10 Best Trivia Nights in Connecticut

When was the signing of the Declaration of Independence? How many ounces are in a pound? Who was the 26th president of the United States? If you can answer all of these—and many, many more questions from the beginning of time until now—then you might consider trying your luck at one of these weekly trivia nights. (Recommended for those who love trivia and pride themselves on all their random knowledge.)

McLadden’s, West Hartford, CT

McLadden’s in Northampton has a weekly trivia night every Tuesday at 9 p.m. Enjoy answering fact-based questions on your own or with your friends. McLadden’s has a casual, friendly, cozy atmosphere, offering you a one-of-a-kind craft brew experience alongside your trivia. Order from one of the finest draught beer selections in the state.

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Arch Street Tavern, Hartford, CT

What Trivia is held every Tuesday night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and you can order a full meal to help fuel your brain. They have appetizers, salads, classics (like mac and cheese!), burgers, and sandwiches for you to choose from. Drinks range from your average beer to a premium brew to wines by the glass.

Widow Brown’s, Danbury, CT

Widow Brown’s has Trivia Tuesdays every week at 8:45 p.m. Bring your friends, show off your knowledge, and snack on appetizers like buffalo wings, nachos, and mozzarella sticks. If you’re feeling a bit hungrier, you can build your own burger starting at just $10. Widow Brown’s has an expansive beer list for you to choose from, including beers on tap, in bottles, and in cans. 

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The Hideaway, Ridgefield, CT

The Hideaway has trivia every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Come for dinner and dancing while you rack your brain for the perfect answer. They serve five specialty martinis alongside thirty-six draft beer options, and all bottles of wine are half price after 8 p.m. (just in time for trivia). Food includes starters like frickle chips, beef brisket nachos, a large Bavarian pretzel, and roasted brussel sprouts.

Bobby Q’s Cue & Co., Norwalk, CT

Bobby Q’s has Best Ever Trivia Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. You can order $5 Fat Tire drafts and $1 wings as brain food, as well as classic, award-winning barbecue. Choose from dishes like beef brisket, pulled pork, St. Louis ribs, and beef burnt ends—all of which can be selected as a barbecue combo or a table platter for you and your friends to share!

Tiernan’s Bar and Restaurant, Stamford, CT

Tiernan’s is one of Stamford’s favorite local Irish pubs. They have trivia with Jonathan every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.—which means you can come for happy hour at 4 p.m. and stay until your brain’s too tired to remember who our first president was. Order a round of starters for you and your table, including dishes like mac and cheese bites, cheese quesadillas, and Cajun popcorn shrimp.

The Main Pub, Manchester, CT

The Main Pub runs a 21 and over trivia night (with a $2 entry fee) every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Join Quiz Master Rob Guilmette as he emcees five rounds of questions covering a variety of topics. Sip on cocktails like a Godiva chocolate martini, an onyx peace tea, a gin blossom, and a dark and stormy. The entry fee goes to the pool of winnings for whoever places first, second, and third. 

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The Spot Cafe, Groton, CT

The Spot Cafe has a weekly trivia night on Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. They have appetizers, soups, salads, wraps, and sandwiches for you to enjoy while answering questions. Soups start at $3.59 per cup, and appetizers include chicken wings, seafood puffs, cheesy garlic knots, and deep-fried pickles. If you’re feeling indecisive, you can get the appetizer sampler (mozzarella sticks, boneless chicken bites, potato skins, and chips and queso) for $14.99.

O’Neill’s Pub and Restaurant, Norwalk, CT

O’Neill’s Pub makes you feel as if you’ve entered an ale house that’s been established for over 100 years. They have Tuesday trivia nights from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., serving sliders for $1.50 each for you to enjoy. They have a rotating line of beers every month. Regular options include a Two Roads Honeyspot White IPA, a Thomas Hooker #NoFilter, a Goose Island Sofie, and a New Belgium Fat Tire Amber Ale.

Plan B Burger Bar, Fairfield, CT

Plan B Burger Bar has themed trivia every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Happy Hour runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., leaving you with two hours to sober up and get your brain ready for the piles of questions. They have a variety of beers on tap, including Wunderkind, Evil Penguin, Ol’Factory Pilsner, and Narragansett Lager.

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