Italian Restaurants in Hartford

You don’t have to be Italian to enjoy fantastic home cooking. A small section of Hartford’s south end harbors some of the best Italian food in the State of Connecticut. The aroma’s of lasagna, ravioli, stuffed shells and more will have your mouth’s watering just walking from your car through the doors of these Italian establishments. The sweet aroma’s of sausage and cheese dinners can be enjoyed from a mile away. The best part, the portions are always large so plan on eating it for a midnight snack.

Ficara’s Restaurant 577 Franklin Ave. (860) 296-3238

This Italian restaurant will have you singing Chella Luna, the famed Italian ballad, even if you don’t know the words. The atmosphere is great and the food superb. Succulent meats and veracious sauces await your taste buds. Pasta, salads and home made breads compliment the meals. Whether you order Steak or Pasta, the menu is full of authentic dishes. Although there is no bar, they do serve ice cold beer and fantastic wines. They are located between Hammer St. and Plymouth St. in the South section of Hartford.

Carbone’s Italian Ristorante 596 Franklin Ave. (860) 296-9646

Carbone’s Ristorante is where the local Italians enjoy their nights out. The food is just as amazing as it is in Italy. The atmosphere definitely says Italian. The food is fantastic. You will not be disappointed after a meal in this real deal Italian Restaurant. They have a full bar as well as wines from around the world. The local favorites include, Pasta Fagioli, Lobster Risotto, and the very popular Chicken Breast Lacava. Bellissimo.

Spri’s Italian Ristorante 10 Constitution Plaza (860) 247-7747

This is one of the best restaurants in all of Hartford. People come from all over New England to enjoy their Northern Italian cuisine. The place is beautiful and the food scrumptious. The menus is full of authentic dishes as well as the chef’s specialties. Tagliatelle con Gamberi al Fresco; tagliatelle with shrimp, arugula, cherry tomato & shrimp bisque. An unbelievable serving of Spaghetti and Meatballs or the best lasagna of your life. You will find it all in Spri’s. Including hand tossed pizza and the best antipasto you’ll find in the area.

Hartford has many Italian restaurants that will cater to your cravings. You can get a four course meal or just order entee’s. You will be satisfied no matter what you order. The foods are fantastic and the service perfecto. Ciao.