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The Elbow Room

) #114 of 136 Restaurants in West Hartford €€ - €€€ American, , International
986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
+1 860-236-6195
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“bison burger” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
€€ - €€€
986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Elbow Room is consistently satisfying. Met a dear friend for a light early supper. Sat outside for most of the lovely evening until it began to hail. Then moved inside. Good service, good food, great friend- it doesn't get better

Thank lissiebrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a nice day for the rooftop. The special dish came with rancid fruit on it which we sent back and replaced with the cobb salad. It took nearly 25 mins for the cobb salad to come at which point one of...More

Thank Sheryl G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I would recommend This place to meet with Family/Friends for drinks, perfect for that. Unfortunately my food was cold (veggie burger), and didn't seem cooked enough​..the downstairs bathroom needs overall attention. I work at a restaurant, I base overall cleanliness of an establishment starting with...More

Thank Marla U
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by with my dog Savannah. We were warmly greeted and promptly seated. The server immediately brought a bowl of water for Savannah and I ordered a cocktail and lunch. The Asian salad with shrimp was perfect. While listed as dog friendly , you never...More

Thank PChabot
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you are looking for a quiet place to dine, The Elbow Room is a restaurant you probably should avoid. The food, to be sure, is tasty and beautifully presented, but the noise level precludes any meaningful conversation. This is a fun place to go...More

Thank dtsh1943
Management response:Responded 25 March 2017

Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal, and thank you for the feedback; we understand the bar crowd can filter into the dining room and it is something we pay attention to. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere....the bar area can get very noisy! Be aware.... Food here is just ok. Drinks are good. Service ok. Nothing to write home about

Thank Mylilblueshoes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I haven't visited the Elbow Room in a while. It's changed. The food has gone down. I had the pulled pork with Mac and Cheese. The pork was dried out and hard and the M&C had a funny taste. Our server was great and that's...More

1  Thank ctgama
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Why people continue to go here baffles me. Poor food quality ( hair in our food), manager that didn't care. They didn't even comp the meal we didn't eat that had the hair in it. Offered is $15 gift card instead after the fact. Won't...More

1  Thank Christina V
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited about 5 times now and have been disappointed every time. The beer selection is large but no particularly interesting. The food is good but the bartenders are petty and prefer to spend their time gossiping and complaining to each other. Not the...More

2  Thank operatorerror
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I went with a friend and sat outdoors. The apps and meal were very good, and had exceptional service by Isaiah. Loved it!

Thank David C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-236-6195
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