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“Very good Italian food!”
Review of ciao

ciao
Ranked #7 of 41 Restaurants in Basseterre
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Ft. Myers FL
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268 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Very good Italian food!”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a restaurant within walking distance to the Marriott and is perfect for authentic Italian food. We really like this restaurant as you are warmly greeted and hugged goodnight by the owner when you leave. The food is wonderful and the last time I was there I had the daily special which was grilled vegetables, a pappardelle with spiny lobster pieces and a tiramisu with a very good creme Anglais. The food is hot, perfectly prepared and presented! Now, just a couple of things, the decor is lacking, it desparately needs painted and freshened up and our local server needed trained! We ordered drinks throughout the night, three rounds and she never, ever got is right, there's no excuse for that! But, at the end of the day, you go to a restaurant for the food and in this case it is a "10"!!

Visited March 2014
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Lansing, MI.
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Pretty good meal.”
Reviewed March 22, 2014

I had the prefixed menu. Lobster dish very good. Husband not thrilled with lobster raviolli. Cute little place. Didn't meet the owners wife, like we heard she came to meet everyone.

Visited March 2014
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Lady Lake, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Italian Restaurant”
Reviewed March 20, 2014

My kids took us here for our birthdays...We really like the food & the couple that owns it are terrific...Quick service, very good food.
Was our 2nd time there

Visited March 2014
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Basseterre
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Slow slow and slow”
Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

30 min to get a waitress to take our wine order. Another 45 before the entree appeared. Asked three times for the bill. The restaurant was less than one quarter full when we arrived so it wasn't a case of being too busy. Owner needs to hire more than one waitress. It was the same thing 3 yrs ago, I thought I'd give it another try. Oh well, guess I'll wait 10 yrs this time. Food is ok when it eventually shows up.

Visited March 2014
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New Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Homemade pasta a short walk from Marriott...”
Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

We have been having dinner at Ciao each February an March for 7 years. Ilde and Dario are wonderful hosts and make you feel like family instantly. Meals are consistently delicious and the portions are generous with very fair prices. Stop in and see them...have the house made gnocchi. It won't disappoint!

Visited February 2014
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