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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
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:45 - 14:15
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:15
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dinner was good. No question. However the last time we went I told people how good it was and made a point to bring friends with me for a housewarming celebration. It was disappointingly above average but nowhere near what I had built it up to be. Didn't mind the prices but left a little bit let down. Get... More 

Thank Stephen A
Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Service was impeccable, food was delicious and we had such a nice birthday celebration for my husband. The wine list was extensive and lots of attention to detail. My only complaint is that we passing through on our way to Boston and I may not get back to enjoy another dinner!

Thank Jferreri2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Beutiful resturant intersting location in coporate area in shelton but food is really good authentic italian food beutiful decor a little pricy but great place for special occasion or date night

Thank david4032
Riverview, Florida
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475 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I must say this place hit the jackpot for location. And isn't that what its all about? Location location location. I was traveling here for business and this restaurant is snap dab in the middle of a parking lot surrounded by multiple business buildings! The outside of the restaurant is well maintained and the building is unique. I was excited... More 

Thank Tinkerbell1391
Shelton, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I work at the Corporate towers so going to Il Palio is literally a short walk. Even if it isn't, it is worth the ride. They have great lunch specials that are well priced. It is a very good business lunch atmosphere. Service is very good. Lunch is consistently a great meal and experience. The pizza is very good if... More 

Thank albertochavesm
Woodmere, New York
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218 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

this lovely restaurant has terrific service and wonderful food and wine. We've enjoyed their specials previously and again, they were just great. Some regular menu items are also really good to. We appreciate the assistance of the server and manger in choosing wines that compliment the dishes. Overall, lovely dining experience.

Thank peggyvb
Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Two friends and I went to Il Palio for lunch after blueberry picking at Jones Farm. I mention this because you can imagine that coming from the fields we looked a bit bedraggled. To the credit of Il Palio's great staff, they greeted us warmly without the proverbial batting an eyelash. They seated us quickly and on offer was a... More 

Thank dunsienda
Sevierville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had a graduation lunch with a fellow MBA graduate from Quinnipiac University here in May. The food was exceptional. The desserts were out of this world. The atmosphere was very pleasant. My only criticism was that I arrived a few minutes early and the host didn't want to seat me until my guest arrived. I found that a little... More 

Thank Matthew U
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for, and you get it all here. Always a good time here, the food is very good... Along with everything else

Thank Zetti74
Laguna Beach
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We were in the area for some family business. Hungry for really authentic good Italian food, my sis-in-law discovered this place. I don't thing we would have found it if not for TripAdvisor. It's in a business park. Saturday night and the place was packed! Despite this, the service and food was fantastic. It was a bit noisy but as... 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, Romantic, Groups
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?