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 […]

The Capital Grille

← Bars / Restaurants The Capital Grille The Capital Grille’s website states that “It is our sole desire that everything, and we mean everything, that arrives at your table at The Capital Grille delights you. To ensure that experience, we use only the finest, freshest ingredients, artfully prepared in recipes designed to engage all of […]

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 […]

J Restaurant/Bar

← Attractions / Shops & Services J Restaurant/Bar J Restaurant’s entrees are determined by their chefs, based on the freshest market ingredients available. They pride themselves on their house-made sauces, breads & soups and use only the freshest ingredients, buying local whenever possible. The menu is primarily Italian with a good mix of down-home and […]

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 […]

Vaughan’s Public House

← Bars / Restaurants Vaughan’s Public House Vaughan’s is a for real pub. Sometimes pubs concentrate so much on their pubbiness, that they neglect the fact that they are a restaurant. That definitely doesn’t happen here. EXTREMELY IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Vaughan’s has been voted best Guinness in Connecticut by actual Guinness drinkers, which is a great […]

Max Downtown

← Bars / Restaurants Max Downtown “With its contemporary design, extensive array of martinis and wines, and sophisticated cuisine, Max Downtown is a favorite with the city’s well-heeled and a popular after-work spot.” – Fodor’s Review Photo lovingly borrowed from Max Downtown. VISIT THEM 185 Asylum StreetHartford, CT 06103 (860) 522-2530 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop