Eli's has two different locations, one in Hamden on Whiteny Avenue that also has a market next door where they only sell sandwiches and pizza, and the other more recent location which is on the hill in Branford. The one in Branford is more convenient for me personally, but they're both terrific! They have an extensive drink menu, including some of the best martinis I've had like the banana bread or the double chocolate. Eli's is definitely a place to bring your appetite, though. Their portions are large, so I always have leftovers for later! Their fries are one of my favorites around because of how wonderfully crunchy they are. Get the lobster roll, because it comes with the fries! Some of my other favorite items on the menu include their New York Style calamari that is served with hot cherry peppers and roasted tomato sauce and their Mac and Jac, which is smoked gouda, pepper jack, white cheddar & asiago cheeses with caramelized onions, pulled pork & jalapenos, tossed with orecchiette pasta, topped with panko bread crumbs & baked.