Since 1938, Leon’s Restaurant has been synonymous with exceptional Italian food. Executive Chef and Owner, Edward E. Varipapa, continues the Italian tradition at this exquisite family owned and operated restaurant. With outstanding International and Italian dishes in a friendly, comfortable, family atmosphere, Leon's continues to be a community favorite.

Community Involvement

In preparation for the Children in Placement fundraiser, Eddie Varipapa demonstrates WTNH’s CT Style how to prepare fresh ahi tuna, a dish which will be served at the event. Children in Placement is part of the National CASA program for the representation of children. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards training community volunteers to act as court advocates for abused and neglected children.

Awards & Accolades

Leon's has been proud to receive recognition throughout the years for their outstanding food, wine, and inviting family atmosphere. in the previous year, Leon's was awarded the Diners' Choice Award from Opentable.com, the Wine Spectator Award in New Haven for their interesting and appealing wine selections, and the award from Elm City's Best for their exceptional Brunch Menu.