Best Of Bars & Clubs

  • Best Bar

    Best Bar

    1) Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   2) Olive Bar 9 School St., Unionville (860) 675-8585 olivebarct.com   3) Eli Cannon's Tap Room 695 Main St., Middletown (860) 347-3547 elicannons.com

  • Best Bar for Singles

    Best Bar for Singles

    1) Olive Bar 9 School St., Unionville (860) 675-8585 olivebarct.com   2) Willimantic Brewing Co.  967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   3) Tavern at the Exchange 270 Farmington Avenue, Farmington (860) 404-2289 thetaverndowntown.com

  • Best Beer Selection In Bottles

    Best Beer Selection In Bottles

    1) World of Beer 73 Isham Road, West Hartford (860) 904-2124 worldofbeer.com   2) Willimantic Brewing Co.  967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   3) The Spigot Cafe 468 Prospect Ave., Hartford (860) 236-7663

  • Best Beer Selection On Tap

    Best Beer Selection On Tap

    1) Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   2) World of Beer 73 Isham Road, West Hartford (860) 904-2124 worldofbeer.com   3) Eli Cannon's Tap Room 695 Main St., Middletown (860) 347-3547 elicannons.com

  • Best Brew Pub

    Best Brew Pub

    1) Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   2) City Steam Brewery Cafe 942 Main St., Hartford (860) 525-1600 citysteam.biz   3) Cambridge Brew House 357 Salmon Brook St., Granby (860) 653-2739 cbhgranby.com

  • Best Cigar Shop or Lounge

    Best Cigar Shop or Lounge

    1) Tobacco Shop 89 Pratt St., Hartford (860) 524-8577   2) Mickey Blakes Cigar & Golf 50 Spring St, Southington (860) 426-9760 mickeyblakes.com   3) Up In Smoke 91 Berlin Road, Cromwell (860) 632-1962 up-in-smoke.com

  • Best Cocktails

    Best Cocktails

    1) Tisane Euro-Asian Cafe 537 Farmington Ave., Hartford (860) 523-5417 mytisane.com   2) Olive Bar 9 School St., Unionville (860) 675-8585 olivebarct.com   3) Infinity Music Hall & Bistro 32 Front Street, Hartford (860) 560-7757 infinityhall.com

  • Best College Bar

    Best College Bar

    1) Elmer's Place 1433 East St., New Britain (860) 225-7881 facebook.com/elmersplace   2) Willimantic Brewing Co.  967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   3) Black Bear Saloon 187 Allyn St., Hartford (860) 524-8888 blackbearhartford.com

  • Best Dance Club

    Best Dance Club

    1) Black Bear Saloon 187 Allyn St., Hartford (860) 524-8888 blackbearhartford.com   2) The Russian Lady 191 Ann Uccello St., Hartford (860) 247-5239 therussianladyhartford.com   3) Nixs 40 Front St., Hartford (860) 373-9400 nixshartford.com

  • Best Happy Hour

    Best Happy Hour

    1) Max Fish 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury (860) 652-3474 maxrestaurantgroup.com/fish   2) Olive Bar 9 School St., Unionville (860) 675-8585 olivebarct.com   3) Willimantic Brewing Co.  967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com

  • Best LGBTQ Bar

    Best LGBTQ Bar

    1) Tisane Euro-Asian Cafe 537 Farmington Ave., Hartford (860) 523-5417 mytisane.com   2) Chez Est 458 Wethersfield Ave., Hartford (860) 525-3243 chezest.com    

  • Best Neighborhood Bar

    Best Neighborhood Bar

    1) Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   2) Olive Bar 9 School St., Unionville (860) 675-8585 olivebarct.com   3) The Spigot Cafe 468 Prospect Ave., Hartford (860) 236-7663

  • Best New Bar

    Best New Bar

    1) Little River Restoratives  405 Capitol Ave., Hartford (860) 403-0340 lrrhartford.com   2) Cure Restaurant 55 Mill St., Unionville (860) 321-7821 curerestaurantct.com   3) Marattas Front Row 270 Farmington Ave., Farmington (860) 470-3645 frontrowct.com

  • Best Place To Eat at the Bar

    Best Place To Eat at the Bar

    1) Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   2) Olive Bar 9 School St., Unionville (860) 675-8585 olivebarct.com   3) Dakota Steakhouse 1489 Silas Deane Hwy., Rocky Hill (860) 257-7752 dakotarockyhill.com

  • Best Place To Shoot Pool

    Best Place To Shoot Pool

    1) Pig's Eye Pub 356 Asylum St., Hartford (860) 278-4747 pigseyepub.com   2) City Steam Brewery Cafe 942 Main St., Hartford (860) 525-1600 citysteam.biz   3) Old Well Tavern 20 Tariffville Road, Simsbury (860) 658-0050 oldwelltavern.com

  • Best Sports Bar

    Best Sports Bar

    1) Sliders Grill and Bar 176 Newington Road, West Hartford (860) 233-9000 slidersgrillbar.com   2) Sports Bar 157 Boston Post Road, North Windham (860) 423-6789 thesportsbarct.com   3) Chicago Sam's Sports Bar & Grille  51-14 Shunpike Road, Cromwell (860) 635-1860 chicagosams.com

  • Best Trivia Night

    Best Trivia Night

    1) McLadden's Irish Publick House 37 LaSalle Road, West Hartford (860) 231-8773 mcladdens.com   2) Plan B Burger Bar 138 Park Road, West Hartford (860) 231-1199 planbburger.com   3) Infinity Music Hall & Bistro 32 Front Street, Hartford (860) 560-7757 infinityhall.com

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