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103 Pratt St, Hartford, CT 06103-1620
860-727-4014
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average place

Is a nice spot for having a drink, the food is good but not out of this world, for me. The disclaimer is that I have friends from different social and ethnic groups that really like the place, so I can give them a 3.5/5, but someone else can give at a 4.5/5

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2014
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Hartford, CT
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English first
Hartford, CT
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Is a nice spot for having a drink, the food is good but not out of this world, for me. The disclaimer is that I have friends from different social and ethnic groups that really like the place, so I can give them a 3.5/5, but someone else can give at a 4.5/5

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This little gem belongs in the west village in NYC. Great Island cuisine, intimate atmosphere and great entertainment. Host Hugh Russell makes you feel right at home. Will definitely return

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Went here to eat with a friend after visiting a street festival. The music was top 40 and the atmosphere was really laid back. Our server was very attentive to our needs and even entertained us with some small talk. I had the rum punch and salmon cakes and lets just say I will be going back to order the... More 

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McGuire AFB
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We stopped here because it is literally across the street from the XL center. We walked in and sat at the bar. There were dirty dishes there so we knew at least the seats were available. The dishes stayed there for no lie 10 minutes. When the bartender finally acknowledged us he thought they were ours and we had to... More 

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Eastford, Connecticut, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

I go to the Russell a few times a year and always, without fail, enjoy my meal tremendously. The chicken ceasar salad is top-shelf, as is their lobster bisque. The atmosphere is very relaxed and casual. If you are in there for a business lunch and only have 45 minutes, it seems a little slow. I think if you aren't... More 

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Marlborough, Connecticut, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

This is a nice place for lunch with clients. Its great if you are looking for something on the go. It's not somewhere to take a date. The food is great! The salad, soups, and paninis are basically the same quality of panera with a higher cost.

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Littleton, CP
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2010

Restaurant was out of 4 of the items we had ordered and offered no apology, the we had to ask several times to get a menu to pick something else. When we finally ordered, we waited for an hour for our food and it never arrived. The place was EMPTY! We finally just got up and left; the owner/manager did... More 

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Hartford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2010

Went to The Russell last night before the show at the Bushnell. The place was not busy at all so we had our pick of the tables. The waitresses were lovely and welcoming but were getting used to the new menu and unfortunately some of the menu items were not yet available. The location and ambiance are great but the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2009

Great atmosphere even better cocktails and the menu is

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Salem, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2008

Outstanding. A touch of NYC.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 Pratt St, Hartford, CT 06103-1620
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-727-4014
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?