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“Top shelf - Italian food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Columbus Park Trattoria

Columbus Park Trattoria
205 Main St Stamford, Stamford, CT 06901-2918
+1 203-967-9191
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Ranked #2 of 404 Restaurants in Stamford
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the heart of downtown Stamford, Columbus Park is the destination for those who appreciate fine Italian cuisine. One of three family-owned restaurants in Fairfield County, Columbus Park was voted “Best Italian Restaurant in Stamford” and consistently receives high ratings from food critics. Known for its chicken Scarpariello, home made pastas, fine service and artwork, Columbus Park can accommodate private events with up to 65 people in its private dining room, overlooking the greenery of Columbus Park. An added benefit is the outdoor seating that allows “al fresco” dining. When in the mood for elegantly prepared Italian food with exceptional ingredients, visit Columbus Park. With an extensive wine list, warm service and beautiful décor, you’ll be assured of a wonderful dining experience.
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Top shelf - Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

a little more expensive, great food, good wine list, a class place. Good for a formal dinner, a little noisy

Visited January 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Go with time to enjoy a great meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

The food is excellent and very tasty, with a menu that is not your typical italian restaurant menu. This seems like a resturant where the owner takes special pride in running it and making sure every customer is fully satisfied. Unlike chain restaurats, this restaurant does not rush you through your meal and encourages you to spend as much time as you want enjoying the ambience and their food.

Go and enjoy your dining experience there

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hod Hasharon
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255 reviews 255 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 147 cities Reviews in 147 cities
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
“Fairly Good Overpriced Italian Restaurant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

We had dinner at The Columbus Park Trattoria. We were three business colleagues and managed to sample quite a selection of dishes between us. The food was O.K. but not exceptional. The house wine was good. The bill/check was a little steep compared to what we got and to other restaurants we visited during the five days we stayed in Stamford. To sum it up, there are enough places within walking distance where you can get better food at more reasonable prices.

Visited January 2012
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Great food but served with attitude !”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

As good as the food is here and it is very good Italian food, the waiters and bartender are just kinda rude. The waiters seem to have attitudes and the bartender only pays attention to the regular customers..........I sat at the bar with an empty glass for what seemed like 10 minutes while the bartender was just talking to friends. The pasta with vodka sauce dish I had was great ! I just don't think I can go back and be treated like that even with the food quality being so good.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fairfield County, CT
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great food, but service is erratic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

I went to this restaurant with a friend/co-worker last week. Although we didn't have a reservation and it was only 5:30 pm, the maitre d' made a big fuss that we didn't have a reservation (the restaurant was EMPTY, btw). Anyhow, the food was amazing, but the wait staff either descended upon his and were rushing us to order beverages (as they did in the beginning) or else they disappeared entirely. All in all, it was a nice dinner, but I wouldn't go back unless I had a lot of time to dine, due to the service issues.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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