Econo Lodge Conference Center
100 Pond Lily Ave.
New Haven, CT 06525
Phone: (203) 387-6651
Fax: (203) 387-6651
100 Pond Lily Ave., New Haven, CT, US, 06525
- Phone: (203) 387-6651
- Fax: (203) 387-6651
Bars & Cafes
Established way back in 1934, Rudy's has been a popular place for a bite and a pint ever since. Rudy's features a long, impressive list of craft beers on tap and in bottles. Make sure you get an order of the frites, and try as many of their different dipping sauces as you can manage. In addition to the signature frites, they also serve up burgers, salads, wraps and flatbreads. Rudy's happy hour is a great time to sample some delicious brews with friends.
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.
What do the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, U-2, The Kinks and Bob Dylan have in common? They have all played at this legendary hot spot, along with almost every other road show. For almost 30 years, this place has been hopping (pun intended) with an incredible lineup of live music and a dance party that just won't quit. It has been voted nightclub of the year several times, so consider a trip to Toad's to partake in music history, not to mention a good time.
Located within the The Study at Yale hotel, Heirloom offers a tantalizing cuisine from New England with a contemporary twist. Relish the roast chicken, duck breast, steak and dumplings made from locally sourced meat. Oyster lovers can feast at the Oyster bar. Those lodging within the hotel can gorge on the delectable dishes from the menu in the warmth of their cozy rooms. Heirloom begins serving its guests dinner from 5p everyday.
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.
When moseying along Chapel Street, stop into this popular student (but not exclusively) hangout. Here, it's a toss up between what's more fun; the excellent selection of homemade soups, salads and sandwiches, gourmet coffees and sweet pastries, or the titles that cover almost every subject known to publishing. Sunny seating makes this a cozy stop in any season, and a great place to peek into when downtown.
Geronimo Southwest Grill & Tequila Bar offers a delectable array of Southwestern flavors. The restaurant is named after the fearless Apache warrior Geronimo, whose bones are rumored to rest in New Haven. The cuisine served here amalgamates cooking traditions of the Native Americans, Mexicans, Spaniards and the English settlers, giving it a modern flair. Guests can choose from their extensive menu comprising of tacos, quesadillas, ribs, mac and cheese, burritos and more. Enjoy your evenings with your friends at Geronimo having a tequila blast.
This converted garage turned hip bar, microbrewery and dance club has upscale recreation room written all over it. Cowhide couches, soft, beaten-up sofas and a pool table all suggest that you relax and hang out with friends for a few drinks and noshes. Grab the renowned, paper-thin brick oven pizza, or cool, contemporary dishes next door at the connected Brü Rm, where second story eating offers views of New Haven street life. Huge copper vats of beer is on display and live music, DJs, dancing and wild nights sprinkle the calendar.
This eatery lives up to its name, having stayed on the scene for 42 years, with the same owner, in the high-turnover restaurant business. Through all that time, it has offered the same cozy and intimate interior, with black-leather banquette seating, juke box, dim lighting and seasoned bartender. The hearty helpings of home-cooked meals haven't changed, either, nor has the friendly conversation. Convenient to the Shubert Theatre and the Green, The Anchor is a perfect getaway to a less hectic time and an old city tradition.
Oaxaca Kitchen is the brainchild of renowned chef Prasad Chirnomula of the Thali Indian restaurants fame. With an expansion into Latin flavors Chirnomula takes pride in the Oaxaca menu that offers a delectable Mexican fare but with an Indian twist. Relish the mouthwatering quesadillas, tacos and Molcajete, that will create a wonderful dance of spices in your mouth. Dine in this charming space that exudes an earthy ambiance as you savor the spices.
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.
This pub opened its doors in 1997, was voted best new bar in New Haven in 1998, and still reigns as the best Irish bar around. Known for its Guinness on tap (perfect temperature, perfect pressure), the lack of a TV in the bar and a diverse crowd makes Anna's a crowd-pleasing Irish pub. Enjoy typical, hearty pub fare in the parlor, with specials ranging from Shepherd's Pie and lamb stew to a full Irish breakfast. The community seating and friendly decor help this pub remain a neighborhood favorite. Enjoy live music on occasion.