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Little Rendezvous

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256 Pratt St, Meriden, CT 06450-4222
(203) 235-0110
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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170 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best pizza in Meriden, period. It is the third best pizza in the state, a very close third behind Modern (New Haven) and Eli's (Hamden). Please note that they are all brick oven, coal fired joints, which is why they are so superior to the run of the mill Blodgett oven pizza. I have been indulging in... More 

Thank DenGourmand
Puget Sound
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The Little Rendezvous can seat dozen or so in the front, but in one visit it appeared that take-out may be the greater share of its business. Visitors should note that they deal only in cash. I called to order a medium pie and asked for estimates of both when it would be ready and how long it would take... More 

Thank Recumbent_Tourist
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting little rendezvous since 1950s. It has been a consistent pie for years. The competition the pizza business is fierce. Little rendezvous still does a very good business. I will always enjoy my pizza from Little rendezvous.

Thank Richard P
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We have ordered pizza many times the place is a very old small place but does a booming business.. Only cash and only pizza also gluten free and wheat pizza.. We love the sauce and parmigiana.the sausage is ground very fine . And my favorite is the broccoli clam and bacon well done .. Give yourself extra time it's wood... More 

Thank Chriscross64
Meriden, CT
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Been around for years. Very good pizzas from old wood burning oven. Pizzas are pizzas, They have a large variety including thin crust and great sauce.

Thank BobSMeriden_CT
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Little Rendezous is a tiny little hole in the wall that has been around for over 50 plus years . It's cash only but the brick oven pizza is great they are always busy but efficient.. They have your pizza ready in a timely manner and it's a lot of regulars . The thin crust and my favorite is broccoli... More 

2 Thank Chriscross64
Meriden, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

We came here after reading the reviews. I this place five stars because I believe it is the best pizza in Meriden, CT however if I had to compare it to the pizza in New Haven and New York, I would give it a four stars. We came on a Wednesday night and there was one family which took up... More 

3 Thank Casey H
Hartford, Connecticut
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175 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2015

I've lived in Meriden for 7 years and was only aware of this place because of Trip Advisor. It's good pizza but I don't get the raves. Sorry.

Thank WorkingMyBucketList
Southington, Connecticut
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87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

The Hartford Courant listed this restaurant among it's top 10 pizza restaurants in Connecticut. Since it was in the next town over, we decided to check it out. We enjoyed it but it had burnt crust gave it a bit of a bad after taste; however, it didn't prevent me from eating 5 slices of my green pepper pizza pie.... More 

2 Thank MaineIndie
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015

I found out about this place from a local news paper article.I must say I was very disappointed.Dough was very hard and burnt..I don't know why but i will give them one more try.Maybe they had a bad day... I'm a big fan of good pizza and this one wasn't good

Thank rafalek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Pratt St, Meriden, CT 06450-4222
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: (203) 235-0110

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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?