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The Half Door

270 Sisson Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3136
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Ranked #14 of 402 Restaurants in Hartford
Price range: $1 - $20
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Easton, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Met a friend here for food and drinks and were quite pleased with the food and and drink, along with good prices. The waitress was clueless!! Tried to buy drinks for another table, she never served them the drinks. Gave her one credit card and she asked if we wanted it all on one card... ???? Guess she was gonna... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A stone throw from the Mark Twain/ Beecher Stowe house it is a nice place to have food/drink after the visit. The staff was very friendly, the service was quick, the food was delicious. They have a terrace but it can get a bit noisy as it is on street front. We had the brunch menu (cobblestone were a big... More 

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Tyumen, Russia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Delicious food. Fabulous draft beer. Nice, calm place. Friendly and helpful staff. Varied menu. Stylish atmosphere. Pretty cheap.

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Newington, Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Great little spot on the West end of Hartford. The "Cobblestones" are yummy little Philadelphia steak and cheeses with a touch of barbecue sauce on sourdough rolls. Wonderful. My husband enjoyed their eggs Benedict. Wonderful adaptation of bananas foster served with Jamieson's and vanilla ice cream. Just wonderful. Great selection of beers, cocktails etc.

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Paris, France
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211 reviews 211 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Irish-style pub with quality organic burgers. We went here for lunch before visiting the Mark Twain house, which is around the corner. The neighborhood seems poor and ethnic, which makes it surprising to have this type of restaurant located here. I guess the locals go to the Subway next door. Good place for lunch / brunch. Beware of the size... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Making out with a beautiful woman and drinking scotch at the Half Door. Years had and would continue to go by and we'd see each other a every once in awhile as it was our style; but when I realized that nothing would ever become of us, I felt something fragile inside my soul snap like a twig. That night... More 

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70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Great beers on tap and good burgers. Really do you need a whole lot more than than? OK, parking would be nice, but sometimes you have to hoof it a block or two to get something worthwhile.

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

After many years of driving through Hartford we decided to stop and check out some of the attractions. We wanted a nice spot for lunch close to the mark twain house and this was a great pick. Friendly spot, good food, reasonable prices and lots of beer on tap.

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My favorite local bar. Absolutely the best selection of beer from around the world. Taps change regularly and demonstrate a sophisticated taste for a broad spectrum of international suds. Freshest pint of Guinness in Hartford. Great clam chowder. I've never been there at night but I'm told it is a very popular spot..

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I love going to the Half Door for their game nights, or just for drinks. There's a nice little patio for smokers. My problem is the one time I ordered food, the fish and chips, it was way way too salty. The side order of fries does come with some sort of curry sauce which is good. Go for beers,... More 

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Additional Information about The Half Door

Address: 270 Sisson Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3136
Phone Number: 860-232-7827
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Irish

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