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Cafe Silvium

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371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
+1 203-324-1651
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Howard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As usual, even on a Thursday, crowded. But, well worth the wait. Roast Rabbit...excellent Roast Board...pink, just right Rigatoni with Short Ribs wonderful. They keep up the quality...

1  Thank kaw001sr
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant. Reminds me and my wife of our trip to Italy, the family atmosphere is akin to being in Buca Mario in FLORENCE! They do a great job with fresh fish and risotto. I take all my business colleagues to Cafe Silvium and...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We had not been to Cafe Silvium for several years. We anticipated a nice evening with friends over good food. The food was excellent but we had a hard time conversing easily. The noise level was too much for all of us. Note that this...More

1  Thank babsy0910
Reviewed October 3, 2017

There are lots of Italian restaurants in Stamford and surrounding towns and last night we were keen on stepping out of our routines and trying something new. The feedback on TripAdvisor for Cafe Silvium was so compelling we decided to try it. We arrived on...More

1  Thank RTPinCT
Reviewed September 18, 2017

If you are looking for that perfect Italian restaurant that all the locals go to, you've found it at Café Silvium. I grew up in NYC. When I wanted that REAL Italian food, I went to the famous Dominick's on Arthur Ave. Now that I...More

2  Thank msomma2017
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

And it was worth it. Restaurant is small and noisy. The service was good and so was the food. I ordered fish for my main course. My started dish had mushrooms, which got me off to a good start. I would recommend this place for...More

2  Thank Preneshan R
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Cafe Silvium is arguably the best Italian restaurant in Stamford. It has an incredible selection of appetizers, soups, pastas, baked dishes and main courses. And desserts! It's really hard to choose. Plus there are always many specials. The wine list is small but reliable. The...More

2  Thank Gerry G
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Nearby Attractions
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.99 miles away
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June 28, 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.
October 9, 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
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, 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
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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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