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Arugula bistro

953 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2101
+1 860-561-4888
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“flatbread” (30 reviews)
“bistro steak” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
953 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for dinner with 3 friends. One friend and I chose to order a shared salad and shared entree. Salad was beet salad with greens, tasty and enough that we had left overs to take with us. Our butternut squash ravioli was excellent, a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dakota57
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you so much for taking the time to review my bistro...i look forward to the next time...christiane

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just moved to West Hartford and after a long week of moving, we went out to dinner at Arugula. It was a thoroughly wonderful experience. The service was great. The atmosphere was European, warm, lovely with the white lights, beautiful. Food was excellent, really...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank seattleslew95
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

hi there...and thank you so much for taking the time to review my bistro...welcome to west hartford and i look forward to cooking for you again soon...christiane

Reviewed November 26, 2018

Early dinner with friends recently. Warm, welcoming, European feel, complete with crisp, white linens. Creative, tempting menu. Everyone was pleases with their meals. Attentive service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alison L S
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

thank you so much for the lovely review and i look forward to cooking for you again soon...christiane

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Service was very good....Kafta was excellent.....Salmon entree & fig/sausage flatbread were both very good....Manousha flatbread a bit dry. Wines were excellent..More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JandK832013
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

hello and thank you for taking the time to leave a review...i apologize about the manousha...i keep trying to change it up to make it less dry...i am going to try a new flatbread for it and change it up...thank you and i look forward...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

We went with our friends to Arugula, after a long time - the food and the atmosphere were great! We were able to talk while enjoying very delicious food. The wine selection is really good too. We will be back very soon. Thank you to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Samantha R
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

hi samantha...thrilled you enjoyed yourself at arugula...welcome home! i look forward to cooking for you again...christiane

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Located in the center of West Hartford, CT I was pleasantly surprised with the delicious flatbreads, cheeses and charcuterie. Adding to the meal we enjoyed blackberry sage refreshing cocktail. Friendly staff and a place I'd go back to for a great meal.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Carrie M
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

hello carrie and thank you so much for taking the time to review my bistro...i look forward to cooking for you again soon...christiane

Reviewed July 17, 2018

I'd been meaning to try Arugula for years, because I'd always heard good things. A recent write-up on the WHSquared site (for those who are not familiar with it, there's an app called WHSquared - stands for "What's Happenin' West Hartford" - that is FANTASTIC....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SarMontyG
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

thank you so much! looking forward to the next time...christiane

Reviewed June 24, 2018

As you will see in my previous reviews of Arugula, my wife and I have cherished this spot for many, many years. Fantastic food, great ambiance, and wonderful staff members. I write today merely to note that the Bistro Steak, which both my wife and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Japhen9609
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

thank youi!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Went to Arugula the other night and found that they honor reservations and the service was good--they have a nice wine list and although the menu was a bit limited not counting the flat breads, there were enough choices and the food was good.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Malcolm B
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

thank you

Reviewed June 1, 2018

My husband and I went to celebrate our anniversary this evening and found Arugula to be a wonderful spot. While the noise level got quite high as the evening went on, the service was lovely and the food outrageously good. We plan to go back...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Susan P
christiane0314, chef/owner at Arugula bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

thank you

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orklinspindrop
November 14, 2015|
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Response from christiane0314 | Property representative |
hello...we offer lunch, tuesday - saturday, 11:30 - 2:30 pm, and dinner tuesday - sunday.
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Cindy701
November 9, 2015|
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Response from ROBERT C | Reviewed this property |
depends on number of people in your party. it is a small place. i have had as many as 7 people in my party and this was fine. you should make reservations. not as noisy as some of other places mentioned and a little... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 953 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-561-4888
  • E-mail
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