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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 5 February 2018

Clearly a cut above most other Connecticut restaurants, Firebox serves absolutely wonderful, fresh, creatively prepared and locally sourced food. This is a destination restaurant worth a trip from anywhere. Everything we had (except for the rolls which were a little bland and the espresso which...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

What's the dinner with friends Taste of Hartford it was good and crowded. Service was good the food was good parking is difficult even though they had valet and also I don't know why the open don't open the bar hour before they have dinner....More

Thank O8504MTdavidr
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We visited this restaurant prior to attending a show at the Bushnell. Parking was extremely convenient in a lot next door. We had made a reservation through open table and were seated as soon as we walked in. The restaurant was full, but our table...More

Thank Garrett H
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Firebox is a fantastic restaurant with a great ambience and delicious food. We tried the soup of the day, which was one of the best soups I have ever had. The chocolate mousse dessert was also great. It's a wonderful place to go to for...More

Thank noorm89
Reviewed 23 January 2018

so the bar has a great atmosphere and bar menu and could be a daily eating place or just a good stop for a quick beer the dinner is special place and food that is better than most...somewhat casual setting but still not really a...More

Thank peter a
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Visited Firebox for lunch after touring the Mark Twain house. Nice decor of exposed brick and wood. Seated in a comfortable booth. Simple lunch menu consisting of apps, soups, salads and entrees featuring local ingredients. Hubby had the burger while I had a fresh gemelli...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I had no idea what I was getting into by visiting Firebox. We visited for a late week night dinner. Parking was limited but that frustration quickly went away as soon as we walked in the door! The staff is wonderful; friendly, outgoing and hip...More

1  Thank kirstens214
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have been to Firebox before, but decided to try it for Sunday brunch. The restaurant is just minutes away from Bushnell theater, so it was perfect for brunch before an afternoon matinee show. We started with the spectacular hummus dish, and then I had...More

Thank LaurieR1021
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We came here looking for something different and, up to a point, we found it. The starters showcased the charring and barbequeing conjured up by the name: the sprouts worked better than the peppers because their nuttiness had a depth of flavour nicely accentuated by...More

Thank gerry p
Reviewed 13 October 2017

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
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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
US$31 - US$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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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