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Reviewed April 21, 2022 via mobile

Such a delicious breakfast! The portion sizes are generous, tasty, and left us feeling full. The staff was very friendly and greeted us as soon as we walked in the door. The cafe is decorated with Yale stuff, which I thought was cute since we're...not from around here. Good price!More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed December 24, 2020 via mobile

I don't know how a place like this gets any good ratings ( unless it's done by the employees). The chicken in my sandwich sandwich was totally dried out and the tomatoes tasted like garbage. As well, there were at least 20 people in a...very small area completely breaking Cove in the call for the City of New Haven and they didn't seem to give a damn.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020

Fabulous selection of sandwiches. Each one is generously filled. Very wide selection. Never had anything but the sandwiches but everything I have had is WONDERFUL!!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in to get some breakfast after and early fasting test. Got the Triple Double and OMG it was the best breakfast sandwich I have ever had. You will not be disappointed. The people working there are so happy and friendly which made me feel...happy too. BTW they are located on Grove Street around the corner from the old location.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

Incredible selection. Super clean. Family feel. Must try. Staff is very smart and friendly. Owner helpful and present. Great way to start the day!!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Gorgeous gourmet sandwiches and salads. Everything made with topnotch ingredients. Friendly atmosphere. Could not be better now that they have more space.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Went here for lunch with a friend and man this place was busy but the service was fast. Great menu board for breakfast and lunch. I had a egg on a roll with bacon and it was great. Their hash browns are to die for....I’ll be back to this place for sure.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 22, 2019

food is great, seriously great ingredients, portions are huge and prices are low....good solid food at lower prices than you pay for small portions that dont taste as good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Just tried Tuesday's special, Avocado Shrimp Ceviche, and it was amazing! The ceviche had firm shrimp, crisp veggies, and a tart lime marinade over two halves of an avocado. Simply put, I could eat this for lunch every day and never tire of it. (One...tip for "to go" orders, ask to have the pita bread wrapped separately to keep it from getting soggy on the walk back to your office.) Another winner for Zoi's menu!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Best lunch place in New Haven - breakfast too ... just awesome food, always fresh, Great service... this place is always busy and they are fast... the owner is the nicest guy and really cares about his customers and making good food ... great sandwiches...and soups ... love the number 10 with smoked turkey and the tomato bisque soup is the bestMore

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed April 6, 2018

I feel bad saying this but I was disappointed in my lunch at Zoi's in New Haven. I decided to give Zoi's another try after a Saturday takeout experience in which they advertised soup specials on the website and then when I called to order,...they said they had no soup. This time I tried eat-in. I ordered the field green salad with dressing on the side. It came to the table, the portion of field greens not that big and it was missing both the chickpeas and the grated cheese. I had to walk through a bunch of people to get to the counter and then everyone was busy. I finally managed to track down a person who brought me the chickpeas in a 1/4 cup portion size container, I thought that was a little stingy. So, I think I will stick with the sandwiches if I ever go there again. It's too bad because it is a popular place.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed March 14, 2018

I was in New Haven for the first time. I was walking around looking at Yale and taking pictures of the architecture, etc. I was walking back to my car and decided I wanted to eat lunch prior to leaving for Baltimore. So, I stopped...into Zoi's, which looked like a local place. I am glad I did. I ordered a breakfast sandwich on Texas Toast, and it was fantastic! I got that and a drink for under $8! I would definitely recommend this place. It looked like a lot of locals were eating here, especially young professionals.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Best sandwich place in New Haven ... great selection of sandwiches on the menu or they will custom make you anything... huge sandwiches and salads ... love the #10 with smoked turkey, coke slaw and bacon... pastrami is great and the #8 chicken with chipotle...

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed October 6, 2017

This place is SOLID. I've never been disappointed with an order. From their breakfast sandwiches to their salads, they can do no wrong in my book. It's a very casual lunch spot that knows what it does and does it well. Get the tuna melt,...buffalo chicken wrap, or any of the breakfast sandwiches. So good!More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed February 15, 2017

The fresh roasted turkey,cole slaw, Russian, cheese and bacon sandwich was the best ever! Pete, the owner could not have been nicer. Encourage all to support the small business owners who provide such a great product and service.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Yes, Zoi's offers takeout services.

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Zoi's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5