We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

J Restaurant Bar

297 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106-3324
+1 860-527-7764
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
2 weeks ago
“I would eat here every day, my colleagues won't”
27 Feb 2017
“Nice Taste of Hartford meal”
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
American, Italian, Bar, International, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
297 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106-3324
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (50)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

When you want good food, at an affordable price and more importantly,served within your lunch hour - J's is perfect! Great, fresh food, served fast and with a smile. The Chicken Cesar is one of my favorites. Also, you never know which famous politicians may...More

Thank WeHaFoodCritic
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has good reviews and looks like a nice restaurant. Also the prices are a little higher than other places in the area, so you'd think it's nice. The staff was friendly and the place is clean, however my food was not good at...More

Thank michaela t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy J's and love the signature salad with spinach and chicken. The dressing is awesome too. My colleagues however are not as thrilled with the place, they They will eat there and enjoy a good meal, just not every day.

Thank I7294WDnancya
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Had a Taste of Hartford meal that offered a variety of choices. Apps: asparagus soup that was brothy rather than creamy sprinkled with crabmeat, interesting change from cream of asparagus, but only a slight hint of asparagus flavor; J's salad was good as usual. Entree:...More

Thank Xjuiceman
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We waited too long to book a pre-theater reservation and thought J might be a good option given its distance from downtown. So glad we went. Two of us had the filet mignon au poivre. The meat was delicious and sauce had a nice, not...More

Thank Niborcire
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with colleagues. First time. Was convenient and had parking lot which got pretty packed by 5pm when we arrived. I never saw a hostess upon entering or leaving the restaurant. Service, in general, however, was good. Tried several appetizers(liked coconut shrimp) and...More

Thank kkr67
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great service and a relaxing atmosphere. Can't wait to go again. Crab cakes were all crab and no filler. The Tuscan shrimp pizza was also very tasty.

Thank DavidP4
Reviewed 28 May 2016

On Girls' Night Out and running late for a show at the Bushnell (Dirty Dancing - fab!!!), all we had to do was let our waiter know we were in a rush. He made great recommendations and got our orders in fast, then served drinks...More

Thank Molly S
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Walked over at 12:30 pm and we had plenty of seating. We ordered a starter of brucetta with fresh cherry tomatoes and drizzled with balsmic. We each ordered a burger which was cooked perfectly, the fries were thin and crispy. Always great service and never...More

Thank Shelir22
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I have visted twice now and both visits I was greeted at seated promptly, given a menu, offered a drink and served all in a very well-timed manner. Food was excellent quality and quantity and looked, tasted and smelt amazing. I will happily return again,...More

Thank Richard P
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Adolf's Meats & Sausage Ktchn
9 reviews
.73 km away
El Nuevo Sarape Restaurant
11 reviews
.54 km away
Campus Pizza
5 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
398 reviews
1.42 km away
Connecticut State Capitol
141 reviews
1.22 km away
Bushnell Park
152 reviews
1.40 km away
Bushnell Center for Performing Arts
154 reviews
1.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from J Restaurant Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106-3324
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-527-7764
  • E-mail