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Ciao's Italian Restaurant

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405 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72201-4211
+1 501-372-0238
Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This place has been around a long time. It has had its ups and downs in my experience, but is solid and dependable now and won't disappoint. A good place for a business lunch. Good unobtrusive service. Ample portions. Give them a try!

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Thank lawrence72201
Little Rock, Arkansas
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153 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Ciao's is by far the best Italian food in the central Arkansas area. All their dishes are well prepared and made from scratch. The owner is extremely nice and verifies that her customers are enjoying their meals. I would recommend this place to anyone and a must if your in Little Rock.

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Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to Ciao's and it was as wonderful as the first time. I had been dreaming about ordering the portabella parmesan again but this time it wasn't on the specials board. When I mentioned it to our waiter he immediately wrote it down and made sure I had it for my main course. Then when he... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Truthfully, the best. Not overcooked but done. Great lunch dish. I get this often and it has been good everything. The owner is here and that makes a difference.

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Thank Drew C
Monett, Missouri
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173 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Wanted Italian food. Was downtown for business. Looked like a quaint spot with good, close parking (a rare commodity). Front end girl was wonderful, polite, attentive, but the dude waiting our table should really stick to washing dishes. His appearance was pitiful, cargo shorts and T-shirt sporting a man bun, with a snotty personality to match. Really fowled up our... More 

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Thank Candyman5000
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a nice and quiet restaurant and a reasonably good value. The service was great but one of the entrees was a bit bland. This is my second trip here and my first visit for dinner. I will go back again as there is something I like about the small and quiet setting and there are few good Italian... More 

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Thank Catherine C
Little Rock, Arkansas
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Have been in Little Rock or over 14 years now and have been looking for a good Italian restaurant. We don't go downtown very often but finally decided to go give Ciao a try. Wish we would have done it years ago. While the building doesn't look like much it is clean and very comfortable. However the service was excellent... More 

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Thank Robert C
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is always a frequent lunch spot. The appearance is much better since they changed the carpet. I am still not sure why they chose carpet instead of a nice tile though. The food is great. The prices are reasonable especially for the quality of food. Becky is the owner and also works in the restaurant. She is very friendly.... More 

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Thank Matt B
Little Rock, Arkansas
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Ciao's is one of those restaurants best known to locals. It has unpretentious frontage & is located on the southern fringe of downtown. Ample on-street parking is available. Out-of-towners will not innately know about it or be drawn to it unless they are referred by locals or catch its reviews on the Net. I have been for lunch, but not... More 

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Thank Michael646808
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I had the lemon chicken. This is one of the only restaurants in town that doesn't overcook chicken. My friend had the crawfish fettuccine and it was awesome.

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Thank Drew C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 12
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72201-4211
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-372-0238

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?