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Ciao Bistro

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302 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-0806
+1 904-206-4311
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Fort Myers, Florida
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice restaurant with excellent food and a very friendly staff. They have a wide selection of Italian dishes, and all of them that I have tried have been well prepared. Only open evenings, reservations are suggested as they can fill up fast. Only a bit more expensive than some other area restaurants.... and well worth it. Try and enjoy!!

Thank Richard r
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This independent restaurant serves up wonderful Italian dishes with homemade bread and a good wine list in a lovely setting. Casually elegant.

Thank subowron
Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to late dinner after a day on the beach. We had great service and the food was excellent! We both had pizzas. I also had lemon cello cake. Highly recommended.

Thank Kenbak
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in on a Thursday night and was seated quickly. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly, enjoyed talking with him. My wife and I really enjoyed our meals. Prices were a little higher than average but the food was also. We will be back.

Thank Bud S
Hollywood, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place, great food, great service. Worth the price. We were there on a weekday evening for dinner and the place filled up fast.

Thank Ronald S
Macon, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best meal of our trip. Other restaurants were closing and we happened to literally stumble in after being tired of walking in the heat. Great find, will be back!!! We had the mussels (highly recommend) for appetizer. For meals, we had the seafood lasagna special and the shrimp and scallop rigatoni with pink sauce. Reasonably priced for such quality food... More 

Thank Saltyjig
Phoenix, AZ, USA
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was torn between 2 and 3 stars but decided to give the benefit of the doubt. Full disclosure, we were on Amelia Island for a small family reunion and we chose Ciao Bistro for the reunion dinner so we were a group of 14. Perhaps that was too much for them to handle on a Saturday night? We were... More 

Thank brainofkjf
Brunswick, Georgia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently ate here for dinner and was pleasantly surprised with how good the food was. Everything was fresh and the complimentary bread with pesto was excellent. They only serve wine and beer, so that was a slight let down. Overall I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Ginger J
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff was a little overwhelmed with our large group(14) even though we made reservations a week ahead of time. Tables had to be rearranged upon or arrival. Air conditioning was not up to par - we had to request that they make it cooler but that didn't help much - still extremely hot. Food was fair - nothing special.

Thank dabav
Leesburg, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

just awesome from the service to the food. Seafood lasagna superb, rich, large portion, shrimp scampi ditto. most appreciative host/owner Luca.

Thank CSW2014ud

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
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 Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-0806
  • 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?