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Primavera Pub

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271 Newington Ave, Hartford, CT 06106-4124
+1 860-953-7411
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Hartford, Connecticut
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a weekend night you should go either at 5 PM or 8:30, because in between it is mobbed. No reservations, people just stand in line. Also there's no real atmosphere -- not to the room, anyway, but there IS the atmosphere of people having the meal of their lives and enjoying it, and each other, immensely. This place has... More 

Thank DMauer
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited with family recently I found this restaurant to be incredibly authentic and delicious. Giant portions, reasonably priced. The decor is a bit dated and honestly not very inviting, but the food really makes up for it. With a little remodel and investment, this place is a goldmine. Authentic Portuguese....that's what I like!

Thank Catia P
West Hartford
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place the food is great I got the pork chop and they give you 3 with some rice and vegetables no matter what you order the food is awesome is not a big place but it's great place very friendly people

Thank Liz P
Farmington, Connecticut
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369 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I had the sea bass which is not on the menu but must be asked for and the wife had the primavera pasta. There was much more than we could finish so we both took home leftovers. The food was great but the place is not much to look at.

Thank Rohrshack
West Hartford, Connecticut
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We tried out Primavera on a Saturday evening after hearing a couple of reports from acquaintances. It's inconspicuous in a tiny commercial space and nearly drove by although our GPS told us we'd arrived. Inside, the dining area is sparse and small. Menu choices were somewhat limited but the selections were satisfactory to our party of four. I had the... More 

Thank whmtnhiker
New England
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

5PM on a Friday and the place is practically empty. No problem finding a table. We haven't been here in a while and forgot how wonderful the good was. Basic Portuguese fair I had sea bass, not on the men's so you have to ask, and pasta primavera. The price was extremely reasonable. The sea bass came with 6 shrimps,... More 

Thank Rohrshack R
Hartford, Connecticut
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266 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to this pub. I have driven by it many times but had never stopped by. A friend of ours highly recommended it for Portuguese food so we stopped by for lunch. The price for two of us was a bit less than $30. The portions were very large and tasty. The Primavera omelet probably used... More 

Thank Jerandnanc
Farmington, Connecticut
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368 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Don't come to this place if you're interested in romantic ambiance, or quiet and dignified dining. It ain't gonna happen here! But if you want some really authentic Portuguese food, served in abundant portions and very reasonable prices, then this is the spot for you. We showed up at 6:00 pm on a Saturday night and the place was hopping.... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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369 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

To be honest this is not the kind of place that we would frequent. It is out of the way and located in Hartford next to the Newington town line. It is near a package store with many unsavory characters hanging around outside. The pub was recommended to us by a friend who raved about their grilled sea bass. We... More 

Thank Rohrshack
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

First time here, will not return. Went for lunch with my elderly mother. The place was about two-thirds full, mostly men having large, delicious looking meals. We waited about fifteen minutes for someone to finally take or order. We each ordered a cup of kale soup and asked to share the steamed clams in garlic sauce and one each of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Newington Ave, Hartford, CT 06106-4124
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-953-7411

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