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Ciao Cafe' Italian Gelato & Bar

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Burnett St, Tobago
+1 868-639-3001
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon 09:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 09:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very thick and creamy ice cream. Also very cheap for gelato! It has a nice positive ambiance, which I enjoyed.

3 Thank vacationpark
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Years later, Ciao cafe retains its value and quality. The cafe is simple and no frills in decor, but fits the bill for simple sandwiches, desserts and coffee. Staff is friendly and consistent. Hausbrandt coffee is served and you must try an alfagato with a shot of this espresso and the home made gelato. Gelato is a refreshing find in... More 

2 Thank bonappetit_11
Guildford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We had morning coffee here one morning and the lady was very good. We came back for dinner one evening and there were 3 couples eating, the service was poor, the food was ok. At the end we gave up on getting desert, coffee or any more to drink as the staff vanished, we ended up going up to collect... More 

1 Thank wiggy1011
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

My wife and I had pizza and gelato here, the pizza was so good we went to dinner two nights in a row, the gelato is very good, the pizza is excellent and very affordable (by Trinidad and Tobago overly expensive standards) with a generous amount of topping, the place is small so you may have a little wait, they... More 

2 Thank Nyron2015
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This ice cream parlour has a lovely selection of unusual flavours of ice cream and is well worth a visit.

2 Thank SurreySully
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Went to ciao's restaurant previously but was so full I didn't get to try the ice-cream! When my parents and brother came out I had to take them there. Really nice atmosphere and well priced. The ice cream is one of the best on the island. I had Nutella but there was all sorts of flavours from wine and raisin... More 

2 Thank jwaterman444
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We were so happy to find this place. The wine was wonderfully cold. The ice cream gorgeous and the pizza's fresh and crispy. Grazie ciao cafe!

3 Thank Hartlgem
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

The coffee is as it should be for an Italian speaking café, all tastes and sizes available. The ice cream is also recommendable. Beware: only cash is accepted. I would recommend the owner to accept credit cards, particularly considering cruise ships come and go with people only there for hours. There is also wifi available, which is very convenient.

3 Thank patoyyo
Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Amazing food, service and ambience. Definitely recommend it! I'm italian and don't normally eat italian food out of italy, but the standard here is amazing. Owners and most staff are italian and service was AMAZING! Recommend you finish off with a gelato next door. DELICIOUS!

2 Thank Ilaria P
Bideford, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

A great corner spot allows you to eat great ice cream and watch the world go by. Welcome air con inside but the veranda offers better views.

3 Thank Jane M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burnett St, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago
  • Phone Number: +1 868-639-3001

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