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Cora Cora Resaurant

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Peruvian
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162 Shield Street, West Hartford, CT 06110
860-953-2672
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Good for:
Reservations
Delivery

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Peruvian Food Well Done

We very much enjoyed our lunch here introducing 2 newcomers to the virtues of Peruvian food. Food was well prepared and service was very good. Our friends have since been back for takeout since we left town so they must have loved it too. The decor and atmosphere are very nice as well and add to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
jvs_tampa
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Clearwater, Florida
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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English first
Clearwater, Florida
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We very much enjoyed our lunch here introducing 2 newcomers to the virtues of Peruvian food. Food was well prepared and service was very good. Our friends have since been back for takeout since we left town so they must have loved it too. The decor and atmosphere are very nice as well and add to the experience.

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Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I had an hour to fill while my car was being repaired. I went to Cora Cora thinking it was only fast food place. I was very pleasantly surprised. I was welcomed by everyone and had a pleasant hour with a great Peruvian wine and an appetizer.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A little hard to find in a strip mall off New Britain Avenue. Look for the building that used to be a McD. My wife loves that fish stew; I've tried most of the chicken items. The flavors are unique, not like Mexican or Brazilian. They're subtle yet everything tastes fresh, not canned or frozen. This is not burritos and... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A friend recommended this restaurant to us a couple years ago. We have been a number of times since. The food is very tasty and interesting. The waitstaff is among the best around as far as knowledge of the menu, courtesy, and friendliness. We like this place a lot!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I had lunch with a friend and expected greatness when you see its rated number one in West Hartford - a town with a plethora of restaurants to choose from. Lunch was average and disappointing as we ordered their special to try an app, entree and dessert. Some stars for the anticuchos and lomo saltado and chicha with deductions for... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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188 reviews 188 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It is hard to beat the price or the volume of food in this place. The service is great and the food very tasty. The dish I like the most is the shrimp with the tomatoe rice. We can seldom finish our meal. The white fish is very good as well.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Cora Cora has become a part of our Friday nights. We order the Rotisserie chicken including salad and fries for $18. You can either get delivery or pick up and enjoy this meal for a family of 4 at home. It gives my wife the night off from cooking but still feels like a home cooked meal.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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158 reviews 158 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

A group of us ate there and we were well taken care of. I had the parihuela. It was a soup with seafood. A bit spicy but very tasty. I got the medium spicy, can't imagine what hot would have tasted like. There was so much seafood in the dish that I simply could not finish. It wasn't that expensive... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Found this via trip advisor on my to my sisters house in Farmington CT for Christmas. Wow, the food and service was outstanding. Tried the ceviche and fried fish with spices, onion, tomatoes, and asparagus, outstanding!

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This restaurant is well worth visiting. The Pisco Sour was almost addictive (I had to restrain myself from ordering a second drink!) and the food was flavourful. The service was attentive and they definitely went above and beyond. When I expressed interest in the liquor used to make the Pisco Sour, the waiter brought a high end bottle of Pisco... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 162 Shield Street, West Hartford, CT 06110
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-953-2672

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?