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Cafe Sylvium

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371 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
203-324-1651
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 72
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  • 31
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  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A quiet place to enjoy delicious food

This neighborhood restaurant has been popular for many years, and for good reason -- they offer delicious food. It's small and sometimes service is slow, but the food is always great. I try to eat in the "outside" section whenever possible because it's more intimate and less noisy. A word of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
RALPH H
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STAMFORD
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STAMFORD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This neighborhood restaurant has been popular for many years, and for good reason -- they offer delicious food. It's small and sometimes service is slow, but the food is always great. I try to eat in the "outside" section whenever possible because it's more intimate and less noisy. A word of warning: This place fills up fast.

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Stamford, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Long wait very busy - cramped quarters Would consider on a slow weeknight - no way on the weekend - I do not like crowds Food was OK on my visit - nothing to rave about

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Greenwich, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Food is authentic and delicious Italian at fair prices, great service, and a comfortable atmosphere.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Family run. They also treat their staff and patrons like family. Homemade dishes. Delizioso! You want a glass of wine? They give you a glass of wine! No skimping!

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Stamford, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful place. It's friendly and calm and the food is always excellent. Prices are good.

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Stamford, Connecticut
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You can see why this place is so popular with locals! The food is wonderful, and the people are friendly while you wait for a table.

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Boca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I'm italian and therefore an italian snob. This place is the real day. Great authentic sauce which hate to break it to you means no garlic. It was awesome! I had the fresh fettuccine with meat sauce and my husband had the branzino. All perfectly cooked. We started with figs and prosciutto which were very fresh. Great italian bread served... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

So so amazingly delicious and authentic. I'd dare say better than anything I've found in New York City, even after living there for seven years! Very fairly priced and easy to do order out service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I took my 8-year old son as a special Mom-Son date night. We called and were informed that they don't take reservations on weekends but they had 2 tables left. We rushed over and arrived by 5:45 on a Friday and got one of the last two open tables. The food was great and wine by the glass was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a very friendly restaurant serving great food with excellent value for money. We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening and will be returning with our friends. Our taxi was late in picking us up and a member of staff even offered to take us back to the hotel! Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Additional Information about Cafe Sylvium

Address: 371 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
Phone Number: 203-324-1651
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 371 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: 203-324-1651

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?