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Butterfly Chinese Restaurant

831 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119-1546
+1 860-236-2816
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“crab rangoon” (3 reviews)
“tofu” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
831 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119-1546
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant has a beautiful aquarium and piano. Staff was friendly and service was excellent. Food was good but not great.

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We stopped here for a late lunch between walking around Reservoir 6 and the Elizabeth Park gardens. The restaurant is nicely landscaped outside, and we were seated right beside an exceptionally nice aquarium. The crunchy fried things were very fresh (not usually the case) and...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Disappointing food all around best part was the coconut ice cream for dessert and it was probably store bought. Groupon reviews always give these places great reviews but if you want the real ratings come here to Tripadvisor.

Thank Dena7777
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My wife, son, and I ate here tonight (May 14, 2017 - Mother's Day). We were surprised at the number of open tables on this busy day. But, perhaps we discovered the reason. Service was mediocre - not terrible, but more bland and spotty. We...More

Thank jrubicon
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The food was better than expected especially after reading the many reviews online. We ordered the Fillet of Fish with Pine nuts (Crispy fish filet topped with a spicy chili sauce and steamed vegetables) and String Bean Delight (String beans with chicken, pork and shrimp),...More

Thank Travel33871
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is an ok Chinese restaurant with high prices. Not much more to it than that - it is a lovely restaurant but after a few meals, I don't think the

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This was the WORST expereince I've had at a restaurant. The staff were rude from the moment we walked in, telling us to move and bumping into us. Once we were seated in the dinning room and we're served they never acknowledged us again. Theyou...More

2  Thank Whitney J
Reviewed 8 December 2016

First I must apologize to the people who have had bad experiences at Butterfly, but I cannot agree at all. I will grant that my husband and I went when they were having a bit of a lull as it was early evening on a...More

Thank Teresa V
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Ordered 3 dishes to go. They ranged from poor to inedible. This was an hour before closing, returned the next day to complain. Manager listened , did not offer a refund, indicated the next time he would cover the next bill. Problem, won't be a...More

Thank gagslat
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were traveling to Boston and stopped at this restaurant on a Saturday afternoon. We were a little worried because there was almost no one there, but since we were hungry, we took a chance. We found the place to be a good spot to...More

Thank MsGME
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Anna R
5 August 2017|
Response from Travel33871 | Reviewed this property |
Karaoke nights are Fridays and Saturdays starting from 9:30pm each night!
Anna R
5 August 2017|
Response from Kenneth S | Reviewed this property |
Well, they certainly don't have karaoke during weekday lunch! Why don't you call them?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 831 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119-1546
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-236-2816
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