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964 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-2515
+1 203-624-0507
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lettuce wraps” (17 reviews)
“duck tacos” (24 reviews)
“hanger steak” (19 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
964 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-2515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked it here. A modern setting with a good buzz. There’s an interesting menu, a bit fusiony along with what I suppose might be called Modern American cuisine. Bread came quickly. Squares of flatbread with a fennel and chilli jam to spread on them....More

Thank harters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here during the launch of the Hartford rail. The restaurant has a nice vibe and the staff seemed friendly initially. We had a pork belly appetizer which was really good. The entrees for me however were not so good. We ordered cod and...More

Thank trvldiva54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for a quick lunch after a stressful meeting to help unwind. The choice is good and solid, the plates imaginative and the service attentive without being overbearing. Would highly recommend.

Thank Russell860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not averse to spicy food but this was over the top. Everything we ordered was so overly spiced that the flavor of the food was entirely masked. We couldn’t even finish our appetizer.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Ate at here a couple months back, loved the food would highly recommend anyone visiting the New Haven area to go here.

Thank watertownbob
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I love fancy restaurants, but I do not like pretension. Luckily, you'll find casual, but slightly upscale eating at this restaurant, minus the hoity toity vibe so common in Yale-centered areas of New Haven. I first went to Zinc on a whim with my Bae....More

Thank MK A
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We used TripAdvisor to find this restaurant, rated #3 in New Haven,. I thought tit was exceptional. Often when you read "modern" or nouveau, you g think that the portions are tiny and it could be a huge treat or a disaster. I was pleasantly...More

Thank JBMartiniguy
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I have visited Zinc many times but I feel the quality and taste of the food has declined. I recently came with my husband and the foos was just ok. The changed the menu a little and for example, I used to love the steak....More

Thank Cesia G
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I went to Zinc for the first time during Restaurant Week. Our server was really attentive and made great suggestions. Lunch was delicious! I will definitely go back and try them for dinner.

1  Thank Gina C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Looked forward to a great meal as Zinc has never let me down till now. Cocktail was delicious in glass half full - not worthy of the $14 price tag. Our server never gave us all the specials - only one and we had to...More

Thank Carencaren
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22 April 2016|
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Response from Zaxweiser | Reviewed this property |
I have to agree with Henry C. Best to call or e-mail the restaurant directly for an accurate answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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: +1 203-624-0507
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