Burgers Around Hartford

The Hartford area has become a hot spot for hamburger restaurants. We’ve always had the fast food places, like McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and the like, but over the past two years there has be an explosion of more upscale places featuring the burger. We like burgers, and have tried many of the options (though not all … yet). Each offers something a little different, and has their own strengths and weaknesses. In alphabetical order:

The Spot Eatery – West Hartford

Tucked into the southeast corner of West Hartford is The Spot, a hard-working burger joint that Amy and I recently visited. Each meal is one part American Classic (burger, dog and fries) and one part creative madness. The men behind the counter have devised a vast menu of flavorful combinations to transform the humble burger into works of art. Our meal included a G-Moli (guacamole & bacon) Burger, a Buffalo Bacon Cheese Burger, an order