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Ciao Bistro

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302 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-0806
+1 904-206-4311
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 450
    Excellent
  • 153
    Very good
  • 72
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine Food

Perfecto --Absolutlely as good as you can get - New York cannot beat this - Will try Naples (Italy) again soon

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
AlMan777
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfecto --Absolutlely as good as you can get - New York cannot beat this - Will try Naples (Italy) again soon

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate at Ciao Bistro last night and was not impressed with the food. I'm Italian, so I may be setting the bar high. The service was pretty good, given the fact that the restaurant was busy last night. I had eggplant parm, and my husband had spaghetti and meatballs. We also had a house salad. The salad and dinner... More 

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Thank Retired662013
Trevorton, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommend Glad we stopped in. The food was excellent and the staff was very attentive. If you are in the mood for Italian food this is the place to go.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy Saturday night in the North Florida Hot Spot. Made reservations and sat immediately. Great food, attentive service. Prices not bad given its high season in Florida. Definitely going back when in town.

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Berwick, Maine
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Ciao for the first time and had an excellent dining experience. The place was packed, which is no surprise given how good the food it. My husband had the lasagna and felt it was the best he had ever had. I had the gnocchi and it practically melted in my mouth. Our waiter was fun and helpful,... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at the corner of Centre St. and 3rd in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach. This restaurant is always very busy so be safe and make a reservation. Everything on the menu is delicious. The owner's name in Luca, tell him that I sent you.

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This locally owned gem is a masterpiece when it comes to food and service. Celebrated 16th B'Day for my twin daughters and had made a special request to accommodate us with a center piece table with flowers, champagne flutes and Apple ciders. Knowing it was for a busy Saturday night wasn't sure what to expect. My email request was followed... More 

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Thank shashi7288
Coconut Creek, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ciao's is an amazing Italian restaurant in the heart of the historic district. My husband and I happened to be walking by, heard a lively crowd and decided to pop in and give it a try. I am an Italian american from Brooklyn and I am always very skeptical about eating Italian food outside of my grandmothers kitchen! Well what... More 

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Thank laura a
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I tried this restaurant after seeing its rating on this site and walking by earlier in the day. I would recommend making a reservation just to be safe since it did get busier as we ate. Although he never visited our table, when we arrived the owner was very welcoming. I visit Italy every year and besides... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited too long. Rude waiter. He seemed to like giving special attention to the large tables ordering lots of wine. Cha-Ching! Cold food. Cold coffee. I asked for decaf. I found out later that night while attempting to sleep that he gave me regular coffee. Either he forgot, didn't listen to me, or did it on purpose for some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 302 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-0806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-206-4311

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?