I love this restaurant! We come here when we have something to celebrate, and we did last night (a mortgage burning). The owner always comes around and chats. The waiters are personable, and they are very flexible on menu items: you can mix and match or invent your own dish-they accommodate you. The centerpiece here is great Italian food and an extensive menu, to include fish, pizza, salads, pasta, steak, whatever. For example, I had lobster raviolis, and a hearts of palm salad.
We were a party of six, and had two bottles of wine (they have a great wine list). I was feeling pretty happy when the check came, so I inserted my credit card, and when the check was not picked up immediately, I balanced the check on my head. A waiter came along and took it. When he returned, he placed the check back on my head. It's that kind of a place. Make reservations early--Ciao fills up quickly.