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1111 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT 06108-1510
(860) 528-4433
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery

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  • 6
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    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious

I liked the veal Marsala. Waiter was attentive. Nice mushroom appetizer. Good laid back atmosphere where we can bring our special needs son.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2014
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English first
Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Don't go there for your party needs... Ordered 5 pizzas for an early morning pick-up for a kid's birthday party (4th grade) and confirmed the order on Saturday for the Monday pick-up... go there Monday and no one is there. I was a regular customer at this establishment but no more. This is a business that you simply can't rely... More 

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Manchester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This place is highly over rated and is mediocre at best. Located in a questionable neighborhood and adjacent to a really aromatic creek the parking lay out is odd to say the least. The restaurant bills itself as serving American, Italian, pizza, seafood and a steakhouse. Use your own judgement as to how any one place can do such a... More 

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Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We found this restaurant a couple of years ago on accident and now we eat here every time we visit East Hartford. The portions are huge and everything we have tried has been amazing!

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

I liked the veal Marsala. Waiter was attentive. Nice mushroom appetizer. Good laid back atmosphere where we can bring our special needs son.

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Al Fresco's and their side take out C & E is one of the best places to go for an unassuming meal. Family friendly with good portions the restaurant was recently handed back to the old owner's and they have brought the establishment back to what is once was new decor and fresher menu. A great lunch and dinner place... More 

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Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Alfresco's resstaurant is our best restaurant in the whole Manchester/Hartford area, with excellent meals, specials, and reasonable prices. You won't find a better cup of soup!

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New York City, New York
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116 reviews 116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Didn't like or finish the stuffed chicken entree. The sweet potato ravioli and cheesy garlic bread were good though. Chicken ceasar salad was good. Large menu but only one dessert on it. Dark restaurant, with a large bar and a clean bathroom. The staff was quick and friendly. We would probably go back

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Rockland, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

My family and I (party of about 12) went here to celebrate my dad's 70th birthday. We had a reservation so the table was set when we arrived and we were seated right away. The waitress was friendly and she went over the specials menu and the soups quickly. There weren't many people there except for 2 other larger parties.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Delicious specials. Friendly staff. Chef is a delight. Clean and fabulous great for families and couples. Plenty of booths.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

There is an incredibly large varied menu. Certainly something for everyone's tastes. We ordered many of the specials. The clam chowder was really good, loaded with large pieces of clams and veggies, plenty of flavor besides just cream. The side salads were very fresh. The potato and cheese pierogi were tasty, although some thought they needed more cheese, while others... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1111 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT 06108-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Hartford
  • Phone Number: (860) 528-4433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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