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Best Breakfast in New Haven

nbermas Jan 28, 2009 01:26 PM

Eggs benedict, home made hollandaise, homemade homefries,pancakes with real maple syrup and some fresh bread, etc? Something special and different

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    nclux Jan 28, 2009 01:50 PM

    The Pantry on State Street. Smoked Salmon Benedict, Challah french toast, HUGE blueberry pancakes. There's always a line, but it's worth it.

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      nbermas Jan 29, 2009 08:07 AM

      Thanks you never heard of these places so now I have some new tries. Where is Bella's near ?

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        mmalmad Jan 29, 2009 08:38 AM

        Bella's is in Westville next to Webster Bank. Whalley Ave, near Fountain St.

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          nbermas Jan 29, 2009 12:36 PM

          Thank you, will try sometime during the week so I can try it in peace. Are they open 7 days a week?

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      chefstu Jan 28, 2009 06:31 PM

      Many travel out to Branford, The Waiting Station has the best breakfast around. Killer omelets, muffins, specials.

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        stormshadow Jan 28, 2009 07:14 PM

        They make a killer eggs benedict at the Town House Diner in Branford as well.

        Meadow Muffins is also a good breakfast joint--on Meadow street, branford.

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          mmalmad Jan 29, 2009 06:17 AM

          Bella's on Whalley Ave in is excellent, sometimes a long wait on weekends

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            lifespan Jan 29, 2009 03:09 PM

            We agree. Bella's menu is excellent.

      2. Scargod Jan 31, 2009 06:42 AM

        Perhaps for locals it's just "Bella's" but it's Bella Rosa's Cafe (896 Whalley Avenue
        ), and I have had a lot of good breakfasts there as well as take-out lunches.

        Some years ago, I had good breakfasts at Menu (or Me N' U - not sure which is correct), at 970 State Street, just a stone's throw away from Pantry. It is small. I've not been to Pantry. Are they open for dinner?
        What about Atticus, on Chapel? I've had three or four breakfasts there, but again, it has been a while.

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          nbermas Jan 31, 2009 08:47 AM

          Sacrgod: Thank you for the clarification because I didn't know the whole name, I appreciate it. You always seems to say what I need to hear and I love your comments, thanks again and have a great day. what is your favorite place in New Haven? for not fancy but execllent quality food and bakeries?

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            mmalmad Jan 31, 2009 11:44 AM

            Bella Rosa's becoame simply Bella's about a year ago. Bella Rosa the owner realized that she never liked thr Rosa part of her name. nbermas, they are closed Monday's but open for breakfast and lunch 6 days, Dinned on Saturday night only ( I think) I never ate dinner there but my daughter used to waitress there and said it was great

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              Scargod Jan 31, 2009 12:31 PM

              Well, excuuuuuuuuuuuuuze me! It goes to show I haven't been in there in a while. You know, I don't get into NH that early (for breakfast), and am probably the wrong person to ask on this breakfast question. The Patisserie Normande bakery on Whitney, at Putnam, in Hamden (across from The Playright), is very good. My SO says they among the best French pastries and baked goods she has bought in the area.

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