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City Steam Brewery

942 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1214
(860) 525-1600
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Ranked #5 of 400 Restaurants in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Healdsburg, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Granted we were there for lunch on a Saturday afternoon, but this place was remarkable for beer, menu selections and a noise level that allowed reasonable conversation--unusual in a brewery. The place is really big (having taken over the old G Fox department store with multiple levels), tables are spread out, and the decor really nice for the old time... More

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Keller, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Food is average. Prices average. Beer was good, but I've had just as good elsewhere where food, atmosphere and service were better. Service was terrible. Our waiter was MIA except to take our order, deliver food and bring the check. We actually had to hunt him down to have get our check!

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Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

GREAT burgers and great comfort food in a nice cozy atmosphere just steps away from the Hartford Civic Center and other attractions in downtown Hartford. Part of a great renaissance of the city and so friendly, great waitstf, pool tables in the back, outstanding beer selection )that is what they do!) Don't miss this when in Hartford even for a... More

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Roswell, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

In Hartford on business and were directed here by hotel staff...what a pleasant surprise! Excellent menu selections and tasty brews. The Naughty Nurse was our favorite and our server, Bethany G, recommended the perfect entrees to accompany it. We will definitely return on future business visits!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I have been to city steam many times. This past experience was Terrible with a live cockroach on a plate at my table! I will never eat there again or reccomend to anyone!

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Laurel G, Manager at City Steam Brewery, responded to this review

I did indeed respond to your last email I received via a mobile inquiry and await your response, Sarah. For all other reviewers, let me be clear: we do not, and have never had, a cockroach appear on someone's plate here at City Steam. There was indeed a bug on one of the plates at this table as the Reviewer... More

Lacey, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Really liked the selections of beers. Great job of utilizing the old building`s historical features; really liked the atmosphere. The white pizza was very delicious, the blend of sweet balsamic with salty bacon and ripe pear was well done. Burgers are awesome too.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Last Saturday our family of 9 celebrated my mom's birthday here. In this beautiful, historic space, we were seated in a semi-private balcony overlooking much of the restaurant. The overall ambience was hopping, but not overwhelming. The staff was fantastic - so friendly and solicitous. The beer was great, the food choices numerous and tasty. As someone who grew up... More

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Stamford, CT
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8 reviews 8 reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Had an opportunity to eat at the City Steam Brewery while visiting Hartford. What a great place and super atmosphere. The Reuben Burger was sublime! Perfectly cooked, juicy, delicious! French onion soup - a hearty depth of flavor and cheesy goodness. Server was attentive, price was right and the Bloody Mary...spot on!

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Stratford, CT
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

After waiting 30 minutes I was served a chopped salad that was completely brown. Reserved brown lettuce and td the dressing makes the lettuce look brown. Service for iced tea refills was only after we asked. Glad we came when the restaurant was not busy. Won't be back any time

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PR
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This place has a good atmosphere and good beers although drinks are just ok. Food is preety good too. Never had the chance to go to comedy night though.

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Additional Information about City Steam Brewery

Address: 942 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1214
Phone Number: (860) 525-1600
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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