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Ciao Italia Casual Italian

5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
+1 941-383-0010
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (109 reviews)
“meatballs” (8 reviews)
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5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrive at Little Gull we buy pizza from Ciao's. The night before we leave we order another. Nice people but order ahead so you don't mind the wait.

Thank vswwdgb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I picked up my pizza for the family and drove back only to open the box and find this was not my pizza...a quick call to the restaurant confirmed they had given me the wrong pizza. Drive back 20 minutes later and pick up replacement...More

Thank DickiesLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

No wonder this place has managed to survive in a shopping plaza where not all businesses were successful! The food is very good, the service too! The only drawback is that they close early in the evening...

Thank 216corinak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was empty when we visited .Service and food average .Doubt I would return.There are better choices around

Thank Morlaism
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, great ambiance, excellent service, we will be back! Stopped for pizza and salad and the antipasto was perfect, pizza delicious.

Thank klruct123
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This past Thursday evening we went for dinner at this Italian Restaurant in Longboat Key while on vacation, based on the good reviews I had seen in several sites on line. I am an Italian food lover and particularly of Veal Marsala. So, this is...More

1  Thank tommy19
Reviewed 3 August 2017

fquaint little Italian gem on Longboat Key. Brick oven pizza was delish! Homemade Caesar dressing and eggplant app were also divine. Nice wine list and the best cannoli I've had in a while!

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My family was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. We ate at the early dining and we weren't disappointed. Loved the caesar salad. The bread is awesome. My daughter got the stuffed shells, loved it. I had the spaghetti and meatballs. It was good. We loved...More

1  Thank Terri S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

They have great Italian food and even a few tables outside on the courtyard. It can be a bit pricey, but worth it.

Thank cdzummy
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Here for vacation and found this place on our first night. It's small and was crowded and we weren't greeted when we walked on, but that is the only negative. Lots of locals eating there. We had tossed salad, with excellent Italian dressing. Baked ziti...More

Thank Kelly B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-0010
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