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Ciao Sorrento

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19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
+44 1382 221760
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed eating here a number of times, food is always great, good choice and all freshly made, staff very friendly and a real family feel. Best Italian in the city

Thank Alistair W
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing, and I mean amazing food. Tones of pasts dishes, starters, pizzas etc all cooked to an amazing quality. Service is spot on. Haven't eaten better Italian food and I've even been to Rome!

Thank Joely N
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful restaurant, the food is fantastic, the staff are great and it's a wonderful friendly atmosphere.

Thank David L
dundee scotland
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had vouchers that consisted of 2 pasta dishes or pizzas. Had pizza 9", was ok but not a great choice on the menu. Partner had Cannelloni (veg), which he enjoyed, not sure if meat option was available. Would need to book as small restaurant. Bread sticks on table, and unlike other restaurants not charged for them which is a good... More 

1 Thank WEEBOY
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear Weeboy, Thank you for visiting our restaurant last week , for 4 star you given and your honesty! at least you try it ,had experience and you know what you like and dislike.Hovewer if you ever change your mind ,just to let you know Our door and hearts always open to everyone who likes Tommasos good food. I wish... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our car broke down in Dundee and we needed to find a quick and easy place to eat while it was being repaired Popped in and made most welcome by the owner Delightful old school Italian with great food at reasonable prices I guess there used to be lots of returaunts like this but nto so many now so loved... More 

1 Thank roy m
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Landed in Dundee for the Uni open day after a five and a half hour train journey (phew!) Had a quick look online for local places to eat. This one stood out to me as it was family owned and looked like authentic and hearty Italian food. Looked through the window - looked busy. Went in on spec and were... More 

1 Thank YummyBrumMum
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I recently visited the Ciao Sorrento treating my two nieces to an evening meal before they leave to attend university. This was also their first visit to Ciao Sorrento. I was a bit nervous at first as one of my nieces is extremely fussy, as she only eats two or three specific foods, ever. Pizza was the order of the... More 

Thank barbarasmall
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this restaurant on a recommendation and weren't disappointed. At first glance of the menu it seemed a wee bit pricey. We chose a garlic bread to share to start with and ordered a carafe of White House wine. We followed this up with a pizza and pasta which we asked for half and half which was... More 

Thank Toon189262
Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Visited this restaurant with a voucher. Had been there before and was not too impressed but thought we would give it another visit to find out if first visit was just a blip. Was much busier because of vouchers and most diners seemed to have them. Service was good but again not impressed with food. Pasta had a lack of... More 

1 Thank cla53
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

fabulous food and good service. thoroughly enjoyed the bistecca de pepe and the Canneloni. wonderful family owned and operated for 20 years. great traditional cuisine.

Thank Molly P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $49
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 221760
If you want to enjoy fresh quality food in a typical Italian family-style atmosphere, Ciao Sorrento is the place for you. Ciao Sorrento prides itself on using ingredients bought daily and prepared to an extremely high, consistent standard.

Consistency is the key word. The food is always the same, excellent. It never varies or drops below this proudly maintained level. It doesn't matter whether you opt for pasta, fish, chicken or steak the dish never fails to hit the high spot. You always know you're going to be served with top quality food cooked to the highest level.

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