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400 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-3102 (Formerly Polytechnic Club) (State Str. & Columbus Blvd)
(860) 722-5161
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Southington, Connecticut
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an exquisitely beautiful restaurant with understated elegant decor and the dining experience was top notch! From the delicious Amuse bouche prepared by the chef to a sumptuous dessert, you could feel the passion for the meals that were prepared for you. And each dish was just as artfully plated, which really enhanced the meal. This is not a... More 

Thank BeadyDeeDee
Hartford, Connecticut
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463 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best big city restaurant in Hartford. ..the food, the ambiance, and the service....and not priced above the other 4 or 5 really good restaurants in the area.

Thank joel r
Yalesville, Connecticut
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

I was blown away, this chef and crew are on point. The restaurant is a 5 star NYC style restaurant in the heart of Hartford , exceptional views, great wine list, every course was amazing, I could not find a negative detail at all. My girlfriend and I will be coming back. ON20 is "very fine dining" to say the... More 

Thank Blk_tony_stark
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

My wife and I had Valentine's Day dinner at On20. It was a six course tasting menu. I was able to buy my wife beautiful flowers thru the web site, no hassle the way I like it. The food was excellent. The waiter was excellent. The staff was excellent. Did I say the restaurant was excellent? The quality was what... More 

Thank Gene P
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

The food, service, atmosphere and view are all beyond compare. Nothing else like it in Connecticut. Going back very soon!

Thank Lilleylil
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

The food is creative, eclectic and right up any "foodie's" ally! Interesting combinations and fresh local ingredients will delight hit palate. Best service in Hartford- true fine dining. The atmosphere is sophisticated, and has an exclusive feel with an unbeatable view of the CT river. The wine list offers a great selection to fit any budget. Go here!

Thank Sikora1019
Hartford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

My date and I had dinner at ON20 on Oct 15th for Hartford restaurant week. They have a limited menu for restaurant week but the courses were well prepared and the service was very attentive. I'm looking forward to returning for the full menu soon.

Thank Matthew S
Springfield, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

I had a very nice dinner recently an ON20. I tried their tasting menu with the offered wine pairing and each dish was enjoyable, although it did feel like it was lacking a real "wow" course. Particularly nice dishes, however, were the steak tartare, which had wonderful citrus flavors, and the sea scallop, which was excellently cooked. The staff was... More 

Thank jpksig
Northampton, Massachusetts
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125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This is a very special place indeed. On20 derives its name because the restaurant is on the 20th floor with a magnificent view of the Hartford Skyline and surrounding towns. But that is only the ambiance. The dining experience was phenomenal - the menu creative, exquisitely prepared and beautifully presented.

Thank noho63
West Hartford, Connecticut
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160 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We went there for our anniversary. I would say that this is a “special occasion” restaurant. It is expensive for Hartford, but not for what you get. In terms of the service, food, ambience, it’s actually very reasonably priced. We had 2 appetizers, 2 entrees (salmon and scallops), 1 desert and a bottle of wine – the bill, with included... More 

Thank Bert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
French, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-3102 (Formerly Polytechnic Club)
    (State Str. & Columbus Blvd)
  • Public Transportation: Corner of Main Str. & Columbus Blvd.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: (860) 722-5161
ON20 maintains a singular mission: to offer guests the finest culinary and service experience. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Jeffrey Lizotte, ON20 is known for innovative and progressive cuisine, and flawless service. It is one of OpenTable's Top Ten Restaurants for outstanding service, Zagat's top-rated restaurant in Connecticut, and named one of the 100 best scenic-view restaurants in the United States in OpenTable's Diner's Choice Awards.

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