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Ciao Bistro

302 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-0806
904-206-4311
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

My family truly enjoys dining at Ciao Bistro. It is an experience, not just an incredible meal. Lucca, the owner, and his staff, go out of their way to make you feel welcomed and appreciated. I love the attention to detail and personal touch. The atmosphere is causal and light hearted. When you plan to visit Ciao, be sure to... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Top notch meal and friendly staff. This is one of our "go-to" places on Amelia Island. Consistently good food and we enjoy the courtyard dining out front. The weather usually cooperates and the people watching on Centre Street is entertaining. Can truly say I've never has a disappointing meal or a less than pleasant experience here! Cibo Molto Bene'

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United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

You will not be disappointed with the food at Ciao. They started out in a small, out of the way place and the quality of their food had them upgrading to their current location quickly. Not only is the food of high quality, you won't leave hungry, they are generous with their portions. Some nights there is a wait (and... More

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Amelia Island, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

authentic cuisine. Stick to the salads, pasta and thin crust pizza. Service is just ok but pretty space so "what's the rush"

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London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews 137 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Really buzzy Italian with indoor/outdoor seating, very busy but efficient restaurrant serving good Italian food and wine. Really enjoyed our meal here.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

The menu offered a great selection, the dishes were well-prepared, and the atmosphere was great. The house wine was excellent.

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Murrells Inlet, SC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

The food was just okay. Very nice waitress from Puerto Rico. We usually split salads and entrees as the portions are too large and when traveling you cannot take a doggie bag. We request that the portions be divided in the kitchen. Very few restaurants refuse--this one did. However, when the entree was brought to the table it was divided... More

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89 reviews 89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Loved this place, very friendly staff, great specials. We shared a Caesar salad, my husband had a veal special, I had the Zuppa de Peche, all terrific! The owner was charming as well. Reminded me of the days we lived in Greenwich Village!

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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Really nice option for Italian...I loved that they work hard to include seafood in a lot of their dishes. The also served a gluten free option for their pasta which allowed me to choose from anything on their menu. I had a seafood medly over pasta and it was terrific. Very cute place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

It is tradition to meet friends at Ciao's. Can't rave enough about the quality of service! The food is the best Italian outside of New York!

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