A two-hour train ride from Boston’s South Station, New Haven typically draws visitors seeking Yale or famous pizza (known here as “apizza.”) The city offers a wide variety of foods worth seeking out, however, and the compact East Rock neighborhood, adjacent to downtown, a mile from the Union Station, is the perfect place for a day trip.
This walkable mixed-use neighborhood is known for its namesake trap rock ridge, appealing architecture, and density of enticing eateries, both established and new. Trek through with an appetite for these fantastic restaurants, bakeries, markets, and bars — from local haunts dating back to the late 1800s to brand new spots like New Haven’s first food hall.
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