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“thank god they are moving....CLOSER!!!”
Review of Ciao Bistro

Ciao Bistro
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“thank god they are moving....CLOSER!!!”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

Here's the deal.... its great italian food cooked and served by people who genuinely seem interested that you love what you have and that you have a LOVED experience. Bottom line is that everyone in my group of 6 loved what they had and the staff really worked to make sure everyone there that night was happy...and there were a lot of them. Only complaint was that we had reservations that I had double-confirmed but still had to wait a bit for a table. They were gracious, seated us a soon as they could and took fantastic care of us the remainder of the night. Now that they say they are moving "onto the island" it can only get better...new place is a better location and with the crowds their food and service draws, bigger place is bettter. Well done and we will be back for sure!

  • Visited October 2012
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Alexandria, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Best Italian food around!”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Luca & his wife, Kim, have nurtured this gem of a restaurant. Fresh, homemade, scrumptious menu. Fully packed every night! But they are moving to a bigger spot in downtown Fernandina- now more guests will enjoy this fantastic restaurant!

Visited August 2012
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Thank mariava51
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Vidalia, G
1 review
“Can't wait to visit again”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

Great food and great service. Can't think of anything bad to say about this place. Will definitely visit again when in the area.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Wendy C
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great find in fernandina”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

We had dinner here on Saturday. Luckily we had a reservation. It's a very small restaurant in an out-of-the-way strip mall. The service was excellent as was the food. We have traveled to Italy several times and can confirm the food is authentic.

Visited September 2012
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Thank icestorm22
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Winter Haven, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great service and great food!”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

We just got back from Amelia Island and we really enjoyed Ciao's restaurant the service there was absolutely excellent! The food was delicious. I love their sauces. I highly recomend this place for a great Italian meal. I thought the prices were reasonable as well. I also heard a rumor that they will be moving to downtown Fernandina. That will be much more convenient. I look forward to visiting them again next year.

Visited September 2012
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Thank mmfiore
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