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Grants Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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977 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2119 (LaSalle Rd)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had brunch here recently with family and it was lovely. We were seated outside on the patio which was a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere. The brunch menu is a little pricey but the food was delicious. I tried the crab cakes, the fritatta, shrimp and grits, and the caramelized grapefruit - yummy yummy. Good portion sizes too. Our server... More 

Thank rebecca m
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met my Aunt and Uncle for lunch there yesterday. I had never been to West Hartford. This restaurant is on a charming little main street that is lined with cute shops and restaurants. Parking was easy nearby in a lot. Our waitress was very good and attentive. We had the brunch menu which was a bit dated, as some things... More 

Thank Stephanie W
Bristol, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently met friends for lunch at Grant's. Our server was friendly, efficient, and very accommodating. The atmosphere was very relaxed, and we never felt rushed. The food was excellent and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our choices. It was a perfect setting to catch up with old friends. I look forward to returning to try some of their other... More 

Thank polo5270
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great dinner at Grants! The service was great and the food was excellent! To start we had cheeses & meats with figs. So delicious! The bread was super tasty. For dinner we had the trout with lentils and the chicken with grits. Both dishes were stellar. I topped the night off with a perfect espresso martini. It's was... More 

Thank Aleishia
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a late dinner on a warm night sitting on the Patio. We tried several appetizer's and salads and everything was fantastic! I would highly recommend Grants.

Thank AdventureCalgary
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could n't wait to come here to celebrate our anniversary but i was disappointed. We began with a drink at the bar. the bartender did not greet us, was not friendly and did not ask for our order. We had to ask him. We sat outside which was a very nice atmosphere. The menu was limited. The food was... More 

Thank rkisner
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable dinner at Grants. This is a busy noise place. Service was friendly but the kitchen was slow. It didn't matter though as it gave us time to chat with our friends. They have an interesting menu. The Rhode Island calamari was among the best I've ever had. The warm beet salad was also very good.

Thank Larry H
Eastham, Massachusetts
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255 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Four of us went there on a Fri. night. Great service, waitstaff couterous and knowledgeable. Nice atmosphere, Two of out meals were outstanding, the pork chop, and the chicken, The other two meals were good, not great but good. Appitizers and deserts very good also Drinks bit on the weak side. Prices on a par with West Hartford We Will... More 

Thank 98999Mike
New Haven, Connecticut
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Classic with an innovative lean We went to for my mom's birthday dinner. They were five of us dining. Firstly, let me say the cocktails were made very well with an attention to preparation and technique. Secondly, the food was very good. We had a variety of appetizers and main entrées and everyone agreed everything was prepared properly. It was... More 

Thank vanitact
Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Stopped by Grants on a busy Saturday night. Managed to grab a seat at the bar (was busy, though the crowd skewed slightly older than at other spots in WeHa/Blue Back Square). With plenty of help behind the bar, still took too long to get a food menu and for someone to take my order. (Bonus that the bar does... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 977 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2119
    (LaSalle Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-236-1930

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