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Cafe Silvium

371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
+1 203-324-1651
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (32 reviews)
“osso bucco” (12 reviews)
“rabbit” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place gets little press but is always busy. If you like good Northern Italian try it. Ambiance is very alive with voices and laughter. Simple but warm setting, close tables but food always to come back for. The people who live in Stamford's Shippan...More

Thank RichMead
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Nick or Vince are there every night so there is never a bad night. A smallish place but there is a reason why tables are full almost every night. Everything is good particularly the veal and gnacht gnacht. You can't leave without having the nutella...More

Thank bernie138
Reviewed 11 March 2017

First time here, and we're looking forward to coming back. There's a reason why Café Silvium is always packed: it's very good Italian food, hosted by friendly people who appreciate your business, and aren't those two elements among the most important when you dine out?...More

Thank jakeDVermont
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Had a late lunch there yesterday. No problem getting in since we got there at 2 on a Thursday. Service and food were excellent. Spent two weeks in Italy last summer and I cannot recall a meal as good as this one. Portions large with...More

1  Thank Tortoni
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Stamford Connecticut for a business meeting. Hotel recommended this restaurant. We waited for the shuttle to take us here. They had no availability at all. So we had no where to go. The host offered us a little table at the door entrance...More

1  Thank Debbies60th
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I was in Stamford for a conference. Never been there before and completely unaware we needed a reservation. The hotel did not advise. Not only did they accommodate us without a reservation, the service was great and my dinner was exceptional!! I haven't had such...More

Thank srush74
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Never a bad meal. Food is fresh and good. Worth waiting for. Staff is attentive and wants to please. Great menu selections.

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best Italian Restaurants on our area. The food is very authentic and the service is impeccable. Try their homemade pasta, it's amazing!!!

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Always great. Sometimes you wait. Fish Livornese bettter than Martin Scorsese. Lentil soup is great; sausage and broccoli rabe too big for the plate. Try the rabbit and the quail the risotto and the snail.

1  Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I always forget about this restaurant since I don't regularly drive in that area, but always have a good meal when I'm there!

Thank Denise G
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28 June 2017|
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Response from Tortoni | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not have outdoor seating. there is a garden room that is very nice, but I have not seen pets there.
9 October 2015|
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14 May 2015|
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Response from Marilyn B | Reviewed this property |
No, the restaurant is not walking distance to the Palace theater., But the restaurant is worth the visit. My favorite restaurant in Stamford!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-324-1651
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