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Address: 475 E Hartford Blvd N, East Hartford, CT 06118-1156
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+1 860-290-6200
08:00 - 21:00
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So many interesting stuff

Great atmosphere, and excellent customer service. There is so much fun outdoor stuff to look at, I just think the prices are way to up there. I wished they could have a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
LizBeth B
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Lebanon, Connecticut
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59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to buy a lot of things at Cabela's. They do have a very large selection of outdoor related items and good sales from time to time. However their gun purchasing system is cumbersome at best and their staff's knowledge is highly variable. I know Connecticut gun laws are onerous but they don't make the process any less painful.... More 

Thank mn984
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, and excellent customer service. There is so much fun outdoor stuff to look at, I just think the prices are way to up there. I wished they could have a clearance section or more discounts.

Thank LizBeth B
Johnstown, New York
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cabela's store is large and has the room to set up a lot of items with space to move around everything. I was impressed with the amount of product In this store. The mountain upon entry to the store is a sight to see as well as the collection of taxidermy animals and fish.

Thank jennd99ut
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Clean. Great selections. Good customer service when needed. Lots for everyone to love. Very scenic with the animals on mountains and huge aquariums.

Thank Nonnie121
Manchester, ct
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72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I sat at 115 pm to wait for gun, after selecting and filling out state form. Its now 2:56 and still waiting ... most unorganized and longest process to buy a gun ever! There are 3 people here working the area and atleast 12 people waiting and the line just keeps growing. Do not recommend....

1 Thank lorri1976
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53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My kids and I enjoy going to Cabela's all the time. It is a great destination place as well as a place to by all kinds of outdoor gear.

Thank fernandez97
Syracuse, New York
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143 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I'm not much of an outdoors person typically but enjoyed going to this store. In addition to their massive selection of outdoors supplies they also have an aquarium, a cafe, a mock shooting range, and a large number of taxidermied animals.

Thank hlawlor24
East Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

found a few things & grabbed a bite in upstairs eatery.Also check out the animal displays , along with the cave area.

Thank Thomas D
Southington, Connecticut
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54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

No doubt the store is appealing to the eye, but as a registered gun owner I found that their prices (even their so called sale prices) were higher than Newington Gun Exchange, Southbury Trading Post or Hoffman's. Recently they had a "big ammo sale". What a joke. Every item was higher priced than the exact same item at Hoffman's.

Thank Jim K
Taftville, Connecticut
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

great experience . the bargin den is awesome also.if u like outdoors stop here even if only to browse.

Thank Eric M

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