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Libby's Italian Pastry Shop

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139 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
+1 203-772-0380
11:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 22:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Cash only I had to go to two different ATMs to find money for a six dollar dessert forget it. Can only was very good coffee was very good but who does business will have a credit for these days set that's no longer possible if you want most clientele

Thank Mark W
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Stopped here for something sweet after having pizza at Pepe's. The cannoli's are very good. They are known for their Italian ice although we didn't have any that day. They only take cash. There's seating inside and outside on nice days.

Thank Mimsy53
Haddam, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We went there after dinner and ordered 2 cannoli; many different flavored toppings to choose from, but the filling was authentic and wonderful! Also ordered a lobster tail and it was huge, enough for two people.

Thank Peridot63
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My mom and I went into Libby's while my dad waited in line at Pepe's as we knew they would. E closed by the time we finished our pizza. Soooo happy we thought to do that! We got Pasticciotti and Sfogliatelle and they were both delicious!!! Wish we had gotten more. Even if you don't have any room left after... More 

Thank megsupp
Oxford, Connecticut
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Everything is yummy! Try it all. Take some home. Bring some to a party. You can NOT go wrong with dessert from Libby's!

Thank dritschler
Old Saybrook, Ct.
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

What can I say, like everyone else that has written a review, first you go for pizza then you go for dessert. Libby's has location but the pastry is not good. When you walk in and see most of the trays covered with plastic (before closing) you should get concerned. The cannoli selection is extensive but far from fresh. Go... More 

Thank Mag40
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136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Whenever I'm in New Haven, I first go to Pepe's Pizza for lunch, then Libby's for dessert. It's like yin and yang, you can't have one without the other. Seriously, the pastries are super fresh and delicious. There is seating if you wish to eat in, I usually take a box of pastries home. Try, you will enjoy.

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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A must stop after having Frank Pepe's next door! A wonderful selection of authentic made-with-love Italian cookies. Very pleasant and patient with me helping fill a box for a certain dollar amount. Kept helping me choose more to fill the box without getting impatient or rushing me. Cookies were delicious! Didn't try any pastry this time but they looked fabulous!... More 

Thank ACKluv
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stopped by Libby's Pastry Shop after having pizza nearby. We had several different cannolis and they were delicious the espresso was great. There are so many homemade things to choose from we were sorry we were so full from the pizza. This place has been here for ages and nothing ever changes, however, that is a good thing because... More 

Thank Suzanne B
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Yuhummmmmmm!!!! Couple or more words, authentic, home-made from scratch, Little Italy, delicious, after New Haven pizza the best treat you can give yourself and your beloved ones. I lived for several years in New Haven and this is something you want to relive every time you visit this city.

Thank Feike v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-772-0380

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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?