Though the bar is called Ordinary, it is anything but. The elegant and popular bar is overflowing with atmosphere, with carved, polished wood walls, tables and benches and pops of color coming from the red leather banquettes. In addition to the craft beer and cocktail selection, they serve up a menu of light meals and sophisticated snacks like cheese plates, charcuterie, cookies and chocolate. If you're looking for a classy night with drinks and good company, look no further than Ordinary.
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.
OK, so it's not in the most popular section of New Haven, on a corner off on its own. But despite appearances, this is an outstanding spot for hearing live bands and performers. During the week it showcases a diverse selection of music and talent, and on the weekends you can listen to well known bands or outstanding jazz and blues players jam.
Located in the heart of Yale's campus, Gryphon's Pub at the Graduate and Professional Student Club at Yale is a popular spot for people looking for cheap drinks and a good time. This campus pub is always presenting some kind of special or event, whether it be pub trivia, martini night or DJ dance party.
This shop is a true piece of New Haven history, and it is worth a stop inside regardless of your smoking habits. Conveniently located across the street from the Shubert Theatre, past customers include Vincent Price, Olivia de Havilland and Rex Harrison. Two employees from the 1950s still work here; one an expert in pipe repair and the other a specialist in mixing tobaccos. The shop offers a walk-in humidor, cigar lounge and cafe, plus everything from hand-blended tobaccos and handcrafted pipes to music boxes, writing instruments and chess sets.
116 Crown is a hip bar located in Downtown New Haven that serves a wide variety of alcoholic beverages and tasty snacks to accompany those drinks. Most come here for the ambiance and extensive wine list and spirits, but you can also count on an elegant mixture of treats to munch on. Popular menu items include mussels, burgers, grilled cheese, pasta and individually-sized pizzas. To go with that special glass of red, you can also opt for a charcuterie and cheese plate.
Ring in the weekend with some great drinks and good music to accompany at Stella Blues. This chic bar is a popular hangout spot amongst the locals as well as the tourists and is known for the regular live music gigs that it hosts. Besides, Stella Blues offers an impressive list of beers and ales. The menu is priced moderately and the Happy Hours assure that you can drink without digging a hole in your pocket. In addition to the live music performances, the bar has a pool-table and TV to keep you entertained. All in all, you are sure to have a good time when here.