About First and Last Tavern Hartford

One of America’s top Italian Restaurants

Best Area Neighborhood Restaurant + Best Family Friendly Restaurant

First & Last Tavern offers Italian dining in Hartford, Connecticut. Featuring pizzas, pastas, salads, and other specialty dishes. From eat in dinners, to take-out, to catering, First & Last Tavern is the restaurant that offers quality food, modest prices, and excellent service.

The First and Last Tavern has been a Hartford landmark since 1936. The First and Last Tavern which derives its name for its location being the first tavern inside the town line and the last tavern when leaving the City of Hartford. For many years, it was know as the “tradesmen’s bar” when the “Original Special” of pasta, with a meatball/sausage and salad on a single plate was served at the bar or in a booth, often with a draft beer or glass of wine. Over time the First and Last pasta sauce has gained a following in the community.

As the years passed, the sauce remained the same and the award winning coal fired brick oven pizza was added to the menu. The First and Last Tavern truly is a Hartford institution.