Hartford has an awesome nightlife that draws people from all over the area including many young professionals who live and work in Hartford. There are numerous nightclubs in Hartford, especially in the downtown area where there are pockets of areas filled with bars and clubs. Additionally Hartford has a growing number of establishments for the 30 and over crowd which offer upscale bars with live music.

Allyn Street/ Union Station/ Union Place/ Ann Street in Downtown Hartford:This is the main club area in Downtown Hartford. The area is filled with all kinds clubs, restaurants and bars. With this said there are also many other well known establishments in other areas of downtown and in the city.

Places to Visit: (Nighclubs, Bars, Restaurants)

Pour House at 103 Allyn Street

The Palace at 113 Allyn Street

Standing Stone at 111 Allyn Street

Agave Grill at 100 Allyn Street


The Tavern Downtown at 100 Allyn Street

On the Rocks at 50 Union Place

Bourban Street North at 70 Union Place

Mad Dawg's Rock N Roll Saloon at 76 Union Place

The Federal Cafe at 84 Union Place

Sweet Jane's Rock N Roll Eatery at 88 Pratt Street  This place is gone.


Life Ultra Lounge at 81-83 Asylum Street


Tapas on Ann at 126-130 Ann Street

Club Blu at 183-191 Ann Street

Coach's Sports & Spirits at 201 Ann Street in Downtown Hartford

Arch Street Tavern at 85 Arch Street

Crush Bar at the Hartford Marriott Hotel Downtown, 200 Columbus Blvd.

Element 315 at the Hilton Hartford Hotel Downtown, 315 Trumbull Street 


Bin 228 at 228 Pearl Street

Vaughn's Public House at 59 Pratt Street

Melao Nightclub at 89 Arch Street

The Russell at 103 Pratt Street

Cloud 9 Lounge at 7 Congress Street

Black Bear Saloon at 187 Allyn Street

NV Nightclub at 177 Allyn Street


City Steam Brewery Cafe  at 942 Main Street

Room 960  at 960 Main Street

Koji at 17 Asylum Street

McKinnon's Irish Pub at 114 Asylum Street


Pig's Eye Pub at 365 Asylum Street

Black Eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues  at 350 Asylum Street

Tisane Tea & Coffee Bar at 537 Farmington Avenue

West Wings Bar & Grill at 310 Prospect Avenue   This is now Damon's Tavern.  It's a very nice sports bar/restaurant with TV's at each table.

The Sisson Tavern at 86 Sisson Avenue

Wood N' Tap Bar & Grill at 99 Sisson Avenue

Half Door at 270 Sisson Avenue

Sidewalk Cafe at 236 South Street

Tee Bits Cafe and Lounge at 768 Maple Avenue

La Casona at 681 Wethersfield Avenue

Chez Est at 458 Whethersfield Avenue

Happy Hour Alternative:

Adventure Rooms

Your night should begin or end at this local business with reservations available from 4 pm to 2 am.

Adventure Rooms, located at the Hartford/West Hartford border, offers a unique experience for groups of two to twelve people in a race against the clock. The basic idea is that your group will be locked in a maze which contains a variety of “tools”, which your team has to use to get out of the maze in 60 minutes or less. Only about 25 percent of groups escape the maze.


Great Sites to Visit for Hartford Nightlife Information and Pictures:

http://www.boramusic.com Boramusic is an event production company that hosts parties that draw people from all over New England. Check the schedule to see what club events are coming up! Register to see pictures of Hartford's hottest and most stylish parties.

http://www.metrocrawl.com Metrocrawl is the most comprehensive nightlife guide for the Hartford New Haven area. See whats going on every night of the week.

http://www.ctnow.com/ Great site for information on everything to do in CT. There are restaurant listings, reviews and links, nightclub info, movie listings, attractions, and concert info

http://www.clubct.com/hartford.htm Direct link to a list of some of the Hartford nightclubs with links to their sites