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Firebox Restaurant

539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
+1 860-246-1222
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“duck” (28 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (12 reviews)
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always we had a great dinner at the Firebox with friends. One of my favorite restaurants in Hartford. Great selection of Farm to Table food and great drinks as well. A must visit!

Thank Jutta H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to Firebox for a pre-theater dinner for the first time in a few years, and we were very pleased to find it as good as it had been our first time there. The menu is still innovative and enticing, and the portions are...More

Thank J J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, son and I just dined at Firebox. We had a wonderful dining experience. We especially loved the Brussels sprouts for a starter and the octopus. Gave in and shared the chocolate Guinness cake for dessert. Worth every calorie!!

Thank missy64sully
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great decor and knowledgeable service. The food was outstanding, presented well and every meal was perfectly cooked. 1 of the 4 dinners was a special which we agreed was the best meal at the table but the only downfall was I️t was a tiny portion!...More

Thank billnoho
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This past weekend, we hosted a large group of family and friends at Firebox. We had eaten there once before and been impressed. This time, not only was the food terrific, but the staff handled our group very efficiently--and we were not the only large...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 2 May 2018

dont worry they have valet parking and i have parked on the street multiple times wiht no issues. for some not comfortable with Hartford a bit intimidating but ignore this is a culinary delight...you are getting exceptional and unique food in a very cosy brick...More

Thank peter a
Reviewed 2 May 2018

There are two areas in which to sit: the tavern and the dining room. The tavern has a separate menu. Food is good, with daily specials offered. We both had fish, which was nicely prepared. We ordered a carrot cake to share, which was really...More

Thank HartfordOwl
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We came for brunch on easter and it was phenomenal ! 💛 The staff was friendly, the food was incredible and the atmosphere was perfect for parties of any size. Our party included people visiting from southern Connecticut, Indianapolis & Baltimore...and they were ALL blown...More

Thank ElleTerrell
Reviewed 1 April 2018

What a lovely meal we had here and what a surprise to find such a treasure in Hartford. I had the salmon, my husband tried the lamb bolognese. Fabulous! Our waiter was terrific, the wine and beer list is quite good.

Thank Jody1975
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend after work for a happy hour and early dinner. We sat in the bar area and ordered some of the special happy hour drinks. The happy hour appetizers were well priced, however I will say I felt the entrees...More

Thank SammiDeRosa
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25 April 2018|
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Response from O8504MTdavidr | Reviewed this property |
there is a room in the back for 50 people you'll have to call and double-check but I'm pretty sure they could accommodate you. the parking lot is small they do have valet service but I would ask street parking is difficult... More
Annie P
26 March 2017|
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Response from Chuck V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Shouldn't be a problem. In cases like that I usually mention to the server that we have tickets to a show and they will ensure you make it on time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
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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