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2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3207
+1 203-287-1101
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:15 - 01:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 02:00
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Hamden, Connecticut
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good service, clean, well run, too noisy for my tastes, old fart syndrome. Crowded because it is a good place.

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Thank Truthserum55
Prospect, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions are everything. Tonight after deciding to wow my friend with Eli's, we left after 5 minutes with a whole different "wow". My friend walked in and went to approach the hostesses and wasn't getting anywhere. I walked up and they were still engrossed in each other's conversation. When my friend and I finally got their attention we were... More 

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Thank Shaun C
Hamden, Connecticut
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times over the years. The food, service, and atmosphere is excellent. Whether attending a shower, dinner after a funeral, or just out for dinner, Eli's has been consistently excellent for many years.

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Thank CB1HC
Management response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to give Eli's on Whitney such a wonderful review! We love hearing from long-time, loyal customers such as yourself. It seems that you have experienced most of what Eli's has to offer from showers, after funerals and dinner! Did you know that we also offer off-premise, full service catering? Think of us... More 

Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here because i was really craving bar food. We ordered the spinach artichoke dip, BBQ wings, parmesan truffle fries, and nachos. I wasn't really blown away by the wings and the nachos. The spinach artichoke dip was so good though and i haven't been able to find another one like it. I was little disappointed in the fires... More 

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Thank ungarkatie
Management response:

Hello, thank you for your feedback on your experience at Eli's on Whitney. I am glad that you really enjoyed our spinach and artichoke dip! All of our food is made from scratch which is probably why you are not able to find another one like it. The next time you visit us please do not hesitate to send back... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have eaten at this restaurant frequently over the course of my son's Quinnipiac University education. I thought it is only fair that I give it a plug for other families. Cannot say too much good about it. The menu is large and varied. The portions are ample. We have never had a bad dish. The food is great. The... More 

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Thank Amy W
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Eli's has a fine selection on its standard menu and great specials every day. We always find something to enjoy. And the staff is very courteous.

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Thank chrismaiuri
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Stopped here for lunch while visiting Quinnipiac. Perfect choice with a huge selection. Enjoyed burgers and a specialty salad with mandarin oranges and fresh beets. Pleasant atmosphere, good service. Will return on our next visit to the area.

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Thank 2Virgos
Hamden, Connecticut
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Always a good experience going to Eli's. I have dined there and drank there through all the years of growth and change at Eli's and they continue to take care of us with good food and drink at reasonable prices with always good service, I was a Bimonte pizza fan so when Eli's Bimonte's across the street from their place... More 

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Thank george s
Killingworth, Connecticut
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251 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to have a drink and some appetizers... The food is fresh and the wait staff was very friendly and nice. If you're in the Hamden ct area this is a great stop!!

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Thank Tech G
Staten Island, New York
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch while visiting Quinnipiac university. All I can say is wow. A nice place with tvs and nice size bar to enjoy watching the games etc. but also a quieter area to eat at tables if you want to get away from the bar. Nachos were great, pizza was great, salad and burgers all great and beer... More 

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Thank Spdurante

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:15 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:15 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:15 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:15 - 01:00
Thursday
11:15 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3207
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-287-1101

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?