Best of Stamford

Photography by Alex Brandon

PRIME STAMFORD
WINNER OF BEST SPECIAL OCCASION

When you have a milestone to celebrate or you want to make a good impression, you’re in good hands at Prime. The food and atmosphere—not to mention the views—are easy to love.

 

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CAFE SILVIUM
WINNER OF BEST ITALIAN

If you haven’t tried Cafe Silvium, you’re not only missing out, you might also be the last one in Stamford to enjoy it. That is to say, the friendly place with good Italian dishes, is legendary.

 

THE WINNERS LIST

FOOD & DRINK

RESTAURANTS

Best Service + Pickup/Delivery Option
Table 104
table104stamford.com

Business Lunch + Steak
The Capital Grille
thecapitalgrille.com

Creative Menu
Taco Daddy
tacodaddystamford.com

Hotel Restaurant
Winfield Street Cafe
winfieldcoffee.com

New Restaurant + Tapas
The Lila Rose
@tacodaddyandthelilarose

Outdoor Dining
bartaco
bartaco.com

Outdoor Seating
Capriccio Cafe
capriccio-cafe.com

Private Dining/Intimate Venue
Waters Edge at Giovanni’s
watersedgeatgiovannis.com

Seafood
FISH
fishstamford.com

Special Occasion/Date Night
Prime Stamford
stamford.restaurantprime.com

Sushi
Kashi Stamford
kashijapanese.com

REGIONAL SPECIALTIES

American
The Lila Rose
@tacodaddyandthelilarose

Asian Fusion
Mecha Noodle Bar
mechanoodlebar.com

Chinese
Peter Chang
peterchangct.com

French
Chez Vous Bistro
chezvousbistro.com

Greek
Kouzina Taverna
kouzinataverna.com

Indian
Tawa Indian Cuisine
cttawa.com

Italian
Café Silvium
cafesilviumct.com

Japanese
Kotobuki
kotobukijapaneserestaurant.com

Mediterranean
Layla’s Falafel
laylasfalafel.com

Mexican
bartaco
bartaco.com

Spanish
Barcelona Wine Bar
barcelonawinebar.com

Thai
Little Buddha
littlebuddhact.com

CASUAL FOOD

Bagels
Liz Sue Bagels
@lizsuebagels

Breakfast
Winfield Street Coffee
winfieldcoffee.com

Hamburgers
Lucky’s Classic Burger & Malt Shop
luckysclassic.com

Hot Dogs
The Wienery
wienery.com

Ice Cream
Gofer Ice Cream
gofericecream.com

Pizza
Colony Grill
colonygrill.com

Ribs/Barbecue
The Boatyard at Smokey Joe’s BBQ
203-406-0605

DROP-IN SPOTS

Brunch
Fortina
fortinapizza.com

Café/Bistro
Lorca
lorcacoffeebar.com

Coffee Shop
Winfield Street Coffee
winfieldcoffee.com

Deli
Rye Ridge Deli
ryeridgedeli.com

Diner
Elm Street Diner
elmstreetdiner.com

Food Truck
The Tasty Yolk
thetastyyolk.com

Health Food
The Little Gourmet Shop
thelittlegourmetshopt.com

Juice Bar
MAKIS
203-588-9053

Lunch Spot
The Lila Rose
@tacodaddyandthelilarose

Vegetarian/Organic
Navaratna
navaratnact.com

MARKETS + MORE

Bakery + Cup Cakes + Desserts
DiMare Pastry Shop
dimarepastry.com

Butcher Shop
LaRocca’s Country Market
lcountrymarket.com

Catering
Marcia Selden Catering & Events
marciaselden.com

Gourmet Grocery
Mike’s Organic
mikesorganicdelivery.com

Gourmet to Go
A&S Fine Foods
asstamford.com

Grocery Pickup/Delivery Option
Stop & Shop
stopandshop.com

Liquor Store
BevMax
bevmax.com

Seafood Market
New Wave Seafood
newwaveseafood.com

Wine Shop
Harbor Point Wines & Spirits
harborpointwinesandspirits.com

TRY IT, LOVE IT!

Mike’s Organic
Winner of Best Gourmet Grocery

Delivery
We love selecting items at the market, but delivery is an option. Easy to place an order online.

CSA
Community- supported agriculture brings us fresh, local, seasonal produce on a regular basis. Plus, we can add meat, fish, eggs and more to fill out the order. We appreciate knowing where our food is grown.


BAR BOASTS

Beer Selection
Bedford Hall Craft Kitchen & Bar
bedfordhallstamford.com

Margaritas
bartaco
bartaco.com

Martinis
Table 104
table104stamford.com

Microbrewery
Half Full Brewery
halffullbrewery.com

Outdoor Bar
Prime Stamford
stamford.restaurantprime.com

Pub
Mackenzie’s Bar & Grill
mackenziesstamford.com

Restaurant Bar
The Lila Rose
@tacodaddyandthelilarose

Wine Bar + Wine List
Barcelona Wine Bar
barcelonawinebar.com

 

Photography by Kyle Norton

MACKENZIE’S BAR & GRILL
WINNER OF BEST PUB

This locally owned family restaurant knows how to make everyone feel welcome and relaxed—exactly what we all want in a neighborhood place. Plus, the flat-screen TVs showing the big game doesn’t exactly hurt.

STYLE & SHOP

FASHION

Department Store
Saks OFF 5th
saksoff5th.com

Designer Boutique
Fox’s of Stamford
foxs.com

Eyewear
Cohen’s Fashion Optical
cohensfashionoptical.com

Jeans + Luxe Leisurewear
Havana Jeans
shophavanajeans.com

Lingerie
Victoria’s Secret
shopstamfordtowncenter.com/stores/victoria-s-secret

Teen Fashion
Whim
whimlove.com

Women’s Shoes
DSW
stores.dsw.com

JEWELRY

Designer Jewelry + Everyday Jewelry + Fine Jewelry + Local Jewelry Boutique + Selection of Local Designers + Special Occasion Jewelry
Russ Hollander Master Goldsmith
ringart.com

Estate Jewelry
Peter Suchy Jewelers
petersuchyjewelers.com

Watches
Nagi Jewelers
nagijewelers.com

HOME

Antiques/Vintage Store
ReMix Market Stamford
remixmarket.com

Appliances + Home Tech Services
County TV
countytv.com

Bookstore
Barnes & Noble
barnesandnoble.com

Cleaning Services (rugs, furniture, home)
Triple S Carpet, Rug, Drapery & Upholstery Cleaning
triplesclean.com

Contemporary Furnishings
Design Within Reach
dwr.com

Furniture
Safavieh
safavieh.com

Garden Center + Hardscaping Services + Home Garden Design & Services + Landscaping Services
Designs by Lee
designsbylee.com

Lighting
The Accessory Store
stamfordshades.com

Pool Design & Services
Shoreline
shorelinepools.com

WEDDINGS

Bridesmaid Dresses
A Step Ahead
astepaheadfashion.com

Wedding Cakes
DiMare Pastry Shop
dimarepastry.com

Wedding Flowers
Peter’s Wholesale Florist
peterswholesaleflorist.com

Wedding Music
James Daniel Entertainment
jamesdaniel.com

Wedding Photographer
Melani Lust Photography
melanilustphotography.com

Wedding Reception Venue
The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s
watersedgeatgiovannis.com

Wedding/Engagement Rings
Russ Hollander Master Goldsmith
ringart.com

SERVICES & TO-DO’S

PAMPERING

Blow Out/Updo + Color
Noble Salon
noblesalon.com

Day Spa + Eyebrow Services + Waxing/Hair Removal
Noëlle Spa for Beauty & Wellness
noelle.com

Facial + Mani/Pedi
HBAR Salon & Spa
hbarsalon.com

Makeup Application
Lindsey Trop Weddings
203-550-3769

Makeup Boutique
Sephora
sephora.com

Massage
Massage Mavens
massagemavens.com

Men’s Hairstyling
Salon Shahin
salonshahin.com

Spray Tan
Palm Beach Tan
palmbeachtan.com

Women’s Styling/Salon
Reveal Hair Salon
revealhairsalon.com

 

Photography by Ronald Glassman

NOBLE SALON
WINNER OF BEST BLOW OUT/UPDO + COLOR

We’ve all had enough of trying to do our own hair. Time to turn to the pros. The stylists at Noble, in a beautiful salon, can show you just how amazing your hair can be. It’s about well-earned trust.


FITNESS + GEAR

Activewear/Running Shoes
The Athlete’s Source
theathletessource.com

Barre + Dance Fitness + Gym + Indoor Cycling
Chelsea Piers Connecticut
chelseapiersct.com

Bicycle Shop
Pacific Cycling & Triathlon
pacificsbr.com

Crossfit
Crossfit Stamford
crossfitstamford.com

Fitness Studio + Private Fitness Training + Virtual/Live Stream Fitness
Upper Deck Fitness
upperdeckfitness.com

Golf Equipment
Sterling Farms Golf Course
sterlingfarmsgc.com

Pilates
Sportsplex
sportsplex-ct.com

Yoga
Harmony Yoga Studio
harmonyogastudio.com

Photography by Garvin Burke

PACIFIC CYCLING & TRIATHLON
WINNER OF BEST BICYCLE SHOP

Whether on the road or the trail, cyclists enjoy the thrill of the ride as well as lots of fresh air. This shop can outfit the most experienced rider or those just starting out with the bike and equipment needed for a safe, enjoyable ride.


FAMILY LIFE

Art Classes
Loft Artists Association
loftartists.org

Children’s/Baby Décor
Buy Buy Baby
buybuybaby.com

Children’s Fitness Training
Master Na’s Traditional Martial Arts
stamfordtma.com

Children’s Parties
Rosebud Slumber Parties
rosebudslumberparties.com

College Prep Courses
Tutor Me SOS
tutormesos.com

Family-Friendly Restaurant
Lucky’s Classic Burger & Malk Shop
luckysclassic.com

Nanny/Babysitting Services
Wee Care Nanny Agency
weecarenanny.com

Toy Store
Awesome Toys and Gifts
awesometoys.com

ERRANDS & MORE

Art Gallery
Loft Artists Association
loftartists.org

Auto Repair Shop
Pray Body Shop
praybodyshop.com

Car Wash
Splash Car Wash
splashcarwashes.com

CBD Store
The CBD Curators
thecbdcurators.com

Dry Cleaners
Wolfe’s Dry Cleaners
wolfescleaners.com

Florist
Springdale Florist & Greenhouse
springdaleflorists.com

Local Hotel
The Lloyd
thelloydstamford.com

Online Banking
Chase
chase.com

Pet Groomer + Veterinarian
Spot On Veterinary Hospital & Hotel
spotonvet.com

Pet Supplies/Pet Clothing
Choice Pet
choicepet.com

Portrait Photographer
JoopaShoots Photography
joopashoots.com

Storage Facility
Westy Self Storage
westy.com

Tailor
Mario the Tailor
203-324-5177

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