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Best Italian Restaurants in Stamford


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A photo of Sally's Apizza - Stamford restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Stamford
Booked 15 times today
Located in Stamford, Sally's Apizza is a proven gem for lovers of Pizzeria cuisine. Renowned for serving "the best ABEETZ in America", customers are raving about the "outstanding" and "delicious" pizza offerings here. The reviews highlight the remarkable consistency in both food and service, labeling it as "excellent" and "friendly & helpful". Besides pizza, they serve fresh calamari with outstanding parmesan peppercorn sauce, delightful mozzarella sticks, meatballs, and wings. Many reviewers firmly recommend Sally's Apizza for an unparalleled pizza experience. Though some found the music a tad loud, the superb food and service compensated for it thoroughly.
A photo of Divina -  Stamford restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Stamford
Booked 2 times today
Divina in Stamford has been widely acclaimed as one of the best Italian restaurants in the area, continuously impressing its patrons with the diverse menu and consistently excellent service. The restaurant's food is regularly praised, with the tender mussels, delicious salads, and exclusive gluten-free pasta standing out. Divina is also applauded for its beautifully prepared dishes, fabulous wine list, and their homemade desserts like the Pistachio panacotta with blueberry sauce. Guests appreciate the charming atmosphere, excellent customer service, and the fact that Divina offers a quiet dining experience. The owners' warm welcome makes customers feel as if they are being hosted at a home.
A photo of Siena Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Stamford
Booked 4 times today
Siena Ristorante, nestled in the heart of downtown Stamford, is a delightful haven of authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant is often lauded for serving "classic real Italian" dishes and not the typical Italian-American fare. Siena Ristorante exhibits a superb attention to quality, with hearty praise given to its "fresh, well-prepared food". The excellent food is matched only by the outstanding service, with many rave reviews commending the "knowledgeable staff" and "amazing service". Here, you can expect to be embraced by a comfortable bistro setting while indulging in the best Italian food outside of NY. Notably, Siena Ristorante also boasts a "well-curated wine list", which is always a welcome bonus for wine enthusiasts.
A photo of Tutti Pazzi restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Stamford
Booked 3 times today
Tutti Pazzi in Stamford stands out as a celebrated establishment for authentic Italian cuisine. According to regular patrons, the restaurant continually delivers high-quality meals that parallel the home cooking of an Italian country estate. Its delightful and fresh dishes, such as the light ricotta gnocchi and perfectly done salmon, receive consistent praise. The pasta vongole is touted as the best some customers have ever had. Diners also admire Tutti Pazzi for their accommodating service, especially for those with food sensitivities. The restaurant’s ambiance, with its upscale yet unpretentious environment, has made it a favored choice for many. Visitors are eagerly recommending Tutti Pazzi for its unwavering service, delicious food, and engaging atmosphere.
A photo of Tony's at the J House restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Greenwich
Booked 16 times today
Tony's at the J House is acclaimed for its excellent Italian cuisine, with patrons lauding the quality, variety, and flavor of the dishes. Despite being an Italian restaurant, it also surprises with a sushi bar, creating a unique and enjoyable dining experience. The meticulously prepared dishes like the gnocchi with pesto and the braised escarole with crispy kale and parsnip puree beneath the almond-encrusted salmon are particularly noteworthy. The menu also features gourmet duck sausage pizza cooked in a wood-fire oven and a variety of fresh seafood. Patrons appreciate the well-curated wine list and the exceptional customer service, noting that Tony himself often interacts with guests. The ambiance is an added bonus, further enhancing the overall dining experience. Despite its slightly higher price point, the quality and experience offered at Tony's at the J House make it well worth it. It is recommended not just for its exquisite food, but also for the wonderful atmosphere, attentive service, and the overall exceptional dining experience it provides.
A photo of Villa Italia Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Stamford
Booked 2 times today
Villa Italia Restaurant in Stamford has been a beloved spot for authentic Italian cuisine for over 25 years. Highly praised by its patrons, the restaurant excels not only in the rich deliciousness of its dishes-broadly described as "consistently good" and "fabulous"-but also in the warmth and professionalism of its service. Nestled by the charming Mill River Park, the ambiance is complimented with a beautiful view unobstructed by buildings. The restaurant also offers a considerable variety, with the hand-made gnocchi in creamy bolognese sauce and Nonna's meatballs being particularly recommended. A recurring note throughout the reviews is the venue's excellent and knowledgeable staff.
A photo of Louie's Italian Restaurant and Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Greenwich
Booked 11 times today
Louie's Italian Restaurant and Bar, located in Old Greenwich, offers a top-notch Italian dining experience that impresses both local and out-of-town visitors. According to the reviews, patrons celebrate it as a destination offering "classic old-time Italian fare," with "great food and great service" being a consistent theme. Emphasized is the quality of dishes such as the truffle ravioli, calamari and branzino, all described as "worth the visit." The welcoming atmosphere, "club-like" ambiance, and attentive staff contribute to its popularity. Despite being old school, Louie's also appeals with its modern flair such as valet parking. Additionally, special occasions like birthdays are made memorable here, making it a true hometown gem.
A photo of Valbella Connecticut restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Riverside
Booked 15 times today
Valbella Connecticut is a top-rated restaurant for Italian cuisine, located in Fairfield County. Patrons thoroughly praise the restaurant for its consistent and high standards of service and food quality. They emphasize the beautifully set dining room and amiable service as conducive to special occasions. Additionally, customers are enamored with the restaurant's variety of dishes, notably commending their fish, steak, pasta, and an impressive selection of Italian wines. The owner and staff are acclaimed for their attentive and exceptional service. The review: "NYC quality located in CT. Excellent food, plenty of specials and outstanding service," puts Valbella on the map as a contender for the best Italian restaurant in the Tri-State area.
A photo of Applausi restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Greenwich
Booked 8 times today
Applausi is a highly acclaimed Italian restaurant, consistently praised as one of the best in the Riverside/Old Greenwich area. Customers consistently rave about the quality of its authentic Italian cuisine, with dishes like the homemade pasta, veal ravioli, and perfectly cooked Branzino frequently highlighted in reviews. Applausi's service is also lauded as attentive and considerate, and many customers express that they are repeat visitors who are always impressed with their meals. The restaurant's ambiance is described as welcoming and perfect for both couples and families. Applausi's outstanding food, service, and atmosphere make it a beloved local gem and a pivotal part of the town's restaurant scene.
A photo of Restaurant L'Ostal restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Darien
Booked 7 times today
Restaurant L'Ostal in Darien, Connecticut is widely recognized for its excellent French cuisine, as evidenced by numerous enthusiastic reviews. Visitors rave about the creativity and expert French culinary techniques evident in the kitchen, with dishes such as Escargot, duck pate, and lamb shank confit earning high praise. The restaurant also comes highly recommended for its wonderful service and unique décor, elevating it to the status of a 'must-do' in Darien. Reviewers repeatedly mention the staff and owner's attentiveness and knowledgeability, and the restaurant's ability to offer a Manhattan-level dining experience, making it a beloved favorite among local residents.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Stamford

Explore the vibrant Italian dining scene in Stamford, Connecticut, a city renowned for its array of authentic Italian eateries. From cozy, family-run trattorias to chic, modern restaurants, Stamford offers a diverse selection of places where you can indulge in traditional Italian cuisine. Whether you're craving homemade pastas, fresh seafood, or artisan pizzas, the Italian restaurants in Stamford, located in Fairfield County, promise an exceptional culinary experience. Diners can expect high-quality ingredients sourced from local vendors, paired with a warm, welcoming atmosphere that reflects true Italian hospitality. Reviews consistently highlight the superb service, the authenticity of the dishes, and the overall dining satisfaction. Stamford's Italian restaurants not only cater to all palates but also provide a delightful ambiance, making each dining experience unique and memorable. Whether for a casual meal or a special occasion, these establishments showcase the best of Italy right in the heart of Connecticut.

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