IL GABBIANO is an Italian Steakhouse brought to the historical waterfront district and neighborhood of the city of New Haven, Connecticut by Chef Valentino Stakaj owner of the city's iconic Adriana's on Grand Avenue and La Lupa in North Haven, Valentino has rebuilt the famous restaurant location at 501 Long Wharf Drive which overlooks the Long Island Sound. The star of the show is our USDA Prime Black Angus Chef Cut steaks and our expertly curated wine cellar with over 100 to choose from, 50 being from the owner's private collection. There is also a vast selection of fresh seafood, pasta, Italian classics and lighter fares. The entrance gives way to a dining room with a beautifully designed epoxy floor, matching the nautical decor of the restaurant. Our brand new bar is custom sided with white/grey rocks and marble bar top which seats 36 guests. In addition to the wine, IL GABBIANO will feature a craft cocktail list, 5 beer taps and additional choices in bottles. Whether you are gathering for private dining, a business lunch, a dinner party, or an intimate wedding, IL GABBIANO is the perfect restaurant and event venue for any special occasion. In the near future, we will also feature outdoor, waterfront dining. Stay tuned!!!