New Haven County CT Dining Guide
CT Restaurant Guide – Hamden, New Haven, Seymour, Waterbury
CT Living offers this guide to the very best dining values in New Haven, Branford, Wallingford, Hamden, Seymour, and all of South Central Connecticut, including chef-owned restaurants, country inns with amazing culinary creations, and some incredibly good dining values. New Haven’s famous Wooster Street is known for its pizza and superb Italian restaurants. The New Haven county restaurant scene is vibrant and ever-changing. Call in advance to confirm hours and make dinner reservations. Weekends are especially busy and most better restaurants require advance reservations. Ask us about New Haven county CT restaurants or share your CT cafe or restaurant, contact us.
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USS Chowder Pot III | 560 East Main St., Branford, CT 06405 | 203-481-2356
Enjoy award winning seafood, slow roasted prime rib and USDA Choice steak. Chowder Pot III has two large dining rooms, air-cooled patio and a very popular Captain's Lounge featuring an amazing raw bar. Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 3:30p-6p. Chowder Pot III has won numerous awards from Connecticut Magazine and for 17 years in a row been voted Best Seafood by the New Haven Advocate. Pick out your own live lobster - 1-15 lbs.!
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Michael's Trattoria, 344 Center St., Wallingford, CT 06492 | 203-269-5303
Award-winning Italian Specialties - Parmigiana, Zuppa Di Pesce, Pasta, Chicken, Veal, Steak, and Seafood served 7 days a week in a relaxed atmosphere. Begin with fresh baked bread served with Michael's own amazing Virgin Olive Oil Dip and complete your meal with Chef-made Banana Cream Pie or fresh-filled Canoli's. Indoor/outdoor dining. Pizza available in the Bar/Lounge or take out only. Catering and In-House Luncheons for up to 40 people available. Michael's Trattoria has served the Wallingford community for more than 25 years.
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According to our readers, and popular websites such as Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google listed below are some of the Top-Rated New Haven CT area restaurants.
- Michael’s Trattoria – Wallingford
- Chowder Pot III – Branford
- Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana – New Haven
- Louis’ Lunch – New Haven
- Modern Apizza – New Haven
- Kitchen ZINC – New Haven
- ROÌA Restaurant and Cafe – New Haven
- Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill – New Haven
- Zuppardi’s Apizza – West Haven
- Ayuthai – Guilford
- Bar Bouchee – Madison
- Heirloom – New Haven
Please note that this list is not exhaustive and there are many other great local restaurants in the New Haven County area.
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