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Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria

823 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904
239-471-0033
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Ranked #5 of 320 restaurants in Cape Coral
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Pasta
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: Housed in a replica of a 1920's NYC store front, Ciao features authentic Neapolitan pizza made with imported "00" Caputo flour, San Marzano tomato and fresh made mozzarella daily prepared in an authentic 800 degree wood burning oven. We also specialize in freshly prepared Italian dinner dishes as well as homemade desserts, cappuccino, micro brews. Outdoor dining al fresco on the streetfront patio is unique.
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Wichita, Kansas
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We chose Ciao because of other reviews. When we arrived, we had about a 15 minute wait for our party of four. They ended up moving another couple to a smaller table so we could sit down. The only reason I am giving a four instead of five is it did take a little while for our server to wait... More

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punta gorda
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We showed up during a light drizzle (without reservations) and arrived to find a 30 minute wait time. The food inside looked and smelled so heavenly that we decided on waiting! Once seated, we were attended to as if we were the only customers, our drinks were filled instantly, and we looked over menu choices. We all started out with... More

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Scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

You have to go there! Jill the owner is amazing - what a star - feel the LOVE!!!! Food was spot on, fabby pizza and amazing lobster ravioli.

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Cape Coral
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This restraunt will no doubt provide you and your family with the upmost amazing service and food. Because of it's loving, passionate, and dedicated owner, Jill, you feel as though you're dining with your closest family and friends. From the delicious pasta and pizza to the homemade pies you are sure to come across something that leaves your tastebuds begging... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We first ate at Ciao last year when our friends Steve and Todd from Stephen Todd Designs took us there and I have to say we have been back again and again never to be disappointed. It was without a doubt the best Italian meal my husband, friends and I have ever had. The owner Jill always comes out and... More

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Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this review

Louise, Thank YOU so much for sharing the LOVE of Ciao. I Love what do because of customers like you, for this we are blessed. My Mother said, "If you cook with LOVE, they will feel the LOVE", and I think you have felt the love. My job is truly a passion, of sharing generations of family recipes, all handed... More

Halifax, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

In Cape Coral for the afternoon and came across Ciao and really glad we did! Don't let the outside sway you, once you enter, you smell the aroma of the pizza oven....heavenly! The place is small with a rustic home diner feel. Everyone inside were enjoying their meals and it all looked so good. We started with calamari , lightly... More

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Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this review

Lynn, Thanks so much for the review of our restaurant ...we so greatly appreciate you joining our family to share the love of what we strive for...a perfect dining experience. See you soon. Ciao Jill & the family More

New Castle, Indiana
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We were only in Cape Coral for a couple days and had many choices for our anniversary dinner. I am so glad we chose Ciao's. The restaurant was charming, our server was excellent, and the food was amazing. We were in Italy on our anniversary two years ago and not many Italian restaurants are comparable to the real thing but... More

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Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this review

Michelle & family, Thank you so much for enjoying your special celebration with us......we truly appreciate you sharing the LOVE with us...for that is what it is truly about. My Mother said....if you share what we are passionate about.....mission accomplished,. Thank you for joining our Ciao family. ALWAY, Jill & the family More

durham
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Good food freshly prepared,really good service reasonable price.would recommend the pizza's The owner took the time to speak to us and asked about the food and service.

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Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review of our restaurant, we are so glad that you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to serving you in the near future. Ciao Jill & the family More

Chicago, Il
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were on vacation in Cape Coral for 8 days and decided to try Ciao one of our last nights there. Let me start by saying, I wish we would've gone there the first nigh so we would've had time to go back and try different dishes! Yes, it was that good! We had the house salad and wood fired... More

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Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this review

Vacations...hate to see them end. We would personally like to thank you for sharing the LOVE with us, while enjoying your stay in Cape Coral. We are so blessed to serve 100% made from scratch Italian food, from generations of my families recipes. What we are most thankful for is that you FELT the LOVE. Again from our family to... More

UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We visited Ciao last night and found the owners and staff to be very polite and friendly. We ordered pizza and pasta shells, both of which were really good. The owner was very attentive and the atmosphere of the restaurant was nice and authentic Italian which makes a change from the usual chain restaurants. If we were here longer we... More

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Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our family Italian Trattoria. We work hard each and everyday to create a true family dining destination. Again from our family to your family Thank you for sharing the LOVE with us, we look forward to your next dining experience. Ciao Jill owner/chef More

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