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Ciao! Pizza & Pasta

Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta

Address:

59 Williams St, Chelsea, MA 02150

Phone:

(617) 286-9346

Website:

Ciao! Pizza & Pasta

The wood-fired ovens burn every day at Ciao! Pizza and Pasta. The modesty of the small storefront belies top quality, hand-crafted menu. Their pizza is nationally renown and garners all the regional awards.


Co-owners Edson Coimbra and Marvin Posada, Brazilian and Salvadoran immigrants respectively, met while making their way up the ladder in Boston area restaurants from dishwashers to chefs to managers. They’re seasoned pros and their experience shows in every detail.


The flavors here are authentic Italian as Ciao! imports its flour, tomatoes, and olive oil. The fresh ingredients are prepped daily.


Their thin crust pizza cooks in ninety seconds so that you’ll enjoy your slice just five minutes from order to hand to tongue. Favorite pizzas are the classics Margherita and Salsiccia, but the spicy, roasted shrimp and the mushroom ricotta pizzas will transport you to the Mediterranean.


Every week, Ciao’s narrow, open kitchen turns out over two hundred pounds of pasta and sixty pounds of its popular gnochetti, small, hand-extruded shells. Ciao! tops its gnochetti with four hour-braised short ribs, a filling, comforting dish.


Order to go or enjoy their cozy side patio where you can order beer, wine or Italian sodas with your meal. Ciao! offers the best of Italy without leaving Chelsea Square.