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Ciao Restaurant

5223 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-2510
+1 843-449-5700
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (99 reviews)
“chicken ciao” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5223 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-2510
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ciao Restaurant
1. Fantastic
"The food was FANTASTIC!"
Jennifer S
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2. Maybe the best at the beach
"don't know if I've ever had better food from anywhere"
Rj H
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3. Great food great time
"Our first time there and the food was amazing."
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They were not very busy after hurricane Florence. Food and service were EXCELLENT. This may be our new favorite Italian restaurant. Previous was Pastaria 811 in Pawleys Island.

1  Thank simonkenton2015
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We stumbled across Ciao while looking for something to eat. It was amazing. From the time we walked in the front door, throughout dinner, and when we left, we were treated like "regulars". We will make this on of our "go to" restaurants.

3  Thank AWH21042
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and fabulous service (thank you Tracy!). From the classics (meatballs and marinara) to the creative (chefs pasta) we were ahhh-mazed. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Blyn29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has doubled its size since our last visit but it hasn’t lost its ambience and cozy feel. The staff is exceptional and knowledgeable. Husband had fettuccine Alfred with shrimp that was huge. He couldn’t eat it all and took half home for lunch....More

1  Thank Joan42469
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

"Ciao" A cozy interior, welcoming owner who is almost always there to greet his guests and traditional menu that never disappoints makes this one of the city’s gems. The impeccable service and the outstanding selection of food that will make you wish you ordered more,...More

1  Thank TSmith1486
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Carol is a friend of mine for whom I do some heavy lifting. Since I won't take her money she insisted on taking me to lunch Saturday; I recommended Taco Bell but she wouldn't hear of it. Carol's been going to Ciao for years, dines...More

2  Thank BigMikeinMB
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We found Ciao years ago and have told all of our friends about how great the food is. Everything we tried has been the best Italian food any other place in Myrtle Beach.

2  Thank Trishbillmc
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Best Italian food in Myrtle Beach. Linguini with clam sauce to die for. Cream brulee cheesecake, best dessert. Never had a bad meal there. Great bar tender. A++

1  Thank anthony c
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We took a couple with us that had never been to Ciao. They now have a new favorite restaurant in Myrtle Beach! Tim, as ALWAYS, treated us to an over-the-top experience and made us feel as though we were alone in the restaurant and very...More

1  Thank Duetsinger72
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Our lunch was delicious. The four of us had shrimp meals with both red and white sauce. Highly recommended. Tim is the best but the wholecwaitstaff is terrific.

1  Thank Evie M
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Laura N
September 19, 2016|
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Response from dwprairiefire | Reviewed this property |
They cook everything to order, so they can accommodate gluten free on most items.
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Araxie62 | Reviewed this property |
As long as you advise the waiter and request to speak with the chef to ensure he knows of your allergy, I am certain they will accommodate your need.
December 12, 2015|
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Response from whataracket | Reviewed this property |
I would also suggest calling the restaurant. Going out for dinner on any major holiday is iffy unless you know their schedule and I don't. Have a happy holiday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5223 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-2510
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-449-5700
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