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Ciao Sorrento

19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
+44 1382 221760
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (44 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When my husband and I want to have an authentic Italian evening our first thoughts are Ciao Sorrento. We have been eating there for quite sometime. It is a lovely little restaurant. The food is fab-u-lous. An extremely varied menu with specials if you wish....More

Thank sheils132016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Ciao Sorrento for the first time last night and we loved it. The food was excellent - great menu to choose from and the service from Joanna and her staff was first class. We will be back soon.

Thank SeaviewScotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm ashamed to say that we were looking for another restaurant when we stumbled across Ciao Sorrento. We're so glad that we did. The service was great and the food well made and very satisfying. We could see the chef beavering away in the kitchen...More

Thank john s
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear John S, Thank you for choosing our restaurant and so happy to hear, that you both enjoyed so much, customer satisfaction is our highest aim! We hope you come back soon and I will welcome you again! Kindest Regards J.MILANO

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is easily my favourite place to eat in Dundee, forget the wide open, impersonal experience on offer from most other restaurants in this city, as soon as you walk through the doors you are greeted by the cozy, family owned atmosphere that I personally...More

Thank Conor_Dundee
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Conor, We are really honored by such kind words from you , glad to hear it, that every time you have memorable experience in our restaurant, you are part of our family and your custom is much appreciate , hope see you sooner then...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an inexpensive restaurant delivering lovely good quality Italian home cooking. I will always have this restaurant on my list when visiting Dundee as it is small but has a lovely atmosphere and good food.

Thank JEGCoArmagh
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, Thank you for taking time and write such rewarding review on TA, make my heart smiling and motivating to keep going, please come back to us when visiting Dundee again. Kindest Regards J.MILANO

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From outside this place just looks like a town center small independent restaurant. Once through the door, the staff are warm and friendly and efficient, the food is excellent and well priced. Feels like a small family run business which has been successful, deservedly so...More

Thank Alec B
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alec, Thank you so much for your kind words, so glad you and wife enjoyed meal ,it was lovely to speak to you and I hope you both had successful trip further.Please visit us again in the future! Warmest Regards J.MILANO

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with a itison voucher for main courses but had starter and wine too. The starters were just okay. Mains we're nothing special. Service was good but we were the only people there to start with. We tried to book a table for...More

Thank rolypolyfatjaws
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear rolypolyfatjaws, Thank you for visiting our restaurant with itison voucher. Iam glad you enjoyed our food and service. Kindly remind you what you had since you showing your discontentment about what you paid for , garlic bread, antipasto misto for two,half gamberoni-grilled king prawns,full...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a mix up with the time of our reservation, which was probably my fault, the staff could not have been more welcoming and attentive. We had a lovely evening with family and the food, as usual, was fantastic. The home made tiramisu is wonderful.

Thank mich906
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear mich906, Grazie mille! for visiting Ciao Sorrento once again , wasnt any problem at all to move your reservation forward. Iam very happy,that all family and guests enjoyed the whole meal and service.Hope you welcome back soon . Kindest Regards J.Milano

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Had the most delicious meal tonight at Cia Sorrento which is an intimate warm setting for a romantic evening. The Bruschetta was awesome...both Spaghetti Bolgnese and Marinara were tasty! Service was warm, friendly and attentive without being imposing. We will definitely be back to try...More

Thank Sharlene B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Just left here with the wife and grandchildren I was very surprised to see the youngest one demolished a whole pizza and she says it was the best whilst we had different pasta dishes again spoilt for choice really good food and the service is...More

Thank Bobdavie1960
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2017|
Response from sheils132016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open. You can find opening times on their web site. I don't think it opens at lunch time until nearer the weekend. Their doors open at 5.pm
15 July 2017|
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Response from Joanna M | Property representative |
Hi, we are open from 5 pm to 10 pm tuesday to saturday, sunday 5-9pm, hope see you soon
Joanna P
17 December 2016|
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Response from Joanna M | Property representative |
Dear Joanna, yes we do gluten free pasta,usually penne and spagetti with sauce of your choice,I hope this help Kind Regards Joanna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 221760
  • E-mail
If you want to enjoy fresh quality food in a typical Italian family-style atmosphere, Ciao Sorrento is the place for you. Ciao Sorrento prides itself on using ingredients bought daily and prepared to an extremely high, consistent standard. Consistency is the key word. The food is always the same, excellent. It never varies or drops below this proudly maintained level. It doesn't matter whether you opt for pasta, fish, chicken or steak the dish never fails to hit the high spot. You always know you're going to be served with top quality food cooked to the highest level.
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