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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
HARTFORD

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Besides attending one of the world's Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, you'll find the best restaurants in Hartford (CT) to ring in the New Year.

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steakhouse
13/20
44 S. Main St.
Hartford, CT 06107
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A hundred wines by the glass and Prime steaks are part of the appeal of this chain offering fine dining and a comfortable, casual lounge. More...

Hot Tomato's Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Hot Tomato 1 Union Pl.
Hartford, CT 06103
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Hot Tomato's is far more sophisticated than its name would suggest. More...

Max Downtown Eclectic
16/20
Dining Room at Max Downtown, Hartford, CT City Place
185 Asylum St.
Hartford, CT 06103
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Downtown Hartford's chophouse and seafood emporium is the place to close a deal, whether you're doing business or proposing marriage. More...

Nixs Small Plates
12/20
40 Front St.
Hartford, CT 06103
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Hip yet perplexing, Front Street's happy hour hot-spot is a place to mingle, sip, nibble and "Play Nice." More...

Ruth's Chris Steak House Steakhouse
13/20
2513 Berlin Tpke.
Newington, CT 06111
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Ruth's Chris, one of the Hartford area's best bets for steak, is known for its tender Midwestern cuts served sizzling in butter. More...

Trumbull Kitchen Eclectic
15/20
Dining Room at Trumbull Kitchen, Hartford, CT 150 Trumbull St.
Hartford, CT 06103
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Trumbull Kitchen is downtown's most eclectic restaurant, a lively spot where you'll soon be sharing dim sum, fondue, stone pies, sushi, chicken wings and meatloaf with friends old and new. More...

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