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Ciao Italia Ristorante

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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ZUPPE‏
Pasta e Fagioli
Classic Homemade‏ Family Recipe
$6
Aragosta Bisque
Homemade Lobster Bisque with bits of Lobster Meat
$8
Zuppa di Verdure Chowder
Vegetable Chowder Soup
$6
INSALATE & ANTIPASTI
* Ciabatta Garlic Bread *
$4
Bruschetta
Toasted Crostini topped with a blend of Tomatoes, Garlic, & Onions & Basil in Extra Virgin Olive Oil
$6
Insalata dello chef
Crisp Romaine,‏ Organic Pine Nuts, Avocado, and Gorgonzola cheese, finished with Citrus Vinaigrette
$7
Insalata Caesar
House Made‏ Dressing with Baked Croutons and Parmigiano
$7
Insalata Novella
Organic Mesculin Mix, Tomatoes, Shaved Red Onions, with House Made Balsamic Rosemary Vinaigrette
$7
Caprese
Beefsteak tomato, Bufala Mozzarella, Organic Basil in Extra Virgin Olive Oil
$10
Calamari Saltati
NOT FRIED! Sautéed Calamari in a White Wine Lemon Butter Sauce
$10
Involtine di Melenzane
Thin slices of Eggplant stuffed with Ricotta Cheese & topped with Marinara Sauce
$10
Cozze
Prince Edward Island Mussels in a Fra Diavolo sauce
$11
Antipasto Italiano
Imported Charcuterie, Imported Olives, House Made Giardiniera, Cherry Peppers, and Selected Cheese
$13
PASTA‏
Lasagne
Homemade Family Recipe Lasagna with Tomato sauce
$15
Spaghetti con Polpette
Homemade Meatball with Spaghetti in a Tomato sauce
$15
Ravioli di Manzo or Formaggi
House Beef or Cheese Ravioli in a Tomato Concasse, Basil Pink sauce
$15
Rigatoni al Ragu
Rigatoni tossed with our delicious Bolognese sauce
$15
Rigatoni alla Siciliana
Rigatoni with Eggplant, Sundried Tomatoes, Buffala Mozzarella in a light Tomato sauce
$15
Fettuccine all' Alfredo di Roma
Fettuccine in a Classic Alfredo Sauce. Add Chicken ($4), Sausage ($4), Shrimps ($8)
$15
Spaghetti Puttanesca
Olives, Capers Peppers, Anchovies, Onions & Peperoncino in a Tomato sauce
$15
Tortellini con Pesto e Pollo
Cheese Tortellini, Free Range Chicken, Roasted Pine Nuts Sundried Tomatoes, in a Basil Pesto sauce
$16
Penne con Sasiccia e Rapini
Penne, House Sausage, Broccoli Rabe in a Cherry Tomato sauce
$16
Pappardelle al Cinghiale con Porcini
Pappardelle, Wild‏ Boar, and Porcini Mushrooms in a cherry Tomato Sauce
$21
SECONDI PIATTI
Melenzane Alla Parmigiana
Eggplant Parmigiana, Served with Pasta
$14
Pollo Ciao Italia
Roasted chicken Breast stuffed with Roasted Peppers, Goat Cheese in a Mushroom White Wine sauce with Spaghetti
$19
Pollo al Limoncello di Casa
Chicken Scaloppini & Imported Artichokes in Our Limoncello Sauce over Spaghetti
$17
Pollo alla Parmigiana
Chicken Parmigiana, Served with Spaghetti
$18
Vitello alla Parmigiana
Veal Parmigiana with Spaghetti Marinara
$19
Vitello or Pollo alla Marsala
Veal or‏ Chicken Scaloppini, Portobello Mushrooms in Marsala Wine Sauce over Spaghetti
$19
Scaloppine di Vitello alla Francese
Milk Fed Veal Scaloppini in a light egg batter, Finished in a lemon butter sauce, Served over Spaghetti
$19
Filetto di Manzo
Dry Rubbed 8oz. Grass Fed Filet Mignon in a Fig-Port Wine reduction sauce, Served over Mashed Potatoes & Vegetables
$36
Stuffed Pork Chop
10 oz.. Pork Chop Stuffed with Prosciutto & Smoked Mozzarella in a Cherry Peppers Roasted Garlic sauce
$25
Salmone
Wild Caught Almond Crusted Atlantic Salmon with Leek and Lemon Cream Sauce
$24
Sponsored by: Ciao Italia Ristorante

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Delightful
1. Delightful
"Excellent meal and service."
michaelsH7241YR
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2. Our famous Stuffed Veal Chop
2. Our famous Stuffed Veal Chop
"We have been here in our past trips to Orlando."
tvm12016
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3. Authentic Italian hidden gem
3. Authentic Italian hidden gem
"Melted in my mouth."
Sandra48503
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About
Founded in 1991, Ciao Italia has Been Orlando's Finest Family Run Italian Restaurant for almost 3 decades. Serving Homemade pasta, Prime Seafood and Steaks, Extensive Wine and Professional Service. Our Chef Antonio creates food with old World charisma and modern culinary technique to bring you the very best in authentic Italian cuisine. Truly masterful! Dine in an intimate atmosphere while 2 generations of Navarras share their passion for fine dining and fine Italian cuisine Our restaurant is perfect for casual dining elegance, special occasions, business dinners and private events. We also offer Kids menu for ages under 10
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a nice moderately price Italian dinner this is a place to try. Currently the parking lot of the strip mall is having some construction done but ignore this. This is a family run place with excellent food and actual table...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

Two couples for dinner on a Sunday night. Very friendly staff. From the minute we walked in it was obvious the service was going to be good and from the smells so was the food. Our server - Tony - was very helpful and gave...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very nice and helpful in explaining their specials. The food was very good. Their veal chop special was huge, but the quality of the chop was only fair. I expected a better chop.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told the kitchen closes at 10 we had our dinners delivered and wanted to order other dishes and at 9:40 PM The server said sorry the kitchen is closed we also ordered lasagna that must’ve been reheated and refrigerated for about two weeks....More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020

Was in town for a convention and found this restaurant. Food, service, ambiance were excellent. Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

This is the 6th year in a row we have returned to Ciao Italia to be served by the finest waiter Fabiano. He creates a memorable experience with the very best recommendations. From the fine wine to awesome shareable seafood appetizer to the fabulous entrees!...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

The food here is outstanding. Great selection of wine to match the awesome selection of food. We had a business dinner with 12 people. I really liked they Sat us at a round table where we could all talk to each other. In other restaurants...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

Six of us followed a recommendation and visited for a somewhat early dinner. There were many open tables and we were seated almost immediately. The waiters and a very effusive older gentleman whom I took to be the owner were very personable and made suggestions....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 8, 2020

The only thing that downgraded this nice restaurant was the location. It is located in a strip mall that is surrounded by a sports bar, liquor store and other ethnic eateries. The exterior does not invite you into anything special. The views as well are...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 23, 2020 via mobile

We stopped in for a late dinner; and were overall, satisfied with the experience. The restaurant has a more upscale ambiance, then one might expect from a strip-mall facility. Our server, Sandro, was professional and intermittently attentive. Rotating with other servers, our service overall seemed...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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