With so many bustling bistros and trendy establishments opening up in West Hartford, it is rare to find a good old American chain venue. There are a few, just in case you are interested in huge portions at a cheaper price.
This old classic is located at 94 West Farms Mall. Their menu is extensive with burgers, large entrees, appetizers and let us not forget their infamous all you can eat salad bar. They also offer quite a few desserts from fresh baked cookies to a yogurt parfait as well as a full bar. Certain locations also offer a Sunday Brunch.
America's favorite Southwestern chain has a location in West Hartford just down the street from West Farms Mall. They offer classic Tex Mex and southern style cuisine. Come in for their infamous baby back ribs or the chili queso appetizer. Wet your whistle with a margarita from the bar or spice things up with their fajitas that come to the table still sizzling in the pan.
If it's a burger you are craving, Red Robin is the place to be. Located at 1509 New Britain Avenue, this restaurant is located directly across the street from the mall. Choose from over 25 different burger recipes or create your own. They also offer a number of appetizers as well as other entrees, wraps and sandwiches. A kids menu is available and the establishment also boasts a full bar. Not to be missed are the Monster Milkshakes and Malts which come in a variety of flavors.
The Cheesecake Factory
This all-around American restaurant is located at Blue Back Square. The menu is the size of a short novel and offers all types of cuisine such as New England style meatloaf, Tex Mex burritos and tacos, a variety of pasta and pizza and southern style fried chicken sandwiches. Anything your little heart desires can be found among the pages of the Factory menu. And the portions are enormous. Of course, there is the extensive cheesecake menu as well. They also offer a full bar.