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Chef Torla has created a globally eclectic menu that emphasizes intense flavors and satisfying textures. Progressive cross-cultural dishes offer variations of familiar foods around the world. The menu features a collection of tasters and tapas as well as larger entrees that are meant to tantalize a discriminating palate as well as simply deliver some great comfort food. Located in one of Hartford's premier locations, Trumbull Kitchen introduces new excitement in both menu and atmosphere.
Chicken Pad Thai
rice noodles, snap peas, sweet peppers, lime-chili sauce, roasted peanuts
Seafood Pad Thai
rice noodles, gulf shrimp, scallops, lime-chili sauce, roasted peanuts
Grilled Marinated Hanger Steak
shiitake mushrooms, soy caramel sauce, broccolini, French fries
Brett was awesome during out Happy Hour pre-game meal. Our party of 3 had a fabulous time!
Great meal. Waiter overheard I'm experimenting being a vegetarian, and he brought over Veg. menu. Some good choices. Should maybe publicize more.
I like the ambiance and the service... my meal was pretty good (seafood pad Thai), but my wife’s meal was pretty dry and disappointing (bacon wrapped short ribs). I’ve eaten lunch here before and thought it would be a good place for my anniversary dinner. I was wrong...
Trumbull Kitchen is our favorite restaurant in downtown Hartford because of its amazing consistency. The food is always great particularly as there are always new, innovative dishes to try. The service is crisp and unobtrusive and they always get us out on time to get to our event.
It was packed on Saturday night but we were seated right away and everyone commented on the fact that despite the full house, we could easily hear one another. It is so nice not to have been deposited at the bar for 20 minutes beforehand.
We had an excellent dinner and I was pleased when our server, knowing our show started at 8:00, brought our check with our coffee so we could leave when we were ready and not have to hunt her down. All in all...it was another A+ experience.
Nice place, and it filled up at noon on a Saturday. Good menu offerings, and tasty dishes. Hope to return sometime.
Great food, eclectic menu...lots of game meat (alligator!) on the daily specials menu...plus attentive staff. Trumbull Kitchen is a bright spot in the Hartford restaurant scene. Keep up the good work!
UCONN had a game that night, that’s the reason for the noise level.
Our meals and our server were very good.
The beet salad was excellent and so was the hanger steak. My wife’s Cobb Salad looked beautiful but she said it wasn’t very flavorful. Nice ambience and very convenient to downtown venues like Theatreworks.
Dinner was an excellent experience. Brendan our server was great and the food was spectacular. I also want to mention the drinks were perfect.
Ok. Very average food but price was higher so value was low
Food was terrible. Salad was only radicchio; no cheese. Pizza undercooked
Food and service are always good at TK.
I liked my meal a great deal, but my wife was not as pleased with hers. This relates just to the food, not the company.
We've been a few times, you can always count on it being noisy and it was. Game night!
Food, baby zucchini and chicken sandwich, were very disappointing, lacked any distinctive flavor or reason to be on the plate. Burger was better, but you'd expect it to be.
The food was absolutely delicious and our waiter was knowledgeable about everything on the menu and very friendly. I highly recommend this place for a date night or after work drinks.
Hi Gabry, Thank you so much for the great review. We appreciate you recommending us. We hope to see you back in soon!!! Thanks, David Mascolo Trumbull Kitchen
Excellent as always! Kaley was a terrific server... attentive without being over the top.
Hi Eric, Thank you for the fantastic review. We thank you for being a loyal guest. See you soon!! Thanks, David Mascolo Trumbull Kitchen
Trumbull Kitchen was an amazing culinary experience with creative dishes and a delightful atmosphere! Loved it!
Wow thank you for the 5 star review. We all appreciate it!!! thanks, David Trumbull Kitchen
Great food and great service! Love the vibe of the restaurant
The menu is filled with excellent and tempting choices, hard to decide. We both thoroughly enjoyed our meals.
Hi Penny, Thank you for your tremendous review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your meals and service. Thanks again, David Mascolo Trumbull Kitchen
Trumbull Kitchen was the perfect place. The food and the service was excellent. We had a reservation and were seated immediately. Trumbull Kitchen had gluten free options and also accommodated a dairy free request. We will definitely return to Trumbull Kitchen.
We sat right next a computer that all the servers used; we were told and they were told repeatedly not to use but kept bumping our chair.
Our server was very attentive, engaging and helpful. The food was excellent- chicken dumplings, special of the day selections and bread pudding.
Dear William, Thank you for the great review. We are excited to hear you enjoyed your food and service. See you soon!! thanks, David Mascolo Trumbull Kitchen
I went to Trumbull Kitchen for an early Valentine’s Day date and had a good experience overall. The food was nicely presented and delicious. The only slightly negative aspect of the dinner was the service. Our waiter took a long time to approach our table and it took a while to get our drinks. We also noticed he was much quicker to serve other tables for some reason but ignored ours. I would still return but hopefully not have the same waiter.
We had a party of 4 for a business lunch. The service was good, the food was interesting and tasty, and the atmosphere is great for business.
Our family ate there for a weekend convention! Great drinks, great food( I had a Taste of Hartford special meal)! We were near a large party but the noise level was acceptable. The chef owner came over to that table and hung out for a bit! Definitely will be back next time we are in Hartford!
Trumbull Kitchen is always a fun place to eat and drink! It was a busy Saturday night and the place was hopping. Good drinks and attentive service made it easy to have a good time. The menu is varied and interesting, something for everyone! One of the NY strips was a bit on the rare side but it was quickly corrected. The Orzo seafood entree was fresh and delicious. The flourless chocolate cake was perfect! And the valet parking made arriving and departing safe and easy! A great evening at TK!
Dear Robert, Thank you for the great review and feedback. We can't wait for your return see you soon!!! Thanks, David Mascolo Trumbull Kitchen
Wonderful food and atmosphere.
We really enjoyed our dining experience from beginning to end. Such a treat to enjoy food we wouldn’t prepare at home. Also, our server Brendan was EXCEPTIONAL!
Hi Kristyn, Thank you for the great review. Very happy to hear you had such a great time. I will share with Brendan and the rest of the staff. We will see you soon thanks, David Mascolo Trumbull Kitchen
The Filet appetizer was amazing!! Server was spectacular.
For a Friday night it was very lively but the food and service was lovely!
We were there for lunch; service was slow (which it shouldn't be when people are working and on their lunch hour) but food good as always.
Had my birthday dinner here; unfortunately my friend was unable to join me before a UConn game due to illness. Melissa, my terrific server, made my experience, although solo, the best; such a sweetheart and terrific server! I had my favorite, the short ribs, and as always they were terrific. I highly recommend the Moscow Mules, a delightful accompaniment to a great meal! My thanks to Dave...for the delicious creme brûlée dessert and to both Dave and Melissa for making my day special! TK folks, you’re a class act!
Hi, It was our great pleasure thank you for the fantastic review. I have already shared with Melissa she was delighted. We hope to see you soon on the next game day Thanks, David Mascolo Trumbull Kitchen
Meal was great, interesting menu! Service was wonderful and all waitstaff were very attentive. A little expensive but overall decent.
Our reservation was for 3:45pm but it would have been nice to know beforehand that we could only order from the lunch menu which is sparse. The food was awesome!
Very happy to be at Trumbull Kitchen again. The staff is lovely and so is the ambiance. We were there for "Taste of Hartford" which is reasonably priced. Our food was very good and the drinks and wine selection is as well. We look forward to returning to Trumbull Kitchen.
Hi Lisa, Thank you very much for a fantastic review. I shared this with Whitney she loved it. We will see you soon!!! Thanks, David Mascolo Trumbull Kitchen
One of the best restaurants we’ve tried in CT so far (been here a year). Cool space, good lighting, nice bar and has an event room. Parked in the garage right next to the restaurant (helped, given that it was raining). They have a lot of small plate offerings which was great as we didn’t quite know what we wanted, but wanted something a bit different. We tried 4: all were excellent (I didn’t like the fried mini-zucchini, but that was because of the cheese and is a personal taste (my wife liked-it... she likes the stinky cheeses). We had the filet dish, Chang mai curried noodles and the volcano roll also. Portions were great. We split everything and were satisfied. We also finished with a S’mores tart, which disappointed me as I expected a warm component and not a cold dish. The meal was very reasonably priced. We will definitely be back and definitely recommend.
The food was good but service was lacking until near the end of the meal. Our server seemed not to care and took long periods to come back by our table but would check on others
Went for Taste of Hartford. The salad was just ok. The steaks we both ordered were not good. The desserts were pretty good. The waitress was good.
Decided to try out Trumbull Kitchen for the Taste of Hartford 2020 menu they are running. Service was slow at first, waited about 15 minutes before anyone even greeted us at our table or brought water. Once our waitress came though she was very attentive and made sure everything came out on time.
Iceberg Salad as first course was massive in and of itself! Very tasty. Decided on the steak as second course and my fiance chose the peppered chicken. Steak had quite a bit of fat on it, but it was a large cut of meat so there was plenty good left. Fiance loved the chicken! Flourless chocolate cake to finish and was definitely the best part of our three course experience. Amazing berry sauce on the top.
Overall, I'd like to go back and give it another try outside of Taste Of.
Trumbull Kitchen offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (860) 493-7417.
Trumbull Kitchen is rated 4.2 stars by 2314 OpenTable diners.