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Firebox Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Vegetarian Friendly
539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
+1 860-246-1222
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to Firebox twice, once for a nice dinner and another for drinks at the bar. Both experiences were great. At dinner we tried some new dishes like the bone marrow. The dining room atmosphere is cozy with a slightly upscale feeling. The menu...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CErinMC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Has a strong casual cool vibe that simply let us down. Saturday night, show around the corner, and it’s like the first time not the thousandth. Food came late, very late. Servers were confused and delivered same dish multiple times. One of three steaks cooked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GravityB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we have been here several times in between, it's been 6 and a half years since I wrote a review of the restaurant. A rainy wintry December Sunday night has its own challenges, perhaps different than the Saturday night ones I described last time....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ulysses4
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of branching at Firebox this morning and couldn’t have been more pleased. Love the rustic atmosphere but it’s the food that made our day. I ordered the baked French toast with fresh berries along with home fries. When the meal came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kathe H
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We recently had a rehearsal dinner/party here. We had a total of 35 guests. We were from out of state and they allowed us to arrive before opening to setup decorations, centerpieces for tables, helped arrange seating the way we wanted, had a pull down...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank tastebuds14food
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Our party of four went out to lunch. We each ordered a different meal. All were fabulous. The PEI mussels were fresh and perfect. The other meals were Autumn Pasta which was excellent. Crispy chicken which was tasty as well as light. The other member...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Experience802863
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We've been here before but on week nights or Saturday. This was our first time on Sunday and it was very different. The big main room was closed off with a "barn door" which made the space more cozy and intimate. We were at first...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dtomato
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We picked Firebox from Tripadvisor reviews and we weren't disappointed. We started with the shrimp, scallop, corn chowder with bacon. It was sooo good! We split the farm greens salad - goat cheese and green goddess dressing - very good. For entrees I had the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BevSoo
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Firebox is wonderful! The menu changes often and is always excellent farm to table. The waitstaff is wonderful and the presentation is beautiful!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MadisonCT2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I love that they source from local growers and support social programs in the neighborhood. That said, the food is fabulous too and is constantly changing with the seasons. Try one of their craft cocktails and the CT Cheese plate. Great place for happy hour.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 57mermaid
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24 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
25 March 2017|
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Response from 156chuckv | 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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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
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