NIXS Hartford recently threw a great Pre-opening Cocktail Party last week in preparation for their grand opening. The party introduced their new restaurant to local businesses, surrounding neighbors, and members of the community.
Hartford Front Street district’s premier restaurant and lounge serving contemporary American small bites, amazing raw bar, New England micro brews and craft cocktails. #PlayNice
Mayor Segarra, who has pushed for the acceleration of new business development in the Capital City, including implementing a new permitting process to expedite projects, said “I applaud Nixs for their investment in Hartford, for having the foresight to be a part of the city’s revitalization. We are thrilled to welcome Nixs to our vibrant Front Street district and look forward to residents and visitors having even more to enjoy in our downtown.”
NIXS Hartford officially opens for business on August 16th at 40 Front Street in downtown Hartford across from the Connecticut Convention Center. NIXS offers modern America small plates and contemporary cuisine. Paying tribute to the Boston Harbor Island, NIXS’ Mate, the neighborhood restaurant and bar serves seasonally-inspired fare, capturing the true spirit of New England.
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During the party we sampled several of their menu offerings, as well as several different cocktails choosing our favorite. They asks guests to vote for their favorite cocktail so look for the winner’s to show up on the menu soon.
NIXS Hartford serves shareable small and large plates, seasonally inspired fare, unique raw bar and handcrafted premium cocktails that capture the true spirit of New England.
NIXS Hartford is open weekdays for lunch, happy hour, and dinner. On the weekends join them for dinner starting at 4:00 pm, then stick around for the music presented by either a live band or a DJ while sipping a craft cocktail, glass of wine, or New England craft beer.
Hartford is the fourth NIXS location and is part of The Bostonian Hospitality Group, with locations in Boston, Nantucket, Hartford and Newburyport (opening soon).
NIXS Hartford Hours of operation:
- Monday to Thursday: 11:30 am to midnight
- Friday: 11:30 am to 2:00 am
- Saturday: 4:00 pm to 2:00 am
- Sunday: 4:00 pm to midnight
Address and Contact Info:
- 40 Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut
- email@example.com | 860-373-9400
Get Social with NIXS:
- Twitter: twitter.com/nixshartford
- Facebook: facebook.com/nixshartford
- Instagram: instagram.com/nixshartford
A little about NIXS Mate and the Curse of William Fly:
NIXS Mate is one of the smaller islands in the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. In 1726, upon his arrest, officials brought pirate captain William Fly to Boston, where he was executed. His body was then gibbetted on Nix’s Mate to serve as a warning to sailors not to turn to piracy. Before his execution, Fly famously scolded the hangman for incorrectly securing the noose, then retied it himself. His body, with those of two other pirates, is buried on the island. Pleading not guilty to the end, one pirate predicted the Island would sink into the sea to prove his innocence. Since 1803, the island has disappeared each day in high tide.