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From award-winning international cuisine to simple, savory delights, the Elm City delivers a diverse and creative menu of options to satisfy any appetite and budget. Malaysian to French, Modern American to Italian and Sushi to Spanish, New Haven is the city with something for everyone. Here are a few selections near the New Haven Suites and in downtown New Haven.

Categories: Bistro/Cafe Diner Pizza Italian American Asian Spanish Seafood Dessert

The Pantry

The Pantry $


2 Mechanic Street 203.787.0392

Enjoy the casual ambiance and delicious food served up at this tiny breakfast spot with lots of character.

Prime 16

Prime 16 $

American, Burgers

172 Temple Street 203.782.1616

Calling all carnivores! With an excellent selection of burgers, beers, and the ambiance to match – this is a meal that can’t be missed.

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana $


157 Wooster Street 203.865.5762

This truly iconic establishment set the standard for brick oven pizzas. And trust us, the white clam pizza is not to be missed.

Miya's Sushi

Miya's Sushi $

Asian, Sushi

68 Hove Street 203.777.9760

Miya’s takes a unique approach to sushi by using fresh, local, and sustainable seafood. Think Arctic Char in lieu of its Atlantic cousin, Salmon.

Caseus Fromagerie and Bistro

Caseus Fromagerie and Bistro $

Cheese, Wine Bar

93 Whitney Avenue 203.6.CHEESE

This fantastic fromagerie and bistro is open for lunch and dinner. Stop in for some well-crafted dishes and take the time to peruse the amazing selection of cheese next door.


l'Orcio $$$


806 State Street 203.777.6670

Modern Italian cuisine, including fresh pasta, served in a townhouse with a trellis-covered patio.

Modern Apizza

Modern Apizza $$


874 State Street 203.776.5306

Another can't-go-wrong stop in your New Haven "apizza" journey, Modern offers pies just as delicious as its rivals with less crowds and lines.


Barcelona $

Spanish, Tapas

155 Temple Street 203.848.3000

Looking for a romantic spot or an evening out with friends? This is the perfect spot to grab some deliciously inspired tapas and the drinks to match.

Lucibello's Italian Pastry Shop

Lucibello's Italian Pastry Shop $

Pastry, Dessert

935 Grand Avenue 203.562.4083

This little shop has been a part of the New Haven community for decades, and you can taste it in the quality of their fine Italian pastries. Surrender to your sweet tooth and savor a biscotti or cannoli or whatever you like – we promise it’s worth every bite!


Brazi's $$


201 Food Terminal Plaza 203.498.2488

Kick back and relax in the perfectly balanced atmosphere of Brazi's. And as for the meal? There is no right or wrong choice with the selection of outstanding authentic Italian dishes offered.

The Greek Olive Restaurant

The Greek Olive Restaurant $$

Diner, Greek

402 Sargent Drive 203.495.9990

In the mood for some authentic Greek food? Stop into The Greek Olive to enjoy everything from packed gyros to crispy saganaki.

Lenny & Joe's Fish Tail

Lenny & Joe's Fish Tail $$


501 Long Wharf Drive 203.691.6619

Keep it famously fresh, fun, and casual at Lenny & Joe's with spectacular dishes. From shrimp cocktail, to fried clams, and the freshest oysters - they've got it all!


Bar $$


254 Crown Street 203.495.1111

An all-in-one pizzeria, microbrewery, and nightclub, Bar is a New Haven destination that must not be missed and has something for everyone.


Goodfellas $$$


702 State Street 203.785.8722

This old-school mobster-themed Italian eatery offers an upscale and fairly pricey, yet unforgettable experience.

Oaxaca Kitchen

Oaxaca Kitchen $$


228 College Street 203.859.5774

Stylish regional Mexican fare & cocktails served among stone, rustic wood and cowhide decor.

York Street Noodle House

York Street Noodle House $


166 York Street 203.776.9675

Noodle soups, dumplings and Pan-Asian stir-fry, plus bubble tea, in a small house with sidewalk seats.