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Ciao Bistro

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302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
+1 904-206-4311
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very popular restaurant, based on our first visit. The food and service were both very good. Recommend the Fantastico Salad & Rigatoni Ciao.

Thank kloslaw
Nashua, New Hampshire
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85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I have been to Italy several times and love Italian food. At Ciao's we had food that could have been served in Italy, with pasta cooked just right. The servings are generous and the service informal and quick. If we go to Amelia Island again, we'll go to Ciao's again.

Thank John B
Annapolis area
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We, my husband and I, were warmly greeted by Ms. Kim as we walked in the door and given a very polite, smiling and attentive server named Joey. The creamy seafood lasagna with crabs, scallops etc. was a beautiful presentation and the taste was heavenly. We couldn't stop raving about it. The server was very attentive and charming throughout the... More 

Thank Darbypuppy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Waiter Clifton was great. Made dining experience special in a subdued way. Polite and organized. Supportive of ownership.

Thank Perry S
Watkinsville, Georgia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second visit here and was just as memorable. The Fantastico salad was truely fantastic, the veal Parmesan was delicious and my husband's lasagna was exceptional. The wait staff is attentive but not annoying.

Thank Diane B
St. Marys, Georgia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on several recommendations, we decided to go here for dinner but were less than impressed. The atmosphere was nice although somewhat noisy as it was a busy night even though it was off season. The service was confusing and our waiter confused us with other tables asking us if we were ready to order when we were not even... More 

Thank GAS79
United States
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123 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here taking clients to dinner. They were busy but sat 8 of us within 5 minutes. Our meal was served by very professional waitstaff. The food is absolutely delicious. We all chose different salads, and everyone enjoyed them.. with some sides of calamari. Dinners ranged from a special of a Seafood Lasagna.. to Eggplant.. to Flatbreads.. no one... More 

Thank JYNM
Rock Hill, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service were poor. Crowded seating. Snooty attitude and pretentious staff. Not authentic italian cuisine.

1 Thank Georgia C
Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal, and were well taken care of by our waiter, Cliff, who shared some of the local history with us. The lasagna was delicious (and generous), loved finding such an inviting place with wonderful food and service while in town for a couple of days.

Thank CathiVero
Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was excellent from the salads and appetizers to the entrees and dessert. We've been here twice and have quite enjoyed both meals.

Thank L6725BDlisa

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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
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-206-4311

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