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Ciao's Italian Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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405 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72201-4211
+1 501-372-0238
Today
11:00 - 14:00
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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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147 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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166 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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
Mayflower, Arkansas
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I might have spelled that wrong. :) Oh man they r great. Made to order right in front of you. Great dessert. The dessert menu is very impressive and changes frequently. A must try

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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
US$12 - US$12
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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?