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Ficara's Restaurant

577 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-3019
+1 860-296-3238
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (7 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“garlic bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
577 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-3019
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Visiting area for CT golf show and a friend took me to this place and it was out of this world good. After dining here on Thursday night, I went back with other friends on Saturday night. Great Place. I had Chicken Parm both times...More

Thank Dick B
Reviewed 22 December 2016

A group of us who used to work together for many years, many years ago, come together for lunch every december and celebrate here. The portion size is large, the taste is great and the service is good. There is on site parking.

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A little sad to see how much has changed over the years on Franklin Ave in Hartford. Many fond memories of the great Italian festivals from years ago. However, after a long period of time, it was great to see that the exceptional food at...More

Thank tcandcc2016
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and i went to CT for a day trip. We found Ficara's Restaurant on our GPS. The waitress was very nice and when you sit down a pitcher of water is given at your table which was a nice surprise. We ordered drinks...More

Thank Bethany S
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Surprisingly, we were the only people in the restaurant on a fridayevening. Of course, we were concerned about why no one else was there but we had a wonderful experience. We both had veal milanase ($19) which came with a salad and side ofpasta. The...More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We had not been to Ficaras in over twenty years and it hasn't changed at all. The only change is you can no lonber bring your own wine but the food and service was super. We had many of the familiar dishes and they were...More

Thank yogikaren
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Every January and July we look forward to Restaurant week in Hartford and always make Ficara's a prime stop. The food as always was excellent, portions huge, service friendly and attentive. I had eggplant rolatini with prosciutto, spinach and ricotta, (EXCELLENT and the 2 rolatini...More

Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night and the place was almost empty. The service was ok, the food was pretty good and the prices weren't too bad. The food portions were generous. They only serve beer and wine as there is no bar....More

Thank OUtrippin
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Not knowing what to expect, this place was very busy and conveniently located in the once Italian section of Hartford. I admire the fact that it is a 'mom and pop' style cuisine; the dishes were filing but need more zest. The interior had no...More

2  Thank GringoAlto2000
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The "Taste of Hartford" promotion caused us to visit this spot last month with some friends. The special menu for this event had just enough variety to satisfy everyone. The memorable choices were the escargots for an appetizer (large portion with lots of garlic), chicken...More

Thank TheSecretDiner
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 577 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-3019
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-296-3238
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