Comfort Inn Wethersfield - Hartford
1330 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: (860) 563-2311
Fax: (860) 529-2974
Dakota Steakhouse and Tavern has a mountain cabin ambiance. Its rustic wooden accents, animal mounts, light fixtures, fireplaces and artwork oozes of coziness. It is an ideal place to celebrate special occasions with your family and friends. It is popular for its brunches but its normal steakhouse fare is equally noteworthy. Savor their dishes like Gorgonzola Steak Tips, Bacon Wrapped Scallops, Shepherds Pie, Wood-Grilled Trout, Teriyaki Sirloin and BBQ Ribs. They even have a special menu for kids.
Max Amore is the creation of restaurateur Richard Rosenthal and partner Mark Conley. Its Italian cuisine is very well received. It has been rated as "Best New Restaurant" in 1995 and "Readers' Choice" three times. It serves the brick oven pizzas, stone pies, pasta with fresh ingredients. Menu also includes seafood, pork and beef. It has reasonable wine list. A private dining room is available for special events.
Bricco Trattoria is the third restaurant opened by the famous restaurateur Billy Grant. Billy and his brothers Tone and Michael, manage the acclaimed Restaurant Bricco as well as Grant Restaurant. Bricco Trattoria offers fresh Italian food that tastes like it has come straight out of your grandmother's kitchen. The restaurant is covered in hues of brown; wood paneling and brick work contribute to the decor, that gives it a feel of an Italian farm house.
The Pond House Grille offers a typical American fare with inspiration from recipes around the globe blended in. Try out the house specials of Indian Rice that is offered with curry and filled with the goodness of dry fruits, Chicken Cesar Wrap and Pond House Burger. On Sundays, visit this place for a delectable brunch fare. In close proximity to the Somerset Square Shopping Center, you can drop in at the restaurant and take a break from your shopping spree.
The USS Chowder Pot IV offers a variety of New England staples, such as lobster, chowder, fried seafood platters and more. Certainly a favorite with the locals, families and seniors, the Chowder Pot is an enjoyable New England-style dining experience. From the sea shanty decor to the nautical designed artwork, this eatery has fantastic dining options, friendly service and the convenience of a fast food/casual dining restaurants with the hometown charm and plenty of unique menu items. Be prepared to wait in line during the summer months, specifically on weekends.
Located on the grounds of the Shops at Saybrook Country Barn, Aspen is one of the trendiest restaurants in the area. Serving lunch and dinner, Aspen is owned by the Coastal Gourmet catering group in Mystic and offers traditional New England dishes with a modern twist. During lunch, come in for a warm flatbread sandwich and hearty chowder or at dinnertime, try some pan-roasted foie gras or lobster mac and cheese.
Vanderbrooke Bakers & Caterers is one of Old Saybrook's best bakeries, making a wide variety of cakes, cookies, cheesecakes, pies and breads daily. You can get individually-sized cakes or wedding cakes for any occasion. The Chocolate Mousse Bombe and Oreo Cookie Mudslide are musts for chocoholics, and classic European fruit tarts and galettes. If you are a big fan of the classic Whoopie Pie (a single-size, round chocolate cake with vanilla cream filling), you can pick some up for your next party!
Comerio Restaurant specializes in Cuban and Spanish cuisine, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Everyday there are impressive specials, such as Stewed Pork, Root Vegetables, Stewed Goat, Baked Cod and Ham Stock Soup. Enjoy Comerio like the locals do and stop in during lunchtime. Great food at great prices.
A small restaurant that serves up authentic Mexican cuisine in the neighborhood of Frog hollow, El Sarape makes everything to order, from the chile relleno to the churros. The bilingual, Spanish and English menu, shows off the array of deliciousness that the restaurant offers with signs in both languages. El Sarape is very popular with the Mexican community in Hartford, so stop by for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Peppercorns Grill, brings to Hartford, Italian flavors straight from Rome. Peppercorns was established in 1989 by the Cialfis brothers: Dino and Sal, who learned this art from their uncle in Rome. Relish your pasta, rich in herbs and sauces, in the intimate settings of this space. The restaurant serves lunch till 3p and after that they begin serving dinner. Dine at this cozy restaurant and let your heart say Mama Mia!
Located in the Marriott Hartford Downtown, enjoy upscale dining at VIVO Trattoria. This wonderful restaurant serves seasonal creative Mediterranean cuisine in a casual yet sophisticated atmosphere.
If New Haven can have its own popular mobile cupcake service, why can't Hartford? When The Cupcake Brake parks, tuck into some delicious homemade treats. Flavors are given Hartford-esque names, like "Plain Twain," "Charter Oak Chocolate," "Hale Hostess" and "Coconut Calhoun." Not only can you choose your frosting, but you can also select a filling (peanut butter, marshmallow, chocolate ganache or Boston crème) for a small cost more. The menu rotates weekly, so check out the website for a full listing of cupcake availability. Check out the Facebook and Twitter feeds to find the day's parking location.