68 Main Street Torrington, CT 06790 +1 860 489 7180 (Box Office)
This is one popular venue to watch the best of the lot in the field of theater and music. Catch the famous musical Cats or the Lights on Broadway show on the Main Stage, which seats 1700 people. The Studio Theatre has a smaller stage, ideal for building a closer relationship between the audience and the show. School children are often seen at short performances especially designed for them take place on the Main Stage. Kids also get an opportunity to learn acting. Students of the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education give performances too. You can get good discounts and get to know of their latest by becoming a member. Fundraising events are also held.
41 Bridge Street Collinsville, CT 06019 +1 860 693 9762
Bridge Street Live in Collinsville (just 15 minutes from Downtown Hartford) is not your typical performance venue. Located in the 19th-century industrial town of Collinsville, this one-of-a-kind music venue has an incredible art deco decor. Drinks and snacks are served upstairs at the bar, or outdoors during summer months when you can take the beverages out to the patio. Private events can also be arranged at the venue.
625 New Park Avenue West Hartford, CT 06110 +1 860 570 1579
If you are craving some crunchy, home-baked breads and pastries, the Hartford Baking Company in West Hartford is sure to be a great stop first-thing in the morning or whenever want some sweet or savory. Many ingredients used at the Hartford Baking Company come from local producers and farms, so you can be sure that the carbon footprint of your food is minimal. Enjoy fancy coffees and other hot beverages along with what will perfectly accompany your baked goods.
357 Main Street Hartford, CT 06106 +1 860 547 1714
Peppercorns Grill, brings to Hartford, Italian flavors straight from Rome. Peppercorns was established in 1989 by the Cialfis brothers: Dino and Sal, who learned this art from their uncle in Rome. Relish your pasta, rich in herbs and sauces, in the intimate settings of this space. The restaurant serves lunch till 3p and after that they begin serving dinner. Dine at this cozy restaurant and let your heart say Mama Mia!
330 New Park Avenue Hartford, CT 06106 +1 860 236 6677
Bow Tie Palace 17 & Odyssey Theater offers big cinematic thrills with a friendly, local-movie theater sort of feel. There are 17 screen, including an Odyssey Giant Screen which offers a 60 x 40-foot (18 by 12-meter) projection of the latest blockbusters. Guests can also enjoy restaurant-quality food at the movie theater, with tasty treats like funnel cakes, sliders, nachos,
56 Arbor Street Hartford, CT 06106 +1 860 232 1006
Contemporary art enthusiasts will love Real Art Ways in Hartford, housed in an old typewriter factory. This multi-purpose venue hosts theatrical productions, concerts, movies and art installations throughout the year. Films include indie flicks, foreign classics and musicals.
330 New Park Avenue Hartford, CT 06106 +1 860 549 0030
Bow Tie Cinema City at the Palace brings together the old-fashioned movie-going experience with small cinemas, fresh baked goods, fine coffee and independent cinema. Five screens show indie classics from the United States and around the world.
This local Irish pub serves traditional pub grub and New England favorites, like Clam Chowder on a menu offered for lunch and dinner. There are live music performances daily, often with nights dedicated to Celtic music and bands. Saturdays and Sunday, stop in starting at 10a to grab some breakfast with specials, like The Big Arse Breakfast, an artery-clogging mound of deliciousness with bacon, sausage, fried eggs, home fries and toast.
Tisane Tea & Coffee Bar is a little bit of everything: café with lovely coffees and teas during the daytime, gay/lesbian bar (alternating nights or for special local events) and cocktail bar featuring some of their brews. You can always stop by for a drink or lunch to enjoy at this small café. Definitely a fun place to sit and relax for a few hours or catch up on your work with the free WiFi.
100 Evergreen Way South Windsor, CT 06074 +1 860 432 4575
Burtons Grill at The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk offers California flavors in New England with a hint of steakhouse and seafood classics. Enjoy Ribeyes, Filet Mignon, Tuscan Brick Chicken, burgers, salads and much more. Other guests enjoy coming here to sip some cocktails or fine wines from their extensive menu. Burtons Grill also offers a notable gluten-free menu for its patrons.
Venite a mangiare! Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery over on Franklin Avenue
serves fine Italian pastries, like, cannoli, sfogliatelle, baba and pasticiotti. One step inside and it truly feels like you are in a Neapolitan bakery. During the summer months, stop ...
Located on Route 66 in Middlefield, New Guida's Restaurant is
a local favorite for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The steady stream of customers throughout the day tells you everything is delicious, from the fluffy morning pancakes to the double ...
The Ivoryton Playhouse in Ivoryton (so named for the town's
past as a major producer of pianos and the need for ivory to make the keys) is a jewel of a local, regional theater. This small venue booms during ...