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All 155 West Hartford Restaurants

The Counter - CLOSED

50 Memorial Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107-2207
+1 860-236-8400
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Cuisines: American
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Description: We are no longer a franchisee of The Counter. Pearl's Grill is an independent restaurant serving Favorite Foods & Good Spirits. "Like" us, or check out our website for more details.

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English first
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Now called Pearls Grill and slightly revamped, I wanted to take my beloved Perlita to Pearls and a recent Saturday clothes Shopping expedition to the Black Market White House store nearby provided the opportunity. Perlita had felt the Burgers had gone down in quality before the change but nothing prepared us for the bad experience we had. Its like this... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

First of all, when this restaurant was "The Counter" it was fantastic. Great food - fresh, cooked perfectly, quality ingredients - just perfect... I went there last night with 3 other people. We were shocked when we pulled up and the name of the restaurant had been changed to "Pearl's Grill". My first reaction was to turn away and go... More

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New Hartford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Walked by today 1/24 and it was closed. Windows covered saying will open with a new name. Talking to nurse in area, The Counter was a franchise, the owner gave up the franchise and opening new restaurant in the same spot.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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107 reviews 107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

I took my parents who were visiting from Florida for a fun family dinner with their grandson. despite it being the Thursday before Christmas we lucked into a parking space and a table at 6 pm in blue back at Counter burger. The choices are endless including for fries. the portions are huge and the food is delicious. not cheap... More

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Middlefield, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

So, we headed out for my wife's preferred meal, a good burger. Wanted to try another location in West Hartford, but since they had an hour wait we decided to head over to Blueback Square. The wait was about 40 minutes, so didn't save much time. The hostess was young and seemed more interested in socializing than seeing to the... More

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South Windsor, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lots of choices to choose from, beer and wine, good location. Have gluten free buns at no additional cost too.

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Hartford, Connecticut, USA
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love that you can customize any order. I usually get something a little different each time. The parm fries & sweet potato fries are always a starter! The goat cheese spread is delish. The garlic aioli is another fav topping. You really can't go wrong! We have eaten here with a large group of 10 on a Sunday after... More

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Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I will soon forget the burger that I had because it did not make the greatest impression on me. I will go again to see if I change my mind, however, this is very similar to a lot of burger joints popping up.

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Sarasota, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Food was tasty, large portions, great fries! The atmosphere was a little bland. We had a nice server who was helpful as the menu is a bit hard for a first time experience. Would return.

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Greenland, NH
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Had a quick lunch here - the service was friendly and prompt. The taco turkey burger was perfect - seasoned to perfection!!

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Additional Information about The Counter

Address: 50 Memorial Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107-2207
Phone Number: +1 860-236-8400
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
Cuisine: American

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