Clarion Inn Bradley Airport
161 Bridge Street
East Windsor, CT 06088
Phone: (860) 623-9411
Fax: (860) 623-2145
Bars & Cafes
Art junkies and jazz lovers will love this artsy-jazzy cafe on Broad Street. Specially designed by artist Andres Chaparro, 226 Jazz Art Java is a unique hole-in-the-wall, that frequently hosts art exhibitions and jazz performances. The owner, Steve Lipman, is a great enthusiast of the art and emphatically promotes artists and musicians by giving them a space to showcase their work.
Chef Rob Maffucci, the owner of Vito's By the Park and Vito's Pizzeria, founded Vito's By the Water to offer the people of Windsor delectable Italian fares by the calm lake. This family owned enterprise make all their guests feel at home with their homemade cooking. While seated in the elegant ambiance of this restaurant guests can feast on pastas, pizzas and salads. Those relishing their meals at the patio can take in splendid views of the pristine waters, surrounded by lush green trees.
Nestled in a former mill from the 18th Century The Mill on the River is popular for offering its diners scenic views as they relish their meal. The menu feature American cuisine with contemporary twists blended in. Guests can gorge on steaks, chops, pastas, roasted meat and much more. Complement your meal with a wine form their well stocked bar. Located on the banks of the Podunk River, this restaurant offers picturesque views of its pristine waters.
Starbucks coffee shop in Manchester has some friendly attendants and a relaxed vibe. Spend a lazy evening with a Salted Caramel Hot Coco or grab some flavorsome wraps and sandwiches.
Grass Roots Ice Cream is clearly the hero in town when it comes to ice creams. Located at Park Place, the popular creamery is known for the range of delicious artisanal soft serves it offers. The flavors keep changing (sometimes many times in a day) and they're always experimenting, which keeps regular patrons interested. The use of a 100 percent natural and organic (whenever possible) ingredients is quite evident in intense flavors of the offerings at Grass Roots - it's a definite upgrade from your run-of-the-mill ice cream franchisees which serve over 25 factory-made flavors every single day. Open all week, Grass Roots is a gem of Granby which warrants a visit!
Located on the fringes of the Wickham Park, Marco Polo Restaurant & Banquet Facility is a great place to eat some delectable local fare. The menu features popular dishes of pastas, steaks, ribs, roast and seafood. On Sundays, guests can drop in for a relishing brunch. Festivities are celebrated with great gusto at Marco Polo; the place is brought to life with music, buffets and champagne, check the website for details and be a part of it.
On Springfield Street, nestled among shopping outlets, entertainment facilities and eateries, lies Casa Di Lisa. At this restaurant, you can take your pick from Italian delights or sizzling steaks and even seafood specials. Complement your meal with a wine from their collection, that has won Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for three consecutive years. You can also choose from their martini list; every dish has a drink that can be coupled with.
After the success of their group of restaurants in Northampton, Spoleto opened their outlet in East Longmeadow in 2006. Guests can gorge on tantalizing fares of pasta, salads, linguine, bolognese and pies made in the stone hearth. The place, covered in hues of yellow and brown, offers a warm atmosphere to dine in. If you are waiting to be seated, why not relax at the bar and relish some drinks till you get your table and your order arrives.
Everyone who comes to Shady Glen recommends one dish: the "Bernice Original " cheeseburger. Most hamburger joints give you a burger with one, maybe two slices. Shady Glen offers up a delicious burger with four slices of cheese; cheese that overflows the griddle when cooking so that you are left with cheesy, gooey goodness on the burger and crispy, flavorful cheese all around the burger. Enjoy your burger with a side of crinkle-cut fries and a milkshake from the dairy's own unique flavors. All visitors to the Hartford area should try out the Shady Glen Dairy for some one-of-a-kind burgers and ice cream.
When The Main Pub Restaurant was founded in 1980 as the Main Pub Tavern, it was a tiny place and served only beer. The Main Pub has come a long way since then, acquiring a liquor license, expanding space and parking, and developing into a restaurant with a dining room in addition to the bar. The original outdoor sign hangs in the bar area, reminding customers of its humble beginnings. Come on down to the Main Pub Restaurant to enjoy casual dining, a full bar, an impressive beer collection, HDTVs, and live entertainment in an Old English setting.
City Steam Brewery Café is a spectacular seven-level restaurant in the historic Richardson Building with the Marriott Residence Inn. The 15-barrel brew house allows brewmaster Ron Page to handcraft up to 12 styles of ales and lagers. The moderately priced classic brew house menu has new world touches that provide for everyone's tastes. Award winning Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club performs on Thursday at 9p, Friday and Saturday at 7p and 10p. You can enjoy a DJ on Thursday through Saturday without a cover. There is also a large upscale pool room, outdoor beer garden and many function rooms.
Established in 2011, Zula Bar & Restaurant offers a unique blend of American cuisine with Mediterranean flavors. Amidst their collection of beers as well as sparkling, red and white wine, they take pride in their range of martinis. Their weekly events brings in a lively atmosphere to this place. Do not miss out on their 'Spicy Latin Thursdays', 'Friday Night Live' and 'Island Vibe Saturdays', which will transport you into a whole new realm.