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17 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1219
203-773-1776
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visit Anna Liffey's for a true New Haven experience

I would like to congratulate Frank Cullimore for being voted Best Bartender in Advocate Best of New Haven Readers' Poll 2014. Frank works very hard in taking care of his customers. He has been great to me as well as my girlfriend Cat. My review is biased as I am a regular. This is one of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2014
alzibluk
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New Haven, Connecticut
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English first
Cromwell, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I've had the Irish sausages while my son had curry chips. We loved it so much - along with the waitress and other guest that we knew we'd be back plenty more times. I brought my aunt over from Ireland there a few weeks later and had the Irish Breakfast. It was the best breakfast I have ever had! Delicious.... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I went to the upstairs bar. It is pretty small but the bartender did a great job single-handedly serving a couple of dozen conference attendees that just flooded his bar all of the sudden.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

If you go here, go here for the music or the games on tv. The food is less than average. The fries are terrible (soft). The cobb salad is not too bad. However, the staff is really nice.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I would like to congratulate Frank Cullimore for being voted Best Bartender in Advocate Best of New Haven Readers' Poll 2014. Frank works very hard in taking care of his customers. He has been great to me as well as my girlfriend Cat. My review is biased as I am a regular. This is one of the few restaurants in... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I had a Chicken pie at Anna Liffey's and it was really nice, accompanied by a Guinness. I like the atmosphere, a mix between sport's bar and Irish pub. Service was good too, our waitress was friendly and upbeat. Food arrived fairly quickly.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

The food is just always great. I've been going for years and never had a substandard meal. French fries are the best anywhere. They screen all the soccer matches. Good atmosphere, friendly people work there. The head chef is #1.

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High Wycombe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Had dinner and drinks here. Upstairs it was very busy, but went downstairs and it was virtually empty. Waitress was chatty and accommodating. We had the Irish curry which was very good. Variety of draft beers on tap and wines. We also had cocktails here unfortunately the long island iced tea tasted a little odd. Good atmosphere and the prices... More 

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New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We (family of four) stopped here last year on our way from NYC to Hartford (we were on vacation from NH). We couldn't stop talking about the food. My husband ordered the fish and chips and I ordered the Guinness Stew. The only issue was that they brought out two fish and chips instead of giving me my stew. They... More 

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Connecticut
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Let me start by saying if I could give this restaurant a zero, I would. First of all the item I wanted to order wasn't available, my second choice wasn't available either. I decided on the salmon which was the most tasteless food I have ever eaten. It came will plain white rice and BOILED vegetables. Honestly, if we did... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

This bar and restaurant has the best fish and chips I have found in New Haven. You get a fillet big enough for two served on a wooden plank. There is a good selection of draft beers including my favorite, Newcastle Ale. There are other Irish pub usual fare items that my wife says are also good, but I go... More 

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Additional Information about Anna Liffey's

Address: 17 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1219
Phone Number: 203-773-1776
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20
Cuisine: Irish, British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1219
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: 203-773-1776

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 20
  • Cuisine: Irish, British
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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