Quality Inn East Haven
30 Frontage Road
East Haven, CT 06512
Phone: (203) 469-5321
Fax: (203) 469-2544
Follow your nose to the most distinct district of downtown New Haven. Wooster Street was the center of New Haven's Italian community prior to the construction of I-91 and I-95 that rip right through the heart of the street. Today, Wooster Street is host to New Haven's finest and most renowned Italian restaurants, with the famous Pepe's and Sally's pizzerie. A few blocks up is the famed Lucibello's Italian pastry shop where you can taste all your favorite Neapolitan sweets. Wooster Street is the best part of town to explore and get a great meal.
Let's face it; we have all seen the commercials on TV for the exasperated professional desperately trying to finish a project and no way to complete it without office facilities. Well, Allegra Print & Imaging, located right across from Yale University, has every amenity you need to complete your business tasks. From high speed printing and copying to graphic design services, file transfers, faxing and a myriad of other conveniences, Allegra will be your saving grace. They offer a pick-up and delivery service.
This store has a reputation for carrying the best hand-knotted Oriental rugs around, and has been proud of that reputation for 119 years, making it the oldest, continuously family-run Oriental carpet business in the country. It carries an impressive selection of new, antique and modern designs. It also offers restoration and cleaning services. Periodically, it hosts Turkish and Tibetan weavers, who demonstrate the weaving methods and artistry that go into the creation of their rugs.
English Building Market is a truly unique department store located in Downtown New Haven. The store features all vintage and antique goods in its various departments, from clothing to home goods to furniture. Where else can you go buy a vintage tea set and a one-of-a-kind pair of shoes all in the same adorable store?
Freely roaming the Downtown New Haven area, the Cupcake Truck is a convenient way to get your delicious daily fix of Red Velvet, Chocolate Ruin, Lemon Meringue or Loco Coconut cupcakes. If you are just after a hardcore sugar rush, try a frosting shot of your favorite Cupcake Truck frosting. All cupcakes are made with premium ingredients and can even be delivered right to your door (if you get four dozen or more). Hours and locations of the truck vary, so call ahead or check their website for the day's parking spot in the city.
Do you enjoy all things cheese, seasonal contemporary cuisine and the Quebecois classic poutine? Look no further than Caseus in New Haven. Caseus offers a traditional sit-down bistro open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. Dishes include the classic steak frites, moules frites and even local specialties like lobster pie. Unique food items are also sold at the bistro, including chocolates, cheeses, olives, oils and more.
If you're style is a little more vintage than modern trends, then Fashionista Vintage & Variety is for you. There's a great selection for both men and women, so everyone can find something they want. In addition to the clothing, Fashionista also carries great vintage shoes and accessories.
idiom is one of New Haven's favorite boutiques. The boutique stocks a wide array of women's clothing and accessory styles, from trendy and modern to classic and elegant. The store also stocks jewelry, bath and body products and all kinds of home decor products and fun gifts. For the girl with style looking for that perfect piece, idiom should be a stop on the journey.
The Shops at Yale is a main shopping district of New Haven located right next to Yale University at Chapel and Broadway. There are over 50 shops and boutiques lining these streets, making it a perfect destination for a day of window shopping or a full-blown spree. In addition to all the shops, the area also boasts over 100 different restaurants, so you never have to go too far to refuel and recharge.
Raggs has been a staple in New Haven for men's fashions for over 30 years. The boutique carries everything from suits to jeans, t-shirts, shoes and other accessories. Brand names like Hugo Boss, Citizens of Humanity and J.D. Fisk are well represented on the Raggs' shelves.
Located in New Haven's historic and vibrant downtown area, and bordered by Yale University, Chapel Street and the eponymous historic district that surrounds it have been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1984. Take a stroll down the street to check out the plethora of architectural styles represented here in one of New Haven's most well known areas. Nowadays most of the buildings date from the 18th Century through the 20th Century.
Wave is a gallery and boutique shop located in Downtown New Haven. Wave specializes in beautiful jewelry and handmade crafts, gifts and other decor items. The friendly staff is happy to help you with anything from picking out that perfect pair of earrings to match your outfit to finding the perfect gift for your friend's wedding.