enjoyed the red snapper. My boyfriend got the Ideal House Salad, which he loves, with grilled chicken and extra white balsamic dressing. It changes seasonally. The popcorn cauliflower leaves something to be desired. Melissa, the manager, is the best part of visiting; we will miss seeing here there when she leaves! More

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Division WestDivision West
251 reviews
American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great food. More

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Grant's Restaurant and BarGrant's Restaurant and Bar
1550 reviews
American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Sunday night date night was perfect, our waiter was excellent and attentive and the food amazing!! Even enjoyed an after dinner drink at the bar to wrap up our evening!! We’ll be returning 🥰 More

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Texas de Brazil – HartfordTexas de Brazil – Hartford
151 reviews
Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

This was our third visit here since this location opened. We are never disappointed. The service and food are both fantastic. More

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Artisan - West HartfordArtisan - West Hartford
293 reviews
American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Wonderful ambiance. Incredible food. Love this new restaurant More

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Trumbull KitchenTrumbull Kitchen
2191 reviews
Fusion / Eclectic | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Melissa was amazing! More

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Pond House CafePond House Cafe
2123 reviews
Fusion / Eclectic | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Enjoyed lunch, at the Pond House, during West Hartford restaurant week. $12, for main course, and dessert. Good value, and happy to know that a portion of proceeds goes to Foodshare. I enjoyed the chicken pot pie, although it was not hot enough, and had to be sent back to the kitchen for heating. Delicious pear dessert. More

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Union KitchenUnion Kitchen
10 reviews
American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

The service and food were very good. We enjoyed everything we ordered. Generous portions for restaurant week menu. Great value. More

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Rizzuto’s Restaurant and Bar - West HartfordRizzuto’s Restaurant and Bar - West Hartford
1257 reviews
Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great server and host. Very inviting and open atmosphere. Great recommendations on wine pairing. Checked in. More

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Black-Eyed Sally'sBlack-Eyed Sally's
574 reviews
Regional American (Southern) | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

This is the kinda friendly music first place every town needs. Food is decent but service, atmosphere, and quality live music is the reason to go there. Thanks, BES for being that place in Hartford! More

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SorellaSorella
531 reviews
Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

delicious food; friendly staff. Loved the autumn salad. More

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Porron and PinaPorron and Pina
135 reviews
Spanish | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Awesome place! Food, drinks, and service were top notch! More

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Dish Bar & GrillDish Bar & Grill
1282 reviews
Contemporary American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Overall an excellent restaurant. I work nearby and had no idea for all these years what a fine establishment it is. The food was excellent and the service was attentful. They were also very thoughtful with our table placement. I will definitely return! More

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Vivo - HartfordVivo - Hartford
385 reviews
Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great food and great service. A great place to have New Year's Eve dinner. More

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Infinity Bistro - HartfordInfinity Bistro - Hartford
411 reviews
American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

The Bistro is so convenient when going to a performance at Infinity Hall. You don't have to worry about getting out of a restaurant on time to get to a parking place and getting to the performance on time. We always either eat upstairs or at the Bistro when attending a concert. More

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BalosBalos
99 reviews
Greek | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Excellent authentic Crete food and wine. Great experience, just expensive. More

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Buffalo Wild Wings - North HavenBuffalo Wild Wings - North Haven
3 reviews
American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Buffalo Wild Wings does not actual take reservations, even though I was able to make reservations via Open Table, and, on the door, there is a sticker saying they accept Open Table. The receptionist/host was rude about. She was unwilling to join two tables together even though there were easily 15 tables of four open. We squeezed into a booth which worked out fine. The food was good and server friendly and helpful. More

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Chowder Pot IVChowder Pot IV
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Seafood | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

The Chowder Pot of Hartford is the destination for seafood lovers and people traveling from all over Connecticut as well as up and down the East Coast. For almost 20 years our customers have enjoyed award winning seafood, slow roasted prime rib and fresh Maine lobsters served by a friendly and professional staff. The Chowder Pot of Hartford has seating for 320 people in two nautically decorated dining rooms with accommodations for groups of up to 25 people. Our Captain's Lounge features a Raw Bar & Happy Hour, M-F 4:00 to 6:00 as well as full lunch and dinner menus served by our bar staff.

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Coyote Flaco - HartfordCoyote Flaco - Hartford
3 reviews
Mexican | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Excellent Mexican Food. Each item specifically prepared - and very tasty More

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Hartford / West Hartford Diners' Choice Winners

Hartford / West Hartford's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Capital Grille - HartfordThe Capital Grille - Hartford
1164 reviews
Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Our food and drinks were fantastic but I have to say that our waiter Josh far surpassed any server we've encountered! We ordered his drink and dinner suggestions and were not disappointed. He certainly knew the menu and explained differences between the way the meats/steaks were prepared. Josh was extremely accommodating but did not rush us at all. We were celebrating a birthday and thanks to the wonderful food, atmosphere and our waiter, the evening was a memorable experience. We will be back. More

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Max DowntownMax Downtown
2964 reviews
Steak | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Awesome food, great service, overall a pleasurable dining experience, will definitely be back soon. More

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Firebox RestaurantFirebox Restaurant
2262 reviews
Farm-to-table | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

You changed the time of the reservation at the last minute. I appreciated that. Great customer service. More

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Max's Oyster BarMax's Oyster Bar
2549 reviews
Seafood | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great spot, extremely friendly service is worth the dining experience alone. Food was fantastic. More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - HartfordRuth's Chris Steak House - Hartford
750 reviews
Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Retirement More

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Carbone's RistoranteCarbone's Ristorante
645 reviews
Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

The food was delicious as always. Scott did a superb job. Carbones is our favorite place! More

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Bricco Restaurant - West HartfordBricco Restaurant - West Hartford
421 reviews
Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

We went to celebrate our 47th Anniversary and although we did note that on our reservation it was not acknowledged. Just a Happy Anniversary from the host would have been nice. It was a busy night but the service was excellent and the food delicious and beautifully presented. We had the Arancini appetizer and we enjoyed the Day Boat Scallops and the Pasta Bolognese. More

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ON20ON20
685 reviews
Contemporary American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Outstanding service and quality. The most attentive staff with utmost courtesy and absolute knowledge of their menu. My wife and I believe this is finest Restaurant in the area. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - West HartfordFleming's Steakhouse - West Hartford
939 reviews
Steak | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

I went to Fleming's for the Restaurant Week menu. However I also got an item off of the "Chef Headley's table" menu which was the Duck Tostadas. The combination was very interesting & well worth it. The restaurant menu was great. I would definitely go back again. More

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Texas de Brazil – HartfordTexas de Brazil – Hartford
151 reviews
Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

This was our third visit here since this location opened. We are never disappointed. The service and food are both fantastic. More

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