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Ciao Sorrento

19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
+44 1382 221760
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (49 reviews)
“tiramisu” (13 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A bit of a throw back to the 80s. Menu is full of 80s favourites but there's no pretentions here, just an authentic wee family restaurant. Starters of melon and parma ham or prawn cocktail, mains of pastas, pizzas and breaded cutlets. The quality of...More

Thank eddi10c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited with my partner and can’t understand how we haven’t visited this place before. Not much too look at but is a hidden gem. Homemade authentic italian food at its best. Menu wasn’t all that extensive but enough choice and quality was good. Portions...More

Thank Speedyg1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small cozy Italian restaurant, relaxing, excellent food, menu varies from pasta and pizza to excellent steak dinners. Delicious desserts. Recommend.

Thank Gail J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my family based on a friends recommendation, Soooo impressed, had the best Italian meal since we were in Rome. Small intimate restaurant either great service, fantastic service & most of all superb food! Highly recommended! Bellissimo!👍😊

Thank oggie1967
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

A homely feel to this quaint little taverna type restaurant with delicious home cooking. Good choice on menu. Carbonara is a must as is the special pasta. Enjoyed the experience and will return.

Thank Cammie00
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Cammie00, Thank you so much for lovely words!,please come back soon,many dishes to explore, yes we do cook with love! Kindest Regards J.MILANO

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Some pieces of advice for those who have yet to try this place… 1. If you book, take the name of the person who is taking the booking. 2. Ask what time they close. I booked a table based upon the previous reviews for a...More

Thank Sultan Y
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Sultan Y, Thank you for visiting our restaurant and very glad that you enjoyed food and dessert specially, however Iike to clarify your opinion. The person who you spoke try it to find out kindly what may of happened that your name wasnt on...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Friendly restaurant with good food. My husband and I had 3 courses each, along with a very nice bottle of white wine. Both mains were pasta dishes, simple but very tasty. The desserts were a tiramisu which was HUGE (and delicious!) and a chocolate mousse...More

Thank lynnielou80
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Dined here lastnight for a family birthday meal. It was my first visit and I wasn't disappointed. Neither were the rest of the party. We all had starters which everyone said were delicious as were the main courses. I opted for the spaghetti carbonara and...More

Thank MWilson87
Reviewed 4 November 2017

My husband and I have been here several times and love it, we had visitors from America and Russia and we were asked to book somewhere in the city to take them for a meal . Our guests said it was some of the best...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

From the moment we walked in the welcome was so warming,not the usual "i'm only here for the money face". I have said this before about Ciao Sorrento, the decor is dated, but do you know what, if they modernized the restaurant it would take...More

Thank ian g
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9 December 2017|
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Response from Annie B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. They are very helpful, sure there would be no problem asking.
19 July 2017|
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Response from Annie B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is only open in the evenings. No lunchtime openings
15 July 2017|
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Response from Joanna M | Property representative |
Hi, we are open from 5 pm to 10 pm tuesday to saturday, sunday 5-9pm, hope see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$55
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 221760
  • E-mail
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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