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Columbus Park Trattoria
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Ranked #8 of 471 Restaurants in Stamford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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.
Reviewed November 15, 2012

My favorite type of restaurant, 15 tables, visible kitchen, active bar, owner involved. The owner (or his son, not certain) tended to our needs, recommended an intiail pasta course for the table, treated us to housemade lemonicello after dinner. Dinner was of the highest quality. Party of seven had a variety of dishes, all reported very strong. These included Atlantic Char, Veal Torintino, Gnochi with Bolognese, Ossobucco. I had the Ossobucco, very beautifully done, well established recipe, tender, incredible sauce.

The restaurant was full by 6:30 on a Wednesday, quarters a little tight, crowd more professional than social. However, as a high quality restaurant experience, this place is hard to beat.

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Thank JimR310
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

we arrived in Stamford as a stopover night before hitting the big apple. we chose a hotel from an online site uncertain as to what our experience wild be like. We walked around the corner and found a street of great food options. Having chosen the Columbus park Trattoria we were very impressed by the quality of the service and food.This is a restaurant which is family own and has been in existence foe the past 25 years. The passion for food and connection with the patrons seemed obvious. We felt the price was reasonable for the quality we received. If we lived closer than Australia we would be back!

Thank Alexandra E
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

Always a favorite for a good meal and a nice staff. The prices are high but at least you know you are getting something good. Worthy of a special occasion.

Thank Stamford1
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Reviewed July 12, 2012

Service and food are excellent. On the downside the restaurant and bar area are cramped primarily because it is always full. I have eaten here several times and it is consistently very good. The service is the best instamford. Grandma's homemade ravioli in sage and butter sauce was to some of the best pasta dishes I have ever had. Wine list is extensive with many delicious choices but unfortunately you have to pay a premium here. You get what you pay for.

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Thank RickBlane
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

Started coming to this restaurant in 1995 and it's just gotten better over the years. It's the real deal when it comes to Italian - anywhere bar none. Highly recommend.

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Thank MDH_CoClare
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