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IL Palio Restaurant

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5 Corporate Dr, Shelton, CT 06484-6237 (Bridgeport Ave.)
+1 203-944-0770
11:45 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:15
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:45 - 14:15
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:15
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Syracuse, NY
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216 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We recently attended a family celebration at Il Palio and, being from out of town, I had no idea what to expect. Il Palio was an amazing surprise on every level. The evening began in their downstairs function room which is a beautiful setting surrounded on two sides by glass walls. A smaller, adjoining room contained the bar and an... More 

Thank mek99
Milford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

My wife and I ate here two weeks ago and had one of the best restaurant experiences in a while here in CT. We were seat by a friendly hostess and then greeted by our waiter whose name I wish I remembered as he was one of the best waiters we have had. Shortly thereafter the sommelier came, and again... More 

Thank Preacherman1973
Shelton, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Excellent Italian food! I have been here several times for business dinners and also for a party. It is very authentic Italian food and the service is great!

Thank Lynn C
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We've visited Il Palio a number of times in the past, but last night was really something special. We arrived wiht friends about 6 PM with only a few people in the restaurant. Quiet, beautiful, welcoming. As the time passed, the restaurant filled to capacity and, yes, it was loud. The sommelière suggested a wonderful red and we drank two... More 

1 Thank BillMontvale
Alexandria, VA
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1,473 reviews
748 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 493 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

A business lunch with colleague in a corporate office park yielded a delightful surprise. Il Palio is a first class Italian restaurant hidden away in the hills of Shelton. Upscale dining in rustic decor with an extensive menu makes it a very good place for business or a special occasion. Very good appetizers and and salads set the stage for... More 

Thank jeffl499
Shelton, Connecticut, United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

IL Palio has a lunch special during the week which can't be beat.we were there again today and it's still the best deal around.Appetizer,entree and dessert choices for $12.95. WOW! Try it you'll like it.

Thank pityuka1984
Trumbull, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We went to Il Palio to celebrate our anniversary. The choice of food was wonderful. My husband was delighted with his meat and cheese appetizer and sausage, broccoli rabe and pasta entree. I couldn't choose between two delicious sounding entrees. I asked the waiter his suggestion and he said he would surprise me (salmon special). He also chose my dessert... More 

Thank HTWC
Newtown, CT
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85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

The best part of my luncheon was the kindness and competency of my waitperson, Kevin, and the seating host who was friendly and helpful. Other than that, lunch with no drinks, no appetizers, and no salads, came in at $61.00! The Chicken Piccata was bland, and the chicken cut as though it were "old." There was no bread on the... More 

Thank Grammarian1966
Milford, ct
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307 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

You would not believe you are in Shelton, but in Italy or Europee. Food is great and upscale atmosphere. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Catherine M
Shelton, Connecticut
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150 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Went here for the first time in quite a while a couple weeks ago. Sat in the lower level which is the newer part of the place that wasn't there the last time we went. Very nice atmosphere and service. I ended up having one of that night's specials which was some kind of seafood medley over a bed of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?