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The Best Restaurants
in Hartford, CT

Max Downtown, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Restaurant Wine Lists in Hartford


Hartford’s dining scene presents a wide range of restaurants. Whether you are looking for the highest-rated Hartford restaurants when it comes to food, or the best steakhouses, you can follow these top 10 Hartford restaurant lists. Here you can discover the best restaurants in Hartford in a variety of categories.


TOP 10 HARTFORD RESTAURANT LISTS

Find the best steakhouses in Hartford, such as Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Romantic

Steakhouses


Top Food Ratings

Wine Lists




BEST HARTFORD RESTAURANTS
BY CATEGORY

Enjoy a seafood dinner at The Mill on the River in South Windsor, Connecticut

With so many great restaurants in Hartford, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best seafood, steakhouses and more.

Barbecue

Heart-Healthy

Kid-Friendly


Outdoor Dining

Seafood

Steakhouses

Value Restaurants


BEST HARTFORD HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve in Hartford. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day.

Easter Brunch

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day



RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.