We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 400 Hartford Restaurants

City Steam Brewery

942 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1214
(860) 525-1600
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #6 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
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Write a Review

313 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    137
    108
    47
    18
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Lacey, Washington
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stamford, CT
Senior Reviewer
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stratford, CT
Senior Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
PR
Senior Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Wow what a find! This place is incredible and that's just the building. Lovely atmosphere. We were on the top floor next to the balcony so we were over looking the entire place. The food was gorgeous and reasonable too. I had the small pulled pork and ribs combo - had to leave the waffle fries and a quarter of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

the building is charming and the food was very good, but utilizing space from an old department store, there were many levels of seating and many old, but beautiful stairways. the kitchen was on the fourth floor and the wait staff were in remarkable shape carrying everything up and down stairs. tip them well!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Durham
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Was happy to find this craft brew pub during a recent business trip. Very comfortable atmosphere and friendly service. Enjoyed their recently released OctoberFest beer. A delightful amber marched well with a bison burger which was delicious. My side Caesar salad was small and unimpressive considering the over pricing of the burger. But overall a good pub worth a visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gaithersburg
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Located in downtown within the confines of a beautiful Romanesque building that was once a department store, City Steam Brewery Café is the only brewpub in Hartford. The venue sprawls through several floors and includes a patio and a pool room; this review is based on two recent visits to the main floor bar area. The bar is rather large,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
litchfield
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We (two couples mid-50"s) visited the Brew Haha comedy club and had a fabulous evening. The comedy club is located in the basement of the city steam brewery and restaurant. The show consisted of three very funny comics. The menu had a variety of pub foods and there was a full bar featuring the house made brews plus standard spirits.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed City Steam Brewery also viewed

 

Been to City Steam Brewery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing