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806 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3922
+1 203-777-6670
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (13 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (3 reviews)
“sardines” (5 reviews)
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806 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3922
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wasn't our first time here. I had come here a couple of years ago with my husband and liked it so much I brought my family back for my 50th birthday. This time though even though it was a nice experience there was something...More

Thank dbbohner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried L'orcio on a Tuesday night to take advantage of their $10 Pasta dish deal. Our waitress was excellent: friendly and helpful without being annoyingly so. We were also pleased with the cozy ambiance of the place. It was somewhat chilly that evening, and...More

Thank Providence_RITom
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I spend a lot of time in Italy for work so I am very careful before saying a restaurant really feels Italian. L'Orcio qualifies. The minute you walk in the door you feel the warmth of an upscale neighborhood place. Friendly, professional service. Fabulous menu....More

Thank berrryl
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

What a delight to have dinner on L'Orcio's patio! I started with the panzanella salad, which was lightly dressed yet amazingly flavorful. For my entree, I selected the gnocchi in a basil infused red sauce. Pure heaven! The gnocchi were cloud-like and the best I...More

Thank casmith79
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Six of us dined at L'orcio to celebrate by birthday. My wife and I had eaten there many years ago and looked forward to returning. We were not disappointed with the food. We had hoped to dine outside, but the weather did not cooperate; we...More

Thank MeridenTravelers
Reviewed 21 June 2017

New Haven has many very good Italian Restaurants but L'orcio is one of the best. Since the weather was clear and comfortably warm, my wife and I chose to sit in the outside patio which was covered and surrounded by greenery. We began our meal...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A fine family meal celebrating beautiful food and graduation results. Delicious starters with scrumptious subtly played a fandango on our palate. Subtle succulent octopus grilled to taste sublimely yum. Filet mignon cooked well very tender was excellent but second to a sea bass fillet. Gorgeous...More

Thank david b
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I have been here a handful of times, and each time the food is wonderful! The atmosphere is comfortable and classic, and we absolutely adore it. The only draw back we have, is that every time we go in the wait staff...More

Thank kboughton325
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a superb Italian restaurant in a town with many good Italian restaurants. Excellent food; great ambiance and great service. Make a reservation as it is very popular.

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Always a great meal! The service and food never disappoints! I highly recommend this restaurant. The appetizers to the dinners are amazing and the service is wonderful.

Thank Lisa E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3922
    (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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