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4.7
Exceptional(2883)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary American • New Haven
Booked 21 times today
Across from the historic New Haven Green, ZINC offers an innovative seed-to-plate menu that celebrates the surrounding community. Sustainable food has been the focus of ZINC since opening its doors in 1999 and has helped earn our place as a fixture in the downtown landscape. Our modern interpretation of “American Food” is local market inspired and globally infused with a focus on sustainable food, offering a dining experience fit for the most enthusiastic of foodies. ZINC offers a Wine Spectator award-winning wine menu.
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4.3
Awesome(264)
Price: Moderate
• American • New Haven
Booked 13 times today
Voted Connecticut’s Best New RestaurantElm City Social evokes the spirit of the 1920s, bringing back to life the craftwork of cocktails that has been lost until now. In the kitchen, Chef John Brennan draws you in with seasonally inspired menus that can only be described as “comfort food with a flavorful twist.” People love our style; we were even named one of the Best New Restaurants this year by Connecticut Magazine.We’re located inside the historic building that once housed Kasey's Restaurant in the early 1900's. By the corner of Chapel and College Streets, we're situated across the street from the famed Shubert Theater and just off the New Haven Green. Join us today.
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4.6
Exceptional(388)
Price: Moderate
• Mediterranean • New Haven
Booked 13 times today
In early 2019, the Siguenza Family welcomed the newest additions to the JS Restaurant Group with the openings of South Bay New Haven and South Bay Greenwich. These are the eighth and ninth restaurants for the Siguenzas as they continue to share their creativity, energy, and passion to provide an exquisitely warm and welcoming dining experience in the communities they serve.
A photo of Harvest Wine Bar and Restaurant - New Haven restaurant
4.5
Awesome(220)
Price: Expensive
• American • New Haven
Booked 13 times today
Delight in the taste of customary American cuisine with a twist at Harvest Wine Bar. Harvest's menu features dishes, such as grilled calamari and lobster macaroni and cheese. Some of its main entrées range between seared sea scallops, as well as filet mignon with truffle mashed potatoes and roasted brussels sprouts with red wine demi-glace. At Harvest, guests can also enjoy different drinks for every course of the meal. It is also a great place for date night.$25 lunch 2 course pre fixe Live Jazz every Thursday 7-9PMWeekend Brunch Sat & Sun 11:30-3PMWine Specials Sunday & Wednesday
A photo of Te Amo Tequila Bar & Tacos restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(323)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • New Haven
Booked 18 times today
Te Amo Tequila Bar & Tacos ( translation: I Love Tequila) is a modern Mexican restaurant and tequila bar featuring delicious tequila cocktails, and a completely unique taco experience. Whether you are going out for happy hour, date night or late night partying, the sophisticated atmosphere combined with two fully stocked bars & open kitchen will have you loving Te Amo. Located adjacent to the New Haven green, across from the Omni Hotel and through the plaza from the Shubert Theater.Not finding your available time? Check out our sister location 80 Proof American Kitchen & Bar (also on Open Table) or Barracuda Bistro & Bar (accepting walk-ins only)
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4.4
Awesome(454)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • New Haven
Booked 11 times today
Located on “Restaurant Row” in historic downtown New Haven at The Shops at Yale, Villa Lulu’s bi-level space is a multi-sensory experience filled with eclectic artwork, vibrant textiles, an open kitchen, and lively bar scene. The menu is a bold and seasonal illustration of exceptional Italian cuisine, from market fresh and prime meat, to Neapolitan style pizza and al dente pasta dishes. Enjoy a beautiful selection of Italian wine varietals. Mixology comes in the form of creative interpretations of the classics and the use of premium spirits, house-made tinctures, syrups, purees, and infusions. Come check out why Villa Lulu was named in the New York Times 52 Best Places to Visit in 2023!
A photo of 80 Proof American Kitchen & Bar restaurant
4.2
Awesome(126)
Price: Moderate
• American • New Haven
Booked 11 times today
80 Proof American Kitchen & Bar is a modern twist on classic fare with a focus on shareable plates, elevated bar food & approachable craft cocktails in a vibrant atmosphere with two bars, a large private patio, and multiple options for private dining and events. Chef Sonia Salazar of Te Amo Tequila Bar & Barracuda Bistro & Bar delivers another delicious menu to the area. menu highlights include lobster mac n cheese, champagne oysters, watermelon feta salad, short rib sliders topped with kimchi, wonton nachos with tuna tartar, seaweed salad, pickled red onions with spicy mayo and wasabi cream sauce and the specialty drink menu features a seasonal selection of delicious summer cocktails with ingredients such as vodka, bourbon and gin with fresh watermelon, blackberries, basil & mint.
A photo of Heirloom - New Haven restaurant
4.1
Excellent(1462)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary American • New Haven
Booked 12 times today
A Farm Coastal Restaurant located inside the Study at Yale Hotel on Chapel Street at the heart of Yale University Campus in New Haven, CT. Our friends, farmers & growers in Connecticut, New England & beyond supply us with heritage ingredients showcasing the farm & coastal bounty, integral to American Heirloom Cooking. Our wine collection includes wines from Italy, Spain, France, Australia, Germany, South Africa and the United States. Our wine choices are eclectic and distinctive with a focus on value and boutique labels as well as Sustainable, Organic and Bio dynamic selections. Inviting warmth and hospitality, local-heartfelt fare; eclectic wines and cocktails and a commitment to honest service and value are paramount to the Heirloom experience.
A photo of John Davenport's at the Top of the Park - Omni New Haven restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(396)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary American • New Haven
Booked 3 times today
John Davenports is a 19th floor restaurant and bar that offers contemporary, approachable, coastal New England fare with the best views of New Haven.Our Executive Chef strives to resource sustainable, seasonal ingredients from local farmers, while taking pride in products made in house. His culinary team highlights the Atlantic coastline and its abundant offering from the sea. Floor-to-ceiling windows bring the most captivating, panoramic views of the city, Long Island Sound, and Yale University to our community.
A photo of Atelier Florian restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(695)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • New Haven
Booked 6 times today
Here at Atelier Florian, we welcome you to experience a full array of fresh sea-to table dishes and sustainable meats and produce from local purveyors in a relaxing ambiance that is true to the finest European tradition. Our chefs work hard to bring you the freshest and most tantalizing seafood-centered masterpieces, the heartiest meats and poultry and the healthiest composed salads, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes, all with an elegant Belgian twist.
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