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All 403 Hartford Restaurants

Chowder Pot IV

165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
(860) 244-3311
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Ranked #36 of 403 Restaurants in Hartford
Price range: $0 - $35
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Manchester, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Haven't been there for 30 yrs. It has done well without me! I am not a seafood person so was happy they had some good landlubber choices. My friend really enjoyed her baked scrod. They have several specials every night, great little loaf of baked bread with a super buttered top. It was a Wednesday but the place almost entirely... More 

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New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Visited with family and two friends plus their two year old. There was no wait and this is atypical for this restaurant. The greeter/hostess was cheerful and the bathrooms were clean. It was quite full on the inside with lots of large parties. Our waitress was pleasant and attentive. She took accurate drink and food orders. Love their bread with... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Last night a group of three of us went to Chowder Pot IV, in Hartford, CT. We ate at the bar since it was around 8 pm. I ordered a strawberry daiquiri which was the first disappointment, it was watered down meaning as soon as it was served the bottom of the glass was pure liquid this was supposed to... More 

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Springhill, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My husband and I visited Chowder Pot before we left for home in Florida. As usual the food was great as was service and atmosphere Large menu of tempting seafood!

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Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a marvelous meal with very attentive service.Everyone in our party ordered some sort of seafood dish, and all were fresh and properly prepared. Although the place was crowded, the service was befitting of a much more expensive restaurant. This is one of the best values in town. Highly recommended.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

After a couple months passed since a class reunion, a smaller group of former classmates decided to get together at Chowder Pot. The location .is conveniently located off I 91 in the south end of Hartford. We secured a great spot at the bar and a nearby corner table. This arrangement allowed our group to circulate among each other. The... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Food was okay.. no one asked how our meals were. Asked for rolls.. came ten minutes later. Would not come back.

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Groton, Connecticut, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I don't know what these reviewers r talking about when we went in October food was excellent had prime rib melted in my mouth like butter and huge portions,and her new York silorn was cooked perfect. Food was hot and served on time. Hostess was pleasant were seated right away even when place was filled. Waitress friendly and told us... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

I had a clam chowder which was not as flavorful as other local seafood places. For my main course I had lobster that was simply boiled and placed on a plate. It was good. I could have had the same thing at home for a third of the price. I will not be going back.

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Nothing about this place is appealing. Not the location, an industrial area. Not the décor, dated and smelling of greasy banquet hall carpet. Not the food, think red lobster meets friendlys. The over 65 crowd is happy here tho, lots of soft foods. I shall pass, thank you.

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Additional Information about Chowder Pot IV

Address: 165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
Phone Number: (860) 244-3311
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
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 - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 35
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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