Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Hot Tomato's

261 College St. (Chapel St.) Send to Phone
203-624-6331 | Menu
The menu at Hot Tomato's emphases the freshest fish, certified Angus beef and the choicest of greens.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
Open late Fri.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key

Hot Tomato's Restaurant Review

: Situated in the Taft Hotel's grand old ballroom, the New Haven branch of Hot Tomato's is striking, from the dramatic winding staircase and ornate, inlaid ceiling to the open kitchen, which turns out a repertoire nearly identical to that of the Hartford flagship---one that emphasizes the freshest fish, certified Angus beef and the choicest of greens. Swift and amiable servers begin your meal with the signature garlic bread---a mini-loaf loaded with four cheeses and enough garlic to keep vampires at bay for at least a year. Move on to eggplant fries with fresh tomato sauce and shaved Grana Padana; then prepare for first-rate pasta such as four-cheese tortellini with sweet Italian sausage, mushrooms, spinach and tomatoes or spicy chicken, sausage and veal stew with fennel, mushrooms, and mixed peppers over egg fettuccine. Perched adjacent to the Shubert Theater, Hot Tomato's makes for perfect pre- or post-theater dining. Actually, the place itself is pure theater.

User Ratings & Reviews for Hot Tomato's
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.