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Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria

823 SE 47th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9004
+1 239-471-0033
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
823 SE 47th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9004
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We found this place by accident and what a treat. We both had fantastic dishes made fresh. We had a ball talking with the husband and wife owners. All the food items we tried were great. The bread was made fresh, the portions were large...More

1  Thank SusanP5175
Reviewed 3 days ago

We've tried to get into this restaurant several times over the past two years to no avail. Reservations are not taken for parties of two. Tonight was our night. The place is small and quaint. I had to put my wife's walker in the car...More

Thank olegar31
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the type of place the locals want to protect from us tourists, but the word is out. It's got a bit of a Midwestern feel to it because I believe the owners are from Wisconsin. But don't let that fool you. They have...More

Thank mywinetutor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the good reviews, my wife and I visited for dinner late on a Thursday. We were greeted immediately when we arrived. The atmosphere was warm and friendly, the feeling of a large family gathering. The dinner (veal marsala) and the service were excellent....More

Thank Paul_T064
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You see this little place and think, “Another Italian Restaurant?” In the Cape? And a family run joint at that. Then you go in and know this is not like the others. Everyone is greeted by Mama. Even if you don’t know her. And Papa...More

Thank Pamela P
Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pamela P, Yes just “Another Neighborhood Italian Trattoria” until you walk through our doors, that’s when you “Feel the Ciao, LOVE ❤️” and that is truly what it’s all about. Creating Italian cusine though generations of my families recipes.....old school, made with 💕 love! And...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here with the family of four during Christmas break. We would appreciate you not going here so we can have this cute little place all to ourselves. It is an awesome restaurant with spectacular food. The owner, Jill, takes pride in the food...More

1  Thank Ken B
Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ken B, I love it, and love that you and your family shared in the Ciao, LOVE! When opening up our family trattoria we knew it needed the be special, and by your review...mission accomplished! Each and everyday I try to make my family proud...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited twice with my husband in January 2018. We loved the food & relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant. All of the dishes we had were fresh & delicious. The staff were very friendly & attentive. I would highly recommend this restaurant.More

Thank irishgal987
Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Irishgal987, Thank you so much for sharing your favorable dining experience for all to read, we greatly appreciate it! But most of all for enjoying what we love most and that is creating an inviting/relaxed environment to kick back, enjoy and enjoy some creative Italian...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The finest italian food I've had in 50 years, if ever. My wife, a friend and I sat down to a meal that I can only describe as an epicurean delight. After a delicious caesar salad and an appetizer of crab-stuffed portobello mushroom caps, my...More

Thank mainexile
Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

mainexile, Wow I’m speechlessssss, and if you know me that a hard thing to do! I am honored and feel very blessed to have read your heartfelt review of my family trattoria. I lost my Mom almost 5 years ago and each and everyday I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always a AMAZING Dining experience. My husband and I are seasonal in the Cape but when we come Ciao is ALWAYS on our list! Homemade Italian cooked with love and soul that will leave your mouth watering for more. Jill makes a savory butternut...More

Thank luuvbug
Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

luuvbug, Thank you for sharing your birthday celebration with us, but most of all sharing your experience for all to read! Gotta love those Butternut ravs, so yummy! We so greatly appreciate it and truly blessed for you to be a special part of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great authentic Italian restaurant in Cape Coral. Our first visit was to try the wood fired pizza thinking it was a pizza place try but do much more. Needless to say after 6 visits we have yet to try the pizza as there is...More

1  Thank Rich D
Jill725leo, Owner at Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Rich D, Yell it from the street, yell it from tree tops! let the secret out....Ciao is the real deal! Creating everything from generations of my families recipes, but most of all sharing the LOVE ❤️ of family & friends! We so greatly appreciate your...More

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11 January 2018|
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Response from Jill725leo | Property representative |
Yes we sure do, we have a great selection of micro brews & a large selection of wines, imported & domestic, as well as Ports. Thanks for the interest. Ciao! Jill
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Jill725leo | Property representative |
Yes we do have a nice gluten free options. We offer gluten free pasta, amazing risotto, any of our entrees can be dusted in a gluten free flour. We also offer a Creme Brûlée that is also gluten free. Thanks so much for... More
13 May 2017|
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Response from Jill725leo | Property representative |
So sorry for the delay in my response. We made a Pasta Primvera, with all fresh zucchini, squash, roasted red peppers, mushrooms,roasted garlic toss with pasta in a roasted garlic & olive oil sauce. We hope to see you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$38
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 823 SE 47th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9004
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-471-0033
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"Come Feel the LOVE" Italian Trattoria. Who are we? Housed in a replica of a 1920's NYC store front, Ciao features authentic Neapolitan pizza made with imported "00" Caputo flour, San Marzano tomato and fresh made mozzarella daily prepared in an authentic 800 degree wood burning oven. We also specialize in freshly prepared Italian dinner dishes, seafood, chicken & veal, fresh catch and home of the 7 Layers of Love" ( our house Lasagna) as well as homemade desserts, cappuccino, large imported wine selection & micro brews. Outdoor dining al fresco on the streetfront patio is unique. We carry a large winesj & micro beer selection, wine lover? Ask about "Our Stash" high end wine cabinet. See you soon Ciao! Jill & the family
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