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Gluten Free Options, American, Contemporary
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964 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-2515 (Between College and Temple Streets)
(203) 624-0507
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have chosen the place becauseb of good rating on TA. Disappointment from very first thing... Tap water tasting awful, coke made of it as well. But wine was extremely bad. Nachos with duck pieces were ok, salad so so. Blue cheese too dry, no dressing... Lunch not recommended. Maybe evening food is better. Waitress was excellent but restaurant is... More 

Thank Mariusz K
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First time, I had scallops that were cooked to perfection but they were over barley - a strange combination. Next evening I had lamb kebabs. They were a wee bit tough but tasty.

Thank NYTim
Paris, France
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant in an amazing city... Great atmosphere,warm welcoming,discreet and efficient waitress... The dishes were excellent and we really enjoyed the black Cod and the gnocchi... Not cheap but it worthed it! Go,u wont regret it

Thank Sebmg
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just can't say enough about this amazing restaurant! Visited on vacation and we were blown away by how delicious it was! We all just pushed our plates together in the center of the table and took bites. Worth every penny!

1 Thank Christyn M
Des Moines, Iowa
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here for a special celebration and felt like the servers were put-out with us being there. The food was pretty and well-plated, but one of our diners' steak was raw and inedible. The rest of the meal was underwhelming considering the expectations we'd had for a higher end experience. We will try this again another time and hope... More 

Thank TravelingLight421
Middletown, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I have been dining at Zinc for years! We have never had a bad experience, from their excellent appetizers (the lettuce wraps are to die for) to the ever-changing main courses (gnocchi with shaved Brussel Sprouts and hanger steak are two of my favorites), it does not get any better. The service is always excellent and the... More 

1 Thank Tony114
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Zinc monthly for business and these are not your mothers nachos! The duck nachos are AMAZING! The taste is unlike any other. They will stay on your mind, long after they have left your plate!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Found this place on our trip to visit friends in CT and so glad we did! The atmosphere is nice and modern, service is professional and knowledgable. It is on the higher price but well worth it. Everything we had was delicious.

Thank Tomas L
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My wife, step-son, who will be starting Yale next month, and I were in New Haven for "just one more tour" during Bull Dog Days, before he made his decision about where to attend college. While he was off with his potential new friends my wife and I were sampling the various top rated restaurants in New Haven. We are... More 

Thank noclvrname
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The nice decor compliments the capable staff. Seating a little too close and a bit noisy when crowded

Thank redbird33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $35
Gluten Free Options, American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 964 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-2515
    (Between College and Temple Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: (203) 624-0507

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