Take Five Cookery, opened in 2002 in Hartford, Connecticut, is a restaurant known for its classically produced gourmet cuisine. Each menu, from the eclectic daily selections, panini sandwiches, soups and freshly tossed salads to the variety of foods on the self-serve salad bar, is formed from scratch in Take Five’s own kitchen. Customer favorites include the fresh daily specials, both hot and cold, as well as homemade soups such as Roasted Red Pepper, Italian Wedding and Maryland Crab.

You can find our daily specials on our website and on our Facebook page.
Take Five Cookery also offers diverse catering choices, specializing in office luncheons and in innovative Southwestern cuisine. See our Catering page for sample menus.

The restaurant is a 100-seat, counter and self serve location with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, known for delivering the unexpected on a daily basis. Korky Vann of the Hartford Courant calls Take Five Cookery “a natural stopping place” for any meal, delivering “unexpected touches” to all of its dishes. Read the full review here and see what makes Take Five Cookery the ideal downtown restaurant.

Take Five Cookery is located in The Gold Building on Main Street and serves breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday, 7:00am-2:00pm. The coffee shop location in the lobby of The Gold Building is open Monday through Friday, 6:00am-5:00pm.