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IL Palio Restaurant

5 Corporate Dr, Shelton, CT 06484-6237
+1 203-944-0770
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Corporate Dr, Shelton, CT 06484-6237
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had no reservation on busy Thursday night. Seated right away. Noisy group commanded a lot of waitstaff attention, but we were greeted warmly and the maitre d' checked on us several times. Had great salad and delicious vegetarian ravioli--tender but not mushy, with tasty sauce....More

Thank Roofbeam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Il Palio is a beautiful Italian restaurant located in Shelton, CT but it feels like your eating in a Villa in Italy. The ambiance is incredible and make sure to check out the room downstairs. The food is superb because the kitchen is lead by...More

Thank jzinno
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Italian meal from a lovely Italian Lady Chef. The calamari appetizer to start was perfect. The Salmon dinner was almost as good as what you would get in Alaska. Pasta seafood special included plenty of mussels, shrimp, & fish.Topped off with a Capuccino, and...More

Thank Naplesbeachbum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were so accommodating with EVERYTHING, food was phenomenal and then the four of us had a full dinner following the event and our dinner was so delicious. Cannot find a better place to eat, anywhere in the area!

Thank Virginia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for lunch and really enjoyed it. My husband ordered a salad and chicken dishes and I had puréed eggplant soup and a personal pizza. Everything was delicious, especially the soup!

Thank MaD64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Il Palio from the outside has a presence like an Italian marble grand work of art. However, internally something is missing. The 'feel' is Italian but without the genuine warmness. Too austere with a square dining room that is clean and corporate but, I didn't...More

Thank weiler97
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. We loved the lasagna and the sole dinner. The drink I had was not very good. The Tuscan fig was very sweet. I watered it down and made it palatable. The kids were excited about the dessert special pineapple gelato. We...More

Thank jgilliamjd
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Second time at restaurant. The ambience, staff and food, excellent. Would be nice to have background music.

Thank lil172017
Reviewed 22 May 2017

From the minute you walk in to the lobby/bar, you will be impressed with the ambiance of this restaurant. The appetizers are very good and moderately priced, Entrees are very good and expertly prepared. Service is very good. the wine list can be a little...More

Thank ctglfr
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Tired? On the road too long? Wish you could avoid yet another chain restaurant. Well if you happen to be in Shelton, Connecticut, head over to a little slice of Sienna, Italy - Il Palio, named after the region’s famous horse race that is run...More

1  Thank Richard W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
17:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Corporate Dr, Shelton, CT 06484-6237
    (Bridgeport Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: +1 203-944-0770
Housed in a magnificent building, this luxe Northern Italian restaurant makes you feel thousands of miles from the Shelton corporate park where it is located. Il Palio is known for its homemade Italian cuisine, an extensive wine list, and exceptional service in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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