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Chowder Pot IV

165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
+1 860-244-3311
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (86 reviews)
“chowder” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
165 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2102
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had dinner here on a recent trip to visit my dad. Chowder was really good. My niece had the scallops casserole, which she enjoyed. I had the scallops in garlic and butter. So delicious. The main event was my father's meal. He had lobster...More

Thank stbksgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to this place off and on for the last 20 years. Food is still outstanding and I had good service. The only bad thing is I don’t live near it!

Thank Vandydog
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A very special day with family to the Chowder Pot of Hartford. This is a favorite place for many every day for folks who might look and enjoy restaurant serving specials with fish as specialty. A very busy restaurant filled usually with happy faces because...More

Thank gap012016
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I usually spend way too much time on-line searching for a restaurant to try. We live in the southeastern part of CT and most of the "cool" spots are located in cities which I avoid at all costs for a variety of reasons. For our...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Online research led me here, and I'm glad it did. Food was all delicious and reasonably priced, wait staff was super friendly, and the interior had an old-school charm to it (although I can see why some people say it's dated-- all a matter of...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed August 11, 2018

you really get a LOT of food wife and I split s bowl of chowder and prime rib and still had leftovers walking distance from hotel we stayed at a bit pricey but well worth it

Thank s3production
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful place good food good vibes . Great service just needs an update . We went here on a Saturday night and it wasn’t so bad not a long wait at all .

Thank Sonal1107
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The only complaint from our party of 3 was it was too much food! My husband and I got the Seafood Imperial with rice as a side. It was delicious! My daughter got the Cajun Shrimp/Penne and she was satisfied as well. All the dishes...More

Thank TraceLeG
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Met expectations! Clam chowder was wonderful, service was great, and the meal was served with a wonderful crusted bread! Caesar side salad and baked potato were good. We had lobster for the first time and it looked beautiful. We ordered the stufffed lobster. Bathrooms clean,...More

Thank Loretta O
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Great seafood, huge portions and great service. Sydney was our server and was excellent. This was our first time and we will be back.

Thank ChicopeeJoe
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July 9, 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
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Jerandnanc | Reviewed this property |
Best to call the restaurant to get the most current information.
September 24, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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