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Costa Del Sol Restaurante

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901 Wethersfield Ave, Hartford, CT 06114
860-296-1714
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fine spanish food

I've been here a few times. This time it was a bit off their perfection. It is authentic spanish or portuguese food. The grilled calamari with paprika and the cockles were very good apps. I know that Bacalao is salty but this was too salty. The seafood of clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops and fish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
bobbylupo
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Connecticut
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Connecticut
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I've been here a few times. This time it was a bit off their perfection. It is authentic spanish or portuguese food. The grilled calamari with paprika and the cockles were very good apps. I know that Bacalao is salty but this was too salty. The seafood of clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops and fish in a green broth was very... More 

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Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I been reviewing places on TripAdvisor for a little while. I did it when traveling, never thought to do so when in my home Town. Last week when I walk thru the doors of “Costa del Sol”, I notice the TripAdvisor decal, then I realize, “Geez, I’m being unfair here, this place deserve a review too”. So this review has... More 

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Tolland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Went there with a groupon and wasn't disappointed. Very authentic food. We had the chicken and sausage paella which is plenty for two. It was very good. Service was very good, we believe it was one of the owners. We will be back.

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CT
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We ate here during the "Taste of Hartford 2015" using their fixed-price menu, which included an appetizer, main course, and dessert. The Fabada soup was tasty, the main course Paella came in a large pan that filled the center of the table, as all 4 of us ordered it. The Flan and rice pudding top'd off the dinner nicely. There... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This meal was incredible... Wonderful paella ...with an incredible date.... Toda es perfecta.... The owner is a native from Galicia... He knows and serves the best Native Spanis food... Romantic atmosphere..

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a restaurant you can count on. It has a gated parking area under bright lights, a real plus in the city. Unlike many of today's restaurants, you can actually have a conversation. It offers consistently fine service with a very professional wait staff. Francisco was especially friendly and helpful in accommodating a food intolerance. Good martinis, Spanish beer... More 

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So. Windsor, CT
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

In the southernmost part of Hartford sits the Costa del Sol, a Spanish restaurant deservedly beloved by locals. It has been around for more than a quarter of century, and the menu hasn’t undergone dramatic changes. There are two soups that have been offered since it opened: a Caldo Gallego with white beans and ham, and a Sopa de Pescado,... More 

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Munich, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We went to Costa Del Sol with some friends. Our first time there. The seafood paella we had was better than simliar dishes I had while in Spain. We had an early dinner on a Saturday and the service was good. Definitely going back

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SC
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78 reviews 78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We had a reservation made. We showed up and the owner looked at me as if I was crazy when I told him I had a reservation. After some trouble he found it and grumpily he took us to a table. I think he would have preferred if he could have thrown us out. Later I asked him where the... More 

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

So my daughter wanted to take me here because she's had paella in Spain and I have always wanted to try it. The restaurant is very nice inside dress up or come casual so we ordered an appetizer Chorizo al Chorizo alRioja $ 8.00 Spanish sausage sautéed with shallots and Rioja red wine, really nice and the bread with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 Wethersfield Ave, Hartford, CT 06114
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-296-1714

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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