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 […]

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

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. […]

Hanging Hills Brewing Co.

HANGING HILLS BREWING COMPANY The history of Hartford’s newest brewery is steeped in hops and local history. Tales tell of a mystical dog that roams the ridges of the Hanging Hills just south of this city. One sighting portends elation, the second, existential dread, and the third, certain death. While the dogs at Hanging Hills Brewing Co. hold […]

Hog River Brewing Co.

HOG RIVER BREWING CO. Already dubbed “Hartford’s living room” for the Cheers-esque ambience, Hog River Brewing Co. is a new addition to Parkville with an old soul. Their taproom is dominated by high ceilings and massive vintage pressing machines, which are longtime locals formerly of Hartford Rubber Works and Pope Manufacturing. On the weekends, food trucks park […]

Hartford Flavor Company

HARTFORD FLAVOR COMPANY With a mission to provide uniquely flavored natural liqueurs, the Hartford Flavor Company is the city’s only distillery and is doing their best to extend the new “cocktail culture.” Want to experience some of their distinct Wild Moon Liqueurs? You’re in luck. Enter Diana’s Lair – Hartford Flavor’s tasting room – for […]