Dunn’s River Restaurant

← Restaurants Dunn’s River Restaurant From the mural of natural scenery on the wall, to the wooden placemats on the tables, nowhere in Hartford gives off the ambiance of an island quite like Dunn’s. Their offerings span the menu of Jamaican cuisine, from ackee to oxtail, and there’s nary a miss in sight. Wash everything down with […]

Sorella

← Bars / Restaurants Sorella Sorella specializes in traditional wood fired Neapolitan pizza, fresh pasta, and antipasti. The restaurant is comfortable – cozy even. This restaurant will go very quickly from “Why don’t we try Sorella,” to “Why don’t we go to Sorella again.” Take a look at the menu, and know that every single […]

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 […]

Parrilla Y Sabores

← Restaurants Parrilla Y Sabores Parrailla Y Sabores: Lo mejor de la Cocina Colombiana en Hartford. There’s a Yelp review for Parrilla Y Sabores that deserves to be quoted here. Dianna L wrote, “Disclaimer: the only things I have eaten from Parrilla y Sabores are their empanadas… but those babies alone deserve like 7 stars […]

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 […]

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 […]