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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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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, 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
Sponsored by: Ciao Italia' Bistro
1. Fettuccine Alfredo w/Shrimp
"I would eat here every week if I lived here!"
Dee R
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"The food was excellent in this new restaurant."
Gary L
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3. Guglielmo's Italian Cuisine
"This place is great!"
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Not only was the food excellent, the staff was wonderful! Jennifer, our server was friendly, polite and very helpful. We will definitely be back next year. Good luck with the new restaurant!!

Thank dinahobo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The food was okay, the bar service was very slow. Waitress tended to hover which does not help with digestion.

Thank paulkG3500FF
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We ordered a specialty pizza and it was great! The only thing is.. it's a little pricey for the size. Not your average pizza place.

Thank onestelady
Reviewed 13 January 2018

I would eat here every week if I lived here! I'm Italian and don't usually like most Italian restaurants, but this place is exceptional. Don't waste your time at La Famiglia. So disappointing. I needed an "Italian fix" and Ciao Italia Bistro gave it to...More

Thank Dee R
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We had heard many great accounts of this, one of Destin's newest restaurants. On the plus side: Decor was very warm and inviting. Service was extremely good. Very efficient, friendly and patient. The live music (David Seering on piano) was great. The seafood pasta was...More

1  Thank marlinchaser3
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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
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Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 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
  • E-mail
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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