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Ciao! 2 An Italian Cafe

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289 Settlers Ridge Center Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-1427 (Campbells Run Road)
+1 412-788-9463
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here hoping to find fresh, well prepared Italian food. We had an attentive waiter, the salads were fresh, the house dressing I found rather generic. We ordered the special Genovese main course, chicken with artichokes, and wild caught tilapia with a tomato sauce with zucchini, capers and olives. Portions were small, the sauce on the... More 

2 Thank Pia C
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and myself and 3 kids go to dinner here often. We love the different daily dinner specials. Everyone is friendly and the service is always very good. One of my favorite items is the rice balls with lots of their tomato basil sauce.

Thank gizzygirl01
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Read reviews, wanted to eat close to my airport hitel and decided to go. It was basic Italian American fare, but minus a basics. Pasta was overcooked and everything seemed to be off a little bit. Example: Order melon and prosciutto and it was definitely not prosciutto. More like ham. My lemon chicken Romans was fried chicken served with a... More 

Thank Karen P
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

wife and I visited for my birthday. she had the ravioli aragosta 32.00 I had the veal romano 28.00 she enjoyed her meal but my veal was a little rubbery in the middle. food was not bad but I think it was priced a little high.

Thank stushu
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97 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We dine her often and enjoy the food. I like the spicy hot peppers for an appetizer and I like the chicken marsala. The pasta dishes are good too. It is a step up from an olive garden or Bucca.

Thank pgalaska
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

The Good: Great service, good desserts, very clean, great family or date night atmosphere. The Bad: Overpriced... $12 for a Mimosa? $15 for a brunch egg frittata? Seriously? Looking over the menu, many other items were quite pricey for what they were. Pasta shouldn't be that expensive. My sister decided to make reservations for brunch on Mother's Day and treat... More 

Thank TheInfamousSpongee
Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

My sister and I were looking online for a place that was equidistant for several of us to meet for dinner. Ciao2 popped up and it was a great location and we loved the menu. My mouth was watering all day in anticipation of the Linguini Cannovato, pasta with langostinos and shrimp. Unfortunately many of the items on the online... More 

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Estero, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

The menu on line sounded delicious and there were daily specials when we arrived. My sister chose a homemade soup which she assured us tasted even better than it smelled. I ordered a steak entrée which proved to be done to perfection and very tender and savory. I ate every morsal. My sister liked the marinara sauce a lot. The... More 

Thank soozeeque2016
Norristown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stopped for an early dinner. The Settlers ridge area is busy but we stopped here and were able to get a quiet Italian meal. The bread and holy water dipping sauce were very good and the spinach and artichoke dip was excellent. The speciality cocktail was great. The entrees were large and good. It was a... More 

Thank Danaks1940
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

The owner/waiter's manner, at first, comical, even charming, in a quirky way, quickly became condescending and pretentious. Anticipating the patron's wishes is a good thing, being presumptuous and inattentive, no so much. He would do well to devote greater effort towards listening to his customer requests and answers than listening to himself pretentiously twirling his "r's". The food is good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Settlers Ridge Center Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-1427
    (Campbells Run Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-788-9463
Ciao 2!'s is now the fourth generation of a traditional Italian trattoria! We are a special combination of style and substance, a restaurant known for its craft beers, boutique wines, and classic Italian cuisine! Chef Sabrina, a native Pittsburger, carefully sources local produce and food stuffs whenever possible. Our chef has created brunch, lunch, and dinner menus as delicious tributes to the classic trattoria fashion! This being Pittsburgh, it is only reasonable that Ciao2! pays loving attention the liquid side of things. Signature cocktails such as the Tuscan Sour and the Lemoncello martini, are served along side classics like the Ciao2! Manhattan and the Aviation. Several beers are on tap and Nick has created a varied and unique wine list! Ciao2! An Italian Cafe', a salute to classical regional Italian cuisine!

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