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City Steam Brewery Café

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City Steam Brewery CaféCity Steam Brewery Café
BA SCORE
86
very good

90 Ratings
Ratings: 90
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 14.17%
Active Beers: 23
Beer Ratings: 559
Beer Avg: 3.7
Taps: 10
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

942 Main St
Hartford, Connecticut, 06103-1214
United States
phone: (860) 525-1600

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Reviews by arnulfooxblood:
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3.9/5  rDev +2.4%

I've stopped by here twice in the last couple weeks and have had very good experiences on both occasions. There is a good selection of brews, all of which are good to varying degrees. The food is solid, nothing flashy, but really, do we go there for the food?? Beautiful old building, several stories of seating, so I doubt that there would ever be too long of a wait. They have entertainment pretty frequently, some kind of comedy club on the weekends and Irish music on Wednesday. The service was good the first time I went, but pretty slow the second. Definitely worth stopping by. Growlers to go too!

arnulfooxblood, Jan 19, 2007
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev +5%

JKV96, Saturday at 11:07 PM
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4/5  rDev +5%

Wyatt_Sasser, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of jjboesen
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Located in downtown within the confines of a beautiful Romanesque building that was once a department store, City Steam Brewery Café is the only brewpub in Hartford. The venue sprawls through several floors and includes a patio and a pool room; this review is based on two recent visits to the main floor bar area. The bar is rather large, seating around 50 people with room among a scattering of high tops in which thirsty Hartford office workers can mingle and discuss insurance, no doubt. (Hartford is America's insurance capital.)

The beer selection is decent and runs the gamut of styles; my choices: Acapulco Gold, a session IPA; Blonde on Blonde, an American Pale Ale; Sneak Peek, an amber lager; Pugnacious Porter, an oatmeal stout and the favorite being something called Naughty Nurse, which appears to be an English bitter. Extensive food menu that includes all-day omelets and some attentive servers makes this a popular place to imbibe. They offer a Mon-Fri Happy Hour, when beers are $2.00 off.

All in all, an enjoyable place to quaff fresh beer when in the Nutmeg State.

jjboesen, Sep 03, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +12.9%

LutherBrau, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

hoppymcgee, Aug 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

BigRizz62, Aug 19, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +7.6%

Tkissell, Aug 17, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -60.6%

chippo33, Aug 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

Bjorn2bWild, Aug 05, 2014
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City Steam Brewery Café in Hartford, CT
86 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.