370 Highland St.
West Haven, CT 06516
Phone: (203) 934-6611
Fax: (203) 932-1926
370 Highland St., West Haven, CT, US, 06516
- Phone: (203) 934-6611
- Fax: (203) 932-1926
Bars & Cafes
Enjoy the pleasant flavors from the Mediterranean at The Greek Olive. Along with delectable Greek specials and Italian delights, you can also gorge on their local dishes like burgers, subs, sandwiches, wraps and hotdogs with a Mediterranean flair. Dig in to their salads made of fresh vegetables and tender meat mixed with tantalizing sauces. To get a taste of their best preparations, choose from their daily specials.
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.
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.
If you like microbrews, live music and the convenience of Downtown New Haven, Stella Blues is a nifty bar and club that features live music acts, karaoke and more throughout the week. Enjoy one of their signature martinis or Bloody Marys from one of their friendly bartenders. The bar also has a pool table in back for even more entertainment.
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.
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.
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 over 50 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.