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Ciao!

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5223 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
+1 843-449-5700
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 499
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    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 6
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always phenomenal

We took one of my wife's friends to lunch at our favorite Italian restaurant along the strand- make that our favorite regardless of cuisine. CIAO did not disappoint. By the time lunch was over Caio had another convert. She even ordered a dish to go for later. Fantastic restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Foggy666
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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150 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took one of my wife's friends to lunch at our favorite Italian restaurant along the strand- make that our favorite regardless of cuisine. CIAO did not disappoint. By the time lunch was over Caio had another convert. She even ordered a dish to go for later. Fantastic restaurant.

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Thank Foggy666
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice meal and appetizer selection - friendly and welcoming staff that's knowledgeable about the menu and wine list - you may want to make a reservation because it's busy on the weekends

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Thank Nance M
Voorheesville, New York, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I certainly expected more. The atmosphere was so so. Our booth slid backwards when we sat down and had to be adjusted. Marble arches were wooden or plastic, tacky. Bar area and two TVs, visible through the glass panels were distracting and annoying. Asked my wife if she was sure we had the right restaurant. Unfortunately, our third meal came... More 

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Thank Don D
Richlands,Nc
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again, Wow! Seems that everytime we go, it's better. They have enlarged the dining area and added a bar since our last visit. The food is still outstanding and the service is great. The lobster ravioli is fantastic. We have made Ciao our first stop everytime we come to Myrtle Beach and we'll continue to do so!

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Thank JamesJ631
Raleigh, North Carolina
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123 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all had this great waitress...made a great espresso....first my beer arrived in a cooled glass perfect... Bartender is playing great vocal jazz.... Started off with my salad... Great dressing crisp greens... Veal parm was perfect.... A great portion... G Had to take some home.... Finished off with a fab tartufo.... All in all my. New fav in Myrtle... More 

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1 Thank STANTONSEE
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are visiting and a friend of ours recommended Ciao's for dinner. It did not disappoint. I had the chicken lemone and my wife had the veal lemone. They were two great selections. Our server Tracy, a transplanted Mass. native, was superb. Understand the Happy Hour is a very good take as well.

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Thank Doug F
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not sure what to expect when we walked into the newly renovated Ciao. Everything looked different and our hostess asked us where we wanted to be seated as the restaurant was not full. We took a booth by the window near the bar and found it to be comfortable and fairly quiet. My wife, friend and I had... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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143 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel to MB often for work. Some of the locals recommended Ciao. It was somewhat difficult to find. It is small with not a lot of parking. I drive by twice before I found it. Glad I did. I ordered the carbonara. Deep bowl with plenty of taste. The bread that accompanied the meal was fresh and perfectly baked.... More 

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Thank Ben4UND
North Myrtle Beach
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice restaurant. My husband and I have been here quite a few times in the past several years. But a recent visit was less than positive. We arrived early without a reservation and were seated by the kitchen (always a bad sign!). But it wasn't busy at all. We felt rushed through our meal and, frankly,... More 

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Thank richygirl
Wayne, New Jersey
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we come to Myrtle Beach we come here. The renovation is beautiful. Much more space and quieter. The food is always great. Tracy our waitress was so friendly and helpful. The chicken lemone was wonderful. Be sure to make a reservation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5223 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-449-5700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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