City Steam Brewery Cafe

CITY STEAM BREWERY City Steam Brewery Cafe was doing the craft brew thing before it was THE CRAFT BREW thing. They’re just as comfortable being a family friendly dinner spot before a Wolf Pack game as they are being a Pool Hall and Brewery for a drinking crowd after the game. And that’s not all […]

Wood-N-Tap

WOOD-N-TAP The Wood-n-Tap makes some of the very best pub around, like super yummy bar bites – little burgers topped with American cheese, pickles, and honey Dijon, MONSTER Nachos (please make monster noises when you order it), wings, and a bangin’ California Cobb Salad. Their Hickory Burger is a thing of beauty covered in bbq […]

Phantom Brewery

PHANTOM BREWING CO Phantom Brewing Company is a comprehensive brewery and homebrew supply. Go get some brews and some Adolf’s ‘basa and sit in their super cool tap room with an awesome Hartford skyline mural.  Photo lovingly borrowed from Phantom Brewing Company. 290 Murphy Road Hartford, CT 06114 (860) 247-2969 Facebook Instagram Desktop

Soulbaila

SOULBAILA This place really does have it all. A stacked menu with options for everyone, weekly live music, drinks, BRUNCH. Ain’t no party like a SoulBaila party.  Photo lovingly borrowed from SoulBaila. 735 Wethersfield Avenue Hartford, CT 06114 (860) 461-0324 Facebook Instagram Desktop

The Russian Lady

THE RUSSIAN LADY The Russian Lady offers you THREE floors of entertainment, provided by some of the state’s best DJs and entertainers. SIX bars. Yeah, you read that right, SIX. TWO outside patios with a sweet view of Bushnell Park and the Capitol building. What has two thumbs and is hella excited?! YOU.  Photo lovingly […]

Pig’s Eye Pub

PIG’S EYE PUB The Pig’s Eye Pub’s tag line is “Oinkin and Boinkin Since 1997” with specials like “Liver Die Thursday” and “Big Ass Beer Wednesdays.” Photo lovingly borrowed from Pig’s Eye Pub. 356 Asylum Street Hartford, CT 06103 (860) 248-4747 Facebook Instagram Desktop

J’s Crab Shack

J’S CRAB SHACK One part seafood restaurant, one part seafood market. You’ll be on a “see food” diet the minute you walk in the door.  Photo borrowed lovingly from J’s Crab Shack. 2074 Park Street Hartford, CT (860) 231-9545 Facebook Instagram

Republic at The Linden

REPUBLIC AT THE LINDEN Go eat super delicious gastro pub fare in their gorgeously decorated dining room with glittering chandeliers hanging from tin ceilings, exposed brick, and small dining nooks. Or sit on the (seasonally enclosed) patio. Breezy in the summer, central fireplace in the winter.  Photos borrowed lovingly from Republic. 10 Capitol Avenue Hartford, […]

Little River Restoratives

LITTLE RIVER RESTORATIVES As they like to put it, Little River Restoratives is elevating the low road. With their unique array of cocktails, punches, possets, and grogs, Little River is serving up a new twist to the local neighborhood bar scene. Photos lovingly borrowed from Little River Restoratives. 405 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT (860) 403-0340 […]

Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt

THOMAS HOOKER BREWERY AT COLT A new tasting room and small batch pilot brewery now open in Hartford. Located in the South Armory at the former Colt firearms complex, their new facility features a beautiful reclaimed wood bar, plenty of seating indoors and an outdoor patio. Photos lovingly borrowed from Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt. […]