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City Steam Brewery

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942 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1214
+1 860-525-1600
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 23:30 - 01:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The ambiance of the place is what tipped this into 4 star territory vs 3. The beers they have available are great, really good selection of different types sure to please even the beer snob friends in the group. The food was hit or miss. I had an amazing burger, kinda different because they used a quesadilla as a bun... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having worked for quite a few years right down the street, we would frequent this place often for Happy Hour. Good food w/nice microbrew selection. And if a "naughty nurse" fits your fancy, buy the glass too! Fun place. Would like to try the comedy downstairs some time too.

Thank tawisn
Charlotte, North Carolina
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152 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first meal stop while in Hartford. It was about 3 blocks from Hilton Hotel. The food and drinks were good, unfortunately I had no room for dessert.

Thank RevSanWill
River Edge
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st time ever-Went for two flights of beers & a huge pretzel before the 1st game ever @ DD park & the beers & pretzel didn't disappoint. The service was a little spotty & our server was a little obnoxious-rubbed my wife the wrong way. Wouldn't stop us from coming back & trying other food & drinking more beer.

Thank Anthony C
West Hartford, CT
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118 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in the other night before the Yard Goats game. Very attractive and spacious restaurant so there was no wait for a table. The waitress was a bit slow and kept apologizing. Not sure for what. The food arrived quickly enough and was ok. Nothing special.

Thank Richard J
Hartford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

City Steam is a GREAT place in downtown Hartford. Mainly because of the atmosphere that sits inside this historic space... The beer is not bad, the bar scene is also great--especially if you want to watch your favorite team on one of their 100 TVs in the room. The restaurant area is spacious and reminds you of NYC. There's also... More 

Thank MrsBtravelstheWorld
Bonita Springs, Florida
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253 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Comedy show and the comedians were very funny. The basement does appear like a fire trap but there are three exits that I checked out right away. The prices are fair. The service was very friendly and efficient. The food is quite good. The fish tacos were fresh and plentiful. The fried pickles are fun. Bean burger... More 

Thank FabulousTL
Hartford, Connecticut
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512 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry but from my previous visit a year ago to now the service and quality has passed. The beer selection is up there but non alcoho drinks quite slim ... Appetizers are ok but not overwhelming . I'll try again !

Thank GringoAlto2000
Hartford, Connecticut
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice dinner! Service was fast giving us enough time to get to our game! They have some great twist on the classic meals!

Thank MandM97
Scarborough, Maine
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126 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is decently priced and tasty. Beers were good. Mixed drinks not very strong. Stick with the beer. A warning that much of the food is hot (spicy)-- even items you wouldn't normally expect to be. Our party of 8 enjoyed this, but some people might not. The building is historic-- an old department store. Staff were willing... More 

Thank Lindsay D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
23:30 - 01:00
23:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 942 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-525-1600
Hartford, CT Restaurant with the Finest Handcrafted Beer, Live Comedy and Upscale Casual Cuisine in an Historic Setting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?