About us

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Since 1930's

Over 100 Years of History. The original Hawthorne was a two story, pegged beam structure built over 100 years ago. It became an Inn in the mid 1930s and provided lodging for travelers between New York and Boston.The Hawthorne is one of the premier destinations in Connecticut for banquets and upscale dining. Located in the heart of the state.

Our experience is unique. Our menu options are incredibly diverse and our customers always leave full and satisfied. Whether you love decadent desserts or juicy filet mignon, all of our dishes are prepared by a master chef, with only the best ingredients.

Weddings and Banquets feature exceptional food, and an incredible atmosphere. The options are endless with rooms that seat between 8 and 300!



Chef Ray Harlow

Major Hartford area corporations such as Northeast Utilities, Aetna, and Comcast are all located within five miles of the restaurant. Berlin is also home to Bayer Corporation and within a short distance to business parks in New Britain, Newington, Meriden, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield, Cromwell, and Middletown.

Given the restaurant's location between Hartford and New Haven, The Hawthorne caters to many students and their families visiting universities including Central CT State University, Wesleyan University, Quinnipiac University and University of Hartford.

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New Menus Same Location

The Hawthorne has been providing fine dining and world-class entertainment to Connecticut residents for years. Our restaurant features delicious classic menu choices with something to fit everyone's taste.

A CT Restaurant just minutes from Hartford, Wallingford, Meriden, Cromwell, New Britain, Bristol, Middletown, Hamden & North Haven! Visit us today and get to know our amazing staff. The Hawthorne is your dining and banquet facility!

About us

Our experience is unique. Our menu options are incredibly diverse and our customers always leave full and satisfied. Whether you love decadent desserts or juicy filet mignon, all of our dishes are prepared by a master chef, with only the best ingredients.

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The Hawthorne
2421 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT 06037
Phone: (860) 828-3571

Operating Office Hours

  • Mon - Sat
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Restaurant Hours