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Best Hartford Seafood Restaurants

Nothing is more disappointing than going to an oceanfront restaurant, only to discover that the bland fish you're eating was frozen between being caught and being served to you. The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Presented in alphabetical order, here are the best seafood restaurants in Hartford (CT).

The Capital Grille Steakhouse
44 Front St.
Hartford, CT 06103
Downtown Hartford's steakhouse for big spenders, offering a menu that ranges from Wagyu burgers at lunch to dinnertime’s lobster tails and tenderloin. More...

Jasper White's Summer Shack Seafood
Mohegan Sun Casino
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Uncasville, CT 06382

The raw bar and seafood shine at this upscale lobster shack inside Mohegan Sun Casino. More...

Max's Oyster Bar Seafood
Dining Room at Max 964 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06107
A see-and-be-seen scene and good food in downtown West Hartford. More...

The Mill on the River Modern American
Dining Room at The Mill on the River, South Windsor, CT 989 Ellington Rd.
South Windsor, CT 06074
A romantic yet family-friendly waterside restaurant with a celebratory vibe. More...

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