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Shi Gu Lu 193-2, Nanjing, China
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say, Italian owner from Italy all with Authentic food from Italy, you want real Italian you go here, prices down to earth, and when eating you feel like in Italy with the taste of the food

Thank peterdD3670GM
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

If you need a food re-set for the system while visiting Nanjing ... can't find a better Italian restaurant in town.

Thank Bill T
Asuncion, Paraguay
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15 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The food was not really good, because I had ordered a Boccaccio and it was a little burned but the service was excellent.

Thank Lujan R
Salzburg, Austria
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This used to be the best Italian restaurant but the Italian chef sold the place - new owners are Chinese. Menu is still the same but the quality has really deteriorated. Former Italian chef now is at Bellini restaurant which I can highly recommend

Thank Basquiat76
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Great service and a good taste of Italian food! Ingredients are being imported from the country of pasta and pizza. Always had a great time in this restaurant!

Thank Gerco25
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

A great find with my kids after a morning of "window shopping" around the trendy shopping centers. My kids were particularly delighted to have some non-Chinese food. I was delighted to have some great Italian! Loved all the pastas we tried- and the pizza Quick service, too. Beer was not cheap, but delicious with the pizza!! Giuseppe, the owner, was... More 

Thank XnthShy
Xining, China
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Won't change your life or anything, but if you've gone a long time without pizza, this certainly is a better choice than pizza hut. I can't comment on genuine Italian authenticity, but it's different in style and tasty. Peppe is a fun and friendly owner and if he's there he will always come by and check on you and chat.

Thank Brad J
Nanjing, China
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times. The pizza an be very good on some days. I also like the gnocchi with Gorgonzola. The risotto is not very good. The meal begins with some complimentary bread and ends with a complimentary limoncello, if you ask for it. The price is ok, a little expensive, but the pizza is big enough for... More 

Thank megcram
Nanjing, China
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We went to Ciao Itallia for dinner and we were all so happy. They prepared a perfect Gorgonzola pasta for my son that he loved! The four-cheese pizza pleased everyone and the lasagna was scrumptious! This is one of our favorite Nanjing restaurants and definitely our favorite Italian!

Thank Melissa C
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

How a restaurant with an Italian chef serve sub-par quality Italian food is beyond me. I went out with friends to celebrate another friend's birthday. We were a group of about 20 people arriving between 8pm to 8:30pm. However, the server/s got so flustered and stressed out having to deal with such a large table. The server/s took the orders... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shi Gu Lu 193-2, Nanjing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
  • Phone Number: 025-86608807

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