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Restaurants in Hamden

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MiKro Depot 0 Depot Ave, Hamden
MiKro Depot
American • $$

MiKro Depot

0 Depot Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Had no idea this place existed but I'm glad I found it! You have your option of indoor or outdoor seating, make a rsvp ahead to save yourself from...

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  • Superb214 Reviews4.5
Hamden Town House 2256 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Hamden Town House
American • $

Hamden Town House

2256 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Visited this place twice during my recent visit to Hamden. Outside seating available, menu is standard diner fare, I had breakfast both times, eggs were done...

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  • Superb255 Reviews4.3
Fat wedge U 3835 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Fat wedge U
Burgers

Fat wedge U

3835 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Amazing subs, grinders, sandwiches whatever you want to call them, I come from Pittsburgh where we take are fries on a subs seriously. And this place got it,...

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  • Superb127 Reviews4.8
TexiKo Tequila Bar 3000 Whitney Ave, Hamden
TexiKo Tequila Bar
Latin American • $$

TexiKo Tequila Bar

3000 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

My husband and I really enjoyed this place for date night. They have several tables for comfortable outdoor seating. Our server was very attentive and...

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  • Superb126 Reviews4.5
FRESKOS 2323 Whitney Ave, Hamden
FRESKOS
Greek • $

FRESKOS

2323 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

A hidden gem. I love Greek food and stumbled upon this place. So glad I gave it a try. The decor screams Greece and is very bright and inviting. The customer...

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  • Superb172 Reviews4.5
Cumin India Restaurant 262 Skiff St, Hamden
Cumin India Restaurant
Indian • $$

Cumin India Restaurant

262 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517

So good!! Pleasant staff, delicious food. As we sat down, the waiter put down a plate of papadums (gluten free crackers) and three types of chutney. Delicious!...

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  • Superb149 Reviews4.3
Sapori D'Italia 293 Circular Ave, Hamden
Sapori D'Italia
Italian • $$

Sapori D'Italia

293 Circular Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Gem of a pizza place (but they have other Italian deli items as well!)!Just moved to the area from Long Island, and this pizza is the bomb! Crust was flavorful...

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  • Superb100 Reviews4.6
Ray & Mike's Deli 3030 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Ray & Mike's Deli
Deli • $

Ray & Mike's Deli

3030 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

A neighborhood fixture… good sandwiches and a great selection. Quality can be hit or miss but the usually get it right. Service is friendly. The place could...

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  • Superb179 Reviews4.4
Ibiza Restaurant Hamden 1832 Dixwell Ave #3105, Hamden
Ibiza Restaurant Hamden
Spanish • $$

Ibiza Restaurant Hamden

1832 Dixwell Ave #3105, Hamden, CT 06514

This is a gem of a place in humble Hamden. An extensive menu of authentic tastes and tapas that are consistently outstanding and full of flavor. And the...

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  • Superb144 Reviews4.3
Eli's On Whitney 2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Eli's On Whitney
American • $$

Eli's On Whitney

2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Popped in to get a quick lunch and this combo definitely didn't disappoint. Eli's always offer a nice relaxed setting and great service. You have got...

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  • Good189 Reviews4
Ristorante Luce 2987 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Ristorante Luce
Italian • $$

Ristorante Luce

2987 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Enjoyed a lovely dinner last night seated in bar area with good friends. Food was delicious and well priced. All fresh ingredients. Lovely expanded patio....

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  • Good164 Reviews4.1
The Soup Girl 1242 Whitney Ave, Hamden
The Soup Girl
Soup • $

The Soup Girl

1242 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517

***Update***Original review copied below. Having given a second chance, fully satisfied with the service I received here. JESSICA was kind and understanding,...

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  • Superb105 Reviews4.7
Wood-n-Tap - Hamden 2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Wood-n-Tap - Hamden
Bar & Grill • $$

Wood-n-Tap - Hamden

2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Randy is the most personable man behind the bar .Excellent service and very nice person to talk to. Julia and Sophia are also delightful and attentive to what...

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  • Good177 Reviews4
Glenwood Drive-In 2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Glenwood Drive-In
Hamburger • $

Glenwood Drive-In

2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

I have to say that the food is impeccable, the prices are nice and I truly enjoy my time spent here. The worker lukas Traub also helps us out whenever we need...

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  • Good182 Reviews4.2
Bomb Wings & Rice Bar 2373 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Bomb Wings & Rice Bar
Chicken Wings

Bomb Wings & Rice Bar

2373 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

I give a 4.5! The first time I tried them was last week and I got the Italian and jerk wings and although the flavor was good the chicken was not cooked to my...

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  • Superb157 Reviews4.4
Ixtapa Grille Family Mexican Restaurant 2547 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Ixtapa Grille Family Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

Ixtapa Grille Family Mexican Restaurant

2547 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Consistently terrific Mexican food. One of the few places I've found to have Arroz con Camarones. Portions are big and staff is always friendly and...

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  • Good155 Reviews4
Zzaam! 2300 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Zzaam!
Asian Fusion • $

Zzaam!

2300 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Love it. Go here you won't be disappointed. I've eaten at the $$ Korean restaurants like bonchon, but zzam even as a fast food restaurant is soo much...

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  • Superb105 Reviews4.6
Sushi Palace 1473 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Sushi Palace
Japanese • $$

Sushi Palace

1473 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

I'm a Black/African American, Raw Vegan, Fruitarian. I guess, I'm an idealist, which leads me too, seldomly eat, non-vegan foods. Brown rice &...

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  • Good170 Reviews3.9
Midori 3000 Whitney Ave #4, Hamden
Midori
Korean • $$

Midori

3000 Whitney Ave #4, Hamden, CT 06518

Came in for dinner. Nice small place mom and pop. Like just a husband and wife. But they do good. It does take a little time but the food was worth it. I had...

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  • Superb86 Reviews4.5
Brown Stone House Restaurant 2365 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Brown Stone House Restaurant
Breakfast • $

Brown Stone House Restaurant

2365 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

The Brownstone is our hands-down favorite local diner. We're regulars here and have literally never been disappointed. It gets really busy but the wait is...

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  • Superb132 Reviews4.4
Sergio's Pizza Restaurant 3860 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Sergio's Pizza Restaurant
Italian • $$

Sergio's Pizza Restaurant

3860 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Great pizza!! New Haven style in Hamden I'm glad I came across this place! Definitely enjoyed the pizza, and have ordered a few more time since. Highly...

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  • Good119 Reviews4.2
Crab Town 2380 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Crab Town
Seafood • $$

Crab Town

2380 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Wonderful ! all kinds of seafood and so fresh and nice.It can also online ordering from the website 'crabtownseafood.com' which is cheaper.You can...

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  • Superb71 Reviews4.6
Ali Baba's Kitchen 986 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Ali Baba's Kitchen
Middle Eastern • $

Ali Baba's Kitchen

986 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

I love this place! I'm new to the area & this is exactly what I was looking for!! I can't wait to order from here again & try out different...

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  • Good166 Reviews4.1
Thai Smile Restaurant 1505 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Thai Smile Restaurant
Thai • $$

Thai Smile Restaurant

1505 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Reliable and high quality Thai food. I love the curry puffs, tod maan, winter shrimp and Tom yam soup. Looking forward to when they will be opened for in...

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  • Superb85 Reviews4.4
Route Ten Restaurant 3810 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Route Ten Restaurant
American

Route Ten Restaurant

3810 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Stopped today with my husband and my girls. Drove by here numerous times. Had to stop and try.. Great food. Awesome menu. Excellent prices. Highly recommend...

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  • Superb99 Reviews4.6
Bangkok Boulevard 3000 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Bangkok Boulevard
Thai • $$

Bangkok Boulevard

3000 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Let's talk about Pad Thai. I ordered mine with just veggies. The vegetables looked pretty sad, like possibly from a frozen bag blend but ok, the rest of...

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  • Good115 Reviews4.1
Cafe Amici 1670 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Cafe Amici
Italian • $$

Cafe Amici

1670 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517

Go there once a week, Pasta Fagioli and Pizza and a couple of beers, burned the pie last time, promptly fixed. Can't download rewards program on my...

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  • Good131 Reviews3.9
Number One Fish Market 2239 State St, Hamden
Number One Fish Market
Seafood Markets • $$

Number One Fish Market

2239 State St, Hamden, CT 06517

#1 Fish Market  is very good but expensive.
It's also very tiny so in Covid times you may have wait outside on a Saturday other busy times.
Tonight we...

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Sonobana 1206 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Sonobana
Japanese • $$

Sonobana

1206 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

My family's favorite sushi spot for nearly 20 years. It's always quality sushi at a really affordable price. All the special rolls are delicious but...

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  • Good93 Reviews4.2
Kumo 218 Skiff St, Hamden
Kumo
Japanese • $$

Kumo

218 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517

I don't know how they do it, but the sushi always tastes the freshest and it is also the most reasonably priced. The spicy tuna and salmon rolls are great...

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  • Good112 Reviews4

American Restaurants

American in Hamden
Acropolis Diner 1864 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Acropolis Diner
American • $

Acropolis Diner

1864 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

The food was outstanding me and my honey ate there late last night only thing wrong was the ladies room no soap in the bathroom for who knows how long...

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  • Good150 Reviews3.8
Eli's Restaurant Group 2402 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Eli's Restaurant Group
American • $$

Eli's Restaurant Group

2402 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Best pizza in Hamden.  One star off because parking in back on a busy night is a hassle and can be a deterrent to going there at all.  Their pasta dishes to...

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  • Good102 Reviews3.6
TGI Fridays 2335 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
TGI Fridays
American • $$

TGI Fridays

2335 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

9/30/2020 @ 3:27pmThe bucket of bones is titled correctly. Kinda wish it came in a bucket though.This was AMAZING! Kudos to the chef.Those whiskey ribs were...

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  • Average151 Reviews2.7

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Hamden
Eli's Brick Oven Pizza 2402 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Eli's Brick Oven Pizza
Pizza • $$

Eli's Brick Oven Pizza

2402 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

This is my new favorite pizza place in town. The pizza is great and the wings are very well done. Love how they are seasoned and my kids enjoy the food from...

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  • Good135 Reviews3.7
Paul & Eddy's Pizza 1630 Whitney Ave #1919, Hamden
Paul & Eddy's Pizza
Pizza • $

Paul & Eddy's Pizza

1630 Whitney Ave #1919, Hamden, CT 06517

Best pizza and service, ever! I was able to email over my order since it was a large one for my entire office and it was so efficient. The pizza is fantastic...

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  • Good134 Reviews4
Odie's Place 3352 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Odie's Place
Pizza • $$

Odie's Place

3352 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Pizza is fantastic. Female bartender is awesome and hilarious. Great environment. Place is hidden though. You'd never see it just driving by. I heard...

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  • Good103 Reviews3.8

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Hamden
Aunt Chilada's 3931 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Aunt Chilada's
Mexican • $$

Aunt Chilada's

3931 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Dependable quality. If you want your Mexican smothered in cheese, don't come here. This food is prepared so you can taste the meat, the spices, the...

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  • Good161 Reviews3.3
Taco Bell 2320 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Taco Bell
Mexican • $

Taco Bell

2320 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

By far the best Taco Bell I’ve been too- not only are the workers kind and friendly but they rarely (if ever) mess up the order which is super impressive! So...

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  • Good93 Reviews3.6
Chipotle Mexican Grill 2165 Dixwell Ave # 2, Hamden
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Mexican • $

Chipotle Mexican Grill

2165 Dixwell Ave # 2, Hamden, CT 06514

Good as always. My tip is to get whatever meat looks freshest off the grill (otherwise it's old and cold). If there are 2 I go for the one that looks...

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  • Average147 Reviews2.6

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Hamden
Jasa Asian Cuisine 1720 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Jasa Asian Cuisine
Chinese • $$

Jasa Asian Cuisine

1720 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Cumin lamb craving satisfied! The roasted duck was well cooked but not very flavorful -- will probably get the peking duck next time. Skin was not that crispy,...

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  • Good99 Reviews3.9
Hing Wah 913 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Hing Wah
Chinese • $$$

Hing Wah

913 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Chinese food which is one of my favorite types of foods to eat, I enjoy the food over here. It isn't the best but the customer service seems to be one of...

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  • Good96 Reviews3.4
Whitney Garden 2411 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Whitney Garden
Chinese • $

Whitney Garden

2411 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

By far one of the best Chinese food I have had here in New Haven county. The fried rice is so fresh and delicious. The boneless ribs are EXACTLY how it should...

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  • Good83 Reviews3.9

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Hamden
Charlie & James Place 1350 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Charlie & James Place
Seafood

Charlie & James Place

1350 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

I go to the Hamden location often and I love everything there.Very good drinks,wings,smothered chicken, mac & cheese, and yams are my favorites. Never had...

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  • Good71 Reviews3.8
Off The Hook Seafood and Wings 940 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Off The Hook Seafood and Wings
Seafood • $$

Off The Hook Seafood and Wings

940 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Nice place to go have drinks with friends. Good food. There is a DJ most nights. Plenty of screens to watch games on. You can also host small events there....

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  • Superb17 Reviews4.4
173Surf&Turf LLC, 173 Arch St, Hamden
173Surf&Turf LLC,
Seafood

173Surf&Turf LLC,

173 Arch St, Hamden, CT 06514

My girlfriend and I order from here all the time, best honey lemon pepper wings in Hamden CT hands down. Very clean and great customer service. Great food with...

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  • Superb16 Reviews4.3

Burger Restaurants

Burgers in Hamden
Wayback Burgers 2380 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Wayback Burgers
Burgers • $

Wayback Burgers

2380 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

We just had lunch there and even though we received the wrong order.... they more than made up for it with personal service, the correct order and a few...

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  • Good100 Reviews3.8
Wendy's 2195 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Wendy's
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

Wendy's

2195 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

I walked in and ordered a junior bacon cheeseburger. It was served to me fairly quickly. I also ate it fairly quickly in the car. I was happy with both the...

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  • Poor137 Reviews2.4
Burger King 2197 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Burger King
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

Burger King

2197 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

The food was great the cashier i think her name is vanessa Very great and polite she got us out of there so fast even tho the lady in the back was yelling at...

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  • Average97 Reviews2.9

Italian Restaurants

Italian in Hamden
Di Matteo's Pizza & Restaurant 2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Di Matteo's Pizza & Restaurant
Italian • $$

Di Matteo's Pizza & Restaurant

2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Awesome food and friendly staff. When you're at the counter you can see how clean the kitchen is, looks brand new back there. Andrew always makes time to...

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  • Good111 Reviews4
The Everyday Gourmet 3000 Whitney Ave #3, Hamden
The Everyday Gourmet
Italian • $

The Everyday Gourmet

3000 Whitney Ave #3, Hamden, CT 06518

We loved the place, the food is really good and the people very friendly. We had a burger and the lamb and lentil soup was excellent for my toddler, great spot...

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  • Superb58 Reviews4.6
Pianca Pizza 1072 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Pianca Pizza
Italian • $

Pianca Pizza

1072 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

I asked google for the best pizza in Hamden and Pianca showed to be #1on the list .....i ordered a pizza..and oh my gosh...what taste flavors and the crust...

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  • Good94 Reviews3.7
DiBella's Subs 2165 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
DiBella's Subs
Sandwich Shop

DiBella's Subs

2165 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Great subs, they also have salads. The bread is great and the options to customize your sub is endless. DiBella's blows any other sandwich shop out of the...

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  • Good106 Reviews3.9
Panera Bread 2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Panera Bread
Sandwich Shop • $

Panera Bread

2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

From their soups to salad to the flatbread pizza are enjoyable. I tried the teriyaki bowl last Friday from Milford Panera and I found it ok. It was kinda dry...

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  • Good115 Reviews3.4
Subway 2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

This subway franchise is the best one I’ve ever been too. They really load your sandwich with veggies. Very clean place. I only visit this subway. Wish all...

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  • Good33 Reviews4
Lynons Restaurant And Bar 2151 State St, Hamden
Lynons Restaurant And Bar
Bar & Grill

Lynons Restaurant And Bar

2151 State St, Hamden, CT 06517

This restaurant donated a meal to feed 10 firefighters in New Haven. The food was tremendous and I will be eating there as soon as restaurants are able to have...

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  • Good78 Reviews4.2
Weed's Cafe 1435 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Weed's Cafe
Bar & Grill • $$

Weed's Cafe

1435 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Wonderful staff with Shaleen as an exemplary host! The Owner is an incredible man with compassion and respect for his patrons as well considerable knowledge of...

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Chazmo Cafe & Lounge 819 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Chazmo Cafe & Lounge
Bar & Grill

Chazmo Cafe & Lounge

819 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06517

Chazmo has expanded. The expansion is amazing & spacious. The DJ's musical selections kept you dancing and/or singing along. The bartenders are on top...

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  • Good44 Reviews4.2