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Firebox Restaurant

539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
+1 860-246-1222
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“duck” (28 reviews)
“brussel sprouts” (18 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this place as I was looking for a place to eat in Hartford. When I ent, its was between their Lunch and dinner services, so just the bar was pen with a limited menu. I almost left as there was no one at...More

Thank Uttiya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our dinner at the Firebox. The octopus in harissa was nicely balanced with the cucumber yogurt slaw for our appetizer. Our scallops were perfectly cooked and surprisingly, paired nicely with the lentil vegetable medley. The real star of the show was the...More

Thank Musicmaker23
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a business lunch with a number of work colleagues recently and had a good time. Had a delicious tomato soup and tuna tacos. I like the fact that this restaurant sources everything locally from CT to promote and support the state's various culinary...More

Thank tbrad82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best French toast I’ve had in a really long time. We went for Sunday brunch - cocktails were yummy and the service was fantastic. Overall, we had a wonderful experience and will definitely be back!

Thank Cammyj14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prior to my most recent experience at Firebox, I had only gone a couple of times for drinks and thought they were great. The bartender made me a couple on the fly after telling her what I like to drink. I've always heard great things...More

Thank cnamdre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Firebox twice in the past month, and give it a solid 4 stars. The menu is very interesting but limited. Price is somewhat expensive. Some menu items are standard fare (i.e., chicken) but with "gourmet" sides and "toppings." Sometimes a little too...More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting menu of fresh farm to table selections. Went for a corporate event so we had a predetermined menu which included the butternut squash soup, salad with fresh cheese and a honey citrus dressing, braised short ribs with pureed root vegetables and a petite carrot...More

Thank jguifarro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My entree was the duck. Wasn't presented as I expected. Thin slices of duck. Each piece should of had crispy skin which it did not, that was disappointing. Sauces were very tasty.

Thank CtUSAMom
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A friend and I took a lovely evening stroll in Elizabeth Park and then decided to have dinner at the Firebox afterward. We sat outside and the whole experience was wonderful. Our waitress was very attentive, charming and friendly and the food and wine were...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. It was a weeknight, not terribly busy, but I have a feeling that the staff is just as attentive on a busy night. The menu is varied and the dishes beautifully prepared. We look forward to a return trip.

Thank K K
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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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