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Ciro's Ristorante & Pizzeria

81963 Us Highway 111, Indio, CA 92201
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Ranked #22 of 119 Restaurants in Indio
Price range: $6 - $15
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Where all the locals eat! Voted Coachella Valley's Favorite Italian Restaurant and Favorite Pizza. ~Groups Welcome ~Family Dining ~Take Out Service ~Catering ~Meeting Room Available for Private Parties ~Seats 55-60 ~Ciro's Pizza Dough Is Prepared Fresh Daily from Scratch & Hand Tossed ~Pasta ~Sandwiches ~Subs ~Low Carb Wraps ~Salads & Appetizer ~Lunch Specials from $7.00 - Monday to Saturday from 11am-3pm ~Childrens' Plates ~Wine by the Glass or Bottle ~Beer Available by the Bottle, Draft or Pitcher ~~~Ciro's Ristorante and Pizzeria was opened in 1966 by Anna and Jerry Mazzella. The Mazzellas moved to the desert after many years as owners and operators of successful Italian Restaurants in New Jersey.Over the years other family members joined in the growth of the business. The menu was developed by request of the customers, so everything that is available is tried and accepted over the many years. Anna and Jerry's success is due to their having paid exceptional attention to the choosing of the freshest ingredients and the daily preparation of food in the best manner possible with consistency. ~~~Ciro's loyal customers attest to the success of the Mazzella's efforts over the past years. Ciro's is dedicated to serving the freshest, highest quality Italian food and we dedicate these efforts to our new customers as well as to the hundreds of loyal friends that have developed over the years. Ron and Norma Hare continue the tradition today.
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English first
Palm Springs, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The new owner has made a lot of improvement to the decor. Food is very good I have eaten here for over twenty years

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We ate here because of the front desk guy at our hotel recommended it. Overall it was way too expensive for what we got but it was decent. The food isn't bad it's just overpriced.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

One of the best pizza's I have ever eaten and I have eaten plenty of pizza's in my liftetime, including the very best (Pepe's of New Haven). OK, the bread they brought out was awful, but it didnt matter- we came for the pizza and it was tremendous. Fodor-recommended.

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Indio, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

When we crave pizza in Indio, we always go to Ciro's. Its' hard to choose between the 1/2 ravioli/1/2 spaghetti with a beautiful sauce and fresh past………or the pizza, freshly made and thrown while you watch. Toppings are always fresh and real, great crust; not greasy. Family friendly and freshly remodeled, it's a great way to spend an evening. No... More 

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Halifax, NS
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114 reviews 114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We have been here twice. The first time we tried the pizza and it was fabulous. Tonight we tried the lasagna and our friend had the red clam sauce pasta. We all enjoyed our food, and service both times was very attentive, but next time we will go for the pizza again.

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Penhook, Virginia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We are snow birds who have enjoyed the staff and food at Ciros for 30 years. While restaurants come and go Ciros remains true to its basics. Still delivering complimentary garlic bread when you are seated. The pizza dough and sauce fresh daily. Pizza topping choices are plentiful and they thought far enough ahead to offer either fresh or canned... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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90 reviews 90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

My husband wanted to go here because the reviews were good. We were expecting a nice little Italian restaurant to enjoy some good food. We found a pizzeria, not really a ristorante. Although the atmosphere wasn't up to snuff for us, we've traveled enough to know that some of these places have great Italian food. Not so. Our salad was... More 

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Lakeway, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Some of the best pizza you will eat!! Low key place, friendly staff and great food. We are new to the area and just happened upon this spot, and have made it our "go to" place for pizza. Try it!

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Thermal, California, USA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Ciro's has been a favorite of the locals for more than 40 years. Even though they are under new management they still offer the same friendly service and great food at reasonable prices.

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La Quinta, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Have been to Ciro's many times and have loved it. Homey, local place. Good pizza, good basic Italian food. Clean, nice service. The place has a new owner, and the last time we went the food was not quite as good. Eggplant parm was not piping hot or as fresh as was with the previous owner. Salad not as flavorful.... More 

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Additional Information about Ciro's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Address: 81963 Us Highway 111, Indio, CA 92201
Phone Number: 760-347-6503
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Indio
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
Cuisine: Pizza & Pasta

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