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Firebox Restaurant

) #5 of 364 Restaurants in Hartford €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
+1 860-246-1222
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“duck” (26 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
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1 - 10 of 285 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Driving tru Hartford and saw this restaurant and stop to have lunch. I'm very glad that I did, nice neighborhood bistro restaurant which is a farm to plate menu, everything is very fresh and local crafts beer also on the menu. I got there before...More

Thank Angelo A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to try a restaurant we hadn't been to previously. We decided on Firebox even though I heard from three people that they liked Firebox but it wasn't exceptional. Well, we disagree with those people! The staff was exceptional, our server...More

Thank Lindakf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here recently with friends. Quite an interesting as you will find items on the menu you don't normally see such as fiddleheads. Service was prompt and courteous and the food was delicious. Wish I had room for dessert.

Thank Gene N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were swinging through Hartford on a road trip. We were hungry and found the Firebox on Google maps. Firebox was showed high ratings, so we drove on in. We were very happy with the selection. We were greeted with a smile...More

Thank John Wayne C
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have been to Firebox many times since college, and it has never disappointed me. The chef seems to have an affinity for duck and a magic touch with pork. This is the only place I've ordered chicken and been truly delighted. The welcoming and...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Firebox Restaurant is located in a historic building that captures a warm ambiance. The menu offers choices for nearly every palate. A selection of appetizers you won't find in the franchise scene. Entrees range from fresh seafood the pan-seared duck. Firebox offers a full...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My daughter goes to college in Hartford Ct, so when I pick her up from school, we always try a new restaurant. Firebox was high on our list due to its social calling and connection to locally farmed food. The atmosphere, staff, and food did...More

Thank artgrlMaine
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Food was unique and delicious. Service was excellent. The surroundings were relaxing and warm. Thank you!

Thank stephanie m
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This restaurant is amazing. I've eaten lunch here twice and both times the food was sublime. My first lunch here consisted of a butternut squash soup and a butternut squash couscous. The second time I ate fettuccine with butternut squash, pancetta, brussel sprout leaves, sage...More

Thank DonnaEnfield
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Excellent service, great dinner and easy parking. Sunday night dinner out any where is usually not your best meal. We had a wonderful time. The price fixe menu was an excellent value. We truly enjoyed Sunday night because the food was served quickly and efficiently....More

Thank Sarah E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Annie P
If we have an 11:00 am reservation for 2 people, are we in good shape to make it to a 1 pm Bushnell matinee?
25 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
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
  • E-mail
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