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Bin 228

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Italian, Wine Bar
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228 Pearl St, Hartford, CT 06103-2113
+1 860-244-9463
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Coventry, CT
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have always meant to go to Bin 228 but just never got the chance. The service was great, the food exceptional, everything terrific. Will definitely go back soon.

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Thank GoatgirlCT
Hartford, Connecticut
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288 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bin 228 often has twine tastings and other small events that sell out quickly. I like to eat there tapas style, sampling several appetizers. The bar area is small, in fact the entire place is small so definitely call ahead. On theater nights the place is pack and then clears out for the show, so right after tat is... More 

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Thank JBMartiniguy
West Hartford
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Food is really good, atmosphere is quiet and cozy, and the wine is good too! I wasn't happy about sitting practically right on top of the people next to us, especially when there was room on the other side of us, but my host was already seated so I didn't want to make an issue out of it. The hostess... More 

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Coventry, Connecticut
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Half Price bottles of wine every Monday!! Good selection of wine and the food was good. The risotto could have used a bit more finesse and the I would have like a different type of sausage, but the appetizer and gelato made up for it. But overall, this was very good for the price.

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Thank KMAN1981
Bristol, Connecticut
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal at Bin228 during the Taste of Hartford, and it was also a great value! My first course was a type of pork dumpling that was delicious and my entree was a beef risotto, which was also great. The service was good, which is more noteworthy during the Taste of Hartford, because restaurants are busier than usual,... More 

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Thank Allison E
Canton, Connecticut
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Had tickets to see a show at Theatre Works in Hartford. Decided to eat directly across the street at Bin 228. Had been there before for drinks and desserts after a show but never dinner before. What a treat. The restaurant was buzzing and pretty full but we were able to sit at a high top in the bar area.... More 

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East Granby, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I looked up menus before taking out a team member......the small but excellent list of desserts did it My lunch was light ..... creamy tomato basil soup, with a side dish of crunchy fried brussel sprouts. Others had the Mahi Mahi tacos with chopped mango, and a pasta sausage dish. The highlights were the desserts. I had bread pudding with... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Bin 228 is small restaurant/bar just across the street from a theater (live shows) on Pearl street just a block over from Trumbull St. They get really crowded on nights that the theater has a performance. But after show time starts, the place opens up nicely. I've been to Bin 228 numerous times. Sometimes I just get a glass of... More 

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Thank DonDonPython
Manchester, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Went to this fine wine bar before a show and as usual, they did not disappoint. The wine selection is fabulous and most are available by the glass. I had the risotto special with shrimp which was excellent and my husband had one of their coppa paninnis. Server was both friendly and efficient. Highly recommend!

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Thank anne c
Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Terrific, freshly prepared food. Specials are always special. Large wine selection and smooth, friendly service. Comfortable atmosphere with local art adorning the walls. Can't go wrong with Bin!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Pearl St, Hartford, CT 06103-2113
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-244-9463

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?