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The Elbow Room

986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
+1 860-236-6195
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (2 reviews)
“pretzels” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
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986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place we happened upon for an impromptu family meal. Our server was friendly and helpful. Good food and great atmosphere. Couldn't ask for anything better. Had a strawberry fields cocktail. A tad sweet without being overly sugary. Great beer selection. Warm pretzel and cheese...More

Thank lori l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met a colleague here for a business lunch on a Friday and it wasn't busy. Therefore, the service was prompt and there was very little waiting on anything. Rob greeted me when I got there and seated me right away. I was given a...More

Thank radiowitch
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Recently had a late lunch here on a beautiful Sunday. The rooftop was perfect for the weather and the view. The service was not great- condiments we asked for never arrived, water we asked for when we ordered came halfway through the meal, had to...More

Thank Bugfast
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I've been eating at the Elbow Room for years. I usually can't pass up their Pot Roast with Mashed Potatoes and Mixed Veggie. I also go with my grandchildren for a special chocolate fondue treat. I love the hot biscuits with lots of butter.

Thank Velma Sue
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The elbow room is a busy local hot spot on Farmington Ave. The menu is large but classic american food. Their rooftop bar is a popular spot, but small. Service needs improving. We were told there were no table on the rooftop, but we walked...More

Thank Italiangirl826
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The Elbow Room is consistently satisfying. Met a dear friend for a light early supper. Sat outside for most of the lovely evening until it began to hail. Then moved inside. Good service, good food, great friend- it doesn't get better

Thank lissiebrook
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We went here on a nice day for the rooftop. The special dish came with rancid fruit on it which we sent back and replaced with the cobb salad. It took nearly 25 mins for the cobb salad to come at which point one of...More

Thank Sheryl G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I would recommend This place to meet with Family/Friends for drinks, perfect for that. Unfortunately my food was cold (veggie burger), and didn't seem cooked enough​..the downstairs bathroom needs overall attention. I work at a restaurant, I base overall cleanliness of an establishment starting with...More

Thank Marla U
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by with my dog Savannah. We were warmly greeted and promptly seated. The server immediately brought a bowl of water for Savannah and I ordered a cocktail and lunch. The Asian salad with shrimp was perfect. While listed as dog friendly , you never...More

Thank PChabot
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you are looking for a quiet place to dine, The Elbow Room is a restaurant you probably should avoid. The food, to be sure, is tasty and beautifully presented, but the noise level precludes any meaningful conversation. This is a fun place to go...More

Thank dtsh1943
Management response:Responded 25 March 2017

Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal, and thank you for the feedback; we understand the bar crowd can filter into the dining room and it is something we pay attention to. We hope to see you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 986 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-236-6195
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