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Ciro's Italian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
University City North
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8927 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-8433
+1 704-510-0012
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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277 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ciro's is amazing. Nothing fancy. Just very nice and simple Italian food. The quality is incredible. The Caesar salad was perfect. The gnocchi and tortellini are must do's. And the Italian lemon cake was as light as a feather. Best part is the grandpa playing the accordion for us. Bellessimo.

Thank Dianne D
Boise, Idaho
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54 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I lived in Charlotte 11 years ago and at the time Ciro's was one of my favorite area restaurants. I come back at least once a year and do my best to do at least a meal at Ciro's. I took a group of clients there today. Food was great. Servings were good sized. Service was great.

Thank CRFjockey
Melbourne, Australia
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341 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This lovely Italian restaurant in a small shopping center serves great food. Servings are absolutely huge - two people could share one main course, seriously, rather than waste this great food we had take out as well. I had veal that was to die for. Wines were reasonable and a very good list. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank 655Denis
Beaufort, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The tiramisu was the highlight of my dinner. All meals were good. The musical entertainment added to the Italian feeling of this restaurant

Thank Linda S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a wonderful experience for an amazing night. My wife and I have been here numerous times for her birthday, but Valentine's evening was especially nice. Our waitress was very attentive and knowledgeable, with great recommendations. Please think of them when planning a couple's night out!

Thank Cliff P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017

One of the best Italian restaurants in Charlotte!!! I recommend this place for those looking for awesome authentic Italian food!!

Thank Mike M
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had dinner here during a college visit. We stayed at the Hilton and it was an easy and nice walk across the lake. Lauren was our server and she was friendly and helpful. Portions were huge. We could have easily shared on entree. I had the Chicken Marsala and my daughter had the Penne with Vodka... More 

Thank kneses24
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Was in town for our son's college game and stayed at the nearby Hilton. The wife and I walked over to see if we could grab a quick bite. The food was excellent and the service even better. The seafood fra diavlo was sizable, fresh and just the right amount of spiciness. And the tiramasu was smooth, sweet and not... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Fair menu some items were a little pricey. They have gluten free pasta dishes and sides. Service was fast and friendly. Nothing great but nothing bad either. They could up their game here for sure.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We come here every time we are in the Charlotte area for a girls' shopping weekend (at least once a year). The food is truly authentic and delicious, and the portions are huge. We have always had friendly, impeccable service. Desserts are house-made and worth eating. The way the staff interacts with other diners make it clear that they are... More 

1 Thank DLP29212
Management response:

Thank you for making Ciro's part of your family. We appreciate all of our guests and look forward to serving you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8927 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-8433
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > University City North
  • Neighbourhood: University City North
  • Phone Number: +1 704-510-0012
Ciro's Italian Ristorante is a family-owned business that has served the University neighborhood since 1995. We specialize in providing homemade Italian cuisine in a sophisticated, but never stuffy, atmosphere. Ciro's is the perfect place to impress a date or celebrate a family event. We have a semi-private dining area and we also offer catering. Bring your family to our family.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?