Aurora’s

← Restaurants Aurora’s Hartford’s first Guatemalan bakery and restaurant. The bread, the pastries, the food, AND THE DRINKS. Oh my. Don’t even get us started on the ambiance. We’ll take one of everything please. VISIT THEM 399 Capitol AvenueHartford, CT 06106 (860) 461-1127 Facebook-f Instagram Desktop

Max Deli

← Restaurants Max Deli There’s nothing like a fat sandwich to cure your midweek workday blues, and Max Deli has it all. Serving up fresh cold cuts, hot sandwiches, soups, salads, and even beef patties. Big yum! Photo lovingly borrowed from Wesley Y. on Yelp. VISIT THEM 92 Weston StreetHartford, CT 06120 (860) 503-3772 Facebook-f […]

Sole Nutrition

← Restaurants Sole Nutrition Sole Nutrition has a rotating seasonal menu of shakes that’ll perk you up, muffins, snacks, protein coffees, and energy teas. Look for peach, raspberry, cinnamon, cherry, cookie dough, Oreo, chai, and cranberry, oatmeal cookie, orange, peach, bit-o-honey, and South Beach, Mudslide, Twix bar, Keylime pie, Fruity Pebbles, dirty Chai.  VISIT THEM […]

Hartford Food Market

← Restaurants Hartford Food Market We’ll be real with you for a minute here, reader… We are actually obsessed with the pizza these angels are doling out. We can’t stop thinking about, dreaming about, or eating it. It’s the perfect New York slice in Hartford. BUT, aside from the perfection of a pizza these heroes […]

Modern Pastry Shop

← Restaurants Modern Pastry Shop The amazing cakes these folks make could have their own TV show. They don’t just make cakes though. There are loads of traditional Italian pastries to stuff in your face, and you can do it sitting at an old-school soda fountain counter with the BEST cappuccino in your hand.   Photo […]

Tastease Mini Donuts

← Restaurants Tastease This tiny Parkville Bakery is one of Hartford’s best and worst kept secrets. If you’ve visited even once, you have already become fanatical and told everyone who will listen to them about this unbelievable place you just found and their amazing 2 1/2″ mini donuts. If you haven’t been, you have no […]

Story and Soil Coffee

← Restaurants Story And Soil Coffee shop, community hub, hipster paradise – Story and Soil covers all the bases. While you can definitely walk in and just order a cup of batch brewed joe and some avocado toast, their espresso drinks are where all the magic happens. Their rotating list of seasonal drink specials always […]

Blue State Coffee

← Restaurants Blue State Coffee Blue State’s mission is to create vibrant cafes that reflect, improve, and inspire our communities. They serve regular coffee, fancy coffee, snacks, sandwiches, baked goods, and use local suppliers for as many of their products as possible. In addition to you favorite coffee drinks, you should try the Chaider (half […]

Ashley’s

← Restaurants Ashley’s Q: Where can I get breakfast at lunchtime in Hartford? A: Ashley’s. Eggs, toast, bacon, omelettes, all things breakfast-y. Photo lovingly borrowed from Jeffery C. VISIT THEM 221 Main StreetHartford, CT 06106 (860) 247-8730 Facebook-f

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 […]