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Goodfellas Restaurant

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702 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-6508
+1 203-785-8722
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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1,406 reviews
632 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 905 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, they try but both food and service leave to be desired. Several screens show, appropriately enough, the movie non-stop. Quite ugly movie, as far as I am concerned. But back to the restaurant: great service does not consist in shaking hands with your customers, in fact it is to be avoid especially since we are still not out of... More 

Thank Oliver S
West haven ct
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

sorry they have changed the movie to "burnt"...."good fellows" part of the character; food consistent and good; bar tenders knowledgeable and helpful

1 Thank Kjcski
Litchfield, Connecticut
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate upstairs and had a wonderful relaxed dinner. The service was impeccable. Excellent cioppino and the filet cognac was amazing. Dessert was lovely.

1 Thank Hill H
East Haven, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for restaurant week. Have never been there before. the place was busy for a sunday afternoon. had a great table in the corner. The service was fabulous and the food was abundant and outstanding. Didn't feel rushed or like we were being pushed out because they needed the table. Our waiter was Jason. He is top notch. Fun, professional... More 

1 Thank 2015mikeandlaurie201
Hartford, Connecticut
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502 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Check all my 150 plus worldwide reviews and see I almost never give 5 stars! Today I honestly and rightfully do! Where to begin--the Eggplant tower was amazing with a delicious basaltic sauce--grand portion ! The Pork chop Milanesa is top notch with the right combination of greens, tomatoes and miniature balls of fresh mozzarella ... and huge enough for... More 

1 Thank GringoAlto2000
Hamden, Connecticut, United States
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70 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time here, read some reviews so I was hoping to see for myself. The inside is clean I wont say it's romantic but not bad. The waite staff were very good. Now on to the finer points about this place. The food.... that was just OK, nothing to rave about. I had their parpedelli with meatballs and what they... More 

Thank El S
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place by accident and so happy I did. The staff, menu, food, ambiance was awesome! I asked if they would make something for me from the dinner menu even though it was lunch and they were totally accommodating...Cant wait to go back....

1 Thank Joann H
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

we are italian! we ate very well (exept for pasta) but we didn't find nothing really italian and prices are far too high. waiters are very kind and frinedly

Thank andrea v
Milford, Connecticut
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

There are so many Italian places to eat and many are good, but I found Goodfellas to be outstanding. My father was Italian so we ate a lot of Italian food with recipes from my Italian grandmother who immigrated to American as an adult. The food at Goodfellas tasted like the food I knew, starting with fresh stuffed baked artichoke... More 

1 Thank gayle h
Wallingford, Connecticut
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168 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I love this place. So busy on a Saturday night at 5:30. We had the tomato, eggplant, mozzarella appetizer and the clams casino. Amazing. My wife and I both had the signature dish of cognac filet. It's filet mignon topped with lobster sitting a portobello mushroom with Gorgonzola cream sauce. To die for. I love this place.

1 Thank Pekelo98

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-6508
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-785-8722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?