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Carbone's Restaurant

588 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-3092
+1 860-296-9646
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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588 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-3092
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Old school Italian at it's finest. The staff is great. Very friendly. Mary-Beth always remembers your name. And Vinnie is an excellent chef. The restaurant is very old school elegant and has such a nice ambiance. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebebrated my birthday with my husband and two sons. Wonderful dinner ss always. Our waiter Scott and his assistant made the evening so special. The plate of birthday biscotti was such a pleasant surprise

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We re-discovered Carbone's recently during Restaurant Week. Although there were a number of restaurants from which to choose, we decided to go back to Carbone's because we hadn't been there in years...it just fell off our radar. Well, it's back! We enjoyed the limited menu...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I was a regular forty years ago. the food was classic Italian and the atmosphere sexy and fun. We went back, for old times sake and were pleasantly surprised. The food remains traditional Italian but has been updated, We had the daily pasta bolognaise ala...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Our party of five had delicious meals, and we especially enjoyed the table side preparation from scratch of salad and a flaming dessert of chocolate covered ice cream doused in liqueur. The service was excellent. I would definitely go there again when I am in...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

So happy we tried this place! Have lived in CT for 10 years and our first visit was last week and we are asking ourselves WHY?? Food was absolutely delicious, servers very friendly and atmosphere quiet. A must return location!

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

For reasons we can't remember we hadn't been to Carbones in years after it being our "go to" place for 15 plus years. Anyway, it was my wife's birthday so we decided on Carbone's with friends for her special night. We booked reservations for 7PM...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner. Food delicious as always. Server Scott made the evening. Always a great time! Can't wait to return.

Reviewed 1 May 2017

I'm not in the habit of doing restaurant reviews, but sometimes old habits need to be changed. We've been dining with the Carbone family for years, but last Saturday they exceeded our admittedly high expectations by a new margin. We were there with friends, also...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent Food is average and not tasty Not what you expect from Old School Italian Being from Italy this was a poor representation of our culture and food.

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 588 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-3092
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-296-9646
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