Econo Lodge Conference Center
100 Pond Lily Ave.
New Haven, CT 06525
Phone: (203) 387-6651
Fax: (203) 387-6651
Behind the unpretentious plaza location and simple storefront facade is a bustling sushi bar that also serves traditional Japanese cuisine. Located a few minutes drive from the Yale campus in Westville, an urban neighborhood in New Haven, this restaurant is popular with locals as well as visitors. And the reason is unanimous: the fresh food and warm, friendly chef make this sushi bar a hit.
Open 24/7, the Athenian Diner serves an array of delectable delights. Right from Italian classics to light soups and salads, there is so much on offer that you will have a tough time deciding what to order. The courteous and prompt waiters will help and guide you through the extensive menu. The 'Boiled Salmon Fillet in Butter Sauce', is a must have while 'Roast Virginia Style Ham', cannot be missed. There are so many things on offer that you will be compelled to visit this place again and again.
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.
No time to get to Mexico while in Westville? Try authentic Mexican cuisine at this family-friendly restaurant, which also offers mariachi music as you sip your margarita. The restaurant serves up Mexican classics in a festive, south-of-the-border atmosphere. Westville is only a few minutes drive from the downtown New Haven area.
Cast Iron Soul serves up delicious New Orleans-style soul food and new soul food. Indulge in classic dishes like fried chicken, pulled pork and po' boys along with all the fixin's like greens, cornbread, fried okra and dirty rice. Plates emerge from the kitchen piled high with goodies, and don't forget to order a mason jar of sweet tea to wash it all down with.
Awarded by Connecticut Magazine for the best Japanese chow around, Sono Bana lives up to all expectations. They offer a wide variety of authentic sushi, teriyaki, udon, soba, tempura and yakisoba dishes. A special touch is the lunch and dinner box-to-go: combinations of your favorite sushi, salads and meats prepared for the person on the run. If you stay to eat, the serene ambiance and Japanese décor will complete your oriental dining experience, and at just a few minutes north of downtown New Haven, this eatery is a popular place come lunchtime.
This restaurant is the New Haven branch of the world-famous falafel joint that started in New York City's Greenwich Village in 1971. The New Haven branch is Mamoun's nicer, sit-down restaurant, with the walls covered in plush Middle-Eastern carpets. The menu features all the Mamoun's favorites like the renowned falafel, shawarma, kabobs and kibbeh. Mamoun's is a perfect place to chow down on some filling and healthy Middle-Eastern specialties.
Indian cuisine is well-known and much liked world-over. The India Palace Restaurant is home to sumptuous and delicious Indian delicacies like 'Daal Makhani' and 'Chhole'. Savor the finger-licking yummy dishes in a calm and soothing ambiance. The soft music that plays in the background engulfs you and helps you relax. Gorge on an exotic meal that is prepared with choicest and good-quality spices and ingredients. The place truly gives an authentic taste of India to it's diners.
'Tandoor' actually means an Indian traditional stove used for cooking. Very apt to it's name 'Tandoor' comes up with delicious and sumptuous Indian dishes that will surely whet your appetite. Delicacies like 'Daal Makhani' and 'Paneer Masala' are made with choicest spices and fresh ingredients. Savor scrumptious Indian cuisine in an atmosphere that is clean and hygienic. The courteous waiting staff is prompt and the service is very remarkable.
Since the curtain rose in 1968, some of the Yale School of Drama's most notorious alums, including John Turturro, Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Tony Shaloub and Frances McDormund (to drop a few names) have performed on the stage of the Cabaret, housed in the basement of a beautiful Gothic building on the Yale campus. There is always something exciting on stage and a good chance that someone involved in the production will be famous someday. As a bonus, it all comes with good food and drink.
The ambiance of this restaurant is peaceful, with orchid-colored walls adorned with plants, pink tablecloths covered with white paper, and oriental pictures. Patrons can choose the level of spice from three different star ratings and the ingredients are fresh. Specialties include Lime Chicken, Saigon Sound Pancake, Ginger Squid, and Vietnamese Special Salad.
Pizza was founded in New Haven, and the famous pizzerias still serve up the best around, but even with heavy duty competition from all the others, Est Est Est holds its own. So, try a slice here almost around the clock, and you won't be disappointed, especially if you order another Italian specialty with your pie. Enjoy outdoor seating in summer, as it's perfect place for people watching. They also offer free delivery, and catering is available.