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Ciao Italia Ristorante

#241 of 2,902 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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6149 Westwood Blvd, Orlando, FL 32821-8083
+1 407-354-0770
17:00 - 23:00
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every time we visit Orlando, we stop by Ciao Italia. The service is attentive and the food is very good. The fish is always very fresh, and the pastas are prepared so well. It is located close to the Orlando Convention Center, so it is very convenient if you are there for a conference.

Thank Irene S
Portsmouth, Virginia
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234 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had the lasagna and it was good. My friends had chicken parmigiana and spaghetti with meat balls. The portions were good and we enjoyed the dinner. It was not over crowded but we were early. Our meals ran $15-18.

Thank JayB1r
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to check this place out since it located so close to our hotel ( and quite frankly we were done with their food). Small cozy place , but nice aomosphere and the food was wonderful. If you're looking for a break from fast, greasy food, check it out!

Thank Ali S
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the four star reviews and that they came from Massachusetts and we had to try it. It's in a strip mall and has a quiet intimate atmosphere inside. My chicken parm melted in my mouth and the cannoli had dried fruit in it and I was weary of it until I tried it and found it gave it a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't have a reservation but they manage to fit me in as a table for one. Staff were friendly and attentive. Service was speedy. Food was delicious. I had the chicken in breadcrumbs with spaghetti. The meal was reasonably priced too. I'd recommend making a reservation because the place did get quite busy as the evening went on!

Thank S C
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lemoncello chicken was divine and don't even get me started on the bread, Cesar salad, and soup... As fantastic as dinner was, it packed in comparison to the lemoncello marscapone cake. I'm sure all of their desserts are delicious but this is a must!

Thank Amber A
Josie N, Owner at Ciao Italia Ristorante, responded to this review

Amber, thank you so very much! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the Limoncello Chicken, Caesar Salad, and Limoncello Marscapone Cake you ordered. We hope you’ll join us again very soon! More 

New Holland, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away in a small strip mall, Ciao Italia is an excellent hidden gem. Our food was superb. I had the Seafood Linguine and hubby had the Veal special. Both were expertly prepared. To end our meal we had the Limoncello Marzipone Cake...phenomenal. Added this to your dining list.

Thank cndirector1
Josie N, Owner at Ciao Italia Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! We are delighted to hear that the Seafood Linguine and Veal special you ordered were superb. We look forward to serving you again very soon! More 

South Hadley, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welcomed upon arrival in this unique little Italian Restaurant where ambiance, albeit modest, filled the room. I ordered a white fish entree which was excellent. Good wine, superb wait service and the best Tiramisu I have ever enjoyed. Don't be made hesitant by the location in a strip mall location. The food is wonderful.

Thank Anita E
Central Florida
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Deliciously prepared authentic Italian cuisine, with attentive wait staff providing great service. Quiet romantic environment set within strip mall off I-drive just south of Beach line convenient to convention center and resort areas.

Thank Bob32953
Josie N, Owner at Ciao Italia Ristorante, responded to this review

Bob, thank you for your kind review! We are so delighted to hear you enjoyed our Italian cuisine and received great service from our staff. We hope you’ll join us again soon! More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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198 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the drive from Walt Disney World area hotels. Tucked in a strip mall, this cozy restaurant has an authentic vibe. We were greeted by our server, who is an Italian native. He conversed extensively with my Siciliano mother-in-law. My husband had a pasta dish with multiple varieties of seafood...he loved it! My mother-in-law had fresh grouper with a... More 

Thank formerexpatCT
Josie N, Owner at Ciao Italia Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind compliments! We strive to impress with our Italian cuisine and friendly, attentive service, so we are delighted to hear that your husband’s pasta dish, your chicken parmesan and your mother-in-law’s fresh grouper were all delicious and that she conversed extensively with your server. We look forward to your next visit to Orlando! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6149 Westwood Blvd, Orlando, FL 32821-8083
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-354-0770
At Ciao Italia Ristorante you will always be greeted by one of the family members on any given night! Since 1991 Ciao Italia Ristorante, founded by Antonio and Josephine Navarra, has been Orlando finest Italian restaurant The family has established they roots in to the restaurant industry for the last 23 years making Ciao Italia one of the oldest restaurant on the International drive area, and they are dedicated to maintaining the best quality food, impeccable service and attention to every detailSo when do go come in, look forward to sit back, have a good glass of wine and enjoy the Italian ambiance as the family and staff looks upon your every need, and let the Chefs Antonio, share his culinary delights with you!

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