Hartford Night Life
Celebrating the arts and food by night
he area's dedication to the arts continues at night, with a wide variety of sites and performances to enjoy. The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts has been a continuous place for quality entertainment for decades. Another popular stop that should not be missed is the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, which is part of the University of Connecticut's Department of Dramatic Art. Youth for years have developed their talents and pleased audiences at the Hartford Children's Theatre, while the nearby Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra performs regularly in the area. Hartford is also home to the Connecticut Classical Guitar Society and the Connecticut Opera. If you like chorale music, the Hartford Chorale features 130 talented singers from a handful of states who compete each year for a coveted spot with the group. You can always find something worth seeing at Trinity College's Austin Arts Center, including dance, theater, and music. The school also is home to CineStudio, which showcases new movies and cinema classics. But before you head out for an evening of local entertainment, make sure you take advantage of the many restaurants, cafes, and assorted dining options in Hartford. Here you'll find a hearty mix of dishes celebrating the local culture as well as ethnic and international cuisines. Some of the more popular eateries include the Chale Ipanema Restaurant, Costa Del Sol, Tisana Tea & Coffee, and Woody's Hot Dogs. So come to Hartford and let the past revitalize your future.
Recent Restaurant Reviews
“No one ever picks up the phone at this restaurant”
“Good comfort food in large portions. Veal dish was very good but the shrimp dish seemed a bit overdone. Sausage and peppers were fine. Service was attentive, prompt, and pleasant.”
“Ordered veal Parm very bland no flavor. The appetizer (escargot) much better than meals.”
“We travel from Upstate NY to visit Adolph's for their out of this world smoked Sausages and meats. The neighborhood's a littel rough, but we brave it to get the BEST kilbasi in the northeast. The ladies behind the coun... ”
“Terrific establishment from the minute we arrived, a host was there to open the door for us. We were promptly seated, our server was a very nice young lady to who explained to us there specials as well as some of her per... ”
“I love coming to Francescos for the great music, the Italian food, the cocktails and the overall experience. If you haven't been to Francesco's you better go there soon!!”
“I fortunately ate here despite being misled by the wrong menu posted on menupix,com. The food and service were great , prices were also reasonable with abundant portions. I am so glad we tried Nutshell and will definitel... ”
“Hey come and try it out I miss connecticut and this was a great pleasure to experence!
They are great:)
“This past Monday a friend invited me and two of our book club ladies out to dinner, we all enjoyed our meal, and the prompt services we recived. The food was great, we also had a very nice waitress. I was most impress ... ”
“Great food, amazing prices, and excellent service from our waitress. Hands down best Portuguese's restaurant I have been to!”