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Zio's Italian Kitchen

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12 E California Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-2410
405-278-8888
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 35
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 24
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  • 5
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A festive night on the town

Great food great service. The menu reflects traditional Italian dishes, but once tasted each dish has it's own unique flare. Even the spinach artichoke dip was exceptional. Chicken Marsala was very tasty but a bit too sweet. Spicy Alfredo was a unique and tasty spin on the usual. Server was helpful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Hannah D
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
via mobile
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Coal Hill, Arkansas
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The waiter was new but he tried hard and did a good job. The bread and appetizers were good. Fried sampler was delicious but the Marinara sauce wasn't very good. The seafood Alfredo wasn't as impressive. The sauce wasn't flavorful and I wouldn't order it again. It was a decent experience overall but the sauces were not as good as... More 

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Thank Samantha H
Oklahoma
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The birthday girl choose to go to Zio's in Brick-town for her birthday. What a wonderful decision. I had the Egg Plant Parmesan which was great. the pasta and sauce that came with it was fantastic and filling. different things that were ordered at our table were Chicken Alfredo, Veggie Pizza, Stuffed Meatballs with pasta. Everyone was satisfied with their... More 

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Thank Kathy B
Manchester, England
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Was looking forward to a good Italian after our friends from OKC recommended this place - big disappointment. Service took forever despite place being nearly empty, drinks order of water, lemonade took 20 minutes. Water arrived with insect in it and the beer we ordered arrived 10 minutes later. Took 40 minutes to take food order. When main courses arrived... More 

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Thank JontnTam
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Sat for 10-15 minutes, no waiter even looked in my direction despite very few guests, so left.... Won't try again!

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Thank Geir S
Salt Lake City, Utah
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

GOOD food but could be so much better. I ordered a lemon chicken primavara and I think they forgot the part where they tossed it in a light lemon olive oil.

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Thank scubakatz
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Great food great service. The menu reflects traditional Italian dishes, but once tasted each dish has it's own unique flare. Even the spinach artichoke dip was exceptional. Chicken Marsala was very tasty but a bit too sweet. Spicy Alfredo was a unique and tasty spin on the usual. Server was helpful and kind, environment was calm and comfortable but could... More 

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Thank Hannah D
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Used to go to Zio's frequently but had not been in a while. Always ordered the shrimp marinara with angel hair pasta...LOVED IT! However, met a couple of friends there last night and was extremely disappointed to find it no longer on the menu. Settled for something else but it wasn't that great. Service was slow as well.

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Thank Karen M
Meridian, Texas
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Good sized portions for the price paid. Staff was slightly inefficient, but we managed to get through the meal. One note - I have never had minestrone made with potatoes before. It was, well, interesting. However; it was the biggest bowl of soup I've ever been served.

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Thank TX-Travl R
Miami, Oklahoma
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Zio's is a great place for lunch down in Bricktown. Italian Nachos are a different twist. Lunch Lasagne is fresh, full of flavor, and fantastic. Servers are great and do a nice job of recommending. This place has a great decor, classic Italian feel, and the menu is broad enough everyone can walk away happy. Only negative is Italian music,... More 

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Thank tgray67
Aurora, Ohio
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286 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Stopped in Zio's on a hot day for lunch with someone I had not seen for a while. The relaxing atmosphere was immediately evident. We were sat immediately. We had the Chicken Piccata and the Lasagne. Both were very good. We were there past the normal lunch crowd. We stayed for several hours chatting and no one seemed to mind.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 E California Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104-2410
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Oklahoma City
  • Phone Number: 405-278-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?