Most Popular Restaurants in Glastonbury

April 14, 2018 Esmeralda Fenner

Glastonbury is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, formally founded in 1693 with settlers first arriving in 1636. The town was named after Glastonbury in Somerset, England. Glastonbury is located on the banks of the Connecticut River, 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Hartford. The town center is defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census-designated place (CDP). The population was 34,427 at the 2010 census.
Things to do in Glastonbury

1. J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood

185 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4420 (Formerly J Gilbert's Wood-fired Steaks) Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options Dinner, Late Night SGD 41 - SGD 79 +1 860-659-0409
Excellent
71%
Good
20%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 579 reviews

J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood

J. Gilbert's is an "upscale casual" steakhouse serving prime-aged beef cooked over a mesquite wood-fired grill. Guests enjoy various cuts of steak, fresh seafood (including award-winning crab cakes) & other house made favorites like the Maytag Blue potato chips & chocolate velvet cake. The cozy atmosphere includes fire side dining, rich wood, brick & soft lighting where you can enjoy dinner for two or host a large party. The extensive martini & wine list offers the perfect compliment to an excellent meal delivered with attentive service. J. Gilbert's is open for dinner seven days a week, beginning at 4pm. Reservations are highly recommended.

Reviewed By arubanancy - Connecticut

We ate here again and they revised their 1/2 price wine on Mondays and now I will give this restaurant an EXCELLENT review. The food is awesome and the staff is professional and courteous. My favorite restaurant in Glastonbury.

2. Lucky Lou's Bar and Grill

222 Main St, Wethersfield, CT 06109-2340 Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover Italian, Greek, American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks +1 860-257-0700
Excellent
66%
Good
24%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
1%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 333 reviews

Lucky Lou's Bar and Grill

Modern American cuisine..All fish served wild caught, never frozen.. All beef products grass fed . ( Piedmontese beef line from Nebraska.. All vegetable hand sourced from Exec chef Lucas Kyriakos..

Reviewed By K-Lee2800

My husband and I had dinner here on a Friday night and it was wonderful! From the atmosphere to the service and food, everything was fantastic. We especially enjoyed the chili nachos appetizer, which was enough for several to share. The salmon was expertly prepared with a nice brown crust and perfectly cooked interior. We even splurged on dessert and the tiramisu was absolutely worth it! We will definitely be returning soon!!

3. Indigo Indian Bistro

232 Spencer St, Manchester, CT 06040-4618 Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options Brunch, Dinner, Lunch SGD 13 - SGD 26 +1 860-646-8600
Excellent
80%
Good
16%
Satisfactory
2%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 168 reviews

Indigo Indian Bistro

Indigo Indian Bistro is serving up five-star food at a reasonable price. We are the prime choice for those with special dietary needs, and our menu features #dairyfree, #glutenfree and #vegan options. We are known for serving great food and service, impress your guests at your next gathering by calling us for catering.

Reviewed By JohnJessica0703 - Glastonbury, Connecticut

I read some good reviews of this restaurant and wanted to stop in to try it out. The buffet on Saturday afternoon was delicious with several choices. I would recommend this restaurant as it is one of the best Indian food spots in the greater Hartford area.

4. 2 Hopewell

2 Hopewell Rd, South Glastonbury, CT 06073-2328 Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options Dinner, Late Night, Drinks +1 860-633-9600
Excellent
70%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
1%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 104 reviews

2 Hopewell

Reviewed By tj0nesbari - Boston, Massachusetts

This was a gathering of friends and the evening was very nice. The rooms are a bit crowded and rather noisy but the food is good and the wait staff is friendly and efficient. We particularly enjoyed the appetizers and the wine list, which was varied and reasonably priced.

5. Ken's Corner Breakfast & Lunch

30 Hebron Ave Ste E, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4211 Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch +1 860-657-9811
Excellent
65%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 130 reviews

Ken's Corner Breakfast & Lunch

Reviewed By Steve P - Stuart, Florida

Get there early.This place fills up quickly with regular locals on Saturday. Seems like everybody knows each other there. The reason they are so popular is the very good food, great service and lightning fast kitchen. The meat lovers omelette is prepared pillow style with a nice portion of meats and cheese and is very good. The 12 grain toast is good and the coffee is great. The server was friendly and prompt. She also did the follow-up on the entree and round 2 on coffee.

6. Max Fish

110 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4400 Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks SGD 39 - SGD 39 +1 860-652-3474
Excellent
53%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
5%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 404 reviews

Max Fish

When you're in the mood for good service and great seafood be sure to check out Max Fish, the newest of the Max Restaurant Groups fine dining establishments. True to the Max Restaurant Groups mission statement, this restaurant embodies an uncompromising commitment to quality service, style and superb cuisine that made the Max Group famous. The menu at Max Fish features a wide array of the finest seafood and raw bar items, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. The Shark Bar at Max Fish also offers a lighter variety of seafood and Max classics in an exciting and up tempo environment. Max Fish is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit. Please stop by soon to see our beautiful new restaurant!

Reviewed By tosca1951 - Connecticut

We heard on T.V. that for National Clam Chowder day today Max was selling their clam chowder for $4 a bowl and donating the proceeds. So we stopped in for a quick bowl at the bar. The chowder was delicious with lots of tender fresh clams and not too many potatoes. Creamy broth was spiked with a hint of Tabasco for a slight kick. Really good. We didn't want drinks, just the chowder, but the service was still attentive and the bartender did not make us feel awkward about not ordering drinks. While we were there we took note of the nice brunch menu and vowed to return when we are looking for a full meal.

7. Bricco Trattoria

124 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2063 Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night SGD 41 +1 860-659-0220
Excellent
47%
Good
38%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
4%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 275 reviews

Bricco Trattoria

Bricco Trattoria is an authentic Italian Trattoria that is farm to table. It has the comfort of Italian farmhouse. Our service is intended to be polite, proper & polished. Our food is meant to be simple, fresh & delicious.

Reviewed By Almost50Connecticut - Connecticut

Our book club holds is annual holiday party at Bricco’s. The house wines and specialty cocktails are a great way to start....although a few complained that they weren’t cold enough. Salads and starters were tasty, and full salads were split with no up charge.

Everyone enjoyed their entrees. Pasta choices, especially the penne ala vodka were popular. The scallops and salmon were also delicious. The restaurant is very noisy, ask for a table away from the bar if you want to talk. Service was also spotty, drinks forgotten and needing to ask for water refills.

8. Max Amore

140 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-4402 Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks SGD 33 - SGD 59 +1 860-659-2819
Excellent
38%
Good
43%
Satisfactory
11%
Poor
6%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 306 reviews

Max Amore

Reviewed By Adventure Diva - Manchester, Connecticut

Located in the growing food center of Glastonbury, this 22+ year old eatery provides an enjoyable dining experience. Their crispy fried calamari with cherry peppers was done perfectly. The other menu option worth noting was there blackened gamberi salad with shrimp, mixed greens, toasted pine nuts and creamy oat cheese dressing

9. Plan B Burger Bar

120 Hebron Ave, Unit D, Glastonbury, CT 06033-2096 Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available Pub, American, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night SGD 20 - SGD 33 +1 860-430-9737
Excellent
41%
Good
36%
Satisfactory
17%
Poor
4%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 236 reviews

Plan B Burger Bar

Good times, made locally. So we had this idea. That food can bring people together in a bunch of different ways. Neighbors with neighbors. Locals with local ingredients. And bourbon lovers with bourbons worth loving. In 2006, our idea became; b Restaurants. People come here to be here. For good beer. Cool surroundings. And one burger to rule them all. Gathering is what we do. b Restaurants is where we do it.

Reviewed By Jeffrey L - Litchfield, Connecticut

All beef patties are ground on site. Extensive appetizer menu and many different beers Lots of burger choices and many other dishes such as lobster Mac and cheese or many salads Big first come first served lounge area No reservations accepted for restaurant area

10. Birch Hill Tavern

1320 Manchester Rd, Glastonbury, CT 06033-1857 Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options Lunch, Dinner +1 860-430-5550
Excellent
45%
Good
43%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
4%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 90 reviews

Birch Hill Tavern

Reviewed By BeachesAreBest123 - Hartford, CT

My husband stopped in for lunch and enjoyed rhe salmon wrap so much he took me there a couple of days later. I was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is in a big strip mall and though we’d been for food shopping several times we didn’t realize this restaurant was there. I felt like a cheeseburger. It was good, but needed a little something. Waitress was very friendly and gave me some Cajun seasoning to perk it up. Fries were good. Husband had fish tacos, which he enjoyed. Lots of options. Great little place to stop by after work when you don’t feel like cooking for a glass of wine and a decent meal. Will go back.

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