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Lorenzo's Ristorante Italiano

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39 Elm St, West Haven, CT 06516-3866
+1 203-932-5846
Today
11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've heard so many people brag about how good Lorenzo's food is, so my wife and I decided to order take out seeing as though we live so close and we're ready to be home. I still can't believe how horrible and bland the meatballs were, I've had better salad from McDonald's and I can assure you that I would... More 

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Thank j2dagee68
west haven, ct
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Italian specialties served by family run business. Friendly attentive service. Stuffed shrimp, chicken parmesan and pasta fagioli are my favorite. Pizzas are great to take home with great choice of tasty toppings. Subs are such a treat for lunch. Ladies night on Thursdays give ladies the opportunity to go socialize and eat incredible dishes.

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Thank deg62us
Milford, Connecticut
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I was shocked to find out my family was having a surprise birthday party for me. There were 20 people present. We all ordered off the menu some had chicken Parm some had eggplant others had macaroni and sausage or meatball and some had the chicken and broccoli rabe, all were delicious, I recommend this place to everyone. !!

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Thank poppy843
New Haven, Connecticut
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Overall: There are better choices nearby. Feels like a place for regulars who probably come more for the comraderie than for the food. Won't be back. Food: We were surprisingly disappointed. After reading reviews here, we were eager to give this place a shot. We ordered the Crab Cake Special appetizer, NY style Calamari, Chicken Scarpariello with a side of... More 

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Thank Friartuck200
West Haven, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Restaurant is perfect for family and kids service is great food is great and you get your money's worth. Has a bar, dining area with fireplace. If you are traveling to conn must stop in and enjoy a nice dinner..

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Thank lilprincess35141
Texas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I was there on 18 October with a group of clergy. The service was friendly and the food as good as anything I ever had in Italy. The portions are huge. I would go back in a minute.

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Thank Jim77345
West haven
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went for the first time to a graduation 🎓 dinner. Food was really good. Good drinks and desserts were amazing, good experience for the first time visiting. Parking can be a lil overwhelming, there's a supermarket, barbershop and other stores around, but once u find a spot you are all set.

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Thank 144paolav
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dropped into Lorenzo's tonight for a meal as we were staying around the corner and mainly because it was in walking distance. And after reading reviews on here it seemed the obvious choice. It was as described by others as a friendly warm place to eat. The two waitresses were friendly and advised us on a... More 

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Thank jo l
West Haven, Connecticut
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The atmosphere is stunning. There is a fireplace in the restaurant area; an out door patio with a pizza stove. Yes they make the pizzas out doors as well as inside. A very delicious Italian menu with home made desserts. They have full bar with tables and private rooms that lead to the outdoor patio for parties, conferences and more.... More 

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Thank Lynn0224
West Haven, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I've eaten here many times: for birthday parties, family gatherings, and with a few friends. Food has always been a cut above the rest. Service is good, nicely decorated in an Italian theme. Best of all is the exceptional Italian food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Elm St, West Haven, CT 06516-3866
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-932-5846

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