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Cafe Silvium

371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
+1 203-324-1651
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (39 reviews)
“grouper” (6 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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371 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT 06902-6010
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Despite having driven past it literally for years, I'd never even noticed this unassuming little restaurant in Stamford's Shippan neighbourhood. It's a very small room, and my understanding is that reservations are almost always required. I've been there only once, for a business dinner, but...More

1  Thank WearyTraveller1954
Reviewed 15 June 2018

My friend and I stopped in before a concert in Stamford last night. Both of our dinners were absolutely delicious. I had the braised Rabbit which was wonderful and my friend had Pasta with meat sauce which he loved. I also wanted to mention our...More

Thank Norman G
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Cafe Silvium never fails to excel. Went with a group of 8 & had yet another delightful evening. Note—reservations are a must here, especially for a large group. Food & service outstanding—had the Octopus App & Soft Crabs. I only visit the area once a...More

Thank JBJudy B
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Recommended by a friend. From the hostess greeting to the dessert we just has a great night. This is not a fancy place. The decor is pretty simple, the restaurant a tiny bit crowded and a tiny bit noisy. But the ambiance is warm and...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Never had a bad experience. Food and service always superb. Used to be a hidden treasure but no more. The most authentic Italian food this side of the Atlantic.

Thank Sange811
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Have heard so many great things i couldn't wait to go. Chris and Avanthi took Kathy and I to dinner. It is a small quaint restaurant that does not hit you over the head with prices. Kathy had the clams congolese and were excellent, Avanthi...More

Thank Summersnuggles
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Cafe Silvium was absolutely fantastic, from the welcome to the table service and onto the best veal scaloppini I have ever had. I am definitely coming back!

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

First, let me say that the food here was good. Just not as good as it sounded. Our friends from Stamford we ate with rave about this restaurant and this meal was no different for them Carciofi Fritti was just ok the sauce was very...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The food is always excellent, the service is generally pleasant and the prices are fair... What more do you want in a neighborhood style authentic italian restaurant!

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Small, no reservations, but good food. The restaurant has been around for a long time and has many regulars that eat there.

Thank N1080ASmichellem
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13 August 2018|
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Response from JBJudy B | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so...not for 2 on a Saturday. You might have a long wait, but, depending upon your patience, it will be worthwhile.
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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