Back again, this time with the best Wine Bars Stamford has to offer. All located downtown, you don’t want to miss this!

Bar Rosso
Address: 30 Spring Street, Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: (203) 388-8640

Bar Rosso runs on the philosophy, “good food that satisfies all of the senses,” which is why it has made its way on the list. Offering an all Italian wine list with the best, well-known Italian wine as well as a selection from smaller, lesser known vineyards, this place will have options to pair with any meal. From the classic wood-fired pizza to the grilled octopus appetizer, their menu has a wide range of options making this place perfect for happy hour or a celebratory dinner. Bar Rosso has happy hour Tuesday-Saturday and a weekly ladies night on Thursday!

Bar Zepoli
Address: 75 Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: (203) 353-3319

With daily happy hour from 5-7PM, weekend brunch, live music, and Wine Wednesday’s it’s no wonder Bar Zepoli made the list of best wine bars in Stamford. Using only the freshest ingredients and offering seasonal menus, Chef Antonio Greco serves classic Italian dishes with an American twist. Centrally located across from the Ferguson Library, this restaurant is perfect anytime of the day. They even offer a wide breakfast menu daily. We recommend visiting Bar Zepoli for happy hour – how can you beat $5 small plates (try the eggplant rollatini!) and $3 house drinks? The answer is, you can’t.

Barcelona Wine Bar
Address: 222 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: (203) 348-4800

Featuring tapas shaped through Mediterranean, Spanish, and South American flavors and almost 400 featured wines, Barcelona is one of the more well know wine bars in Stamford. In the heart of Downtown, this restaurant is full of energy in a comforting, rustic setting. With locations throughout the country, and three in fairfield county, Barcelona is a hit among many. With half off bottles of wine on Sunday’s, weekend brunch, and their delicious patatas bravas it’s no surprise this place is one of Stamford’s favorite restaurants. If you haven’t already, give Barcelona a try.

Cotto Wine Bar
Address: 51 Bank Street, Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: (203) 914-1400

Fresh, high quality organic ingredients, homemade, authentic Italian & Mediterranean cuisine, and over 400+ selections of wine, what is not to love? Located on Bank Street, Cotto offers old-school culinary ethos where people can gather over great food and wine. With a cozy and elegant atmosphere, we recommend any of Cotto’s daily homemade pasta and the grilled salmon – our favorites!

Address: 122 Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06901
Phone: (203) 348-2300

ZAZA is known for being one of the best places in Stamford for Italian tapas. Some of their most famous are the creamy lobster polenta, their truffle roasted brussel sprouts and their amazing potato gnocchi served in a delicate butternut squash cream sauce. Are you hungry yet? Because we are! Happy hour here is Monday-Friday from 4-7PM, be sure to try one of their many glasses of wine or a hand-crafted cocktails. This lively restaurant offers outdoor seating in the warmer months, so if you haven’t tried ZAZA already, we think you should!