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806 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3922
+1 203-777-6670
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
806 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3922
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Reviewed today

Ok, as an Italian, I do not go to Italian restaurant unless my friends insist or colleagues ask me to. Nor I would ever eat pasta: honestly, I do it better myself. This is the place where I brought my parents, however: they have great...More

Thank luvaspina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the outskirts of downtown new haven this place serves great food! they also have a nice outside seating area

Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 14 May 2018

L'orico was an excellent choice for dinner following my daughter's graduation. Our table was ready upon arrival, the waiter was extremely friendly and helpful, and everyone was pleased with their appetizers, entrees and desserts. The menu offers something for everyone. Happily, L'orico doesn't "garlic bomb"...More

Thank VinoVeritasZZ
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

First, I would like to thank the excellent hostess who was so patient with us changing our seating time..not knowing when graduation would end. After a wonderful graduation ceremony we were served a great meal! Everyone had something different (Cavatelli Nonna, Papperdelle Mare, Buccatini ,...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Located in a historic home on State Street, this unique space offered warmth and comfort while sampling classic, Italian fare. Handmade pastas are offered here in addition to other Italian offerings using the freshest of fresh ingredients. Their oven roasted lamb was done just right....More

Thank Adventure Diva
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is a true gem of an italian restaurant. Situated in a converted house, we came on a busy Saturday night and were treated to an immensely pleasurable dining experience. We started with the erbivoro appetizer which was brimming with different flavors and textures. We...More

Thank rpalive
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Food was fantastic. Not your typical "red sauce" Italian food that you find so many places. I had a branzino that was on special that night, husband had salmon, another person had parapdelle with pork ragu, and the other had veal. All good portions and...More

Thank ConnecticutExporter
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The bartender was very good. We were picking our daughter from the train and wanted Italian food. We sat at the bar and started with wine. The bartender was very helpful to my picky wife. She found something she liked so Happy Wife Happy Life....More

Thank bobbylupo
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

There is no lack of Italian food in New Haven, but we had our best meal in ages tonight at L’Orccio. The homemade pasta is perfect, as was the gnocchi that my husband ordered. And my branzino in a wine sauce with spiralized zuccini was...More

1  Thank Caryl K
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Great Italian food. Good wine list. Great service. Moderately prices.Nice neighborhood restaurant. I'd go there again.

Thank PaulWilliams3rd
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23 December 2017|
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Response from Lynn F | Reviewed this property |
No - we street-parked. A great length of nearby street parking is "no parking" marked so you might have to walk a block or two.
23 December 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking
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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, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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