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Ciao Italia Casual Italian

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5370 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2070
+1 941-383-0010
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Actually a to go order; the lasagna was excellent. Added a side of meatballs just in case and these were excellent also. I will try going in to eat the next time.

Thank Rick G
Leeds, Yorks
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Okay the décor is not brilliant the tables not particularly clean but all is forgiven with the food it is excellent and the portion size is massive

Thank prs54fmpu
Longboat Key, Florida
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Have not been back in two years after seeing a waitress handling food in a very careless way. She had obviously not been trained.

Thank LBKlady
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Picked up a sausage pizza to take back and eat where we were staying. Very tasty and very large pieces! The large gave us leftovers for the day!

Thank georgeandgertrude
Jupiter, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

So glad we found Ciao! Great food, great service, great prices. Love the vibe as well. Can't wait to try all the dishes. We will be back just as soon as you reopen after your vacation!

Thank sheboze
Noblesville, Indiana
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We visit Ciao whenever we are in Longboat Key. The food is authentic Italian at a reasonable price. I much prefer small, intimate restaurants to the larger chain restaurants found on the mainland.

Thank BillGer1
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We either get take-out or eat at Ciao about once a week. Our favorite dishes are the Caesar Salad, Sinatra pizza and the Chicken Parmesan. The staff is very friendly.

Thank Missy B
North Wales
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

his Italian restaurant is a gem in Longboat Key. While visiting the family stopped for diner and by accident was in time for the early bird specials. I had Chicken Parm while other family members had salmon and veal. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was very tasty and very fresh. While walking in I saw a... More 

Thank Lawrence P
Cordele, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We placed a carryout order for "The Sinatra" (large pizza with pepperoni, sausage, and ham) and it was amazing. The dining area seemed small but, then again, we didn't eat on the premises.

Thank JWat4d
Staten Island, New York
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Dined here with the family last week. We all had different pizzas and they were all very good. One of the best places for pizza on Longboat Key.

Thank JonD3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?