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Consiglio's Restaurant

165 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
+1 203-865-4489
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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165 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited consiglios last nite for dinner. We arrived a few minutes early & were promptly seated. Very warm & inviting. Our server, Chastity, introduced herself by name (bonus points) & brought us water & the menus. We ordered a glass of wine & waited for...More

Thank Dreijunge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consiglio’s Wooster St. New Haven, Ct. Located on New Haven’s famous Wooster St. is a home town favorite that’s been serving excellent Italian dishes for many decades. A family run gem handed down through the generations that has been a favorite to many native New...More

Thank Realtor44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews misled us to this restaurant. The food was bland and the service was very slow. Will not return.

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 15 October 2018

My wife and I were in New Haven for a quick visit and we wanted to have dinner at a famous pizza place. However, the line was way too long, so we decided to eat at Consiglio's which was next door. We are so glad...More

1  Thank RUTEX2002
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great evening out with my wife and we decided to go to our favorite resturant. We started with the fried mozzarella, which was excellent and then on to the salad. I had the cesar and my wife had the house and both were...More

1  Thank keithgH1078QT
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is home style Italian American cooking at it's finest. Service was pleasant but not fawning, and portions were generous. The offerings are simple, uncomplicated, and reminded me of Sunday dinner with my mom and dad. Their tomato sauce will have you mopping the plate...More

Thank bklynbubba
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Lucky enough to beat the rush and were seated upon arrival. Greeted with a smile and felt important by the excellent waitress. She was more like a friend than a waitress the way she explained the menu and specials. Reasonable prices can’t wait to go...More

Thank joemass2010
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The service,cleanliness and atmosphere were excellent, but we were expecting the food to be "terrific" with all the hype. Bread and olive oil were good (unspiced oil) but we've had better. The pasta portions were large (relatively bland) but the shrimp & chicken portions were...More

Thank Domino1969
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We ate here twice in one week as we enjoyed it so much the first time. The home made pasta dishes are very good especially the meatballs and sweet sausage - the sauce is very good. The lasagne was a little different on the second...More

Thank SimoneBluefox
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Overpriced and unenjoyable... disappointing would be an understatement ... sent back 3 of 6 meals ... steak (ordered medium rare) was burnt and they replaced it with a cheap cut served raw, pasta was bland, service was pompous...

1  Thank JJFlash7
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Response from NoreenLC | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so - but you should call to be sure.
12 September 2015|
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Response from Trish P | Property representative |
Yes, we host lots of baby showers! Usually they're on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Please call the restaurant at 203-865-4489 and ask for Lisa or Trish. Our banquet menus are on our website as well if you'd like to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-865-4489
  • E-mail
The Consiglio family continues to operate one the the best Italian restaurants in New Haven. For 78 years, we continue to offer authentic, delicious, home-made Italian fare with friendly hospitality that the New York Times referred to as "convivial." Indeed, a meal at Consiglio's with family and friends is always an experience to savor and enjoy. Welcome to Consiglio's, and from our family to yours, "Bon Appetit!"
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