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Beautiful day at the Homestead Inn luxury hotel in Greenwich, Connecticut, where you can dine at Thomas Henkelmann restaurant

With fine dining, Appalachian hiking and enough history to make legendary resident Mark Twain proud, Connecticut offers much more than a commute to New York City. Hartford's world-class convention center attracts business travelers, while the coast draws everyone from luxury lovers to sea goers.


Dining room at Max Amore, one of GAYOT's top Hartford restaurants


Search for Restaurants in Hartford

Top Food Ratings

With food quality, décor, service and ambiance in mind, Hartford boasts more than 20 top-rated restaurants. Follow your heart and stomach and head to one of the city's most delicious spots.

Cozy dining room at the Grist Mill Restaurant, one of GAYOT'S Top 10 Hartford Steakhouse Restaurants


Best Restaurants in Hartford

From barbecue to heart-healthy to fine dining restaurants, Hartford offers a wide variety of dining destinations guaranteed to satisfy any appetite. Whether you're looking for wine lists hailing international picks or the best food or romantic ambiance, we have your guide to the capital's best.

The Hartford skyline at night


72-Hour Vacation in Hartford
The riverside capital that bloomed with the development of America's insurance industry has plenty of ways to entertain for 72 hours. On a long weekend in Hartford, you can come and go with ease, opening up a world of recreational opportunities, from river tubing to tossing the dice.

Relax at the Mayflower Grace in Washington, Connecticut


The Mayflower Grace
This former school was originally converted to an inn in 1920. The mid-20th century saw it fall to disrepair, but it was revitalized in 1992, when its current owners took the reins and fashioned it after the classic country houses of Europe. This hotel enhances mind, body and spirit by offering tailored programs for a luxurious experience. Whether you want to fill your days with activity or just max out and relax, you're sure to find your best fit.


Elm Restaurant is one of GAYOT's top-rated dining spots in the Greenwich area, Connecticut


Guide to Dining on the Coast

Top 10 Restaurants in Greenwich

Top Food Ratings

Best Steakhouses

Best Heart-Healthy Restaurants

Savor a stunning coastal view as you head to Greenwich's best restaurants for fresh seafood, al fresco dining and romantic ambiance.

A luxe bedroom at Homestead Inn luxury hotel in Greenwich, Connecticut


Thomas Henkelmann Homestead Inn
Located in one of the most historic neighborhoods of Greenwich with some of the most expensive real estate in the country, the Homestead Inn can hold its own. Today, there are 19 tasteful chambers on this historic property, along with the famed Thomas Henkelmann restaurant.

Exterior of coastal Delamar Greenwich Harbor hotel in Greenwich, Connecticut

Delamar Greenwich Harbor Hotel
Perched right on the harbor, steps from the fashionable stores, restaurants and businesses on Greenwich Avenue ("The Rodeo Drive of the East Coast") and just 40 minutes from Manhattan, The Delamar Greenwich Harbor Hotel is Greenwich's one and only waterfront luxury property.

The Florence Griswold House in Old Lyme, Connecticut is a national historic landmark


Destination: Old Lyme
It is in Old Lyme, a serene inlet at the mouth of the Connecticut River, where early 20th century Impressionist artists sought refuge from the trials of city life. Much of the character that inspired painters over a century ago remains today.

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