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Black-Eyed Sally's

350 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103-2003
+1 860-278-7427
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“catfish” (26 reviews)
“cornbread” (63 reviews)
“ribs” (56 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
350 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103-2003
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Black-Eyed Sally's
1. Wonderful truly southern food
"their cornbread is to die for!"
Margaret D
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2. Awesome place
"Great Sunday brunch."
A TripAdvisor Member
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3. Great blues @@and@@ food.
"fried chicken and waffles was really great"
beverley d
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the look of this restaurant! The bartender was so friendly, we had a great convo with he and another patron. We had the deviled eggs- definitely recommend them! and a bbq platter- pulled pork, ribs, sausage, with cheese grits. My favorite was the pulled...More

Thank Katie C
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I traveled two hours to see the Nick Moss Band here recently. Great Blues band if you get a chance to see them. Reservations I strongly suggest here. The food & service were both outstanding & this place was jam packed with restaurant patrons. The...More

Thank Winfred B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by a driver for the bus that goes around the downtown area. We weren't sure since it was "funkier" than we normally would go to. We were there after the usual lunch time so it was not very crowded. The food was very good,...More

Thank Allan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place.. great food, BBQ, service and music... pulled pork heaven, brisket... can’t wait to come back .....👍👍👍👍👍

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Fun place! I would highly recommend that if you get a chance to check this place out! Our group had the deviled eggs, gumbo, jambalaya, shrimp po boy and damn good chicken...everything was great!

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate dinner couple times at this restaurant during my visit in Hartford CT. It was in walking Distance from my walking distance.

Thank flie4free
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice menu..Close to Bushnell Park and the Capitol Building in Hartford. Live music. Nice Bartenders and clean bathrooms. Owned by a lovely couple and the atmosphere is full of all kind of memos from all over the country and all different time periods. The...More

Thank kabey616
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We visited Black-eyed Sally's for lunch. Both of our sandwiches were excellent. The home made chips and coleslaw were great. Servoce was excellent. The place is nicely decorated and clean. Parking is on the street.

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Sally's is a casual bar and restaurant. There are good beers on tap and bartenders that can mix great cocktails. The barbeque meats are very good. The live music is excellent. (Call or Google for entertainment schedule.)

Thank Geno1015
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A fun restaurant to visit with a charming and unique atmosphere that adds a little soul to downtown Hartford. The lively blues music and eclectic decor complete with a large painting of Elvis Presley inside the front door was really fun. The service was a...More

Thank Kristin M
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Pamela S
30 January 2016|
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Response from 903Tina_M | Reviewed this property |
I had ordered the cheesy grits and some ribs, (neither of which had nuts) but having celiac disease, I looked over the menu pretty carefully and don't remember any nuts being in the entrees. But I probably wouldn't say the... More
6 January 2015|
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Response from MMouseMD | Reviewed this property |
Yes to TV in the Bar (2), and No to the private bathrooms-PUBLIC.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Asylum St, Hartford, CT 06103-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-278-7427
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Come sink your teeth into our award winning bar-b-que and Southern cooking served up in a juke joint atmosphere. We are open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, and feature live blues & jazz music. Try some of our house specialties such as Ribs, Pulled Pork, Jambalaya, and Blackened Catfish. Top it off with some Pecan Pie and you'll be hooked. At Sally's we feed your mouth and your soul!
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