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Ciao Bistro

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302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
+1 904-206-4311
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Apex, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided on italian food and ciao was recommended to us. The service was excellent. The food is mid range but had to pay a $3.00 sharing charge. Our meal was average. The wine was good.

Thank doroe24
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here for our anniversary and waited 45 minutes for our appetizers. Our order must have been forgotten, because once we finally got our main course, it was scorching hot and tasteless. Even I use more garlic when I cook! Trying to leave was impossible. By this point, other tables were staring at us wondering why we had been... More 

Thank Pamela A
Greenville, South Carolina
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure to dine here on our last trip to the island The food was great and the service was wonderful. This is one of my favorite Italian restaurants.

Thank John W
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is centrally located but also very loud. The food is basic Italian nothing spectacular. It was crowded on the front patio and extremely loud during dinner with lots of people packed in a small space. Good people watching and service was good but not the best food, not bad just not great.

Thank Kit C
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I left my credit card after a nice meal at Ciao, I called asking if it had been found. Assurances that they would check and call back we're not kept, and much later, after my third call, the card was found at the desk. They promised it would be promptly mailed to my home in another state. When it... More 

Thank TocMD
Wilbraham, MA
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ciao's and their other restaurant, Luca's on Center Street , are a must visit any time you visit Amelia Island!......the VERY BEST of food and ambiance! Owners, Kim & Luca personify hospitality and warmth❤️❤️

Thank Dais12
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great but service okay. What looked like maybe the owner was nice and greeted you right away. Once seated the waiter took our drink order right away and was very knowledgeable of the menu which I love. Then we couldn't get him to come back to check on us, we were not served the bread (until we... More 

Thank Melissa F
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to try this place. We walked in and sat with people we had met while watching the sunset. The bar seats 6 people. The bartender knew his wines and served us dinner. Veal parm was not on the menu but he ordered it for me and it was awesome. Friendly stop with great food.

Thank piperwings
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner on a Sunday night and it was moderately crowded. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating and is very quaint. My husband ordered lasagne which is a large portion that he said was excellent. I ordered the chicken cannelloni which I thought was just ok. I asked the waiter if he recommended it and... More 

Thank Janetessen
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food!!!! I would recommend this place for a great Italian meal. Great service, great prices, great atmosphere.

Thank stephanieweatherford

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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 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-206-4311

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