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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 - 11:30 pm
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious lunch and exceptional service

My husband, son and I went here for lunch today after visiting Quinnipiac. We got a salad, burger and chicken sandwich and they all were very good. Shout out to Michael, our server; he was one of the most professional servers we have ever had. We would definitely return if we find ourselves in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Boston, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Service tonight was very poor. Waitress was never around. Other servers would check on their tables 2-3 more than ours. I'm very disappointed and will not return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great service, perfect for lunch. Really nice bar. I started with the avocado salad that was really good, and the Mediterranean Sandwich with fries. It was really good and the portion size was generous.

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My husband, son and I went here for lunch today after visiting Quinnipiac. We got a salad, burger and chicken sandwich and they all were very good. Shout out to Michael, our server; he was one of the most professional servers we have ever had. We would definitely return if we find ourselves in the area again.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

loved it! Just moved to the area and went there as we moved and have already been back. Went to the restaurant side. Good service. Clean. and nice atmosphere. Had fish tacos - excellent!!

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Bethany, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Used to be a decent restaurant, but then the Quinnipiac kids discovered it, and overran the bar. Killed the atmosphere for the grown ups, and the noise coming from the bar to the dining room makes it impossible to have a pleasant dinner. Service can be slow. It's an okay meal if you have the time.

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New London, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Eli's on Whitney has very good food. Whenever our office has parties we always have it catered from Eli's. Penne ala vodka is amazing the eggplant the stuffed breads and the list goes on and on. If you are looking for a good food you will not be disappointed visiting this place.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Have been there numerous times for both lunch and dinners. Dinners are well prepared and excellent. Very varied menu to accomadate all diners. The sandwiches are enormous, well worth the price. We also brought my mother in law and they readily helped with her disability. A great restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My favorite spot in Hamden! Great pub fare, pizzas, and entrees. They have lots of appetizers as well. The bar is recently renovated with new TVS. It is a great place to watch sporting events, have dinner, or grab a drink with friends. There is occasional live music and DJs on the weekends. Bar tenders are very friendly and efficient,... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Most times when we take our grandsons out for dinner we will choose Eli's on Whitney. The food is so good, especially the burgers, that they are always busy. We love it

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Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This place is popular with the locals in the area. My wife and I decided to stop in for an early dinner. It was a Saturday around five and not too crowded. We sat at a table in the bar area. I should have realized what was to come from the beginning. It took ten minutes for our server to... More 

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Additional Information about Eli's On Whitney

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

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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
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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