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Eli’s Brick Oven Pizza

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2402 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3287 (Formerly Bimonte's Pizza Castle)
+1 203-288-1686
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza is amongst the bear I've ever had- thin, crispy, and succulent. Excellent blend of tomatoes and cheese. The buffalo wings were also really good, with a nice tangy sauce and decent blue cheese. Our whole meal came out to 21 bucks (my wife got a diet Coke) and the bathrooms were in good condition. They have a wide... More 

Thank tmmygldnck
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The family had an unplanned gathering one night. On the way home I ordered pizza at the take out part of Eli's. When I went inside I was not aware of all the premade take out items. I was planning to go to the grocery store but did not have too. I was able to pick up 2 salads with... More 

Thank Faith D
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Easy to obtain, very satisfying take home meals for self or for entertaining on the run. Many locals come here for sit-down meals as well.

Thank Thom P
Hamden, Connecticut
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Well run provider of good pizza, lunches, food to go, good dinning environment. Reliable & tasty cure for hunger.

Thank Truthserum55
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great apizza,friendly,courteous staff,very nice room makes for a nice family's nite out experience. We went on n y eve and by the end of dinner I couldn't believe the place wasn't jammed. There is nothing like New Haven style apizza.

Thank Bill C
Wallingford, Connecticut
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171 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I never thought I would be writing a review about a pizza place that was as good as Modern Pizza in New Haven. I am now. The pizza ingredients are top quality. It is obviously baked at a very high temperature which imparts a delicious burn to the end crust. Not too much oil, not to thick a crust. The... More 

Thank DenGourmand
Durham, Connecticut
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My elderly father-in-law wanted to get away from his convelescent home for some good pizza. Being close to Eli's, and not wanting to bring him down to New Haven, we went for it. As a bunch of self proclaimed pizza snobs, it takes a lot to impress us, and not did it! The service during a busy time was very... More 

Thank Mike G
Hamden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We've order takeout several times. Food is better than average. Pizza is quality. Biggest problem is that they have parking which is supposed to be for takeout customers only. But, at least half the spaces are used by someone dining in. This means no spaces available in spite of the on duty guard. A total joke. If you're not dining... More 

Thank rjcastater
Mt. Carmel
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A large variety of prepackaged meals is ready to bring home and heat up. The atmosphere is very family friendly. The service is timely and pleasant . Try the penne ala vodka with grilled chicken while the kids enjoy pizza. No one will be disappointed.

Thank 50StatesQuest
Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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222 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stopped in for a quick bite while in the area on business. Nothing too great or too poor about this spot. Looks like the locals have a good time here.

Thank KidRip

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2402 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3287 (Formerly Bimonte's Pizza Castle)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-288-1686

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