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Best American Restaurants in Hartford

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Hartford Restaurants

Max DowntownMax Downtown
3067 reviews
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Steak | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

We had gone here after seeing RENT at the Bushnell. Outstanding food / service . Highly recommend it . More

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Coyote Flaco - HartfordCoyote Flaco - Hartford
6 reviews
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Mexican | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Food and service always consistent. Has been my go to place for years . Always enjoyable. Delicious!!! More

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The Capital Grille - HartfordThe Capital Grille - Hartford
1249 reviews
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Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

We had a wonderful dinner experience with Kassia as our waitress on 3/15/19. Later we enjoyed cocktails at the bar and the gentleman serving us were fantastic! More

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Max's Oyster BarMax's Oyster Bar
2620 reviews
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Seafood | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

My family visits and we go out to eat in the Hartford area once a year. This was our second year at Max’s Oysters. It was so great that we decided this would be our yearly spot going forward. Food and service were excellent. More

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The Dining Room at the Mayflower Inn & SpaThe Dining Room at the Mayflower Inn & Spa
89 reviews
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American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Frankie is fantastic! More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - West HartfordFleming's Steakhouse - West Hartford
966 reviews
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Steak | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

New menu items were a nice surprise. Staff was attentive, and they offered a complimentary item in honor of our birthdays and loyalty. More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - HartfordRuth's Chris Steak House - Hartford
775 reviews
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Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Ruth’s Chris is the only place to go for an amazing steak dinner. Everything from appetizers to dessert was great and service is outstanding! More

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Bricco Restaurant - West HartfordBricco Restaurant - West Hartford
457 reviews
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Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Bricco’s always perfect. Julie is the best More

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ON20ON20
713 reviews
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Contemporary American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Very relaxing. White tablecloth setting, great view of skyline, great table service and the food was delicious. So was the dessert. We were attending the Fleetwood Mac concert. More

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Carbone's RistoranteCarbone's Ristorante
708 reviews
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Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

We came for Roman night with the wine pairing. It was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed every course. We left very full More

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Peppercorns GrillPeppercorns Grill
1505 reviews
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Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Food was amazing as usual. It’s nice when servers can collaborate with kitchen to honor special requests. This restaurant does this beautifully. You can tell this family restaurant as well as management aims to please its clientele More

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The Tap Room at the Mayflower Inn & SpaThe Tap Room at the Mayflower Inn & Spa
76 reviews
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Continental | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

First visit by my best friend to my new home in Litchfield. More

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Artisan - West HartfordArtisan - West Hartford
339 reviews
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American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Excellent experience! Atmosphere, cuisine, cocktails... all wonderful. Staff was attentive, but not over-bearing, gave recommendations, experienced, welcoming, engaging and personable. More

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Firebox RestaurantFirebox Restaurant
2324 reviews
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Farm-to-table | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

My party and I all agreed we would all come back here. The food was amazing and the service was great! More

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Ideal TavernIdeal Tavern
316 reviews
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Contemporary American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great food and service as per usual! One of my favorite spots. More

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Trumbull KitchenTrumbull Kitchen
2254 reviews
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Fusion / Eclectic | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Outstanding service food and setting. Will definitely return soon. More

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Grant's Restaurant and BarGrant's Restaurant and Bar
1586 reviews
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American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great and speedy service and great food! More

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Division WestDivision West
274 reviews
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American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Love Division West! The menu was great; the owner was very attentive and kind. Look forward to my next visit More

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Pond House CafePond House Cafe
2164 reviews
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Fusion / Eclectic | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

My friends and I enjoyed an exceptional lunch at the Pond House. The crab cakes and corned beef and cabbage in honor of St. Patrick’s Day were delicious. The lunch special, salmon burger, salad and chocolate cake were a real treat. Our waiter was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. We lingered over dessert to soak up the ambience of the Pond House Cafe. With spring on our doorstep the Pond House and Emerging gardens st Elizabeth Park are a must. More

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Texas de Brazil – HartfordTexas de Brazil – Hartford
276 reviews
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Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great place to check out at least once. Salad bar has so many options you need to stop yourself and remember there's so much meat. Lobster bisque was delicious! Most of the meats were great - just a few VERY overcooked but with so many options that's easily forgivable. The servers were very attentive. I did not like that the managers stood around like pit bosses watching everyone carefully. Pretty expensive so I'd only go for a very special occasion but it was a cool experience to have. More

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SorellaSorella
569 reviews
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Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

The chicken marsala was delicious - tender and full of mushroom sauce. My husband had the penne w/meat sauce, loved it. Would definitely go here again when we are in Hartford. More

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Rizzuto’s Restaurant and Bar - West HartfordRizzuto’s Restaurant and Bar - West Hartford
1299 reviews
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Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Enjoyed our evening there, however, the sun was pouring in the side window and was in our faces/heads. Need shades to pull down at certain times. We should have been more on top of where we sat and asked to move once we knew how sunny it was. More

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Porron and PinaPorron and Pina
182 reviews
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Spanish | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Had a very enjoyable dinner. All smiles and great service from the host to the waitstaff. Food was served promptly and very tasty. We will be back again! More

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Black-Eyed Sally'sBlack-Eyed Sally's
620 reviews
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Southern | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

You can't beat southern BBQ and Hartford Jazz Jams on Monday night. More

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Union KitchenUnion Kitchen
48 reviews
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American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Great food. Chef is the best in the area. More

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Chowder Pot IVChowder Pot IV
38 reviews
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Seafood | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

If you go in Monday night for the lobster based meals you're in for a real treat. Everything was great during our Monday night visit. More

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Vivo - HartfordVivo - Hartford
392 reviews
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Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

The food and service were very good. The beet and Arugula salad was very nice and the scallops were great. Others had the Veal meatballs and liked them and the Halibut was said to be really good. Wine list is not very extensive and a bit over priced. Overall it was a very good meal. More

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Dish Bar & GrillDish Bar & Grill
1316 reviews
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Contemporary American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

As always Dish did not disappoint. The burger was tender and juicy. The fries were just ok, but I'm not complaining. More

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BalosBalos
147 reviews
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Greek | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Balos was very easy to find, great location and beautifully done decor. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly and service was prompt. Our dinner was very enjoyable: the salmon was exceptional, they offer great wine and very accommodating service. One suggestion: they may have to Choose between a great value with good food that packs people in ( ala Bar Taco) or an upscale place you go for a special date. The prices were high for the food both quality, quantity and presentation. I had roast chicken and It was a bit overpriced. The potatoes were flavorful and green beans had a delicious sauce. A great pre theater dinner. More

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Infinity Bistro - HartfordInfinity Bistro - Hartford
443 reviews
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American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Everything was great. Sat down right away, food and drinks served in a reasonable timeframe and service was friendly. We will be back for pre-show dinner!! More

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Buffalo Wild Wings - North HavenBuffalo Wild Wings - North Haven
3 reviews
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American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Buffalo Wild Wings does not actual take reservations, even though I was able to make reservations via Open Table, and, on the door, there is a sticker saying they accept Open Table. The receptionist/host was rude about. She was unwilling to join two tables together even though there were easily 15 tables of four open. We squeezed into a booth which worked out fine. The food was good and server friendly and helpful. More

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Hartford Diners' Choice Winners

Hartford 's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Max DowntownMax Downtown
3067 reviews
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Steak | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

We had gone here after seeing RENT at the Bushnell. Outstanding food / service . Highly recommend it . More

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ON20ON20
713 reviews
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Contemporary American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Very relaxing. White tablecloth setting, great view of skyline, great table service and the food was delicious. So was the dessert. We were attending the Fleetwood Mac concert. More

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The Capital Grille - HartfordThe Capital Grille - Hartford
1249 reviews
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Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

We had a wonderful dinner experience with Kassia as our waitress on 3/15/19. Later we enjoyed cocktails at the bar and the gentleman serving us were fantastic! More

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Bricco Restaurant - West HartfordBricco Restaurant - West Hartford
457 reviews
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Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Bricco’s always perfect. Julie is the best More

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Max's Oyster BarMax's Oyster Bar
2620 reviews
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Seafood | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

My family visits and we go out to eat in the Hartford area once a year. This was our second year at Max’s Oysters. It was so great that we decided this would be our yearly spot going forward. Food and service were excellent. More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - HartfordRuth's Chris Steak House - Hartford
775 reviews
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Steakhouse | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Ruth’s Chris is the only place to go for an amazing steak dinner. Everything from appetizers to dessert was great and service is outstanding! More

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The Dining Room at the Mayflower Inn & SpaThe Dining Room at the Mayflower Inn & Spa
89 reviews
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American | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

Frankie is fantastic! More

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The Tap Room at the Mayflower Inn & SpaThe Tap Room at the Mayflower Inn & Spa
76 reviews
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Continental | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

First visit by my best friend to my new home in Litchfield. More

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Carbone's RistoranteCarbone's Ristorante
708 reviews
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Italian | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

We came for Roman night with the wine pairing. It was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed every course. We left very full More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - West HartfordFleming's Steakhouse - West Hartford
966 reviews
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Steak | Hartford / West Hartford, Connecticut

New menu items were a nice surprise. Staff was attentive, and they offered a complimentary item in honor of our birthdays and loyalty. More

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