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Cafe Sylvium

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371 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
203-324-1651
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good food. Friendly owner and staff. No reservations which holds me back from going more often. Highly recommended.

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Thank George S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent Italian style food and reasonable prices. What could be better? Parking is not easy, there's almost always a crowd and a wait, but it's all worth it.

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Thank Robert J
Stamford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I never had a bad meal. Just try it . I recommend making reservations.I have been going there for years . Love it .

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Thank smoooth71956
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Making a reservation is ideal, and depending on the night, still be prepared to wait. The parking is tight as is the waiting area inside. So...order a drink and you'll get to know someone new while waiting for your table. The staff is friendly and the place is usually filled with people who keep coming back. Why do they come... More 

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Thank Igoseeit
Stamford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best Italian food in Stamford! Whenever we're craving Italian, this is our go-to spot.Never had a bad dish!

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Thank Catie B
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cafe Sylvium is a must visit for traditional Italian pastas, their popular Insalata di Mare and very popular Chicken Scarpariello. This is a family friendly restaurant but the great food keeps all diners coming back time and again.

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Thank G6441CTjohnf
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistent great meals. Top service and ambiance as well. Crowded hallway while waiting for a table is the only drawback. Nice wine list adds to the meal.

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Thank Trab56
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food , good service. Always a wait on Thurs-Sat. They don't take reservations, which is the only reason I do not go more frequently. Delicious buratta, scallop app is amazing. Definitely worth a visit if in the area

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Thank nysunflower
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Café Silvium is hands down the best Italian restaurant in Stamford or even in a 50 mile radius. The menu changes daily and the food is always fantastic. My wife had an amazing rabbit and I had a delicious pasta that words can't describe. Food is alway served piping hot and service is spot on. Get there early as after... More 

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Thank Dan B
Stamford, Ct
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is always outstanding. The mussels appetizer was soooo good, needed a loaf of Italian bread for the sauce. Nice glass of wine - they fill up the glass - not like some restaurants that give you a huge wine glass and hardly any wine. Be sure to call for reservations. Restaurant is busy everyday of the week.

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Thank KathyI2004

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: 203-324-1651

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?