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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) Half Door 270 Sisson Ave., Hartford (860) 232-7827 thehalfdoorhfd.com

  • Best Bartender

    Best Bartender

    1) Ronee - Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   2) Barry - Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   3) Bryce Hardy - Olive Bar  9 School St., Unionville  (860) 675-8585 olivebarct.com

  • Best Beer Selection In Bottles

    Best Beer Selection In Bottles

    1) Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   2) The Spigot Cafe 486 Prospect Ave., Hartford  (860) 236-7663    3) World Of Beer  73 Isham Road, West Hartford (860) 904-2124 worldofbeer.com

  • Best Beer Selection On Tap

    Best Beer Selection On Tap

    1) Willimantic Brewing Co. 967 Main St., Willimantic (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   2) McLadden's Irish Publick House 967 Main St., West Hartford (860) 231-8773 mcladdens.com   3) Eli Cannon's Tap Room  695 Main Street, 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 citysteambrewerycafe.com   3) Cambridge Brew House  357 Salmon Brook St., Granby  (860) 653-2739  cbhgranby.com

  • Best Cigar Shop

    Best Cigar Shop

    1) Tobacco Shop 89 Pratt St., Hartford (860) 524-8577 thetobaccoshophartford.com   2) Cigar World 126 Mill St., Berlin (860) 828-7870 thecigarworld.com   3) Connecticut Valley Tobacconist  337 Hazard Ave., Enfield  (860) 763-4655 cvtobacco.com   3) Mickey Blakes Cigar & Golf   50 Spring St, Southington ...

  • Best Cocktail

    Best Cocktail

    1) Tisane Euro-Asian Cafe 537 Farmington Ave., Hartford  (860) 523-5417 mytisane.com   2) Willimantic Brewing Co.  967 Main St., Willimantic  (860) 423-6777 willibrew.com   3) Olive Bar 9 School St., Unionville  (860) 675-8585 olivebarct.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) Blarney's Cafe 49 High St., Willimantic  (860) 429-9496 blarneyscafe.com

  • Best Dance Club

    Best Dance Club

    1) Nixs 40 Front St., Hartford  (860) 373-9400 www.nixshartford.com   2) The Russian Lady  191 Ann Uccello St., Hartford (860) 247-5239 therussianladyhartford.com   3) Shrine Nightclub  240 Fox Tower Drive, Mashantucket  (860) 312-8888 shrinefoxwoods.com

  • Best Dance Night Or Event

    Best Dance Night Or Event

    1) Nixs 40 Front St., Hartford  (860) 373-9400 www.nixshartford.com   2) Shrine Nightclub  240 Fox Tower Drive, Mashantucket  (860) 312-8888 shrinefoxwoods.com   3) Maple Tree Cafe 781 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury  (860) 651-1297 www.mapletreecafe.com  

  • Best Gay Bar

    Best Gay Bar

    1) Tisane Euro-Asian Cafe  537 Farmington Ave., Hartford  (860) 523-5417 mytisane.com   2) Polo Club  687 Maple Ave., Hartford  (860) 278-3333 hartfordpoloclub.com   3) Chez Est  458 Wethersfield Ave., Hartford (860) 525-3243 chezest.com  

  • Best Happy Hour

    Best Happy Hour

    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) Max Fish  110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury  (860) 652-3474 maxrestaurantgroup.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) Half Door  270 Sisson Ave., Hartford (860) 232-7827 thehalfdoorhfd.com  

  • Best New Bar

    Best New Bar

    1) Nixs 40 Front St., Hartford (860) 373-9400 www.nixshartford.com   2) Infinity Hall Music Hall & Bistro  32 Front St, Hartford (860) 560-7757 infinityhall.com   3) World Of Beer  73 Isham Road, West Hartford  (860) 904-2124 worldofbeer.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) Infinity Hall Music Hall & Bistro   32 Front St, Hartford (860) 560-7757 infinityhall.com  

  • Best Place To Hook Up

    Best Place To Hook Up

    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) Infinity Hall Music Hall & Bistro   32 Front St, Hartford (860) 560-7757 infinityhall.com  

  • Best Place To Shoot Pool (Billiards)

    Best Place To Shoot Pool (Billiards)

    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 citysteambrewerycafe.com   3) Sports Bar  157 Boston Post Road, North Windham (860) 423-6789 thesportsbarct.com  

  • Best Sports Bar

    Best Sports Bar

    1) Sports Bar 157 Boston Post Road, North Windham (860) 423-6789 thesportsbarct.com   2) Chicago Sam's Sports Bar & Grille  51-14 Shunpike Road, Cromwell  (860) 635-1860 chicagosams.com   3) Damon's Taven 310 Prospect Ave., Hartford  (860) 233-9900 damonstavern.com  

  • Best Trivia Night

    Best Trivia Night

    1) McLadden's Irish Publick House  37 LsSalle Road, West Hartford (860) 231-8773 mcladdens.com   2) Infinity Hall Music Hall & Bistro   32 Front St, Hartford (860) 560-7757 infinityhall.com   3) Half Door  270 Sisson Ave., Hartford (860) 232-7827 thehalfdoorhfd.com  

  • Best Adult Entertainment Club

    Best Adult Entertainment Club

    1) Mynx Cabaret 145 W Service Road, Hartford  (860) 247-5510  mynxcabaret.com   2) Electric Blue Cafe  62 Merrow Road, Tolland  (860) 870-7710 theelectricbluecafe.com     3) Centerfolds  1861 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin  (860) 828-0895 centerfoldsct.com  

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