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Zio Casual Italian

116 Middleton Dr, Charlotte, NC 28207-2249
+1 704-344-0100
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“meatballs” (7 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
116 Middleton Dr, Charlotte, NC 28207-2249
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

That it took me so long to discover this place! We went with a fairly large group for my wife's birthday based on stumbling across Zio online and getting a few endorsements from friends. Everything was fantastic! The food is fresh, the serving sizes are...More

Thank cds1178
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My wife and I live in Charlotte and happen to find ourselves at Zio's before an event we were attending. Zio's is in the Myers Park area which is a really nice area of town but the beauty of this restaurant is that it is...More

Thank musicmaker2007
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I visited Zio Casual Italian Restaurant while in Charlotte. I ordered the homemade fettuccine with baby spinach and beans. It was a delightful dish made with baby spinach, white beans, Parmesan broth, diced tomatoes and sliced garlic. This dish had great flavor and the homemade...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Have eaten at Zio for several years and have always had a good dining experience. They ususally offer one or two gluten free options for my wife and the cost for the value, along with the down home ambience makes it one of our favorites....More

Thank John C
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is a high-level recap of my visit an incredibly awful dining experience at Zio this evening. We were greeted by a server who stated her name was Pippi, (or something that sounded like this) who took our drink order. The drinks were delivered along...More

Thank Teri M
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I can't believe I didn't know or try Zio until I had already lived in Charlotte for 10 years! It's authentic, real Italian, impressive pies.

Thank sprynurse1
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The food and service were excellent. Peter was attentive and very friendly. Made us happy to be there and want to go back.

Thank jhgWeston_CT
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Zio has been our go to for Italian since we moved to Charlotte in 2007. The food is always good and I have never had a bad experience there. The grilled sausage pizza is so yummy! You can't go wrong with the angel hair and...More

Thank LeslieFoodie
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We were staying @ the Duke Mansion B&B & we walked to this place. The staff were so friendly & helpful. We got the GRILLED NEAPOLITAN Pizza with some veggies & it was the best we've ever tasted !!!

Thank Tourguide030
Reviewed 30 November 2015

This was our second take out visit to Zio while visiting Charlotte. The first visit was very good and the second not so much. We ordered take out and when we arrived one of the entrees was missing which was probably a good thing as...More

Thank jpete
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Middleton Dr, Charlotte, NC 28207-2249 (Formerly Zio)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-344-0100
  • E-mail
Looking for truly authentic Italian food in Charlotte? Zio Casual Italian is the hidden gem you've been searching for! Homemade sauces, pizza dough, pasta, and meatballs are just a few of our specialties. We use freshly picked herbs from our on-site, organic garden in nearly all of our dishes. Many of our recipes were brought over from Castiglione, Italy with our founder's grandmother, and have been passed down through generations of the Consilvio family. Join us today and enjoy one of Uncle Duff's famous 'Hot Pies' and a piece of Grandma G's Chocolate Cake!
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