We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ciao! Deli & Pizzeria

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
891 W. Baker St., A-18, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-979-8669
Website
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 18: English reviews
Orange, California
Level Contributor
137 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Pizzas are fresh made with good ingredients nice crispy thin crust. Pasta is serviceable. This is where the dog eats when he craves pizza, pasta, beer from the bottle and a local sports game on the TV watched by staff and eaters alike. Shorts and t-shirts are cool here so no doubt return is inevitable.

Helpful?
Thank beagle47
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
144 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Staying at a nearby hotel and walked over for dinner and were very pleased. We shared the Greek Salad which was fresh and delicious. Since they offer a gluten free pizza, my wife ordered that while I had the baked ziti. No complaints as the pizza crust was very good according to my wife. The ziti with sausage was very... More 

Helpful?
Thank BigMac1949
Long Beach
Level Contributor
83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Our offices recently moved so we have all been trying every restaurant around here (Bristol & Newport). I understand that it was lunch time but it took over an hour for my order to be delivered. Mental note, order earlier next time. Also the driver seemed confused on how much the order actually was and I think I paid too... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sara H
Palm Coast
Level Contributor
54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Get there before noon if you want a place to sit, or you'll be taking food out. Place gets very busy at lunch time, and the food is very good. Had the chicken parm and being from the east coast was impressed. Was good. They also offer beer/wine/water/soda, etc.

Helpful?
Thank Anthony D
Anaheim, California
Level Contributor
285 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I was hoping for a really good experience here, especially considering the reviews. My uncle from Vietnam was in town and loves pizza, so we wanted to show him what really good pizza would be like. I actually enjoy deep dish pizza, but I think my uncle would have thought it was too heavy, so my favorite go-to spot was... More 

Helpful?
Thank buffy0182
Santa Ynez, California
Level Contributor
160 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Right behind the Marriott Residence Inn and they serve a great pizza. Small friendly place with great service as well.

Helpful?
Thank tycosa
Clarkston
Level Contributor
137 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Residence Inn in Cosa Messa while attending a wedding. The front desk told us about this place and they were right. We had the Appetizer Sampler a Margarita pizza and a sub. All fantastic. Great decor with old signs and autograph sports pictures.

Helpful?
Thank Bill F
Tukwila, Washington
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great little pizza place in Costa Mesa. The gluten free crust is very good and the toppings range from the expected to the inspired. Decent prices.

Helpful?
1 Thank Zingrrl
Ireland
Level Contributor
28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Excellent pizza and very local. Good prices too. You can order take out or eat in, very cosy atmosphere.

Helpful?
1 Thank AliIreland
Woodside, California
Level Contributor
25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Came back for more than sandwich and had the "Meat Lover's Pizza". Ba-Da-Bing! Forget'about it. Ray and Carmiena know how to make pizza. Sauce is perfect ratio to cheese and meat. Ciao is keeps riasing to the top of our places to eat list..do you think they could be convinced to open for breakfast?

Helpful?
1 Thank KingsRogue

Travelers who viewed Ciao! Deli & Pizzeria also viewed

Costa Mesa, Orange County
Costa Mesa, Orange County
 

Been to Ciao! Deli & Pizzeria? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 891 W. Baker St., A-18, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 714-979-8669
Description
Ciao! Deli & Pizzeria is the quintessential mom-n-pop, with homemade recipies, great service, and a fun atmosphere. Stop by for dine-in or take out. We also offer free delivery within 3 miles and a $20 minimum.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ciao! Deli & Pizzeria staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?