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Oriental Cafe

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1257 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226-1948
+1 860-456-8885
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Apr 2, 2018
“Stunning sushi and atmosphere ”
Jun 23, 2017
“Don't Order Online!”
Closed Now
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
$$ - $$$
1257 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226-1948
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Best sushi in town and nearby willimantic. Great deals for happy hours and exquisite drinks. Staff are always friendly and prompt.

Thank foodjunkie447
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Ordered online for pickup in 45 minutes. Order had not been started when we got there. Waited another 25 minutes to get our food. When we got home, our order was short. Called the restaurant, they told us they would credit us for the missing...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

New favorite place to go to. Food made fresh and everything we've tried so far has been excellent! Scorpion bowls are awesome. Service is great!

Thank bosco8988
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is the best Asian food around. The sushi is always fresh and the fried food doesn't taste greasy. Great happy hour too!

Thank twunsch
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Service is prompt, and the food is excellent. I understand their sushi is outstanding, but that's not my thing.

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love both locations. Sushi is out of this world. Willimantic offers some Thai dishes which is different than Vernon. We love to get the scorpion bowl for two and share the sushi dinner.

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed December 11, 2015

The service was good but I didn't like that they randomly brought a dish over, then another, then another, etc. It would've been nice for them to bring all of the appetizers out together, all of the entrees at once, etc. Also, why does the...More

Thank Mailoha
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Have been to all three locations, and think this is the best. They offer the widest selection of items vs. any other Asian restaurant; Japanese, Sushi, Thai, and Chinese dishes. You won't find every familiar dish from every cuisine, except maybe the sushi offerings, but...More

Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Oriental Cafe in Willimantic is a true gem. In a converted old Arby's or something, it looks sketchy from the outside, but inside it is warm, nicely decorated, and even intimate. A bar with a couple of tv's lines one wall, separated by traditional...More

Thank RobMcG-77
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Definitely the freshest sushi in the area and the best Pad Thai! I'm normally hesitant of places that incorporate so many different styles of food in their menu (Thai, Japanese and Chinese), but this place pulls it off!

Thank Aquarius695
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1257 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226-1948
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Willimantic
  • Phone Number: +1 860-456-8885
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