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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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“pasta” (25 reviews)
“pappardelle” (7 reviews)
“sardines” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
806 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3922
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 23 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 19 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
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice Italian restaurant in New haven. The beet appetizer and burrata appetizer was excellent. All of our meals were outstanding and I loved the gnocchi sorrentia specifically. It was fresh homemade gnocchi with tomato sauce and basil. Outstanding! The deserts were wonderful and the...More

Thank Pekelo98
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

After hearing wonderful things about this restaurant, we were very disappointed to have not experienced what everyone else had. Apparently, on Tuesday nights they have a $10 pasta menu and it seems that the attention to detail is lost because of this deal. Our service...More

Thank Kdicar
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very small restaurant. Our table was practically next to the bar and up against other tables. We waited a long time to be approached for our drink orders. Our waiter was not very friendly nor seemed to want to converse or make any suggestions. My...More

Thank Alicia O
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something new to us for Restaurant Week in town and chose L'Orcio. Had reservations and arrived early so had a drink at the comfy little bar. Bartender Paul very nice and accommodating. Our table was ready at our appointed time in...More

Thank Wjmthree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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