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Ciao Italia Ristorante

#265 of 2,934 Restaurants in Orlando
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6149 Westwood Blvd, Orlando, FL 32821-8083
+1 407-354-0770
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Syracuse, NY
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Ordered 2 glasses of wine listed for $10 each bill showed $15 each waiter said they were "Super sized" BS Be careful

Thank roadrunner04
2 reviews
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Really can't understand all the good reviews for this restaurant. Fine Italian dining it is not! We had the group menu and found it to be very poor. There was only 1 type of cubed cheese on the antipasto board and no mozzarella. Apart from the meat there was just pickled - what looked almost like frozen - veg (crinkle... More 

Thank Laoise N
Josie N, Owner at Ciao Italia Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, Laoise. We are so disappointed to read about your recent experience at Ciao Italia. We're very proud of our authentic Italian cuisine and are sorry to hear that the items on your private dining menu were not up to your expectations. . While we wish you would have... More 

Scituate, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017

This is fine italian dining! The servcie was tops and the food was great! We shared a diner for two. It was a 20oz. veal chop stuffed with motzorella and fontuna cheeses as well a prozuto . The mushroom sause was great. The winw sellectionwas great too.

Thank John N
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

The bread was great and the pasta with scallops and shrimp in Grand Marnier (orange and cognac blend) was perfect. The gelato also added the right touch to a wonderful meal served promptly and with a smile.

Thank c_and_p_CT
Wappingers Falls, New York
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276 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

this family operated place serves good food, good prices for the high tourist area of Orlando, and friendly service. The pasta special of sea food and linguine was very tasty, as was the tortinelli. Finding a non-chain restaurant in the Orlando/convention center area can be a challenge, and this is one worth finding

Thank Robert G
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We needed quick reservations for 11 people in family group. Found Ciao on Open Table and were able to get in within 45 minutes which was amazing. Our family group had a great time and felt that the food was very authentic and reasonable priced. My lobster bisque and veal parm was great.

Thank David B
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146 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This was a true Italian restaurant will wonderful food. The service was just OK with our waiter more interested in talking with his friends at a nearby table that taking care of our needs. The the food offset his lack of attention.

Thank David C
Halifax, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

The Calamari is grilled not fried and it's perfectly cooked. They say if the grouper is offered on special you should order it. ..:.I ordered it and it was fantastic. Fabian was our server and he was outstanding. Food was hot and high quality Service was fantastic. Our other guests had pasta. It looked incredible and they said it was... More 

Thank David C
McDonough, United States
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 21, 2017

My wife and I and two other couples thoroughly enjoyed a Sunday night meal while visiting Orlando. The restaurant is located in a strip shopping center so it does not look like much from the outside but this is the perfect example of not judging a book by its cover. It is close to Sea World. Everything about the evening... More 

Thank Hank S
Josie N, Owner at Ciao Italia Ristorante, responded to this review

Hank, thank you for your kind review! We strive to impress with great tasting Italian cuisine and friendly, attentive service, so we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the recommendations and that the double cut veal chop and grouper special were excellent. We hope you’ll join us again soon! More 

Minneola, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We have been patronizing Ciao Italia since February 1995 based on a recommendation from a friend who lived locally. We lived in NY at the time and whenever we visited anywhere near Orlando, we had dinner at Ciao Italia. Now we live in Central Florida and are able to eat here more often. Our visit on 2/4/17 to celebrate our... More 

Thank gerriengel112
Josie N, Owner at Ciao Italia Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your continued patronage since 1995! We are so delighted to hear that you have received excellent service and exceptional food during your visits. We hope you join us for many more celebrations! More 

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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
Average prices
$5 - $30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6149 Westwood Blvd, Orlando, FL 32821-8083
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-354-0770
At Ciao Italia Ristorante you will always be greeted by one of the family members on any given night! Since 1991 Ciao Italia Ristorante, founded by Antonio and Josephine Navarra, has been Orlando finest Italian restaurant The family has established they roots in to the restaurant industry for the last 23 years making Ciao Italia one of the oldest restaurant on the International drive area, and they are dedicated to maintaining the best quality food, impeccable service and attention to every detailSo when do go come in, look forward to sit back, have a good glass of wine and enjoy the Italian ambiance as the family and staff looks upon your every need, and let the Chefs Antonio, share his culinary delights with you!

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