Early fall is our favorite time to be able to go to a restaurant and sit by the water, especially with the cool and crisp weather and a beautiful view. With a ton of new restaurants popping up recently on the Long Island Sound in Shippan and Harbor Point, we have made it our mission to find the best places to go based on how good the food is, the ambiance, and our experience in general.
Specialty Shops in Stamford
My son has become an expert at finding the stores and markets with the most obscure ingredients for different dishes, and we want to let you in on the secret. The supermarket is a classic place to go and stock up on groceries, but we are going to share our list of the best specialty grocers in Stamford, where you can find foods from each corner of the world, right in Connecticut.
Elm Street Diner
It’s the simplest and most difficult question to answer: “Which restaurant should I check out in Stamford?” The type of cuisine, price point, outdoor dining options, the neighborhood, and occasion are just a few factors to consider. Luckily, there are countless options for all different types, and classic options like the diner.
Restaurant Guide: Springdale
Springdale is a neighborhood in Stamford, Connecticut known around Stamford to have a small-town feel in the middle of a mid-sized city. We've curated a list of our favorite eateries for you to explore and taste the best of this area!
Restaurant Guide: Downtown
With close proximity to the Greater New York City area, Downtown Stamford is now home to an incredible gastronomy and libation scene. We're highlighting our favorite new restaurants — and a few old favorites — offering a mix of cuisine, ambiance, and takeout.
We Found La Bella Vita in Stamford.
Authentic Italian food is hard to come by, really anywhere you would think outside of Italy itself! Well, the word is in, and one of the best, freshly-opened, and real-deal Italian food has come to Stamford. Quartiere, conveniently located in the heart of downtown near Bedford Street has shocked us with the quality and love they put into their dishes and atmosphere.
Fortina Has a Pizza Our Hearts!
Fortina, one of the best restaurants we have been to in recent years, was introduced to Harbor Point in 2015. When you walk into Fortina, you are impressed with the sky-high ceilings and artwork, in a homey environment that brings you right to Williamsburg.
We Love Lila Rose!
If you have been to Taco Daddy in Stamford before, get ready. The owners of this new hotspot have gone back to the drawing-room and have recently opened up the brand-new Lila Rose, right next door! And, guess what? It is fantastic.