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First & Last Tavern

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939 Maple Ave., Hartford, CT 06114
860-956-6000
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very tasty sandwiches - great value

My wife and I stopped for a late lunch during the week. The restaurant was very quiet and we were promptly seated. We each ordered focaccia sandwiches. Between the portion sizes of the sandwiches and the bread that was provided, we couldn't finish our meals and took them to go. They were very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
KDAA
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East Hartford, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Hartford, Connecticut
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My family came here in May, and the service was awful. We figured it was due to the size of our party, and left it at that. My fiance and I came in tonight for dinner, and our service was just terrible. Molly ( I think that was her name) couldn't have rushed us out the door any faster. The... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This restaurant is great! Great atmosphere, great service, great food. Had the chicken Parmesan. Awesome! Server went out of her way to make us feel welcome. Being from the south, my daughter (who is 9) had never tried a cream soda. We just don't have it much down here. We were afraid to get her one because we were afraid... More 

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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328 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My wife and I stopped for a late lunch during the week. The restaurant was very quiet and we were promptly seated. We each ordered focaccia sandwiches. Between the portion sizes of the sandwiches and the bread that was provided, we couldn't finish our meals and took them to go. They were very good and it was a great value.... More 

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Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Stopped for lunch passing thru Hartford on our road trip. We had a cheese pizza and a Napolitano pizza and the beet salad. both pizzas were tasty: crust had nice texture and flavorful. We ll be back!!! Assorted Bread served b4 meal was good too. U can see them making pizza from dinning room. Decor is nice. It says tavern... More 

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We had family in from San Antonio Texas. The Family heard about the great pizza restaurants on the East Coast. They had already eaten at Grimaldi’s in New York and wanted to try another restaurant in Hartford. Their son (14) reminded them New York was not New England. Therefore, we treated them to our favorite restaurant on Maple Street in... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The service was great. The atmosphere is welcoming. I have a fabulous time with amazing food. Get the cheesecake it's to die for!

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New England
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten pizza at just about all of the restaurants in our area, including the three other first and last restaurants. The pizza served in Hartford, the original, cannot be beat. It is superior to the New Haven pizza places by far. If you go from Friday through Sunday you are treated to the most flavorful bread basket you... More 

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ELLINGTON
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170 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Needing a place to have guests aged 4 to 101 satisfied we went here for lunch on a Saturday. We were greeted pleasantly and seated at a table for 6 close to the door which was convenient for my mom. While they have an extensive Italian menu, pizza was our order of the day. We ordered our drinks and the... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

seriously can't beat a first and last Pie.. I have lived up in this area for 2 1/2 years and the pizza is always good. I can not comment on the pastas and entrees since I mainly go to Happy Hour. From 4-6 you can get 1/2 price pizzas and $6 apps it's a great deal! And of course drinks... More 

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Essex, Connecticut
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Met here for a family get together. Everyone loved their food. The service was great. Everything was made in a timely manner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 939 Maple Ave., Hartford, CT 06114
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-956-6000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?