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Ciro's Italian Restaurant

#100 of 1,937 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
University City North
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8927 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-8433
+1 704-510-0012
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Beaufort, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tiramisu was the highlight of my dinner. All meals were good. The musical entertainment added to the Italian feeling of this restaurant

Thank Linda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience for an amazing night. My wife and I have been here numerous times for her birthday, but Valentine's evening was especially nice. Our waitress was very attentive and knowledgeable, with great recommendations. Please think of them when planning a couple's night out!

Thank Cliff P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

One of the best Italian restaurants in Charlotte!!! I recommend this place for those looking for awesome authentic Italian food!!

Thank Mike M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had dinner here during a college visit. We stayed at the Hilton and it was an easy and nice walk across the lake. Lauren was our server and she was friendly and helpful. Portions were huge. We could have easily shared on entree. I had the Chicken Marsala and my daughter had the Penne with Vodka... More 

Thank kneses24
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Was in town for our son's college game and stayed at the nearby Hilton. The wife and I walked over to see if we could grab a quick bite. The food was excellent and the service even better. The seafood fra diavlo was sizable, fresh and just the right amount of spiciness. And the tiramasu was smooth, sweet and not... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Fair menu some items were a little pricey. They have gluten free pasta dishes and sides. Service was fast and friendly. Nothing great but nothing bad either. They could up their game here for sure.

1 Thank kfedct
Columbia, South Carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We come here every time we are in the Charlotte area for a girls' shopping weekend (at least once a year). The food is truly authentic and delicious, and the portions are huge. We have always had friendly, impeccable service. Desserts are house-made and worth eating. The way the staff interacts with other diners make it clear that they are... More 

1 Thank DLP29212
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Thank you for making Ciro's part of your family. We appreciate all of our guests and look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Wellesley, Massachusetts
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176 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Even though there were lots of empty tables, our party of 4 waited and waited to be seated and finally left and went somewhere else. The excuse given was that they were waiting for their staff to arrive, but it was after 5 pm and we were trying to grab dinner between bridge sessions. Another group left ahead of us.... More 

Thank HappyTraveler1957
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

the staff is always willing to make my business dinners fabulous and the menu selections are amazing.

1 Thank krisvail2016
Sycamore, Illinois
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Very nice friendly staff. Ate dinner with 2 other couples. Located in a strip mall but like a book don't be fooled by the cover. This place knows how to do Italian. Right up there with some of the best Italian I have ever eaten. Place was packed on Saturday night but had no issues handling large parties.

Thank HOTROD37

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
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: 8927 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-8433
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > University City North
  • Neighbourhood: University City North
  • Phone Number: +1 704-510-0012
Ciro's Italian Ristorante is a family-owned business that has served the University neighborhood since 1995. We specialize in providing homemade Italian cuisine in a sophisticated, but never stuffy, atmosphere. Ciro's is the perfect place to impress a date or celebrate a family event. We have a semi-private dining area and we also offer catering. Bring your family to our family.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?