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John Davenport's

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155 Temple St Ste 19, New Haven, CT 06510-2622 (Temple and Crown)
+1 203-974-6858
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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New Haven, Connecticut
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Professionally staffed and very accommodating. A well balanced menu for dinner couple with a fantastic view makes this a great restaurant for a romantic dinner. Breakfast selection is outstaying, and Sunday's brunch is month the best in the area.

Thank MTMG2015
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an omelette made to order, fresh berries, and odd-looking english muffins. Fruit preserves were delicious and our table overlooked Yale University and several historic churches. This is the way to start your morning before heading out to visit the Yale campus.

Thank travelingron
Woodbridge, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with the family. The hostess, waiter, and rest of staff as always were excellent. The food was excellent and prepared just the way we like it. The atmosphere was great. Love the large windows to look at New Haven from a birds eye view.

Thank Arivera911
New Haven, Connecticut
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89 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I've had brunch few times on sunny days, I'll accept and it's because mostly of a great panoramic view of New Haven, however good and service have been very good also, I recommend this place.

Thank ppbenji
Milford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The hostess was a sweetheart. She greeted us and walked us to our table. Gorgeous View of New Haven. Our waitress Robin was amazing. She let us know the specials and offered help with ordering. We had a few questions about some of the dishes. She did not rush us. She waited until we had finished our drinks before bringing... More 

Thank Scubagurl412
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much for taking such wonderful care of our family during our visit to John Davenport's. You and your staff were so very accommodating and informed about our special engagement. The food was alldelicious! My fiancé had a wonderful time and LOVED The scenery . If you wouldn’t mind telling me how you prepared the beef, I would... More 

Thank Qiydaar K
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I recently visited this restaurant for the very first time out of the many years of living in New Haven. I have to met that the setting was perfect The views were phenomenal. And most of all the food was impeccable, The presentation was amazing !!!! The staff was accommodating and attentive. The chef did an amazing job ! I... More 

Thank Erica K
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We came here for the first time for my sister's birthday for dinner before the show at the Shubert. The waiter was friendly and super accommodating. Once we told him we had to get to a show he was extremely attentive to ensure we had our full dining experience and get to the show when we wanted. Because we were... More 

Thank piersonmilano
Guilford, Connecticut
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

While we live not too distant from New Haven we hadn't been to John Davenport's as it is a little above our normal dining choices. The entire staff was very friendly and efficient and I mean everyone we had any contact with. We were seated facing the floor to ceiling windows facing downtown New Haven and Yale University. Because the... More 

Thank Bobby-sprocket
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Three of us had dinner twice at John Davenport’s in December 2016. The food, the people, the place, and the view: all excellent! We had great meals and enjoyed ourselves immensely. The servers were friendly, caring, and professional. Thanks to everyone.

Thank caminante4567
Wayne K, Manager at John Davenport's, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful words about our food, staff and setting. We appreciate you joining us more than once in December and sharing your experience. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Temple St Ste 19, New Haven, CT 06510-2622
    (Temple and Crown)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-974-6858
John Davenports is a 19th floor restaurant and bar that offers contemporary, approachable, coastal New England fare with the best views of New Haven. Our Executive Chef strives to resource sustainable, seasonal ingredients from local farmers, while taking pride in products made in house. His culinary team highlights the Atlantic coastline and its abundant offering from the sea.
Floor-to-ceiling windows bring the most captivating, panoramic views of the city, Long Island Sound, and Yale University to our community.

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