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John Davenport's

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155 Temple St Ste 19, New Haven, CT 06510 (Temple and Crown)
+1 203-974-6858
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Three of us had dinner twice at John Davenport’s in December 2016. The food, the people, the place, and the view: all excellent! We had great meals and enjoyed ourselves immensely. The servers were friendly, caring, and professional. Thanks to everyone.

Thank caminante4567
Damascus, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had a lovely family "reunion" at the Davenport Restaurant that we chose because of its great views of Yale and New Haven. Unfortunately the views were obscured slightly by the snow falling, but the energy at the restaurant was not. The staff and manager took very good care of our party as we continued to grow in numbers... More 

Thank Colette B
New Haven, Connecticut
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was inattentive and bordered on rude. The food was uninspired. The view was nice. We will never return, especially because there are so many other fine restaurants in New Haven.

Thank DonnaJ525
Belmont, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a place to take our elderly parents for a special Christmas lunch - this was the perfect venue! From start to finish it was a wonderful experience. We live in another state, so I went to Trip Advisor first, then the restaurants website which is comprehensive and detailed. We appreciated the inside parking with voucher. Easy access to... More 

Thank Carolyn4evr
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking to grab a drink and snack, and enjoy a great view alongside, then John Davenport's Bar is perfect!

Thank Shahana19
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant has a great menu and wonderful service! The views are stunning! It is located on the top floor of the Omni Hotel, and it offers great views of downtown New Haven. Breakfast and dinner are best and have great options. The restaurant week was a great value, even though the dessert was not good! Their soup, particularly truffled... More 

1 Thank Danuza
Wayne K, Manager at John Davenport's, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments on our food and service. I am sorry the dessert option during restaurant week did not live up to expectations and we will work to correct that error. Glad you enjoyed the parsnip bisque with a touch of truffle, a very popular menu choice when featured, and hope we can be of service again soon.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We ate at John Davenport's last night for our anniversary dinner. We were blown away by the service- the table had rose petals scattered on it and a rose my wife. The service was excellent as well. Our server, Ryan was very accommodating and offered us chocolate covered strawberries as a complimentary dessert. The dinner was also delicious- with fairly... More 

Thank Nicky P
Wayne K, Manager at John Davenport's, responded to this review

Thank you Nicky for choosing John Davenport and giving us the opportunity to surprise and delight! I am so glad you enjoyed your special celebration with us and thank you for your kind words about our food and service. We look forward to your return. More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and amazing staff! If you are staying at omni or just want somewhere delicious to eat, this is the place! If you go for breakfast make sure to have a home made omelet! The Chef is phenomenal!

Thank samanthao333
Wayne K, Manager at John Davenport's, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic feedback Samantha! The culinary team were very excited to hear the compliments. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Attentive staff that fills in coffee refills. Good breakfast a la carte. Wonderful view with big curtain walls.

Thank VanishingPoint
Wayne K, Manager at John Davenport's, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments about our "Art of Breakfast" program and attentive staff. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Basic hotel restaurant is a basic hotel. Service is pretty good, but if you want a distinctive breakfast, try Heirloom down the street or even Claire's across the street

Thank Tracey M
Wayne K, Manager at John Davenport's, responded to this review

Thank you Tracey for your compliment on service. I apologize that our brunch did not meet your expectations. We strive to differentiate our breakfast and brunch from other hotels by incorporating many house-made jams, butters and spreads and use locally sourced products. All our eggs are cage-free and meats hormone free and our buffet features a dedicated gluten free station... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Temple St Ste 19, New Haven, CT 06510
    (Temple and Crown)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-974-6858
John Davenports is a 19th floor restaurant and bar that offers contemporary, approachable, coastal New England fare with the best views of New Haven. Our Executive Chef strives to resource sustainable, seasonal ingredients from local farmers, while taking pride in products made in house. His culinary team highlights the Atlantic coastline and its abundant offering from the sea.
Floor-to-ceiling windows bring the most captivating, panoramic views of the city, Long Island Sound, and Yale University to our community.

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