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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.


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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

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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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.6

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

84% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (27)
Special Occasion (22)
Romantic (20)
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Good for Anniversaries (19)
Good for a Date (18)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Business Meals (10)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Cozy (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Waterfront (3)
Great Beer (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Organic (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Healthy (2)
Authentic (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Casual (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Fun (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Live Music (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
People Watching (1)
Seasonal (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Spectacular food with creative blend of flavors. Small portions though, for the price. Impressive cocktails, wine list and craft beers as well. Beautiful views of Connecticut River and the downtown area including I 91. Great service and friendly staff.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Great service! Very limited food menu. Beautiful Location!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Service was appalling. Asked to explain a dish the waiter confessed that he hadn't tried it and knew little about it only that "customers seem to like it". Unacceptable for this caliber restaurant. Also, our main dishes (the ribeye special) were horribly undercooked and under seasoned. We sent them back. Did they prepare a new dish. Nope.; they stuck what was there under some heat for a bit and sent it back out. Unacceptable for this caliber restaurant. We've been to ON20 several times and the last three times have been disappointing to say the least. We will NOT be back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We have been here a few times over the yrs. mike was super nice. But service was terrible. We had three courses and it took an hour between each course! For fine dining this is unacceptable. After completing each course, it took a while for someone to take away the empty dishes. Was the restaurant short staffed ? Our waiter had to bus a table. When we wanted to order desserts he hastily dropped the plates and seemed short with us. It doesn’t take an hour to cut cheese and prep one dessert!
Entrees and desserts were delicious but the raw celery root app was one of the worst things I have ever eaten.
We won’t be returning sad to say.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

VERY DISSAPOINTING. Terrible service for an overpriced meal. Left without drinks (water or cocktails) for 15 minutes two seperate occasions . Waiter was flustered ,miserable, not helpful and cold.
There was also a couple who were having an outright argument at their table about their personal problems in which the woman was talking so loud we felt like we were part of the conversation. A manager did not intervene or apologize but it pretty much went with the theme of the night “A Terrible Experience”. I will not be recommending this restaurant to anyone and will be reaching out to the manager to express my complaints!
STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Service a tad slow, especially the drink service. Food of it usual good quality.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

It's been a number of years since i had been to ON20. In fact it was under another name then. A wonderful and elegant restaurant. The view is spectacular of course but the whole experience was wonderful. Service was a little slow but i believe they had a wedding reception going on. It was so nice we didn't want to be rushed anyway. Highly commend.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, People Watching, Quiet Conversation
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Gracious wait staff, spectacular view from skyscraper location, tasty & elite cuisine. Presentation was gorgeous, as you might expect at this level of restaurant. Easy parking in the building's attached parking garage, with validation from the restaurant. Upscale and classy.

If money is no object, you could never get tired of eating here. If cost is a factor in your restaurant choice, then this is not an everyday option; but on20 would be an excellent place for birthdays, anniversaries, or other big celebrations. Would make a very special location for a wedding rehearsal dinner.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Organic, Romantic, Waterfront, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Wonderful early Valentine's dinner. Terrific venue with exceptional staff and gourmet food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We went to ON20 during Restaurant Week. We loved everything put in front of us. We thought for sure that we would not be able to finish it all but somehow even the dessert plates wound up empty. This restaurant is definitely a step above; the ambiance is impressive. The staff alone were all friendly, professional and efficient. Make reservations well in advance for a special occasion.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Went for first time during Hartford restaurant week. Food was delicious, service friendly and professional. We enjoyed the evening.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Food and drinks were very good. Service was great. Ambiance was great.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Quiet Conversation
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Went to On20 with my boyfriend. We live downtown and never knew about it until I looked up unique places to eat in Hartford. More than impressed with what we experienced. Great service, beautiful views, and romantic enviroment.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We had been looking forward to trying this restaurant after hearing great reviews for a long time. We were very disappointed. The food was fair, did not come out hot, some would say very small portions. Service was friendly and good. You get a nice view of the city. We were told they had a new chef. I do not recommend.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Was somewhat disappointed hat they were only offering the taste of Hartford menu. Short rib was a little dry.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Ambience nice, however the service could better...

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Exceptional

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Decor is dated. Feels like old folk’s home cafeteria. Food was ok. Service a bit slow.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 19, 2018

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 on January 18, 2018

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 13, 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..????? Well if we’re walk ins we absolutely understand the policy 1 st come 1st serve but we’ve made reservation, we choose this restaurant because of their location ‘on 20’
and now we talking about 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 friendly, overall I would not come back here again or recommend to friends, very disappointed customer

Tags: Scenic View
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vip
 (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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 (New York Area)·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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vip
 (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 25, 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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 (San Francisco)·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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 (New York Area)·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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 (New York Area)·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 23, 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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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 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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 (New York Area)·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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