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IL Palio Restaurant

5 Corporate Dr, Shelton, CT 06484-6237
+1 203-944-0770
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“gelato” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Corporate Dr, Shelton, CT 06484-6237
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here for lunch and really enjoyed it. My husband ordered a salad and chicken dishes and I had puréed eggplant soup and a personal pizza. Everything was delicious, especially the soup!

Thank MaD64
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Il Palio from the outside has a presence like an Italian marble grand work of art. However, internally something is missing. The 'feel' is Italian but without the genuine warmness. Too austere with a square dining room that is clean and corporate but, I didn't...More

Thank weiler97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good. We loved the lasagna and the sole dinner. The drink I had was not very good. The Tuscan fig was very sweet. I watered it down and made it palatable. The kids were excited about the dessert special pineapple gelato. We...More

Thank jgilliamjd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time at restaurant. The ambience, staff and food, excellent. Would be nice to have background music.

Thank lil172017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the minute you walk in to the lobby/bar, you will be impressed with the ambiance of this restaurant. The appetizers are very good and moderately priced, Entrees are very good and expertly prepared. Service is very good. the wine list can be a little...More

Thank ctglfr
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Tired? On the road too long? Wish you could avoid yet another chain restaurant. Well if you happen to be in Shelton, Connecticut, head over to a little slice of Sienna, Italy - Il Palio, named after the region’s famous horse race that is run...More

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had not been to this restaurant for many, many years. What a treat. The food was outstanding, wine by the glass priced fairly for a change and staff very pleasant.

Thank Cathy J
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful decor. Great service, ambiance and food. Every time I go here, the service and food are consistently good. We sometimes overlook this fine establishment.

Thank bobbylupo
Reviewed 28 April 2017

As soon as you see Il Palio, you may well think you've made it to Tuscany with no air travel. Inside and out, you are reminded of similar scenes in the heart of Italy. Named for the exciting horse races held annually in Siena, the...More

Thank Alberto M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I was here twice. This is my second visit. Hoping to be wowed. The service was nice. With fair attention. But I just couldn't seem to love my dinner. Don't get me wrong. It was very nice. Just not in the same league as some...More

Thank Jenn Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
17:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Corporate Dr, Shelton, CT 06484-6237
    (Bridgeport Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: +1 203-944-0770
  • E-mail
Housed in a magnificent building, this luxe Northern Italian restaurant makes you feel thousands of miles from the Shelton corporate park where it is located. Il Palio is known for its homemade Italian cuisine, an extensive wine list, and exceptional service in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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