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 […]

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

Spigot Café

spigot cafe 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 specials in […]

Vaughan’s Public House

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 accomplishment because, really – […]

Tavern Downtown

THE TAVERN The Tavern is a solid place to eat, drink, and be super merry. They have some of the best daily specials going – for both food and drinks. It’s everything you want in a tavern – kick-ass burgers, wings, nachos, fried pickles, and all the beeeer.  Photos lovingly borrowed from The Tavern. 201 […]