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Villa Italia

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26 Mill River St, Stamford, CT 06902-3726
+1 203-348-7742
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16:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here for lunch during a stay at the Hampton Hotel next door. Had chicken parmigiana and chicken milanese. Both were delicious. Bruschetta was also wonderful. Service was quick and attentive and the price was reasonable. The restaurant also catered the manager's reception at the Hampton and the penne and vodka sauce, fried ravioli and pot stickers they provided were... More 

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Thank Curgal
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251 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mariann (spelling?) was very attentive. Excellent service. The fried oysters were excellent as were the mussels. The veal Milanese was overlooked and dry. The other entrees were judged to be good. Try to find a table out of the way. Otherwise, you might find it noisy.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

When my business meeting got extended and my wife needed a place to sit comfortably for a couple of hours, the folks at Villa Italia were more than helpful and understanding. They provided comfortable seating, were attentive and gave her good options, excellent meal and great service! Food: The food and wines were really excellent - especially the pizzas, bruschettas... More 

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Thank Shubhra T
Stamford, Connecticut
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The Villa Italia Restaurant serves delicious Italian food. Very friendly staff. Nice ambiance and reasonably priced. Wonderful Bruschetta and Portobello mushrooms stuffed with spinach and melted cheese. Delicious Pasta Ala Norma and Eggplant Parmesan . Would recommend reservations, glad we made them, since it was very crowded. Dessert looked delicious but unfortunately we were all too full to have any.

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1 Thank Leah W
Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were only in Stamford for the night and we needed a quick dinner. The restaurant was in our hotel. I had the gnocchi and my friend had the carpaccio. They were awesome. Emanuela was our server and she was absolutely fabulous. She was helpful and attentive. A completely unexpected gem.

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1 Thank Wendy P
Niagara Falls, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great pizza ( Gluten free pizza was not good - crust not cooked ) but regular 12 inch pizza was enough for two! Happy hour in the cocktail bar with some great jazz from a live group!

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Thank Roger B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We have been customers of Villa Italia when they were on East Main. They are now located in the Hampton Inn in Stamford. The new place really more upscale and well done only a bit noisy but the food just as good. Always consistent and delicious.

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1 Thank Margaret V
Stamford, Connecticut
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The new Villa Italia has taken a while to get on its feet. The old smaller place was excellent and consistent, and very reasonably priced. Ir has taken a while but the new place is getting back to the old level.

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1 Thank Mark K
Lenox
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very comfortable, tables are large and not too close together. Food is very good and authentic. Prices are quite reasonable. The menu is quite complete. Many choices, can accommodate most tastes. Wait staff very efficient and professional. The bar tender is also very good! Drinks are not skimpy. There is parking close by.

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Thank Laben J
Stamford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Visited their new location twice, once six months after the move and recently. The new facilities do not compare with their Clarks Hill location. Larger, more space between tables, and a bar. Parking can be a problem when the hotel has a lot of guest. Service is still fast and good, however I have been disappointed with the food both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Mill River St, Stamford, CT 06902-3726
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-348-7742
Description
INTIMATE, FAMILY OWNED ITALIAN HIDEAWAY KNOWN FOR ITS REASONABLY PRICED ITALIAN AMERICAN CUISINE FAVORITES. LOCATED IN A SMALL SHOPPING CENTER VILLA ITALIA'S DINNING ATMOSPHERIC EXPERIENCE WILL MAKE YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE AND RELAXED. THE STAFF IS FRIENDLY AND ATTENTIVE. THE SEAFOOD IS FLAVORFUL AND FRESH. THE WINE SELECTION IS AMPLE AND A BAR ALSO OFFERS BEER AND SPIRITS. DESSERT RECOMMENDATIONS WOULD HAVE TO BE THE HOME MADE TIRAMISU. THE RESTAURANT OFFERS A SMALL OUTDOOR SEATING AREA EQUIPPED WITH A HEATING LAMP TO INSURE A COMFORTABLE TEMPERATURE ON CHILLY DAYS. WEDNESDAY THERE IS SOULFUL LIVE MUSIC TO HELP YOU GET ON WITH THE REST OF THE WEEK.CONVENIENTLY VILLA ITALIA OFFERS ONLINE ORDERING, FAX, TAKE OUT AND DELIVERY. THE ESTABLISHMENT ALSO OFFERS GENEROUS PARKING, WIFI AND CATERING SERVICES.COME AND VISIT US AND TELL EVERYONE WHAT YOU THINK, WE SURE YOU WILL ENJOY IT. BUON APPETITO!

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