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Cora Cora Resaurant

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162 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110-1940
860-953-2672
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there during lunch time, but ordered arroz con mariscos from dinner menu, seafood rice was enough for two of us to share, but it was too salty for our age, got to tell the chef go easy with salt on our next visit

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Thank katherinec573
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's simplicity but cleanliness amazed me. The food was absolutely delicious and abundant. Must try their signature dessert Tres leches I am definitely going back.

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Thank florenceh316
Centreville, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing like been spoiled with superb Peruvian food! The ceviche, tamal de pollo, and the Cora orgia marina, and so on were delicious!

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Thank uniklatina
Cromwell, Connecticut
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71 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped there not for a meal; yet the host was most gracious to offer us a table. The table was covered with place mats with "Inca" motif. Walls were decorated with a few photos depicting Andes and colorful fruits and vegetables of the region. The tiled floor was immaculately clean. The environment was relatively quite, populated by early middle... More 

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Thank Karen M
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you walk into Cora Cora, you are greeted by a life-sized llama. No, it's not real, but it is memorable. And so is the restaurant. All of the bounteous dishes are fresh, made-to-order,and really delicious. The bright yellow Incan Cola may be an acquired taste, but I could get addicted to the air-puffed salted corn and green sauce that... More 

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Thank Sheila F
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Not too many Peruvian/Latin food places around, so this is a welcome break from other cuisines. The Cau Cau De Pollo is a delicious stew-like dish. The mixed grill appetizer is so tasty, but you may need to be brave to eat beef hearts, chicken gizzards, and tripe!

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Thank gsilver792
Watertown, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Hector is the owner can make you fell uncomfortable if you make a mistake on your order or your gift card(bring your pay receipt with you) or your card has no value. He charge for the AJI. Hot pepper for your canchita (corn) that you eat while you wait tor your drink and food to come is $2.00 for portion... More 

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Thank peru88
West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The food is very good . Our server was very friendly . Little bit long wait time ,which I didn't really undersrand as we were the only ones there . Would go again .

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Thank chickhazzard
West Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

When I want a very good but somewhat out of the ordinary meal in West Hartford, one of my favorite places is Cora Cora. Although the neighborhood (New Britain Avenue and Shield Street, on the Hartford side of the railroad tracks) is hardly upscale, the food, the service and the atmosphere are worthy of West Hartford Center. Peruvian food is... More 

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Thank Steve S
West Hartford
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Excellent food, excellent ambiance, excellent service. The chicken and quinoa dishes are satisfying. Desserts are amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Peruvian, South American, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110-1940
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: 860-953-2672

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