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East West Grill

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526 New Park Ave, Hartford, CT 06110-1313
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Columbia, MD, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fine dining menu housed in a diner make East West a special place. Wait staff are always friendly and helpful, and the food has been delicious each time we visited. When I was meeting an out of town colleague for lunch, East West was a perfect choice. The menu is varied, and whatever your taste you will find something... More 

Thank Stephens F
West Hartford, Connecticut
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Down to earth and delicious is the phrase that captures East West Grill for me. Housed in an old diner, it features Laotian cuisine thatI I have experienced no where else. Everything is cooked and served with pride. Have been several times now, and it never fails to impress. Prices are moderate, and the ambience is most pleasant,

Thank onearleft
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

When you write reviews you tend to levitate towards the places you like, or perhaps on the other end of the spectrum, the places that you had a stand-out problem with, In the case of this restaurant, there is only love. It is called east west grill because in the morning it is a "Western" or "American" breakfast diner, and... More 

Thank Paul D
New Britain, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We were greeted by the hostess/server with a friendly and personable attitude. We were there at lunchtime on a weekday. Our "party" of 6 was seated at a sticky table. I ordered the pad thai with chicken, and so did my 9 year old daughter. She didn't like it at all and didn't eat it, and she's usually not very... More 

Thank Renee J
West Hartford, Connecticut
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

East West Grill is the most average Thai restaurant I have ever been. I was disappointed with the service and food first time around and decided to give it one more try before writing a review. The second experience was better service wise but food was still pretty average. The best Thai I ever had was in CT was at... More 

3 Thank Pratigya K
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

East West Grill has been, simply put, the best Thai food enjoyed by my wife and I in Connecticut, indeed anywhere, for several years now. Set in a retro yet homey looking diner on a non description street in West Hartford, this place, with its plush red padded booths and classic diner counter and stools, cooks and serves the most... More 

Thank ChaunceyVL
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I was doing my weekend drill nearby and was introduced to this wonderful "diamond in the ruff" by a fellow soldier for lunch. The menu and prices are really great! The service is also great. Lucia, our waitress is very friendly and polite as is everyone else there. I keep going back for the food. And I think also for... More 

Thank DaddyJC
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

I had the thai curry and it was delicious. The staff is friendly and the prices very reasonable. There are parking spots at the location.

Thank Fraeulein_Cornelia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Dropped in with the family for a late dinner on a Thursday night on route to Boston. The service was great and accomodated our requests for nut-free dishes. The Pho's for the kids were awesome. My drunken noodles were simply delicious. Would love to stop by here again sometime...

Thank koalanjusa
Hartford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

While only serving breakfast on weekends, lunch and dinner at times, this cozy diner with limited parking is a taste delight. Portions are large and well presented. While the young staff is plentiful, they are often forgetful that you are there.The menu is a refreshing treat for the venturesome and well worth exploring. This place has the best "new" breakfast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Thai, American, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 New Park Ave, Hartford, CT 06110-1313
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-236-3287

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