Happy Hour in the Plaza

Join us at the Temple Street Plaza for Happy Hour this summer!

Indian inspired Ordinary cocktails and Roia food June 7th.  Music by The Dirk Quinn Band  4:30 – 7:30pm


Indian Spice Sour – Old Henry Clay Rye, Citrus, Cumin & Cinnamon Spiced Syrup

Victorian Lemonade – Greenall’s Gin, Chamomile Tea, Lillet Blanc, Fentimens Victorian Lemonade

Beer – Lager and IPA


Dahi Wadas (Lentil fritters seasoned with yogurt & tamarind sauce)

Uttapas with Cilantro & Tomato Chutney

something secret

Mango Mousse

Happy Hour in the Plaza!

Join us at the Temple Street Plaza for Happy Hour this summer!

Colombian inspired Ordinary cocktails and Roia food August 2nd.  Shaki spins world music.  4:30 – 7:30pm


Refajo – Lager topped  with Colombiana Soda

Limonada di Coco – Angostura Rum, Coconut Cream & Lime Cordial

Aguapanela – Old Hendry Clay Rye, Lime, Panela Water

Beer – Lager or IPA


Arepa con Queso y Chorizo

Ceviche de Corvina y Guacamole

Papas Chorreada con Queso

Arroz con Leche con Canela y Pasas

Negroni Week 2019

The Negroni Cocktail turns 100 years old! Join us for Negroni Week, June 24th – 29th.  Ordinary will be serving up a few variations of, and including the classic Negroni with a portion of the proceeds going to charity.

More information on Drinking For Your Cause at the Negroni Week website.

Break Even Bottle for Fathers Weekend

Ordinary, New Haven’s oldest tavern, will be celebrating Dad’s on Friday and Saturday of Father’s Day Weekend (the bar is closed on Sundays) with a “Break Even Bottle” for Fathers.  The bar will be offering specials pours of Pinhook Over Proof Bourbon for $2.00 per pour.  Due to this exclusivity of this spirit, it will be limited to one pour per Dad and will be on the menu that weekend until each of the two bottles in stock are gone!

Class of 2019 Specials

May 13th – 20th Graduates of 2019 Specials

$20.19 bottles of Cava for anyone in the graduating class of 2019.

$10 Yale Cocktail – Greenall’s Gin, Creme de Violette, Luxardo Maraschino, Dolin Dry Vermouth


Ordinary will not be open Sunday.

6 Year Anniversary Party

Celebrate with us our 6th year anniversary and vintage circus themed party in collaboration with the Barnum Museum.

Gates open at 7pm at Ordinary

$6 Barnum Cocktail

$6 Carnival Food Specials

Card & Sleight of Hand Magician

Ring Master Spirit Tasting in the Big Top


NOTE: No trivia this day

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party

Ordinary, partnered with Planned Parenthood bring another Anti-Valentine’s Day party. Bring a lover, or two or just come all by yourself as everyone is welcome to observe or ignore the day in a way that best suits you.

Enjoy a full helping of mirth smothered in glee with a little side of education.  Special tipples and hot nibbles all day.   Special guest Connie Carmona!

Best Trivia Ever sponsored by Allagash Brewing

Best Trivia Ever on Wednesdays at Ordinary.  Free to play starting at 8pm sharp.  Grab your friends for a fun night of cocktails, beer and 5 rounds of trivia.  This month, Allagash Brewing Co. is sponsoring the night with beer specials and prizes.

Top teams will receive Ordinary gift certificates and Allagash swag.

We start at 8pm but plan to arrive earlier to snag a table for your team as we can get pretty busy.

Miracle at Ordinary

Miracle Pop Up at Ordinary 2018


What is Miracle?

Miracle is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting. With kitschy holiday décor, professionally-developed cocktails and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to, Miracle is sure to get even the grouchiest grinch in the holiday spirit.