Il Palio

4.7
1341 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
ONLINE ORDERING AVAILABLE - ilpalioct.com
Il Palio was named after the race held each summer in Siena, Italy. Created with a passion, the restaurant has been exquisitely designed and beautifully finished with materials from all over the world. No stone was left unturned and time was not a factor in finding exactly what was required to make the "vision" a reality. The atmosphere created is one of quiet comfort in surroundings reminiscent of an Italian villa. The friendly and courteous staff, the outstanding food, and the efficient service all contribute to the ambiance felt by those who visit the restaurant. Il Palio's fine Tuscan cuisine is a pleasing combination of the highest-quality ingredients and the caring preparation by chefs who take pride in the dishes they present. Like the race in Siena, Il Palio is creating lasting impressions.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1341 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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EricF
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place. Excellent food and great service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Employee smokers by the front entrance created an unpleasant smell. We had to wait to eat our food in between their smoke breaks.
Incredible food and ambiance. Wonderful service.

JA
JeffA
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waiter could attempt to the table little bit faster… we were waiting for the bread little to long

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Jasper
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding! Great to see everyone back and to have the Resturant together again.

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vipAbh28
Miami
71 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were seated at our reservation time and were able to choose inside or out. We sat outside which was nice. Our waiter was very nice and helpful with questions we had about the menu. We had the beet carpaccio, fig pizza, ginger gnocchi & beef tip fusilli which they were all very good. I would definitely dine here again.

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Foody5
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful outdoor area with large umbrellas. Luncheon special was delicious with several choices.

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vipDebraMax
New England
11 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food top notch! Their pasta dishes are to die for but do not count them out on the steaks....delicious. Dessert is a must!

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BillT
Key West
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, beautiful decor throughout the restaurant. Priced accordingly.

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vipGardenweasel
New England
126 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Il Palio is outstanding all the time, however dinner on the refreshed patio last night may have been the loveliest, most delicious evening yet!
Thank you & see you soon!

JB
JohnB
New England
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was wonderful, noise level was terrible

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FredS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved the dining experience! Food was superb. Service was timely and efficient. Atmosphere was delightful. We'll be back on the 28th of July and many more times.

PB
PBGTOM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This restaurant is excellent. The food is well prepared, the menu is varied and the service was friendly and attentive.

JD
JoanD
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience2

A little noisy but the food and service was very good. Good drink pour made for excellent value.

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MichelleH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

I explained several times to the server about my husband’s gluten allergy. He assured me that the steak dish was GF. However my husband got sick the next day and called and the soya chef told him there was gluten in the dish. In short, their negligence made him sick. The food was good and they were nice, but I won’t go back.

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MelissaW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place! Been numerous times, just to eat, engagement dinner. You are the best! The staff, food, restaurant. Love any of the risottos you have! And the drinks are amazing! Had a summer sangria last nite. Wine is awesome! I would recommend this place 100%!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an anniversary we celebrated Jose our waiter was great!! B

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DLow
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, great service. Noisy the day I was there for lunch but fun!

CM
ChrisM
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mario is a terrific waiter. Supporting staff was very attentive. Like luncheon specials.
Room noise can be distracting.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good Italian food. Burrata a must. Loud, energetic environment.

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rjt55
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I apologize as I forgot our servers name. He was very friendly and attentive and took his time explaining the specials of the evening. We were never rushed which I appreciate. Oh and yes the food was great also. All four of us opted for the scallop and pasta special which was excellent, as well as the calamari and zucchini with goat cheese apps.

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AlanC
New England
22 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall1food3service4ambience1

The noisiest restaurant I have been in in years. Had to move to another table. Absolutely no sound deadening material Had to yell to hear people at our table.

MA
vipMaryAnimal
Atlanta
33 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a pleasant surprise! I grew up with Italian immigrants. Even helped them make pasta or Wednesdays for Sunday dinners. Il Palio was incredible! We ordered 2 appetizers and 2 main courses. All were delicious! Ambiance was very nice. We dined al fresco as the sun set. Wait staff were professional and pleasant. They also have a great selection of Scotch Whisky 🥃. Will recommend d and will return! Grazie!

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MiaE
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very ambient setting and location. Delicious appetizers and entrees.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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vipluvfreshfood
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

The flavors and combinations the chef pulls together are always fantastic.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was wonderful, but the wait for the food was very long. Apps came relatively quickly, but it was close to two hours before we got our main meal. I was also surprised by the lack of masks on all staff…waiters, bussers et al. The young people at our table wore their masks when leaving the table, but they were the only ones in the restaurant that I could see. We went on a Saturday night, and when we go back it will hopefully be on a less busy week day.

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Meggles
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was amazing and did such a great job checking in. Will definitely be back!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was fabulous!!! The chef paired our entire meal around this incredible bottle of wine

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GLENN
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

2.5 hours for a couple to enjoy a bottle of wine, 2 apps, dinner, dessert and after drinks. A place to take your time and enjoy the quality ingredients used to make your food.

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KKHT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Excellent food but service was not what I’ve come to expect there.

KG
vipKevinG
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding menu and food quality. Staff is very professional and efficient.

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SusanL
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delicious meal. Everyone really enjoyed their entrees.

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gerryfs
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always Il Palio doesn't disappoint. Food, service and ambiance are always excellent. And it great to be back to "normal" We ate outside last night and the weather was perfect to enjoy their beautiful patio

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CTFood
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Excellent meal. Did not disappoint.

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luv2eat
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and top notch food. Staff is very friendly and professional

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KaileyR
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was overall very good, though portions were a bit small for the price. The service was slow and the waiter did not pay much attention to us (though I am guessing it is because we were a group of young adults) and the appetizers came out very quickly but the entrees took almost an hour to come after ordering.

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CherylS
New England
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, prompt service very personable staff. Going back for sure !!!

MP
MartyP
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining alfresco. Food fabulous , great wine , loved the whole thing!

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JohnS
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate on the outside patio, because the evening was beautiful. We always have a wonderful experience there, inside or outside...

PC
PatriciaC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is delicious! We all had different things and all was yummy!

FAQs

Il Palio offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (203) 944-0770.

Il Palio is rated 4.7 stars by 1341 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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