Hartford Flavor Company

← Bars / Shops & Services 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 – […]

Polish National Home

← Attractions / Bars / Restaurants Polish National Home This spot is one of the coolest places in Hartford. Once you’ve been there and gotten the lay of the land you can bring all your friends and be the big shot who introduced them to the Polish National Home. This place is known for their Golabki, […]

Black-Eyed Sally’s Southern Kitchen & Bar

← Attractions / Bars / Restaurants Black-Eyed Sally’s Southern Kitchen & Bar Black-eyed Sally’s has been making mouths, tummies, and ears happy since they opened their doors in 1995. They’re famous in these parts for their award winning BBQ and Cajun cooking, and a stage that hosts some of the best recording artists on the […]

Salute

← Bars / Restaurants Salute Salute has, hands down, the best garlic bread in the entire world. THE ENTIRE WORLD. Please read that in not just all-caps, but quintuple all-caps. Other house faves are the sweet potato ravioli in a sage cream sauce, their house-made ricotta gnocchi with chicken, and a salad with a big […]

Casona

← Attractions / Bars / Restaurants Casona Casona is all about Latin American food, drinks, and dancing. You can sit down in their dining room and order appetizers and entrées from seven Latin and Caribbean countries, then dance off all that food. Casona has two separate rooms with live music and DJs. One room features Salsa, […]

Spigot Café

← Bars Spigot Café The Spigot Café is a real favorite. And not just a Hartford.com favorite. A perennial, there might be something wrong with you if you don’t appreciate its simplicity, 50 year favorite. It is just a bar. Pure and simple. Nothing fancy or gimmicky. Just a solid bar with the best beer […]

Tisane Euro-Asian Café

← Bars / Restaurants Tisane Euro-Asian Café Tisane is a tea house, coffee house, martini bar, regular bar, dance club, and restaurant in the West End. Some people consider it their own version of Cheers, but cocktail-centric, with a much cooler and more handsome Norm. Closer to the weekend you get Karoke, great DJs and […]

The Half Door

← Bars / Restaurants The Half Door Love the beer selection. Love the whiskey. Love live music. Love the food. Love the people. LOVE their brunch. The Half Door has a beer passport that requires you to drink a lot of beer (good) and will make you famous (better) as you join their wall of […]

Agave Grill

AGAVE GRILL Agave has awesome guacamole, prepared tableside and served in a lava rock bowl, a full brunch with happy hour-priced drink specials on Saturdays AND Sundays, plus churros you can dip in dulce de leche. To cap it all off, Agave’s bar is stocked with 87 different kinds of tequila. It could take you […]

Trumbull Kitchen

← Bars / Restaurants Trumbull Kitchen Trumbull Kitchen describes itself as “contemporary, cool and inventive.” It’s true. If you have a hard time deciding what to order go with the Grilled Filet Mignon appetizer, served with truffled tater-tots, because TRUFFLED TATER TOTS. Photo lovingly borrowed from Trumbull Kitchen. VISIT THEM 150 Trumbull StreetHartford, CT 06103 […]