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Cafe Silvium

371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
+1 203-324-1651
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (36 reviews)
“osso bucco” (11 reviews)
“rabbit” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
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Reviewed yesterday

I lived in Italy for years. Cafe Silvium does Italian like no one else in the US. Awesome, diverse menu of italian classics along with an always changing robust list of specials.

Thank CoolGeek2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

6 of us had lunch here today. We were looking for a conveniently located restaurant that would be near the highway. We are old friends and like good food, but also need a place with good service and 'ambiance'. Cafe Silvium met all our needs....More

Thank NewYorkelena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my family and friends and we were not very satisfied, based on the previous reviews and compliments. It was not every comforting, we were a little rushed, and there were a few problems with the food. As I recall, we were...More

Thank leanne107101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't disagree with any of the glowing recommendations that highlight this place as having fantastic food, but what's left out is this owner's desire to be some NYC establishment of sorts. I've called for reservations on a weekend day and have told that reservations...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food, value and portions in Stamford, bar none. Try the seafood salad or burrata as an app and any fish dish for entre, you can’t go wrong

Thank dorgera
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is always good for a reasonable price. Good portions and the menu is excellent. Staff are always warm and friendly.

Thank maricarw2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful Italian comfort food for business meetings as well as friends and family gatherings for special and holiday occasions. Be forewarned: You may want to take a nap after gargantuan portions of pasta, fish, beef. Enjoyed baccala, penne, veal shank, as well as delicious desert...More

Thank Landmarkfinder A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I first discovered Cafe Silvium on a dinner outing with some work colleagues. Honestly some of the best Italian I've ever had! I recently went to Italy and the dishes at Cafe Silvium are comparable to what I had abroad. This is a place you...More

Thank Ally E
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Food doesn't get much better than this, anywhere. Festive, casual atmosphere. Reminds me of being in Italy. Nice, reasonably priced wine selections.

Thank rsgreenct
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Aside from a little noisy, Calamari and Chicken Parm were excellent. Good wine selection, good service.

1  Thank Howard S
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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.
10 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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