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Ciro's Italian Restaurant

#120 of 1,887 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
University City North
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8927 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-8433
(704) 510-0012
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere live accordion player confusion on white or red pepper but was delicious. Menu had a great selection of seafood chicken steak ...great appitizers. I would recommend this if you want a authentic Italian meal.

Thank Jolene W
San Antonio
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice selection, good food, quick service. Not busy during week nights. Close to Hilton at University Park. I'd go again.

Thank BrideMomSanAntonio
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like Italian food, head over but don't be fooled by the shopping center location. And enjoy the accordion! Great family place.

Thank cmhitch
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met 'Art'-the proud owner for more than 20 years. His father-off on Monday's-plays the accordion. My wife loved her eggplant appetizer & smaller Caesar salad. I really enjoyed the Clams Oreganato and Vitello Alla Parmigiana! This was a larger facility inside than we thought-but VERY comfortable. It is located off of W T Harris and very near the Hilton... More 

Thank Bill L
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. I had penne Bianca and my hubby had the chicken Parm sandwich. Portions are very large and the food was served hot. Very tasty. Service good as well as atmosphere.

Thank Linda5355
Hickory, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We went for a family birthday celebration. We're Italians from Niagara Falls Canada and have lived in Hickory NC (north of Charlotte) for 15 years. Finding an authentic non-chain Italian restaurant has been really hard, only a handful have met our standards and this one is definitely in the category of "top finds". Great food, great atmosphere, selection was amazing... More 

Thank Christine S
Charlotte, NC
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Ciro's is in a shopping center in the University City area. It is Italian and has a great menu. It's small, but is perfect for dinner with friends or a small business meeting of a group of two-four people. It is dark inside, but it has a very cozy feel to it. I would say that it is romantic. You... More 

Thank terrec
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Was here with a group of other convention attendees. We were there early and ahead of the crowd. The food was decent but not memorable. While I was waiting for the rest of my party and seated at the bar, a box of frozen tortellini was added to the check freezer behind the bar. Really!?

Thank KCR119
Concord, North Carolina
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Same review as before. Man why did I go here again? Ordered whiskey chicken and shrimp. Chicken good! Shrimp rubber! I did enjoy the pizza another person in our party ordered! Once again, overpriced for what you get.

Thank Rob M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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110 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We get the take out here and the pizza is not cheap, but it is GOOD. Parking can be tough on the weekends, with construction going on in the adjacent lot though they do have a couple of spots for pick up right down front.

Thank wildcatsu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8927 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-8433
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > University City North
  • Neighborhood: University City North
  • Phone Number: (704) 510-0012

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