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Butterfly Chinese Restaurant

831 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119-1546
+1 860-236-2816
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“crab rangoon” (3 reviews)
“tofu” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
831 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119-1546
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When my husband and I were dating, he used to take me there for dinner and Kareoki (he has a great voice. I love to hear him sing). So we were in Connecticut for my brother’s 50th birthday and decided to stop there for lunch....More

Thank Mickpage3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight I ordered Hot & Sour Soup, Cashew Chicken , Moo Shu . Chicken and Vegetable & Egg Rolls. Unfortunately it was the worst Chinese food I have ever had and that includes Chinese at the airport. Almost $36.00 of food went to waste. The...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Crab Rangoon appetizer with Shrimp and mixed vegetables with Cashew nuts. The food was hot and delicious and the service was impeccable. The restaurant was very clean with elegant decor. I will be back!

Thank Kfb1967
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Worst Chinese food I have had in a long time - greasy, ho-hum, and just plain not worth the price. Stopped going here.

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 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 2 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 15 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 20 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
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Anna R
6 August 2017|
Response from Travel33871 | Reviewed this property |
Karaoke nights are Fridays and Saturdays starting from 9:30pm each night!
Anna R
6 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
USD 15 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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