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City Steam Brewery

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942 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1214
+1 860-525-1600
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 pm - 1:00 am
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The Villages, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Soup was cold after along wait for it. Service needs improvement Would not go back Customer service needs to improve

Thank Sharon52805
Marshall, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Beers. I was in Hartford for only one night, and stopped in. I had the Black Ale, the Double IPA, and (I think) the Farmhouse Session beer. All were excellent. Good vibe, good service, and a good crowd. Also, the food was excellent. I had the deep fried pickles for an appetizer (happy hour prices), and then the Tuna... More 

Thank max h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm sitting here In City steam brewery Hartford CT. Fantastic selection of in house brews. I had 'naughty nurse' and a 'Jungle pummel'. Bar girl was great, I was struggling to decide on a beer but was asked what beer I usually drink and given a sample of one to aid my decision, 5star service. Good atmosphere but more importantly... More 

Thank colpatIreland
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drive from NC to Maine to visit family and stay at the Residence Inn in Hartford. This was our 2nd time for dinner. Beers are great...I normally don't like craft beers. The food is good with good sized portions. Service has been great both times.

Thank Bonnie
Wolcott, Connecticut
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159 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and the food seems consistent quality. Food is good but nothing special here. I may not a beer drinker so maybe that is were they shine. Service was good and friendly staff. My fish and chips were tasty and my wife had fish tacos that she said were pretty good. In a city with such... More 

Thank Martin N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool atmosphere and decent brews but that's about as far as it goes. Food was edible but not good at all. Every single thing was over cooked - nachos, burgers, chicken fingers, pizza. Even my son's pasta was burnt. I've never even seen that. If you can't boil pasta without burning it, you shouldn't be in the restaurant business. Side... More 

Thank Cg122
Norwich, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on the way to the Air Museum and we weren't disappointed! Menu had a variety of choices along with a good selection of thier lager and ales. I'll keep this place in mind next time I'm in Hartford!

Thank FoodCriticNorwich_CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited fro lunch on a Saturday. The food was delicious and great selection of beers. The service was excellent and we loved the atmosphere. Try the fish tacos 🌮

Thank breezyday12
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food. Great atmosphere, large portions. Over all nice place. Setting is in an old multi-story building.

Thank kmalik13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

My quick lunch at City Steam was average at best. Agree I wasn't there to sample the brew, but the food and the service seemed a bit off. I would recommend it as a hang out location after work and with your buddies, but avoid this as a simple quick lunch location.

Thank Paulphillips3rd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 942 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-525-1600
Hartford, CT Restaurant with the Finest Handcrafted Beer, Live Comedy and Upscale Casual Cuisine in an Historic Setting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?