The Half Door | Hartford, Connecticut
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The Half Door
Exceptional based on 6 ratings
Type: Bar

270 Sisson Ave
Hartford, Connecticut United States 06015 [ print map ]
860 232 PUBS

thehalfdoor.com

Hours: 11:30am - 2:00 pm


Mayor: Slubgob (6) | Taps: 15 | Bottles: 100


The Half Door

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Beer Available At The Half Door (arranged by most recent)
Evil Twin Femme Fatale Blanc 98, Back East Imperial Stout 85, Uerige Doppel Sticke 98, Uerige Sticke 96, Sinebrychoff Koff Porter 99, Wild Beer Bliss 58, Samuel Smiths Taddy Porter 98, Samuel Smiths Nut Brown Ale 92, Samuel Smiths India Ale 85, Samuel Smiths Pure Brewed Organic Lager 52, Samuel Smiths Organic Cider 41, St Peters Cream Stout 96, St Peters Old Style Porter 85, Carnegie Stark Porter 95, Hofstettner Heller Bock Saphir 92, Rince Cochon 49
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6 reviews for The Half Door
 Ambiance  87%
 Service  75%
 Selection  67%
 Food  70%
 Value  60%
 Overall  68%
 Rating  70%


100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
BeersGoodnStuf  (4) East Berlin, Connecticut | January 2, 2013
Huge beer selection - both in bottles and on tap. The Kerry Steak & Cheese is my favorite. I've had a Brewdog Tokyo here (bottle) and a Samichlaus on tap. Thanks for driving, honey!
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 13/20
beerfest5  (87) Dublin, Ireland | March 30, 2010
Good place, lots of fun anytime, the goods- great selection of draught and bottles, great pub grub, and great atmosphere. the bads- parking is a joke for this place, street parking in a less-than-desirable neighborhood, and prices are pretty steep. highly reccommend it if your here for a visit and find that theres nothing to do in hartford, which ill be the first to say that, be prepared to find some fantastic beers, but be prepared to spend for it.
64
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
markwise  (169) North of Tampa, Florida | July 26, 2009
I visited for the second time in a few years last week. Great pub atmosphere: a bit dim, but great tables, bar and paraphrenalia around the walls. Service was ok- great at first, but as the place got busier it took a while to get the bill. Beer selection was ok- mostly Belgians, Irish, English, and InBev beers. Would love to see more Americans and locals. Two parking spaces in front of the place do not give much away. Food was great, even for a vegetarian. Big problem was beer prices- $8.75 for a pour. Not a problem, but prices were not disclosed until the check came.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 12/20
dogfish120love  (18) Westfield, Massachusetts | October 1, 2008
I have been here a few times, the ambiance is why I come here, it is dim lit and a vary believable Irirsh bar. They have a decent selection of beers, nothing special, almost quantity over qaulity. The staff is very friendly, yet the neighborhood is not exactly nice.
60
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
Cletus  (233) Connecticut | April 20, 2007
From the outside, this looks like a typical Irish pub. Once inside when you view their beer list, itís clear that this place is anything but typical. The bottle menu is decent, the tap menu usually has some decent beers on. If youíre in Hartford for more than a weekend, this is worth checking out. Otherwise, time would be better spent at City Steam and John Harvards.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
DYCSoccer17  (300) Woodland, California | November 4, 2004| Updated March 25, 2006
This is a typical American Style Irish Pub. They have a bar with some TVs and a few booths. A pretty impressive European Bottle list. They have a fair amount of German beers on the menu. Nothing special on tap really, but they do have some cool offerings when it comes to their bottles. Bottles are a little expensive, though. Worth checking out.-----re-rate 3/25/06---bottle and tap menu are still about the same. You will find a couple of interesting beers on tap, but nothing overly crazy. The bartender they usually have cask ales in the winter, although they only had 1 all winter this year. Menu is interesting, yet the prices are a little inflated. I asked for chicken on my country salad and it was omitted.

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