Leon's Restaurant

Where Customers Feel Like Old Friends

Serving Authentic Italian Food

Since 1938, Leon's has served authentic, creative and unique Italian food

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Exceptional Italian Food

Since 1938

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.

Look through to find your favorite dishes, you never know you may find a new one.

Craft cocktails, specialty martinis, great wines by the glass or bottle. Find the right one to compliment your meal.

Whether your event is a business meeting, conference, holiday celebration or you want to bring people together over some great food. Let us worry about the details. Enjoy effortless entertaining.

Take the stress out of the holidays. Join us at Leon’s and make some memories around our table.

Edward Varipapa has been best described as “an irreplaceable culinary talent with an insatiable desire to make people happy”. Edward, A James Beard “Rising Star” Nominee and Fourth Generation Restaurateur, perfectly melds traditional Italian family recipes and innovative new creations using the finest, locally sourced ingredients. Edward is a nurturer, providing love and comfort to all with his cuisine. His personal touches cannot be replicated!

For almost 80 years Leon’s has been proud to receive recognition for their outstanding food, wine, and inviting family atmosphere. 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, along with other numerous accolades. Join us for an exceptional experience that has withstood the test of time.

CALL: 203-562-5366