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Chowder Pot IV

165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
+1 860-244-3311
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (25 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“chowder” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For the most part, this place really has taken a dive. Its really like a massive diner now. People dress like they are taking a bus trip. Super casual dress, which now fits the new vibe. Groups sitting eating dinner with hoodies on. I never...More

Thank Sista-Levi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on a Wednesday for lunch. The place was clean and my waitress was great! I had shrimp cocktail. They were big and fresh. I was given a honey bread and butter that I had with my salad. Scallops were so good. You got...More

Thank Anna20152norm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the things that impresses me about Chowder Pot IV is that this very good restaurant is equally good at banquets and group dining. They have state-of-the-art banquet facilities that can be used for a variety of events, and the quality of the food...More

Thank redeco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typically full meals exceed my capacity and the lite fare is perfect for me. Seafood is great AND salad with Gorgonzola dressing is a true work of culinary perfection!

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed every meal I have had here. Steamers are fresh and hot lobster is good. They have other dishes for those that do not like seafood

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't been here in quite some time and decided to give it another try. Unfortunately this will be our last trip here. We started with the escargot which were delicious. I thought this was going to be a start to a great meal. Boy,...More

Thank Gracemarie S
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Walking through the door you get a great vibe that you are just about to have a great meal. But then the hostess seats you at your table and wait and wait and wait. Our waitress would loose a 100 meter dash contest to a...More

Thank Cacabesa
Reviewed 31 December 2017

My first meal in Connecticut was so good. I highly recommend the Lazy Man's Lobster. It was delicious. We liked it so much that we ate here the next day for lunch. I had the Lobster Roll. Another great choice.

Thank 971charlenen
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My husband and I had an early dinner for my 60th birthday. Staff were very friendly. I had the Seafood Imperial which had shrimp. lobster and scallops in a mushroom cream sauce. My husband had the scallops with seafood stuffing casserole. Both dishes were very...More

Thank geezee57
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I haven’t been to the Chowder Pot in years due to poor service and food quality. What a great surprise to see a huge turn around. The service was great. Usually buffet style food is lacking. I have to say it was top quality and...More

Thank Dan F
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9 July 2017|
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Response from CKR72482 | Reviewed this property |
They have packages & a nice room in the back for functions. Food was good and reasonably priced. My daughter-in-law's bridal shower was there. There were 35 of us. I am sure they could accommodate 40!
Laura C
15 October 2016|
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Response from Jerandnanc | Reviewed this property |
Best to call the restaurant to get the most current information.
24 September 2016|
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Response from Noodlebee | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-244-3311
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