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Ciao Sorrento

Union Street, Dundee, Scotland
+44 1382 221760
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Ranked #19 of 287 Restaurants in Dundee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $62
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: If you want to enjoy fresh quality food in a typical Italian family-style atmosphere, Ciao Sorrento is the place for you. Ciao Sorrento prides itself on using ingredients bought daily and prepared to an extremely high, consistent standard. Consistency is the key word. The food is always the same, excellent. It never varies or drops below this proudly maintained level. It doesn't matter whether you opt for pasta, fish, chicken or steak the dish never fails to hit the high spot. You always know you're going to be served with top quality food cooked to the highest level.
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English first
Carnoustie, Scotland
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Had heard great things about this restaurant and we weren't disappointed. I had mussels in tomato sauce for starter and they were lovely large juicy mussels. The pasta course was delicious also. Friendly authentic staff made the night.

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Aberdeenshire
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Popped in on a Friday night with no booking but we got a table no problem. Staff were very friendly. Food was tasty and plentiful. Atmosphere wasn't what I expected, I thought it would have been more like a restaurant, but, it was more like a night time cafe. Good value for money.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We went for an impromptu dinner, so had no reservations, but they had no problems seating us. The food was wonderful with large portions, and the service was very good. I'm sure we will eat here again.

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Arbroath, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We attended he for the first time on a Tuesday night. No mussels on a Tuesday I was told? Starter certainly wasn't what it should have been and my pasta was well baked to the dish!!!! Off putting for us

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Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for sharing about your experience,we are sorry had no mussels on tuesday,simply becouse if supplier dont have them we dont have them to! Iam glad you like everything else,speccial the pasta All the best Joanna More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Come here often, food is delicious. Cozy, intimate little place. Food is just really tasty and honest. Pasta Al forno is a flavour explosion!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Food very well presented with great service. Prawns and onion soup for starters, carbonara and lasagne mains with sides of garlic bread each. All generous sized portions and full of flavour. Can't wait to go back!

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London, United Kingdom
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244 reviews 244 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

This is a great restaurant using the best ingredients , beautifully cooked. The charcuterie is superb and the Specials delicious. The lobster ravioli is divine! Short but excellent wine list and great service. Go there!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I was introduced to this restaurant by my family more than 10 years ago and will continue to visit as often as I can. I can strongly recommend the Pasta al Forno - 'it's a must!' We love Ciao so much; we had our families meet there for dinner the night before our wedding! Tommaso and Joanna are so very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I visit this restaurant regularly as I spend a lot of time at the nearby mal maison hotel when I'm on business in Dundee and I'm never left dissapointed. On my most recent visit I ordered the calamari starter and asked the chef tomasso to create me a pizza of his choice as I tended to order the quattro staggioni... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My wife and I along with friends went to Ciao Sorrento for the first time on 15/11/2014, I have always wanted to try it out, and I wasn't disappointed. The food was as I was hoping for, simple but tasty. I had a pepperoni pizza as my main and I have to be honest it didn't look great, but it... More 

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Additional Information about Ciao Sorrento

Address: Union Street, Dundee, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1382 221760
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
Average Prices: USD 23 - 62
Cuisine: Italian

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