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“Have to go here AGAIN!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Peppercorn's Grill

Peppercorn's Grill
357 Main St, Hartford, CT 06106-1824
860-547-1714
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Ranked #64 of 402 Restaurants in Hartford
Price range: $25 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Capital Ave
Transit: Stop located across the street in front of restaurant
Description: Peppercorn’s Grill and Piccolo Arancio are owned and operated by the Cialfi siblings, Sal, Dino, Tina, and Rosa. Brothers Sal and Dino purchased Peppercorn's Grill in 1989 and they, along with younger sisters Tina and Rosa opened Piccolo Arancio in 1994. This generation of Cialfi's has added modern creativity and personality to traditional strengths of their Italian upbringing. Sal and Dino were trained in the art of Italian food at their uncle's restaurant in Rome. When their uncle felt that the two brothers education was complete, he helped them open their own restaurant in Rome, Piccolo Arancio and became internationally acclaimed within their first year. Now operated by their cousins, Piccolo Arancio remains near the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Both restaurants produce award-winning cuisine and continue to receive high honors and awards. This may Marked the 10th consecutive year the both Peppercorn's Grill and Piccolo Arancio received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
Enfield, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Have to go here AGAIN!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I brought my mother and her husband here for my mom's birthday. It was FANTASTIC. Everything from service to food to ambiance. It is a little pricey, but I am more than happy to pay a higher price to get food that is well prepared and presented and served than a lower price at another chain store.
My mouth is watering just thinking of it.
Only drawback - NO PARKING.

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vanessa j, Public Relations Manager at Peppercorn's Grill, responded to this review, January 9, 2013
Hello, Thank you so much! We are so glad you enjoyed your evening at Peppercorn's!
We actually have FREE Parking in the lot left of restaurant (when facing) and on street metered parking but is free after 6pm. We also have valet Wed - Sat. On Sat & Sunday parking is always free on the street.
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Watertown, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Different and delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We went to the Peppercorn Grill in Hartford CT. It was wonderful. The appetizers were delicious.
I would recommend this restaurant. The service was very good!!!!!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“very nice downtown restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

the food here is usually quite good and the menu has a lot to offer.
the service is attentive. when it is not too busy, the ambience is quite nice.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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73 reviews 73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Lunch & dinner, consistently great service and food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Stopped in for both a biz lunch and date dinner in the same month. Got A scallop dish both times and loved it. Had a veal saltimbocca during a prior visit and it was spectacular. The dining room is fine decor, the servers are professional. This is a cool place off main st. Hartford. I'll be back.

Visited May 2012
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Farmington, Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Hartford”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

The food here is always good. Dino is a great chef and the menu is varied and extensive. Very good wine list.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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