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Ciao Pasta

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196 Central St, Franklin, NH 03235-1799
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Franklin, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All their meals are excellent. You can pick your pasta, your meat, and sauce or just pick a meal already combined. Popular location sometimes there is a line to get a table but worth the wait.

Thank Amy R
New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hostess was warm and friendly, she greeted us in a welcoming manner. Our first server attended to us because our actual server had a kitchen accident. She came out and apologized, she was wonderful and appropriately attentive. As an appetizer, I had the Artichoke Scampi Pomodoro, my favorite, paired with a Pig's Ear Brown Ale. The main course I... More 

Thank travelers1024
Franklin, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Ciao Pasta is my favorite local restaurant. Great food, moderately priced menu and specials, pleasant atmosphere, and attentive service. I had the Lobster Alfredo special last week - it was so good!!! I really love this restaurant!!!

Thank Toni T
Northfield, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Many delicious reasonably priced Italian food dishes, great service and full bar. Great place for couples, friends & families as well.

Thank livefreeordie16
Sanbornton, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Yummy Food. Very nice owners. Service is great, food is great at a reasonable price. The owner is usually the one to greet you at the door. He will make things right if for any reason you are not happy. The Parmesan Crusted Chicken is so delicious.

Thank melbrenalika
New Hampton, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We visited the other night and we were very pleased with both the quality of the food and the attentive service. Prices were reasonable.

Thank 1503256
Penacook, New Hampshire
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Ciao Pasta in Northfield, NH is conveniently located about 1/4 of a mile just off of Exit 19 (Turn left at exit) on Rt. 93 North. It has become a favorite restaurant for my wife and I. It has excellent Italian food and is best known for the "Build your own pasta" entrée, where you get to pick the meat,... More 

Thank Jose' C
Meredith, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Went with friends last week. Had the pleasure of eating in the new section. Everything was wonderful. The wine list is limited, but found one "we" liked. Food was excellent -- even the next day. Generous portions; great flavors.

Thank KCM47
Franklin, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have enjoyed Ciao Pasta since it opened in Franklin in 2008. When in 2012, the restaurant opened their new location at 133 Park Street in Northfield, NH and closed the Franklin location, we made the 3 mile adjustment to continue to enjoy their great food. My wife and I celebrated Valentines Day there last weekend, each choosing something from... More 

Thank MJG03235
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37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is good, but the a la carte menu can make the final bill much higher than you expect. This restaurant has moved to Northfield.

Thank Myla E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Central St, Franklin, NH 03235-1799
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: 603-934-2429
My wife and I ate at Ciao Pasta on 21 July. This restaurant is a hidden gem in the Tilton/Franklin area. The food was excellent with a great choice of pasta, sauces, and "add-ons." They have a good selection of wine at very reasonable prices. The staff was friendly, courteous, and provided excellent service. With all the low end chain restaurants in the Tilton area, this is the best place to eat, by far.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?