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Ciao Bistro

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302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
+1 904-206-4311
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat down expecting a good Italian dinner, but we're seriously disappointed. The service was so slow. We got the bruschetta. It had no mozzarella and the bread was soping in balsamic vinaigrette. The tomato sauce on my gnocchi tasted like chef Bogarde. Another member of the party got the lemon caper veal and the dish was completely disconnected. I... More 

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Trinity, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our food was just okay, but at least it was hot. We started with the Calamari, delicious. Had a great wine list to choose from. Dinners were okay, though a little bland. We thought our waitress had forgotten about us, only to find out she had TEN other tables to take care of....on a Friday night! When we received the... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were disappointed with the equality ofthe food. The tomato sauce used on all pasta dishes looked and tasted like canned spaghetti Os. An Italian restaurant should be more original. Way too expensive for the taste!.

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Oakland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was pretty good , the atmosphere is fun with Italian movie stars on the walls. The menu was ok. I had the pasta with shrimp and the flavor was good but I just had the feeling that it was tooo rich. I good wine list.

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Thank sansa31
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little Italian restaurant in charming Fernandina Beach historic area. Food quality was good with options for the kids. Service was above average. I would return.

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Thank kthom789
Atlanta
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our evening with friends, dining at Ciao. We shared a bottle of Franciscan Merlot with our salads and Seafood Lasagna. Ms. Kim was ever-present making everyone feel welcome and appreciated. The seafood lasagna was wonderfully prepared and amazing. For dessert we shared a slice of limoncello cake that was the perfect ending to our visit. Our server, Clifton... More 

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Bluffton SC
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate there with group of friends while visiting this area. Food was excellent and service great. Our waiter was Cliff and he was so attentive.

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Thank ElaineFrench
Mono, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small portions, no flavor, bad service...they got it all. It was overpriced and we were very disappointed

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Long Lake, IL.
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the pouring rain, we stumbled into Ciao. We wondered why they put us (elderly couple) in the back room with what appeared to be a company party - These people were having a wonderful time but as comes with a great time, they were a little noisy. We couldn't hear each other, let alone, Cliff, our waiter. Well, food... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a Saturday Ciao Bistro is deservedly busy so reservations are necessary. When we went it seemed they were a bit short staffed, but the service was still good and our server was apologetic -- more than he needed to be as he was obviously very busy. The food was quite good and the portion size is perfect. The cannelloni... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-206-4311

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