Republic at The Linden

← Bars / Restaurants Republic at the Linden Go eat super delicious gastro pub fare in their gorgeously decorated dining room with glittering chandeliers hanging from tin ceilings, exposed brick, and small dining nooks. Or sit on the (seasonally enclosed) patio. Breezy in the summer, central fireplace in the winter.  Photos borrowed lovingly from Republic. […]

La Casita Del Sabor

← Restaurants La Casita Del Sabor Nestled on Park Street, this unassuming location holds within it a veritable trove of culinary treasures. That’s restaurant speak for, “This place is bangin’.” Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you can eat all three meals here in one day, and have them delivered for free if you are close […]

El Nuevo Sarape Restaurant

← Restaurants El Nuevo Sarape El Serape is one the best. Mexican food experiences around. TripAdvisor and Yelp both rate El Sarape as one of the best Mexican restaurants in the entire state for good reason. This little family owned and operated gem is equally loved by locals and people from Southern California, which says […]

Kien Company Oriental Market

← Restaurants Kien Company Oriental Market Go for the mouth-watering Bahn Mi sandwiches, stay for all your Asian cooking needs. This small market doesn’t show any signs of of being a restaurant from the front, but if you walk in, and go all the way to the back there is a small kitchen serving traditional […]

Destiny Awaits Restaurant

← Restaurants Destiny Awaits Destiny Awaits Restaurant & Jerk Center is a great little take-out spot. The jerk chicken, jerk pork, pigtail stew peas, curry goat, pepper steak, and oxtail stew are all on point. And they serve breakfast. Sometimes.     VISIT THEM 3343 Main StreetHartford, CT 06120 (860) 856-1136 Facebook-f Desktop

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 […]

Lion’s Den Vegetarian Restaurant

← Restaurants Lion’s Den Vegetarian You don’t have to be a vegetarian to LOVE the Lion’s Den. Traditional dishes like curried chunks, ital stew, and ackee with saltfish are local favorites. Be careful heading into the Lion’s Den, you might come out with a painfully full stomach. Photo borrowed lovingly from Lion’s Den Vegetarian. VISIT THEM […]

Island Cuisine

← Restaurants Island Cuisine Island Cuisine is tucked away in a little commercial strip on Farmington Ave. It’s a great little take out spot when you’re craving Caribbean food. They’ve got you covered from breakfast, porridge, oxtail, jerk chicken, and soups to seafood, stew peas, plantains, and peanut punch. Photo lovingly borrowed from Auline Kong. […]

Sun Splash Jamaican Restaurant

← Restaurants Sun Splash Jamaican Restaurant Sun Splash is a great spot. Their pretty dining room gives you plenty of room to sit and relax, and their oxtail is “FIRE” (Jessica R., Yelp).  Photo lovingly borrowed from Sun Splash Jamaican Restaurant. VISIT THEM 692 Maple AvenueHartford, CT 06114 (860) 548-3050 Facebook-f

USS Chowder Pot IV

← Restaurants USS Chowder Pot IV USS Chowder Pot IV has been open for over twenty years, serving the freshest seafood, live Maine lobsters, and delicious prime rib. Ok – they don’t serve LIVE Maine lobsters. But they do have the tank, and you know what happens from there. RIP lobsters – pass the butter.  […]