Tucked away in Elizabeth Park, the Pond House Café offers an oasis just minutes from Hartford with eclectic, creative cuisine.  The focus on local, fresh ingredients can be seen as you stroll by our vegetable and herb garden found just outside our doors. Our trendy, relaxed and cozy environment is perfect for our award winning Sunday Brunch, a romantic dinner on the patio overlooking the pond, or a lovely lunch with friends. 

The change of seasons here in Elizabeth Park offers glimpses of summer roses, autumn foliage and elegant winter wonder with reflective menu changes to satisfy your cravings year round. If it’s a quick snack you are hoping for as you wander the beautiful gardens you can stop by the Snack Shack, our take out window, and enjoy eating on our beautiful patio. We are a year round hot spot that our neighbors and loyal diners have come to cherish and enjoy.


Seasonally inspired menus that focus on fresh, local ingredients.  Our chef can be spotted in our vegetable and herb gardens gathering ingredients for the days features.  Serving lunch, dinner and our signature brunch with a variety of options that offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Brunch &
Sat & Sun

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Dinner Events




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Café Gallery

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1555 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
Phone: 860.231.8823


Friday & Saturday Night Dinner Events
(Advance Ticket Purchase Required)
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Brunch & Lunch:
Saturday, 9:30AM – 4:00PM
Sunday,  9:30AM – 2:30PM

Snack Shack – Closed for Season