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Ciao Bistro

302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
+1 904-206-4311
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (83 reviews)
“bread” (82 reviews)
“salad” (81 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
302 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4241
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Luca always makes the dinner out a memorable experience- great selection of wines - great ambiance - pasta primavera and grilled salmon are two top specialties

Thank coffeeman92004
Reviewed 4 days ago

We made reservations at Ciao and we were glad we did. This place was absolutely packed! The food was delicious! The special was a seafood lasagna. Yes, it was as good as it sounds! My only complaint was there was not much room to move...More

Thank ScottScribner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a few people recommend Ciao Bistro so we stopped in and had a very nice dinner. The owner greeted us warmly and escorted us to a table in the covered courtyard. Our waiter was knowledgeable, informative and helped us with a wine recommendation that...More

1  Thank CaptainL-RI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So WONDERFUL! I started with the house salad, it was good. Perfectly seasoned, crisp and savory. I will strongly recommend the shrimp scampi. I asked for something “bright and garlicky” and my waiter made the suggestion, I hit every note. Bright, savory with a beautiful...More

1  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely and enjoyable place to have a nice dinner. We had our five-year anniversary celebratory dinner there, and it felt like an appropriate venue for that type of situation without being too fancy or fussy. The food was excellent, and the service...More

1  Thank rachelwK5863UB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner here in the historic district. My wife really enjoyed the seafood lasagna and the gnocchi was very good as well. The place is right on Centre St. Our server was great and we enjoyed our meal here.

Thank Leonard F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Good food and the owner is a character himself!! Love the seafood lasagna and the Italian birra!!

Thank romanpeter
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 9 November 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
Leann S
30 September 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
24 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, Business meetings, 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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