Biagio's Osteria is a simplistic restaurant serving mouthwatering Italian cuisine. A brainchild of the owner and chef Biagio Barone, this restaurant brings to Connecticut, the unpopular delectable fares from across Italy. You can choose from the light meals of antipasti, panini, insalate and salads or enjoy an appetizing meal of Shrimp Belgio or Pollo Margherita. Do try out the chef's special Scallopine Biagio, which blends together chicken, herbs and homemade sauce. The ambiance here, though rustic, is a perfect amalgamation of the words elegant and cozy.
It's not easy to make it to number one in a city (let alone the world) where the pizzeria competition is brutal. But Modern Apizza has won many accolades since its inception in 1934. They have also received acclaim for having the freshest ingredients and friendliest service among its competitors. A must-try here is "The Bomb" variety; topped with bacon, pepperoni, sausage, mushroom, onion and garlic. A lot of flavors are sure to explode in your mouth.
Bella's Cafe is a bright and cozy restaurant in West New Haven serving up some of the city's favorite breakfast and brunch all week long. You definitely won't go home hungry after chowing down on massive portions of dishes like french toast, omelets, burgers, salads and more. The menu changes frequently, and they always offer daily specials, so you can try something new every time.
The name says it all. Burgers and beers. Prime 16 Tap House + Burgers is a craft beer heaven, with 20 beers on tap, not to mention the fully stocked bar. From the kitchen, take your pick of any of the juicy specialty burgers with amazing flavor combinations. Or you could even create your own. The kids menu makes Prime 16 a perfect place for everyone to get something they like.
Situated on Yale University's New Haven campus, Union League Cafe allows guests to savor classic French cuisine in an elegant and vibrant space that bears the resemblance of a 19th-century brasserie. The perfect setting for a romantic evening, the restaurant's vintage-themed interiors feature elaborate chandeliers, premium fabrics, sleek hardwood floors, and a traditional fireplace which lends the entire dining hall a majestic aura. The menu is well-structured and includes all-time favorites like the Crevettes Et Calamar, Canard Au Poivre, and the Lotte Au Vin Rouge. The cafe is also well-known for its desserts; especially the exquisite Creme Brulee Catalane.
Although there is no stylish decor, the service can be inconsistent, and the wait an inconvenience, this pizzeria is worth every bit of hassle. This is where you go to experience the best pizza in New Haven (always competing with Sally's Apizza, down the street), if not the world. Pepe's claims to have introduced pizza to the New World and has been making pizza a local legend since 1925. There is nothing like the amazing white clam pizza pie, or the other coal-fired, oven-baked combinations at this legendary pizzeria. No slices; you order by the pie.
Serving the people of Milford since 1997, this former quaint little joint has blossomed into a spectacular restaurant, which sees more brunch population than any other in its immediate vicinity. With a menu that went from simple French toast to an expansive list of choices, this place is lively and bright with a warm ambiance that makes eating here an absolute pleasure. Service is good, breakfast and brunch menu is great and the variety is superb.
Mama Teresa's is an Italian restaurant located in the city of Milford. It is known for its traditional Northern- style Italian dishes. They have separate lunch and dinner menus with items like tossed salad, garlic bread, fried mozzarella, tortellini soup, grilled sausage and penne firenze.
Situated in the area of downtown Milford, Cafe Atlantique is a small restaurant that offers classic cafe eats like hummus sandwiches and cakes. It has a friendly atmosphere with graffiti art on the walls. The beverages available here include Italian soda, iced tea, iced coffee, chai latte and delicious espressos.
Stonebridge Restaurant is located in the city of Milford and offers one of the best seafood. Each of the ingredients used in the delicacies offered at this place are made with the finest products. Enjoy one of their dishes and experience the natural flavors of blend in a wonderful way. Try their Mediterranean style calamari or any of their scrumptious mussels.
Eli's Tavern is a popular restaurant located in the city of Milford. It has a chic decor with leather seats, brick walls and globular lights hanging from the ceiling. The menu features rolls, salads, clam clutters, steaks and grilled chicken. They have an extensive selection of spirits with 18 wines by the glass, cocktails and 20 micro- brews.
If you're too busy to holiday in Mexico but craving some authentic Mexican cuisine? Then pop over at the El Barrio Latin Bar & Kitchen for some delicious Latin American delights. Start the meal with a delectable appetizer with Croquetas, Ceviche and Enchilada Verde being the classic favorites. For the mains, go in for a Camarones Gratinados or the Pollo al Ajillo. End the meal with a heavenly dessert namely the tasty Enpanadas de Chocolate which is melting dark chocolate encased in crushed almond shell. To avoid waiting, do plan on reserving in advance.