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Carbone's Restaurant

588 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-3092
860 296 9646
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Ranked #17 of 402 Restaurants in Hartford
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Price range: $21 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Buffet
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Buffet
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English first
West Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I haven't been here in years, so when a friend recommended we go for dinner I jumped at chance. This restaurant is just as good as I remember. The food looked great and tasted even better. The portions were perfect large enough to fill you but not overbearing. If you're in the mood for authentic Italian this is a good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

First time at carbones restaurant and the food was so delicious best Italian food in pa I wanna thank all the cooks and waitress not only great food we had the best service it was also excellent that will be our new family restaurant again thank you carbones owners and employees :)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great ambiance, service, history and food all come together to create an extraordinary dining experience. Table side preparation of salads and desserts are delightful and the pasta and entree were delicious. I drive 50 miles each way on a regular basis to visit this wonderful place and I encourage others to do so as well.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our first time at this Hartford institution. Went for TOH, and was not disappointed in the least. I had the chicken piccata, which was great. Beau had pasta which was delicious. I loved the dessert, which was the summer berry pound cake, very flavorful. The appetizer of caprese salad was tasty, just not enough mozzarella for my liking. My favorite... More

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CT
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Carbone's is a wonderful place for celebrations, The food is great and service excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I've been going to Carbones for 20 years. The food is absolutely amazing. Great portion for a great price. Love the waitresses there extremely friendly and personable. Lights are Dim and is a very romantic atmosphere

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Trumbull, Connecticut,
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I have long wanted to eat at this establishment. I was specifically excited about and purposefully chose Carbone's, for the table side preparation of the Caesar salad, We were a party of four, with reservation, and were seated in a corner. When the waiter took our order, we specifically mentioned we wanted to watch and converse with the salad preparer.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We visited Carbone's last October and we pleasantly surprised by how great the food was! We haven't been able to stop thinking about how amazing the table side salads and great desserts! The main meals were great too but the salads and desserts really stood out to us. We loved the warm atmosphere and the fact that the restaurant was... More

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I'm so sorry to say our lunch experience at Carbone's in Hartford was a great disappointment. The fact that only two dinner rolls are served for a party of two is ridiculous. We asked for more bread, and so did other guests at nearby tables. The dipping oil had the flavor of cod liver oil that we tasted the remainder... More

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Ashland, Oregon
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Have not been here for years but recently visited for dinner. Service was fair and professionalism was lacking. It was not like it use to be!

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