Residents and visitors alike are spoiled for choice when it comes to cuisine in New Haven. Because New Haven is a city rich in history and culture the city features some of the area's best restaurants that cater to everything from the students at Yale, the city's young professionals, empty nesters and more.

A popular choice for fine dining is the Union League Cafe, located at 1032 Chapel Street, and serving Contemporary French dishes in a relaxed atmosphere that suits either romantic or business occasions.  History buffs will appreciate the restaurant's location in the Sherman building, named after the city's first mayor, Roger Sherman, and the only American whose name appears in the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution.

Enjoy a Latin flavor down the street at Roomba, located at 1044 Chapel Street in Sherman's Alley, and serving Caribbean, Cuban, Latin, Seafood, South American and Spanish foods.

Don't forget to stop at the #1 restaurant in New Haven, as rated by TripAdvisor users - Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana.  This no-reservations, cash-only establishment opened in 1925, and attracts a loyal following who brave the long lines for just a taste of the New Haven style thin crust pizza for which Pepe's is known.

A quick scan through the following directories and reviews should help stave off any hunger pangs when touring the New Haven area: