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Ciao Italia

White Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines
+63 908 337 9828
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Ranked #10 of 44 restaurants in Puerto Galera
Cuisines: Italian
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84% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Davao City, Philippines
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This restaurant is located at the side of White Beach. you will pass by this place if you want to go to Talipanan beach.. They serve the typical Italian dishes such as pizza, coffee, and pasta. The place is also customized so you can really feel the Italian ambiance.

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Boracay, Philippines
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This place has probably the best location on White Beach because it's perched on top of a cliff and has a full view of White Beach. It's a little pricey so it's not usually crowded and has a cozy feeling. Food is alright but could use some improvement. Our caprese salad was supposed to come with mozzarella but came with... More

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Richmond, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

you would think since the owner is italian that you would get some good pizza.. i have never actually had bad pizza before but i guess that streak was due to be broken. who ever heard of pizza where peperoni is not an option? they just dont have it. i actually threw up shortly after leaving the place.

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Kiev, Ukraine
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Very nice view from the restaurant! Puerto Galera is not a luxury spot and it is very hard to find a decent place to eat. Ciao Italia is the best one. Girls working there are very nice and attentive. Pizza is good. Tiramisu and Banana Tropicana were delicious. The coffee machine was not working (broken and can be fixed only... More

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Puerto Galera, Philippines
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Great food but not surprising as associated with Bella Napoli located in Puerto Galera poblacion (town proper)

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Puerto Galera
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I took a date here and we got caught in a downpour, then the power went out. Bad date? Nope, we watched the lightning storm over White beach as we dined by candle light on Ciao Italia's tasty pizza. Good times!

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Cauayan City, Philippines
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I expected very yummy food in this restaurant. but for me, it's in between of average and very good. average - maybe because I am not used into italian, just like the putanesca a very sour pasta but the carbonara is good my girlfriend's favorite any kind of carbonara. haha but I found it delicious. and we also ordered pizza... More

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Namur, Belgium
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127 reviews 127 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

White Beach and vicinity is not known for its fine food. So when you enter a restaurant there, you are bracing yourself for the worst. It is therefore welcome that TripAdvisor points you to the exceptions. Ciao Italia is one of them. Many shotcomings of the Filipino pizzeria are avoided here: no ketchup on the pizza, no frozen pizza bottom... More

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Binan City, Philippines
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I could kick myself for walking past this gem so many times before we finally tried it. The view of White Beach alone is worth the trip, but the food was amazing! I has a delicious vegetarian pasta dish and everyone else had pizza. Conversation stopped in our group of eight when the food arrived - it was that good.... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We ordered three dishes (appetizer, pasta and pizza) with a can of beer and two bottled water; we paid P1500. The appetizer was garlic prawns. We were surprised to see only four pieces of prawns on the plate. The taste was not excellent and the bread that came with it was old. It was a bad start to dinner but... More

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