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Firebox Restaurant

539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
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Ranked #3 of 403 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
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We have been wanting to try Firebox. We received a gift card for Christmas so decided to check it out. We arrived early for our reservation so first enjoyed a cocktail at the bar. Great cocktail menu. We tried the bloody mary and the margarita. Both were very good and not your typical cocktail. They make it uniquely Firefox. We... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Lovely bar, nice dining room including booths and tables. The Firebox prides itself on the use of local ingredients and they know how to talk it up, too. Try the cheese plate appetizer and pork entree if you are so inclined. Nice wine list. I've been to The Firebox for lunch and dinner, and both were terrific. Crazy parking lot... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My husband, friends and I went for dinner New Year's Eve and we were greatly disappointed. I would classify my husband and I as Foodies. We love good food and my husband is a wonderful cook. I ordered a medium rare steak and it came raw and charred on the outside. I complained and the waiter apologized and sent it... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

All good!! Food is thoughtful, fresh,organic, locally grown where possible, well presented. Service is good. Worth the price! Go and enjoy yourself!

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Hartford, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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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Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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