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Ciao Sorrento

19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
+44 1382 221760
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (44 reviews)
“italian food” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Union Street, Dundee DD1 4BN, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most delicious meal tonight at Cia Sorrento which is an intimate warm setting for a romantic evening. The Bruschetta was awesome...both Spaghetti Bolgnese and Marinara were tasty! Service was warm, friendly and attentive without being imposing. We will definitely be back to try...More

Thank Sharlene B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just left here with the wife and grandchildren I was very surprised to see the youngest one demolished a whole pizza and she says it was the best whilst we had different pasta dishes again spoilt for choice really good food and the service is...More

Thank Bobdavie1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average tasting restaurant but high on price and cold staff , could do with more smile and less on taking orders. my chicken dish was very bland, no taste in sauce.More

Thank _hardevkalsi
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer, Thank you very much for visiting our restaurant and appreciate 3 stars considering you didnt enjoy it your dish and the atmosphere. The chicken you had was pollo sorrento,cream and mushrooms,old favorite, Tommasos same recipe for past 30 years, maybe please try next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I come here regularly because the food is consistently good and tasty and it has a warm and friendly atmosphere. We visited again on Friday, this time taking our 7 year old son and he loved it! He had a pizza and...More

Thank lxwood
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer! Thank you so much for taking time on TA and writing about your experience. Make us even more happy when children , the most truthfull customers saing that they had best pizza!! joy of joy!! We hope see your family very soon. Kindest...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I prefer my pasta without meat, shellfish or chicken although most places have these as standard, so I ordered a tagliatelle with garlic and chilli which was not on the menu. Very good and hot. My friend had a pizza which she said was very...More

Thank maggie2791
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a little piece of Italy in Dundee! We are regular customers whether it be a night out or family occasion the experience is always the best. Have visited many restaurants in Italy and this is what ' Ciao' is ,a family run Italian...More

Thank asb127
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to try ciao sorrento last night after a day of walking in the Highlands. As a result we had healthy appetites so were hoping for a hearty meal. The menu is varied but not exhaustively extensive which is always a good sign. The...More

Thank Andrina G
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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)....More

1  Thank Euan K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank thehut2ns
Reviewed 19 April 2017

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...More

Thank Chris C
Joanna M, Owner at Ciao Sorrento, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

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...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Joanna P
Do you do gluten free pasta?
17 December 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Joanna M | Property representative |
Dear Joanna, yes we do gluten free pasta,usually penne and spagetti with sauce of your choice,I hope this help Kind Regards Joanna
AudreyAnne R
opening hours please
14 September 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from cla53 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure of daytime opening but 6pm - 11pm evening dining
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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