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Owl Shop Cigar Lounge and Bar

) #50 of 448 Restaurants in New Haven ££ - £££ American, Bar, Pub
268 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
+1 203-624-3250
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
268 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I was a guest here Wednesday night with good friends. This place is not easy to describe. I think it belongs in the Attractions category, rather than Restaurants. I must clarify - I did not eat A THING here. However I tasted a single malt...More

Thank Raymojay
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If your significant other is into cigars....it's a really fun, dark, livingroom ish place to hang....but you'll have to put your clothes out to air out for a day or so after! After dinner (prior to concert) we hung out here. My husband had a...More

Thank elmjr525
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The Owl Shop Cigar Lounge and Bar is the best place in Connecticut to meet up with friends and select a fine cigar and pair it with a great Scotch to go with it. The atmosphere is awesome and the service is great the staff...More

Thank Bridgeporter
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We sat out front and had a drink while my husband smoked a cigar all three nights during our visit to New Haven. He LOVED this place!!

Thank JayhawkJoni
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Owl Shop is a unique establishment. This is one of the very few places in the region where you can still actually smoke tobacco (cigars, cigarettes and pipes) and drink alcoholic beverages. As such the Owl Shop attracts the most diverse clientele you'll find...More

Thank Craig O
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place for a quick sigarette with coffe or enjoyable long cigar hour. Very stylish miljoo, old-fashioned, classic design, nice oublic, polite bartender. But prices for beer are slightly over expected :-)

Thank Uljana S
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The history is rich! I'm not a smoker, but the ambiance is worth the sacrifice to experience such an iconic part of history.

Thank FormerHockeyMom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Dark paneling, over- stuffed leather seats, unbelievable cigar, liquor and coffee/expresso offerings- this place has it all. A sandwich while in between lectures at nearby Yale brought me in and the cigars and atmosphere keep bringing me back

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This is a legendary place , from the music, to the gourmet coffees (yes coffees!) , the lounges the cigars, drink selection, atmosphere, this is truly a gentlemen's lounge , every patron is friendly and knowledgable , I have had many great conversations and made...More

Thank Blk_tony_stark
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Came here on New Year's Eve. Really did not get a true sense for the place, but the cigar selection seemed great. Drinks were kind of higher than average. Would like to try it again.

Thank Mike M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-2404
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-624-3250
  • E-mail