​​"ZAFRA" - the term refers to the sugarcane harvest in the Caribbean. Sugarcane was Cuba's principal crop. The term became internationally known in the 1960's due to sugarcane's importance to Cuba. 

Zafra is proud to be the first rum bar in Connecticut. With hundreds of different types of rum. We are also one of the largest rum bars in the USA!

Our extensive menu showcases creative Cuban cuisine and rum inspired dishes. Truly something for everyone!

There is a Pro-Park lot next to Christy's.

After 6pm you MUST put $5 in the box or risk getting towed.  

There is a Credit Credit Card lot at 32 Elm St. 

There is also a free* YALE parking lot (*after 4pm) on Temple St. just before Elm St. 

New Haven Meters are in effect until 9pm Mon-Sat.

To make a reservation:

call: 203-859-5342  or 

   email: zafrarumbar@gmail.com

Check out our article in CT Magazine

259 Orange St.

New Haven, CT



Sunday:          CLOSED

Monday:         CLOSED

Tuesday:          4:00pm  - 9:00pm

Wednesday:   11:30am - 9:30pm

Thursday:       11:30am -10:00pm

Friday:             11:30am -10:30pm
Saturday:         4:00pm - 10:30pm


  Inspired Cuban cuisine


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