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806 State St, New Haven, CT 06511 (Pearl and Eld Streets)
+1 203-777-6670
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given this restaurant as a recommendation from the couple sitting next to us in a bar a few blocks away. Thank you nice people!! They seated us immediately, the waitstaff was very solicitous, and omg the food! I had the ravioli in sage butter and my friend has the salmon and gnocchi. Absolutely delicious, perfectly sized portions -... More 

Thank nina62
Norwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for our reservation and the table was ready, service was spot on with a lovely young waitress who knew just the right amount of checking on us and leaving us alone. We had the flatbread, which is not so fly and tasty (my guy liked it more than I did, but I enjoyed it too). He ordered a specially... More 

Thank Roz B
New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Pasta is made fresh. They have a small garden which is open in the spring and fall.It is a delight to have food there. Nice assortment of wine

1 Thank reviewgurucool
New Haven, Connecticut
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

What a find! After leaving our first choice for dining due to it being closed for a function we happened upon L'Orcios - lucky us! We sat outside in their garden and enjoyed a lovely meal. Service was on point, food was above average and so flavorful, wonderful wines, can't wait to go back!

1 Thank Carencaren
Cheshire, Connecticut
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Nice Place. Relaxing. Great pasta. My husband's steak was so tender he could cut it with the butter knife. Service was good too. Wonderful on a summer night. The inside is nice but does not compare to being in the garden.

Thank 344cyn
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My daughter recently moved to New Haven I was looking for a nice place for dinner. I searched Italian restaurants near her and found this one!!!! It was amazing, we sat out in the back it was quiet and well landscaped. We ordered the fig and prosciutto appetizer it was delicious the figs were cut in quarters w prosciutto layered... More 

1 Thank gabbynange
New Haven, Connecticut
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We went to L'Orcio for a romantic dinner, in hope of sitting outside in the lovely courtyard behind the restaurant. Unfortunately, it was raining heavily but we were able to sit inside. All of our food was delicious and well prepared. Ambience is nice, reminiscent of a bistro in Italy..

Thank Joanna M
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have visited this great little spot for the 3rd time now and I don't think we're stopping any time soon. Awesome home made pastas, highly recommend!

Thank John L
New York City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

The portions are huge, the service efficient and pleasant, the prices reasonable and the food is very good.The homemade (fatti in casa) pappardelle reminded us of the pastas in Italian trattorias. Our only complaint...a bit too much salt. We especially enjoyed dining in the Wisteria covered garden. Parking is an issue because most of parking near the restaurant is metered... More 

Thank Janet A
North Haven, Connecticut
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1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Went last week for dinner after work. For a restaurant that claims it uses farm fresh vegetables, the spinach I had with my fish was definitely frozen. The fish was supposed to be grilled then filleted, but it tasted like fish cooked a while ago. Also the tuna carpaccio was such a small portion that I could barely find it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 State St, New Haven, CT 06511
    (Pearl and Eld Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Minutes a way from Union Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-777-6670

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?