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Ciao Italia' Bistro

985 Highway 98 E Ste F, Destin, FL 32541-2849
+1 850-842-4677
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“lamb” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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985 Highway 98 E Ste F, Destin, FL 32541-2849
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Fettuccine Alfredo w/Shrimp
"I would eat here every week if I lived here!"
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3. Guglielmo's Italian Cuisine
"This place is great!"
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We ate here after shopping and were more than pleasantly surprised! The pizza was thin and crispy and fantastic, some of the best we’ve had in Florida! We had bruschetta- good- not great. Our young one ate every bite of her kids Parmesan butter pasta...More

Thank llaugh8424
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Best Italian food I’ve ever had and I’ve been to Italy! The food is so authentic and delicious. I have been here repeatedly and will continue to come back. I have never once been disappointed with my food. Staff is so friendly and bartender welcomes...More

Thank mdmanning3
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Decided to try Ciao Bistro for dinner. Ordered the Grouper special. The fish was not good and I don't think it was actually cooked adequately. Not flaky at all. Didn't eat 1/4 of the meal. Won't be back.

Thank danisegerman
Reviewed 22 May 2018

If you want to grab something to eat while shopping at this mall go to one of the free standing places--like Panera Bread. While the staff was friendly, the service was slow at lunch. The pizza was clearly on a store bought base. The salad...More

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Food was better than canned food but generally pretty bad to down right awful. It took 45 minutes to get a drink after the bartender received the order... I watched her clean glasses, stand around, go to the back room, play with bottles of wine....More

Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We stopped in with a group of friends (5 couples) and no one was disappointed with the food. We ordered the family style dinner as did another couple which was delicious and enough to take home to eat the next day! Some ordered pizza and...More

Thank 3kangle
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Service was spotty with an inexperienced waiter. He failed to get a second napkin when requested. Our friend had to get it himself. Did not offer a pepper grinder and when requested came with a dispenser or red spicy peppers. The food was overly salty.rolls...More

Thank Herbert F
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wanted Italian for dinner tonight so we stopped in Ciao because of the good ratings on Trip Advisor. Well... we waited ten minutes before the waitress came to our table. She took our drink order and she came back with our...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Ciao restaurant had been recommended to us so we decided to give it a try. We went with a group of 6 on a Thursday night. Had a really great waitress who recommended we try the chef's choice dinner served family style. Food was very...More

Thank Susanne R
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We love the food! (Baked redfish fantastic!) great priced happy hour wine! The staff are so warm and friendly. Sharna,Joe, Bernadette,all of them! The entertainment on Thurs,Fri,and Sat,... David Seering...so enjoyable! Food,staff,music...it doesn’t,t get any better!

Thank Julimangoe
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Linda P
15 October 2017|
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Response from DestinDave | Reviewed this property |
Also the family style dinner is fabulous!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 985 Highway 98 E Ste F, Destin, FL 32541-2849
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-842-4677
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Home of Guglielmo's famous Northern Italian cuisine. Guglielmo has been serving the Emerald Coast the past 27 years! Featuring his famous pasta, seafood and chicken specials with gourmet pizzas on the way. Full bar, with Ladies Night on Wednesdays!
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