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Ciro's Italian Restaurant

8927 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-8433 (University City North)
(704) 510-0012
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Ranked #224 of 1,985 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Neighborhood: University City North
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Friends had told us that Ciro, in a shopping center near UNC Charlotte, was better than average for Italian fare, but we found the food to be uninspired. To start, the small loaves of bread were plain and doughy. My Caesar salad was made with iceberg lettuce and what tasted like grocery-store dressing, my wife's veal and spinach entrée had... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We came here to eat on New Year's Eve before attending Widespread Panic's show as it was near our hotel. At first glance the prices were a little high but that is really not the case at all once you see what you get for your money! The calzone I ordered was enough for 2 meals and so was the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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179 reviews 179 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Pretty large restaurant locally owned with NY background. Menu is quite extensive. Pappardelle al salmone is good. Zuppa di pesce is excellent if you like seafood. Service is good.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The food was delicious. But their bread needed some spice along with their vinegar and oil. It was easy for a party of six to talk in spite of an accordion player.

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209 reviews 209 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A couple of friends and I had a girls night out and decided to give Ciro's a try based on recommendations. It was near our hotel, and the area it is in is beautiful (with the waterway, shops, etc). Unfortunately it doesn't sit on the water, but it was still charming nonetheless. The bread seemed a little stale, but was... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ciro's is an Italian restaurant but different in that it is actually operated by Italians! The food is good, authentic and, remarkably, is not over-salted as chain restaurants usually do. The service was excellent and it was interesting to watch the owner train the new servers. A very good place with reasonable prices and a good wine list. Certainly worth... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Ciro's is a very quaint and charming restaurant in a strip mall area in the University section. The atmosphere is wonderful. Very clean and staff that truly care about your experience. Pallo is a wonderful person who plays music for you at your table and I believe he makes the excellent bread that is served. I am partial to the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

all frozen fish dumped in butter heavy cream , horrid. 15.99 for spag. with marinara? cost them a dollar to make.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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109 reviews 109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I had the special fish dish with angel hair pasta and tomato sauce. The fish came out coated with something unrecognizable and almost looked fried. The pasta was good with spicy pomodora sauce. There was way too much food to finish. My co-worker got pasta and halfway through finishing it found a hair in it - Yuk. The service is... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ciro's is one of my favorite Charlotte restaurants. It is family-owned with pride in the quality and presentation of the food obvious. Delightfully decorated interior and well laid-out seating makes individual or family dining a very pleasant experience. Excellent beverage options are available along with the extensive menu. The staff is very friendly. Be prepared for a moderate wait for... More 

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Additional Information about Ciro's Italian Restaurant

Address: 8927 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-8433
Phone Number: (704) 510-0012
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > University City North
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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