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“Finally found an excellent Italian Restaurant in Fairfield County” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Sylvium

Cafe Sylvium
371 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
203-324-1651
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Ranked #3 of 387 restaurants in Stamford
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
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“Finally found an excellent Italian Restaurant in Fairfield County”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012 via mobile

Excellent food, every dish. Attentive, courteous service. Fantastic dessert and cappuccino. Extremely reasonably priced - we were shocked that the bill was so low.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Boston
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Food was very good.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

If it is good food you are looking for this is a notable place. If you are looking for an elegant evening this may not be for you. My husband and I were traveling in the CT area and went here on a friend’s suggestion. We did have to wait an hour for a table but felt the food was worth the wait. There is not a bar area just a waiting area that can get very crowded. The fun is chatting with the strangers while you enjoy a beer or a glass of wine. There are no hard drinks served.
I will be sure to visit again when I am in the area and need a casual place with wonderful Italian food.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stamford, Connecticut
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“Best Italian in Stamford”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This is the place for excellent food at reasonable prices. Outstanding service is a bonus. The branzino is delectable. The gnact gnact pasta is also delicious. I love the bread and white bean salad that are brought to your table immediately. All the servers are terrific. They know the menu and move things along quickly and politely. To avoid a long wait, come before 6 p.m. or after 8:45 p.m. on weekends.

Visited October 2012
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Stamford, Connecticut
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“Great Dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This was our first visit to Cafe Sylvium although we had heard great reviews from many of our friends. The wait for a table was well worth it - we were a party of four and all of our dinner selections were excellently prepared. Wait staff was attentive and friendly. We will certainly return again.

Visited October 2012
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“So delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Very fresh, unpretentious food. Huge glasses of wine. Not rushed. A local favorite for family dinners.

Visited January 2012
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