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About ON20

ON20 maintains a singular mission: to offer guests the finest culinary and service experience.
ON20 is one of OpenTable's Top Ten Restaurants for outstanding service, Zagat's top-rated restaurant in Connecticut, and named one of the 100 best scenic-view restaurants in the United States in OpenTable's Diner's Choice Awards.


*applicable taxes and an 20% service charge will be added to all checks

400 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Contemporary French

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 1:30pm; Happy Hour: Wednesday - Friday: 4pm - 7pm; Dinner: Thursday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:00 pm

Cross Street:
State Str. & Columbus Blvd

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(860) 722-5161

Website:
http://www.ontwenty.com/

Catering:
Kindly contact our Event coordinator Dominique Bester for all your catering needs and inquiries.

Parking Details:
The One State St. Garage entrance is located at 400 Columbus Blvd. Parking costs approximately $7 per car.
Please note this is a secure garage.
After 4:00PM gate will be lowered, please push help button and a parking slip with be printed.

Thank you.

Public Transit:
Corner of Main Str. & Columbus Blvd.

Executive Chef:
Jesse Powers

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

We will be having a 6 course Tasting Menu with Beverage pairings for $115* Please advice us of any allergies in your party, as we will need 24hrs for any menu substitutions.

*not inclusive of applicable tax and an 20% service charge.

Private Dining

From intimate weddings to festive showers and anniversary parties, and even corporate holiday celebrations, award winning views, Chef Powers's exemplary cuisine, and widely lauded dedication to service makes ON20 the ultimate event venue.

ON20 Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

93% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (18)
Special Occasion (17)
Good for a Date (13)
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Good for Anniversaries (12)
Romantic (11)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Business Meals (8)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Worth the Drive (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Cozy (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Authentic (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
Waterfront (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Desserts were the highlight of the meal. The dinner was good, but nothing too special. The desserts were out of this world though. Would go back just for dessert

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

My brother and I had one of best duck here.
The presentation were lovely.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

When we made reservations online, there is an option special request and we did, we came here for our anniversary celebration we requested a table by the window, when we arrived the hostess sat us a table in middle of the room instead and stated first come first serve..?????if we’re walking in we absolutely understand but we made reservation, we choose this restaurant because of their location ‘on 20’ and now we talking of the food, the stater menu is terrible the mushroom soup is just a clear soup with two pieces of some sorts of mushrooms swimming in it, the poached eggs, the oysters and caviar is yikes and over priced, I giving 2* because the. Wine selection is good and the service at the table was great, overall I would not come back here again or recommend to friends, very disappointed customer

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Fabulous 5 course new years dinner.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food and the view are the best in Hartford. You can't go wrong here whether its business lunch or evening affair.

Tags: Scenic View, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

This was our second visit to On20, and we ordered the Chef’s tasting menu with wine pairings. Amazing food and wine! Creatively prepared and presented. Each offering was exquisite! Favorite wine was the 2012 Riesling paired with cauliflower soup. We will be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

This restaurant is different and has great views. It is perfect for quiet anniversary dinner.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Holiday staff lunch

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 (New England)·Dined on December 12, 2017

I visited the restaurant for celebration of my wife. The food and service were wonderful. We chose prix fixe menu and the combination of food from appetizer to dessert was great.

And also the view of connecticut river from the restaurant is great too.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

This was our third visit to ON20. Mike, the maitre ‘d was gracious and friendly as has been our experience previously.
The food was lovely, but would suggest something to accompany the beef, such as small potato preparation. And a more expanded menu would be a plus.
But all in All it’s a lovely experience, fabulous view and a restaurant where you can actually carry in a conversation. Most places now cater to Millennials, with hard surfaces and small tables. So nice to dine at an “adult restaurant”

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Always an interesting menu, Michael and his team are friendly, professional, and prompt.
A great experience

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

It’s been a while since I visited On20. The menu changed to more upscale which was good to see. Meats and sauces were good as usual. I think adding more vegetables to entrees would work to their advantage.

Tags: Cozy, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Scenic View, Business Meals, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Beautiful restaurant and fantastic service. Food excellent with on point presentation

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

It was our first visit to ON20, it is a beautiful restaurant with excellent staff and delicious food. We’ll be back!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Excellent food and service. Our view from our table was amazing!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Delightful dinner at ON20. We were treating our friends and wanted to take them someplace special, ON20 certainly filled the bill. Excellent professional service, with maitre’d’s help in seating us at a table with a spectacular view that would accommodate a wheelchair. The food was terrific & we loved the new decor. Elegant, yet comfortable .

Tags: Business Meals, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

While the restaurant is very old school and classy, great views as well, extremely dissapointed in the food. My fiance and I have been wanting to go here for some time and everything was just bad, the appetizers, the main courses, and the deserts. Service wasnt the best either. Bill was around $250 and was the biggest robbery ever, awful stuff.

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

My fiancé proposed to me at this restaurant, it was absolutely beautiful, the service was amazing. Taylor was our waitress and actually knew exactly what my now fiancé was about to do, she kept it calm and friendly. I literally had no clue what was about to happen, afterwards she and another gentleman named Mike came in to congratulate us on our new engagement. They went above and beyond for us, we dinned in a private room with a view of downtown hartford, food was great and well prepared... overall one of the best nights of my life and most memorable, thanks to the staff and our waitress Taylor.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on September 8, 2017

Very nice restaurant with great food! Staff were very nice and friendly and even people like us who are not used to high end dining felt comfortable dining there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Welcoming, accommodating & personal service, thoughtful, carefully presented food, delicious, perfect portions, warm ambiance, 5 star all around. Difficult to beat the views...

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Tasting Menu, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Excellent. Delicious and great service!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Excellent food and service. Pricy.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

After rave reviews, we could not wait to spend our 40th anniversary at this fine dining restaurant. The views are beautiful and the decor is elegant and very comfortable. Our complaint was the portion sizes were extremely small (my watermelon salad had minute pieces of watermelon - 3 logs the size of half a hot dog and 1 mm size pieces for the rest.) and the pork chop was OK - a bit overcooked and with no sides (unless you count the 1 Tablespoon of potato comfit) We have eaten at fine dining restaurants all over CT and were not expecting huge portions, but this was not even close. They didn't even have any sides on the menu to order. For the price, it was not worth it at all. We left hungry and went somewhere else for apps. The server was pleasant, but was she NOT trained for fine dining. The evening was disappointing given the reviews we read. Would not return.

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·Dined on August 16, 2017

From the moment my daughter and I walked in we felt so at home! The service was absolutely amazing, the ambiance was spectacular, and the view was breathtaking. This isn't typically the first restaurant that comes to mind when dining with my 5 year old daughter, but we wanted to share a special evening together, and boy did ON20 deliver! The food was delicious and the wine pairings were genius. The Chef came out and greeted the guests, and gave my daughter and I a tour of the kitchen. The level engagement and service from everyone was incredible. I could not have asked for a better experience and we were both so happy we chose to spend our special night here!

Tags: Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 16, 2017

We experienced a great setting with exceptional food. Creative tasting menu and wine matching. Will come back.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 16, 2017

Had a business luncheon here - firstly, the view is spectacular from the 20th floor! The food selections were wonderful - we had the fluke and the cucumber mosaic. Both apps were delicious and delicate. I had the petite beef which had a wonderful salsa verde base and was cooked perfectly medium rare. My colleague enjoyed the Torbot which looked gorgeous in presentation, and he mentioned it was perfectly light and crispy. The chef sent us some desserts out, the deconstructed carrot cake being the star of the show. The roasted strawberries were wonderful as well.
All in all a wonderful experience. Parking and getting up the the restaurant is a time-consuming process (we parked in the parking garage, walked up one level to an elevator that went to the 3rd floor, then had to catch another elevator across the lobby to get up to the 20th floor where the restaurant resides). Service was excellent; attentive and detailed.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Very impressive in all ways - have picked up right where they left off w the talented jeff lizotte and now have a talented jesse powers - food was cooked brilliantly
- very well presented
- lots of creativity in flavors and textures for all courses
- cheese plate selection was outstanding
- dining room is aethestically pleasing as is the floor to ceiling window view possibility of the downtown skyline

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Professional service, wonderful food and a great view made for a memorable evening with friends.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Wonderful lunch, great service & the best views of the CT River & downtown Hartford.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 4, 2017

Wifes favorite restaraunt. Service unsurpassed, every menu item an experience. A top shelf bar. View among the best of any restaraunt in Connecticut. Wine list superb.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

We decided to try ON20 for the Hartford Restaurant week. The ambiance, service, and overall experience was wonderful. It being restaurant week, the menu was had many more options than other restaurants that were participating. The food did not blow me away, but was overall pretty tasty. It was all beautifully plated though. The drink/cocktail menu was pretty great too. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a special night out.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great restaurant and staff. Everyone is extremely friendly. Antonio is a great bartender and very helpful with the drink selection. The food and the view are top notch !

Tags: Scenic View, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Beautiful restaurant. Interesting menu and flavors, slightly inconsistent execution. Lovely but slow service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Excellent service and food. Host Michael and bar tender are amazing.

Tags: Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on July 22, 2017

The staff, food, atmosphere, and view made for a wonderful night out.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 20, 2017

I have been going to On20 for many years. The new chef, Jesse Taylor, lives up to and enhances the reputation of this fine restaurant with his menu and his presentations. First, let me tell you that I love this place because the tables are spread apart and the restaurant is quiet enough to encourage conversation. Two, the view is spectacular. You are on the 20th floor of the Hartford Steamer Boiler building, with a fine view of the Connecticut River. Three, the menu is interesting without being weird - Always a lot of options for a variety of palates. And, lastly the service is unsurpassed.

Truly one of the top restaurants in the state. Go and experience it.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Scenic View
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Another strong ON20 outing. Went for lunch & wasn't aware Taste of Hartford was on -- very nice menu and Michael as usual there to greet us, guide us through wine selection and support the serving staff. The redesign looks good and the view is as scenic as always, but the food yet again was excellent -- tried the Fluke Crudo, Sweet Corn Veloute, Striped Bass, Berkshire Pork Chop, and the "Carrot Cake" & Chocolate Pot de Creme.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 18, 2017

Second time and once again pleased. The service is superb. They are warm, friendly, pleasant and provide the best guidance on the food. The food is beautifully plated and delicious.

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Tapas, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu
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 (New England)·Dined on July 15, 2017

ON20 in Hartford continues as the per-eminent restaurant in town. This is a five star experience and well worth the five star price. The view is fantastic. If you are visiting Hartford make sure this is on your list!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 29, 2017

Great night. Food, views, staff and atmosphere were outstanding. Look forward to dining there again!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Scenic View
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