2020 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Hartford (CT) Area

Top Rated Restaurants
in Hartford (CT)

When it comes to reviewing and recommending restaurants, we believe that what is on the plate is by far the most important factor. We rate the food on a 20-point scale. Our take on the décor, service, ambience, wine list and other factors are explored within our full reviews, which are simply a click away.

Presented in alphabetical order, these Top 10 Restaurants earned the highest food ratings in Hartford (CT) .
 
Arethusa al tavolo
15/20
Farm-to-table cuisine at this rural restaurant, where dishes are prepared with rich, fresh dairy products from Arethusa Farm. See More

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Bar Bouchee
15/20
Savor fine French cooking without getting fancied up at this casual bistro owned by Connecticut's preeminent French chef. See More
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Carbone's Ristorante
15/20
Hartford's go-to place for old-world Italian cuisine and professional service has been operated by the Carbone family since 1938. See More

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15/20
Costa del Sol showcases authentic Spanish cuisine, just as it has for 30 years. See More
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Eclectic, Contemporary, Steakhouse
Max Downtown
16/20
Downtown Hartford's chophouse and seafood emporium is the place to close a deal, whether you're doing business or proposing marriage. See More

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Michael Jordan's Steak House
15/20
Mohegan Sun Casino restaurant for fresh seafood and Prime-aged steaks. See More

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15/20
American cuisine in a cozy, historic setting. See More
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Millwright's
14/20
Chef Tyler Anderson's cuisine is anything but run of the mill, even though it's made with New England ingredients and time-honored techniques and served inside a historic 17th-century mill. See More

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Todd English's Tuscany
15/20
Celebrity chef Todd English's Tuscany aces regional Italian classics at his casino restaurant. See More

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Eclectic, Contemporary, Small Plates
Trumbull Kitchen
15/20
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. See More

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