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The Elbow Room

986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
+1 860-236-6195
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“bison burger” (5 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been eating at the Elbow Room for years. I usually can't pass up their Pot Roast with Mashed Potatoes and Mixed Veggie. I also go with my grandchildren for a special chocolate fondue treat. I love the hot biscuits with lots of butter.

Thank Velma Sue
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The elbow room is a busy local hot spot on Farmington Ave. The menu is large but classic american food. Their rooftop bar is a popular spot, but small. Service needs improving. We were told there were no table on the rooftop, but we walked...More

Thank Italiangirl826
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The Elbow Room is consistently satisfying. Met a dear friend for a light early supper. Sat outside for most of the lovely evening until it began to hail. Then moved inside. Good service, good food, great friend- it doesn't get better

Thank lissiebrook
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We went here on a nice day for the rooftop. The special dish came with rancid fruit on it which we sent back and replaced with the cobb salad. It took nearly 25 mins for the cobb salad to come at which point one of...More

Thank Sheryl G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I would recommend This place to meet with Family/Friends for drinks, perfect for that. Unfortunately my food was cold (veggie burger), and didn't seem cooked enough​..the downstairs bathroom needs overall attention. I work at a restaurant, I base overall cleanliness of an establishment starting with...More

Thank Marla U
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by with my dog Savannah. We were warmly greeted and promptly seated. The server immediately brought a bowl of water for Savannah and I ordered a cocktail and lunch. The Asian salad with shrimp was perfect. While listed as dog friendly , you never...More

Thank PChabot
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you are looking for a quiet place to dine, The Elbow Room is a restaurant you probably should avoid. The food, to be sure, is tasty and beautifully presented, but the noise level precludes any meaningful conversation. This is a fun place to go...More

Thank dtsh1943
Management response:Responded 25 March 2017

Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal, and thank you for the feedback; we understand the bar crowd can filter into the dining room and it is something we pay attention to. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere....the bar area can get very noisy! Be aware.... Food here is just ok. Drinks are good. Service ok. Nothing to write home about

Thank Mylilblueshoes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I haven't visited the Elbow Room in a while. It's changed. The food has gone down. I had the pulled pork with Mac and Cheese. The pork was dried out and hard and the M&C had a funny taste. Our server was great and that's...More

1  Thank ctgama
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Why people continue to go here baffles me. Poor food quality ( hair in our food), manager that didn't care. They didn't even comp the meal we didn't eat that had the hair in it. Offered is $15 gift card instead after the fact. Won't...More

1  Thank Christina V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-236-6195
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