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Eli's On Whitney

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2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3207
(203) 287-1101
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tue 11:30 pm - 11:30 am
Wed 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always treated like royalty.

Love the Eli's Signature Salad. But all of the food is outstanding. Excellent wait staff. I've brought very large parties and we are always treated like royalty. Great apps, delicious meals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Cindy S
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Hamden, Connecticut, United States
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Hamden, Connecticut, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Love the Eli's Signature Salad. But all of the food is outstanding. Excellent wait staff. I've brought very large parties and we are always treated like royalty. Great apps, delicious meals.

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Connecticut, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Eli's on Whitney and its sister restaurant, Eli's Brick Oven, are great spots for a sandwich or a full meal. The pizza is a great neopolitan crust and they have some especially good sandwiches. I enjoy the #12 buffalo chicken sandwich at Brick Oven, and Eli's On Whitney (right next door) always has great beers on tap in its spacious... More 

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NH
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First time here. Great menu. Everything from seafood to pizza. Food was delicious...everyone loved their choices. The mac and cheese was a big hit. Service was very good. Beautiful bar in center with sports tv theme but sitting at tables we were able to speak quietly and still hear each other without fighting with those tv as in other sports... More 

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fitzus
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Have been to Eli's several times the past year and each time it is always enjoyable and never rushed and delishish.Before talking about the food, know that there is a very small parking lot behind it, otherwise we usually end up parking on the side street next to it which is always fine too. Having stopped in again yesterday afternoon... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Came here with a large group which preordered. Upon arrival, the food was already placed at table with name tags. Staff was attentive and friendly. Food was very good as well with items such as quinoa pyramid salad!

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Decided to try Eli's on a whim, so had to wait for about 40 mins. The food was worth the wait. We found the menu comprehensive and well priced. Service was exceptional and waiting time was minimal. Really well worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Solely based on a take out order I will not order any buffalo wings from Eli's on Whitney. If you like crisp flavorful wings go to the Eli's brick oven. I think this is a recent change because Eli's on Whitney did have good wings at one time. What happened!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great place to come with a crowd and watch sporting events. Service is a little laid-back but the food is quite good for the type of establishment it is and good value for the money.

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Connecticut
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Had wonderful meal here and loved Eli's version of Mac n cheese !!! You gotta try it .... Heard they have best pizza in Hamden area and may go back to taste for myself . Service was perfect but this is a busy place ... Make a reservation for dinner and keep in mind the bar is a college hang... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

gluten pizza awful no taste... will try restaurant.. pricey for what it is .. - heard good food. nice atmosphere.. try lunch for better prices..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3207
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: (203) 287-1101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Californian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 pm - 11:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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