Top Choice Modern American in New Haven


Whenever possible, this trendy bistro's ingredients hail from local organic sources, but the chef draws inspiration from all over, notably Asia and the Southwest. There's a constantly changing 'market menu,' but for…
Top Choice Bistro in New Haven

Caseus Fromagerie & Bistro

With a boutique cheese counter piled with locally sourced labels and a concept menu devoted to le grand fromage, Caseus has hit upon a winning combination. After all, what's not to like about a perfectly executed ma…
Top Choice American in New Haven

The Pantry

The secret is already out about New Haven's ah-mazing little breakfast-lunch joint. You'll most likely have to line up then rub shoulders with a bunch of hungry students (who'd probably rather we kept this one to ou…
Modern French in New Haven

Union League Café

An upscale French bistro in the historic Union League building. Expect a menu featuring continental classics like cocotte de joues de veau (organic veal cheeks with sautéed wild mushrooms; $25) along with those of n…
Sushi in New Haven

Miya's Sushi

Two-time winner of the Taste of the Nation Award, Chef Bun Lai's immaculately presented, sustainable sushi and sashimi concoctions sport fantastic names. Even more fantastic are the freshness and flavors of the raw …
Pizza in New Haven

Frank Pepe

Pepe's lays claim to baking the 'best pizza in America,' a title it's won three times running. We'll let you be the judge, but can confirm this joint cranks out tasty pies fired in a coal oven, just as it has since …
Pizza in New Haven

Modern Apizza

This local favorite, although usually heaving with diners, has smaller queues than its better-known counterparts. Servers have perfected the efficient turnaround of patrons, but in a 'keep everybody happy,' as oppos…
Cuban in New Haven

Soul de Cuba

With its peach-colored walls, Afro-Caribbean soundtrack and spirit-rousing cocktails, Soul de Cuba is warm and inviting. Aside from the enormous and excellent-value Cuban sandwiches, the menu is packed with sunshine…
Cafe in New Haven

Atticus Bookstore Café

On the fringe of the Yale campus, come here to get your bearings and mingle with the alumni over great coffee, artisan sandwiches, soup and salad, surrounded by an immaculately presented, eclectic selection of books…
Middle Eastern in New Haven

Mamoun's Falafel Restaurant

This hole-in-the-wall Middle Eastern joint serves fresh, cheap, delicious food in a simple restaurant with loads of character (and characters).