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Hartford’s Aurora’s Restaurant expands as pizzeria in Enfield

Aurora’s Pizza opened last week as an extension of Aurora’s Restaurant in Hartford.

ENFIELD, Conn. – The restaurant of the Guatemalan restaurant Aurora in Hartford has expanded to Enfield and this time they are serving pizza.

Aurora’s Pizza opened last week, and co-owner Karen Valenzuela says the expansion of their Hartford-based restaurant is part of her brother’s passion for making pizza.

“Aurora in Hartford is owned by my mother, sister and me… My brother has always loved pizza. He has always loved working with dough like me. So he found this place and always wanted to be a pizzeria,” he said. Valencia

The owners chose to open a pizzeria in Enfield because it looked like Hartford and they wanted to bring something new to Enfield.

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“It was my brother who drew the most here. He was the one who found this place, and he insisted that I come and have a look… I thought it was a great place because there are so many things.” “We know there’s traffic, and there’s a lot of Hispanic people here, too,” he said.

Valenzuela said it’s hard to own a job because most of the jobs aren’t in your own hands, but it’s fine to have your own place and work on your own. She uses her skills as an entrepreneur to learn she.

“We really love this place and people have shown that they love this place. They make good reviews. They love the freshness. We try to make everything as fresh as we can and we get a lot of online takeout and delivery orders,” he said. .

Lauren Bissey was inspired to go to Aurora’s Pizza after her mom told her she loved it here.

“My mom came last week, tried it for the first time. She said the pizza was great, so I’m here with my son and grandpa to try it for the first time. This place is so cute and we’re excited.” ‘ said Bissey.

The pizza shop offers specialty pizzas like Aurora’s Supreme, which features chorizo ​​and Serrano peppers. They also offer juices like Aurora’s bowl, Stromboli’s and pink chia lemonade and grilled pineapple lemonade.

Valenzuela said that they have always dreamed of working for themselves and hope to one day own more than one restaurant while continuing to do so.

Aurora’s Pizza is at 117 Hazard Ave in Enfield. located at.

Jareliz Diaz is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. it can be reached [email protected]

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