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J Restaurant Bar

297 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106-3324
+1 860-527-7764
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, International, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
297 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106-3324
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great mahi mahi and rice plate w iceberg wedge salad. Pricey, but bustling popular lunch spot in downtown Hartford. Menu was extensive and diverse. Food was excellent and good vibe at lunch. Table or booth seating. Comfortably full on Wednesday at noon. Relatively...More

Thank gfp76
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant. The dining rooms and bar are cozy and comfortable. The patio is perfect for a lovely summer day (or night). The food is great. Recently we tried the flank steak, risotto and salmon. The mussel appetizer was heaven, I wanted a spoon...More

Thank traveling_nana2011
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A group of us came here for a business lunch. The staff is great, they took our orders and allowed us to conduct the business and didn't interrupt. We had pizza, wrap and fried moz.

Thank stagetek23
Reviewed 22 May 2017

When you want good food, at an affordable price and more importantly,served within your lunch hour - J's is perfect! Great, fresh food, served fast and with a smile. The Chicken Cesar is one of my favorites. Also, you never know which famous politicians may...More

Thank WeHaFoodCritic
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place has good reviews and looks like a nice restaurant. Also the prices are a little higher than other places in the area, so you'd think it's nice. The staff was friendly and the place is clean, however my food was not good at...More

Thank michaela t
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I enjoy J's and love the signature salad with spinach and chicken. The dressing is awesome too. My colleagues however are not as thrilled with the place, they They will eat there and enjoy a good meal, just not every day.

Thank I7294WDnancya
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had a Taste of Hartford meal that offered a variety of choices. Apps: asparagus soup that was brothy rather than creamy sprinkled with crabmeat, interesting change from cream of asparagus, but only a slight hint of asparagus flavor; J's salad was good as usual. Entree:...More

Thank Xjuiceman
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We waited too long to book a pre-theater reservation and thought J might be a good option given its distance from downtown. So glad we went. Two of us had the filet mignon au poivre. The meat was delicious and sauce had a nice, not...More

Thank Niborcire
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with colleagues. First time. Was convenient and had parking lot which got pretty packed by 5pm when we arrived. I never saw a hostess upon entering or leaving the restaurant. Service, in general, however, was good. Tried several appetizers(liked coconut shrimp) and...More

Thank kkr67
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great service and a relaxing atmosphere. Can't wait to go again. Crab cakes were all crab and no filler. The Tuscan shrimp pizza was also very tasty.

Thank DavidP4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106-3324
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-527-7764
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