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Ernie’s Pizzeria: Solid Pies on Whalley Avenue

The Ernie's Special, a classic sausage and mushroom pie.

The Ernie's Special, a classic sausage and mushroom pie.

Something magical happens when you drive far enough up Whalley Avenue: the urban grind of New Haven disappears, and you enter Westville. Suddenly everything is quaint, and even the Chinese restaurants, laundromats, and countless other strip mall businesses¬†develop a neighborhood feel. As Yale students, maybe we were just especially conscious of the fact that we were no longer in the¬†“Yale bubble,” but the change seemed deeper than that.

Ernie’s, we realized, is the perfect neighborhood place you’ve never heard of: a restaurant that attracts few visitors from afar, and is instead content to serve wholesome food to the people who live nearby.

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