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Firebox Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402 (Capitol Avenue)
+1 860-246-1222
17:30 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 17:30 - 02:00
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Tampa, Florida
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been to Firebox a couple of times and it's always been amazing. The only reason I won't give it 5 stars is the waitstaff is not fabulous, and the parking is awful. The food is wonderful

Thank jjpinney
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been here multiple times and it is always good. Seasonal menu, good bartenders,unique flavors without bring too crazy.

Thank Libi3113
Hartford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firebox is a very well-run and tastefully decorated restaurant. We went there a few years back, and at that time it was one of the most enjoyable dining experiences we had had in a while. Two return visits weren't quite as impressive, but the quality of the food and service is still very high. As the title suggests, it may... More 

Thank dbeharry
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is delicious and fresh and well prepared. The servings are appropriately sized. Don't expect huge servings. The service is very good and friendly. We started with the hummus plate and sweet beet bread. My husband had salmon eggs benny. I had the flannel hash. Only issue is I would have liked a piece of toast with my hash.... More 

Thank Allilluu
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't just listen to my review of this place, Google it to find the concept of what it's all about. Farm to table restaurant so food is pricier, but the dishes are unique. Staff is all people who were homeless/disadvantaged but on the rebound- so they won't look like your typical waitstaff at high end restaurants....but they try hard and... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice dinner with friends at Firebox. It was my first time. Digged the cool, casual urban decor. Dinner was yummy. I also like that they work with local farms. This fact keeps their menu fresh and interesting on a seasonal basis. In addition to really good food you'll enjoy their bar. They have creative mixed drinks and a... More 

Thank Aaliyah M
Hartford, Connecticut
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Best Brussel sprouts I've ever had! Nice and crispy and served in a little skillet! Great flavor . I went with a group of 7. Everyone was pleased with their dinners! Everything was delicious. The service, waiters and busboys were friendly and quick with service . But the hostess, or floor manager, whatever her position...was so rude! They had set... More 

Thank Laura S
Farmington, Connecticut
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486 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Firebox has a menu that varies with the seasons and the availability of local farm fresh produce. The food preparation is creative and flavorful. We recently enjoyed the salmon and rib eye entrees with Brussel sprouts and butternut salad.

Thank Chris F
Coventry, CT
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Firebox is a wonderful and romantic farm to table place. Terrific! Always!! Some unique items that are seasonal and fresh.

Thank GoatgirlCT
Pennington, New Jersey
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411 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Was here for dinner at this edge of downtown restaurant located in near the State capitol building in a renovated forge that offers a farm-to-table New American menu. For my meal I had a Scottish Salmon served with Black pearl lentils and a cilantro sauce reduction. For the drink I had a 12 oz beer from Frangingham. Total cost was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
    (Capitol Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Adjacent to city transportation routes, and within blocks of the train station.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-246-1222

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?