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Ciao Sorrento

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19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
+44 1382 221760
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for my girlfriend's birthday and it was simply delicious! The food was authentic Italian much like that I tried in Rome. We both couldn't have asked for a better meal, freshly cooked and the wine was lovely! Definitely a must if looking for proper Italian food in the city!

Thank joerogers1814
Fuengirola, Spain
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter booked this place for a birthday treat for me but sorry have no recommendations for the décor, food or the exorbitant prices !!!! A carafe of house white was £18, pasta with chicken, spicy sausage ???? And 2xchicken dishes, with veg (one small head of broccoli, 4 carrots and 3 halves of boiled potatoes), shared starter £9. Total... More 

Thank Linda F
Fife, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed this well run restaurant. Attentive staff nice ambiance. I would recommend this. Only constructive observation -semi freddo was hard frozen. Thankyou

Thank mumox10
Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had various starters followed by either pizza or pasta and then finished off by some really exceptional descerts.

Thank rcf740
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Dundee and I had a yen for pizza. Read trip advisor reviews and we decided Ciao Sorrento was the place to go. Small cozy welcoming restaurant in city centre and the pizza was fantastic. Base was fresh thin and toppings were perfect. My husband is a coeliac and GF pasta was available however he opted for the risotto and... More 

Thank Margaret K
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lovely lunch, great find on our way into the city from visiting the Discovery. Small and intimate setting but family friendly with tasty food. We're loving our new home city!

Thank Americangirl444
Dundee, United Kingdom
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463 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Second visit here in December great welcome from staff. Bruschetta to share, garlic mushrooms, lasange and a pasta dishes all freshly made and delicious. Recommend a visit here to this great family restaurant thank you Tommaso and Joanna we will be back

Thank ScotlandTigger999
Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

As a regular visitor to this restaurant I had enquired about holding a birthday lunch for 30 - 40 people which I realised would take up the entire restaurant and make for a busy kitchen. Joanna and Tommaso rose to the challenge and delivered a high quality lunch for me and my 34 guests with nothing being too much bother..... More 

Thank atswilson
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Wilson, Thank you so much for your review on this occasion,after all those years You been comming to us ,Iam sure you feel you are part of Our family Ciao Sorrento,thank you for sharing the stories,conversations and laughter with us.I would like express my deepest gratitude for your custom and to all my other customers who show their... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Went to this place with my wife and another couple. For my main course I ordered a sirloin steak medium rare. When it came to the table it was on a cold plate and well done. No vegetables on the plate just fries .This was like a minute steak by the size of it. Overpriced @ £21:95. I told the... More 

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Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear customer, I appreciate you took your time after many weeks visiting our place to write about your experience,but dont understand why you are not telling the truth ! Yes you did complain about cold steak,and you order only with chips!!! and we did quickly another one for you,but you went to bathroom for long time,and I even spoke to... More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The food was as good as any we have had at any Italian Restaurant. We thought they were new but they have been there 20 years, how could we have missed them. will now be on our Favourites List.

Thank Allan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$50
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 221760
If you want to enjoy fresh quality food in a typical Italian family-style atmosphere, Ciao Sorrento is the place for you. Ciao Sorrento prides itself on using ingredients bought daily and prepared to an extremely high, consistent standard.

Consistency is the key word. The food is always the same, excellent. It never varies or drops below this proudly maintained level. It doesn't matter whether you opt for pasta, fish, chicken or steak the dish never fails to hit the high spot. You always know you're going to be served with top quality food cooked to the highest level.

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