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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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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was as good as any we have had at any Italian Restaurant. We thought they were new but they have been there 20 years, how could we have missed them. will now be on our Favourites List.

Thank Allan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this restaurant on our way back to hotel while spending a night in Dundee and what a great find. We read the reviews and we're lucky enough to get a table. Small basic restaurant but the food was amazing and the staff were lovely. If you think of paying a visit I would advise booking.

Thank Lorna W
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like it here. A traditional, small restaurant with lovely, honest food. Nothing fancy, but most enjoyable.

Thank Harry K
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here a few times now and the food is always excellent. Lovely wee restuarant with great service from the staff. Eaten a few items off the menu, but I really liked the calzone pizza. The pasta is always freshly made and to die for.

Thank Dundeetravellers_8
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have visited this restaurant many times over the years and it remains our favourite Italian in Dundee. We popped in after an afternoon shopping yesterday and were lucky to be given a table as it was otherwise fully booked. The restaurant itself is small and cosy and the waiting staff are friendly and efficient. Last night... More 

Thank Jill M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great meal here... Simple, delicious food; very good and reasonable house wine; great ambience; terrific service from the family team. Definitely book and go!! We'll definitely return :-) .

Thank Angela93
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant after a busy day Christmas shopping. We were greeted with a very warm welcome. Staff were lovely and very attentive throughout the evening. The lasagna was to die for, as was the onion pizza!! Very child friendly too. A thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Thank KellyJohmston
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot fault the food - it was lovely. However, a couple came in around 8pm and were told that they were about to close (closing time is advertised as 10pm). If that were me I'd go elsewhere but they were obviously regulars as the waitress greeted by them by name; so they ordered a meal and that was fine but... More 

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

Dear Customer, Thank you for visiting us past thursday and very happy to hear ,that the food was lovely.Hovewer Is a big pity,that you misunderstand and misinterpretate my conversation with our regular customers! Everybody was absolutelly fine and more people come after you ve left.I found your jugment very unfair,as you were showing your contentment and having lovely conversation with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We were in Dundee after cycling 70 or so miles and another 60 or so to do the next day. Pasta and wine was called for and we just happened upon this place. We had a great meal and I'll certainly return when in town...

Thank Adam G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I visited here for a family meal whilst visiting from the South. I had walked pass this restaurant in the daytime and had not been impressed by the outside. However, I was assured this restaurant had a great reputation and was well worth the visit. I ordered bruschetta to start and found it quite tasteless. I ordered a pasta dish... More 

Thank DaisySteiner

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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
$19 - $51
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups, 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?