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Eli's On Whitney

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2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3207
+1 203-287-1101
11:15 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:15 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came here because i was really craving bar food. We ordered the spinach artichoke dip, BBQ wings, parmesan truffle fries, and nachos. I wasn't really blown away by the wings and the nachos. The spinach artichoke dip was so good though and i haven't been able to find another one like it. I was little disappointed in the fires... More 

Thank ungarkatie
Hartford, Connecticut
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at this restaurant frequently over the course of my son's Quinnipiac University education. I thought it is only fair that I give it a plug for other families. Cannot say too much good about it. The menu is large and varied. The portions are ample. We have never had a bad dish. The food is great. The... More 

Thank Amy W
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Eli's has a fine selection on its standard menu and great specials every day. We always find something to enjoy. And the staff is very courteous.

Thank chrismaiuri
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Stopped here for lunch while visiting Quinnipiac. Perfect choice with a huge selection. Enjoyed burgers and a specialty salad with mandarin oranges and fresh beets. Pleasant atmosphere, good service. Will return on our next visit to the area.

Thank 2Virgos
Hamden, Connecticut
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Always a good experience going to Eli's. I have dined there and drank there through all the years of growth and change at Eli's and they continue to take care of us with good food and drink at reasonable prices with always good service, I was a Bimonte pizza fan so when Eli's Bimonte's across the street from their place... More 

Thank george s
Killingworth, Connecticut
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251 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Great place to have a drink and some appetizers... The food is fresh and the wait staff was very friendly and nice. If you're in the Hamden ct area this is a great stop!!

Thank Tech G
Staten Island, New York
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch while visiting Quinnipiac university. All I can say is wow. A nice place with tvs and nice size bar to enjoy watching the games etc. but also a quieter area to eat at tables if you want to get away from the bar. Nachos were great, pizza was great, salad and burgers all great and beer... More 

Thank Spdurante
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

If you haven't been to Eli's you are definitely missing out. I absolutely love their "Mac n Jack" mac n cheese. Everything is great on the menu. You won't be disappointed

Thank mah2462
Shelton Ct.
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

You can beat it! Great appetizers or dinners. We usually order a lot of appetizers and drinks. Its become a go to place after work for many years.

Thank Donna S
Milford, Connecticut
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is a great place if you want to have delicious, filling, reasonably priced food while watching sporting events. There are TV's all over the bar area and in the dining area as well. The staff memorizes your orders, and are attentive, great overall service! I would recommend this restaurant to couples, families and those who are traveling solo. The... More 

Thank Elizabeth K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $25
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:15 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:15 am - 1:00 am
11:15 am - 1:00 am
11:15 am - 1:00 am
11:15 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2392 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3207
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-287-1101

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