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Ciao Sorrento

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19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
+44 1382 221760
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was a student looking around the university and through the recommendation of a friendly taxi driver chose to try dining here. I went with a family member and we shared two starters between us (amazing), a main each (incredible) and split a pudding (delicious). I would definitely go again next time I'm in Dundee.

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1 Thank Euan K
Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is Italian cooking and hospitality at its best. If you want a proper slice of Italy there is no better place in Dundee for an authentic atmosphere to enjoy freshly made pizza, pasta, risotto meats & fish. The lobster ravioli, an occasional special, is worth a visit alone!. So, forget the chains and come here - We have eaten... More 

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1 Thank thehut2ns
Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had a very poor experience with the attitude of the owners wife 10 yrs previously, I was persuaded to try again from a group of friends. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of food I received but the service from owners wife is still sadly lacking. Very abrupt and impatient whilst taking our order. Will be another 10... More 

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Thank Chris C
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear Chris C, Thank you for visiting our restaurant after 10 years! I understand ,that you have personal issue with the owners wife and if you like talk to me more about your perception, please email me, I will help you resolve it to my best ability. The order from any customer is always taking time! no rush! becouse we... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, staff are very friendly, great atmosphere highly recommend ciao sorrento for any occasion

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1 Thank Paul J
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for your review about our restaurant, welcome to Ciao Sorrento family!Hope, we will see you and family very soon for any occasion Kind Regards Joanna Milano More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this restaurant often and always find the food to be excellent and the service friendly and helpful. We have also held family events here and they cater for these well and are able to make the occasion really special.

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1 Thank Edi M
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear Edi M Is our pleasure! Thank you for being with us for sooo many many happy meals.With gratitude . Joanna M More 

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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time here and just as good as ever. Lovely food and traditional Italian family restaurant atmosphere. Joanna and team do a marvellous job and all the food options taste just great. Some super wine choices on offer too. If you want something more modern and less Italian there are plenty pseudo Italian chain restaurants around to choose from but... More 

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1 Thank Maxdeuk
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear Maxdeuk, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, is always a joy to serve you and your friends, and I love your sense of humor and spirit ,which add extra to whole atmosphere of our restaurant,hope you be back soon! More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an expensive and lousy meal here. We went here as it has been in Dundee a long time so thought it must be doing something right - we were wrong. The decor clearly hasn't changed since it opened. Didn't really think you could go that wrong with pasta but when done badly like this you so can. Plenty... More 

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Thank dundeetourist
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this review

Dear dundeetourist, Thank you for visiting our retaurant and your opinion.Unfortunatelly I cant relate or help you in this case,becouse not enough details about your experience, in fact not details at all,just everything very bad.This kind of statment is not very constructive and uninspiring for another potential customer.Yes ,we are here 20 years and having many many regular fantastic customers,which... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been eating here since the children were young. Always consistently good food and friendly atmosphere. Another good meal enjoyed by all.

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1 Thank RossWJ1966
Dundee, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip to this restaurant was the first for my wife and me, and it's a tricky one to rate. On the whole the food was top quality, with both veal dishes and my soup having a fantastic flavour. Although the tiramisu looked homemade (and was light and delicious) I think most of the desserts looked as though they had... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely small family run restaurant. Service was so good..friendly and attentive. Food was really tasty and authentic. First time here for one of us but certainly not the last!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 51
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: +44 1382 221760
Description
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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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?