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Ciao Sorrento

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19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
+44 1382 221760
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank cla53
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Molly P
Brechin, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a meal here twice this week. We thought it was so good the first time, we just had to back again. The food is brilliant, staff really friendly. Both times we have been it is full of regulars which tells you it must be good

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Thank Charlie03041952
Dundee, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Once again, an excellent meal at Ciao Sorrento. This time, we popped in for lunch on a Saturday (only open for lunch Friday & Saturday) and once again, the team at Ciao Sorrento delivered an excellent meal. The Pasta al Forno was once again an absolute delight. Keep up the Good Work!!! :)

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Thank IR-12345
United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Food was amazing as always cooked fresh and such a friendly little restaurant , our young son loves the food here as well and he could be fussy .

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Thank Paul H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Another beautiful meal in this great wee restaurant. We've been a few times now & have found the food to be exceptional & the service to be very friendly. There aren't many restaurants in Scotland that make us feel like we're back in Sicily but this is definitely one! Would highly recommend if you love Italian food

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Thank Douglas Y
Dundee, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is the best Italian restaurant in Dundee. The menu is varied not just pasta and Pizza, great choices. Friendly helpful staff and very reasonable prices. Highly recommended !!

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Thank Margaret M
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We made our first vist on a rainy Sunday at 6pm but the welcome was a sunny one. The pasta dishes we rdered arrived piping hot and deliciously done to perfection. The service was 5 star and we will certainly be back.

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Thank joan154
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Simply the best Italian in the City, warm intimate stylish atmosphere, friendly helpful attentive staff, food of the highest standard without breaking the bank, excellent wines, easy central location for all amenities.

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Thank Ian C
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

I decided to give this restaurant a shot after one of my clients recommended the food. I ordered the onion soup, which for me was not caramelised enough! Unless Italians cook this soup differently, but it was okay!! Then I had the vegetarian pizza, with no cheese, as I'm vegan! The pizza was flavoursome enough but not a lot of... More 

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Thank Jane205
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear Jane205 Thank you for your opinion on TA, Iam glad you enjoy it vegan pizza and we had nice conversation about vegeterian diet. Yes, your friend did complain about everything she had, I did kindly explain it,that dish she choose was pasta with chicken not breast of chicken with pasta on side,this is diffrent dish! I did ask if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $52
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 221760
Description
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?