Highest-rated restaurants in Hartford, according to Tripadvisor

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June 15, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Hartford, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Hartford using rankings from Tripadvisor. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven’t been to yet.

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#30. Ichiban Japanese & Korean

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (77 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Sushi, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 530 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3108
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#29. Arch Street Tavern

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (103 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 85 Arch St, Hartford, CT 06103-2832
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#28. Peppercorn's Grill

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (176 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 357 Main St, Hartford, CT 06106-1824
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#27. Polish National Home of Hartford, Inc.

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (35 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Polish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 60 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford, CT 06106-1909
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#26. Primavera Pub

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: European, Portuguese
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 271 Newington Ave, Hartford, CT 06106-4124
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#25. Republic at The Linden

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 10 Capitol Ave intersection of Main & Capitol, Hartford, CT 06106-1755
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#24. ON20

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (125 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fusion
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 400 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-3102
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#23. The Half Door

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Irish, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 270 Sisson Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3136
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#22. J's Crab Shack

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (168 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2074 Park St Ste 1, Hartford, CT 06106-2051
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#21. L Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (61 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Gastropub
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-2807
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#20. Tisane Tea & Coffee

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (106 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 537 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3048
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#19. J Restaurant Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 297 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106-3324
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#18. Vaughan's Public House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (122 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Irish, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 59 Pratt St, Hartford, CT 06103-1620
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#17. Trinity Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (62 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: European, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 243 Zion St, Hartford, CT 06106-3550
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#16. Bin 228 Wine Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (128 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 228 Pearl St, Hartford, CT 06103-2113
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#15. First & Last Tavern

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 939 Maple Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-2730
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#14. Chowder Pot IV

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (463 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
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#13. Dish Bar and Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (251 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 900 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-2211
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#12. Sorella Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (137 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 901 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1203
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#11. Feng Chophouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (174 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 93 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103-2213
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#10. Vivo Seasonal Trattoria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (214 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-2807
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#9. Carbone's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (195 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 588 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-3092
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#8. Agave Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (271 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 100 Allyn St Frnt, Hartford, CT 06103-1418
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#7. City Steam Brewery

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (734 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 942 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1214
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#6. Black-Eyed Sally's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (498 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 350 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103-2003
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#5. Bear's Smokehouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (477 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 89 Arch St, Hartford, CT 06103-2832
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#4. Trumbull Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (510 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 150 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT 06103-2403
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#3. Max Downtown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (572 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 185 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103-3408
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#2. The Capital Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (411 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 44 Front St, Hartford, CT 06103
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#1. Salute

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,054 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 100 Trumbull St Suite 2, Hartford, CT 06103-2412
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