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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
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Holland Patent, New York
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Tucked into the Settlers Ridge shopping area is a fine Italian cafe! I had one of the best Italian meals I have had in awhile! I ordered Capellini con gameretti and the noodles were cooked to perfection. The salad was fresh with a nice house dressing. The wait staff was attentive. Although pricy, I recommend this spot for a night... More 

Thank CRM65
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Visited once and never went back. It's NOT authentic Italian food. Extremely overpriced and small food portions. I got the lasagna. It was terrible. The sauce was very bland and tasted like it was from a jar. The noodles were not homemade. I think it had 3 layers. One tiny little square that wouldn't fill up my 9 year old.... More 

Thank Kelly G
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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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62 reviews
52 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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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 11 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 

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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
Good for
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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