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105 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 (Park St.)
+1 203-972-8887
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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225 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Get your chatting done before reaching the restaurant as the din makes it hard to hear more than one person. It is a real staple in New Canaan an d always busy.

Thank JillConnecticut
Stamford, Connecticut
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food. Wonderful menu. Impeccable service. I had a wonderful chicken dish. We shared several appetizers. I especially enjoyed the calamari.

Thank Virginia P
Norwalk, Connecticut
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent selection of unique menu items. Full wine list. Nice atmosphere - good for a business lunch or romantic dinner. Location is convenient plenty of parking (behind building), food is excellent - never had an entree I didn't love!! Can be busy so recommend reservations unless you got at not popular time.

Thank jmoccia
Wilton, Connecticut
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of six met at Sole for dinner last week and were very pleasantly surprised. Ordinarily, chicken on a menu does not ring my bell. But one of the group had been there before and highly recommended it. Roasted in a wood fired oven, it was super. A great choice. Little pizzas too were excellent. Their wine list was... More 

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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

One of our go to local places . Very tasty food and excellent service. Their organic chicken is exceptional. They have a nice wine list too.

Thank Dean H
New Canaan, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Sole is one of our all time favorite restaurants. It has fantastic food - everything on the menu is terrific - I love the halibut! The service is friendly and knowledgeable. The location on Elm Street in New Canaan can't be beat. And the prices are surprisingly low for the excellent quality of the cuisine, the beauty of the interior,... More 

Thank keithrichey
Darien, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

They are serious about food here, and serious about service. If you normally find yourself looking for someone to fill your water glass or fill your long-empty glass of wine, you won't find that here. They do the job very well and you will have trouble narrowing down your choice of great things to order. There's really nothing else you... More 

Thank Preston B
New England
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I enjoyed our meal at Sole this past Saturday very much! We decided on this restaurant in New Canaan to try something different for our Saturday night date night. The drinks were good - not very alcoholic but elegantly presented. The meals were delicious and also nicely presented. My wife had the mushroom spinach ravioli and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had dinner with friends from high school on a reunion weekend. Three of us had an excellent dinner including lovely wine, terrific main course, and delicious desserts. The atmosphere was lively with every table taken. The service was excellent. We were able to converse and even had an unexpected guest with us for drinks before our meal.

Thank Pedalmasher2
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

.......... based on the location, the Trip Advisor reviews and the Certificate of Excellence. I was not disappointed. As most of the other reviewers say, it is a lovely restaurant with unusual Italian dishes (not the usual Southern dishes) and has quiet but attentive staff. Excellent! The price reflects the quality of food and service. (It is not overpriced.) JWL... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
    (Park St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Canaan
  • Phone Number: +1 203-972-8887
Whether you unwind with a glass of Pinot Grigio at the bar that encircles the exposed kitchen, or linger at a table for two beneath a striking arbor inspired by an Italian vineyard, you’ll be swept away by Solé. This sophisticated trattoria, located on Elm Street in the picturesque New England town of New Canaan, Connecticut, serves handmade pastas, wood-fired pizzas, and succulent entrees in a relaxed, yet utterly cosmopolitan setting.

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