Olives and Oil


Our Menus

This is an Italian kitchen like no other.  

Our pizza’s are a little funky, our wines are on tap, and chicken parmigiana is no where to be seen.  Everything on our menu is made from scratch and executed with finesse; an Italian art that’s been lost in American until now. 



Perfect for events big and small!

We’re an event venue in New Haven with a customizable menu and a unique atmosphere.  With a psychedelic pig on the wall, a brick oven on display, and a chef who can’t be anything but creative, Olives and Oil is THE spot for your next event.



AN Italian Restaurant with an Electric twist.

Olives and Oil in New Haven is where old world meets new world, with vintage decor and an urban flair. It’s the perfect spot to get together, share (or not share!) a plate, and enjoy food from all over Italy.


Electric Italian Restaurant in New Haven

Brought to you by the team at Elm City Social, Olives and Oil explores Chef John Brennan's modern take on rustic Italian cuisine, wine, and life in a vintage setting. What you'll find inside:  fresh ingredients, small plates, brick oven-fired pizza, and a delicious raw bar.


A Menu of Masterpieces

Chef John’s menus capture the purity of Italian cooking.  It’s traditional peasant food executed with a funky flare.  Inside, you’ll find inspiration from across Italy, from crudo on the coastline to pasta from Tuscany (made from scratch in-house).



124 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510

(203) 891-5870

Bar Hours

Monday – Friday, 11:30 am – Last Call
Saturday, 10 am - Last Call
Sunday, 10 am - Last Call

Kitchen Hours

Sunday: 10am-10pm
Monday- Thursday 11:30am-10pm
Friday: 11:30am-11pm
Saturday: 10am-11pm