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Restaurants in Hamden

The Best Restaurants

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

MiKro Depot

0 Depot Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

The atmosphere is nice. If you like the lighting a bit on the darker end you will enjoy it. My only issue was with inside dining with a group of 5 or more you...

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  • Superb179 Reviews4.5
Hamden Town House 2256 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Hamden Town House
American • $

Hamden Town House

2256 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Always great service and the egg white scramble with tomatoes onions and peppers and cheese with their yummy home fries was filling but not heavy. And they...

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  • Superb241 Reviews4.3
Cumin India Restaurant 262 Skiff St, Hamden
Cumin India Restaurant
Indian • $$

Cumin India Restaurant

262 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517

I love Cumin India. The service is fast, and the staff is very polite. I love the Chicken Tikka Masala but other things were delicious as well. This is my go...

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  • Superb132 Reviews4.4
TexiKo Tequila Bar 3000 Whitney Ave, Hamden
TexiKo Tequila Bar
Latin American • $$

TexiKo Tequila Bar

3000 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Excellent food, service and drinks! The guacamole is to die for! Love the smoked steak tacos and the churros. The passion fruit Margherita added to the...

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  • Superb110 Reviews4.5
Fat wedge U 3835 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Fat wedge U
Burgers

Fat wedge U

3835 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

My husband and I just moved to Hamden a month ago. We are so blessed to have this place just down the street. The food is outstanding and the service is...

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  • Superb109 Reviews4.8
FRESKOS 2323 Whitney Ave, Hamden
FRESKOS
Greek • $

FRESKOS

2323 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Freskos is the all time best Greek restaurant I have been to. It’s my favorite place to get food from. Always fresh, always tastes good. There’s not a bad...

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  • Superb150 Reviews4.5
Sapori D'Italia 293 Circular Ave, Hamden
Sapori D'Italia
Italian • $$

Sapori D'Italia

293 Circular Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Found this awesome family owned Italian pizza shop during our travels back to Maryland. Best pizza ever!! Great people and great food. Fresh baked real Italian...

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  • Superb87 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

I ordered Ray and Mike’s for the first time and, wow, I’ve been missing out on these killer sandwiches! I used DoorDash on a busy work day and within 30...

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  • Superb155 Reviews4.4
Midori 3000 Whitney Ave #4, Hamden
Midori
Korean • $$

Midori

3000 Whitney Ave #4, Hamden, CT 06518

I ordered take out, not ready to eat at restaurants yet. The paella I ordered was delicious, ready at the appointed time and very nicely presented even in the...

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  • Superb81 Reviews4.6
Eli's On Whitney 2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Eli's On Whitney
American • $$

Eli's On Whitney

2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Eli's on Whitney is located on Whitney Avenue and has a small parking in the back. The tap beer selection is very nice and service is quick and friendly....

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  • Good165 Reviews4
Wood-n-Tap - Hamden 2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Wood-n-Tap - Hamden
Bar & Grill • $$

Wood-n-Tap - Hamden

2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Last minute dinner date. Great service. Habanero wings and the Strawberry Pineapple Sangria were a hit!! My server Meghan McKay was awesome and super...

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  • Good148 Reviews4.1
Bomb Wings & Rice Bar 2373 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Bomb Wings & Rice Bar
Chicken Wings

Bomb Wings & Rice Bar

2373 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Jamaican jerk wings and shrimp were delicious. French fry portion was small but good. Customer service was excellent for a busy Friday night. Looking forward...

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  • Superb139 Reviews4.5
Ristorante Luce 2987 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Ristorante Luce
Italian • $$

Ristorante Luce

2987 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

This is not your quick lunch stop for an Italian grinder. The menu has wonderful choices for authentic Italian entrees. We ordered from the Prix Fix menu - $18...

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  • Good142 Reviews4.1
The Soup Girl 1242 Whitney Ave, Hamden
The Soup Girl
Soup • $

The Soup Girl

1242 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517

I will go out of my way to stop here if I'm even remotely in the area! I eat a strict gluten free diet and they always have a nice variety of gluten free...

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  • Superb91 Reviews4.7
Zzaam! 2300 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Zzaam!
Asian Fusion • $

Zzaam!

2300 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

I absolutely Love Going To Zzaam!If you never been there, think of it like Subway but for noodles. First you choose rice or noodles, and if you want broth....

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  • Superb90 Reviews4.7
Thai Smile Restaurant 1505 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Thai Smile Restaurant
Thai • $$

Thai Smile Restaurant

1505 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

I love this restaurant. You pay a reasonable price for a fresh meal. The atmosphere is beautiful. The meals are absolutely delicious and this is my favorite...

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  • Superb80 Reviews4.5
Sushi Palace 1473 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Sushi Palace
Japanese • $$

Sushi Palace

1473 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

The BEST place you can go to for all you can eat sushi in the state. The quality is exactly as good as a normal sushi restaurant. I also love how they have...

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  • Good142 Reviews4
Ibiza Restaurant Hamden 1832 Dixwell Ave #3105, Hamden
Ibiza Restaurant Hamden
Spanish • $$

Ibiza Restaurant Hamden

1832 Dixwell Ave #3105, Hamden, CT 06514

Everything was delicious...we did curbside pick-up on Thursday. The order was perfectly packed and labeled: pear salad, roasted vegetable salad, crab cakes,...

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  • Good114 Reviews4.2
Glenwood Drive-In 2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Glenwood Drive-In
Hamburger • $

Glenwood Drive-In

2538 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Great place for the feel of back in the 1980's to present nice place to bring family you can even sit outside on picnic tables and the amazing part is...

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  • Good156 Reviews4.2
Sergio's Pizza Restaurant 3860 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Sergio's Pizza Restaurant
Italian • $$

Sergio's Pizza Restaurant

3860 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Family owned business serving fantastically delicious home cooked meals. Home made desserts to die for. Exceptionally friendly staff. Every customer greeted...

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  • Good110 Reviews4.2
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

The service was very good. We went there for a birthday dinner. We all enjoyed our meals and drinks. Try the sangria. They do have outdoor seating but we chose...

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  • Good134 Reviews4
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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  • Superb62 Reviews4.6
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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  • Superb93 Reviews4.6
Brown Stone House Restaurant 2365 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Brown Stone House Restaurant
Breakfast • $

Brown Stone House Restaurant

2365 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

I ordered breakfast from this place recently and was so pleasantly surprised at how good the food was, but mostly how smooth the whole transaction went from...

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  • Superb121 Reviews4.3
Crab Town 2380 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Crab Town
Seafood • $$

Crab Town

2380 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Clean relaxing environment, great customer service, friendly staff. The food was fresh delicious and came so quick, like ten minutes. I truly recommend this...

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  • Superb57 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

The food is amazing!! Stopped by on a drive through Connecticut and was so happy we ended up ordering food from here. Covid-19 friendly we did pick up and...

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  • Good144 Reviews4.1
Bangkok Boulevard 3000 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Bangkok Boulevard
Thai • $$

Bangkok Boulevard

3000 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

It was good. Just as good as rice pot which is one of my fave places for pad Thai and the avocado rolls was huge and hearty which I loved except the avocado...

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  • Good101 Reviews4.1
Sonobana 1206 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Sonobana
Japanese • $$

Sonobana

1206 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

I personally work here and I could say it's a wonderful job to work at, the co-workers we have our ups and downs like any human beings, but we are all...

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  • Good87 Reviews4.2
Cafe Amici 1670 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Cafe Amici
Italian • $$

Cafe Amici

1670 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517

Ordered Cafe Amici today for dinner with contactless delivery. it is one of the few places around that have a good Veal Parmigiana dinner among some other...

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  • Good116 Reviews3.9
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

Been all over the country and DiMatteos is by far the best pizza I have ever had personally.....great food and a amazing service to boot...if you're in...

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  • Good104 Reviews4

American Restaurants

American in Hamden
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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  • Good99 Reviews3.7
Acropolis Diner 1864 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Acropolis Diner
American • $

Acropolis Diner

1864 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Mother's day 2021. They accepted our reservation for lunch as we traveled down route 5 and seated us when we arrived in a clean sanitized booth. They...

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  • Good130 Reviews3.7
Le Petit Gourmet 1231 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Le Petit Gourmet
American • $$

Le Petit Gourmet

1231 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517

This small used bookstore attached to a gourmet breakfast and lunch café is a real find!. Beautifully prepared popovers, filled with either spinach or ham,...

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  • Superb50 Reviews4.3

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

I was born and raised on Wooster Street, but I have to say Eli's has some good pizza. I also had the best salad I've ever had at Eli's! The food...

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  • Good121 Reviews3.8
Paul & Eddy's Pizza 1919, 1630 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Paul & Eddy's Pizza
Pizza • $

Paul & Eddy's Pizza

1919, 1630 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517

Picked up 8 large pizza's for the QU Big Event students who were helping out at Grace & St Peter's Episcopal Church in the center of town. Thank...

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  • Good118 Reviews4.1
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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  • Good92 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

Pretty good. No real complaints. I got 3 tacos , 2 steak and one Al pastor. They were larger than food truck tacos and better as well. The meat was higher...

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  • Good134 Reviews3.4
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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  • Good89 Reviews3.7
Chipotle Mexican Grill 2165 Dixwell Ave # 2, Hamden
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Mexican • $

Chipotle Mexican Grill

2165 Dixwell Ave # 2, Hamden, CT 06514

The employees were nice and very accommodating. I asked to taste the cauliflower version and they gave some to try. It was very good. I was pleasantly...

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  • Average135 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

This is my favorite Chinese restaurant in New Haven. Cumin beef or lamb, Szechuan chicken with peanuts, ma-po tofu, Dan-Dan noodles , wontons in hot sauce,...

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  • Good88 Reviews3.9
Hing Wah 913 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Hing Wah
Chinese • $$$

Hing Wah

913 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Tiniest, and most delicious spring rolls ever had. White rice was edible, unlike a lot of white rice I've had. General Tso's was great. Have egg drop...

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  • Good91 Reviews3.5
Whitney Garden 2411 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Whitney Garden
Chinese • $

Whitney Garden

2411 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

Love their food and their service. They are priced right and their service is always great.
Passed by for years and finally stopped early in the year....

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  • Good73 Reviews3.9

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Hamden
Still Off the hook seafood 1451 Whalley Ave, New Haven
Still Off the hook seafood
Seafood • $$

Still Off the hook seafood

1451 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06515

Delish spot. Locally owned and operated, best fried seafood. Customer service was great - tables are distanced/spaced for health and safety. Both the servers...

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  • Good46 Reviews4.1
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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  • Good60 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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  • Superb16 Reviews4.4

Burger Restaurants

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

Wayback Burgers

2380 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Whatever you had planned for dinner tonight - f#¢∆ing cancel it. Stop and go here instead. I'm going to recommend the cheesy with LTO and bacon but...

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  • Good95 Reviews3.7
Wendy's 2195 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Wendy's
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

Wendy's

2195 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

The 4 stars is for service i give the food 2 star cause the food was(" hot")The service was good.... And this is by no means the fault of the...

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  • Average125 Reviews2.5
Burger King 2197 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Burger King
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

Burger King

2197 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

First time at this one in Hamden. Used drive through and Staff was very pleasant. Did have to pull forward and wait a few minutes but no line and wasn’t...

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Panera Bread 2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Panera Bread
Sandwich Shop • $

Panera Bread

2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Their pick up process is not clear, it's actually on the right right as you walk in not the shelves where they have some other form of pick up. But food...

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  • Good107 Reviews3.4
Subway 2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

2100 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Da staff was very friendly nd they got my order rite on da 1st try. The place is always clean nd smellin really good. The food is delicious nd da price is...

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  • Good36 Reviews4.1
Subway 1315 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

1315 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Subway is always a great option for a quick lunch. Fast, clean, efficient service. My sub was made exactly how I specified. Yep. I'm picky... and I...

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  • Good30 Reviews3.6

Japanese Restaurants

Japanese in Hamden
Kumo 218 Skiff St, Hamden
Kumo
Japanese • $$

Kumo

218 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517

Only tried them 2 times but will be returning more. Prices are decent, flavors are pretty good and definately the best for the area its in. Will continue to...

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  • Good101 Reviews4
Sakura Garden 1869 Dixwell Ave, Hamden
Sakura Garden
Japanese • $$

Sakura Garden

1869 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514

Best hibachi I’ve been to, clean, beautiful, nice staff, great food, unlike Kumo New Haven. We stopped by Kumo because we where running errands and to say...

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  • Good115 Reviews3.7
Sushi Maki 2411 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Sushi Maki
Japanese • $

Sushi Maki

2411 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

I lived in Hamden for over 2 years before trying this little place on Whitney Avenue. My dad was visiting from out of town and was craving Japanese food to go....

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  • Good46 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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  • Good71 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

We stumbled upon this place and the owner was amazing and welcomimg. The bartenders were just as pleasant and friendly. We stayed and ended up enjoying our...

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  • Good37 Reviews4