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Ciao Bistro

302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
+1 904-206-4311
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (83 reviews)
“bread” (83 reviews)
“salad” (81 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There were five of us for a casual dinner and they did a great job with the service and the food. They have creative items that were well prepared and plated nicely. Everyone enjoyed their food. The Italian desserts lacked creativity, just ok. The only...More

Thank Meclazinemaven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find! The location in downtown Fernandina is great. The restaurant feels cozy yet has plenty of room for people to dine. We had gnocci and it was delicious! The salads were good. The wine was very good. The tiramisu was great! The service...More

Thank BeachLover2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for dinner on a Wednesday~ no reservation and we were seated immediately. Chose to sit "outside" which is actually a covered terrace and it was perfect. Waiter was attentive without being overbearing. Started with Caprese Salad-- just the right mix of balsamic reduction...More

Thank BodhisattvaHand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can dine outside in a covered court yard area, where we dined, or inside a small interior restaurant. The owner is a very welcoming man that is smiles and a Ciao to all that come to the restaurant, very welcoming. The food was a great...More

Thank mofogray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great dinner of Cesar salad and seafood risotto. Husband had the salad and shrimp scampi. Shrimp in both dishes were wonderfully fresh Very relaxed atmosphere and the owner Luca is sure to greet you and come over to make sure you enjoyed the...More

Thank 498francesb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ciao never disappoints! The food is excellent and the service is both personable and efficient. If you’re hungry for Italian, be sure to try Ciao - and be sure to speak to Luca, the owner!

Thank 24buddyw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Italian (Calabrese) food. The gnocchi was light and delicious. Atmosphere was great and service very professional and attentive.

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On previous visits to Amelia Island, we have enjoyed dinner at Luca's and we were disappointed to see it is only open for private parties. So, we ventured to Ciao, who is the same owner. Our dinner was spectacular, and our server Shannon was a...More

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decided to eat here because of hotel recommendation, and they took reservations. Staff attentive. Owner came by every table. Loved my chicken piccata, with strong caper flavor Pizza had paper thin crust, which was excellent Ample portions Would definitely return Only alcohol served is wine...More

Thank zzdocflorida
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Staff and owner were very friendly and hospitable. I had the gnocchi and my friend had the ribeye. Everything was delicious. Very good authentic wine selection! On the pricier side but definitely worth it for a nice night out in Fernandina Beach! Will return. :)

Thank Julie H
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Questions & Answers
Leann S
1 October 2017|
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations but you need to call them. Their number is (904) 206-4311.
Sherri G
11 June 2017|
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Response from GAS79 | Reviewed this property |
It may depend on the date and size of the wedding party. Best to contact them directly.
Marlene R
25 February 2015|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
No we called the morning on the night we went. Maybe call the day before. No dress code
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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