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Ciao's Italian Restaurant

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405 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72201-4211
+1 501-372-0238
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17:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Monett, Missouri
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161 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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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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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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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Austin, Texas
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235 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We were in town for the Little Rock marathon. and, of course, I checked TripAdvisor for restaurants near my hotel with good ratings. Ciao's came up. It was just about a 1/2 block from our hotel, and we got to the restaurant about 6:45 and were greeted with a 45-minute wait due to so many other runners being in town... More 

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Thank Jill G
Springfield, Illinois, United States
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

We had at least 25 members of our running club in town for the weekend and everyone met here for a pre-race meal. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food was excellent and the service was great. Definitely worth the almost mile walk from our hotel.

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Thank Barbara M
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Ciao's is a restaurant where the service and the food are both first class. The food is fantastic and plentiful. The house dressing is delicious on a wonderful salad. We went there for the first time in December and I wanted to go back this time we visited Little Rock. It was even better than I remembered.

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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?