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701 N Main St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239-3121
+1 360-678-0800
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well prepared food, excellent staff and service! Prices are reasonable. Beautiful plating of meals. I had the baked ziti, my daughter had the Penn Cove Mussels, and my husband had the Pork wrapped pork special. Finished off the meal with tiramisu. They also serve pizzas, salads, sandwiches, gelato, and Italian sodas. Great place!

Thank Pamela B.K.
Gig Harbor, Washington
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a very nice dinner consisting of well prepared shrimp scampi and baked ziti. The freshly made bread and olive pesto was excellent. The meal was finished off with hone made gelato. Well worth the visit

Thank GigSn3
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I decided to try this spot for lunch after enjoying a local hike. It turned out to be a wonderful surprise. Very casual atmosphere but delicious food. You can tell they take pride in what they are serving. Delicious Margherita pizza from an actual wood fire oven. And I assume if this basic pie is this good,... More 

Thank Arthur T
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

We've eaten here several times. Terrific pizza, yummy food. The service was great, and the gelato was excellent too. Five stars.

Thank Jo Ann Z
Kamloops, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Went here for dinner Saturday evening, all dishes were prepared hot, excellent, good menu, live music, a good wine selection. the waiting staff were excellent, nice ambiance

Thank 66n0va
Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Ciao was hopping the night we visited. It had great energy and it was a wonderful scene. The servers were incredibly friendly and helpful. The food was fine -- far from bad but not at all memorable. The pasta was soft and bordering on mushy. For me bread makes or breaks an Italian meal and this bread was very plain,... More 

Thank AnnerAndAaron
Whidbey Island, Washington
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited here after peak dinner hour and were seated immediately. The server was very friendly and helpful with questions we asked about the food. I had a salad pizza with arugula, Gorgonzola cheese, pear slices and walnuts. The crust was chewy and yummy. My husband had pepperoni pizza, as well as a side salad, and our granddaughter had the... More 

Thank Worrygrandma
BC, Canada
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111 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We asked one of the local business owners where she would eat in town, and she told us about this place. It is a great find, a few blocks off the tourist beat. We tried the "Salad Pizza," which was a tasty (and unique) choice. Our server was awesome, I wish I had caught his name.

Thank Richard M
Port Townsend, Washington
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218 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I had one of the hot Italian sandwiches for lunch when I visited Coupeville for five days. I did not care for the sauce or the seasonings. The service was good and the view from the deck was very nice.

Thank ccmccall
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The atmosphere is lovely--- local Coupeville-- with an outdoor eating area, both downstairs and upstairs tables, and a deck as well. There was a nice jazz type duo playing while we were there, adding to the ambience. My food was delicious-- I had the Spicy Sicilian Shrimp Bowl. The caesar salad on a flatbread was also awesome. I would get... More 

Thank Laura R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Main St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA 98239-3121
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Coupeville
  • Phone Number: +1 360-678-0800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?