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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
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
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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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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were in Hartford for a wedding and decided to treat ourselves to a nice brunch. It was perfect. Great place with delicious food, huge windows, lots of light and friendly staff. Food was fresh and surprisingly filling. The coffee was high quality and free refills. We also liked the restaurant's mission, investment and connection with the local community.

1 Thank emilyctorres
Cheshire, Connecticut
Level Contributor
24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My husband and I had dinner here on Wed. night before going to The Bushnell. I've got to cut to the chase and just say, their food is quite good, but both courses that I had were not served hot, they were warm. I got the butternut squash soup for my appetizer and it was warm. I realize it can't... More 

Thank JMar0616
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had a nice dinner. I really liked that we could get organic chicken, and it was delicious. I had a glass of the muscato it was nice and sweet and I really enjoyed it. My husband had the duck and he didn't love it, but I am not a fan of duck and never like it anywhere. The place... More 

Thank goodeats22
Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Food and atmosphere was fantastic. Menu had something for everyone. Service was helpful and friendly but not very consistent. Brought the wrong drink and small-plate after initial order. Restaurant ran out of bread. Other than those two minor things, great spot. Awesome flavors. Salmon, Duck and Chicken were all cooked perfectly and would recommend all three. Looking forward to next... More 

Thank ACreigh1
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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139 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

While there are not a lot of selections on the menu, there is something for everyone! Everything was so fresh! I had the special grilled eggplant and sweet potato purée to start, wonderful! My husband had the kale salad, it was good, but there are other nice choices. Waitress was excellent. Only downside was the food seem to take a... More 

Thank GlobeBiker141
Hanover, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Firebox has a wonderful brunch menu selection. We had the kielbasa which came with grits and the egg sandwich with chicken sausage along with a side of brussel sprouts. The food is locally sourced so that's probably why the greens and everything else was so delicious. Service was friendly and efficient. We enjoyed eating outside in the sunshine.

Thank kathym552015
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Love the brunch at Firebox. We had a group for brunch a few weeks ago. Great booze brunch cocktails -lots to choose from. Food was excellent, fresh and unique. We each had a brunch entree and shared a few sides- I had the quiche was was a truly great choice- tried the french toast-- a winner- also tried the hummus,... More 

Thank travelsalot45
Bedford, Texas
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a really fantastic dinner. Kicked it off with roasted Brussels sprouts!! I mean... Really amazing! Followed them with a beautifully cooked black pearl salmon. Lovely setting inside or outside.

Thank Linda-On-the-Road
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

because I was very disappointed with this restaurant. Had heard good reports and took an opportunity to try it. The place was not busy and I cannot remember exactly what I ordered but it was terrible. I am a foodie who was raised to eat anything as well as clean my plate so it is very difficult to disappoint me.... More 

Thank Beverly M
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51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

A changing menu, locally sourced food, good service. Well worth the trip. Bar at front is nicely done.

Thank Lyle W

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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?