I had previously purchased a groupon($40 for $80 worth of food) for Cielo. I had driven by the restaurant many times without much expectation. The exterior of the restaurant is not memorable. The interior is also a little dated and dark but still appeared clean. A few candles would've created a warmer ambiance.
The food was average Italian food that I could find at most restaurants of a similar genre. The flavor was good, and the pasta was appropriately cooked. The complimentary bruschetta on crostini at the start of the meal was a nice added touch.
This restaurant gets it rating mainly from its stellar service. The waiter was warm and inviting. He was not put off by the fact we had a groupon. Our water glasses were continuously full and our plates were promptly cleared. There was no delay.
My only caution is if you decide to use a groupon, review your bill. My closing bill was going to be approximately $6.00. However, when it was presented, the balance was $24.00. They had already included a gratuity. It seemed a bit presumptuous to assume that I was going to tip based on the rate they decided. None the less, I didn't mind paying the presented amount because the service was so overwhelmingly good.
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