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Ciao! Deli & Pizzeria

891 Baker St, A-18, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-4361
+1 714-979-8669
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baked ziti” (3 reviews)
“pepperoni” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
891 Baker St, A-18, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-4361
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is a hidden gem for authentic Italian food. Outstanding Italian food and hospitality. Rivals any NJ and NY Italian eatery! Good food here!

Thank cocogirl22
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were staying near Ciao, walked there one evening for a late dinner. The Pizza was amazing and the staff was warm and friendly!! Highly recommend!

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Everything here brings back the "Authentic Taste of Italy". The Pizza, Pasta, Meatballs and Garlic Knots are too good to describe,as Carmina makes them with Love!!! Nothing is pre-made or frozen and are worth the wait. Yes, Orange County Minions," Real Pepperoni" is quarter sized...More

Thank Wes S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We just happened upon this place after visiting the Orange County swap meet. It was fantastic. It’s a cozy little mom and pop place with delicious food....my son said the Alfredo was his favorite, ever. The owners were friendly and helpful. I hope to visit...More

Thank Tamara F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My daughter and I recently dined at Ciao Deli and Pizzeria! It was such a GREAT experience with huge portions; very fresh ingredients, and it's a charming eclectic atmosphere with all kinds of memorabilia. We especially enjoyed the friendliness of the owners Ray and Carmina...More

Thank Grace091
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We needed fast food for hungry kids-no expectation that it would be so delicious . Thin tender lasagne noodles ( meat lasagne) , delicious really special baked ziti with meatball, chicken parm ( unbreaded-lower carb/ gluten free option) Caesar salad. Made to order, and salad...More

Thank travelkath01
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We happened upon this pizza last year when staying about 2 miles down the road...very happy to find by accident again this year!! Ordered delivery this time, was very happy with time and pizza. Good sauce, good crust, overall enjoyed it!

Thank Tesaandrews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Their pizza sauce just made the pizza wonderful. Reminded my husband of Chicago pizza. Meatball sandwich very good. Would maybe prefer smaller meatballs instead of so big, to be juicier.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I had the Italian sub combo with a very fresh green salad. The toasted bread adds a special touch. This place has excellent food but it's small so seating and parking can be challenging right at noon.

Thank sbadOcca
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Pizzas are fresh made with good ingredients nice crispy thin crust. Pasta is serviceable. This is where the dog eats when he craves pizza, pasta, beer from the bottle and a local sports game on the TV watched by staff and eaters alike. Shorts and...More

Thank beagle47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 891 Baker St, A-18, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-4361
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-979-8669
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Ciao! Deli & Pizzeria is the quintessential mom-n-pop, with homemade recipies, great service, and a fun atmosphere. Stop by for dine-in or take out. We also offer free delivery within 3 miles and a $20 minimum.
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