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Louis' Lunch

261 Crown St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511 USA

1,141 Reviews
Closed Now
Opens Sat 12p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Public
  • Outdoor
  • No Wifi
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“Oldest hamburger restaurant in America”

Louis' Lunch in New Haven, Connecticut, advertises itself as the first restaurant to serve hamburgers and as being the oldest hamburger restaurant still operating in the U.S. Opened as a small lunch wagon in 1895, Louis' Lunch was also one of the first places in the U.S. to serve steak sandwiches. A great hidden gem in New Haven. Featured on Season 4 of Man vs. Food!

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Christian Y.

Louis knows what he's doing! This landmark caught my attention on various videos and food shows as the first burger joint in the US. So on a recent tristate trip, we decided to stop by New Haven... Read more

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Allan T.

Lots of nostalgia but just kind of "meh". Far from the best burger I've ever had. Go for the history, not the food. Read more

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Valeria F.

Ahhh I was so excited to come here!! :D This is a very old and famous establishment and apparently Louis invented the burger :D Who knows if it is true or not but, maybe it is! And either way was... Read more

Louis' Lunch

261 Crown St
New Haven, Connecticut
06511 USA
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Closed Now
  • Tue, Wed: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thu: 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
  • Fri, Sat: 12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Does not take
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Dine In
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Drive Through
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Takeout
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