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Firebox Restaurant

539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
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Ranked #2 of 401 Restaurants in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Capitol Avenue
Transit: Adjacent to city transportation routes, and within blocks of the train station.
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English first
Hartford, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We have been to the Firebox three times. We had a wonderful meal, both steaks, cooked to perfection. We will be back for a fourth trip soon and recommend this venue to anyone looking for a nice night out.

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121 reviews 121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We ate here while visiting Hartford for a convention. The meal was delicious from start to finish! Ours was a large group and we all ordered various items from the menu. They locally source their food and they are really liberal with the egg...yes, egg. You can request it without if you want. From cocktails to first course to entrees...there... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was one of the best meals I've had in my life. My boyfriend and I came from NYC for my birthday. The atmosphere was great. Our waiter was actually the bartender filling in and he was fantastic. Very informative and swayed my decisions on what to order and/or substitute. We had the mushroom appetizer, the cheese plate (a thoughtful... More

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Bristol, Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The restaurant setting is in a transitional neighborhood, but don't let that put you off. The restaurant building is architecturally very interesting with high vaulted ceilings, brick and exposed beams. We have been there many times, even for special occasions - a wedding of a dear friend and birthdays. The food is exceptionally good. The chef is especially creative with... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant is not in the best neighborhood, I mean it's not dangerous but I could see how it would turn some people off. The restaurant has valet parking which is great and avoids having to leave your car on the side of the street. The lot fills up quickly so it's probably best to visit during the week as... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

had a birthday get together with about a dozen friends of mine who regularly do group dinners it was my birthday and I chose this new to me restaurant. I was pleasantly pleased at my choice, the restaurant was clean bright and inviting. The staff was friendly and helpful they were quick to accommodate our group that double from our... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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157 reviews 157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great food just not enough choices. Awesome staff and marvelous flavors. Just came for lite bites and the choices were few. The chef even brought out potato soup tastings in small expresso cups that was outstanding. We had a lovely lite salad but scanty filled with extras. The appetizers of Brussel sprouts and squash were wonderfully seasoned and cooked to... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Really enjoyed this place during a recent business trip. All the food and drinks we ordered were great. We shared 2 appetizers among the three of us and had 3 different entrees. All were delicious and filling. We ordered all 4 different main course sides as they all looked interesting, and they were all delicious (corn, mushroom, potatoes and brussel... More

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a great meal at Firebox. The food was different and exquisite, especially the heirloom tomato salad, the cast iron duck and the beet cake!! The wine list was great and we had a house special for an opening cocktail that was perfect - not too sweet, fall spices made it very interesting. We drove home wondering why it... More

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Stonington, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I rarely rate restaurants, and usually only to warn people to stay away -- but I can't say enough good things about our dinner at Firebox. Very knowledgable and attentive staff --our server was friendly and informative about both the menu and the wine list without hovering. Every bit of food brought to our table was delicious, from the CT... More

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Additional Information about Firebox Restaurant

Address: 539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
Phone Number: 860-246-1222
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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