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Chowder Pot IV

165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
+1 860-244-3311
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (72 reviews)
“chowder” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean & spacious; full, varied menu. Surprise clam chowder- Rhode Island, less thick, more broth but VERY delicious! The Seafood Imperial was robust and filling with lots of lobster, scallops & clams to munch on, and the accompanying honey bread was to die for! Altogether...More

1  Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say enough about the prime rib!!!!!!! We went two nights in a row! Excellent service both nights.

Thank Carrie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seafood platter. Shrimp, scallops,fish , calamari, fried. We also shared a scallops platter. Next time we may order broiled. 2 veggies with each order. The best bread loaf.

Thank Irish451006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrific sea food, great cocktails, plenty of parking, right off I-91. Outstanding menu selection. Lobster is plentiful.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here by chance on the way to Martha's Vineyard. Had a great supper. The Ritz cracker stuffed shrimp was excellent. Service was good as well. And of course you have to try the chowder.

Thank Ralph G
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have visited Chowder on braniard road, Hartford several times in the past 4 years. In a recent visit we decided to have a drink at the bar and order take out. I ordered fish and shrimp platter, my husband ordered fish...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My wife commented that "if this was the first time we ate here, we would not be back again". We have been here many times before and were usually pretty satisfied. Not this time. No complaints about the service. Our waitress was excellent. Can't say...More

Thank Tom U
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Worst fish and chips ever. Have tried other foods here that were tasty. This was literally the worst fish and chips I have ever tried. Even though neither of us ate more than 1/2, I was not well the next day.

Thank William H
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Every time I have gone to the Chowder Pot whether alone or with friends I have had a great time. The service is good. The staff is friendly. The food has always been well prepared, presented and exceptionally tasty. Many times when eating out the...More

Thank PastorAndreLMcGuire
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Felt like an old school restaurant which you rarely find anymore. Quiet pleasant meal with excellent food and service. Best shrimp I've had since leaving Florida.

Thank NatureLover1970
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10 July 2017|
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Response from CKR72482 | Reviewed this property |
They have packages & a nice room in the back for functions. Food was good and reasonably priced. My daughter-in-law's bridal shower was there. There were 35 of us. I am sure they could accommodate 40!
Laura C
16 October 2016|
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Response from Jerandnanc | Reviewed this property |
Best to call the restaurant to get the most current information.
25 September 2016|
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Response from Noodlebee | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-244-3311
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