First and Last Tavern Hartford

Authentic Italian Dining

The Taste of Italy

Italian food crafted using fresh, local seasonal ingredients to create signature flavors while delivering the most authentic taste of Italian cuisine. 

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Monday closed
Tuesday-Thursday 11:30AM-9:00PM
Friday – Saturday 11:30AM-10:00PM
Sunday 4:00PM-8:00PM

Regional Authentic Italian Flavors Since 1936
About Us

A Family Story Since 1936

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.

Woodfired Pizza and Delicious Italian Dishes

Our Restaurant

Our authentic brick oven pizza and many of our most popular entrees and appetizers are available for indoor dining, take out, curbside pick up and delivery. We are honoring all gift cards for First and Last Bakery Cafe. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Our Reviews

Waiters and waitresses attentive and food served quickly love this place!”

Great atmosphere and high quality food and service for decent prices

The food here is amazing! Literally get anything and you won’t be disappointed. The drinks taste great too! And I can’t forget the awesome staff!

Delicious pizza. Has a great warm neighborhood vibe where everyone knows one another. Service was excellent. Definitely 👍

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