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The Russian Lady

££ - £££,
191 Ann St, Hartford, CT 06103-2010
+1 860-247-5239
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good58%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
16 Jul 2017
“Fun Night Spot”
19 Feb 2017
“It's the spot to be if you want to party”
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Bar, Pub
££ - £££
191 Ann St, Hartford, CT 06103-2010
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

I followed some folks from the Yard Goats game and found The Russian Lady. It was a fun spot, good bar staff and interesting DJ.

Thank michael n
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We were here early for a drink before our show. The bartender said it would get busy later. When we walked by at 10:45ish, the line was out the door. If you want to be at the hot place in town on a Saturday night,...More

Thank blc914
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The OLD Russian Lady was an institution many years ago. We decided to check out the current incarnation after the hockey game Saturday night 1/28/2017. First, a tangle of folks on the sidewalk as carding took place before entering. Then, a tangle just inside the...More

Thank Eva B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I used to come here decades ago and recently returned. I'm just not a fan. Poor service and limited options. Not enough seating and really nothing to commend it. Not sure why I liked it before.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Recently started attending events at the XL Center and had seen the place before but frankly didn't know anything about it. Was finally able to get there recently and was very pleasantly surprised. The Long Island Ice Tea is epic(but wouldn't recommend having one if...More

Thank Oakdale29
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Russian Lady is probably one of the largest nightclubs in downtown Hartford and certainly the safest. Security staff are friendly and there are parking lots within sight distance of front doors so literally, you're not walking back alleys through downtown Hartford to get here, which...More

Thank Skysoldier4life
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Been here multiple times for drinks both before and after UConn basketball games. Service has always been pretty good and the staff are friendly. A decent selection of beer is available. Best part is that it is right outside the XL Center to grab a...More

Thank Justin E
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Russian Lady is a landmark in Hartford. I have not been back there in over 10 years and I loved the additions to the second floor. The long island ice tea is still there signature drink.

Thank Lou B
Reviewed 30 July 2015

My husband and I both had a burger. He is very impressed with the selections of beer on tap. They have great pub food and or waitress was on the ball.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I visited Hartford yesterday to visit a friend who lives in the area. I stayed at a great hotel in Bristol then drove in to meet up with said friend. I was immediately turned off at the area. Hartford is a very sketchy place. I...More

Thank Chris H
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Ann St, Hartford, CT 06103-2010
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-247-5239
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