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First & Last Tavern

939 Maple Ave., Hartford, CT 06114
860-956-6000
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Ranked #16 of 401 restaurants in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food, service and atmosphere are wonderful. We have lived I just outside the area and have been coming here for over 20years! Best Italian around!

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CT
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Love the white pizza. Always crowded and busy but it's what you expect at this infamous eatery. Middle of the road prices but the pizza doesn't disappoint! Noisy but fun...

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Manchester, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Our visit this evening was perhaps our first time back in over 10 years. The place is the same. We arrived around 6:00PM on a Saturday, thinking that the wait would be minimal. The hostess said it wouldn't be "long". I guess that depends on your definition of "long". While waiting, we had plenty of opportunity to watch other people's... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

We tried two pizza from First and Last and have been raving ever since. The crusts is delicious, the sauce divine. It is well worth the price!

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East Hartford
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Have been there a few times and have never been disappointed. This restaurant started as a small bar/restaurant years ago. I lived just up the street from it and it was always very busy. We would order take out at least once a month and enjoyed it very much.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Always good and consistent. My favorites are the chicken pram and piccata. The pizza is amazing. Thin crust with good sauce and flavors. I like the mushrooms they use. Awesome desert like cheesecake and Italian pastries. The coffee and cappuccinos are excellent. Good service and atmosphere. They treat you like family. The restaurant itself is really cool nice bar and... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Always a place to stop for some pizza and a salad. I've kept this place on my go-to list anytime I am in Hartford.

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Enfield, Connecticut
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We've always had great food, great pizza but bad service from the front of the house. This past weekend we were promised twice by the slovenly dressed "host" that we'd be next to be seated at a table in the bar. Never happened. We're DONE. You are not the only really good Italian restaurant in the area. You'd deserve an... More

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Worcester MA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We used to live in a town near Hartford for many years and the First and Last was often our place to go when we wanted a great meal. When we moved to another state, we missed the atmosphere and the food and never found another restaurant quite like it. Our daughter recently started college in Hartford and we told... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Super-fresh breads of all kinds; best calamari I've ever eaten; superb salad; disappointingly mediocre dessert.

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