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.
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.
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.
Head to the Bar if you are looking forward to a lively evening in New Haven. Located in dowtown, this place is known for serving some of the best pizzas in town along with an impressive beverage menu to accompany you for the night. Choose from the variety of pizza bases and toppings to suit your taste or opt for the popular favorites, everything on their menu is sure to entice your palate. The delectable dishes are followed by an impressive list of beverages and cocktails that have been loved by all. Besides, the Bar hosts several DJ parties and live music gigs which makes it the ultimate nightlife spot to visit when in New Haven.
Beer lovers of New Haven know one of the best places to get their craft brew on is the Cask Republic. This classic tavern features several beers on tap, not to mention the plethora of cask ales and bottles. In addition to the beverage options, Cask Republic also offers up tasty bites to go along with your brews, like burgers, sandwiches and other pub grub.
For those who would like delectable fare of seafood blended with vibrant Latin flavors, a stop at Pacifico is a must. Located in the heart of Downtown New Haven, the shades of blue that decorate the entrance as well as the interiors will cocoon you in an oceanic ambiance. Relish in dishes like crispy whole sea bass, lobster quesadillas or caramelized salmon. Complement your food with some of their CT magazine prize-winning Mojitos.
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.
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.
Casual and breezy, the Seven Seas Restaurant in Milford is great for a perfect brunch date. Seafood lovers will fall head over heels in love with their menu, which is extensively dedicated to fried seafood and generous portions of lobster rolls. If seafood is not your cup of tea, you can also try some of their Italian varieties or English dishes, which will leave a distinct taste on your pallet. A must try are the shrimp and scallops.
It might sound very easy at the heat of it, but preparing the right lobster roll which is soft yet tasty and delicious is a task that been expertly carried out by Lobster Hut in Milford. This amazing place has lobster rolls to write home about. Each and every bite will remind you why this place is so popular and why people keep coming back for more. The rolls here are slathered with butter inside the soft bun and then lightly toasted to give it that crispy outer finish.
Reflecting the Japanese culture of food in the neighborhood of Milford, Connecticut, is the MoMo Sushi Bar. With a gourmet food experience, this restaurant, which was started in 2011, serves some of the best sushi and tempura shrimp. They also have something called as the tempura ice cream, which has received rave reviews from patrons over the years. Only the freshest of ingredients go into the making and the service along with the ambiance is pretty awesome.
If you're in delicious Spanish Tapas, then Village Bistro is an excellent dining option. Its a charming eatery featuring numerous European delicacies and craft cocktails. Patio seating is available for those who wish to wish to dig into delectable dishes beneath the stars. After an elaborate filling Spanish meal, settle back with a quiet drink from a plethora of options available such as specialty cocktails including Lavender Lady, Bistro Mojito and so forth. Since tabled tend to get filled up quickly, reservations are highly recommended.