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Firebox Restaurant

539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
+1 860-246-1222
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“duck” (27 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were swinging through Hartford on a road trip. We were hungry and found the Firebox on Google maps. Firebox was showed high ratings, so we drove on in. We were very happy with the selection. We were greeted with a smile...More

Thank John Wayne C
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have been to Firebox many times since college, and it has never disappointed me. The chef seems to have an affinity for duck and a magic touch with pork. This is the only place I've ordered chicken and been truly delighted. The welcoming and...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Firebox Restaurant is located in a historic building that captures a warm ambiance. The menu offers choices for nearly every palate. A selection of appetizers you won't find in the franchise scene. Entrees range from fresh seafood the pan-seared duck. Firebox offers a full...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My daughter goes to college in Hartford Ct, so when I pick her up from school, we always try a new restaurant. Firebox was high on our list due to its social calling and connection to locally farmed food. The atmosphere, staff, and food did...More

Thank artgrlMaine
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Food was unique and delicious. Service was excellent. The surroundings were relaxing and warm. Thank you!

Thank stephanie m
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This restaurant is amazing. I've eaten lunch here twice and both times the food was sublime. My first lunch here consisted of a butternut squash soup and a butternut squash couscous. The second time I ate fettuccine with butternut squash, pancetta, brussel sprout leaves, sage...More

Thank DonnaEnfield
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Excellent service, great dinner and easy parking. Sunday night dinner out any where is usually not your best meal. We had a wonderful time. The price fixe menu was an excellent value. We truly enjoyed Sunday night because the food was served quickly and efficiently....More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We decided to eat here before a show at the Bushnell. Decided to have a few appetizers and a cocktail. We had the grilled octopus, bone marrow, a lovely squash soup and a seasonal salad. Everything was exquisite. The service was perfect. It is a...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Has the fire gone out at firebox? I recently dined there on a Saturday night. The food was good and I had lovely company. It is a very cool space and I remembered liking it years ago when I was last there. This past time,...More

Thank tulane95
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We went again for brunch, about a year ago we had gone and gave it a rating of five for excellent, this time it was about average. Cocktails were good. But our food seemed to have been sitting around in the kitchen before making it...More

Thank Ellen C
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Annie P
26 March 2017|
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Response from Chuck V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Shouldn't be a problem. In cases like that I usually mention to the server that we have tickets to a show and they will ensure you make it on time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Broad St, Hartford, CT 06106-1402
    (Capitol Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Adjacent to city transportation routes, and within blocks of the train station.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-246-1222
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