The Still Bar & Grill is a friendly local bar with 15 beers on tap and great pub food. You can watch sports on one of the TVs or play a game of pool. If you're visiting on a sunny afternoon make sure you take a spot at the outdoor patio so you can enjoy a drink while enjoying the weather. The Still Bar & Grill is also known for occasionally hosting live entertainment.
The corner bar Brass Cat is a great place to head for a drink after a long day. This bar has the casual feel of a dive bar while still being very well-maintained. The regulars here are friendly to newcomers, and the service is very professional. In addition to a wide-ranging selection of beer, the bar features a jukebox, a pool table, and TVs. If you are a frequent visitor, you can join their Mug Club where you get to try dozens of different beers and get your own customized mug. Before going, be advised that this bar is cash only.
The Red Rock Tavern in Hartford's Frog Hollow neighborhood is always filled with locals eating, drinking and carousing until the wee hours of the morning. Both the bar and kitchen menus are quite large, with tons of options in beer, wine and liquor as well as many choices including seafood, burgers, grinders, salads and pasta. For entertainment, on certain nights of the week, the Red Rock provides live music, DJs and other events.