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Libby's Italian Pastry Shop

139 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
+1 203-772-0380
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“italian ice” (61 reviews)
“cannoli” (56 reviews)
“pastry” (31 reviews)
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139 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Do not pass this one up. The best pastry/deserts anywhere. Make this one one of your stops! You will not regret it.

Thank chriszp11
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Libby's is one of those "you have to experience it at least once" kind of place. Very old fashioned cafe style. Wrought iron chairs, counter and sit down service. If you order at the counter do not dare try to sit down with your order...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A nice option to carry on the Italian theme after a pizza dinner in the neighborhood. The pastries (including Italian style eclairs) were very good. Gelato was uninteresting, lacking proper texture and with fairly muted flavor. Overall okay to satisfy sweet tooth, but wouldn't go...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I have not been to Libby's in years and the place was mobbed with after dinner diners who wanted a quick dessert. I still think the place is over-rated after all these years. They are lucky to get the after dinner traffic. I really wanted...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is like coming home for dessert. Libby's Italian Pastry is so rich and creamy. There homemade Italian ice is delicious, and comes in many place. There is a cafe insdie the shop where you can sit down and order coffee, pastries or Italian...More

Thank tangoshoes
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely LOVE LIBBYS!!!! The two sisters are such dolls!!!! Hard to pick from all of the yummy treats but I think the lobster tail, cannolis and cookies are my uptmost favorites!!!!!! Cash only. Well worth the trip!!!!

Thank Jacquie S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The minute you walk in you can definitely feel the family atmosphere of this place. The kids wanted some gelato. The chocolate flavor was my favorite, followed by pistachio and lastly strawberry. The strawberry was my least favorite because it was too sweet. We took...More

Thank WaiPRUSA
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We originally came here because we wanted dessert after dinner on a Saturday night in new haven. we were surprised that they were open until 11 so that was a great plus for them! they have a café, bakery, gelato, and Italian ice. good quality...More

Thank Jeanna432
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A zillion comfort calories. A must do when in new haven. They need to do mail order!! No one matches these Italian cookies

Thank arbed1959
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

They have the best italian ice and pastries in new haven. It's closed on Wednesdays and it's cash only. They have long hours so I suggest pizza at Pepe's and then dessert at Libbys

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-772-0380
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