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Cafe Silvium

371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
+1 203-324-1651
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank msomma2017
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Preneshan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Gerry G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner last night at Cafe Silvum was excellent. The veal scalopini with portobello mushrooms in a brown Sauce was superb. The veal was so tender and the brown sauce was delicious. Male waiter was very attentive and did not rush us . Perfect place to...More

Thank dawsonrangefarm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled to Stamford to celebrate a birthday. We had 8 people, including 2 children, and enjoyed every moment at the restaurant. We were greeted warmly and brought to our table. We collectively ordered from their specials and from the menu. One diner asked to...More

Thank TPBott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here regularly and love it! A typical Italian Tratoria. The food is excellent and so is the service. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. We live nearby and consider this our neighborhood restaurant. Make sure that you're not in a rush and be...More

1  Thank Gad L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was my first visit to Cafe Silvium. Tried eating there once before but could not get a reservation. Called ahead and got a reservation for a friends birthday. Sooooo worth going here for a wonderful dinner. Started with the bread and bean salad served...More

Thank Mary Ann C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Just about every wonderful Italian dish you can think of is on this menu, and then some. Most recently, I tried the stuffed squash blossoms and branzino. The chef greets frequent customers and he obviously has a devoted following. Even at lunch, the place is...More

1  Thank Nan F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The cafe is small, if you don't have a reservation, get there early. The food is perfection. I have been there many times and have always eaten well.

Thank mpd-mpd
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great Service! Great Food and a great value! The owners have done a great job making this the "go-to" place for Italian food in Stamford.

Thank Rich M
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28 June 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.
9 October 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
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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